Becky G to Receive the Extraordinary Evolution Award at the 2019 Latin AMAs
Global superstar Becky G will be honored with the Extraordinary Evolution Award during the 5th edition of the Latin American Music Awards. The award show will air live from the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Oct. 17th at 8pm/7c preceded by the one-hour carpet pre-show “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” at 7pm/6c.
The Mexican-American singer, will be honored for her success as a young performer who has demonstrated change and accelerated growth as an artist, to reach the pinnacle of success in a short period of time.
The "Mayores" singer is celebrating over eight years of her career since she gained notoriety by posting cover songs on Youtube which, helped her rise to fame.
Becky G will join the ranks of fellow icon Maluma, who was the first artist to receive the Extraordinary Evolution Award during last year’s Latin AMAs.
In 2018 Becky G took home two Latin AMAs for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Urban Song (for “Mayores”). This year, the 22-year-old singer, songwriter and actress is nominated in 3 categories; Favorite Artist - Female , Favorite Song - Pop (for "Lost In The Middle Of Nowhere" remix ft Kane Brown), and Favorite Video (for "La Respuesta" featuring Maluma).
Up to date, Becky G's achievements include two No. 1 hits on the Billboard Latin Airplay Charts (“Mayores” & "Sin Pijama”), guest-starring in Fox TV’s Emmy-award-winning “Empire" series and a starring role in the “Power Rangers” movie.
The artist also was awarded with a Youtube "Diamond Play Button" for surpassing 10 million followers on the digital platform. So far, Becky G has toured alongside J Balvin, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, and Jason Derulo. She has collaborated with some of the best artists in the industry such as Natti Natasha, Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Pitbull, Maluma, Anitta, CNCO, among others.
Becky G is currently working on her two upcoming albums, one in Spanish and one in English.
Along with receiving the Extraordinary Evolution Award, Becky G will also hit the stage and join the star-studded lineup of performers at the Latin AMAs which includes artists like Ozuna, Wisin & Yandel, CNCO, Farruko, Gente de Zona, Christian Nodal, Zion y Lennox, Abraham Mateo, Emilia Mernes, Sofía Reyes, Lupita Infante and Beret.
Check out the complete list of nominees.
Fans can vote for their favorite artists via Twitter or by visiting www.LatinAMAs.com/vote.