Global hit Despacito dominates Latin Grammys with 4 awards . ‘Despacito’ won big at the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, the biggest night in Latin music that took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday. Luis Fonsi’s megahit featuring Daddy Yankee picked up four trophies as it was honoured for record of the year, best short-form music video, best urban fusion/performance and song of the year.Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi dedicated his awards to his native Puerto Rico, as did several other artists throughout the three-hour show, which opened with a moment of silence for the storm-ravaged island.
“I’m here because of Puerto Rico, and this song is a hymn to Puerto Rico,” Fonsi said backstage.“Everything I do, and everything I will do, now more than ever, is to continue celebrating my island, my culture, my homeland and my music, and to make sure the public knows that Puerto Rico needs help.”The ceremony, broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, opened with a moment of silence for the storm-ravaged island, followed by a performance by one of its native sons.
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