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2015 Latin Grammys highlights and winners

Natalia Lafourcade poses backstage with her awards for Best Alternative Song, Best Alternative Music Album, Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Hasta La Raiz” at the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 19, 2015.

Natalia Lafourcade was the big winner Thursday at the Latin Grammy Awards, well in four of its five nominations for her album “Hasta la Raiz.” But the Mexican singer-songwriter losing out on the top prize, album of the year, to Dominican bachata artist Juan Luis Guerra for “Todo es su Hora.”

Lafourcade still claiming two of the night’s most prestigious awards, song of the year and record of the year for the title track of “Hasta la Raiz.”

“My friend, how wonderful that we put together this disc” Lafourcade said her friend and collaborator Leonel Garcia, with whom she shared three nominations as cowriters of the album title track.

The biggest night in Latin music offered in Spanish and English and featured a mix of rhythms, from alternative to mariachi.

Colorful performance mashups emphasized mixture: Jamaican artist Omi shared the stage with reggaeton singer Nicky Jam, and Will Smith returned to his rap roots, performing “Fiesta” with Colombian herd-rockers Bomba Estereo.

The Latin Grammy Awards on Univision directly from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. For the first time, also reach the ending image viewers in China. Actresses Jacqueline Bracamontes and Roselyn Sanchez hosted the three-hour ceremony.

Lafourcade and Guerra have started every two awards for the show. Her “Hasta la Raiz” claims prices for alternative album and song in the pre-telecast ceremony which presented most of the awards. His “Todo es su Hora” won for contemporary tropical album and its track “Tus Besos” was voted the best tropical song.

a blue suit and backed by a string section, the Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year Roberto Carlos enchanted with a medley of his classic, including “Yo Te Amo” and “propuesta.”

“Thanks to everyone for the love,” he said.

Rita Moreno keeps the audience when she busted some reggaeton dance moves, belying her 84 years.

Things are also political, with rockers Mana and Los Tigres del Norte, who encouraged fellow Hispanics to get out the vote.

“This is how we can use our strength,” says Mana singer Fher as the group accepted their award for pop / rock album. “We need our right to vote, and vote for the ones to exert more quality (of life) will give Latinos to candidates. Use your power, Latinos!”

Los Tigres del Norte has continued to hoist a banner at the end of their performance that read, “Latinos united, do not vote for the racists.”

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