Telemundo International exclusively announces the 71 Big Stars finalists for the new edition of the most important awards ceremony in the urban Latin American genre. Billboard Latin Music Awards” 2023. The new edition will take place on Thursday, October 5th, and will only be broadcast live on Telemundo International.
The singer and composer of regional Mexican music, featherweight, tops the list with 21 mentions, followed by Bad Bunny and the folk band from Texas Border Group, who are finalists for 15 awards each, while the female stars Karol G and Shakira are followed by 13 and 12 applications, respectively. The regional Mexican group from California, which ruled power, also stands out with 12 mentions.
Featherweight, one of the biggest exponents of today’s music scene, has 21 mentions, including Artist of the Year, Composer of the Year, Global 200 Latin Artist of the Year, and Top Latin Album of the Year for Génesis. Her collaboration on “Ella baila sola” with Eslabon Armado is up for six awards, including “Hot Latin Song” Song of the Year, Global 200 Latin Song of the Year, and Song of the Year, Sales. His collaboration with YngLvcas on the song “La bebe” has been recognized five times, including “Hot Latin Song” for Song of the Year and “LatinRhythm” for Song of the Year.
For his part, BadBunny, One of the most listened-to artists worldwide, has received 15 mentions, including Artist of the Year, Tour of the Year, Global 200 Latin Artist of the Year, and Global 200 Latin Song of the Year for “Tit me pregnant”. He has also received four other mentions for the song “Un X100to”, his collaboration with Grupo Frontera, including “Hot Latin Song” Song of the Year and Song of the Year, Streaming.
In turn, the Mexican-American band Border Group competes for 15 awards, including Artist of the Year and Global 200 Latin Artist of the Year, and five of his mentions are for the song “Bebe dame” with Fuerza Regida, including Hot LatinSong Song of the Year and Song of the Year Sales. His song “Un X100to,” along with Bad Bunny received four mentions, including Regional Mexican Song of the Year.
Among the female stars, Carol G says there are 13 mentions. This year, for the second year in a row, “Bichota” is the artist with the highest number of mentions in the history of the award: 15 in 2022 and 13 this year.
Karol G competes for Artist of the Year, Tour of the Year, and Top Latin Album of the Year awards for “Maana ser bonito”. His collaboration with Shakira on the song “TQG” has received five mentions, including “Hot LatinSong” for Song of the Year and Song of the Year, LatinAirplay.
At the same time, Shakira There are 12 mentions. In addition to the five for the song “TQG,” she is a finalist for Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female, and Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo. He is also nominated for Song of the Year, Latin Air Play for Monotona, and Latin Pop Song of the Year for BZRP Musicsessions, Vol. 53, Theme, which also competes for the Song of the Year, Sales award.
For his part Regulated Power, It also has 12 mentions, which in addition to the five for “Bebe dame” along with Grupo Frontera also includes Artist of the Year, Hot LatinSongs Artist of the Year Duo or Group, and Top LatinAlbums Artist of the Year Annual duos belong or group.
Other artists with multiple mentions are Armed Link (10), Raw Alejandro (7), Rosalia, bizarre rap, Release the YngLvcas (6), Ivan Cornejo, Manuel Turizo, and Nathanael Cano (4), Becky G, Ozuna, Romeo Santos (3), Aventura, Carin León, DaddyYankee, Edgar “Edge” Barrera, Grupo Marca Registrada, Junior H, MAG, Maná, Marshmello, Piso 21, Quevedo, Sebastián Yatray Yandel (2).
The prizes are awarded in 48 different categories in the main music genres of Latin Pop, Tropical, LatinRhythm, and Regional Mexican. Additionally, two new categories will be introduced this year: Global 200 Latin Artist of the Year and Global 200 Latin Song of the Year.