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Fito Paez, Grupo Niche, Natalia Lafourcade Win Grammys Latin Categories

Three Latin acts representing wildly different musical styles -- Argentina’s Fito Páez, Colombia’s Grupo Niche and Mexico’s Natalia LaFourcade -- were the early winners for the Latin categories at Sunday's (March 14) Grammy Awards. For veterans Páez and Grupo Niche, who’ve been making music for literally decades, this was their...
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Argentine rocker Fito Páez: ‘I want to play until the end’

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In times of a global pandemic, Argentine rocker Fito Páez feels it is his duty to document what’s going on in the world through his music. It’s something he aimed to do with “La Conquista del Espacio” (“The Conquest of Space”), his 2020 album that is competing for best Latin rock or alternative album at the March 14 Grammy Awards.
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Can Fito Paez Rekindle Rock en Español With a Grammy Win?

At a time when rock en español lost steam to trap and reggaeton, Argentine icon Fito Páez righted the boat with his La Conquista del Espacio (The Conquest of Space), a gorgeous album that is equal parts a nod to The Beatles sound that Páez so identifies with and eclectic experimentation. The lushly orchestrated set, which ranges from blues to social commentary, won the Latin Grammy for best pop/rock album while the triumphantly joyous title track also won best pop/rock song.