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2020 List of Finalists
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- By Artist Name
2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners (forthcoming)
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- By Artist Name (pdf)
The Billboard Latin Music Awards, produced and broadcast by Telemundo, is the only awards show to honor the most popular albums, songs and performers in Latin music as determined by Billboard's renowned weekly charts. Latin music’s longest running, and most prestigious awards show will broadcast LIVE on Telemundo from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The show will also air simultaneously on Spanish-language entertainment cable network, Universo, and throughout the Americas via Telemundo Internacional. Some of the show’s past performers and participants include: Afrojack, Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, Anitta, Anuel AA, Arturo Sandoval, Bad Bunny, Banda MS, Becky G, Cardi B, Carlos Santana, Carlos Vives, Celine Dion, Chayanne, CNCO, Daddy Yankee, Enrique Iglesias, Eva Longoria, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Maná, Marc Anthony, Nelly Furtado, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, NE-YO, Paulina Rubio, P. Diddy, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Ricky Martin, Romeo Santos, Rosalía, Sean Paul, Sebastián Yatra, Shakira, Thalía, Vin Diesel, Wisin & Yandel and Wyclef Jean.
Finalists, and the eventual winners, reflect performance of new recordings on Billboard’s albums and songs charts during a one-year period from the rankings dated February 2, 2019 through this year's January 25 charts. Billboard’s rankings, based on album sales, digital track sales, streaming data and monitored radio airplay provided by Nielsen Music/MRC Data and social media data provided by Next Big Sound, are the world's most authoritative music charts.
Award categories for the event include Top Latin Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Hot Latin Song of the Year, Tour of the Year and Composer of the Year, among others. Also presented on the show are Billboard’s prestigious discretionary awards including the Spirit of Hope Award, Hall of Fame Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous winners of Billboard’s discretionary awards include: Alejandro Fernández, Andrea Bocelli, Banda El Recodo, Carlos Santana, Carlos Vives, Conjunto Primavera, Daddy Yankee, Emmanuel, Franco De Vita, Gloria Estefan, Intocable, José Feliciano, Jennifer Lopez, José José, Juanes, Juan Gabriel, Juan Luis Guerra, Los Temerarios, Los Tigres Del Norte, Maná, Marc Anthony, Marco Antonio Solís, Miguel Bosé, Mongo Santamaría, Olga Tañón, Ricardo Arjona, Ricardo Montaner, Ricky Martin, Roberto Carlos, Shakira, Soraya, Tito Puente, Vicente Fernández, and Willy Chirino.
The awards will coincide with Billboard’s Latin Music Week, a three-day virtual experience dedicated to Latin music, culture, and entertainment. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the event will take place October 20-23 and will feature intimate artist conversations, industry panels, exclusive performances and more. For more information and to RSVP, visit BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com. For the latest news, visit Billboard.com/Latin. About Billboard
Billboard is the world's most influential music media brand, built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest music news, issues and trends. The Billboard charts define success in music and are the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com, the ultimate global destination for music, to the industry’s most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music and LatinFest+ – the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry. The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group is one of the world’s leading entertainment news and music publishers, reaching more than 36 million people a month and garnering over 2 billion annual online views of video content. The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group is a division of Valence Media, a diversified global media company that includes dick clark productions, MRC Film, MRC Television, MRC Non-Fiction and MRC Data. The company has minority investments in A24, Fulwell 73 and T-Street.About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience, and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.