That’s a warp for the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards. We’re talking epic performances, fashion, and of course, major wins! If you missed it, no worries, we’re listing the top winners below
Artist of the Year
Rapper and Singer
After releasing a song, “Diles,” in 2016 and landing a record deal, it seems Bad Bunny hasn’t stopped hopping (yup, went there, lol). Seriously, he’s been putting in a lot of work and has had the chance to jump on some major collabs with Cardi B and Drake. Now he’s taking home 9 Billboard awards. What will be next for the Bad Bunny?
Bad Bunny also won for
- Tour of the Year
- Artist of the Year, Male
- Top Latin Album of the Year (Un Verano Sin Ti )
- Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male
- Tropical Song of the Year (Aventura & Bad Bunny, “Volví”)
- Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo
- Latin Rhythm Album of the Year (Un Verano Sin Ti )
- Songwriter of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Ivan Cornejo, is an American regional Mexican music singer-songwriter. He taught himself how to play the guitar by watching tutorials on YouTube. The first song he learned how to play was “La Bamba” by Ritchie Valens.
Ivan Cornejo also won for
- Regional Mexican Albums of the Year – Ivan Cornejo, “Alma Vacía”
Crossover Artist of the Year
DJ and Music Produce
Sonny John Moore, known professionally as Skrillex, is a DJ and music producer. With eight Grammy wins and collaborations with artists like Diplo and Boys Noize. It’s no surprise to see his talents spreading to Latin music.
Hot Latin Song of the Year
Carlos Efrén Reyes Rosado, better known by his stage name Farruko, is a Puerto Rican singer and rapper. He rose to fame collaborating with Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Don Omar, and J Álvarez. He came to prominence in 2010 with his debut studio album, El Talento Del Bloque.
Farruko also won for
- Sales Song of the Year – Pepas
- Streaming Song of the Year – Pepas
- Latin Rhythm Song of the Year – Pepas
Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event
Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”
Rebbeca Marie Gomez, known professionally as Becky G, is an American singer and actress. She first gained recognition in 2011 when she began posting videos of herself covering popular songs online, and look at her now.
Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female
Singer and Songwriter
Carolina Giraldo Navarro, known professionally as Karol G, is a Colombian singer and songwriter. She has been on the music scene for some time, and her breakout hit came with her collaboration with Puerto Rican trap artist Bad Bunny, “Ahora Me Llama” in 2017. Things have kept rolling since Karol G reached the No.1 spot on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart for a 14th time as “Provenza” rose from No.4 to the top on the July 9-dated list.
Karol G also won for
- Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female
Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Grupo Firme is a Regional Mexican band based in Tijuana, Baja, California, founded in 2014. They have received nominations for a variety of awards that include Premios Juventud and Premio Lo Nuestro, being the winner in 2021 of the latter in five categories.
Grupo Firme also won for
- Regional Mexican Song of the Year – “Ya Supérame (En Vivo Desde Culiacán, Sinaloa)”
Latin Airplay Song of the Year
Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ti”
Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz, known professionally as Rauw Alejandro, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. Referred to as the “King of Modern Reggaeton”, he belongs to “the new generation” of Puerto Rican urban musicians. His debut studio album, Afrodisíaco, was released in November 2020.
Rauw Alejandro also won for
- Latin Pop Song of the Year
Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Eslabon Armado is an American regional Mexican group formed in 2017. The group consists of Pedro Tovar, Brian Tovar, Damian Pachecho, and Ulises González. Hard work pays as because now these gentlemen are Billboard winners.
Esladon Armado also won for
- Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler is a Spanish singer and songwriter. He started his recording career in the mid-1990s on the Mexican indie label Fonovisa and became the bestselling Spanish-language act of the decade.
Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Maná is a Mexican pop rock band. The band is considered one of the best-selling Latin music artists and the most successful Latin American band of all time, with over 40 million records sold worldwide.
Latin Pop Album of the Year
Rosalia Vila I Tobella, known as Rosalía, is a Spanish singer and songwriter. With her catchy songs, it’s no wonder she’s now a Billboard winner.
Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo
Anthony “Romeo” Santos is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor best known as the lead member and vocalist of the bachata group Aventura. In 2002, the song “Obsesión” reached number one in Italy for 16 consecutive weeks. He released several albums with Aventura before the group broke up.
Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Dominican Bachata Group
Aventura is an American bachata group formed in The Bronx. With a lineup comprising Romeo Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos, and Max Santos, they are regarded as one of the most influential Latin groups.
Aventura also won for
- Tropical Song of the Year (Volvi featuring Bad Bunny)
Tropical Albums of the Year
Marc Anthony, “Pa’lla Voy”
Singer | Songwriter | Actor
Marco Antonio Muñiz Rivera, known professionally as Marc Anthony, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the top-selling tropical salsa artist of all time. A three-time Grammy Award and six-time Latin Grammy Award winner, he has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. No when can add a Billboard win to the list.
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo
Christian Jesus González Nodal is a Mexican singer born and raised in Sonora, Mexico. His debut studio album, Me Dejé Llevar, was met with critical acclaim and success. Nodal has won three Latin Grammy Awards, a Lo Nuestro Award, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and a Latin American Music Award.
Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Duo or Group
Wisin & Yandel
Wisin & Yandel is a Puerto Rican reggaeton duo consisting of Wisin and Yandel. They started their career in the late 1990s and have been together since, winning several awards including a Grammy Award in 2009. They became the first and the only reggaeton artists to win one.
Producer of the Year
Producer | Songwriter
Marcos Efraín Masís Fernández, known professionally as Tainy, is a Puerto Rican record producer and songwriter. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he entered the world of reggaeton with his work on Mas Flow 2.