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Karol G and J Balvin Lead in Nominations for the 2021 Latin American Music Awards

Karol G and J Balvin Lead in Nominations for the 2021 Latin American Music Awards

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J Balvin and Karol G dominate the list of nominees for the 2021 Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs). The ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida honoring today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists as voted by fans in 25 categories including Pop, Urban, Tropical, Regional Mexican, as well as Favorite Artist – Crossover, Collaboration of the Year, Social Artist of the Year, Favorite Video, and the new addition of Favorite Virtual Concert. Fans can vote up to 25 times per category per day on LatinAMAs.com/vota and on Twitter @LatinAMAS by using the hashtag #LatinAMAs.

J Balvin leads with nine nominations including Artist, Album, Song, Collaboration, and Social Artist of the Year. Karol G has nine nominations including Artist, Song, Social Artist, and Collaboration of the Year.

Bad Bunny, who follows with eight nominations, including Artist, Song, Album, and Social Collaboration of the Year, is recognized primarily for his album YHLQMDLG and the song “Yo perreo sola,” while Ozuna, is recognized with seven nominations including Artist and Collaboration of the Year, Favorite Video and Virtual Concert, thanks to his song “Caramelo,” his video “Del Mar” and his virtual concert “#Latinosunidos.”

The 2021 Latin AMAs nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including streaming, sales, airplay, and social activity tracked by Billboard through its data partners MRC Data and Next Big Sound for data covering the periods of January 17, 2020, through January 21, 2021.

The three-hour Telemundo special will be hosted by internationally acclaimed actress and host Jacqueline Bracamontes, who returns to host the show for a second time.

View the full list of nominees below:

Artista del Año / Artist of the Year

  • Anuel AA
  • Bad Bunny
  • Christian Nodal
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Eslabon Armado
  • J Balvin
  • Karol G
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna
  • Sech

Nuevo Artista del Año / New Artist of the Year

  • Camilo
  • Eslabon Armado
  • Los Dos Carnales
  • Myke Towers
  • Natanael Cano
  • Rauw Alejandro

Sencillo del Año / Song of the Year

  • Bad Bunny – “Yo Perreo Sola”
  • Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin – “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • Karol G, Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Maluma & The Weeknd – “Hawái”

Álbum del Año / Album of the Year 

  • Anuel AA – Emmanuel
  • Bad Bunny – YHLQMDLG
  • J Balvin – Colores
  • Natanael Cano – Corridos Tumbados

Artista Favorita – Femenina / Favorite Artist – Female 

  • Anitta
  • Becky G
  • Karol G
  • Natti Natasha
  • Shakira

Artista Favorito – Masculino / Favorite Artist – Male

  • Anuel AA
  • Bad Bunny
  • Christian Nodal
  • J Balvin
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Dúo o Grupo Favorito / Favorite Duo or Group 

  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  • Eslabon Armado
  • Jowell & Randy
  • Reik

Artista Favorito – Pop / Favorite Artist – Pop

  • Camilo
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Luis Fonsi
  • Ricky Martin
  • Shakira

Álbum Favorito – Pop / Favorite Album – Pop

  • Camilo – Por Primera Vez
  • Kali Uchis – Sin Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios)
  • Pedro Capó – Munay
  • Reik – Ahora

Canción Favorita – Pop / Favorite Song – Pop

  • Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna + J.Rey Soul – “Mamacita”
  • Camilo – “Favorito”
  • Reik, Farruko, Camilo – “Si Me Dices Que Sí”
  • Ricky Martin – “Tiburones”
  • Shakira & Anuel AA – “Me Gusta”

Artista Favorito Solo – Regional Mexicano / Favorite Solo Artist – Regional Mexican

  • Carin Leon
  • Christian Nodal
  • El Fantasma
  • Junior H
  • Lenin Ramírez
  • Natanael Cano

Regional Mexicano Dúo o Grupo Favorito / Regional Mexican, Favorite Duo or Group 

  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  • Eslabon Armado
  • Los Ángeles Azules
  • Los Dos Carnales

Álbum Favorito – Regional Mexicano / Favorite Album – Regional Mexican 

  • Christian Nodal – Ayayay!
  • Eslabon Armado – Tu Veneno Mortal
  • Junior H – Atrapado En Un Sueño
  • Natanael Cano – Corridos Tumbados

Canción Favorita – Regional Mexicano / Favorite Song – Regional Mexican 

  • Banda Los Sebastianes de Mazatlán, Sinaloa – “En Eso No Quedamos”
  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga & Snoop Dogg – “Qué Maldición”
  • Lenin Ramírez featuring Grupo Firme – “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo”
  • Los Dos Carnales – “El Envidioso”
  • Natanael Cano – “Amor Tumbado”

Artista Favorito – Urbano / Favorite Artist – Urban

See Also

  • Anuel AA
  • Bad Bunny
  • J Balvin
  • Karol G

Álbum Favorito – Urbano / Favorite Album – Urban 

  • Anuel AA – Emmanuel
  • Bad Bunny – Las Que No Iban a Salir
  • J Balvin – Colores

Canción Favorita – Urbano / Favorite Song – Urban 

  • Bad Bunny – “Yo Perreo Sola”
  • Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin – “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • Karol G & Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Maluma & The Weeknd – “Hawái”
  • Ozuna x Karol G x Myke Towers – “Caramelo”

Artista Favorito – Tropical / Favorite Artist – Tropical

  • Marc Anthony
  • Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos
  • Silvestre Dangond

Álbum Favorito – Tropical / Favorite Album – Tropical 

  • Carlos Vives – Cumbiana
  • Gloria Estefan – Brazil305
  • Prince Royce – Alter Ego

Canción Favorita – Tropical / Favorite Song – Tropical 

  • Alex Bueno & Romeo Santos – “Nuestro Amor”
  • Carlos Vives – “No Te Vayas”
  • Kyen?Es? – “El Carnaval de Celia: A Tribute”
  • Prince Royce – “Carita de Inocente”
  • Víctor Manuelle & Wisin – “Boogaloo Supreme”

Artista Favorito – Crossover / Favorite Artist – Crossover 

  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Dua Lipa
  • Ne-Yo
  • Snoop Dogg
  • The Weeknd

Colaboración del Año / Collaboration of the Year 

  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga & Snoop Dogg– “Qué Maldición”
  • Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin – “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • Karol G, Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Lenin Ramírez featuring Grupo Firme – “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo”
  • Ozuna x Karol G x Myke Towers – “Caramelo”
  • Reik, Farruko, Camilo – “Si Me Dices Que Sí”

Artista Social del Año/ Social Artist of the Year

  • Anitta
  • Bad Bunny
  • Cardi B
  • Daddy Yankee
  • J Balvin
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Karol G
  • Lali
  • Selena Gomez
  • Shakira

Video Favorito / Favorite Video

  • Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga & Snoop Dogg– “Qué Maldición”
  • Christian Nodal & Ángela Aguilar – “Dime Cómo Quieres”
  • David Bisbal & Carrie Underwood – “Tears Of Gold”
  • Ozuna, Doja Cat & Sia – “Del Mar”
  • Rosalía & Travis Scott – “TKN”
  • Selena Gomez – “De Una Vez”

Concierto Virtual Favorito/ FavoriteVirtual Concert

  • Alejandro Sanz y Juanes – “#LaGiraSeQuedaEnCasa”
  • Carlos Vives – “#NoTeVayasDeTuCasa”
  • Juan Luis Guerra – “Privé”
  • Juanes & Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá – “Concierto Sinfónico Virtual – #VolverteAVer”
  • Marco Antonio Solís – “Serenata a las Madres MÁS En-Cantadoras”
  • Ozuna – “#Latinosunidos”
  • Pepe Aguilar, Ángela Aguilar, Leonardo Aguilar – “Mexicano Hasta Los Huesos”
  • RBD – “Ser o Parecer 2020”
  • Sebastián Yatra – “SOSFest”
  • Yandel – “Goodbye 2020”
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