2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists, to be handed out April 27 in Miami during a ceremony that will air live on the Telemundo network.

Below are the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists (listed in alphabetical order by artist). The awards will be handed out April 27 in Miami during a ceremony that will air live on the Telemundo network.

The event comes at the close of the annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, which will kick off April 24 at Miami's Ritz-Carlton South Beach.


Hot Latin Song Of The Year:
"Mayor Que Yo" Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin, Yandel, & Hector (Mas Flow/Machete)
"La Camisa Negra" Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
"La Tortura" Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz (Epic/Sony BMG Norte)
"Rakata" Wisin & Yandel (Mas Flow/Machete)

Hot Latin Song Of The Year, Vocal Duet:
"Ella Y Yo" Aventura Featuring Don Omar (Premium Latin)
"Mayor Que Yo" Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin, Yandel, & Hector (Mas Flow/Machete)
"Obsesión (No Es Amor)" Frankie J Feat. Baby Bash (Columbia/Sony BMG Norte)
"La Tortura" Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz (Epic/Sony BMG Norte)

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year:
Daddy Yankee
Juanes
Shakira
Wisin & Yandel

Latin Pop Album of the Year, Male:
"Adentro" Ricardo Arjona (Sony BMG Norte)
"Cautivo" Chayanne (Sony BMG Norte)
"Paso A Paso" Luis Fonsi (Universal Latino)
"En La Luna" Reyli (Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Female:
"Escucha Atento" Laura Pausini (Warner Latina)
"Fijación Oral Vol. 1" Shakira (Epic/Sony Music)
"Una Nueva Mujer" Olga Tañon (Sony BMG Norte)
"El Sexto Sentido" Thalía (EMI Latin)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Duo or Group:
"Flores De Alquiler" La 5a Estación (Sony BMG Norte)
"En Vivo" RBD (EMI Latin)
"Nuestro Amor" RBD (EMI Latin)
"Rebelde" RBD (EMI Latin)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"Flores De Alquiler" La 5a Estación (Sony BMG Norte)
"Nuestro Amor" RBD (EMI Latin)
"Rebelde" RBD (EMI Latin)
"En La Luna" Reyli (Sony BMG Norte)

Top Latin Albums Artist Of The Year:
Daddy Yankee
Juanes
RBD
Shakira

Latin Rock/Alternative Album Of The Year:
"Un Viaje" Café Tacuba (Universal Latino)
"Chavez Ravine" Ry Cooder (Perro Verde/Nonesuch/Warner Bros.)
"Crónicas De Un Laberinto" Jaguares (Sony BMG Norte)
"Consejo" La Secta Allstar (Universal Latino)

Tropical Album Of The Year, Male:
"Ironía" Andy Andy (Wepa/Urban Box Office)
"Adios Amor" Joseph Fonseca (Karen/Universal Latino)
"En Vivo Desde Carnegie Hall" Victor Manuelle (Sony BMG Norte)
"Hoy, Mañana Y Siempre" Tito Nieves (SGZ/Univision)

Tropical Album Of The Year, Female:
"Grandes éxitos" India (Universal Latino)
"MQ" Milly Quezada (J&N/Sony BMG Norte)
"Atrévete A Olvidarme" Brenda K. Starr (Mi Voz/Boss)
"Como Olvidar: Lo Mejor De Olga Tañon" Olga Tañon (Warner Latina)

Tropical Album Of The Year, Duo Or Group:
"God’s Project" Aventura (Premium Latin/Sony BMG Norte)
"I Love Salsa" N’Klabe (NU/Sony BMG Norte)
"Dos Soneros, Una Historia" Gilberto Santa Rosa & Victor Manuelle (Sony BMG Norte)
"Así Es Nuestra Navidad" Gilberto Santa Rosa & El Gran Combo (Sony BMG Norte)

Tropical Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"Ironía" Andy Andy (Wepa/Urban Box Office)
"Más Grande Que El" Elvis Martínez (Univision/UG)
"Buena Vista Social Club Presents Manuel Guajiro Mirabal" Manuel Guajiro Mirabal (World Circuit/Nonesuch/Warner Bros.)
"I Love Salsa" N’Klabe (NU/Sony BMG Norte)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Male Solo Artist:
"Mis Duetos" Vicente Fernández (Sony BMG Norte)
"El Rey De Las Cantinas" Lupillo Rivera (Univision/UG)
"Inventario" Joan Sebastián (Musart/Balboa)
"Las Dos Caras De La Moneda" Beto Terrazas (Sony BMG Norte)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Male Duo or Group:
"Y Sigue La Mata Dando" Grupo Montez De Durango (Disa)
"X" Intocable (EMI Latin)
"Más Capaces Que Nunca" K-Paz De La Sierra (Disa)
"Divinas" Patrulla 81 (Disa)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Female Group or Female Solo Artist:
"Confesiones" Ana Bárbara & Jennifer Peña (Fonovisa/UG)
"Y Seguimos Con Duranguense!!!" Los Horóscopos De Durango (Disa)
"La Reina Del Pasito Duranguense" Diana Reyes (Musimex/Universal Latino)
"Parrandera, Rebelde, Y Atrevida" Jenni Rivera (Fonovisa/UG)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"100% Autoridad Duranguense" La Autoridad De La Sierra (Disa)
"Gracias Rigo" La Autoridad De La Sierra (Disa)
"La Reina Del Pasito Duranguense" Diana Reyes (Musimex/Universal Latino)
"Las Dos Caras De La Moneda" Beto Terrazas (Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Pop Airplay Song Of The Year, Male:
"Porqué Es Tan Cruel El Amor" Ricardo Arjona (Sony BMG Norte)
"Nada Es Para Siempre" Luis Fonsi (Universal Latino)
"La Camisa Negra" Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
"Amor Del Bueno" Reyli (Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Pop Airplay Song Of The Year, Female:
"Víveme" Laura Pausini (Warner Latina)
"No" Shakira (Epic/Sony BMG Norte)
"Bandolero" Olga Tañon (Sony BMG Norte)
"Algo Está Cambiando" Julieta Venegas (Ariola/Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Pop Airplay Song Of The Year, Duo or Group:
"Obsesión (No Es Amor)" Frankie J Featuring Baby Bash (Columbia/Sony BMG Norte)
"Algo Más" La 5a Estación (Sony BMG Norte)
"Solo Quédate En Silencio" RBD (EMI Latin)
"La Tortura" Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz (Epic/Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Pop Airplay Song Of The Year, New Artist:
"Algo Más" La 5a Estación (Sony BMG Norte)
"Solo Quédate En Silencio" RBD (EMI Latin)
"Yo Quisiera" Reik (Sony BMG Norte)
"Amor Del Bueno" Reyli (Sony BMG Norte)

Tropical Airplay Song Of The Year, Male:
"Que Ironía" Andy Andy (Wepa/Urban Box Office)
"Tu Amor Me Hace Bien" Marc Anthony (Sony BMG Norte)
"Para Ti" Juan Luis Guerra (Venemusic/Universal Latino)
"Resistiré" Toño Rosario (Universal Latino)

Tropical Airplay Song Of The Year, Female:
"Quiero Ser" Milly Quezada (J&N)
"Tu Eres" Brenda K. Starr (Mi Voz/Boss)
"Bandolero" Olga Tañon (Sony BMG Norte)
"Vete Vete" Olga Tañon (Sony BMG Norte)

Tropical Airplay Song Of The Year, Duo or Group:
"Ella Y Yo" Aventura Featuring Don Omar (Premium Latin)
"La Boda" Aventura (Premium Latin)
"Hasta El Fin" Monchy & Alexandra (J&N)
"Amor De Una Noche" N’Klabe (NU/Sony BMG Norte)

Tropical Airplay Song Of The Year, New Artist:
"Lamento Boliviano" Amarfis Y La Banda De Atakke (Amarfica/J&N)
"Me Extrañarás" Edgar Daniel (Musical Productions)
"La Gorda Linda" Arthur Hanlon Featuring Tito Nieves (Fonovisa)
"Te Extraño" Xtreme (SGZ)

Regional Mexican Airplay Song Of The Year, Male Solo Artist:
"Y Las Mariposas" Pancho Barraza (Musart/Balboa)
"Recostada En La Cama" El Chapo De Sinaloa (Disa)
"Ya Me Habían Dicho" Lupillo Rivera (Univision)
"Dueño De Ti" Sergio Vega (Sony BMG Norte)

Regional Mexican Airplay Song Of The Year, Male Group:
"No Puedo Olvidarte" Beto Y Sus Canarios (Disa)
"Hoy Como Ayer" Conjunto Primavera (Fonovisa)
"Mi Credo" K-Paz De La Sierra (Disa)
"Eres Divina" Patrulla 81 (Disa)

Regional Mexican Airplay Song Of The Year, Female Group Or Female Solo Artist:
"Lo Busqué" Ana Bárbara (Fonovisa)
"Si La Quieres" Los Horóscopos De Durango (Disa)
"El Sol No Regresa" Diana Reyes (Musimex/Universal Latino)
"Que Me Vas A Dar" Jenni Rivera (Fonovisa)

Regional Mexican Airplay Song Of The Year, New Artist:
"Yo Me Quedé Sin Nadie" La Autoridad De La Sierra (Disa)
"Fruta Prohibida" Los Elegidos (Fonovisa)
"Cosas Del Amor" Sergio Vega (Sony BMG Norte)
"Dueño De Ti" Sergio Vega (Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Tour Of The Year:
Marc Anthony, Alejandro Fernández & Chayanne
Vicente Fernández
Juan Gabriel
Luis Miguel

Reggaeton Album Of The Year:
"Barrio Fino: En Directo" Daddy Yankee (El Cartel/Interscope)
"Da Hitman Presents Reggaeton Latino" Don Omar (VI/Machete/UMRG)
"Flashback" Ivy Queen (La Calle/Univision)
"Pa’l Mundo" Wisin & Yandel (Machete)

Reggaeton Song Of The Year: New Category
"Ven Baílalo" Angel & Khriz (Luar/MVP/Machete)
"Mayor Que Yo" Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin, Yandel & Hector (Mas Flow/Machete)
"Lo Que Pasó, Pasó" Daddy Yankee (El Cartel/VI/Machete)
"Rakata" Wisin & Yandel (Mas Flow/Machete)

Latin Ringtone Of The Year: New Category
"Gasolina" Daddy Yankee (El Cartel/VI/Machete)
"Lo Que Pasó, Pasó" Daddy Yankee (El Cartel/VI/Machete)
"Solo Quédate En Silencio" RBD (EMI Latin)
"La Tortura" Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz (Epic/Sony BMG Norte)

Latin Dance Club Play Track Of The Year:
"No Te Quiero Olvidar (Ralphi Rosario Remix)" Betzaida (Fonovisa)
"La Gorda Linda (Norty Cotto Remix)" Arthur Hanlon Featuring Tito Nieves (Fonovisa)
"I Don’t Care/Que Más Da (Dance Remixes)" Ricky Martin Featuring Fat Joe (Columbia/Sony BMG Norte)
"Sugar Daddy" Yerba Buena (Fun Machine/Razor & Tie)

Latin Rap/Hip-Hop Album Of The Year:
"Kickin’ It... Juntos" Akwid & Jae-P (Univision)
"Los Aguacates De Jiquilpan" Akwid (Univision)
"Desahogo" Vico C (EMI Latin)
"John Ghetto" Juan Gotti (Dope House/Warner Latina)

Latin Greatest Hits Album Of The Year:
"Antología De Un Rey" Ramon Ayala Y Sus Bravos Del Norte (Freddie)
"Tesoros De Colección: Lo Romantico De Los Caminantes" Los Caminantes (Sony BMG Norte)
"Historia De Una Reina" Ana Gabriel (Sony BMG Norte)
"La Historia Continúa…Parte II" Marco Antonio Solís (Fonovisa)

Latin Compilation Album Of The Year:
"Más Flow 2" Luny Tunes & Baby Ranks (Mas Flow/Machete)
"Boy Wonder & Chencho Records Present: El Draft 2005" Various Artists (Chencho/Chosen Few Emerald/Urban Box Office)
"Chosen Few: El Documental" Various Artists (Chosen Few Emerald/Urban Box Office)
"The Hitmakers Of Reggaeton" Various Artists (VI/Machete)

Latin Jazz Album Of The Year:
"Vol. 5: Carnival" Los Hombres Calientes (Basin Street)
"Listen Here!" Eddie Palmieri (Concord)
"Do It!" Poncho Sánchez (Concord Picante/Concord)
"Sandoval: Live At The Blue Note" Arturo Sandoval (Half Note)

Latin Christian/Gospel Album Of The Year:
"Timeless" The Katinas (BHT/Word-Curb)
"Que Tan Lejos Esta El Cielo" Salvador (Word-Curb/Warner Bros.)
"So Natural" Salvador (Warner Bros./Word-Curb)
"Dios Es Bueno" Marcos Witt (Canzion/Sony BMG Norte)

Songwriter Of The Year:
Raymond Ayala (Daddy Yankee)
Juan Gabriel
Juanes
William O. Landron (Don Omar)

Producer Of The Year:
Armando Avila
Jesus Guillen
Eliel Lind
Luny Tunes

Publisher Of The Year:
EMI April, ASCAP
EMI Blackwood, BMI
Ser-Ca, BMI
WB, ASCAP

Publishing Corporation Of The Year:
EMI Music Publishing
Peermusic Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Warner/Chappell Music Publishing

Hot Latin Songs Label Of The Year:
Disa
Fonovisa
Sony BMG Norte
Universal Latino

Top Latin Albums Label Of The Year:
Disa
Machete
Sony BMG Norte
Univision Music Group

Latin Pop Airplay Label Of The Year:
EMI Latin
Sony BMG Norte
Universal Latino
Warner Latina

Tropical Airplay Label Of The Year:
J&N
Machete
Sony BMG Norte
Universal Latino

Regional Mexican Airplay Label Of The Year:
Disa
EMI Latin
Fonovisa
Univision

Latin Pop Albums Label Of The Year:
EMI Latin
Sony BMG Norte
Universal Latino
Univision Music Group

Tropical Albums Label Of The Year:
Machete
Sony BMG Norte
Universal Latino
Urban Box Office

Regional Mexican Albums Label Of The Year:
Disa
EMI Latin
Sony BMG Norte
Univision Music Group

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