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The Nominations for the 2016 Latin American Music Awards were announced on August 31, 2016. The Latin American Music Awards to air on Telemundo on Oct. 6 from the Dolby Theater 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, in Hollywood, CA 90028.

Artist of the Year

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Liza

Enrique Iglesias

J Blavin

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Nicky Jam

New Artist of the Year 

Adriel Favela

Álvaro Soler


Jacob Forever

Sofía Reyes

Single of the Year

Enrique Iglesias, “Duele El Corazón”

Yandel, “Encantadora”

J Balvin, “Ginza”

Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Album of the Year

Pitbull, Dale 

Yandel, Dangerous 

Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo 2

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Qué Bendición 

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho, Recuerden Mi Estilo

Favorite Female Artist—Pop/Rock

Becky G

Gloria Trevi


Favorite New Artist—Pop/Rock

Álvaro Soler


Sofía Reyes

Favorite Male Artist—Pop/Rock

Christian Daniel

Enrique Iglesias

Juan Gabriel

Favorite Duo or Group—Pop/Rock


Jesse & Joy


Favorite Album—Pop/Rock

Gloria Trevi, El Amor 

Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo 2

Jesse & Joy, Un Besito Más 

Favorite Song—Pop/RockD

Chino & Nacho featuring Daddy Yankee, “Andas en Mi Cabeza”

Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin, “Duele El Corazón”

Alvaro Soler featuring Jennifer Lopez, “El Mismo Sol”

Jesse & Joy featuring Alejandro Sanz, “No Soy Una de Esas”

New Favorite Artist—Regional Mexican

Adriel Favela

Banda Clave Nueva de Max Peraza

La Séptima Banda

Favorite Artist—Regional Mexican

Gerardo Ortiz

Remmy Valenzuela

Roberto Tapia

Favorite Band, Duo or Group—Regional Mexican

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Julión Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

Favorite Álbum—Regional Mexican

Julión Álvarez, Mis Ídolos, Hoy Mis Amigos!!!

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Que Bendición

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho, Recuerden Mi Estilo

Favorite Song—Regional Mexican

Banda Clave Nueva de Max Peraza,¿Cuál Adiós?” 

La Adictiva Banda San José de Mesillas, “Después de Ti ¿Quién?”

Calibre 50, “Préstamela a Mí”

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio  Lizárraga, “Banda Sinaloense”

Favorite New Artist—Urban

Jacob Forever

Karol G

Osmani Garcia

Favorite Artist—Urban

J Balvin

Nicky Jam


Favorite Duo or Group—Urban

Alexis & Fido

Baby Rasta & Gringo

Zion & Lennox

Favorite Album—Urban

Pitbull, Dale 

Yandel, Dangerous

Farruko, Visionary

Favorite SongUrban

Maluma, “Borro Cassette”

Yandel, “Encantadora”

J Blavin, “Ginza”

Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Favorite New ArtistTropical

Jay Ruiz

Jonathan Moly

Pirulo y La Tribu

Favorite ArtistTropical

Gente de Zona

Prince Royce

Victor Manuelle

Favorite AlbumTropical

India, Intensamente con Canciones de Juan Gabriel

Charlie Zaa, Mi Mejor Regalo

Gente de Zona, Visualízate

Favorite SongTropical

Prince Royce, “Culpa Al Corazón”

Jay Ruiz, “Culpables”

Victor Manuelle, “No Quería Engañarte”

Gente de Zona featuring Marc Anthony, “Traidora”

Favorite Collaboration

Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin, “Duele El Corazón”

Maluma featuring Yandel, “El Perdedor”

Cosculluela featuring Nicky Jam, “Te Busco”

Artista Favorito—Crossover


Justin Bieber

Meghan Trainor

Favorite Song—Crossover

Adele, “Hello”

Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”

Drake featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Favorite Dance Song

The Chainsmokers featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Zara Larsson and MNEK, “Never Forget You”

Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”


The “Latin American Music Award” nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including (but not limited to) sales, airplay, streaming and social activity tracked by Billboard through its data partners Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. Information about the voting process for the “Latin American Music Awards,” as well as exclusive content about this year’s event, can be found at LatinAMAs.com. Fans can keep up with the latest news following “Latin AMAs” on social media and joining the conversation by using the official hashtag #LatinAMAs. Facebook: Facebook.com/LatinAMAs Twitter: @LatinAMAs Instagram: @LatinAMAs Snapchat: TeamTelemundo Join the Conversation: #LatinAMAs

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