Nine wins, which included artist of the Year and touring of the year, and the year’s best songwriter– Bad Bunny is the biggest winner during the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
Its Puerto Rican star, who has broken record attendance and charts, won the top Latin album as well as best Latin beat album in the world for Un Verano Sin Ti, the longest-running album with a position of No. 1 . on the Billboard 200 so far this year. Also, Hot Latin Songs and Top Latin Albums artist of the year, both male and tropical track best of year “Volvi.”
After Bad Bunny in sheer number of wins was Farruko with his juggernaut smash “Pepas,” which won the sought-after Hot Latin Song of the year award in addition to streaming, sales and Latin rhythm track the year. the year. Karol G was named the highest female artist at the awards, taking home Hot Latin Songs and Top Latin Albums artist of the year, female “Mamiii,” her collaboration with Becky G, won Hot Latin Song of the year the year, a singing event.
Rauw Alejandro, as well as Rauw Alejandro and Mexican superstars Grupo Firme as well as Eslabon Armado each received two awards As did the 18-year-old Mexican debutant Ivan Cornejo, who won the highly coveted young artist award. Producer of the year prize was awarded to Tainy.
While Bad Bunny might have dominated the charts but the list of top performers comprised a variety of Latin styles and artists ranging from iconic to emerging artists such as Rosalia, Wisin y Yandel, Romeo Santos and Christian Nodal.
This diversity was also apparent at the awards ceremony. Pop star Chayanne was honored with an award called the Billboard Icon Award, while Nicky Jam received the Hall of Fame Award for his achievements as a trailblazer in reggaeton however, he also became a successful persona in the world of film and media. In addition, the Spirit of Hope Award for charity work was presented to Christina Aguilera and Spanish icon Raphael was awarded his Lifetime Achievement Award. Jose Feliciano was honored with the Billboard Legend Award.
At the publishing and label conclusion, Sony Music Latin led the pack with nine awards which included Latin Airplay label of the year. Sony Music Publishing won publishing company for the year. Rimas the label of Bad Bunny was awarded six prizes which included Top Latin Albums label of the year. Its publishing unit, RSM Publishing (ASCAP) was awarded its publisher of the year award.
Finalists and winners were honored live during the Billboard Latin Music Awards, that aired on the Telemundo network from the Watsco Center in Miami. Billboard Latin Music Awards are the only awards ceremony to recognize the most popular artists, albums and songs in Latin music, as determined from Billboard‘s well-known weekly charts. Finalists, as well as eventual winners, are based on the performances of new music in Billboard‘s music charts and albums over a single year, in the ranking dated August. 14th, 2021 up to the August. 6. 2022 charts. The determinations are based on interactions between music and fans which include sales of albums and songs on digital platforms and streaming radio airplay, and touring, which is tracked by the company along with its data partners Luminate.
Here’s the full list of the winners.
Artist of the Year:
- Bad Bunny
Artist of the Year, New:
- Ivan Cornejo
Tour of the Year:
- Bad Bunny
Crossover Artist of the Year: