Latin American Music Award

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Latin American Music Awards
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Awarded forOutstanding achievements for artists in the Latin music industry.
Country United States
Presented by Telemundo
First awarded2015
Most awards Enrique Iglesias (13) CNCO (10)
Most nominations Enrique Iglesias and Nicky Jam (15)
Website Official website

The Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs) is an annual American music award that is presented by Telemundo. It is the Spanish-language counterpart of the American Music Awards (AMAs) produced by the Dick Clark Productions. [1] As with AMAs, the Latin AMAs are determined by a poll of the public and music buyers. The first Latin AMAs debuted on October 8, 2015 and was hosted by Lucero. [2]

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Contents

Ceremonies

#YearHostVenue
01 2015 October 8 Lucero Dolby Theatre
02 2016 October 6
03 2017 October 26 Diego Boneta and Becky G
04 2018 October 25 Becky G, Gloria Trevi, Leslie Grace, Roselyn Sanchez and Aracely Arambula

Categories

Special Awards

Dick Clark Achievement Award.

Records

As of the Latin American Music Awards of 2017.

Most nominations

NominationsAct
15 Enrique Iglesias
Nicky Jam
12 J Balvin
11 Maluma
Shakira
9 Daddy Yankee
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
8Calibre 50
Juan Gabriel

Most awards

AwardsAct
13 Enrique Iglesias
10 CNCO
6 Prince Royce
4 J Balvin
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
3 Wisin
Becky G
Nicky Jam

See also

The American Music Award for Favorite Artist – Latin has been awarded since 1998. Years reflect the year in which the awards were presented, for works released in the previous year. The all-time winner in this category is Enrique Iglesias with 8 wins, he is also the most nominated artist with 12 nominations.

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References

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