Bad Bunny Tops 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists: Complete List

Puerto Rican hitmaker Bad rabbit leads the list of finalists for the 2022 Billboard Latin music Priceswith a staggering 23 nods across 13 categories.

Bad Bunny is up for Artist of the Year, Tour of the Year, Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male and Best Latin Album of the Year for his chart-topping album Un Verano Sin Ti, which is back at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart this week for an eighth non-consecutive frame at the top.

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Following Bad Bunny is a Colombian star Karol G with 15 nods in 11 categories, including Artist of the Year and Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female, as well as Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event, for her Becky G collaboration “MAMIII.”

Farruko secures 11 entries, competes for Artist of the Year, Hot Latin Song of the Year with “Pepas” and Best Latin Album of the Year with Leave 167.

The 29th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards – is set to take place Sept. 29 at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla. — will air live on Telemundo and simultaneously on the Spanish entertainment cable network Universo and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.

This year, awards will be presented in 58 categories within Latin Pop, Tropical, Latin Rhythm and Regional Mexican music genres. The event is the only awards ceremony that celebrates the most popular albums, songs and artists in Latin music as determined by Billboard‘s weekly charts.

Other top finishers included Rau Alejandro, which has 10 nodes; bachata supergroup Adventure with seven entries; Eslabon Armado heads the regional Mexican space with six nodes; and Grupo Firme and Caliber 50 with five each.

The awards — produced by MBS Special Events and executive produced by Mary Black Suarez — coincide with Billboard Latin Music Weekwhich returns to Miami Sept. 26-30 at the Faena Forum, with a roster of stellar speakers that include Romeo Santos, MalumaGrupo Firme, Chayanne, Ivy Queen and Nicky Jamamong many others. For more information on Billboard Latin Music Week and to register, visit billboardlatinmusicweek.com.

See the full list of finalists below:

TOTAL ARTIST CATEGORIES

Artist of the Year:
• Bad Bunny
• Farruko
• Jhayco
• Karol G
• Raw Alejandro

Artist of the Year, new:
• Ivan Cornejo
• Los Gemelos de Sinaloa
• Lose Lara
• Luis R. Conriquez
• Yahritza y Su Esencia

Tour of the year:
• Bad Bunny
• Los Bukis
• Maluma
• Marc Anthony
• Ricky Martin & Enrique Iglesias

Crossover Artist of the Year:
• Chris Brown
• DJ Khaled
• Ed Sheeran
• Rvssian
• Shawn Mendes
• Skrillex

CATEGORÍAS DE CANCIONES / SONG CATEGORIES

Hot Latin Song of the Year:
• Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
• Bad Bunny, “Tití Me Preguntó”
• Bad Bunny, “Yonaguni”
• Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”
• Farruko, “Pepas”

Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event:
• Aventura & Bad Bunny, “Volví”
• Bad Bunny & Bomba Estéreo, “Ojitos Lindos”
• Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
• Bad Bunny & Rauw Alejandro, “Party”
• Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”

Hot Latin Song Artist of the Year, Male:
• Bad Bunny
• Chencho Corleone
• Farruko
• Jhayco
• Raw Alejandro

Hot Latin Vocal Artist of the Year, Female:
• Anita
• Becky G
• Kali Uchis
• Karol G
• Rosalía

Hot Latin Vocal Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Adventure
• Caliber 50
• Eslabon Armado
• Fuerza Regida
• Grupo Firme

Hot Latin Songs Label of the Year:
• Music VIP
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina

Hot Latin Songs of the Year:
• Carbon fiber
• Duars Entertainment
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino

Latin Airplay Song of the Year:
• Aventura & Bad Bunny, “Volví”
• Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”
• Farruko, “Pepas”
• Farruko, Víctor Cárdenas & DJ Adonis, “El Incomprendido”
• Rauw Alejandro, “Todo de Ten”

Latin Airplay Label of the Year:
• Lizos
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina

Latin Airplay Imprint of the Year:
• Duars Entertainment
• Fonovisa
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino

ALBUM CATEGORIES

Best Latin Album of the Year:
• Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
• Farruko, La 167
• J Balvin, Jose
• Karol G, KG0516
• Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa

Best Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Male:
• Annual AA
• Bad Bunny
• J Balvin
• Ozuna
• Raw Alejandro

Best Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female:
• Becky G
• Kali Uchis
• Karol G
• Natti Natasha
• Rosalía

Best Latin Albums Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Adventure
• Caliber 50
• Eslabon Armado
• Los Bukis
• Maná

Best Latin Albums of the Year Label:
• Share
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina

Best Latin Albums Imprint of the Year:
• Share
• Duars Entertainment
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino

LATIN POP CATEGORIES

Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Solo:
• Becky G
• Camilo
• Enrique Iglesias
• Kali Uchis
• Sebastián Yatra

Latin Pop Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Bomba Stereo
• CNCO
• Jesse & Joy
• Maná
• Reich

Latin Pop Song of the Year:
• Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”
• Karol G, “Provenza”
• Rauw Alejandro, “Todo De Ti”
• Sebastián Yatra, “Tacones Rojos”
• Shakira & Rauw Alejandro, “Te Felicito”

Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year:
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina
• WK

This year’s imprint of Latin Pop Airplay:
• Duars Entertainment
• Hecho a Mano
• RCA
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino

Latin Pop Album of the Year:
• Becky G, Esquemas
• Enrique Iglesias, Final (Volume 1)
• Jay Wheeler, De Mi Para Ti
• Rosalía, Motomami
• Sebastián Yatra, Dharma

Label of the Year for Latin Pop Albums:
• Interscope Geffen A&M
• RCA
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina

Latin Pop Albums of the Year:
• Capitol Latin
• Hecho a Mano
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino
• Warner Latina

TROPICAL CATEGORIES

Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo:
• Carlos Vives
• Elvis Crespo
• Marc Anthony
• Prince Royce
• Romeo Santos

Tropical Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Adventure
• Gente de Zona
• La Sonora Dynamita
• Los Angeles Blues
• Monchy & Alexandra

Tropical Song of the Year:
• Aventura & Bad Bunny, “Volví”
• Don Omar & Nio Garcia, “See Menea”
• Marc Anthony, “Mala”
• Marc Anthony, “Pa’lla Voy”
• Romeo Santos, “Sus Huellas”

This year’s Tropical Airplay Label:
• Columbia
• Rhymes
• Saban
• Sony Music Latin
• WK

Tropical Airplay Imprint of the Year:
• Aura
• Hecho a Mano
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Unison

Tropical Album of the Year:
• Buena Vista Social Club, Ahora Me Da Pena EP
• Carlos Vives, Cumbiana II
• El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, De Trulla Con El Combo
• Luis Vargas/ Frank Reyes, Grandes de La Bachata: Vol. IV
• Marc Anthony, Pa’lla Voy

Tropical Albums Label of the Year:
• BMG
• Disco Fuentes
• Sony Music Latin
• The orchard
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year:
• Norte
• Premium Latin
• Sony Music Latin
• The orchard
• Top stop

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Solo:
• Carin Leon
• Christian Nodal
• Ivan Cornejo
• Junior H
• Natanael Cano

Regional Mexican Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
• Caliber 50
• Eslabon Armado
• Grupo Firme
• Yahritza y Su Esencia

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
• Caliber 50, “A La Antigüita”
• Eslabon Armado with DannyLux, “Jugaste y Sufrí”
• Grupo Firme & Carin Leon, “El Tóxico”
• Grupo Firme & Maluma, “Cada Quien”
• Grupo Firme, “Ya Supérame (En Vivo Desde Culiacán, Sinaloa)”

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year:
• Afinarte
• Lizos
• Music VIP
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year:
• Afinarte
• Disa
• Fonovisa
• Lizos
• Remex

Regional Mexican Album of the Year:
• Caliber 50, Las 20 Número 1 de Caliber 50 en Billboard
• Eslabon Armado, Nostalgia
• Eslabon Armado, Tu Veneno Mortal, Vol. 2
• Ivan Cornejo, Alma Vacía
• Junior H, Mi Vida En Un Cigarro 2

Regional Mexican Album Label of the Year:
• Share
• Manzana
• Rancho Humilde
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Albums of the Year imprint:
• Share
• Fonovisa
• JHRH
• Manzana
• Z Records

LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES

Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo:
• Bad Bunny
• Farruko
• J Balvin
• Karol G
• Raw Alejandro

Latin Rhythm Artist, Duo or Group of the Year:
• Baby Rasta & Gringo
• Los Legendarios
• Piso 21
• Wisin & Yandel
• Zion & Lennox

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year:
• Aventura & Bad Bunny, “Volví”
• Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone, “Me Porto Bonito”
• Bad Bunny, “Yonaguni”
• Becky G & Karol G, “Mamiii”
• Farruko, “Pepas”

Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year:
• Republic
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment
• Warner Latina

This year’s imprint of Latin Rhythm Airplay:
• Carbon fiber
• Duars Entertainment
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latino

Latin Rhythm Album of the Year:
• Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
• Farruko, La 167
• J Balvin, Jose
• Karol G, KG0516
• Rauw Alejandro, Vice Versa

Latin Rhythm Albums Label of the Year:
• Interscope Geffen A&M
• Real Hasta La Muerte
• Rhymes
• Sony Music Latin
• Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year:
• Carbon fiber
• Duars Entertainment
• Real Hasta La Muerte
• Rhymes
• Universal Music Latino

BUSINESSES/PRODUCERS/PUBLISHERS CATEGORIES

Songwriter of the Year:
• Bad Bunny
• Edgar “Edge” Barrera
• Marco “Mag” Borrero
• Roberto “La Paciencia” Rosario
• Tainy

Publisher of the year:
• Kid from The BKLYN Publishing, ASCAP
• RSM Publishing, ASCAP
• Sony Discos Music Publishing LLC, ASCAP
• Universal Music Corp, ASCAP
• WC Music Corp., ASCAP

Publishing company of the year:
• Cobalt Music
• RSM Publishing
• Sony Music Publishing
• Universal music
• Warner Chappell Music

Manufacturer of the Year:
• Jimmy Humble
• Marco “Mag” Borrero
• Ovy On The Drums
• Subelo Neo
• Tainy

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