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Sean Kingston says he's fully recovered from his Jet Ski accident in May, and proved it by performing at the Latin Grammy Awards Wednesday.
updated 11/11/2011 7:30:08 AM ET 2011-11-11T12:30:08


Singer Sean Kingston says he feels blessed to be back on stage after a major Jet Ski accident — and says he's not afraid to get back in the water next time he gets the chance.

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The 21-year-old star told reporters Thursday at the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas that he's bounced back from the May 29 crash and is happy to have another chance at life.

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Kingston performed at the awards show with Puerto Rican duo Wisin y Yandel.

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Kingston said backstage that he didn't understand what was being said at the show, but he called himself a "huge fan of reggaeton," or Spanish hip hop.

"I've dated a few Latin ladies so I understand a little bit, poquito," he said.

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