J Balvin is feeling the Heat, and the love…
HTV has announced the nominees for the Heat Latin Music Awards 2019, with the 33-year-old Colombian urban singer leading the list of nominated artists with five nods.
J Balvin is nominated in the Best Male Artist and Best Urban Artist categories, Meanwhile, his “Machika” track with Jeon and Anitta earned nods for Best Video and Best Collaboration, where he’ll compete against himself after a earning a second nod in the category for appearing on Bad Bunny’s “Sensualidad” single alongside Prince Royce.
Ozuna earned four nominations.
The 26-year-old Puerto Rican reggaeton and Latin Trap singer is nominated for Best Male Artist and Best Urban Artist, while his Reik & Wisin collaboration “Me Niego” and Natti Natasha collab “Criminal” are both up for Best Collaboration.
Sebastián Yatra also has four nods…
The 24-year-old Colombian singer and songwriter is up for Best Male Artist and Best Pop Artist; his single “Por Perro,” featuring Luis Figueroa and Lary Over, is nominated for Best Video; and his single with Carlos Vives, “Robarte Un Beso” earned a nod in the Best Collaboration category.
Meanwhile, Greeicy, Karol G and Anitta have tied for the most nominations for a female artist with three each.
The 26-year-old Colombian actress and singer, whose full name is Greeicy Rendon, is up for Best Female Artist and Best New Artist, while her single “Amantes” with Mike Bahia is nominated in the Best Collaboration category.
Karol G is nominated for Best Female Artist, and she’s the only female up for Best Urban Artist. The 27-year-old Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter’s clip for her single “Pineapple” is nominated for Best Video.
Anitta has earned a nod in the Best Female Artist, while her collaboration with J Balvin and Jeon, “Machika” is up for Best Video and Best Collaboration.
The Heat Latin Music Awards are made in Latin American territory with a large component of popular voting, which aims to become a milestone in the music industry by awarding the main stars of Latin music.
Heat Latin Music Awards will broadcast live on May 13 from Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.
Here’s the full list of nominees:
Best Male Artist
Best Female Artist
Mau Y Ricky
Zion & Lennox
Best Rock Artist
Best Pop Artist
Best Urban Artist
Best Tropical Artist
Best Southern Artist
Best North Artist
Mozart La Para
Best Andean Artist
Tomás The Latin Boy
Best New Artist
Dura: Daddy Yankee
Échame La Culpa: Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato
Pineapple: Karol G
Machika: J Balvin, Jeon, Anitta
Por Perro: Sebastian Yatra Ft. Luis Figueroa, Lary Over.
A Tan Solo Una Hora: Gabriel
Pa Dentro: Juanes
Déjate Llevar: Juan Magán, Belinda, Manuel Turizo, Snova, B-Case
Amantes: Greeicy, Mike Bahia
Felices Los 4: Maluma, Marc Anthony
Me Niego: Reik, Ozuna, Wisin
Robarte Un Beso: Carlos Vives, Sebastian Yatra
Machika: J. Balvin, Jeon, Anitta
Sensualidad: Bad Bunny, Prince Royce, J Balvin
Krippy Kush Remix: Farruko, Nicki Minaj, Bad Bunny
Criminal: Natti Natasha, Ozuna