Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel had never received a Latin Grammy Award during his lifetime, but on Thursday, he became a posthumous double winner.
The late Mexican superstar won album of the year and best vocal pop traditional album for "Los Duo 2," a collection of his greatest hits performed by such luminaries of Latin music as Marc Anthony, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano and Wisin. A video tribute showed highlights from his decades onstage, and the presenters of the night's final prize called on the audience to "applaud for the master."
Gabriel died in August at age 66.
He was named the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year in 2009,...