Rodrigo has been nominated to two Graffiti Awards 2021 (voted by the Uruguayan press). “Analysis Paralysis” (Composition, Production, Guitars) for “Best Hard Rock / Metal Album”; and “Moments and Fragments” (Composition, Production, Guitars) for “Best Jazz Fusion Album”
The composition “Leaps and Bounces” composed by Rodrigo Cotelo has been selected as a Semi-Finalist in the Jazz category of the 2019 International Songwriting Competition. Among others, the jurors consisted of Kenny Garrett, Danilo Perez, Peter Erskine, Gordon Goodwin, and saxophonist Ted Nash.
This is now the fourth time (third in Jazz, the other one in Blues) Rodrigo has been recognized by the prestigious Nashville based International Songwriting Competition.