Cardi B, Ricky Martin and J Balvin Added to Billboard Latin Music Awards Lineup

Cardi B, Ricky Martin, Karol G, Quavo and J Balvin have been added to the 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards lineup, Telemundo announced on Thursday afternoon (Apr 5).

This year, the BLMAs have moved to Las Vegas, and will be broadcasting live April 26 at 7 p.m. ET from Mandalay Bay Event Center. Cardi B, Martin, Balvin and Karol G now join Maluma, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, CNCO, Chayanne, Sofia Reyes and Christian Nodal as scheduled performers. And, as previously announced, legendary Mexican band Mana will receive the Lifetime Achievement Honor.

Tickets to the awards show are available at, the Mandalay Bay Resort and casino box offices, or by calling (702) 632-7777.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 23-26 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Among the panelists confirmed for this year's event are Steve Aoki on the "Producing for the Global Market" panel, Bad Bunny heading "The New Trap King" panel, and the “Mexillenials” panel featuring Mexican artists on the charts such as Ulices Chaidez, Adriel Favela, Pepe Garza, Christian Nodal, Jesus Mendoza, Cesar Sanchez and Cornelio Vega Jr.

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Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2018