COSTA RICA EXTRA – Costa Rican singer Debi Nova says she is grateful for the Latin Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for his album “Soy” (I Am).

Photo_DebiNova1_300RGBNova is up against Santana for “Corazón – Deluxe Version”; Mariana Vega for “Mi burbuja”; Camila for “Elypse”; and Rosario for “Rosario”.

But Nova is not the only Costa Rican nominated at the Latin Grammys.

Nominated also are the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (OSN) – National Symphony Orchestra; Marianella Villalobos; Danilo Montero; and the graphic design firm, Pupila Estudio.

The OSN was nominated for the Best Classical Album for the album “Música de compositores costarricenses Volumen 1”, performed by Eddie Mora, Ana Catalina Ramirez, Carlos Chaves and Leonardo Gell.

Marianela Villalobos received a nomination for best tango album “Amor y Tango” (Love and tango).

Danilo Montero, who had been nominated in 2010, this time is one of the contenders for the award for “Mejor álbum cristiano en español” (Best Christian album in Spanish).

Pupila Estudio, created the cover for the Argentinian band Nonpalidece for their album called “Activistas” (Activists), nominated for Mejor diseño de empaque” (Best packaging design).

A Latin Grammy Award is an award by The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

The ceremony of the Latin Grammys will be on November 20 in Las Vegas, United States.

Article first appeared at Costa Rica Extra, reposted with permission