What you missed at the 22nd Latin Grammy Awards

The Latin Grammys honors Latin music released between June 1, 2021 and May 31, 2021. The 22nd Latin Grammys Awards returned on November 18th and here are some of the highlights. 

The Latin Grammys featured performances by Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny, Myke Towers, C. Tangana, Ozuna, Humbe, and more. This was Myke Towers and C. Tangana’s first performance at the Latin Grammys.

Gloria Estefan opened the ceremony, where she sang a three-song melody of her songs “Abriendo Puertas,” “Cuando Hay Amor,” and “Magalenha.” She was joined by Anitta, Carlinhos Brown, Laércio da Costa, Pedro Capó, Farina, Giulia Be, and Diego Torres. 

Christina Aguilera returned after more than 20 years since her last Latin Grammys performance. Joining her on stage was Nicki Nicole, Nathy Peluso, and Becky G for the performance of “Pa Mis Muchachas.” Christina also released her new single called “Somos Nada.”

Camilo won 4 out of his 10 nominations, including Best Pop Song and Best Pop vocal album.

Juan Luis Guerra won 4 out of his 6 nominations including Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

C. Tangana won three, including Best Alternative Song and Best Pop/Rock Song.

Twenty-three year old Juliana Velásquez won the Best New Artist award. 

Rubén Blades was honored by the Latin Grammy Recording Academy with the 2021 Person of the Year award.

To close the show, Bad Bunny performed “Maldita Pobreza,” but not before taking home the Best Urban Music Album award and Best Rap/Hip Hop Song for the song “Booker T.”