Laura Pausini & Andrea Bocelli Duet for ‘Vive Ya’ at Billboard Latin Music Awards (Video)

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Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli perform onstage during the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Bank United Center on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. 

Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli came together at the Billboard Latin Music Awards for a musical moment best described as “bellissimo.”

Pausini, the multi-million selling singer/songwriter, and Bocelli, the legendary Italian tenor, performed their 2009 hit, "Vive Ya," a song nominated for Record of the Year at the Latin Grammy Awards. The Italian superstars' full performance can be seen below. 

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On Wednesday, Pausini took part in an engaging Q&A to wrap-up the itinerary at the 25th Latin Billboard Music Conference. In an entertaining rapid fire questionnaire conducted by Billboard’s executive director of Latin Content & Programming Leila Cobo, Pausini, who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, insisted she wasn’t a diva. “I don’t consider myself a diva. I don’t live like a diva,” the 39-year-old artist said. “Life is short and I want to enjoy the jouney for as long as it lasts.”

Bocelli, one of the most popular classical solo recording artists, received a lifetime achievement honor at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards. He’s recognized as one of the best-selling singers in music history with a total of 14 studio albums, three greatest hits recordings, nine complete operas and more than 80 million albums sold worldwide.


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