Latin Music Week

Latin American Music Awards 2016: Idina Menzel Set to Perform

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Idina Menzel performs in concert to celebrate her new album "idina." at Brooklyn Bowl on Sept. 22, 2016 in New York City. 

Just days away from the second annual Latin American Music Awards, award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel is confirmed to perform at the awards ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 6). 

The chart-topping artist joins a long list of performers set for the night including Pitbull, CNCO, Franco de Vita, Sofía Reyes, ChocQuib Town, Miguel Bosé, La Santa CeciliaGente de Zona and Jesse & Joy

Shaila Durcal, Lila Downs and Aida Cuevas will take the stage to honor and pay tribute to the late Mexican singer Juan Gabriel. Durcal, Downs and Cuevas will be accompanied by Gabriel's longtime mariachi band Mariachi De Mi Tierra in a musical homage directed by producer and orchestra director Eduardo Magallanes. 

Banda MS and Yandel lead this year's nominees with six nods each. Other nominees include J BalvinEnrique Iglesias and Los Plebes de Ariel Camacho

The 2016 Latin AMAs are set to take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony, hosted by Mexican singer and actress Lucero, will broadcast live on Telemundo.