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Bad Bunny Wins Best Latin Pop Or Urban Album at 2021 Grammy Awards: 'I'm Very Happy'

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Bad Bunny accepts the award for Best Latin Pop or Urban Album at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, broadcast live from the STAPLES Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles.

Bad Bunny walked away with his first-ever Grammy award on Sunday night (March 14).

The Puerto Rican superstar won best Latin pop or urban album for his chart-topping YHLQMDLG, where he was the only urban album in the category against pop gems such as Camilo’s Por Primera Vez, Kany Garcia’s Mesa Para Dos, Ricky Martin’s Pausa, and Debi Nova’s 3:33.

"I'm very happy, very proud," he said during his acceptance speech. "I want to thank every person in the world that listens to my music, and supports my career and ideas. It's very special to achieve my dreams by simply doing what I love."

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Bunny nabbed the award just moments after his head-bopping, club-transporting performance of “Dakiti” alongside Jhay Cortez.

"For me, it's a dream come true," Cortez told the Associated Press ahead of his performance. "It's not the Latin Grammys, it's the official Grammys, and coming from our little island Puerto Rico and being here on the stage with other superstars is a dream come true."

Other Latin acts that won a golden gramophone at the 2021 Grammys included Argentina’s Fito Páez, Colombia’s Grupo Niche, and Mexico’s Natalia LaFourcade.

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