Bad Bunny and Peso Pluma Dominate 2023 Premios Juventud Nominations
The 2023 Premios Juventud nominations are here and they are full of surprises. The annual awards show, which celebrates the best in Latin music and culture, has announced its nominees in 25 categories, ranging from pop to urban to regional Mexican.
Among the most nominated artists are Bad Bunny, who leads with 12 nods, followed by Peso Pluma, who has 10. Both are competing for the coveted Artist of the Year award, along with Camilo, Karol G, Maluma, Natti Natasha, Ozuna, Rauw Alejandro, Sech and Tini.
Some of the other notable categories include Song of the Year, which features hits like “Dákiti” by Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez, “Hawái” by Maluma, “La Tóxica” by Farruko and “Relación (Remix)” by Sech, Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Rosalía and Farruko.
The New Generation category showcases some of the rising stars of Latin music, such as Cazzu, Chesca, Emilia, Jay Wheeler, Khea, Lunay, Maria Becerra, Myke Towers, Rochy RD and Tainy.
The fans will have the final say in who wins the awards, as they can vote for their favorites online until July 15. The winners will be revealed on August 12 in a live show that will air on Univision.
Who is Bad Bunny?
Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican singer, rapper and producer who has become one of the most popular and influential artists of Latin music. He is known for his eclectic and innovative style, blending genres like reggaeton, trap, pop and rock.
He rose to fame in 2016 with his breakthrough hit “Soy Peor” and since then he has collaborated with stars like Cardi B, Drake, J Balvin, Rosalía and Shakira. He has released four studio albums: X 100pre (2018), YHLQMDLG (2020), Las que no iban a salir (2020) and El Último Tour del Mundo (2020).
He has won several awards, including four Latin Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards and a Grammy Award. He is also an activist for social causes such as LGBTQ+ rights, racial justice and Puerto Rican independence. He is considered a global icon of Latin culture and music.