Bad bunny performing
Bad Bunny, shown here performing August 12 in Miami Gardens, Florida, scored the MTV VMA for best artist, and the Puerto Rican singer accepted the prize from his tour date at Yankee Stadium CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP

Spice, rhythm, and emotions will all be features of this this Thursday's Billboard's Latin Music Awards.

The event, destined to celebrate Latino music, will be hosted by Jacqueline Bracamontes and Danilo Carrera. Paris Hilton, Maite Perroni, and Alex Sensation will also be part of the star-studded roster that will flock to the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida. The night will also feature performances by Marc Anthony, Bad Bunny, Feid, Chiquis, Tini and Peso Pluma.

Billboard will also recognize artist Karol G with the Spirit of Hope award, Los Ángeles Azules with the Lifetime Achievement award, and Ivy Queen with the Icon award.

The artists who will dominate the night are Peso Pluma, who's leading with 21 nominations. He's followed by Bad Bunny and Grupo Frontera with 15 nominations and Karol G with 13, while Shakira and Fuerza Regida have 12 nominations each.

The fiesta kicked off tonight at 7:00 PM – eastern time – with the blue carpet. This pre-party will be streamed through all social media platforms – except Snapchat – and through the Telemundo website and app. At 8:00 PM, the official ceremony begins and can be watched live through Telemundo and through streaming platforms, Peacock and Universo.

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