Updated 02:47 AM EDT, Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Latin Grammy Awards 2015: Will Smith to Mark First Musical Performance With Bomba Estéreo

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Will Smith is set to do his first musical performance in years at this year's Latin Grammy Awards.

Along with Colombian band Bomba Estéreo, the 47-year-old actor will sing the remix version of "Fiesta" in the upcoming awards show, which will take place on Nov. 19 in Las Vegas with an 8-11 PM ET/PT air time on Univision, People reported.

"Performing at the Latin Grammy Awards is a huge honor for me," Smith said in a statement quoted by the news outlet. "I'll be surrounded by so many talented artists whose music has such profound global impact. I can't think of a more perfect place for Bomba Estéreo and I to perform 'Fiesta Remix' for the first time onstage."

Earlier this month, the official music video for the remix was unveiled. The clip was directed by Carlos Pérez and debuted exclusively through Apple Music. Check it out here.

"Fiesta" is also nominated for record of the year at the 16th Annual Latin Grammys, People noted. The track was released via Sony Music Latin and featured Smith rapping in both English and Spanish, Billboard wrote.

In a recent interview, the movie star revealed that he is working on new music.

"I'm pretty much poppin' in the studio everyday and I'm looking for artists to collaborate with," Smith said, as quoted by Entertainment Weekly. "I've probably recorded 30 songs. I have six or seven that I really like."

Smith's collaboration with Bomba Estéreo marks the actor's music comeback since his 2005 record, "Lost and Found," Fox News Latino reported. Some of his hits are "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It," ''Miami," ''Wild Wild West," and "Snatch."

Smith claimed recently that he is working on new songs with rapper Drake, NME reported. The "Independence Day" star also stated that he has recorded "seven or eight" songs with Kanye West.

Leon Bridges Pens Original Song for Will Smith's Upcoming Movie

R&B artist Leon Bridges has a provided a new song titled "So Long" to Smith's upcoming NFL drama "Concussion."

The Peter Landesman-directed film bows in theaters on Dec. 25 in time for the professional football season. It stars Smith as Omalu, who in 2002 "discovered an empirical link between head trauma caused by the sport of football and a degenerative brain disease he dubbed chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE," Variety reported.

"So Long" plays over the closing credits of the movie, Variety noted. The song will be available on all digital sales platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon, on Nov. 20. Bridges posted a 15-second preview of the track on Instagram.

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