The 30th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards — set to take place Oct. 5 at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla. — will broadcast live on Telemundo, and simultaneously on the Spanish entertainment cable network Universo, on Peacock and the Telemundo app. Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, it will be available on Telemundo Internacional.

This year, awards will be given out in 48 categories through the Latin pop, tropical, Latin rhythm and regional Mexican music genres. Two awards are new: Global 200 Latin Artist of the Year and Global 200 Latin Song of the Year. And special honors such as the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award, the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award and the Billboard Icon Award will also be given.

Other top finalists include Eslabon Armado with 10 entries; Rauw Alejandro with seven; Rosalía, Bizarrap, Feid and Yng Lvcas with six each; and Ivan Cornejo, Manuel Turizo and Natanael Cano with four.

The Latin Billboard Music Awards are the only ones that recognize the most popular albums, songs and performers in Latin music, according to Billboard‘s weekly charts. Produced by Telemundo and MBS Special Events, they coincide with Billboard Latin Music Week, which returns to Miami Oct. 2-6 at the Faena Forum, with a roster of star speakers including Shakira, Peso Pluma, Arcángel, Vico C and many more.

Crossover Artist of the Year:

Justin Timberlake

Lil Jon

Maître Gims


Sean Paul

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