Setting The Stage For The Latin Grammys Guy Raz and Betto Arcos discuss and sample music by four of the year's most promising Latin Grammy nominees: Nino Josele, Ceu, Silvio Rodriguez and Perrozompopo.

Setting The Stage For The Latin Grammys

Setting The Stage For The Latin Grammys

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Brazilian singer Ceu is among the nominees at this year's Latin Grammys. Caroline Bittencourt hide caption

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Brazilian singer Ceu is among the nominees at this year's Latin Grammys.

Caroline Bittencourt

With the Latin Grammys coming up Thursday night, Betto Arcos (host of KPFK's The Global Village) and Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz recently sat down to discuss and sample music from four of the year's most promising nominees. Scroll down this page to hear a song by three of them.

Nino Josele, one of the most exciting young flamenco guitarists in the business.

Céu, a Brazilian artist living in New York. Her album Vagarosa is nominated in the category of Best Brazilian Pop Album.

Silvio Rodriguez, a legendary Cuban singer-songwriter who has been called "the Cuban Bob Dylan."

Perrozompopo, also known as Ramon Mejia. He comes from perhaps the best-known family of musicians in Nicaragua.

Latin Grammys

Cover for Espanola

Balcon de la luna

  • from Espanola
  • by Niño Josele
Cover for Vagarosa

Comadi

  • from Vagarosa
  • by CéU
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Cover for Segunda Cita

Sea Señora

  • from Segunda Cita
  • by Silvio Rodríguez
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Cover for Quiero Que Sepas

Quiero Que Sepas

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Pasando Mas

  • from Quiero Que Sepas
  • by Perrozompopo

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