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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards is the longest-running and most revered Latin music awards show. The event will be air live via Telemundo, on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.


1. The List of Performers Is Incredible

Enrique Iglesias, Wisin, Sean Paul, Cristian Castro, and Michel Teló will be joining Chayanne, Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Franco de Vita, Andrea Bocelli, Laura Pausini, Ricky Martin, David Bisbal, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho, and Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga as this year’s long list of performers. The performances will all take place at the Miami’s BankUnited Center.

According to Billboard.com:

Michel Teló and Prince Royce will likely perform their just released Portuguese version of Royce’s single “Darte un Beso” at the awards show.


2. Some of the Awards Have Already Been Announced

As reported by Billboard:

For his part, Colombian singer Vives will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award for his commitment for more than two decades on behalf of the indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities. His long trajectory working on such projects has led him to the appointment as the first Inclusion Ambassador of USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development).

In addition:

Other special awards winners this year include Andrea Bocelli who will receive the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award and Franco de Vita who will be bestowed with the Billboard Hall of Fame Award.


3. The Awards Show Is Hosted by Raul Gonzalez, Roselyn Sanchez, and Laura Flores.

This year’s event will be hosted by Raul Gonzalez, Roselyn Sanchez, and Laura Flores.

Now check out your list of presenters for this year’s awards show, compliments of Billboard.com: Chino & Nacho, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Il Volo, J Balvin, Natalia Jimenez, Roberto Tapia and Voz de Mando; Miss Universe Gabriela Isler; Telemundo novela actors Carmen Villalobos, David Chocarro, Eugenio Siller, Jorge Luis Pila, Juan Soler, María Elisa Camargo and Vanessa Villela; and Telemundo TV personalities Adamari Lopez, Ana María Canseco, Andrés Cantor, Carmen Dominicci, Catherine Siachoque, Chef James, Diego Boneta, Erik Hayser, María Celeste Arraras, Paola Nuñez and Penelope Menchaca. Other finalists confirmed to attend the spectacular event are Alexis & Fido, Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Fernando Camacho Tirado, Grupo Manía, Grupo Niche, Ilegales, J Alvarez, Kinto Sol, Leslie Grace, Luciano Luna Díaz, Luis Coronel, Noel Torres, and Sergio George.


4. The Red Carpet Special Is Titled “La Alfombra de los Premios Billboard”

For this year’s red carpet special, the pre-show will be hosted by Mónica Noguera and Rashel Díaz, with Jorge Bernal, Guadalupe Venegas, and Karim Mendiburu. And, the fashion commentary will be by Christian Ramirez and Kika Rocha.


5. Here Is the List of Nominees

Artist of the Year
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Jenni Rivera
Romeo Santos

Artist of the Year, 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
Robin Thicke


SONGS CATEGORIES

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”


ALBUMS CATEGORIES

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 CATEGORIES

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 Music 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


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