It has been 20 years since Billboard and Telemundo network partnered to annually celebrate Billboard Latin Music Awards. During these two decades, many female artists have made outstanding performances of their greatest hits as well as have paid tribute to other stars as Jennifer Lopez did to Selena in 2015 and Olga Tañon to Marc Anthony in 2012.
For this reason, Billboard has compiled the best ten presentations of women who have taken center stage at Billboard Latin Music Awards during those years. From Celine Dion to Jenni Rivera, Shakira and Gloria Estefan, watch how women have shone at BBLMA.
Billboard Latin Music Awards is the culmination of Billboard Latin Music Week which, this year, will take place in Las Vegas, NV. The award show is set to air on April 26 on Telemundo. Ahead of the awards, check out a timeline of our picks for the best female BBLMA performances.
2001 — Paulina Rubio, “Y yo sigo aqui”
2001 — Gloria Estefan, “Por Un beso”
2002 — Celine Dion, “Aun existe amor”
2003 — Thalia, “A Quien Le Importa”
2006 — Shakira, “Hips Don’t Lie”
2008 — Kany Garcia, “Hoy Ya Me Voy”
2011 — Gloria Trevi, “Me Rio de Ti”
2012 — Jenni Rivera, Medley
2012 — Olga Tañon in Marc Anthony’s Tribute
2015 — Jennifer Lopez’s Selena Tribute