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Universal Music Group Announces Their Winners To This Year’s Latin Billboard Awards

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
ANNOUNCES ITS WINNERS FOR THE LATIN BILLBOARD AWARDS 2015

The ceremony of “Premios Billboard a la Música Latina 2015” took place yesterday at the Bank United Center in Miami FL.

Heading the winners list, Enrique Iglesias won 9 awards including “Latin Pop Album of the Year”; “Latin Pop Albums, Artist of the Year, Solo”; and “Latin Pop Songs, Artist of the Year, Solo”. After being a number one song for 41 weeks on the Hot Latin Songs chart, “Bailando” from Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona won six awards, including “Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event”, “Digital Song of the Year”, “Streaming Song of the Year”; “Latin Pop Song of the Year” “Hot Latin Song of the Year”; and “Airplay Song of the Year”. J Balvin had a successful year in the U.S., topping the music charts and winning three awards, including “Artist of the Year, New”

During one of the most anticipated performances of the night, Alejandro Sanz debuted his new single “Un Zombie a la Intemperie”, Luis Fonsi surprised the audience with a powerful performance with Afrojack and Ne-yo which had the whole audience on their feet. J Balvin shook the crowd with his contagious rhythms from his smash hit “Ay Vamos”.

In an hypnotizing guitar duet, Juanes and Carlos Santana added their signature rocker touch to the show. Lucero and Ana Gabriel united their talent in an unforgettable duet “Quien Como Tu”,Juan Magan feat. Belinda and Lapiz Conciente, along with Pedro Fernandez and Julión Alvarez won over the crowd with their magnificent performances, Alvarez won Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group award.

 

And the moment that stole the night, Jenifer Lopez’ moving tribute to the reigning queen of Tex-Mex Selena.

 

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.

WINNERS’ LIST

 

OVERALL ARTIST CATEGORIES

 

Artist of the Year, New:
J Balvin

Crossover Artist of the Year:
Drake

SONGS CATEGORIES

Hot Latin Song of the Year
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

Airplay Song of the Year
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

Airplay Label of the Year
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Digital Song of the Year
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

Streaming Song of the Year
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

ALBUMS CATEGORIES

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female:
Jenni Rivera

Top Latin Albums Label of the Year
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

LATIN POP CATEGORIES

Latin Pop Song of the Year
Enrique Iglesias con Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona “Bailando”

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo
Enrique Iglesias

Latin Pop Album of the Year
Enrique Iglesias “Sex & Love”

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo
Enrique Iglesias

Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year
Republic

TROPICAL CATEGORIES

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Chino & Nacho

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year
Disa

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo
Jenni Rivera

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda

 

Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year
Fonovisa

LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year
J Balvin feat Farruko “6 AM”

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo
J Balvin

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