The 2013 MTV video music awards are coming up, and one of the categories is Best Latino Artist of 2013. And the nominees are…
Alejandro Sanz has always been able to leave an impression on his fans, especially the ladies. It’s no secret that his talent and raspy voice have taken him far in his career. His latest album, “La Música No Se Toca,” which also happens to be his ninth studio album, soared to the top of both the Spanish and Mexican charts along with landing the No.1 spot on the U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Album list.
The king of reggaeton hasn’t shied away from success since he first stepped on the scene — and 2013 was no different. This time he took his talents around the world with his 2013 overseas tour. The Puerto Rican has proven to be a household name not only in Latin countries, but all over the globe, including places like Sweden and Italy.
Don Omar has been making hit after hit, becoming well known for “Zumba” and “Danza Kuduro.” The worldwide superstar is no stranger when it comes to winning nominations at award shows. This year he racked up 10 winning nominations at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The Puerto Rican is currently on tour, with his next stop being in Houston, Texas on the August 16, 2013.
Jesse & Joy
This Mexican duo are known for their well-written lyrics and heartfelt songs. They have won a Latin Grammy for Best Song and were awarded gold and platinum record sales in Mexico. They are also highly respected in the Latin pop scene, being noted as one of the most important and influential groups in the Latin music scene at the moment.
Pitbull, also known as Mr.Worldwide, is one of the highest paid rappers in the business. Not only has he had an immense amount of hits on the radio, but he has also found a way to keep his Latin roots in his music, which can be heard with his use of Spanglish. The Miami native has collaborated with artists such as Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez and many more.
Remember to tune into MTV Video Music Awards on August 25 at 9 p.m. to see your favorite artists take the stage!