Skip to content


Latin American Music Awards Pay Tribute to Influential Latin Artists

October 27, 2018

Presented by Telemundo on Thursday, October 25 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, the Latin American Music Awards pays tribute to some of today’s most influential Latin artists.

Followed by six nominations, El Cartel Records artist Daddy Yankee received the Icon Award of the Year and Favorite Male Artist. Daddy Yankee has shown his “passion, power, and heart” through his Puerto Rican relief efforts. In 2017, Daddy Yankee donated $1M to relief aid following the disastrous Hurricane Maria. The money was split between Feeding America, The American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, and other local organizations. This was on top of truckloads of supplies donated by fans at his various concerts and a donation of 200 gallons of diesel for a food bank to deliver food.

After receiving his well-deserved Icon Award of the Year award,