2012 Latin Billboard Nominations

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Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Maná, Shakira and Romeo Santos Dominate 2012 Latin Billboard Nominations.

It seems like there are a lot of award shows out there these days, but Las Gringas don’t really mind. It’s a great excuse to see some of your favorite artists perform, right? The next award show coming up just around the corner is the 2012 Latin Billboard Music Awards, and the complete list of nominees has just been announced! The various categories recognize both the artists and the labels, and the 2012 nominations are dominated by Don Omar (16 noms), Pitbull (14 noms), Prince Royce (12 noms), Maná (11 noms), Shakira and Romeo Santos (10 noms each) all claiming multiple nominations across multiple categories! We’re happy (and not too surprised) to see some of our absolute favorites leading the pack this year! There are a whopping 60 categories available, and you can check out the complete list below.

The 2012 Latin Billboard Music Awards will air LIVE on Telemundo on Thursday, April 26th from the BankUnited Center in Miami, FL.

Artist of the Year

Mana
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Shakira

New Artist of the Year

Calibre 50
Il Volo
La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
Violento

Song of the Year

Don Omar and Lucenzo “Danza Kuduro
Don Omar “Taboo
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer “Give Me Everything
Prince Royce “Corazon Sin Cara

Song of the Year, Vocal Event

Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull “Ven A Bailar
Don Omar and Lucenzo “Danza Kuduro
Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and 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

Alejandra Guzman
Jennifer Lopez
Jenni Rivera
Shakira

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 Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer “Give Me Everything
Prince Royce “Corazon Sin Cara

Digital Song of the Year

Don Omar & Lucenzo “Danza Kuduro
Pitbull “Bon Bon
Shakira Feat. El Cata “Rabiosa
Shakira Featuring Freshleyground “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)

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

Cristian Castro “Viva El Principe
Mana “Drama y Luz
Prince Royce “Prince Royce
Romeo Santos “Formula: Vol. 1”

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 and Nayer “Give Me Everything

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo

Enrique Iglesias
Don Omar
Pitbull
Shakira

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Camila
Mana
Reik
Wisin 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

Mana “Drama y Luz
Enrique Iglesias “Euphoria
Ricky Martin “Musica + Alma + Sexo
Cristian Castro “Viva El Principe

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 Song of the Year

Don Omar and 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 Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

Aventura
Chino y Nacho
Mana
Wisin y Yandel

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

Hector Acosta
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Charlie Zaa

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

Los Bukis “35 ANIVERSARIO
Gerardo Ortiz “Entre Dios y el Diablo
Los Tigres Del Norte “TR3S Presents: MTV Unplugged Los Tigres Del Norte
Various Artists “Las Bandas Romanticas

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 and 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 y Fido
Chino y Nacho
RKM y 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 Kind 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 y Fido
Chino y Nacho
RKM y 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

Touring Artist of the Year

Enrique Iglesias
Mana
Ricky Martin
Luis Miguel

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