Peso Pluma and Nicki Nicole, February 2024 (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
Peso Pluma has won Best Música Mexicana Album at the 2024 Grammys for his full-length Génesis. This is his first-ever Grammy nomination and win. The Guadalajara-raised singer won over fellow nominees Ana Bárbara (Bordado a Mano), Flor de Toloache (Motherflower), Lila Downs (La Sánchez), and Lupita Infante (Amor Como en las Películas de Antes).
Génesis is Pluma’s third full-length LP and includes guest appearances from Eladio Carrión, Natanael Cano, and Junior H, among others. Though this was Peso Pluma’s first time at the Grammys, he did get a practice run in by way of the 2023 Latin Grammy Awards, where he was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Regional Mexican Song (both for the breakout single “Ella Baila Sola”).
Read about Peso Pluma in Pitchfork’s feature “How Regional Mexican Music Became the Year’s Most Refreshing Pop Breakthrough” and follow along with all of Pitchfork’s coverage of the 2024 Grammy Awards.
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