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Universal Music Group Announces Their  Finalists To The Latin Billboard Awards 2015

Billboard and Telemundo announced today the finalists for the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which was broadcast live on the network’s morning show Un Nuevo Dia. Enrique Iglesias is a 19-time finalist this year competing for 15 awards including Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year; Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male;Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo; and Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male. J Balvin had a successful year in the U.S., topping the music charts and becoming a 12-time finalist up for 11 awards including for Artist of the Year, New and Songwriter of the Year.  His collaboration with Farruko, “6 AM,” competes for Hot Latin Song of the Year; Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event; Airplay Song of the Year; Digital Song of the Year; and Latin Rhythm Song of the Year. Julion Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda, are up for six awards this year.

 

The longest-running and most prestigious awards show in the Latin music world will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo on Thursday, April 30 at 7pm/6c from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida. 

 

The Billboard Latin Music Awards honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music, as determined by the actual sales, radio airplay, streaming and social data that informs Billboard’s weekly charts during a one-year period from the issue dated February 1, 2014 through this year’s January 31, 2015 issue.  Based on album sales, digital track sales, monitored radio airplay, and streaming data provided by Nielsen Music and social media data provided by Next Big Sound, Billboard’s rankings are the world’s most authoritative music charts.  Finalists, and the eventual winners, reflect performance of new recordings on Billboard’s albums and songs charts, including Top Latin Albums, Hot Latin Songs, Latin Airplay, Latin Digital Songs and Latin Streaming Songs, among others.

 

 

FINALISTS LIST

 

OVERALL ARTIST CATEGORIES

 

Artist of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias

 

Artist of the Year, New:

  • J Balvin
  • Remmy Valenzuela

 

Tour of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
  • Alejandro Fernández
  • Juan Gabriel

 

Social Artist of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho

 

SONGS CATEGORIES

 

Hot Latin Song of the Year:

  • J Balvin featuring Farruko “6 AM”
  • Enrique Iglesias  featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

 

Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event:

  • J Balvin featuring Farruko “6 AM”
  • Enrique Iglesias  featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”
  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Marco Antonio Solís “El Perdedor”

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male:

  • J Balvin
  • Enrique Iglesias

 

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female:

  • Jenni Rivera

 

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Julión Álvarez  y Su Norteño Banda
  • Banda Los Recoditos
  • Calibre 50

 

Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year

  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Universal Music Latino

 

Airplay Song of the Year

  • J Balvin featuring Farruko “6 AM”
  • Enrique Iglesias  featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

 

Airplay Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Airplay Imprint of the Year:

  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Universal Music Latino

 

Digital Song of the Year:

  • J Balvin featuring Farruko “6 AM”
  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”
  • Enrique Iglesias Featuring Marco Antonio Solís “El Perdedor”

Streaming Song of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”
  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Marco Antonio Solís “El Perdedor”

 

ALBUMS CATEGORIES

 

Top Latin Album of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias “Sex & Love”
  • Various Artists “Las Bandas Románticas De América 2014”

 

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male:

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Juan Gabriel

 

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female:

  • Lucero
  • Jenni Rivera

 

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Calibre 50
  • Julión Álvarez  y Su Norteño Banda

 

Top Latin Albums Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year:

  • Fonovisa
  • Republic
  • Universal Music Latino

 

LATIN POP CATEGORIES

 

Latin Pop Song of the Year

  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”
  • Enrique Iglesias featuring Marco Antonio Solís “El Perdedor”

 

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Juanes

 

Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year

  • Capitol Latin
  • Universal Music Latino

 

Latin Pop Album of the Year:

  • Enrique Iglesias “Sex & Love”

 

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Marco Antonio Solís

 

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Tercer Cielo

 

Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year:

  • Republic
  • Universal Music Latino

 

TROPICAL CATEGORIES

 

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Chino & Nacho

 

Tropical Songs Airplay Label of the Year

  • Siente
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Venemusic

 

Tropical Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year

  • Capitol Latin
  • Machete
  • Universal Music Latino

 

Tropical Album of the Year:

  • Juan Luis Guerra “Todo Tiene Su Hora”

Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • Juan Luis Guerra

Tropical Albums Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year:

  • Capitol Latin
  • Universal Music Latino

 

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES

 

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda “Y Así Fue”

 

Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • Remmy Valenzuela

 

Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Calibre 50
  • Julión Álvarez  y Su Norteño Banda
  • Banda Los Recoditos

 

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year

  • Disa
  • Fonovisa

Regional Mexican Album of the Year:

  • Julión Álvarez  y Su Norteño Banda “Soy Lo Que Quiero: Indispensable”
  • Juan Gabriel “Mis 40 En Bellas Artes”
  • Jenni Rivera “1969-Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 2”
  • Various Artists “Las Bandas Románticas de América 2014”

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • Juan Gabriel
  • Jenni Rivera
  • Roberto Tapia

 

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

  • Calibre 50
  • Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
  • Los Tigres Del Norte

 

Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year:

  • Disa
  • Fonovisa

 

LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES

 

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year:

  • J Balvin featuring Farruko “6 AM”
  • J Balvin “Ay Vamos”

 

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • J Balvin
  • Don Omar

 

Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year

  • Siente
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year

  • Capitol Latin
  • Machete

 

Latin Rhythm Album of the Year:

  • J Balvin “La Familia”

Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:

  • J Balvin

 

Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment

 

Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year:

  • Capitol Latin

 

WRITERS/PRODUCERS/PUBLISHERS CATEGORIES

 

Songwriter of the Year:

  • José Alvaro Osorio Balvin
  • Horacio Palencia Cisneros

 

Publisher of the Year:

  • Universal Music Latina, SESAC

 

Publishing Corporation of the Year:

  • Universal Music

 

Producer of the Year:

  • Jesús Tirado Castañeda

 

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