Premio Lo Nuestro 1995

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7th Lo Nuestro Awards
Date Thursday, May 18, 1995 (1995-05-18)
Highlights
Most awards Selena (4)
Most nominations Juan Gabriel (5)

The 7th Lo Nuestro Awards ceremony, presented by the Univision, honored the best Latin music of 1994 and 1995 and took place on May 18, 1995, at a live presentation held in Miami, Florida. The ceremony was broadcast in the United States and Latin America by Univision.

During the ceremony, nineteen categories were presented. Winners were announced at the live event and included Tejano singer Selena receiving four posthumous awards, and Luis Miguel and Carlos Vives, each receiving two awards. Among its honors, Miguel won the award for "Pop Album of the Year," Selena for "Regional Mexican Album of the Year," and Olga Tañón won the award for "Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year." Spanish singer Julio Iglesias received the Excellence Award.

Background

In 1989, the Lo Nuestro Awards were established by Univision, to recognize the most talented performers of Latin music.[1] The nominees were selected by Univision and the winners chosen by the public.[1] The categories included are for the Pop, Tropical/Salsa, Regional Mexican and Rap genres, and Music Video. The trophy awarded is shaped like a treble clef.[1] The 7th Lo Nuestro Award ceremony was held on May 18, 1995, in a live presentation broadcast in United States and Latin America by Univision.[2]

Winners and nominees

Luis Miguel, performing.
Mexican performer Luis Miguel (pictured in 2009), won the Lo Nuestro for Pop Album and Pop Male Artist of 1994
Carlos Vives, speaking.
Colombian singer Carlos Vives (pictured in 2010), won three Lo Nuestro Awards in 1995

Winners were announced before the live audience during the ceremony. Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel was the most nominated performer, with five nominations, including Pop Album (Gracias Por Esperar), Male Artist, Pop Song (for writing "Mañana", performed by Cristian Castro; "Luna", performed by Ana Gabriel; and "Pero Qué Necesidad", performed by Gabriel); the singer-songwriter received the Pop Song of the Year Award for his single "Pero Qué Necesidad".[2] Mexican singer Luis Miguel was awarded for second year in row for Pop Album of the Year (Segundo Romance) and Pop Male Artist, and also won Video of the Year for "La Media Vuelta".[3] Four of the songs nominated for Pop Song of the Year, Miguel's "El Día Que Me Quieras", "Luna" by Ana Gabriel, "Pero Que Necesidad" by Juan Gabriel, and La Mafia's "Vida", reached number-one at the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart.[4] Tejano singer Selena dominated the Regional Mexican field winning all her nominations, including Album of the Year (Amor Prohibido), Regional Mexican Song ("Amor Prohibido") and Female Artist of the Year; Selena also won for Pop Female Artist.[3] Puerto-Rican American artist Olga Tañón received two awards for Tropical/Salsa Album and Female Artist of the Year; while Colombian singer Carlos Vives was awarded for New Artist, Male Artist and Song of the Year for "La Gota Fría".[3] Spanish singer Julio Iglesias earned the Excellence Award.[3]

Winners and nominees of the 7th Annual Lo Nuestro Awards (winners listed first)[2][3]
Pop Album of the Year Pop Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Pop Female Artist of the Year, Pop
Pop Group of the Year Pop New Artist of the Year
Regional Mexican Album of the Year Regional Mexican Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Regional Mexican Female Artist of the Year, Regional Mexican
Regional Mexican Group of the Year Regional Mexican New Artist of the Year
  • Ezequiel Peña
Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year Tropical/Salsa Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Tropical/Salsa Female Artist of the Year, Tropical/Salsa
Tropical/Salsa Group of the Year Tropical/Salsa New Artist of the Year
Video of the Year

See also


References

  1. ^ a b c "Historia: Premios Lo Nuestro". Terra Networks (in Spanish). Telefónica. February 6, 2006. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Burr, Ramiro (May 7, 1995). "Tejano artists in line for national honors". San Antonio Express-News. Hearst Corporation. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Lo Nuestro – Historia". Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications. Archived from the original on June 26, 2015. Retrieved March 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Billboard Charts Archive – Hot Latin Songs – 1994 Archive". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved January 21, 2015. 
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