Kali Uchis wins first Grammy for Best Dance Recording

Kali Uchis won Best Dance Recording with Kaytranada for “10%” at the 2021 Grammy Awards last night, marking her first Grammy win.

Additionally, Uchis’ “telepatía” continues to take off worldwide, sitting at #1 on Apple Music’s Top Latin Songs, #1 on the Spotify Global Viral Chart and #2 on the Global Top Songs Chart, with more than 121 million global streams and surging on TikTok. The song has also been added to some of Spotify’s biggest playlists including ¡Viva Latino!, Today’s Top Hits and Pop Rising. “telepatía” is taken from Uchis’ second studio album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞, out now via Interscope to widespread critical acclaim, featuring singles “La Luz” with Jhay Cortez and “Aquí Yo Mando” with Rico Nasty and appearances by PARTYNEXTDOOR and Jowell & Randy.

Furthermore, Uchis is nominated for her first Latin American Music Award for Favorite Pop Album this year and is the only female nominated in the category. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Telemundo from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida on April 15, starting at 7pm/6c with a red carpet preshow and followed at 8pm/7c by the three-hour awards show.

Raised between Virginia and Colombia, Kali Uchis rose to prominence with her project Por Vida in 2015. Uchis’ 2018 debut album, Isolation, received widespread critical acclaim and was featured on Best Of lists in Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, NPR, Vulture and many more. Uchis has collaborated and shared stages with Gorillaz, Jorja Smith, Juanes, Diplo, Major Lazer, Tyler, The Creator, Daniel Caesar, Bootsy Collins, Snoop Dogg, Kaytranada, Leon Bridges and more and has toured the world over, with much-lauded sets headlining Tropicalia and at CoachellaGovernorsBallBonnarooAustin City LimitsLollapalooza and many others.

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