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Enrique Iglesias Among 2014 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS Finalists; Full List Announced

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Enrique Iglesias Among 2014 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS Finalists; Full List Announced

Billboard and Telemundo announced today the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm® during a press conference at the Gibson Showroom in Miami, Florida.



Topping the list of finalists competing multiple times throughout 42 categories are Romeo Santos (17 entries up for 14 awards), Prince Royce (16 entries up for 15 awards), Marc Anthony (15 awards), Jenni Rivera (11 entries for 8 awards), Daddy Yankee (7 awards), Enrique Iglesias (7 awards), Alejandro Fernandez (6 awards) and La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho (6 awards). The longest-running and most prestigious Latin music awards show will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo Thursday, April 24 at 7pm/6c from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida.



The complete list of finalists, in addition to exclusive content about this year's event, can be found at Telemundo.com/PremiosBillboard - the official website of the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm®. For the first time, Telemundo is partnering with Facebook to offer exclusive celebrity Instagram videos through the InstaStop booth. Fans can follow the excitement and be part of the Social TV star-studded event via: Facebook.com/LatinBillboards , Twitter.com/LatinBillboards and Instagram.com/LatinBillboards, using #Billboards2014.



Bachata superstar singer, songwriter and producer Romeo Santos tops the list of finalists this year with 17 entries, and up for 14 awards in major categories including: Artist of the Year; Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male; Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo; Songwriter of the Year and Producer of the Year. His song "Propuesta Indecente" contends for Hot Latin Song of the Year; Digital Song of the Year; Streaming Song of the Year and Tropical Song of the Year. "Loco," a song by Enrique Iglesias featuring Romeo Santos, competes for six additional awards including Hot Latin Song of the Year; Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event; Airplay Song of the Year; Streaming Song of the Year; Latin Pop Song of the Year, and Tropical Song of the Year.



A returning coach on Telemundo's second season of the highly successful show "La Voz Kids," Prince Royce competes with 16 entries up for 15 awards with multiple songs and multiple albums. He is up for Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year; Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male; Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male; Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo, and Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo. Royce's albums "#1's" and "Soy El Mismo" compete for Tropical Album of the Year. His hit song "Darte Un Beso" is up for Hot Latin Song of the Year; Airplay Song of the Year; Digital Song of the Year; Streaming Song of the Year; Latin Pop Song of the Year, and Tropical Song of the Year. Thalia's song featuring Prince Royce, "Te Perdiste Mi Amor," vies for Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event.



Puerto Rican actor, TV and music producer, singer-songwriter, and the biggest-selling salsa artist of all time, Marc Anthony is up for 15 awards including: Artist of the Year; Tour of the Year; Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male; Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male; Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo, and Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo. His album "3.0" competes for Top Latin Album of the Year and Tropical Album of the Year. Marc Anthony's hit song "Vivir Mi Vida" is up for Hot Latin Song of the Year; Airplay Song of the Year; Digital Song of the Year; Streaming Song of the Year; Latin Pop Song of the Year, and Tropical Song of the Year.



Late Mexican music singer Jenni Rivera is the leading female artist again this year, competing with 11 entries, up for 8 awards with four of her albums as finalists in various categories. Rivera contends for Artist of the Year; Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female; Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female; Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo, and Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo. Her album "La Misma Gran Señora" vies for Top Latin Album of the Year and Regional Mexican Album of the Year. "Joyas Prestadas: Pop" vies for Top Latin Album of the Year and Latin Pop Album of the Year; while "Joyas Prestadas: Banda" is up for Regional Mexican Album of the Year. Released posthumously, the album "1969-Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 1" also competes for Regional Mexican Album of the Year.



Up for seven awards, Puerto Rican Urban music superstar, Daddy Yankee, vies for Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male; Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo; Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo, and Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo. Daddy Yankee's summer hit song "Limbo" is up for Digital Song of the Year; Latin Pop Song of the Year and Latin Rhythm Song of the Year. Also up for seven awards, world renowned singer Enrique Iglesias is finalist for Social Artist of the Year; his song "Loco" featuring a collaboration with Romeo Santos competes for six additional awards including Hot Latin Song of the Year; Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event; Airplay Song of the Year; Streaming Song of the Year; Latin Pop Song of the Year, and Tropical Song of the Year.



Mexican music leading man Alejandro Fernandez and La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho are up for six awards; while Corrido sensation Gerardo Ortiz and Norteño group Voz De Mando vie for five awards each. Finalists up for four awards include: Alexis & Fido, Don Omar and Wisin & Yandel. Meanwhile, Christina Aguilera and Yandel are finalists for three awards each. Andrea Bocelli, Banda Carnaval, Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga, Calibre 50, Carlos Vives, Chino & Nacho, Grupo Mania, Il Volo, J Alvarez, Jesse & Joy, Leslie Grace, Luis Coronel, Roberto Tapia and Thalia are up for two awards. Forty one other musical acts, songwriters or producers are one-time finalists this year.



Billboard will also present its prestigious discretionary awards including the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award, the Billboard Hall of Fame Award, and the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award. Past winners of Billboard's discretionary awards include, among others: Jose Jose, Intocable, Marc Anthony, Soraya, Maná, Banda El Recodo, Willy Chirino, Gloria Estefan, Vicente Fernandez, Shakira, Mongo Santamaria, Jose Feliciano, Los Tigres Del Norte, Ricky Martin, Tito Puente, Olga Tañon, Ricardo Montaner, Miguel Bose, Conjunto Primavera, Juanes, Daddy Yankee, Carlos Santana, Los Temerarios, and Emmanuel.



The awards show culminates the Billboard Latin Music Conference presented by State Farm®, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014. This conference, taking place on April 21 - 24 at the JW Marriot Marquis in Miami, Florida, unites today's top Latin music artists and key Latin music industry influencers for four days of provocative presentations, panel discussions, exclusive Q&A's with the hottest artists, compelling case studies, cutting-edge artist showcases, and exclusive networking events. Attendees will also have access to new panels, the new Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards, Powered by CLIO and hosted by Telemundo and mun2, the Billboard En Concierto series and the popular Billboard BASH, featuring a new format and venue. For details on The Billboard Latin Music Conference, visit: www.BillboardLatinConference.com.



The Billboard Latin Music Awards honors 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 2, 2013 through this year's January 25, 2014 issue. Based on album and digital track sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan, monitored radio information and streaming data provided by Nielsen BDS 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 album and track sales charts, including Top Latin Albums and Latin Digital Songs, radio charts, including Latin Airplay, and streaming and social charts such as On-Demand Songs, Streaming Songs and Social 50.



Billboard is the world's most influential music brand reaching key executives and tastemakers in and around the music business through Billboard magazine, Billboard.biz , Billboard Conferences, Billboard Bulletin, and other targeted newsletters, and millions of music fans through Billboard.com , BillboardenEspanol.com and Billboard Events. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. Billboard charts and content are consumed and referenced by millions of people in more than 100 countries through a content syndication deal with a global news network, and strategic relationships with other major companies around the world. In addition to North America, Billboard operates businesses in Brazil, Japan, Korea and Russia. Billboard is owned by Prometheus Global Media, a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music (Billboard and its related conferences, events, and awards shows such as The Billboard Music Awards on ABC, and the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Telemundo), Entertainment (The Hollywood Reporter, ShowEast, CineAsia, and CineEurope); and Advertising & Marketing (Adweek, Adweek Conferences and The CLIO Awards).



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FINALISTS



2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm



Produced & Broadcast Live by Telemundo



Artist of the Year:



Marc Anthony



Prince Royce



Jenni Rivera



Romeo Santos



Artist of the Year, New:



New Artist could not have a charting album on Latin Albums charts prior to Nov 12, 2012.



Codigo FN



Luis Coronel



Leslie Grace



Roberto Junior y Su Bandeño



Tour of the Year:



Marc Anthony



Emmanuel & Mijares



Alejandro Fernandez



Luis Miguel



Social Artist of the Year:



Enrique Iglesias



Pitbull



Prince Royce



Shakira



Crossover Artist of the Year:



Christina Aguilera



Rihanna



Bruno Mars



RobinThicke



Hot Latin Song of the Year:



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso"



Romeo Santos "Propuesta Indecente"



Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event:



Alejandro Fernandez & Christina Aguilera "Hoy Tengo Ganas De Ti"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



Thalia feat. Prince Royce "Te Perdiste Mi Amor"



Carlos Vives feat. Michel Telo "Como Le Gusta a Tu Cuerpo



Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male:



Marc Anthony



Daddy Yankee



Prince Royce



Romeo Santos



Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female:



Christina Aguilera



Leslie Grace



Jenni Rivera



Thalia



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



Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga



Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga



La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho



Voz De Mando



Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year:



Siente



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year



Disa



Fonovisa



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latino



Airplay Song of the Year



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho "El Ruido de Tus Zapatos"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso"



Airplay Label of the Year:



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Venemusic



Airplay Imprint of the Year:



Disa



Fonovisa



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latino



Digital Song of the Year:



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Daddy Yankee "Limbo"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso"



Romeo Santos "Propuesta Indecente"



Streaming Song of the Year:



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso"



Romeo Santos "Propuesta Indecente"



Top Latin Album of the Year:



Marc Anthony "3.0"



Alejandro Fernandez "Confidencias"



Jenni Rivera "La Misma Gran Señora"



Jenni Rivera "Joyas Prestadas: Pop"



Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male:



Marc Anthony



Alejandro Fernandez



Gerardo Ortiz



Prince Royce



Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female:



Natalie Cole



Rocio Durcal



Ednita Nazario



Jenni Rivera



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



Calibre 50



Il Volo



La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho



Voz de Mando



Top Latin Albums Label of the Year:



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Warner Latina



Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year:



Disa



Fonovisa



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latino



Latin Pop Song of the Year



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Daddy Yankee "Limbo"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso"



Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo



Marc Anthony



Daddy Yankee



Prince Royce



Romeo Santos



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



Alexis & Fido



Chino & Nacho



Jesse & Joy



Wisin & Yandel



Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Warner Latina



Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year



Machete



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latino



Warner Latina



Latin Pop Album of the Year:



Andrea Bocelli "Pasion"



Alejandro Fernandez "Confidencias"



Jenni Rivera "Joyas Prestadas: Pop"



Carlos Vives "Corazon Profundo"



Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:



Ricardo Arjona



Andrea Bocelli



Alejandro Fernandez



Jenni Rivera



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



Il Volo



Jesse & Joy



Los Bukis



Maná



Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year:



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



VG



Warner Latina



Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year:



Fonovisa



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latino



Warner Latina



Tropical Song of the Year:



Marc Anthony "Vivir Mi Vida"



Enrique Iglesias feat. Romeo Santos "Loco"



Prince Royce "Darte Un Beso



Romeo Santos "Propuesta Indecente"



Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:



Marc Anthony



Prince Royce



Romeo Santos



Tito "El Bambino"



Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:



Alexis & Fido



Chino & Nacho



Grupo Mania



N'Klabe



Tropical Songs Airplay Label of the Year



Siente



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Tropical Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year



On Fire



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latino



Tropical Album of the Year:



Marc Anthony "3.0"



Prince Royce "#1's"



Prince Royce "Soy El Mismo"



Various Artists "Sergio George Presents: Salsa Giants"



Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:



Marc Anthony



Juan Luis Guerra



Prince Royce



Romeo Santos



Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:



El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico



El Seis Del Solar



Grupo Mania



Grupo Niche



Tropical Albums Label of the Year:



Atlantic Group



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year:



Capitol Latin



Sony Music Latin



Top Stop



Universal Music Latino



Regional Mexican Song of the Year:



La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho "El Ruido De Tus Zapatos"



Banda Carnaval "Y Te Vas"



Voz De Mando "Y Ahora Resulta"



Gerardo Ortiz "Damaso"



Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:



Luis Coronel



Gerardo Ortiz



Roberto Tapia



Noel Torres



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



Banda Carnaval



Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga



La Arrolladora Banda el Limon De Rene Camacho



Voz De Mando



Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year



Discos Sabinas



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Gerencia360



Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year



DEL



Disa



Discos Sabinas



Fonovisa



Regional Mexican Album of the Year:



Jenni Rivera "1969-Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 1"



Jenni Rivera "La Misma Gran Señora"



Jenni Rivera "Joyas Prestadas: Banda"



Various Artists "Las Bandas Romanticas de America 2013"



Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:



Gerardo Ortiz



Jenni Rivera



Joan Sebastian



Roberto Tapia



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



Calibre 50



Intocable



La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho



Voz De Mando



Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year:



Discos America



Freddie



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year:



Bad Sin



DEL



Disa



Fonovisa



Latin Rhythm Song of the Year:



Alexis & Fido "Rompe La Cintura"



Daddy Yankee "Limbo"



J Alvarez "La Pregunta"



Don Omar "Zumba"



Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:



J Alvarez



Daddy Yankee



Don Omar



Yandel



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



Alexis & Fido



Ilegales



Plan B



Wisin & Yandel



Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year



Pina



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Wild Dogz



Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year



Capitol Latin



Machete



Pina



Sony Music Latin



Latin Rhythm Album of the Year:



Don Omar "Don Omar Presents MT02: New Generation"



Yandel "De Lider a Leyenda"



Wisin & Yandel "Lideres"



Various Artists "Pina Records Presenta: La Formula: The Company"



Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:



Daddy Yankee



Don Omar



Arcangel



Yandel



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



Dyland & Lenny



Jowell & Randy



Kinto Sol



Wisin & Yandel



Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year:



Nelflow



Sony Music Latin



Universal Music Latin Entertainment



Urban Latin



Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year:



Capitol Latin



Machete



Pina



Sony Music Latin



Songwriter of the Year:



Luciano Luna Diaz



Isidro Chavez "Espinoza Paz" Espinoza



Gerardo Ortiz



Anthony "Romeo" Santos



Publisher of the Year:



Arpa Musical, LLC, BMI



EMI Blackwood Music Inc., BMI



LGA Music Publishing, BMI



Mayimba Music, Inc., ASCAP



Publishing Corporation of the Year:



Arpa Music



Sony/ATV Music



Universal Music



Warner/Chappell Music



Producer of the Year:



Fernando Camacho Tirado



Sergio George



Anthony "Romeo" Santos



Jesus Tirado Castañeda

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