Hosted by Gabriel Abaroa Jr., president/CEO of the Latin Recording Academy, the new exhibit (and party) celebrate 20 years of the Latin Grammys.
The Latin Grammy awards have already aired, but the salute to Latin music continues with a 20th anniversary exhibit at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The daylong festivities (Nov. 18) included a ribbon-cutting ceremony along with recording artists Ángela Aguilar, Christian Nodal and a spectacular showcase by Raquel Sofiaand Flor de Toloache at the Clive Davis Theater.
The Latin Recording Academy and the museum worked together to expand the Latin-themed exhibits to illustrate the Latin organization's history and worldwide influence. The result is a captivating look at Latin Grammy music milestones as seen through iconic moments, imagery and special highlights such as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year celebrations, which also include Juanes, the 2019 honoree. The exhibit is scheduled to stay open through spring 2020. Here are 10 things that rocked:
Vision: Highlighting the Latin Grammy's 20th years of excellence in the new Latin music gallery is not an easy endeavor, but the Latin Recording Academy's commitment of more than half-a-million dollars over a three-year arc helped the museum expand the Latin music-focused exhibits. One of the exhibit's opening highlights is Emilio Estefan Jr., the Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning musician, songwriter and producer who was the first to receive the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year recognition in 2000.