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'Despacito' Takes Home 4 Latin Grammy Awards

Luis Fonsi, seen during a Good Morning America appearance in August, won four Latin Grammys. Luis Fonsi, seen during a Good Morning America appearance in August, won four Latin Grammys. |  Photo: Copyright 2017 ABC Inc./Heidi Gutman

November 17, 2017 02:18 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) - "Despacito" won big at the Latin Grammys.

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Luis Fonsi's megahit featuring Daddy Yankee was the biggest winner of the night Thursday, picking up four trophies. The song, whose video is the most watched on YouTube, was honored for record of the year, best short-form music video, best urban fusion/performance and song of the year.

Puerto Rican rapper Residente, who lead the nominations ahead of the ceremony in Las Vegas, took home trophies for best urban music album for his self-titled album and best urban song for "Somos anormales."

Meanwhile, Colombian megastar Juanes claimed the trophy for best pop/rock album, breaking the record of 21 awards that he shared with Calle 13.

The last award of the night went to "Salsa Big Band" of Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado and orchestra.


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