| Canal de las Estrellas|
| 28 March 1999|
Mexico City, Mexico
| Daniela Romo & Marco Antonio Regil|
El privilegio de amar (12)
El privilegio de amar (13)
Daniela Romo, Marco Antonio Regil
The 17th TVyNovelas Awards, is an Academy of special awards to the best of soap operas and TV shows. The awards ceremony took place on March 28, 1999 in the México D.F.. The ceremony was televised in the Mexico by Canal de las estrellas.
Daniela Romo and Marco Antonio Regil hosted the show. El privilegio de amar won 12 awards including Best Telenovela of the Year, the most for the evening. Other winners La Mentira won 4 awards and La usurpadora, Soñadoras, Preciosa and Mi pequeña traviesa won one each.
Most International Artist: Thalía
Mele Career: Gaspar Henaine "Capulina"
Female Career: Elsa Aguirre
20 years of Career: Lucero
Child Musical Event of the Decade: Tatiana
Best TV Production: Miguel Ángel Herros for Coverage of the Visit Pope John Paul II in Mexico
Excellent Transmissions Generations Meeting with Pope: Luis de Llano Macedo and Marco Flavio Cruz
Recognition for 10 years Continued Success: Cristina Saralegui for El Show de Cristina
International Projection of Music: Rocío Dúrcal
The Best Figure: Michelle Vieth awarded for Jeans Oggi
17th TVyNovelas Awards Wikipedia
People who did not attend ceremony wing and were nominated in the shortlist in each category:Luis de Llano Macedo
Marga López (Carlos Amador Jr., his son picked it up in his place)