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Cafe Tacvba nominated for 6 Latin Grammys

Cafe Tacvba nominated for 6 Latin Grammys
Juanes celebrates winning the Latin Pop Album of the Year Billboard Award in the press room at the 2008 Latin Billboard Awards at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on April 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The Mexican rock group Cafe Tacvba leads the field with nominations for six Latin Grammy Awards, the Latin Recording Academy announced.

Juanes and Gustavo Santaolalla Garner earned five nods apiece, while Andres Calamaro, Kany Garcia and Julieta Venegas each received four nominations.

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Gloria Estefan, Victor Manuelle, Soraya Moraes, Ximena Sarinana and Joan Sebastian are among those nominated for three awards.

The nominations were announced Wednesday. "The 9th annual Latin Grammy Awards" show is to air Nov. 13 on Univision Network live from Houston.

"In its ninth year, the Latin Grammy nominations continue to reflect a diverse and eclectic worldwide Latin music community of well-respected artists while bringing fresh new acts and trends to the forefront," said Gabriel Abaroa, president of the Latin Recording Academy. "With more than 5,000 entries this year, it's encouraging to see so many music makers and professionals participate in the awards process, and to see so many albums, songs, and creators getting due recognition from peers. The world will be watching on Nov. 13 and there will be much to celebrate.

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