NEW YORK – Shakira led the Latin Grammy pack Tuesday with five nominations, while Ricardo Arjona, Gustavo Cerati and Julieta Venegas received four each.
Shakira, the hip-shaking international superstar from Colombia, was nominated for record of the year, song of the year and best short form music video for "La Tortura," as well as album of the year and best female pop vocal album for "Fijacion Oral Vol. 1."
Guatemalan singer Arjona is up for record of the year and song of the year for "Acompaname a Estar Solo," best pop vocal album for "Adentro" and best short for music video for the song "Mojado."
Argentina's rocker Cerati took nominations for best rock song for "Crimen," album of the year and best rock solo vocal album for "Ahi Vamos" and album of the year as producer of Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol. 1."
Mexico-born Venegas was nominated for record of the year and best short form music video for "Me Voy," and album of the year and best alternative album for "Limon y Sal."
The seventh annual Latin Grammys, featuring 47 categories for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking artists, will take place Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden and will be broadcast on the Univision Network.