A look back at the Billboard Latin Music Awards
Looking back at the fourth year in a row, as artists from Sony Music and The Orchard affiliated labels sweep the Billboard Latin Music Awards by taking home the most trophies of any label in the business.
The show aired live on Telemundo from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. Among the evening’s biggest winners, Ozuna led the pack with 11 awards—the most of any artist. Nicky Jam followed with 5 awards as the second biggest victor. Additionally, Sony Music artists brought down the house with one show-stopping performance after another. Continuing a tradition of red-hot collaborations, Becky G and Anitta graced the stage together for “Banana” as Carlos Vives and Wisin linked up for “Si Me Das Tu Amor.” CNCO premiered their Spanglish crossover anthem “Pretend” for the first time on television. Marc Anthony surprised the crowd by debuting his new song “Parecen Viernes.”
Nicky Jam joined forces with Ozuna for “Te Robaré” and teamed with Luis Fonsi on his single “Date la vuelta.” Ozuna returned to the stage for “Taki Taki” next to DJ Snake. In honor of the 2019 Billboard Lifetime Achievement recipient Juan Luis Guerra, Kany García, Pedro Capó, and Fonseca united on a once-in-a-lifetime medley of the icon’s hits: “Burbujas de Amor,” “Ojala Que Llueva Café,” and “La Travesía.” Not to mention, Reik and Sebastian Yatra delivered their collaboration “Un Año.” For the first time on national television, Romeo Santos reteamed with his former band Aventura on “Inmortal,” Hitting the stage multiple times, he and Raulin Rodríguez turned up for “La Demanda,” and he also lent his talents to Wisin and Yandel during “Aullando.” In one of the night’s hottest moments, Rosalía performed a scorching “Con Altura” with J. Balvin. Additionally, presenters included Carlos Vives, ChocQuibTown, Fonseca, Genta De Zona, Kany García, Lali, Natti Natasha, and Pedro Capó.