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LatinX Artists Are Dominating the 2019 VMAs

Rosalia and J Balvin

This isn’t a drill. The 2019 MTV VMAs are coming.

I’m shaking with excitement, but it’s not because of the VMAs itself. I’m shaking because of the overwhelming amount of Latinx representation we have on the list of nominees. *Cries in Spanish*. Yes, Ariana leads the pack with 10 nominations, but to see Anuel AA and El Guincho nominated? I’m over the moon!

Nominees for Best Latin:
Anuel AA and Karol G’s “Secreto”
Bad Bunny’s “Mia” featuring Drake
“I Can’t Get Enough” by Benny BlancoTainy, Selena Gomez
J BalvinDaddy Yankee’s “Con Calma”
Maluma’s “Mala Mia,”
“Con Altura” by Rosalia and J Balvin featuring El Guincho

The following Latinx artists earned nominations for the following:

Best Collaboration
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” 

Best New Artist

Push Artist of the Year

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B – “Money” 

Best Dance
DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B – “Taki Taki” 
Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato – “Solo”
David Guetta, Bebe Rexha & J Balvin – “Say My Name” 

Best Art Direction
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” – Art Direction by Tatiana Van Sauter​

Best Choreography
ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura” – Choreography by Charm La’Donna​
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” – Choreography by Calvit Hodge, Sara Biv

Best Cinematography
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham

I’ll be here rooting for everyone, but I need “Con Altura” to win. Who are you rooting for? Let us know down in the comments! See the full list of nominees for the 2019 MTV VMAs here.


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