Latin American Music Awards 2016 On Telemundo: Yandel, Nicky Jam Among Top Nominees [FULL LIST]

Yandel
Yandel leads the list of nominees to the Latin American Music Awards with six nominations including Favorite Artist-Urban. Reuters

Telemundo announced today the nominees for the second annual “Latin American Music Awards” (Latin AMAs). Yandel and Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga lead with six nods each; Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias follow closely with five nominations, while J Balvin and Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho have four nominations each.

The network also announced that songstress, TV host and actress Lucero will return to host the second annual award ceremony and will perform on the extended three-hour award show. Produced by Telemundo and SOMOS Productions, the event will broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA, at 8pm/7c on Thursday, October 6, 2016, and will be preceded by the red carpet pre-show “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” at 7pm/6c.

As the world continues to mourn the passing of beloved Latin music icon Juan Gabriel, Telemundo will pay homage to the life of the Mexican superstar, songwriter and singer.

Juan Gabriel The late Juan Gabriel will be honored at the Latin American Music Awards 2016, and he is also nominated in three categories. Reuters

Top nominees this year include Puerto Rican urban music singer Yandel , who is up for six awards including Favorite Artist-Urban. Chart-topping Regional Mexican group Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga has six nominations, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Duo or Group, Regional Mexican. Latin urban music singer Nicky Jam earned five nominations including Artist of the Year and Favorite Artist-Urban.

Also a five-time nominee, International superstar Enrique Iglesias competes for Artist of the Year and Favorite Male Artist-Pop/Rock. Colombian Urban music sensation J Balvin is a four-time nominee competing for Artist of the Year and Favorite Artist-Urban. Also a four-time nominee, Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho is up for Artist of the Year and Favorite Duo or Group-Regional Mexican.

Other artists nominated include the late Juan Gabriel, Alvaro Soler, CNCO, Gente de Zona, Jesse & Joy , Wisin, Gloria Trevi, Jacob Forever, Jay Ruiz, Julión Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda, Maluma, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Sofia Reyes and Victor Manuelle.

“LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS” 2016 NOMINEES/NOMINADOS


Artista del Año Artist of the Year
• Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
• Enrique Iglesias
• J Balvin
• Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho
• Nicky Jam

Nuevo Artista del Año New Artist of the Year
• Adriel Favela
• Álvaro Soler
• CNCO
• Jacob Forever
• Sofía Reyes

Sencillo del Año Song of the Year
• Duele El Corazón – Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
• Encantadora - Yandel
• Ginza – J Balvin
• Hasta El Amanecer – Nicky Jam
• Solo Con Verte – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Álbum del Año Album of the Year
• Dale – Pitbull
• Dangerous – Yandel
• Los Dúo 2 – Juan Gabriel
• Que Bendición – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
• Recuerden Mi Estilo – Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Artista Femenina Favorita – Pop/Rock
Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
• Becky G
• Gloria Trevi
• Shakira

Nuevo Artista Favorito – Pop/Rock
New Artist of the Year – Pop/Rock
• Álvaro Soler
• CNCO
• Sofia Reyes

Artista Masculino Favorito – Pop/Rock
Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
• Christian Daniel
• Enrique Iglesias
• Juan Gabriel

Dúo o Grupo Favorito – Pop/Rock
Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
• CNCO
• Jesse & Joy
• Maná

Álbum Favorito – Pop/Rock
Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
• El Amor – Gloria Trevi
• Los Dúo 2 – Juan Gabriel
• Un Besito Más – Jesse & Joy

Canción Favorita – Pop/Rock
Favorite Song – Pop/Rock
• Andas en Mi Cabeza – Chino & Nacho Featuring Daddy Yankee
• Duele El Corazón – Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
• El Mismo Sol – Alvaro Soler Featuring Jennifer Lopez
• No Soy Una de Esas – Jesse & Joy Featuring Alejandro Sanz

Nuevo Artista Favorito – Regional Mexicano Favorite New Artist – Regional Mexican
• Adriel Favela
• Banda Clave Nueva de Max Peraza
• La Séptima Banda

Artista Favorito – Regional Mexicano

Favorite Artist – Regional Mexican
• Gerardo Ortiz
• Remmy Valenzuela
• Roberto Tapia

Banda, Dúo o Grupo Favorito – Regional Mexicano
Favorite Duo or Group – Regional Mexican
• Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
• Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
• Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Álbum Favorito – Regional Mexicano
Favorite Album- Regional Mexican
• Mis Ídolos, Hoy Mis Amigos!!! – Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
• Que Bendición – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
• Recuerden Mi Estilo – Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Canción Favorita – Regional Mexicano
Favorite Song – Regional Mexican
• ¿Cuál Adiós? – Banda Clave Nueva de Max Peraza
• Después de Ti, ¿Quién? – La Adictiva Banda San José de Mesillas
• Préstamela A Mí – Calibre 50
• Solo Con Verte – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Nuevo Artista Favorito – Urbano
Favorite New Artist – Urban
• Jacob Forever
• Karol G
• Osmani García

Artista Favorito – Urbano
Favorite Artist – Urban
• J Balvin
• Nicky Jam
• Yandel

Dúo o Grupo Favorito – Urbano
Favorite Duo or Group – Urban
• Alexis & Fido
• Baby Rasta & Gringo
• Zion & Lennox

Álbum Favorito – Urbano
Favorite Album – Urban
• Dale – Pitbull
• Dangerous – Yandel
• Visionary – Farruko

Canción Favorita – Urbano
Favorite Song – Urban
• Borro Cassette - Maluma
• Encantadora - Yandel
• Ginza – J Balvin
• Hasta El Amanecer – Nicky Jam

Nuevo Artista Favorito – Tropical
Favorite New Artist – Tropical
• Jay Ruiz
• Jonathan Moly
• Pirulo y La Tribu

Artista Favorito – Tropical
Favorite Artist – Tropica l
• Gente de Zona
• Prince Royce
• Victor Manuelle

Álbum Favorito – Tropical
Favorite Album – Tropical
• Intensamente Con Canciones de Juan Gabriel – India
• Mi Mejor Regalo – Charlie Zaa
• Visualízate – Gente de Zona

Canción Favorita – Tropical
Favorite Song – Tropical
• Culpa Al Corazón – Prince Royce
• Culpables – Jay Ruiz
• No Quería Engañarte – Victor Manuelle
• Traidora – Gente de Zona featuring Marc Anthony

Colaboración Favorita Favorite Collaboration
• Duele El Corazón – Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin

• El Perdedor – Maluma featuring Yandel
• Te Busco – Cosculluela featuring Nicky Jam

Artista Favorito – Crossover
Favorite Crossover Artist
• Drake
• Justin Bieber
• Meghan Trainor

Canción Favorita – Crossover
Favorite Crossover Song
• Hello – Adele
• Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
• One Dance – Drake featuring WizKid & Kyla

Canción Dance Favorita Favorite Dance Song
• Don’t Let Me Down – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
• Never Forget You – Zara Larsson and MNEK
• This is What You Came For – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna

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Maria G. Valdez

Maria was born and raised in Dominican Republic, where she began her career in journalism covering human interest stories, entertainment, beauty and wellness for a national magazine. She moved to New York City to study Musical Theatre, but went back to journalism after graduating in an attempt of becoming the Latina Carrie Bradshaw. She has an unhealthy obsession with JLo and claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long-lost daughter, and has tried a crazy amount of treatments to keep looking young. She became a Zumba instructor for fun.