A new group of international stars has been confirmed to perform at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards, including Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Carlos Vives, Karol G, Marc Anthony, Nicky Jam, Guadalupe Pineda, Jhay Cortez, Joss Favela, Lucy Vives, Mau y Ricky, and Yuri.
Representing the most diverse genres of Latin music, the artists join a previously announced roster that includes Camila Cabello, Christian Nodal, Juanes, Maná, Natti Natasha, Prince Royce, Ana Bárbara, Carlos Rivera, Myke Towers, Paquita la del Barrio, Reik, and Rauw Alejandro. The most prestigious awards show in Latin music will be broadcast live on Telemundo on Thursday, September 23, beginning at 7pm/6c.
The event will also feature several celebrity presenters, including Adamari Lopez, Andrea Meza (Miss Universe), Annita, Black Eyed Peas, Carolina Miranda, Chiquis, Cristian de la Fuente, El Fantasma, J. Rey Soul, Los Dos Carnales, Mariana Seoane, Mike Bahia, Rodrigo Garduño, Sofia Reyes, Tainy and WWE superstar Damian Priest.
Representing regional Mexican music is the powerful Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga, a finalist for four awards, including Regional Mexican Song of the Year for their hit "Que Maldición,” as well as talented singer-songwriter Joss Favela.
The tropical genre will feature global artist Marc Anthony, who is a finalist for three awards, two of them for Tropical Song of the Year "De Vuelta Pa' la Vuelta" with Daddy Yankee, and "Un Amor Eterno," followed by Carlos Vives, who also competes for Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo. The urban genre is well represented by trailblazer Nicky Jam and newcomer Jhay Cortez, who will take the stage as one of the favorites as a finalist in seven categories, six of them for the song "Dákiti" with Bad Bunny, as well as new sensation Mau y Ricky, finalists for Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group.
Karol G, who is a finalist for eight awards, five of them for the hit "Tusa" with Nicky Minaj, arrives at the Billboard Latin Music Awards following the success of her first English-language hit "Don't be shy" with Tiesto. The artist is joined by legendary stars Yuri and Guadalupe Pineda, along with up-and-coming artist Lucy Vives.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards will broadcast live on Telemundo beginning at 7pm/6c with the traditional red carpet arrival special "La Alfombra de los Premios Billboard", followed by the awards show at 8pm/7c. The music special will also be broadcast simultaneously on the Spanish entertainment cable network, Universo and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.
The awards will coincide with Billboard Latin Music Week, which returns to Miami from September 20-25, 2021, and will host live conversations and performances with superstars like Karol G, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam and many more. For more information on Billboard Latin Music Week and to register now, visit billboardlatinmusicweek.com.
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