Don’t Mind Us, We’re Just A Bunch Of Latinos Slaying At The GRAMMYs
The 2018 GRAMMYs was one for the books—from powerful speeches to memorable presentations to fierce women empowerment. But if there’s one thing that made me extremely proud was seeing all of the Latinos who made history at this year’s awards show.
For starters, Bruno Mars, who is half Puerto Rican, swept some of the biggest wins of the night including Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Also, he, and everyone’s fave. Dominicana, Cardi B, transported us to the ’90s with their epic performance of Finesse.
Although they were snubbed of a win, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee made major history with Despacito. It was the first time that a Spanish-language song was performed at the awards show… and let’s not forget how impeccable Zuleyka Rivera’s dance moves were. Needless to say, the most-addicting song of 2017 was nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, which were both obtained by another Latino.
Camila Cabello, on the other hand, joined other powerful women on stage during Kesha’s performance of Praying, and shortly after gave a heartfelt speech about DREAMers before presenting U2.
Oh, and let’s not forget about Shakira, Residente, Alex Cuba, and Ruben Blades for their GRAMMY wins, further proving that Latinos kick ass wherever they go. Here’s more recap: