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La vida has provided many good raticos for Juanes.
The Colombian rocker took home a leading five trophies Thursday at the 2008 Latin Grammy Awards, including Album, Song and Record of the Year, to bring his all-time win total to 17 and shatter the previous record of 14 held by Alejandro Sanz.
In addition to top album, Juanes' La Vida...Es Un Ratico (Life Is a Moment) was also named Best Male Pop Vocal Album, while wins for Best Song, Record and Short-Form Music Video came for the tune "Me Enamora."
"This is incredible. A million thanks, truly," the artist said in thanks. "I have to thank my father, who is in heaven, God, my children. Since I was very young, my family taught me to listen to Latin-American music...They have all been an influence."
The influences transcended borders tonight in Houston, where the Latin Grammys (in 49 categories!) were handed out in the Lone Star state for the first time.