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Don Omar, Prince Royce and Shakira Lead Billboard Music Latin Awards Winners

April 27, 2012 (4:17 am) GMT
The other winners at the prize-giving event include Mana, Wisin and Yandel, LMFAO, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, while the special honoree is Marc Anthony.
Don Omar, Prince Royce and Shakira Lead Billboard Music Latin Awards Winners

Winners for 2012 Billboard Music Latin Awards were revealed in a ceremony airing April 26. and took home the most gongs with a total of eight each, while grabbed four prizes. Other artists who got multiple kudos included with five, as well as and Lucenzo with three each.

Out of those winners, it was Prince who brought home the top honor, Artist of the Year, after a fierce battle against , Mana and Shakira. New Artist of the Year, meanwhile, went to Mexican band La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas after they beat Calibre 50, and Violento.

won Crossover Artist of the Year over , and . Meanwhile, was awarded with Touring Artist of the Year honor. , who received 14 nominations in 12 categories, didn't walk home empty-handed as well as he was crowned Song Artist of the Year, Male.

The event took place at the BankUnited Center in Miami. Don Omar, Prince Royce, Pitbull performed live along with , Michel Telo and . In addition to singing, the estranged husband of attended the show to collect a Billboard Hall of Fame Award for his global, artistic influence.




2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards: Arrivals | Live Performances


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