Nicky Jam Teamed With J Balvin & Steve Aoki For an Urban Medley at 2018 Latin Grammys

Nicky Jam and J Balvin brought their music video to life with a fun, urban performance of their hit “X” at the Latin Grammys on Thursday night (Nov. 15).

The Puerto Rican reggaetonero appeared first on stage alongside a large letter “X” prop. To the crowd’s surprise, Balvin was on the other side and immediately joined his longtime friend. The audience roared when the duo did their signature two-step dance in sync. 

DJ Steve Aoki then joined the stage in a quick change of scenery to perform his and Nicky Jam’s hit, “Jaleo,” currently No. 21 on the Latin Airplay charts. A swarm of dancers in matching attire came from the crowd’s direction, very much similar to Eminem’s legendary 2000 VMAs performance of “The Real Slim Shady.” 

The two-song medley was energetic and bold -- like something out of a Latin nightclub. 

Watch the performance below. 

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