Vicente García accepts the Latin GRAMMY for Best Singer-Songwriter Album for A La Mar at the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards on Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas.
"I am very happy and excited. I want to dedicate this award to my country, [my] fountain of infinite inspiration, [and] also to Juan Luis Guerra who has been for me a constant inspiration. I don't know what to say. I am very excited. Thank you to the Academy, Eduardo Cabra, John Blaze [and] Wendell for working [from] the heart. … And … to all the people that helped me make this record. A million thanks."