Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance

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Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance
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Awarded for quality vocal or instrumental latin urban music singles or tracks
Country United States
Presented by Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
Official website latingrammy.com

The Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance is an honor presented annually by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences at the Latin Grammy Awards, a ceremony that recognizes excellence and promotes a wider awareness of cultural diversity and contributions of Latin recording artists in the United States and internationally. [1]

According to the category description guide for the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards, the award is for vocal or instrumental singles or tracks of newly recorded material containing at least 51 percent playing time of Urban music subgenres such as Hip Hop, Rap, Dancehall, R&B, Reggaeton, and could include a fusion mix of other genres. It is awarded to solo artists, duos or groups.[2]

Recipients[edit]

Year Artist(s) Nationality Work Nominees
2013 Pitbull featuring Papayo  United States
 Venezuela
"Echa Pa'lla (Manos Pa'rriba)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sobre La Academia Latina de la Grabación". Latin Grammy Awards (in Spanish) (United States: Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences). Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Category Guide". Latin Grammy Awards (United States: Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences). Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 

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