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Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez Bring Club Vibes With ‘Dakiti’ Performance at 2021 Grammy Awards

Jhay Cortez, Bad Bunny
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(L-R) Jhay Cortez and Bad Bunny perform onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles.

All eyes were on Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny, who took the stage to perform “Dákiti” with Jhay Cortez during the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on March 14.

The pair transported viewers back to the club with their genre-bending, head-bobbing reggaetón track performed while both Bunny and Cortez – dressed in metallic silver from head to toe – made their way through a pathway lit by white lights.

"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."

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In November, "Dakiti" became the first Latin music hit to simultaneously rule both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts.

Bunny’s chart-topping album YHLQMDLG is up for best Latin pop or urban album of the year. He's up against Kany Garcia's Mesa Para Dos, Ricky Martin's Pausa, Camilo's Por Primera Vez and Debi Nova's 3:33.

Hosted by Trevor Noah, the 2021 Grammys featured other performances by Dua Lipa, Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Black Pumas, among others.

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