Colombian musician Carlos Vives is the creative director of a collection of NFT (non-fungible tokens) for the upcoming Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place next November 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA), informed the Latin Academy de la Grabación, the institution that organizes these awards.
The NFT collection, which will start to be sold since this year, has been created by a group of visual artists, among which Jimena Buena Vida (Colombia), J.N. Silva (Venezuela), María Delgado (Nicaragua), Monaris (Puerto Rico) and Carlos Luna James (Mexico).
“I am hoping that fans can enjoy this broadcast of NFT and all the fabulous works created by artists from all over the world who represent both Latin music and its communities”, said Carlos Vives.. responsible for selecting “the arts graphics” that form part of the NFT collection of the 23rd edition of the Latin Grammys.
Winner of two Grammy Awards and 15 Latin Grammy Awards, the performer of “La chama fría” is nominated in five categories, among them Grabación del Año and Álbum del Año, in the next gala of these awards that seek to honor the legacy, celebrate the present and embrace the future of Latin music, from the Academy.
The prices of the NFT fluctuate between 10 and 1,000 dollars, and its issuance is the result of an alliance between the Academia Latina de la Grabación and OneOf, a web3 platform and “digital events”.
Among the designs that form part of this collection is the official art of the next edition of these awards, work of the Mexican muralist Quetzal Fuerte.
According to a statement issued today, the purchase of these NFTs includes the possibility of being able to attend the gala, as well as raffles of t-shirts and hats with the art that are part of this printed collection.