Ozuna Leads 2019 HipHopMagz Latin Music Awards Finalists: Complete List of Nominees

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The awards present will air dwell April 25 from Las Vegas on Telemundo.

On the power of two top-selling albums and a slew of hits, Puerto Rican star Ozuna leads the checklist of finalists for the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards, with 23 nods in 15 classes — a file quantity within the historical past of the awards.

Ozuna’s finalist slots embrace the all-important artist of the yr class, in addition to Hot Latin Songs artist of the yr, male, and songwriter of the yr. He additionally competes towards himself within the Hot Latin Song and Hot Latin tune Vocal Event classes, the place he’s a featured artist in each “Te Boté” and “Taki Taki.” It’s additionally Ozuna vs. Ozuna within the Top Latin Album of the yr class, with 2018’s Aura competing towards 2017 Odisea.

Ozuna’s finalist tally displays the large, barrier-breaking recognition Latin city music is presently having fun with on the Billboard charts and past.

And it doesn’t cease with him. Ozuna is adopted in variety of finalist slots by J Balvin and Nicky jam, with 13 every, Bad Bunny with 12 and Daddy Yankee with eight.  Balvin’s and Nicky Jam’s nods embrace Hot Latin Song of the yr and Hot Latin tune vocal occasion for his or her hit duet “X,” which had six nods, together with Hot Latin Song of the yr and Streaming Song of the yr.

Yankee, Bad Bunny and Balvin are additionally up for Artist of the yr, with Ozuna, underscoring city music’s dominance throughout platforms and genres. Finalists for Songwriter of the yr, for instance, are Daddy Yankee, Balvin, Ozuna and Juan Rivera Vazquez, aka Gaby Music.

This yr’s awards, which honor the highest performers in Latin music, reveal a various group of artists vying for a distinction amongst 34 totally different classes that embrace pop, tropical, regional Mexican and Latin Rhythm (city) music.

Other main finalists embrace Casper Magico, Darell and Nio Garcia with six awards every on the power of mega hit “Te Boté.” Also up for six awards is Romeo Santos. Banda MS and DJ Snake vie for 5 awards; and Anuel AA, Cardi B, Raymix, Reik, and Shakira are up for 4 awards every. Finalists for the Crossover Artist of the Year award are Cardi B, Drake, Demi Lovato and DJ Snake, who all had main collaborations with Latin artists in 2018.

Beyond the sheer numbers, this yr’s checklist of finalists additionally displays the rise of feminine artists on the chart. For the primary time in no less than six years, ladies are vying for the coveted Best New Artist win, with Karol and Natti Natasha competing for the consideration. In a twist, Karol G can be up towards her boyfriend, Anuel AA, in that class.

And whereas a number of city acts had high-grossing excursions in 2018, the finalists for Tour of the yr have been veterans Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Romeo Santos and Luis Miguel.

The 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards is produced by Telemundo and Tony Mojena/Ants TV Productions and can air dwell from Las Vegas April 25 on the Telemundo community. The awards are the end result to Latin Music Week and the Latin Music Conference, going down April 22-25 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. https://www.billboardevents.com/event/billboard-latin-music-week-2019/

Finalists and eventual winners are decided by the precise gross sales, streaming, radio airplay and social knowledge that informs Billboard's weekly charts throughout a one-year interval from the rankings dated February three, 2018 by this yr's January 26 charts. 
The full checklist of finalists is under: 

Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

New Artist of the Year

Anuel AA
Karol G
Natti Natasha
Raymix

Tour of the Year

Jennifer Lopez
Luis Miguel
Romeo Santos
Shakira

Social Artist of the Year

Anitta
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
Lali

Crossover Artist of the Year

Cardi B
Demi Lovato
DJ Snake
Drake

Hot Latin Song of the Year

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
Daddy Yankee, “Dura”
DJ Snake that includes Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, “Taki Taki”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”

Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event

Bad Bunny that includes Drake, “MIA”
Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
DJ Snake that includes Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, “Taki Taki”Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male

Bad Bunny
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female

Becky G
Jennifer Lopez
Karol G
Natti Natasha

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
T3r Elemento
Zion & Lennox

Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year

Flow La Movie
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year

El Cartel
La Industria
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino

Airplay Song of the Year

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
Daddy Yankee, “Dura”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”
Reik that includes Ozuna & Wisin, “Me Niego”

Airplay Label of the Year

Flow La Movie
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Airplay Imprint of the Year

Fonovisa
La Industria
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino

Digital Song of the Year

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
Daddy Yankee, “Dura”
DJ Snake that includes Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, “Taki Taki”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”

Streaming Song of the Year

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
Daddy Yankee, “Dura”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin, “X”
Ozuna & Romeo Santos, “El Farsante”

Top Latin Album of the Year

Anuel AA, Real Hasta La Muerte
J Balvin, Vibras
Ozuna, Aura
Ozuna, Odisea

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male

J Balvin
Maluma
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female

Karol G
Mon Laferte
Rosalía
Shakira

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Aventura
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho
T3r Elemento

Top Latin Albums Label of the Year

Glad Empire
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year

DimeloVi
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino
VP Entertainment

Latin Pop Song of the Year

Enrique Iglesias that includes Bad Bunny, “El Baño”
Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato, “Echáme La Culpa”
Reik that includes Ozuna & Wisin, “Me Niego”
Shakira & Maluma, “Clandestino”

Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo

Enrique Iglesias
Marco Antonio Solís
Sebastián Yatra
Shakira

Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

CNCO
Maná
Piso 21
Reik

Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year

Flow La Movie
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year

La Industria
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino
Warner Latina

Latin Pop Album of the Year

CNCO, CNCO
Piso 21, Ubuntu
Rosalía, El Mal Querer
Sebastián Yatra, Mantra

Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year

Gateway Music
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year

Capitol Latin
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino
Warner Latina

Tropical Song of the Year

Carlos Vives, “Hoy Tengo Tiempo (Pinta Sensual)”
Romeo Santos that includes Ozuna, “Sobredosis”
Romeo Santos, “Centavito”
Silvestre Dangond & Nicky Jam, “Cásate Conmigo”

Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo

Carlos Vives
Marc Anthony
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Aventura
Buena Vista Social Club
Gente de Zona
La Sonora Dinamita

Tropical Songs Airplay Label of the Year

LP
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Tropical Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year

Kiyavi
Sony Music Latin
Warner Latina
WK

Tropical Album of the Year

Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor García & La Sonora Sanjuanera, En Buena Compañía
La Sonora Dinamita, Súper Éxitos Vol. 1
Orquesta Akokán, Orquesta Akokán Canta: José “Pepito” Gómez
Victor Manuelle, 25/7

Tropical Albums Label of the Year

Sony Music Latin
The Orchard
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
World Circuit

Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year

Norte
Sony Music Latin
The Orchard
Top Stop

Regional Mexican Song of the Year

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, “Mejor Me Alejo”
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, “Tu Postura”
La Adictiva Banda San José de Mesillas, “En Peligro de Extinción”
Raymix, “Oye Mujer”

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo

Christian Nodal
El Fantasma
Gerardo Ortiz
Raymix

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Calibre 50
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho
T3r Elemento

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year

DEL
Lizos
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year

DEL
Disa
Fonovisa
Lizos

Regional Mexican Album of the Year

Arsenal Efectivo, En La Fuga
Legado 7, Pura Lumbre
Lenin Ramírez, Bendecido
Raymix, Oye Mujer

Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year

DEL
Lizos
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year

DEL
Disa
Fonovisa
Lizos

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna & Bad Bunny, “Te Boté”
Daddy Yankee “Dura”
Nicky Jam & J Balvin “X”
Reik, that includes Ozuna & Wisin, “Me Niego”

Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo

Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Maluma
Ozuna

Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

CNCO
Piso 21
Wisin & Yandel
Zion & Lennox

Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year

Flow La Movie
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Warner Latina

Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year

La Industria
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino
Warner Latina

Latin Rhythm Album of the Year

Anuel AA, Real Hasta La Muerte
J Balvin, Vibras
Ozuna, Aura
Ozuna, Odisea

Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year

Glad Empire
Rimas
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year

DimeloVi (tie)
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latino
VP Entertainment (tie)

Songwriter of the Year

Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Juan Rivera Vazquez
Ozuna

Publisher of the Year

Ozuna Worldwide, BMI
SONY/ATV Discos Publishing LLC, ASCAP
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., BMI
WB Music Corp. ASCAP

Publishing Corporation of the Year

Kobalt Music
Sony/ATV Music
Universal Music
Warner/Chappell Music

Producer of the Year

Andrés Torres/ Mauricio Rengifo
Chris Jeday
DJ Snake
José Martin Velázquez