Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Romeo Santos, Juanes and Wisin & Yandel have been nominated for bilingual cable network Tr3s' Latino artist of the year and the winner will be crowned during a transmission of the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, according to a spokesperson for the Tr3s network.
Through Sept. 5, fans of the nominees can vote for their favorite artists at vma.tr3s.com in the competition which celebrates this year's MTV VMAs. The winner will be announced during a Spanish-subtitled transmission of the awards show on Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. (ET) on Tr3s.
The VMAs are scheduled to feature many of the music industry's biggest names including Pink, One Direction and Alicia Keys. The show will be hosted by comedian Kevin Hart live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (Live ET/Tape delayed PT).
"I'm honored to be nominated by Tr3s and to be sharing this recognition with such great artists," Juanes said in a statement.