Also confirmed to take the stage are Los Ángeles Azules and Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi, who will each receive special awards that night. The iconic cumbia band is the recipient of this year’s musical legacy award and Trevi will receive the Premio La Trayectoria for the 30th anniversary of her album Tu Ángel de la Guarda and her song “Pelo Suelto.”
The 2021 Premio Lo Nuestro will air live starting at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 18, from Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena via Univision. Chiquinquirá Delgado, José Ron and Yuri will host the three-hour show.
This year, J Balvin leads the list of nominees with 14 nods. Maluma follows with 12, Camilo with 10, and Ozuna with eight. Four new categories have been added, including pop album of the year, urban album of the year, regional Mexican album of the year, and cumbia song of the year.
This ceremony honors airplay on Uforia radio during the eligibility period (Oct.1, 2019, through Sept. 30, 2020) as well as on streaming. See the complete nominations here.