MTV Millennial Awards

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MTV Millennial Awards
Ambox current red.svg 2019 MTV Millennial Awards
Awarded forthe best of the millennial generation
Country Mexico
Presented by MTV Latin America
First awardedJuly 16, 2013;5 years ago (2013-07-16)
Website miaw.mtvla.com

The MTV Millennial Awards (commonly abbreviated as a MIAW) is an annual program of Latin American music awards, presented by the cable channel MTV Latin America to honor the best of Latin music and the digital world of the millennial generation. The awards are the Latin version of the MTV Video Music Awards. The ceremony is held in Mexico City since its first edition on July 16, 2013.

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Contents

List of ceremonies

YearDateVenueHost CityHost(s)Ref.
2013July 16Corona Forum Mexico City Karla Souza and Werevertumorro [1] [2]
2014August 12 Pepsi Center Eiza Gonzalez [3]
2015June 10Tessa Ia and El Diablito [4]
2016June 12 Maluma and YosStop [5]
2017 June 3 Palacio de los Deportes Lele Pons and Juanpa Zurita [6]
2018 June 3 Mexico City Arena La Divaza and Mon Laferte [7]

Award categories

Most wins

ArtistNumber of awardsCategories
Lali 4Argentine Artist of the Year (2016); Argentine Instagramer of the Year (2015); Dubsmash Celebrity (2015); Argentine Twittstar of the Year (2014)
Ariana Grande 3International Hit of the Year (2015); Best Worldwide Instagrammer (2015); Best Worldwide Snapchatter (2016)
CD9 Hit of the Year (2015); Mexican Artist of the Year (2015); Best New Artist (2014)
Mario BautistaMIAW Icon of the Year (2015); Buzz Artist (2015); Instacrack (2014)
Mon Laferte Mexican Artist of the Year (2017); Buzz Artist (2016); Video of the Year (2016)
Sebastian VillalobosMIAW Icon of the Year (2015); Colombian Twitstar of the Year (2014); Instacrack (2016)
Taylor Swift 2Catchiest Hit of the Year (2013); Collaboration of the Year (2017)

Most nominations

ArtistNumber of nominationsCategories
J Balvin 12Video of the Year (2017); Hit of the Year (2015–2016); Collaboration of the Year (2017); Colombian Artist of the Year (2014–2017); Best Colombian Instagrammer (2015, 2017); Best Colombian Snapchatter (2016); Best Performance in an App (2017)
Maluma Hit of the Year (2016–2017); Colombian Artist of the Year (2014, 2016–2017); Best Latin Instagrammer (2014); Best Colombian Instagrammer (2015, 2017); Best Colombian Snapchatter (2016); Best Performance in an App (2016); Instacrack (2014); Perfect Match (2016)
Lali 11Video of the Year (2017); Best Pop Artist (2016–2017); Argentine Artist of the Year (2016–2017); Best Argentine Instagrammer (2015; 2017); Dubsmash Celebrity (2015); Best Performance in an App (2016); Argentine Twittstar of the Year (2014); Instacrush (2016)
Juanpa Zurita 8MIAW Icon of the Year (2015–2017); Viner of the Year (2015); Best Mexican Instagrammer (2017); Mexican Snapchatter of the Year (2016); Best Performance in an App (2016); Supercolab (2017)
Maurio BautistaBest Pop Artist (2016); MIAW Icon of the Year (2015–2016); Buzz Artist (2015); Viner of the Year (2015); Best Mexican Instagrammer (2017); Instacrack (2014); Celebrity Challenge (2017)
Werevertumorro 7MIAW Icon of the Year (2013–2014, 2016); Best Mexican Instagrammer (2017); Twitstar of the Year (2013); Best Parody (2 in 2017)
Belinda 6Best Latin Instagrammer (2014); Best Mexican Instagrammer (2015); Twitstar of the Year (2013, 2015); Instacrush (2013–2014)
Dulce Maria Hit of the Year (2015); Best Latin Instagrammer (2014); Best Mexican Instagrammer (2015); Twitstar of the Year (2013); Mexican Twitstar of the Year (2014); Best Fan Army (2013)
Jesse & Joy Hit of the Year (2013, 2016–2017); Collaboration of the Year (2016); Mexican Artist of the Year (2016–2017)
Mon Laferte Video of the Year (2016–2017); Collaboration of the Year (2017); Mexican Artist of the Year (2017); Buzz Artist (2016); Instacrush (2017)
Sebastian VillalobosMIAW Icon of the Year (2016); Best Colombian Instagrammer (2017); Colombian Twittstar of the Year (2014); Best Performance in an App (2017); Instacrack (2015); Perfect March (2017)

See also

Premios MTV Latinoamérica was the Latin American version of the Video Music Awards. They were established in 2002 to celebrate the top music videos of the year in Latin America and the world. They are presented annually and broadcast live on MTV Networks Latin America. Until 2004, all the VMALAs were held in Miami. The 2005 edition was the first one planned to be held outside the United States, but the show was cancelled. The 2006 VMALAs were held in Mexico City, and therefore were the first ones to actually be celebrated in Latin America. In 2010 the awards were permanently cancelled.

The MTV Millennial Awards Brazil were established by MTV Brasil in 2018 to celebrate music, television and internet artists. The first edition happened in May 2018 and was hosted by Whindersson Nunes in São Paulo, Brazil.

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