The annual Latin celebration took place at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida, on Thursday, and delivered an entertaining and powerful show. Hosted by Alejandra Espinoza, Lali and CNCO, the hottest Latin acts gathered to take home a slew of awards, get the crowd on their feet with their hip-shaking performances, and take a moment to give passionate speeches about causes they care about.
Here are the major moments from the awards show:
Daddy Yankee Gives Passionate Speech About Puerto Rico
"Resign your position," Yankee expressed. "Puerto Rico is tired of corruption, of the decades-long abuse… Follow your rights without fear."
"We are hurt but strong. Let's move forward, Puerto Rico," he added. "And just like we worked hard during Hurricane Maria, I return to my land for whatever they from need me because my final destiny is my home."
Daddy Yankee, Natti Natasha and Pitbull Bring the Fire
The mega-trio took the stage with the worldwide premiere performance of their hit song, "No Le Trates." Each artist brought their distinct and fabulous energy to the stage, getting everyone on their feet.
The Cast of Dora and the Lost City of Gold Brought Their Style A-Game
Eva Longoria, Isabela Moner, Jeff Wahlberg and Eugenio Derbez all looked fierce and stylish while attending the awards ceremony. The cast of the upcoming action-adventure flick took the stage to present during the ceremony.
Maluma Shares a Sweet Moment With His Family Onstage
The Colombian crooner took home the High Fashion Award and was honored with the Agent of Change Award. During one of his acceptance speeches, he was accompanied by his parents, Marlli Arias and Luis Londoño, and older sister, Manuela.
"I feel very happy and grateful to God and the universe for giving me a talent that I can share with you all," Maluma began. "I have gone through many difficult things in my career and I have been able to overcome them and get to this point because of the values my family instilled in me."
"Material things come and go and when you are at the top everyone wants to be by your side," he expressed. "But when you are at your lowest point, the only people that are still by your side are your family."