Modeled after the AMAs, the new show comes from Dick Clark Productions.
Latin music fans, brace yourself: A new major awards show is coming to town.
The new Latin American Music Awards, the first-ever Spanish language award show modeled after the American Music Awards, will be broadcast Oct. 8 on the Telemundo network, live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Nominees for the Latin American Music Awards in 20 categories will be announced on Sept. 2 with fan voting and ticket sales opening the same day. Nominations to the awards are based on key fan interactions with music, including (but not limited to) sales, airplay, streaming and social activity tracked by Billboard through its data partners Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.