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 Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
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.

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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All-time table[edit]

# Artist / Group Wins Loss Years winner Years nominated
1 Nicky Jam 1 2015
Enrique Iglesias 1 2014
Pitbull 1 2013
4 J Balvin 2 2014, 2015
Alexis & Fido 2 2013, 2015
7 Alkilados 1 2015
Maluma 1 2015
Yandel 1 2015
Daddy Yankee 1 2015
Calle 13 1 2014
Don Omar 1 2014
Wisin 1 2014
Elvis Crespo 1 2013
Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas 1 2013
Mala Rodríguez 1 2013

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. 

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