September 1, 2023 -Jamaican Dancehall icon Sean Paul is in the running for one of the music industry’s most esteemed accolades. He has been nominated for Crossover Artiste of the Year at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, a category that boasts other formidable contenders such as Lil Jon, Justin Timberlake, Maître Gims, and Marshmello.
New single lights the way to prestigious nomination
The nomination announcement comes on the heels of Sean Paul’s freshly released single, “Summa Hot.”
This latest track is under the banner of Dutty Rock Productions, his own music label, and showcases his continual influence in the global music scene.
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Billboard Latin Music Awards: A melting pot of Latin genres
Scheduled for October 5, 2023, the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards serves as a platform to honor the most popular artistes in various Latin music genres.
Categories span from pop and rock to tropical and Mexican regional music, also including Reggaeton.
The event aims to recognize the performers who have made significant strides in these categories and will air live from Miami.
Sean Paul set to join lineup in New York for Hip Hop 50 celebration
As Sean Paul gears up for the Latin Music Awards, he is also set to share the stage with a host of other music legends.
He is part of the lineup for the Hip Hop 50 celebrations scheduled for September 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The event will feature performances from Wu Tang Clan, Mary J Blige, Tyrese, Maxwell, and Mariah Carey, among others, setting the stage for what promises to be a month of high-profile appearances for the artiste.