Shakira Leads Latin Grammys03 November 2006
Shakira Leads Latin Grammys
The HIPS DON'T LIE beauty picked up Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for LA TORTURA - which she performed with Spanish heart-throb Alejandro Sanz - and Album Of The Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Album for FIJACION ORAL VOL 1 at the Madison Square Garden ceremony in New York City.
Shakira took the opportunity to support illegal immigrants who are seeking work in the United States, saying, "I hope soon they will receive they recognition they deserve from the government."
Meanwhile, reggaeton group CALLE 13 took home three awards - Best New Artist, Best Urban Music Album for their eponymous named disc and Best Short Music Video for ATREVETE TE, TE.
Argentine rock star GUSTAVO CERATI triumphed in two categories, Best Rock Song for CRIMEN and Best Rock Vocal Album for AHI VAMOS, while Brazilian music legend Sergio Mendes was named Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album for TIMELESS.
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