Nicky Jam, Banda MS & More Set to Perform at 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Nicky Jam performs onstage during Calibash 2017 at Staples Center on Jan. 21, 2017 in Los Angeles. 

Nicky Jam, Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga and CNCO are the first set of performers confirmed for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 27.

The "Hasta el amanecer" leads this year's list of finalists along with Shakira. Nicky Jam is a contender in nine categories, including artist of the year and hot Latin song of the year.

Banda MS is up for top Latin album of the year and regional Mexican album of the year. Their tracks "Solo con verte" and "Me vas a extrañar" are up for regional Mexican song of the year. CNCO is a four-time finalist.

More performers will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

The ceremony will broadcast live on April 27 at 8 p.m. ET from The Watsco Center at the University of Miami. It will also broadcast simultaneously on NBC Universo.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 24-27 at the Ritz Carlton Miami Beach. To register, visit

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