WHO: THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS - Miguel, Bruno Mars, Romeo Santos,
Prince Royce, Marc Anthony and More Nominated for AMAs
WHAT: AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS CELEBRATE LATIN MUSIC MAKERS IN
MULTIPLE CATEGORIES NOVEMBER 24TH ON ABC
This year’s broadcast of the American Music Awards will mark the 15 year anniversary
of the awarding of Favorite Artist Latin, and the 25th anniversary of the first performance
by a Latin artist, Gloria Estefan in 1988.
This year the entire American Music Awards show is impacted by artists of Latino
descent: Favorite Male Soul/R&B Nominee Miguel is half Mexican; 3x nominee Bruno Mars’
is one quarter Puerto Rican; and of course, artists within the Favorite Artist Latin
category, Romeo Santos, Prince Royce and Marc Anthony, reflect, the wide range of
music loved by fans in the U.S.
Produced by Dick Clark Productions, the AMAs reflect the legendary Dick Clark’s
personal philosophies. In his decades-long career, the legendary television personality
and producer also helped Latino stars rise from obscurity to international fame.