Miami, .- The 31st edition of the Lo Nuestro Awards held this Thursday in Miami became a gala of tributes and demands, and in which Ozuna rose as the winner of the night to take nine awards.
The Puerto Rican rose, among others, with the award for best urban male artist, while the Dominican Natti Natasha, who started as a favorite by accumulating nine nominations, finally took four, including the tropical song of the year for “Who Knows “
In turn, the Colombian J Balvin certified the good professional moment he lives when he took the stage of the American Airlines Arena in Miami to pick up one of the important awards of the night, the artist of the year, in these popular voting awards the Hispanic network Univisión.
The viewers turned to “I deny”, of Reik, Ozuna and Wisin, in the most awarded song of the night to receive the singles of the year, collaboration of the year, song of the year pop / rock and collaboration of the year pop / rock.
In a gala in which there were no shortage of messages of social significance, Ozuna dedicated his prizes to Puerto Rico and Venezuela, a country that became the center of many protest messages, while Fher, singer of the Mexican group Maná, exhibited a t-shirt which read “We are all Dreamers.”
“The music industry is very difficult,” said Natasha Natasha when she picked up one of the prizes that ended up in her hands, including the tropical collaboration of the year for the song “Justicia”, along with Silvestre Dangond.
“I thank those who have helped me succeed and have let me be me,” added the Dominican, who for this night appealed to dresses with pronounced necklines, while the Colombian Dangond asked parents to supervise the use of Social networks that your children make.
In this gala of tributes and tributes the Puerto Rican Daddy Yankee, reviewed several of his successes during a performance for the fifteen years of the launching of the iconic album “Barrio Fino”, in which he was accompanied by Yandel, Zion and Lennox, J Balvin, De The Ghetto and Ozuna.
“They can be agents of positive change, in their neighborhood, in their community,” said the reggaeton on stage when he received the Premio Lo Nuestro to the trajectory from the Colombian J Balvin, to then address the Venezuelans: “Soon they will Regain your freedom. “
Balvin took the opportunity to express his admiration for Yankee, who also played his most recent hit “Calm.”
“We always wait for someone to die to tell him what we want, I want to say that there would not be J Balvin without Daddy Yankee,” said the Colombian urban music singer.
Another emotional moment was played by the Brazilian Roberto Carlos, who received the award for excellence and performed several of his popular songs with the support of Alejandro Sanz, Joss Favela and the group Reik.
Another of the honorees of the night was the group Intocable, which received the other Prize Lo Nuestro to the trajectory of the 2019 edition for its 25 years of contributions to Latin music.
The program of performances was opened by Marc Anthony, who sang his new single, “Tu vida en la mía”, his first salsa song in five years and which put the audience on his feet almost immediately.
Then, Natti Natasha sang with Thalía “I do not remember”, which they performed at the rhythm of dance accompanied by the Argentinean Lali Esposito.
The Dominican star, the one who rose the most in the night to sing, shared the stage with Silvestre Dangond to interpret “Justicia” and premiered his hit “Pa mala yo” on television.
They presented on television their new singles Alejandro Sanz, with “Back in the City”; Anuel AA, with “Hypocrite”; Cristian Nodal, with “Nada nuevo”; J Balvin with “Reggaeton”; and Juanes, with “La Plata”, among others.
One of the surprises of the night was offered by the musical number of the musical producer Sergio George, who with the help of Pepe Aguilar, Anitta, Farruko and Prince Royce, presented new versions of their songs “Prometiste”, “Veneno”, “Nadie” , “Adicto” and “Stand by me”, to the rhythm of salsa.
Among the winners were some with a police background as Anuel AA, awarded as the revelation artist of the year and who paid a 30-month sentence.
Karol G, Becky G, J Balvin, Caliber 50, Banda Sinaloense MS by Sergio Lizárraga and Cristian Nodal received two prizes each, while T3R Elemento, Enrique Iglesias, Carlos Vives, CNCO and Maluma received a Premio Lo Nuestro.
Many of the artists present at this gala will start today and tomorrow in the Colombian city of Cúcuta, where on Friday the Live Aid Venezuela concert will be held to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the Latin American country. (EFE)