Billboard Latin Music Awards 2021 winners: Bad Bunny and Karol G win biggest awards

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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2021 winners: Bad Bunny and Karol G win biggest awards

Bad Bunny had the highest number of wins at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home the artist of the year accolade in addition to nine other trophies.

Held at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables in Florida on Thursday (23 September), the ceremony saw live performances by Rosalía, Juanes, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, and Maná.

“Thanks always to all the audience for all the support, for supporting the music we make, thanks to all those who worked on this anthem,” said Bad Bunny after receiving the Hot Latin Song award. “Thank you for always being there for us. You are the ones who give us this award.”

Other award winners were Karol G, Black Eyed Peas, Maluma, J Balvin and The Weeknd among others.

Daddy Yankee made history by receiving the Billboard Hall of Fame award, becoming the first urban artist to receive the honour.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Artist of the Year: Bad Bunny

Artist of the Year, New: Myke Towers

Crossover Artist of the Year: Black Eyed Peas

SONG CATEGORIES

Hot Latin Song of the Year: Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”

Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event: Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male: Bad Bunny

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female: Karol G

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year: Rimas

Hot Latin Songs Imprint of the Year: Rimas

Latin Airplay Song of the Year: Maluma & The Weeknd, “Hawái”

Latín Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Airplay Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Canción del Año, Ventas / Sales Song of the Year: Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin, “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”

Streaming Song of the Year: Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”

ALBUM CATEGORIES

Top Latin Album of the Year: Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male: Bad Bunny

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female: Karol G

Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Eslabon Armado

Top Latin Albums Label of the Year: Rimas

Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year: Rimas

LATIN POP CATEGORIES

Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo: Shakira

Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Maná

Latin Pop Song of the Year: Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna & J.Rey Soul “Mamacita”

Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Pop Album of the Year: Kali Uchis, Sin Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios)

Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year: Universal Music Latino

TROPICAL CATEGORIES

Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo: Romeo Santos

Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Aventura

Tropical Song of the Year: Prince Royce, “Carita de Inocente”

Tropical Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Airplay Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Albums of the Year: Prince Royce, Alter Ego

Tropical Albums Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo: Christian Nodal

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Regional Mexican Song of the Year: Lenin Ramírez, featuring Grupo Firme, “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo”

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year: Fonovisa

Regional Mexican Album of the Year: Eslabon Armado, Tu Veneno Mortal

Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year: DEL

LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES

Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo: Bad Bunny

Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Los Legendarios

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year: Maluma & The Weeknd, “Hawái”

Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year: Universal Music Latino

Latin Rhythm Album of the Year: Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG

Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year: Rimas

Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year: Rimas

WRITERS/PRODUCERS/PUBLISHERS CATEGORIES

Songwriter of the Year: Bad Bunny

Publisher of the Year: RSM Publishing, ASCAP

Publishing Corporation of the Year: Sony Music Publishing

Producer of the Year: Tainy

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