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People Staff
September 13, 2007 AT 06:00 PM EDT

Nominations for the 6th annual MTV Awards Latin America were announced today in Mexico City.

Mexican singer Belinda heads the nominations list with five mentions. Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz and Argentinean rock group Babasónicos aren’t far behind, each with four nominations.

Other list-toppers include the Mexicans División Minúscula, Julieta Venegas, Maná, Panda and Paulina Rubio; the Argentineans Gustavo Cerati and Miranda; and the Chilean group Kudai, each with three nominations.

This year, three new award categories have been added: Best Urban Artist, the Fashionista Award and the Influencia Award, which will honor an influential artist in the music industry.

The event is set to broadcast live on Thursday, Oct. 18, from the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City. Organizers announced that the live show will include performances from U.S. pop singer Hillary Duff, Canadian Avril Lavigne, the Mexican group Café Tacvba and British band The Cure.

See a list of nominees on the next page: These are the nominees for the main categories:

BEST GROUP OR DUO
– Babasónicos
– Kudai
– Maná
– Miranda!
– Panda

BEST POP ARTIST
– Alejandro Sanz
– Belinda
– Julieta Venegas
– Miranda!
– Paulina Rubio

BEST ROCK ARTIST
– Babasónicos
– Bersuit
– Catupecu Machu
– Gustavo Cerati
– Moderatto

BEST URBAN ARTIST
– Anita Tijoux
– Calle 13
– Daddy Yankee
– Don Omar
– Mala Rodríguez

BEST ALTERNATIVE ARTIST
– Allison
– División Minúscula
– Kinky
– Panda
– Zoé

BEST SOLO ARTIST
– Alejandro Sanz
– Belinda
– Daddy Yankee
– Gustavo Cerati
– Paulina Rubio

BEST ARTIST NORTH
– Belinda
– División Minúscula
– Julieta Venegas
– Paulina Rubio
– Zoé

BEST INTERNATIONAL POP ARTIST
– Avril Lavigne
– Gwen Stefani
– Hilary Duff
– Justin Timberlake
– Rihanna

BEST INTERNATIONAL ROCK ARTIST
– 30 Seconds to Mars
– Evanescence
– Maroon 5
– My Chemical Romance
– Panic! At the Disco

BEST NEW ARTIST INTERNATIONAL
– + 44
– Lily Allen
– Amy Winehouse
– Fergie
– Klaxons

REVELATION ARTIST
– Camila
– División Minúscula
– Estelares
– Jesse & Joy
– PopCorn

PROMISING ARTIST
– Bengala
– Inmigrantes
– Mala Rodríguez
– Naif
– No Te Va Gustar

SONG OF THE YEAR
– Avril Lavigne, Girlfriend
– Enrique Iglesias, Dímelo
– Julieta Venegas con Anita Tijoux, Eres para mí
– Ricky Martin con La Mari de Chambao y Tommy Torres, Tu recuerdo
– Rihanna con Jay-Z, Umbrella

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
– Alejandro Sanz con Shakira, Te lo agradezco, pero no
– Belinda, Bella traición
– Calle 13, Tango del pecado
– Gustavo Cerati, Adiós
– Maná, Manda una señal
– Panda, Los malaventurados no lloran

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
– Alejandro Sanz
– Babasónicos
– Belinda
– Kudai
– Maná

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