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.

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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:

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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(Published Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018)

- 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:

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(Published Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018)

- 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"

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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

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Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year:

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

Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year:

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

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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

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Top Latin Album of the Year:

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

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

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

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

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

Country
Total
1
Norway
13141138
2
Canada
1181029
3
Germany
138728