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is a studio album
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by the late Argentine
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singer Mercedes Sosa
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. It was released in 2009 and features duets with prominent Latin American recording artists. It was certified platinum by the CAPIF. This means that the album sold 40,000 copies in Argentina.
Cantora, un Viaje Íntimo
features Cantora 1
and Cantora 2
. The recopilation sold more than 200,000 copies in Argentina.
- "Aquellas pequeñas cosas" (feat. Joan Manuel Serrat
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) - 2:37
- "Barro tal vez" (feat. Luis Alberto Spinetta
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) - 3:44
- "Sea" (feat. Jorge Drexler
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- "Coração Vagabundo" (feat. Caetano Veloso
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) - 4:12
- "La maza" (feat. Shakira
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- "Zamba para olvidarte" (feat. Diego Torres
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& Facundo Ramírez) - 5:02
- "Agua, fuego, tierra y viento" (feat. Soledad Pastorutti
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- "Celador de sueños" (feat. Gustavo Santaolalla
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& Orozco Barrientos)
- "Sabiéndose de los descalzos" (feat. Julieta Venegas
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- "Himno de mi corazón" (feat. León Gieco
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- "Novicia" (feat. Víctor Heredia
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- "Zamba de los adioses" (feat. Dúo Nuevo Cuyo)
- "Nada" (feat. Maria Graña & Leopoldo Federico) - 3:48
- "Esa musiquita" (feat. Teresa Parodi)
- "Romance de la luna tucumana" (feat. Juan Quintero & Luna Monti)
- "Deja la vida volar" (feat. Pedro Aznar
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- "Pájaro de rodillas" (feat. Nacha Roldán)
Latin Grammy Awards
The album won two Latin Grammy Awards
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The 10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards took place on November 5, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the second time the show took place in Las Vegas. Juan Gabriel was honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year on November 4, the day prior to the...
- Best Folk Album
- Best Recording Package
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In addition, it was also nominated for Album of the Year
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