Everyone's favorite "Pretty Boy Dirty Boy," Maluma, is absolutely killing it in 2017! He sold out multiple concerts during his first-ever U.S. tour this year, served as one of the coaches on La Voz Kids México, and is now the youngest artist to have songs in the number 1 and 2 spots simultaneously on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart ("Sin Contrato" and "Chantaje" ft. Shakira). The 23-year-old is also currently dominating social media with over 24 million followers on Instagram alone and more than 4 billion views on his YouTube channel.
It was just announced that Maluma has received seven nominations in Premios Juventud 2017, making him one of the top nominated artists this year. See them below:
- Perfect Combo for "Chantaje" (with Shakira) and for "Vente Pa'Ca" (with Ricky Martin)
- Best Fashionista
- Mejor Instagram
- Best Song for Dancing for "Chantaje" (with Shakira)
- Best Song for Singing for "Me Llamas" (with Piso 21) and for "Vente Pa'Ca" (with Ricky Martin)
Premios Juventud (Youth Awards) celebrates the best artists in music that are appealing to the young Latino audience. Under the theme "Apuesta por el Futuro," or "Betting on the Future," this year's edition will have a completely refreshed format and will exclude telenovela and pop culture categories. For the first time, the show will also feature celebrities recognizing extraordinary young Latinos with awards for their efforts in making the world a better place. Voting is now open. Click here to vote and watch the live broadcast July 6 on Univision.