Ozuna Earns Nine Latin American Music Awards Nominations for Second Consecutive Year

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5 Sep 2019 | LATINews

It’s a case of déjà vu for Ozuna

Telemundo has announced the nominees for the 2019 Latin American Music Awards, with the 27-year-old Puerto Rican and Dominican Latin trap and reggaeton singer leading the pack of nominees for the second consecutive year with nine nominations.

Ozuna

Ozuna, a four-time Latin AMAs winner, including Best New Artist in 2017, is up for Artist of the Year, as well as Song of the Year for “Taki Taki,” his collaboration with DJ SnakeSelena Gomez and Cardi B; and Album of the Year for Aura.

Ozuna is followed by Bad Bunny and Romeo Santos with eight nods each. 

Among his eight nods, the 25-year-old Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer is nominated for Artist of the YearAlbum of the Yearfor X 100Pre, and Song of the Yearfor “MIA,” his hit collaboration with Drake.

Of Santos’ eight noms, the 38-year-old Puerto Rican and Dominican American singer’s up for Artist of the YearSong of the Year for “Ella Quiere Beber,” his collaboration with Anuel AA, and Favorite Artist – Male.

Anuel AA has seven nominations; and Banda MS has five. Daddy Yankee, MalumaLuis FonsiSebastian YatraT3R Elemento and Marc Anthonyeach landed four nominations this year.

Rosalia and Becky Glead the pack of Latina artists, each earning three nominations. They’re followed by Karol G, the only female nominated for Artist of the Year, with two nods, as well as Cardi B and Selena Gomez, who also have two nods.

In the tradition of the American Music Awards, the Latin AMAspay tribute to the top Latin artists in the market today, with fans voting for the ultimate winners.

The 2019 Latin AMAs nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including sales, airplay, streaming and social activity tracked by Billboard through its data partners Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound for data covering the periods of Aug. 10, 2018, through July 18, 2019.

The selection of the music video category is based on videos submitted by record labels and independent producers and selected by a committee of industry professionals. The “producers’ choice award” considers the quality, content and creativity of the music video. The winner will be chosen by the fans along with the rest of the Latin AMAs. 

The fifth annual Latin AMAs will air live at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 17, from the Dolby Theatrein Hollywood. The awards show will be preceded by a one-hour red carpet pre-show called “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs,” kicking off at 7:00 pm ET.

Fans can vote for their favorite artist online visiting here.

Here’s the full list of nominees: 

Artist of the Year 
Ozuna
Bad Bunny
Maluma                   
Romeo Santos
J Balvin
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Christian Nodal
Anuel AA
Daddy Yankee
Karol G

New Artist of the Year 
Sech
Rosalía
Darell               
Paulo Londra
Lunay
Jhay Cortez

Song of the Year
Bad Bunny & Drake “MIA”
DJ Snake Featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B “Taki Taki”
Daddy Yankee Featuring Snow “Con Calma”
Pedro Capó & Farruko “Calma”
Anuel AA & Romeo Santos “Ella Quiere Beber”

Album of the Year 
Bad Bunny – X 100PRE
Ozuna – Aura
Anuel AA – Real Hasta La Muerte 
Luis Fonsi – VIDA               
Santana – Africa Speaks    

Favorite Artist – Female 
Natti Natasha
Karol G
Becky G                   
Rosalía
Natalia Lafourcade

Favorite Artist – Male 
Ozuna
Bad Bunny
Anuel AA               
J Balvin
Romeo Santos

Favorite Duo or Group 
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
T3r Elemento
Los Ángeles Azules               
CNCO
Wisin & Yandel

Favorite Artist – Pop 
Luis Fonsi
Pedro Capó
Sebastián Yatra           
CNCO

Favorite Album – Pop 
Luis Fonsi – VIDA
Santana – Africa Speaks
Rosalía – El Mal Querer               
Sebastian Yatra – Fantasía

Favorite Song – Pop
Pedro Capó x Farruko – “Calma”
Becky G & Kane Brown – Lost In The Middle Of Nowhere (remix)
Luis Fonsi x Ozuna – “Imposible”
Reik & Maluma – “Amigos Con Derechos”
Sebastián Yatra & Mau y Ricky – “Ya No Tiene Novio”    

Favorite Artist – Regional Mexican 
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Christian Nodal
T3r Elemento               
Calibre 50

Favorite Album – Regional Mexican 
T3r Elemento – The Green Trip
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga- Con Todas Las Fuerzas
Raymix – Oye Mujer               
Lenin Ramírez – Bendecido

Favorite Song – Regional Mexican 
Los Ángeles Azules featuring Natalia LaFourcade – “Nunca Es Suficiente”
Banda Los Sebastianes – “A Través del Vaso”
Christian Nodal – “No Te Contaron Mal”               
T3r Elemento featuring Gerardo Ortiz – “Aerolínea Carrillo”
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga – “Mejor Me Alejo”

Favorite Artist – Urban 
Bad Bunny
Ozuna
Anuel AA               
J Balvin

Favorite Album – Urban 
Bad Bunny – X 100PRE
Ozuna – Aura
Anuel AA – Real Hasta La Muerte           
Farruko – Gangalee

Favorite Song – Urban
Bad Bunny & Drake – “MIA”
DJ Snake Featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B – “Taki Taki”
Anuel AA & Romeo Santos – “Ella Quiere Beber”
Daddy Yankee Featuring Snow – “Con Calma”
Ozuna x Manuel Turizo – “Vaina Loca”

Favorite Artist – Tropical 
Romeo Santos
Marc Anthony
Carlos Vives           
Juan Luis Guerra

Favorite Album – Tropical 
Romeo Santos – Utopía
Marc Anthony – OPUS
Juan Luis Guerra 440 – Literal           
Gilberto Santa Rosa – 40… Y Contando En Vivo Desde Puerto Rico

Favorite Song – Tropical 
Romeo Santos “Centavito”
Aventura – “Inmortal”
Wisin & Yandel & Romeo Santos – “Aullando”           
Prince Royce + Marc Anthony – “Adicto”
Silvestre Dangond & Maluma – “Vivir Bailando”

Favorite Crossover Artist 
DJ Snake
Drake
Snow               
Sean Paul

Favorite Tour 
Jennifer Lopez
Luis Miguel
Bad Bunny           
Chayanne
Marc Anthony

Favorite Video
Camila – “Te Confieso”
Becky G & Maluma – “La Respuesta”
Daddy Yankee & Wisin y Yandel – “Si Supieras”
Sofia Reyes Ft. Rita Ora & Anitta -“R.I.P.”
Sebastian Yatra & Camilo – “En Guerra”


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