Entertainment Tokischa & Rosalia Debut ‘Linda’ at 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards
All the Times Bad Bunny Surprised Us at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards
From escorting Paquita la del Barrio to making his red carpet debut with his girlfriend, here are the many ways Bad Bunny surprised at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.“Thank you for always supporting my music,” the Puerto Rican artist said when he received the award for his Billboard 200 chart-topping album, YHLQMDLG. “I dedicate this award to all the people who are making music and don’t have the same exposure. It was the same for me, nobody knew of me at the beginning. I respect you and thank you for making great music.
Just three weeks after they dropped their first-ever collaborative effort, Tokischa and Rosalia debuted “Linda” on TV at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday night (Sept. 23).
The Dominican newcomer and Spanish artist lit up the Watsco Center with their viral dembow-meets-flamenco fusion about two best friends who kiss. Joined by an all-girl dance group, Toki rocked a black baby doll and Rosalia wore a red latex dress with a split on the legs.
In the audience, Bad Bunny was spotted enjoying their vibrant and lively performance.
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Here Are All the First-Time Finalists at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards
The Billboard Latin Music Awards are less than a week away. Here’s a list of this year’s first-time finalists.In addition to Daddy Yankee receiving the Billboard Hall of Fame Award, finalists and winners will be honored at the award ceremony to be broadcast live on the Telemundo network at 8 p.m. ET from the Watsco Center in Miami on Thursday, Sept. 23. The coveted event will cover 59 categories across the major music genres of Latin pop, tropical, Latin rhythm and regional Mexican.
Hailing from the barrios, Tokischa says she feels proud that the local scene from “el bajo mundo” is getting exposure. “It’s really good, and represents where we come from,” she previously told Billboard. “It’s music that’s getting commercialized. It’s nice to come from the barrio and share with the world what we live and our rhythms. Our music is being accepted and it fills me with pride.”
Considered the longest-running awards show in Latin music, the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which aired on Telemundo live from Miami’s Watsco Center, is the only awards show to honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music as determined by the sales, streaming radio airplay and social data that informs Billboard’s weekly charts during a one-year period.
5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (September 18) .
From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Billboard editors highlight the latest news buzz in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week. Ozuna teams up with the NFLIn celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, the National Football League introduced new partnerships, collaborations and activations that are “designed to celebrate la cultura Latina” throughout the NFL season, including working with superstar Ozuna. The Puerto Rican chart-topping artist joined the NFL to advise on its season-long content vision for reaching Latinx fans.