María Becerra and Emilia Mernes will be recognized for their work in music in the first edition of Billboard Latina Women in Musicwhich will take place this Sunday in the city of Miami, Florida, and where Shakira will be distinguished as Woman of the Year.

This two-hour-long awards ceremony will celebrate women artists, executives, and creatives from Latin America who are proactively working for positive change, inclusion, and gender parity in the music industry.

Billboard Latin Women in Music: all the artists who will be awarded

In this first installment, Shakira will be honored with the award for Woman of the Year 2023 while Emilia Mernes will receive the prize Rising Artist and Maria Becerra will be honored as visionary.

On the other hand, Evaluna Montaner will receive the prize Tradition and Future; and Thalia will receive the Powerful Globalamong many other great stars that will be honored in a legendary and unprecedented night for music.

María Becerra and Emilia Mernes will be the first Argentine artists to receive a distinction at the Billboard Latin Women in Music Awards

The broadcast will be this Sunday May 7 at 10 p.m. on Telemundo Internacional and the ceremony will be conducted by the reggaeton artist Ivy Queen and the actress and presenter Jacqueline bracamontes.

Shakira, an artist who spans generations and continues to break records

Shakira sold more than 95 million records worldwide and became one of the best-selling artists in history.thus opening the doors for other Latino artists to enter international markets.

In addition, she is currently the most viewed female Latin artist at the audiovisual level; one of the top 10 artists of all time on YouTube with more than 20,000 million accumulated visits; and the most streamed female Latina artist since Spotify’s existence.

Shakira is the first Latina to be named "woman of the year" by Billboard
Shakira is the first Latina to be named “Woman of the Year” by Billboard

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