List of Cuban Grammy Award winners and nominees

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The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Cuba:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
1976 Best Latin Recording Mongo Santamaría Afro-IndioNominated
1977 SofritoNominated
1978 DawnWon
1979 Mongo A La CarteNominated
1980 Irakere IrakereWon
1981 Irakere 2Nominated
1984 Best Tropical Latin Performance Mongo Santamaría Mongo MagicNominated
1986 Espiritu LibreNominated
1988 Best Latin Pop PerformanceMaria Conchita Alonso [1] Otra Mentira MasNominated
1990 Best Tropical Latin Performance Celia Cruz and Ray Barretto Ritmo en el CorazónWon
1993 Best Latin Pop Album Jon Secada Otro Día Más Sin Verte Won
1994 Maria Conchita Alonso ImáginameNominated
1996 Jon Secada AmorWon
Best Contemporary Jazz Album Pat Metheny Group [lower-alpha 1] We Live Here Won
1999 Best Tropical Latin Performance Chucho Valdés and Irakere Babalú AyéNominated
2003 Best Salsa Album Celia Cruz La Negra Tiene Tumbao Won
Best Salsa/Nerengue Album Regalo del Alma Won
Best Latin Pop Album Jorge Moreno MorenoNominated
2004 Best Salsa/Merengue Album Celia Cruz Regalo del Alma Won
2007 Best Latin Pop Album Fulano [2] IndividualNominated
2010 Best Contemporary World Music Album Omar Sosa Across the Divide: A Tale of Rhythm & AncestryNominated
2011 Best Latin Pop Album Alex Cuba Alex Cuba Nominated
2015 Best World Music Album Wu Man, Luis Conte and Daniel Ho [lower-alpha 2] Our World in SongNominated
2016 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Celia Cruz Won
Best Latin Pop Album Alex Cuba HealerNominated
2018 Lo Único ConstanteNominated
2019 Best Pop Vocal Album Camila Cabello CamilaPending
Best Pop Solo Performance Havana (Live)Pending


  1. The Pat Metheny Group is an American jazz fusion group. Luis Conte was one of the percussionists that performed on the album.
  2. Wu Man is a Chinese musician and Daniel Ho is an American musician.