Marc Anthony, Becky G and Anitta debut live performances of singles at Billboard Latin Music Awards

During the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday, 25 April 2019, Marc Anthony, Becky G and Anitta performed their latest singles live for the first time.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards were hosted on Thursday, 25 April 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the star-studded show was full of surprises. Popular Latin artist Marc Anthony performed his current single Parecen Viernes live for the first time, and female Latin artist Anitta also performed her single Banana featuring crossover Latin artist, Becky G, for the first time.

The prolific Latin singer and songwriter Marc Anthony was the opening act for the award ceremony, where he performed a medley of his past and current songs. To end off his performance he chose his latest single Parecen Viernes, which was officially released on Friday, 19 April 2019. The decision to perform Parecen Veirnes live at the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards roused a standing ovation from the audience.

Female Latin pop artist Anitta also used the televised award ceremony as an opportunity to showcase her live rendition of her current leading single Banana, off her fourth studio album, Kisses, which was released on Friday, 5 April 2019. The single features fellow Latin pop artist Becky G. The two artists performed the tongue-in-cheek single with a colourful performance that featured the two artists dancing while sitting on an exaggerated banana prop and a group of male dancers all around them.

As with Marc Anthony’s performance, the crowd can be heard singing along before giving a rousing round of applause at the end of the performance.