Grammy nominations are out, and Unhealthy Bunny simply made historical past. The celebrated artist’s fourth solo studio album, “Un Verano Sin Ti,” simply grew to become the primary all Spanish-language album to obtain an album of the 12 months nomination by the Recording Academy. Introduced on Nov. 15, this historic achievement is along with two different nominations: finest pop solo efficiency and finest música urbana album.
Unhealthy Bunny — full identify Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio — is already extremely adorned, with two prior Grammy wins and 4 Latin Grammys underneath his belt. Final 12 months, his “El Último Tour Del Mundo” gained the Grammy for finest música urbana album, and “YHLQMDLG” earned the award for finest latin pop album in 2021. He was additionally not too long ago named the artist of the 12 months on the MTV Video Music Awards in August.
“Un Verano Sin Ti,” took Spotify by storm again within the spring, reaching 145.8 million streams in its debut, and serving to Unhealthy Bunny grow to be the most-streamed artist globally with 183 million streams in a single day — overtaking the previous document holder, Drake. The truth is, as of July, The New York Instances estimated the album garnered almost $1.4 million in gross sales and 1.9 billion streams since its Could launch in the USA alone.
Along with breaking information and making historical past, Unhealthy Bunny continues to battle for Latinx artists and illustration in traditionally white areas. Within the September 2022 problem of Harper’s Bazaar, he stated his success is “for extra than simply myself, but in addition for the followers and for the entire Latinos on the planet. I get emotional serious about it.” He added, “If it wasn’t me but it surely was one other artist, I might really feel simply as proud for them too. However clearly it is extra thrilling that it’s me.”
Keep tuned when the Grammy Awards air on Feb. 5, 2023. Unhealthy Bunny can also be set to look on the upcoming Latin Grammys on Nov. 17, the place he’s nominated in ten classes.