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Proyecto Uno

Proyecto Uno

Proyecto Uno (English: Project One) is a Dominican-American latin house group which helped popularize a style of music which blends merengue with rap, techno, dancehall reggae and hip-hop music. The band was founded in New York City's East Side in 1989 by Nelson Zapata and managed by Porfirio "Popi" Piña. Originally formed as traditional merengue band, Proyecto Uno received recognition in the 1990s after incorporating modern Afro-American and North American music. The group won Billboard Latin Music Awards, Premios Lo Nuestro, and an Emmy award. The current members are Nelson Zapata, Josue Cedeño, Kid G, and Paolo tondo.Recognitions1993 and 1995: Premios Ronda and Premios Orquidea (Venezuela)1993 and 1996: New York ACE Awards1994: Premios Lo Nuestro, Musica Rap 19941994, 1995 and 1997: New York Premios Estrella1996 and 1997: New York Premios Too Much1996: Song of the Colombian World Cup Team Esta Pegao1997: Billboard Latin Music Awards, Rap Album Of the Year, In Da’ House 19971998: Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin Dance Single of the Year, Mueve La Cadera (Move your Body) with Reel 2 Reel1998: Nominated: Premios Lo Nuestro, Grupo Del Año-Tropical1999: Nominated to Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin Dance Club Play Track of the Year, No Nos Tenemos (NNT)1999: Emmy Awards, Outstanding Original Music Composition2000: Nominated Colombian Song of the Year 25 horas2003: Premios Lo Nuestro, Album of the Year, Urbana


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