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It’s Been 19 Years Since The GRAMMYs Has Had This Many Latino Performers

The last time there were four Latino performers at the Grammys was in 1999. Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Poncho Sanchez, and Ibrahim Ferrer took the stage to prime the Grammy audience for the first ever Latin Grammys being held the following year. Now, 19 years later, four performers are once again showing that Latinos are a force in music and everyone should be paying attention. No doubt everyone tuning in on Jan. 28 will see Latinos showing the world how it’s done.

The Recording Academy, which hosts the Grammys, got so much love when they announced their super diverse nominees.

Not only is this the first time sine 1999 that we have four Latino performers. This is also the first time since 1999 that no white men have been nominated for the highly coveted Album of the Year trophy. The nominees for Album of the Year are “Awaken, My Love!” by Childish Gambino, “4:44” by Jay-Z, “DAMN.” by Kendrick Lamar, “Melodrama” by Lorde, and “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars.

And the announcement of all the Latino talent performing got people even more hyped.

Ayyye! ??

Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi are performing their global smash hit “Despacito”.

“Despacito” took over the music world, becoming the most streamed song of all time. You might still be sick of the song but there is no denying that it put Latin music on the map last year. Now, all those folks tuning into will get another taste of the Caribbean-inspired masterpiece.

Can we get a “¡wepa!”?

Congratulations, boys!

Cardi B and Bruno Mars are also taking their duet “Finesse” out for a spin on the Grammy stage.

Ooo yeaaaa Baby we performing at the GRAMMYS !!!!! @brunomars !!!!!!!!

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No need for anything more than the lyrics to explain the greatness of this performance.

“Ooh, don’t we look good together? / There’s a reason why they watch all night long / Yeah, know we’ll turn heads forever / So tonight I’m gonna show you off.”

Fans of these two artists cannot wait to dance around their living rooms during the big night.

Just two more weeks and we can all forget about our problems as Bruno Mars’ smooth dance moves lull us into a meditative trance.


READ: This Years Grammy Nominations Are Diverse AF And We’re Loving The Latino Love

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Bolero Meets The Modern Club in Los Rivera Destino’s New Single “Castigo” with Pedro Capó

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Bolero Meets The Modern Club in Los Rivera Destino’s New Single “Castigo” with Pedro Capó

Puerto Rican band Los Rivera Destino are back with their new single “Castigo” featuring Pedro Capó. The song is the first single from their long awaited album which is due to be released this summer.

Castigo” is the best of both worlds: fusing Bolero and Dembow, creating a fresh take on songs we would listen to at the club.

We had the chance to interview Los Rivera Destino for Latido Music by mitú, and they talked about filming the music video, songs that they would like to see with Bolero covers, working with Bad Bunny again, and more.

Check out our interview below:

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Dimelo Flow Talks Career Beginnings, Working With Sech, Daddy Yankee and Representing Panamá at The Global Music Stage

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Dimelo Flow Talks Career Beginnings, Working With Sech, Daddy Yankee and Representing Panamá at The Global Music Stage

Welcome to Spotlight, where we do a deep dive in the careers of artists, producers, songwriters and more people making an impact in the Latin music industry.

Dimelo Flow, the Panamanian producer behind hits like “Relación Remix” and “Otro Trago“, talked to us about how he started off as a basketball prospect turned club DJ, and how his love for music led him to become a producer. Now he’s not only working with the biggest names in Reggaeton like Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, and Bad Bunny, but has his sights on making global records and putting Panamá on the map.

Watch the full interview below:

During our Spotlight interview, Dimelo also talked to us about his creative process, knowing exactly how to craft the perfect remix and where to locate each artist to create the perfect synergy on a track.

Dimelo also touched on reinventing his sound and collaborating with fellow Panamian artist Sech for his upcoming album ‘42.’

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The Avengers project cemented Dimelo Flow, Sech, Dalex, Justin Quiles, Feid and Lenny Tavarez as a force in reggaeton and took their careers to new heights. Dimelo said that they are already working on a follow-up to The Academy.

He talked to us about sliding into Tyga’s DM’s and now he wants to produce for mainstream artists, naming his dream collabs to work with Post Malone, Drake, and Travis Scott.

READ: Run Away From That Toxic Relationship with Dalex’s New Single “Feeling”

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