With six nominations, the Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello, interpreter of the success "L & # 39; Avana", arrives in a strong position on Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), which will take place in Bilbao, in the north of Spain. .
The singer, born in Cuba 21 years ago, is named in the key categories, such as the best song, the best video clip and the best artist.
Waiting to know the awards of the European edition of MTV, American music channel, we can already say that 2018 was an exceptional year for Camila Cabello.
And it is that his theme "L & # 39; Avana", with the rapper Young Thug, has reached the number 1 sales at the end of January in the United States, while the audio version has more than 1,300 million views on YouTube.
At the end of August he won two of the most prestigious awards at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), the most famous award for music videos in the United States, when he was crowned artist of the year and videoclips of the year.
In 2017, the former member of the Fifth Harmony group received the award for best pop artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
The latest edition was held in London, and in it, American singer Taylor Swift, nominated in six categories, won endlessly at the end.
In addition to Cabello, the American singer Ariana Grande, the Texan rapper Post Malone, the Canadian rapper Drake and the British singer Dua Lipa are nominated for the title of best artist.
The award for the best song will be discussed by Cabello with "L & # 39; Avana", Ariana Grande with "No tears to cry", Post Malone with "Rockstar", Drake with "God & # 39; s Plan" and Bebe Rexha with "Meant to be".
After Camila Cabello, Ariana Grande and Post Malone are the most named, with five categories each. Behind are Drake and Dua Lipa, in four categories.
For its part, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes, the big winner of MTV EMA in 2017 with three awards, is named this time in three categories, including the best pop artist.
The French DJ David Guetta, vying for the title of best electronic music artist, or Nicki Minaj, who competes in the hip-hop category, will perform at the MTV Europe Awards in Bilbao. The ceremony will start at 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT) with the American actress Hailee Steinfeld as a guest.
Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo, Rosalia, Panic! at the Disco or the Bastille and Sofia Reyes will also perform live.
Created in 1994, MTV EMA is one of the major events organized by the MTV network, together with the Video Music Awards (VMA), which are presented every year in the United States since 1984.