Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Fusion/Performance

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Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance
Awarded for quality vocal or instrumental latin urban music singles or tracks
Country United States
Presented by The Latin Recording Academy
Website latingrammy.com

The Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban/Fusion 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]

In 2014, "Bailando" by Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente De Zona became the first song to be nominated for this award and for Record of the Year.

In 2017, "Chantaje" by Shakira featuring Maluma was nominated for this award and for Record of the Year.

In 2018, "Malamente" by Rosalía was nominated for this award and for Record of the Year.

Recipients[edit]

Year Artist(s) Work Nominees Ref.
2013 Pitbull featuring Papayo "Echa Pa'lla (Manos Pa'rriba)"

2014 Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona, & Enrique Iglesias "Bailando"

2015 Nicky Jam featuring Enrique Iglesias "El Perdón"

2016 Yandel "Encantadora"
  • Alexis & Fido — "Una En Un Millón"
  • El Dusty featuring Happy Colors — "Cumbia Anthem"
  • Jacob Forever — "Hasta Que Se Seque El Malecon"
  • Tubarao featuring Maneirinho & Anitta — "Pra Todas Elas"

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2017 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber "Despacito (Remix)"

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2018 TBA TBA

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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 October 1, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2013.
  3. ^ Cobo, Leila (September 21, 2016). "Latin Grammys 2016 Nominations: See the Full List". Billboard. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "NOMINEES 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards". The Latin Recording Academy. September 26, 2016. Retrieved September 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "NOMINEES 19th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards" (PDF). The Latin Recording Academy. Retrieved September 23, 2018.

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