Will Smith Continues Tío Adventures by Performing at Latin Grammys With Bad Bunny & Marc Anthony


The Latin Grammys are upon us as soon as once more, and as we inch nearer to the awards, the Academy has slowly began to disclose who shall be showing on the ceremony. Traditionally, the Latin Grammys have featured a sequence of high-profile performances that embrace pop stars from the Anglo mainstream. This yr’s artists have been simply introduced, and it appears like honorary tío Will Smith is gracing the stage of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas but once more (again in 2015, he linked with Bomba Estéreo for a dwell rendition of their remix to Amanacer‘s “Fiesta”). This time, he’ll be performing “Está Rico,” his baile funk-inspired collab with Bad Bunny and Marc Anthony. It marks the trio’s first dwell efficiency of the music. Over the final yr, Smith has been hopping on the wave of cross-cultural collaboration in pop, releasing tracks with Nicky Jam and different Latino superstars.

Pop titan Halsey can be slated to make an look on the awards ceremony. Last week, the remainder of the evening’s performers have been introduced; they embrace Ángela Aguilar, El David Aguilar, Pablo Alborán, J Balvin, Jorge Drexler, Karol G, Kany García, Mon Laferte, Natalia Lafourcade, Maná, Victor Manuelle, Banda Los Recoditos, Carlos Vives, and Sebastián Yatra. Here’s hoping the Academy breaks with custom and makes use of the ceremony to provide rising artists a platform.

The Latin Grammys airs on Univision on November 15 at eight p.m. EST.