The Latin Recording Academy

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The Latin Recording Academy (Spanish: Academia Latina de la Grabación; Portuguese: Academia Latina da Gravação), formally known as the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, is a multinational membership-based association composed of Latin music industry professionals, musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other creative and technical recording professionals. The Latin Academy of Recording is a group that places greater emphasis on aesthetic and technical accomplishments than it does on sales or chart positions. They want to provide a broader platform and raise the profile of Latino artist and creators, both domestically and internationally.

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The Latin Recording Academy
Spanish: Academia Latina de la Grabación
Portuguese: Academia Latina da Gravação
Formation1997 (1997)
TypeMusic organization
HeadquartersMiami, Florida, United States
Official language
Manuel Abud
AffiliationsThe Recording Academy

They are dedicated to promoting the genre and its makers, both inside and outside the United States.[1] The Academy is internationally known for its annual Latin Grammy Awards. It is headquartered in Miami and is led by president and CEO Manuel Abud.