The biggest night in Latin music is returning this week with the The 23rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards. The event will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas to honor the best musical releases within Latin music released from June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022. The Nominations were announced on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. 

 The Latin Recording Academy® is an international nonprofit dedicated to nurturing, celebrating, honoring, and elevating Latin music and its creators. The  annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® honors excellence in the recording arts and sciences, in addition to providing educational and outreach programs for the music community through its Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®.

Bad Bunny, Ozuna, and Nicky Jam are amongst the various urban categories nominees. The show will be hosted by Latin GRAMMY nominee Anitta, Latin GRAMMY winner and GRAMMY-nominated artist Luis Fonsi, Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Laura Pausini and by The Latin Recording Academy’s President’s Award recipient and Latin GRAMMY nominee Thalía. 

Award-winning and best-selling reggaeton artist Karol G is nominated in three categories including Record of the Year and Song of the Year, and Best Urban Song. Romeo Santos is a nominee in the Best Long Form Music Video category for his documentary Romeo Santos: King of Bachata; and as a member of Aventura, he is nominated for Best Urban Fusion/Performance.

Performing for the first time in the Latin GRAMMY stage, Xavier Cintrón, Valentina García, Nicolle Horbath and Sergio De Miguel Jorquera, all recipients of the Foundation’s Prodigy Scholarship, are set to deliver a heartwarming performance alongside Latin GRAMMY® winner Nicky Jam — currently nominated for Best Urban Song and Best Reggaeton Performance — inviting viewers to pay it forward by investing in the next generation of Latin music creators.

The telecast will air on Univision Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT). It will also air on cable channel TNT at 19.00 (MEX) / 20.00 (PAN-COL) / 21.00 (VEN) / 22.00 (ARG/CHI/BRAZIL), and on Televisa Channel 5. The show will also be available on HBOMAX in Spanish only.

Here’s a look at all the Urban Categories and Nominees:

BEST URBAN FUSION/PERFORMANCE
BEST REGGAETON PERFORMANCE
BEST URBAN MUSIC ALBUM
BEST RAP/HIP HOP SONG
BEST URBAN SONG

BEST URBAN FUSION/PERFORMANCE

Pa Mis Muchachas
Christina Aguilera, Nicki Nicole, Becky G Featuring Nathy Peluso
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC

Santo
Christina Aguilera & OzunaLabel: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC

Volví
Aventura, Bad Bunny
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

Titi Me Pregunto
Bad Bunny
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

This Is Not America
Residente Featuring Ibeyi
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC

BEST REGGAETON PERFORMANCE

Desesperados
Rauw Alejandro & Chencho Corleone
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC/Duars Entertainment, Inc.

Envolver
Anitta
Label: Warner Music Latina

Yonaguni
Bad Bunny
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

Nicky Jam: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 41
Bizarrap & Nicky Jam
Label: Dale Play Records

Lo Siento Bb:/
Tainy, Bad Bunny & Julieta Venegas
Label: Neon16

BEST URBAN MUSIC ALBUM

Respira
Akapellah
Label: EMI/Universal Music Group México, S.A. de C.V.

Trap Cake Vol. 2
Rauw Alejandro
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC/Duars Entertainment Corp.

Los Favoritos 2.5
Arcangel
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

Un Verano Sin Ti
Bad Bunny
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

Animal
Maria Becerra
Label: 300 Entertainment

BEST RAP/HIP HOP SONG

AmOR
Akapellah & James Suriel, songwriters (Akapellah)
Label: EMI/Universal Music Group Mexico

DANCE CRIP
Santiago Ruiz, Brian Taylor & Trueno, songwriters (Trueno)
Label: Sur Capital Records (por Tierra Agencia SRL )

De Museo
Bad Bunny, songwriter (Bad Bunny)
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

El Gran Robo, Pt.2
Phanlon Anton Alexander, Geovanny Andrades Andino, Daddy Yankee & Lito MC Cassidy, songwriters (Lito MC Cassidy, Daddy Yankee)
Label: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC

Freestyle 15
Farina, songwriter (Farina)
Label: La Commission

BEST URBAN SONG

Desesperados
Rauw Alejandro, José M. Collazo, Chencho Corleone, Jorge Cedeño Echevarria, Luis Jonuel González, Eric Pérez Rovira, Jorge E. Pizarro Ruiz & Nino Karlo Segarra, songwriters (Rauw Alejandro & Chencho Corleone)
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC/Duars Entertainment, Inc.

Lo Siento Bb:/
Bad Bunny, Tainy & Julieta Venegas, songwriters (Tainy, Bad Bunny & Julieta Venegas)
Label: Neon16/Interscope Records

MAMIII
Luis Miguel Gomez Castaño, Becky G, Karol G, Ovy On The Drums, Justin Quiles, Elena Rose & Daniel Uribe, songwriters (Becky G & Karol G)
Label: Kemosabe Records/RCA Records

Ojos Rojos
Samantha M. Cámara, Nicky Jam, Vicente Jiménez, Dallas James Koehlke, Manuel Larrad & Juan Diego Medina Vélez, songwriters (Nicky Jam)
Label: Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC

Titi Me Pregunto
Bad Bunny, songwriter (Bad Bunny)
Label: Rimas Entertainment LLC

See all the Categories HERE