Latin Grammys 2021: Cuba Protest Anthem ‘Patria y Vida’ Wins Song of the Year

This year’s 22nd annual Latin Grammys may have been the most exciting awards ceremony yet! Held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcasted by Univision on Nov. 18th, this year’s theme was “Rediscovering Life Through Music”, how to use music as a catalyst for our own stories. That message was most

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Cuba was literally front and center from the start with Cuban icon Gloria Estefan kicking off the show with a three-son medley alongside Anitta, Carlinhos Brown, Laércio da Costa, Pedro Capó, Farina, Giulia Be and Diego Torres for a three-song medley. They performed “Abriendo Puertas” with Farina and Giulia Be, before transitioning to “Cuando Hay Amor” with Capó and Torres and ending with “Magalenha” with Brown and Anitta.

Some notable wins during the night included Bad Bunny’s two awards for Best Urban Music Album for El Último Tour Del Mundo and Best Rap/Hip Hop Song for “Booker T”; Best Contemporary Tropical Album to Cuban music icon and four-time Latin Grammy winner Gloria Estafan for Brazil305; Best Reggaeton Performance for Karol G’s hit “Bichota”; and Best New Artist to newcomer and Colombian actress and singer-songwriter Juliana Velásquez.

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