Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Billboard Latin Music Awards
Ambox current red.svg 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards
Awarded forOutstanding chart performance
Country United States
Presented by Billboard
First awarded1994
Website www.billboardevents.com/latin

The Billboard Latin Music Awards grew out of the Billboard Music Awards program from Billboard magazine, an industry publication charting the sales and radio airplay success of musical recordings. The Billboard awards are the Latin music industry’s longest running award. The award ceremonies are held during the same week of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. The first award ceremony began in 1994. In addition to awards given on the basis of success on the Billboard charts, the ceremony includes the Spirit of Hope award for humanitarian achievements and the Lifetime Achievement award, as well as awards by the broadcasting partner. Musician Enrique Iglesias has won 47 awards, the colombian Shakira has won 41 awards. The Billboard Latin Music includes entrants from the United States, Latin America, and Spain, although other countries are eligible if an artist performs Latin music.

<i>Billboard</i> (magazine) American music magazine

Billboard is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the United States and elsewhere. The results are published in Billboard magazine. Billboard biz, the online extension of the Billboard charts, provides additional weekly charts. There are also Year End charts. The charts may be dedicated to specific genre such as R&B, country or rock, or they may cover all genres. The charts can be ranked according to sales, streams or airplay, and for main song charts such as the Hot 100 song chart, all three pools of data are used to compile the charts. For the Billboard 200 album chart, streams and track sales are included in addition to album sales.

Enrique Iglesias Spanish singer-songwriter from Madrid

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and record producer who is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish-language record label Fonovisa Records under the stage name Enrique Martinez, before switching to his notable surname Iglesias. By the turn of the millennium, after becoming one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic market in the United States, he made a successful crossover into the US mainstream market. He signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for US$68 million with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope Records to release English albums. In 2010, he parted with Interscope Records and signed with another Universal Music Group label Republic Records to release bilingual albums. In 2015, Iglesias parted ways with Universal Music Group after being there for over a decade. He signed with Sony Music and his subsequent albums to be released by Sony Music Latin in Spanish and RCA Records in English.

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Since 1999, the awards ceremony has been broadcast on the television network Telemundo, where it became the network's highest-rated music special. The ceremony is broadcast throughout the Americas, Puerto Rico, and Romania. Billboard also presents three special awards during the ceremony: the "Spirit of Hope" for artists who have dedicated their career to philanthropy, the Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize an artist's career in the Latin music industry, and occasionally the Latin Music Hall of Fame to honor a musical personality who has largely contributed to the Latin music genre.

Telemundo American Spanish-language network owned by Comcast through NBCUniversal Television Groups Telemundo Enterprises

Telemundo is an American Spanish language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through NBCUniversal. It is the second largest provider of Spanish language content nationally behind American competitor Univision, with programming syndicated worldwide to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.

Puerto Rico Unincorporated territory of the United States

Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida.

Romania Sovereign state in Europe

Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea to the southeast, Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to the southwest, and Moldova to the east. It has a predominantly temperate-continental climate. With a total area of 238,397 square kilometres (92,046 sq mi), Romania is the 12th largest country and also the 7th most populous member state of the European Union, having almost 20 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest, and other major urban areas include Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, and Brașov.

Ceremonies

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01 1994 Latin Billboard Music Awards Miami, Florida, United States
02 1995 Latin Billboard Music Awards Miami, Florida, United States
03 1996 Latin Billboard Music Awards Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, Florida, United States
04 1997 Latin Billboard Music Awards Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, Florida, United States
05 1998 Latin Billboard Music Awards Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
06 1999 Latin Billboard Music Awards Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
07 2000 Latin Billboard Music Awards Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
08 2001 Latin Billboard Music Awards Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
09 2002 Latin Billboard Music Awards Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
10 2003 Latin Billboard Music Awards Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, United States
11 2004 Latin Billboard Music Awards Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, United States
12 2005 Latin Billboard Music Awards Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, United States
13 2006 Latin Billboard Music Awards Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida, United States
14 2007 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
15 2008 Latin Billboard Music Awards Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida, United States
16 2009 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
17 2010 Latin Billboard Music Awards José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico
18 2011 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
19 2012 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
20 2013 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
21 2014 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
22 2015 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
23 2016 Latin Billboard Music Awards BankUnited Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
24 2017 Latin Billboard Music Awards Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
25 2018 Latin Billboard Music Awards Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, United States
26 2019 Latin Billboard Music Awards Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, United States

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