Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album


Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. The award has had several minor name changes:

*From 1984 to 1991 the award was known as Best Tropical Latin Performance
*From 1992 to 1994 it was awarded as Best Tropical Latin Album
*From 1995 to 1999 it returned to the title Best Tropical Latin Performance
*In 2000 it was awarded as Best Traditional Tropical Latin Performance
*Since 2001 it has been awarded as Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

2000s

*Grammy Awards of 2006
**Bebo Valdes for "Bebo De Cuba"
*Grammy Awards of 2005
**Andy Garcia (producer), Eric Schilling (engineer/mixer) & Israel "Cachao" Lopez for "¡Ahora Si!"
*Grammy Awards of 2004
**Jerry Boys (engineer/mixer), Ry Cooder (producer) & Ibrahim Ferrer for "Buenos Hermanos"
*Grammy Awards of 2003
**Catherine Miller (engineer/mixer), Nat Chediak (producer) & the Bebo Valdés Trio for "El Arte Del Sabor" performed by the Bebo Valdés Trio with Israel "Cachao" Lopez & Carlos "Patato" Valdés
*Grammy Awards of 2002
**Javier Garza, John D. Thomas, Mike Couzzi, Ron Taylor, Scott Canto (engineers), Andrés Castro, Emilio Estefan, Sebastián Krys (producers) & Carlos Vives (producer & artist) for "Dejame Entrar"
*Grammy Awards of 2001
**Freddy Piñero Jr, Gustavo Celis, Javier Garza, Mauricio Guerrero, Scott Canto, Sebastián Krys (engineers), Emilio Estefan, George Noriega, Robert Blades (producers) & Gloria Estefan for "Alma Caribeña"
*Grammy Awards of 2000
** Tito Puente for "Mambo Birdland"

1990s

*Grammy Awards of 1999
**Marc Anthony for "Contra La Corriente"
*Grammy Awards of 1998
**Ry Cooder for "Buena Vista Social Club"
*Grammy Awards of 1997
**Rubén Blades for "La Rosa de los Vientos"
*Grammy Awards of 1996
**Gloria Estefan for "Abriendo Puertas"
*Grammy Awards of 1995
**Israel "Cachao" Lopez for "Master Sessions Volume 1"
*Grammy Awards of 1994
**Gloria Estefan for "Mi Tierra"
*Grammy Awards of 1993
**Linda Ronstadt for "Frenesi"
*Grammy Awards of 1992
**Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 for "Bachata Rosa"
*Grammy Awards of 1991
**Tito Puente for "Lambada Timbales"
*Grammy Awards of 1990
**Ray Barretto & Celia Cruz for "Ritmo en el Corazon"

1980s

*Grammy Awards of 1989
**Rubén Blades for "Antecedente"
*Grammy Awards of 1988
**Eddie Palmieri for "La Verdad - The Truth"
*Grammy Awards of 1987
**Rubén Blades for "Escenas"
*Grammy Awards of 1986
**Eddie Palmieri for "Solito"
**Tito Puente for "Mambo Diablo" performed by Tito Puente & His Latin Ensemble
*Grammy Awards of 1985
**Eddie Palmieri for "Palo Pa Rumba"
*Grammy Awards of 1984
**Tito Puente for "On Broadway" performed by Tito Puente & His Latin Ensemble


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