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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2018 Finalists: The Full List

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    Viva Las Vegas!

    The Billboard Latin Music Awards are heading to Sin City to celebrate its 20th broadcast of the show on Telemundo. This year J Balvin, Shakira, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Maluma, and Ozuna top the list of finalists.

    The longest running Latin music award show will be produced by Telemundo and Tony Mojena/Ants TV Productions, Inc., and will broadcast live on Telemundo, Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. It will also air simultaneously on NBCUniversal's Spanish-language entertainment cable network, Universo.

    Here's the complete list of finalists for this year's 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards:

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    Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017 Red Carpet Arrivals

    Artist of the Year:

    • Daddy Yankee
    • J Balvin
    • Luis Fonsi
    • Ozuna

    Artist of the Year, New:

    • Alta Consigna
    • Bad Bunny
    • Christian Nodal
    • El Fantasma y Banda Populares del Llano

    Tour of the Year:

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    • Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
    • Marc Anthony
    • Marco Antonio Sols
    • Ricardo Arjona

    Social Artist of the Year:

    • J Balvin
    • Jennifer Lopez
    • Maluma
    • Shakira

    Crossover Artist of the Year:

    • Beyonce
    • Ed Sheeran
    • Justin Bieber
    • Little Mix

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    Hot Latin Song of the Year:

    • J Balvin &Willy William Featuring Beyonce, "Mi Gente"
    • Luis Fonsi &Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber, "Despacito"
    • Maluma, "Felices Los 4"
    • Wisin Featuring Ozuna, "Escpate Conmigo"

    Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event:

    • J Balvin &Willy William Featuring Beyonce, "Mi Gente"
    • Luis Fonsi &Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber, "Despacito"
    • Shakira Featuring Maluma, "Chantaje"
    • Wisin Featuring Ozuna, "Escpate Conmigo"

    Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male:

    • Daddy Yankee
    • J Balvin
    • Luis Fonsi
    • Ozuna

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    Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female:

    • Becky G
    • Jennifer Lopez
    • Natti Natasha
    • Shakira

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

    • Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizrraga
    • Calibre 50
    • CNCO
    • Zion &Lennox

    Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year:

    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • VP Entertainment
    • Warner Latina

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    Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year:

    • Def Jam
    • Raymond Braun
    • Schoolboy
    • Sony Music Latin

    Airplay Song of the Year:

    • DEL
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • Warner Latina

    Airplay Imprint of the Year:

    • Fonovisa
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • WK

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    Digital Song of the Year:

    • J Balvin &Willy William Featuring Beyonce, "Mi Gente"
    • Luis Fonsi &Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber "Despacito"
    • Maluma, "Felices Los 4"
    • Shakira Featuring Maluma, "Chantaje"

    Streaming Song of the Year:

    • J Balvin &Willy William Featuring Beyonce, "Mi Gente"
    • Luis Fonsi &Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber, "Despacito"
    • Maluma, "Felices Los 4"
    • Shakira Featuring Maluma, "Chantaje

    Top Latin Album of the Year:

    • J Balvin, Energa
    • Nicky Jam, Fnix
    • Ozuna, Odisea
    • Shakira, El Dorado

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    Top Latin Compilation Album of the Year:

    • Dance Latin #1 Hits 2.0: Los xitos Del Momento
    • Mexillennials: Los xitos De Una Nueva Generacin
    • Summer Latin Hits 2017
    • Trap Capos: Season 1

    Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male:

    • J Balvin
    • Nicky Jam
    • Ozuna
    • Romeo Santos

    Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female:

    • Alejandra Guzmn
    • Gloria Trevi
    • Karol G
    • Shakira

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

    • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizrraga
    • Calibre 50
    • CNCO
    • Los Plebes Del Rancho de Ariel Camacho

    Top Latin Albums Label of the Year:

    • Lizos
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • Warner Latina

    Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year:

    • Capitol Latin
    • DEL
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latino

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    Latin Pop Song of the Year:

    • Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno &Zion &Lennox "Sbeme La Radio"
    • Luis Fonsi &Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber, "Despacito"
    • Shakira Featuring Maluma, "Chantaje"
    • Shakira, "Me Enamor"

    Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo:

    • Enrique Iglesias
    • Juanes
    • Luis Fonsi
    • Shakira

    Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

    • CNCO
    • Jesse &Joy
    • Man
    • Reik

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    (Published Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019)

    Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year:

    • Pina
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
    • Warner Latina

    Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year:

    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latino
    • Warner Latina
    • WK

    Latin Pop Album of the Year:

    • CNCO, Primera Cita
    • Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte
    • Ricardo Arjona, Circo Soledad
    • Shakira, El Dorado

    Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year:

    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Latin Music Entertainment
    • Warner Bros.
    • Wanrer Latina

    Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year:

    • Fonovisa
    • Sony Music Latin
    • Universal Music Latino
    • Warner Latina

    Tropical Song of the Year:

    • Nacho, "Bilame"
    • Prince Royce &Shakira "Dj Vu"
    • Romeo Santos "Hroe Favorito"
    • Romeo Santos "Imitadora"

    Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo:

    • Marc Anthony
    • Nacho
    • Prince Royce
    • Romeo Santos

    Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:

    • Chiquito Team Band
    • Gente de Zona
    • La Sonoroa Dinamita
    • Pirulo y La Tribu