The Billboard Latin Music Awards are finally here! With the help of our favorite celebs, we’re getting ready to see which artists will take home the coveted awards. This year’s show is hosted by Ricky Martin and Kristina Bazan, so you know it’ll be fun. Tune in on Friday at 8/7c to find out who takes home a statuette–and check back with us for coverage of all your fave stars hitting the red carpet before then too!
Catch a sneak peek of the show below, and be sure to watch it live on Telemundo Friday night.
Can’t wait until then? Check out our list of all the stars slated to appear this year below:
Kristina “Ola” Bazan – Host/Television personality, Miami Kristina Bazan is a well-known television personality, model and dancer in Miami. She was a regular performer on the popular Univision show “Despierta America” as well as “El Gordo y la Flaca.” Bazan has also been featured in various magazines such as Cover, InTouch, People en Español and Caras. She is currently hosting a weekly entertainment show on Univision’s sister network, Telefutura.
Zion & Lennox – Latin music group, Puerto Rico Performing together since childhood, Los Angeles-based singers Zion and Lennox are already making their mark in the Latin music scene with hits like “Otra Vez” featuring J Balvin and their own latest single “Imaginandote” featuring Chris Jeday. The duo recently released their sophomore album ‘A La Mar’ that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and features collaborations with artists such as Wisin, Nicky Jam, J Balvin and Ozuna.
Romeo Santos – Latin music artist, New York Nicknamed “El Rey,” Romeo Santos is a three-time Grammy Award winner and the most successful Bachata artist in history. He’s earned numerous awards including Billboard Awards’ Top Tropical Album of The Year for Formula Vol. 2 (2014), Latin Billboard Award winner for Latin Pop Album of the Year for Formula Vol. 2 (2014), and three Latin Billboard Award wins for Hot Latin Song of the Year for “Odio” (2012) and “Propuesta Indecente” (2015) with Drake. Santos has received six nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Urban Performance at the Latin Grammy Awards as well as three nominations for Best Tropical Song at the Latin Grammy Awards.
Gente de Zona – Cuban music group, Miami Formed in Havana by Alexander Delgado and Ramon “Ricky” Pereira in 2000, Gente De Zona is a group of four friends with extensive experience performing in different countries around the world. Their music has been played in dance clubs and on radio stations across Latin America, the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. They have collaborated with artists such as Marc Anthony, Descemer Bueno, Don Omar, Pitbull and Wisin y Yandel.
Jose Lugo – Latin music artist/songwriter & producer, New York Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Bronx, Jose Lugo is an American songwriter and producer of Reggaeton hits for artists like Wisin & Yandel, Daddy Yankee, Don Omar and Nicky Jam. He has also worked with pop acts such as Farruko, Maluma, J Balvin, Justin Bieber and Austin Mahone.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards are bigger than ever, and if past years’ hints are anything to go by, we’re in for a bombshell or two (or five) on the red carpet. Stars such as Christina Aguilera and Nicki Minaj have previously turned up the heat when showing off their style in Mexico, so we can’t wait to see who will be bringing their A-game this year.