The Latin Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Album was an honor presented annually at the Latin Grammy Awards from 2001 to 2011. The award was given to a male performer for albums containing at least 51% of new recordings of the pop genre. Since its inception, the award category has had several name changes. In 2000 it was presented as Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. The following year onwards the award is known as Best Male Pop Vocal Album.
Spanish artists have won the award more times than any other nationality, though award-winning albums have also been performed by musicians originating from Argentina, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. The award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance was presented in 2000 to Mexican singer Luis Miguel for "Tu Mirada". No Es Lo Mismo and Paraíso Express, recorded by Alejandro Sanz, Adentro, performed by Ricardo Arjona and La Vida... Es un Ratico by Juanes, received the award and also earned the Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album.
Hasta la Raíz
(Down to the Root
) is the sixth studio album
by Mexican recording artist Natalia Lafourcade
. It was released on March 17, 2015 by Sony Music Latin
. After attaining success with her previous album, Mujer Divina
, a tribute to Mexican singer-songwriter Agustín Lara
, Lafourcade decided to record an album with original recordings. Lafourcade spent three years in the writing process, searching for inspiration in different cities, resulting in songs with very personal feelings regarding love. The record was produced by Lafourcade, who was assisted by Argentinian musician Cachorro López
and Mexican artist Leonel García
Upon its release Hasta la Raíz received mixed to positive reviews from music critics, with some critics being skeptical about her songwriting and staying on her comfort zone as an artist, while others praised her evolution as a musician and named the album one of the best pop releases of the year. The record peak at number twelve on the US Billboard Latin Albums and number-one in Mexico, where it was certified platinum and shipped over 30,000 copies in the country.