Jenni Rivera Receives 11 Posthumous Latin Grammy Nominations

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February 6, 2013 | 7:26am EST

The legacy of tragic Latin star Jenni Rivera is set to continue as she has received 11 posthumous nominations for the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
The singer died in a plane crash in Mexico on 9 December, along with six other passengers, but her contribution to the Latin music industry is still being recognized.
Rivera is up for 11 awards including Artist of the Year, Female Songs Artist of the Year, and a double nomination for Album of the Year for her two records, Joyas Prestadas: Pop and La Misma Gran Senora.
Don Omar is also set for a big night at the prestigious ceremony, landing 18 nominations including Artist of the Year and Male Songs Artist of the Year.
Prince Royce and Pitbull, major finalists last year, have picked up 10 and nine nods respectively, while newcomers 3BallMTY received eight nods.
The ceremony will take place on 25 April at BankUnited Center at the University of Miami, Florida.