Video awards held Oct. 20 in Mexico.

With six nods, Colombian songstress Shakira tops the list of nominees for the fourth annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America.

Shakira is up for artist of the year and best female artist. She has nominations in the video of the year category for "No" and "La Tortura," her current single, featuring Alejandro Sanz.

Next up is Juanes and Miranda! with five nods each.

The VMALA's will air live throughout Latin America and here on MTV2 on Oct. 20 from the Great Tlacho Theater in Xcaret in Mexico's Playa del Carmen. This marks the first time the gala will take place out of Miami, where they were originally launched in 2002. Artists scheduled to perform include Shakira, Simple Plan, Good Charlotte and the Foo Fighters.

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