Nicky Jam Lands Six Top Nods For First Ever Latin American Music Awards
Pop star Nicky Jam lead the way by landing six nominations for the upcoming inaugural Latin American Music Awards. The singer’s El Perdon collaboration with Enrique Iglesias will compete for “Song of the Year” and “Favorite Collaboration,” while he and the “Hero” hit-maker will face off for “Artist of the Year,” alongside Romeo Santos, Caliber 50, and Julion Alvarez y su Norteno Banda.
Jam is also shortlisted for “Favorite Streaming Song” and “Favorite Male Artist – Urban,” a category which also features J. Balvin, Don Omar, Daddy Yankee, and Yandel. Iglesias is also up for “Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock,” while fellow five-time nominee Balvin will do battle for “New Artist of the Year.” Santos, Mana, and Caliber 50 each boast four nods, while other notable nominees include Ricky Martin and Prince Royce. Demi Lovato, Ellie Goulding and Meghan Trainor are all up for “Favorite Crossover Artist,” and former couple Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber will go head-to-head for “Favorite Dance Song” with their respective hits “I Want You to Know” with Zedd, and Jack U’s smash “Where Are U Now.” The first ever Latin American Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on October 8, 2015.