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SA’s Zozi Tunzi stuns at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards

South Africa’s reigning Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi made a special appearance at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards.

SA’s Zozi Tunzi stuns at the 2

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The 2021 Latin American Music Awards saw South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi walk the red carpet and announce the 2021 Miss Universe event.

Zozibini Tunzi at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards 

The awards, that took place on 15 April live from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, saw South Africa’s reigning Miss Universe in a sheer and sparkly Christian Cowan gown.

Zozi took to social media to say that she had a lot of fun at the award show.

“I had the pleasure of presenting an award at the @latinamas! I was told to expect a good time by the Latin American community so I acted accordingly and put on a sheer, sparkly @christiancowan dress and arrived! About the fun? They didn’t lie! As a result, RIP to my feet from the heels and dancing (horribly if I might add).”

Miss Universe 2021

She later took to the stage to announce that a new Miss Universe will be crowned on 16 May 2021 at the same venue. Of the Miss Universe event she also said that she is very excited.

“It’s always so exciting for me to watch the show and it is finally here. I’m so excited for every contestants’ journey and I wish them all the best of luck.”

The Biggest Winners

It is said that the awards show honoured the best in Latin music and featured performances by Karol G, Ozuna, Anitta, Pitbull, Ricky Martin and Carrie Underwood, who joined David Bisbal to perform their hit song, Tears of Gold.

According to ETOnline, J Balvin and Karol G — both up for Artist of the Year and Song of the Year — had the most nominations with nine each, followed by Bad Bunny with eight nominations and Ozuna with seven. 

Three special honours were awarded to individuals with resilient and inspiring careers. Ozuna received the Extraordinary Evolution Award, Alejandro Fernandez was given the Icon Award and Jose Luis ‘El Puma’ Rodriguez received the Legend Award. 

Meanwhile, Snoop Dogg, Underwood, Doja Cat, Sia and Nicki Minaj were up for their first Latin AMA award, for their collaborations with Latinx artists.