Photo from Ruben Blades website.
Photo from Ruben Blades website.

TODAY PANAMA – Panama celebrates Ruben Blades’ second Grammy award, as the news hit the headlines across the country.

The Panama America journal reports about the other strong nominees in the category Best Latin Pop Album, including Camila, Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad, Juanes and Marco Antonio Solís.

The album “Tangos”, recorded in Argentina in 2010 during the World Tango Festival, includes Blades’ classics like Pedro Navaja and Pablo Pueblo in Tango style

Last November, Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (professionally known as Rubén Blades) won the Latin Grammy to Best Tango Album. He will soon be included in the US Latin Music Hall of Fame.

The Panamanian songwriter, musician, actor, politician and lawyer has recorded more than 20 albums and won seven Latin Grammies. He is also considered one of the most successful and prolific singer-songwriter in Latin America.