Premio Lo Nuestro 1994

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6th Lo Nuestro Awards
Date Thursday, May 19, 1994 (1994-05-19)
Site James L. Knight Center
Miami, Florida, US
Hosted by Paul Rodriguez
Highlights
Most awards Gloria Estefan and La Mafia (3)
Most nominations Luis Miguel (5)

The 6th Lo Nuestro Awards ceremony, presented by the Univision, honored the best Latin music of 1993 and 1994 and took place on May 19, 1994, at a live presentation held at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida. The ceremony was broadcast in the United States and Latin America by Univision.

During the ceremony, twenty categories were presented. Winners were announced at the live event and included Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan and Tejano band La Mafia, each receiving three awards, and Luis Miguel and Wilfrido Vargas, each receiving two awards. Among its honors, Miguel won the award for "Pop Album of the Year," La Mafia for "Regional Mexican Album of the Year," and Estefan won the award for "Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year." Cuban-American record producer Emilio Estefan received the Excellence Award.

Background

In 1989, the Lo Nuestro Awards were established by Univision, to recognize the most talented performers of Latin music.[1] The nominees were selected by Univision and the winners chosen by the public.[1] The categories included are for the Pop, Tropical/Salsa, Regional Mexican and Rap genres, and Music Video. The trophy awarded is shaped like a treble clef.[1] The 6th Lo Nuestro Award ceremony was held on May 19, 1994, in a live presentation held at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida.[2] The ceremony was broadcast in United States and Latin America by Univision.[2]

Winners and nominees

Luis Miguel, performing.
Mexican performer Luis Miguel (pictured in 2009), won the Lo Nuestro for Pop Album and Pop Male Artist of 1994
Jerry Rivera was named Male Artist of the Year, Tropical/Salsa
A woman in black clothing, standing in front of a red curtain and wearing gold jewelry.
Cuban-American performer Gloria Estefan (pictured in 2009), three-time winner in 1994

Winners were announced before the live audience during the ceremony. Mexican singer Luis Miguel was the most nominated performer, with five nominations, including Pop Album (Aries), Male Artist, Pop Song ("Ayer" and "Hasta Que Me Olvides"), and Video of the Year ("Ayer").[2] Miguel was awarded in the first two categories, with fellow Mexican singer Cristian Castro winning for Pop Song for the single "Nunca Voy a Olvidarte", and Spanish singer Rosario Flores receiving the accolade for Video of the Year for "Sabor, Sabor". All the songs nominated for Pop Song of the Year, Miguel's "Ayer" and "Hasta Que Me Olvides", "Con Los Años Que Me Quedan" by Gloria Estefan, "Muchacha Triste" by Los Fantasmas del Caribe, and Castro's "Nunca Voy a Olvidarte", reached number-one at the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart.[3] Tejano band La Mafia dominated the Regional Mexican field winning all their nominations, including Album of the Year (Ahora y Siempre), Regional Mexican Song ("Me Estoy Enamorando") and Group of the Year.[4] Mi Tierra by Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan was named Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year, and Estefan received the Female Artist Pop and Tropical/Salsa Artist awards.[4] Estefan's husband, record producer Emilio Estefan earned the Excellence Award.[4]

Winners and nominees of the 6th Annual Lo Nuestro Awards (winners listed first)[2][4]
Pop Album of the Year Pop Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Pop Female Artist of the Year, Pop
Pop Group of the Year Pop New Artist of the Year
Regional Mexican Album of the Year Regional Mexican Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Regional Mexican Female Artist of the Year, Regional Mexican
Regional Mexican Group of the Year Regional Mexican New Artist of the Year
Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year Tropical/Salsa Song of the Year
Male Artist of the Year, Tropical/Salsa Female Artist of the Year, Tropical/Salsa
Tropical/Salsa Group of the Year Tropical/Salsa New Artist of the Year
Rap Artist of the Year Video of the Year

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Historia: Premios Lo Nuestro". Terra Networks (in Spanish). Telefónica. February 6, 2006. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Burr, Ramiro (May 1, 1994). "Miguel, Guerra top awards nominees". San Antonio Express-News. Hearst Corporation. (Subscription required (help)).
  3. ^ "Billboard Charts Archive – Hot Latin Songs – 1993 Archive". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved January 21, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d "Lo Nuestro – Historia". Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications. Archived from the original on June 26, 2015. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
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