Bad Bunny tops list with 11 nominations

Carlos Vives and Pepe Aguiar to be recognized as LATIN AMAs: LEGACY honorees

Fans can now vvote for their favorite artists and tracks on

MIAMI, FL (March 14, 2023) TelevisaUnivision announced the full list of nominees for the 8th edition of the LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (LATIN AMAs) with Puerto Rican worldwide sensation Bad Bunny leading with 11 recognitions, followed by Becky G and Daddy Yankee with nine nominations, and Grupo Frontera, Karol G, Rauw Alejandro, Romeo Santos, and Rosalía with eight nods. The annual music awards show also revealed Mexican actress and tv presenter Galilea Montijo and Argentine- Puerto Rican actor Julián Gil as two of the show’s main hosts. LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the 2023 LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS will broadcast on UniMás, Univision, and Galavisión Thursday, April 20 at 7/6c.

Leading up to the ceremony, UniMás will air the one-hour special LATIN AMA’s: LEGACY on April 4 at 7/6c featuring this year’s special honorees Colombian singer-songwriter Carlos Vives and the most influential figure in ranchera music Pepe Aguilar. The two Latin music legends will take the spotlight from their respective homes in Bogotá and Mexico City offering fans intimate interviews and exclusive performances prior to receiving the distinct honor at the main event.

The 2023 LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS nominations are based on streaming, sales, radio airplay, tours, and even social media interactions data provided by Billboard and Luminate during the eligibility period (February 12, 2022, through February 4, 2023.) This year’s nominations highlight artists spanning all genres of Latin music within 26 categories including 9 general categories, 5 Regional Mexican, and 4 categories focused on Pop, Urban, and Tropical each.

Fans can vote for their favorite artists on through Sunday, March 26.

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Laura Paez
Bettina Humphreys