There’s actually no denying at this level, that Dangerous Bunny’s “Un Verano Sin Ti” was 2022’s greatest album of the 12 months. Not solely did it make Billboard’s number-one spot for 13 consecutive weeks, nevertheless it was additionally streamed 4.6 billion instances in simply the U.S. The record-breaking album moved the equal of 273,000 models in streams and downloads with two singles breaking one billion streams: “Tití Me Pregunto” with 1.4 billion and “Me Porto Bonito” with 1.5. “Un Verano Sin Ti” has made historical past and but it continues to get snubbed an Album of the 12 months award. However tonight, on the 2023 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards broadcasting dwell by way of Univision, “El Conejo Malo” lastly acquired the glory of being awarded the Álbum Del Año (Album of The 12 months) award and it is about freaking time!
Whereas Dangerous Bunny has acquired reward and awards for “Un Verano Sin Ti,” it is all the time been within the musica urbana class. For a lot too lengthy we now have seen rappers, reggaetoneros, and different city artists of shade solely obtain excessive awards particularly in city music classes, as if their work wasn’t adequate for Artist of the 12 months or Album of the 12 months awards. Eventually 12 months’s Latin Grammy Awards Dangerous Bunny misplaced the Album of the 12 months award to Rosalía for her 2022 album “MOTOMAMI” and Harry Kinds took house the Album of the 12 months award at this 12 months’s Grammys for “Harry’s Home.”
However not like the Grammys and Latin Grammys, Premio Lo Nuestro are fan-voted awards and it looks as if Benito’s loyal followers got here by way of. Sebastían Yatra who had probably the most nominations for the night time — 10 nods —took house 4 awards together with Pop-Male Artist of the 12 months, Pop -Track of the 12 months, Pop/Ballad -Track of the 12 months, and Pop-Album of the 12 months.
Along with Album of the 12 months, Dangerous Bunny additionally took house the awards for City-Album of The 12 months and City-Collaborator of the 12 months. He was not in attendance at this 12 months’s Premio Lo Nuestro to obtain his awards.
In spite of everything these award present nubs, most of the Puerto Rican artist’s supporters had come to the conclusion that award reveals for validation and vindication is not sensible. However seeing Dangerous Bunny take house a Premio Lo Nuestro award for Album of the 12 months and never simply City Album of the 12 months proves that the individuals have spoken.