Bad Bunny and Other Latin Artists Win Awards at 2021 Grammys
"I'm really proud," Bad Bunny exclaimed during his speech as he accepts his Best Latin Pop or Urban Album in the recently concluded 2021 Grammys. The Latin rapper's third solo album, YHLQMDLQ, earned him his first Grammy award.
Along with Bad Bunny's success, the works of other Latin artists in various Latin Categories were also recognized by the award-giving body.
The prestigious music awards were held outside the Staples Center.
Bad Bunny and his 2021 Grammys
The recent Grammys Bad Bunny received was his first one, following three Grammy nominations for a different category for his albums entitled Oasis and X 100pre in the previous year. Bad Bunny was also nominated once for the record of the year when he was featured in Cardi B's famous hit I Like It.
ANI News shared that the 63rd Grammy was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting its show to be held on March 14 instead of the original date, January 31. The ceremony honors multitalented singers and musicians, their compositions, and albums across 84 categories.
The Grammy-winning album of Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, more famously known as Bad Bunny, was dropped in February 2020. His album is an abbreviation for the Spanish statement "Yo Hago lo Que me da la gana," which means "I do what I want." The rapper also surprised his fans with another album named El Ultimo Tor Del Mundo, which translates to The Last World Tour.
"I am very happy, I am really happy, I'm really proud," Bad Bunny exclaimed as he accepted the award. He dedicated his success to his fans. "I want to thank every person in the world that listened to my music and supported my career and my ideas," said Bad Bunny.
Other Latino Artists in 2021 Grammys
Three other Latin artists also bagged an award from the Grammys. Billboard reported that Fito Páez from Argentina won as Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album with his song La Conquista Del Espacio. Grupo Niche, Argentina's symbolic Salsa band, also won an award for the Best Tropical Album category.
Natalia Lafourcade's Un Canto Por México, which pays tribute to Mexican traditional sound, was hailed the Best Regional Mexican Music Album.
"Thank you to my war team! It's an incredible hour for me. I'm so nervous," said Páez, who is already considered a veteran in Latin Music, along with Grupo Niche.
Páez compared the country's music as music schools saying that she grew up in the American school. "To have that school pat you on the back, a great honor that exceeds the award itself."
Actor Trevor Noah hosted the 2021 Grammys. Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, Black Puma, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Harry Styles, and many more artists performed during the awards night.
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