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2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards - Finalists

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Don Omar - Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Latin Urban music and Bachata brought the top nominees for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards. With 16 nominations, Reggaeton star Don Omar topped the list of finalists followed by the popular rapper Pitbull who got 14 nominations.

In terms of Tropical music, this edition of the Billboard Latin Music Awards reinforced the already popular face-off between Prince Royce and Romeo Santos. The Mexican band Mana and the Colombian Pop star Shakira also grabbed a significant amount of nominations. The following is the full list of nomineess for the annual edition of the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

Artist of the Year:
  • Mana
  • Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos
  • Shakira
Latin Artist of the Year, New:
  • Calibre 50
  • Il Volo
  • La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  • Violento
Song of the Year:
  • Don Omar & Lucenzo - "Danza Kuduro"
  • Don Omar - "Taboo"
  • Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer - "Give Me Everything"
  • Prince Royce "Corazon Sin Cara"
Song of the Year, Vocal Event:
  • Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull - "Ven A Bailar"
  • Don Omar & Lucenzo - "Danza Kuduro"
  • Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer - "Give Me Everything"
  • Romeo Santos featuring Usher - "Promise"
Songs Artist of the Year, Male:
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Prince Royce
Songs Artist of the Year, Female: Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Julion Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda
  • La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  • Mana
  • Wisin y Yandel
Airplay Song of the Year:
  • La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - "Te Amo y Te Amo"
  • Don Omar - "Taboo"
  • Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer - "Give Me Everything"
  • Prince Royce "Corazon Sin Cara"
Digital Song of the Year:
  • Don Omar & Lucenzo - "Danza Kuduro"
  • Pitbull - "Bon Bon"
  • Shakira featuring El Cata - "Rabiosa"
  • Shakira Featuring Freshleyground - "Waka Waka"
Hot Latin Songs Airplay Label of the Year:
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latino
Hot Latin Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year:
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Machete
  • Sony Music Latin
Crossover Artist of the Year:
  • LMFAO
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna
  • Alexandra Stan
Album of the Year: Albums Artist of the Year, Male:
  • Cristian Castro
  • Gerardo Ortiz
  • Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos
Albums Artist of the Year, Female:
  • Natalia Jimenez
  • Jenni Rivera
  • Shakira
  • Gloria Trevi
Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Camila
  • Los Bukis
  • Mana
  • Wisin y Yandel
Digital Album of the Year:
  • Mana - Drama y Luz
  • Prince Royce Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos - Formula: Vol. 1
  • Shakira - Sale El Sol
Top Latin Albums Label of the Year:
  • Dasmi
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Warner Latina
Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year:
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latino
Latin Pop Song of the Year:
  • Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull - "Ven A Bailar"
  • Mana - "Lluvia Al Corazon"
  • Don Omar - "Taboo"
  • Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer - "Give Me Everything"
Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Shakira
Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Camila
  • Mana
  • Reik
  • Wising y Yandel
Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year:
  • Interscope
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latino
  • Warner Latina
Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year:
  • Machete
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latino
  • Warner Latina
Latin Pop Album of the Year: Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Cristian Castro
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Ricky Martin
  • Shakira
Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Camila
  • Il Volo
  • Mana
  • Reik
Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year:
  • Bullseye
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
  • Warner Latina
Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year:
  • Epic
  • Universal Music Latino
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Warner Latina
Tropical Airplay Song of the Year:
  • Don Omar & Lucenzo - "Danza Kuduro"
  • Prince Royce - "Corazon Sin Cara"
  • Romeo Santos featuring Usher - "Promise"
  • Romeo Santos - "You"
Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Don Omar
  • Prince Royce
  • Romeo Santos
  • Shakira
Tropical Airplay Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Tropical Songs Airplay Label of the Year:
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Top Stop
  • Universal Music Latino
  • Venemusic
Tropical Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year:
  • Machete
  • Siente
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Top Stop
Tropical Album of the Year:
  • Aventura - 14 + 14
  • Romeo Santos - Formula: Vol. 1"
  • Hector Acosta - Obligame
  • Prince Royce - Prince Royce
Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo: Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Aventura
  • El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
  • N'Klabe
  • Nuevo Voces
Tropical Albums Label of the Year:
  • The Entity
  • Popular
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Latin Entertainment
Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year:
  • Premium Latin
  • Popular
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Top Stop
Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
  • Julion Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda - "Olvidame"
  • La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - "Te Amo y Te Amo"
  • La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga - "Di Que Regresaras"
  • Fidel Rueda - "Me Encantaria""
Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Larry Hernandez
  • Gerardo Ortiz
  • Espinoza Paz
  • Fidel Rueda
Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Julion Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda
  • La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  • La Arrolladora Banda El Limon
  • La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year:
  • ASL
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Sony Music Latin
Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year:
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Mendieta
  • Sony Music Latin
Regional Mexican Album of the Year: Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Larry Hernandez
  • Gerardo Ortiz
  • Jenni Rivera
  • Joan Sebastian
Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • El Trono De Mexico
  • Intocable
  • Los Bukis
  • Los Tigres Del Norte
Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year:
  • Dasmi
  • Platino
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year:
  • Del
  • Disa
  • Fonovisa
  • Good I
Latin Rhythm Song of the Year:
  • Don Omar & Lucenzo - "Danza Kuduro"
  • Don Omar - "Taboo"
  • Pitbull - "Bon Bon"
  • Wisin y Yandel - "Estoy Enamorado"
Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Tito 'El Bambino'
Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Alexis & Fido
  • Chino y Nacho
  • RKM & Ken-Y
  • Wisin y Yandel
Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year:
  • El Cartel
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Siente
  • Universal Music Latino
Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year:
  • El Cartel
  • Machete
  • Orfanato
  • Siente
Latin Rhythm Album of the Year:
  • Don Omar - Don Omar Presents: Meet The Orphans: THE KING IS BACK
  • Pitbull - Armando
  • Tito 'El Bambino' - Invencible
  • Wisin y Yandel - Los Vaqueros: El Regreso
Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo:
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Don Omar
  • Pitbull
  • Tito 'El Bambino'
Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
  • Alexis & Fido
  • Chino y Nacho
  • RKM & Ken-Y
  • Wisin y Yandel
Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year:
  • Platino
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Ultra
  • Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year:
  • Machete
  • Pina
  • Siente
  • WY
Latin Touring Artist of the Year:
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Mana
  • Ricky Martin
  • Luis Miguel
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