2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

Here are the 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists. The awards will be handed out May 8 at the Miami Arena.

Hot Latin Track Of The Year:
"Y Tu Te Vas" Chayanne (Sony Discos)
"Quitame Ese Hombre" Pilar Montenegro (Univision)
"El Dolor De Tu Presencia" Jennifer Pena (Univision)
"Entra En Mi Vida" Sin Bandera (Sony Discos)

Hot Latin Track Of The Year, Vocal Duo:
"Te Quiero Mas Que Ayer" Aracely Arambula With Palomo (Disa)
"Bandida" Elvis Crespo Featuring Tempo (Sony Discos)
"La Salsa Vive" Tito Nieves Featuring Celia Cruz, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Cheo Feliciano, & Ismael Miranda (WEAcaribe/Warner Latina)
"Por Ese Hombre" Brenda K. Starr With Tito Nieves and Victor Manuelle (Sony Discos)

Hot Latin Tracks Artist Of The Year:
Cristian (Ariola/BMG Latin)
Enrique Iglesias (Universal Latino)
Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
Alexandre Pires (RCA/BMG Latin)

Songwriter Of The Year:
Franco De Vita
Estefano
Juanes
Rudy Perez

Producer Of The Year:
Aureo Baqueiro
Rudy Perez
Bebu Silvetti
Rene Luis Toledo

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Male:
"Quizas" Enrique Iglesias (Universal Latino)
"Un Dia Normal" Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
"Alexandre Pires" Alexandre Pires (RCA/BMG Latin)
"MTV Unplugged" Alejandro Sanz (Warner Latina)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Female:
"Desahogo" Pilar Montenegro (Univision/UG)
"Acustico" Ednita Nazario (Sony Discos)
"Acustico Vol. 2" Ednita Nazario (Sony Discos)
"Thalia" Thalia (EMI Latin)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, Duo Or Group:
"El Primer Instinto" Jaguares (RCA/BMG Latin)
"Las Ketchup" Las Ketchup (Shaketown/Columbia/Sony Discos)
"Revolucion De Amor" Mana (Warner Latina)
"Sin Bandera" Sin Bandera (Sony Discos)

Latin Pop Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"Las Ketchup" Las Ketchup (Shaketown/Columbia/Sony Discos)
"De Pata Negra" Melody (Sony Discos)
"Desahogo" Pilar Montenegro (Univision/UG)
"Sin Bandera" Sin Bandera (Sony Discos)

Top Latin Albums Artist Of The Year:
Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
Las Ketchup (Shaketown/Columbia/Sony Discos)
Mana (Warner Latina)
Los Temerarios (Fonovisa/UG)

Latin Rock Album Of The Year:
"The Live Album" Manu Chao (Virgin/EMI Latin)
"El Primer Instinto" Jaguares (RCA/BMG Latin)
"Un Dia Normal" Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
"Revolucion De Amor" Mana (Warner Latina)

Tropical/Salsa Album Of The Year, Male:
"Urbano" Elvis Crespo (Sony Discos)
"Le Preguntaba A La Luna" Victor Manuelle (Sony Discos)
"Vuela Muy Alto" Jerry Rivera (Ariola/BMG Latin)
"Viceversa" Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)

Tropical/Salsa Album Of The Year, Female:
"Hecho A Mano (Hand-Made)" Albita (Times Square/Silva America)
"Latin Songbird: Mi Alma Y Corazon" India (Sony Discos)
"Pienso Asi" Milly Quezada (Sony Discos)
"Temptation" Brenda K. Starr (Sony Discos)

Tropical/Salsa Album Of The Year, Duo Or Group:
"We Broke The Rules" Aventura (Premium Latin/J&N)
"Latino" Grupo Mania (Universal Latino)
"Confesiones..." Monchy & Alexandra (J&N/Sony Discos)
"Un Gran Dia En El Barrio" Spanish Harlem Orchestra (Ropeadope/AG)

Tropical/Salsa Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"We Broke The Rules" Aventura (Premium Latin/J&N)
"Derroche De Amor" Raulin Rodriguez (J&N/Sony Discos)
"No Es Casualidad" Yoskar Sarante (J&N/Sony Discos)
"Un Gran Dia En El Barrio" Spanish Harlem Orchestra (Ropeadope/AG)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Male Solo Artist:
"Bellas Artes En Vivo: Un Canto De Mexico" Alejandro Fernandez (Sony Discos)
"Amorcito Corazon" Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)
"Sold Out At The Universal Amphitheatre Vol. 2" Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)
"Lo Dijo El Corazon" Joan Sebastian (Musart/Balboa)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Male Group:
"Suenos" Intocable (EMI Latin)
"Perdoname Mi Amor" Conjunto Primavera (Fonovisa/UG)
"Una Lagrima No Basta" Los Temerarios (Fonovisa/UG)
"La Reina Del Sur" Los Tigres Del Norte (Fonovisa/UG)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, Female Group or Female Solo Artist:
"Solo Tuya" Aracely Arambula (Disa/UG)
"Soy Asi" Grupo Limite (Universal Latino)
"A Toda Onda" La Onda (EMI Latin)
"Libre" Jennifer Pena (Univision/UG)

Regional Mexican Album Of The Year, New Artist:
"Solo Tuya" Aracely Arambula (Disa/UG)
"En La Esquina" Chicos De Barrio (WeaMex/Warner Latina)
"German Lizarraga" German Lizarraga (Disa/UG)
"A Toda Onda" La Onda (EMI Latin)

Latin Greatest Hits Album Of The Year:
"Grandes Exitos" Chayanne (Sony Discos)
"Historia De Un Idolo Vol. 2" Vicente Fernandez (Sony Discos)
"Ones" Selena (EMI Latin)
"Grandes Exitos" Shakira (Sony Discos)

Latin Compilation Album Of The Year:
"15 Postales De Amor" Various Artists (Lideres)
"Arcoiris Musical Mexicano" Various Artists (Univision/UG)
"Las 30 Cumbias Mas Pegadas" Various Artists (Disa/UG)
"La Hora Sonidera" Various Artists (Disa/UG)

Latin Jazz Album Of The Year:
"The Shadow Of The Cat" Gato Barbieri (Peak/Concord)
"Triangulo" Michel Camilo (Telarc)
"My Passion For The Piano" Arturo Sandoval (Crescent Moon/Columbia)
"Fantasia Cubana" Chucho Valdes (Blue Note/Capitol)

Latin Dance Club Play Track Of The Year:
"Escape/Escapar (Remixes)" Enrique Iglesias (Interscope/Universal Latino)
"Alive (Thunderpuss Remix)" Jennifer Lopez (Epic)
"Surrender (Remixes)" Laura Pausini (Atlantic)
"Don't Say Goodbye/Si Tu Te Vas (Remixes)" Paulina Rubio (Universal Latino)

Latin Dance Maxi-Single Of The Year:
"I've Got You/Te Tengo Aqui (Dance Remixes)" Marc Anthony
(Columbia/Sony Discos)
"Alive (Thunderpuss Remix)" Jennifer Lopez (Epic)
"Surrender (Remixes)" Laura Pausini (Atlantic)
"Lose Control (Descontrolate)" Yohany (Durmar/Pyramid/Orpheus)

Latin Rap Album Of The Year:
"Emboscada" Vico-C (EMI Latin)
"El Aballarde" Tego Calderon (White Lion)
"A La Reconquista" Hector & Tito (VI Music/Universal Latino)
"Emigrante" Orishas (Surco/Universal Latino)

Publisher Of The Year:
EMI April, ASCAP
Sony/ATV Latin, BMI
Universal Musica, ASCAP
WB, ASCAP

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

NEW CATEGORIES:

Latin Pop Airplay Track Of The Year, Male:
"Y Tu Te Vas" Chayanne (Sony Discos)
"A Dios Le Pido" Juanes (Surco/Universal Latino)
"Yo Puedo Hacer" Ricardo Montaner (Warner Latina)
"Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida" Alexandre Pires (RCA/BMG Latin)

Latin Pop Airplay Track Of The Year, Female:
"Quitame Ese Hombre" Pilar Montenegro (Univision)
"El Dolor De Tu Presencia" Jennifer Pena (Univision)
"Todo Mi Amor" Paulina Rubio (Universal Latino)
"No Me Ensenaste" Thalia (EMI Latin)

Latin Pop Airplay Track Of The Year, Duo Or Group:
"Asereje" Las Ketchup (Sony Discos)
"Angel De Amor" Mana (Warner Latina)
"Me Huele A Soledad" MDO (Sony Discos)
"Entra En Mi Vida" Sin Bandera (Sony Discos)

Latin Pop Airplay Track Of The Year, New Artist:
"Asereje" Las Ketchup (Sony Discos)
"Quitame Ese Hombre" Pilar Montenegro (Univision)
"Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida" Alexandre Pires (RCA/BMG Latin)
"Entra En Mi Vida" Sin Bandera (Sony Discos)

Tropical/Salsa Airplay Track Of The Year, Male:
"Viviendo" Marc Anthony (Columbia/Sony Discos)
"Vuela Muy Alto" Jerry Rivera (Ariola/BMG Latin)
"La Agarro Bajando" Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)
"Por Mas Que Intento" Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)

Tropical/Salsa Airplay Track Of The Year, Female:
"La Negra Tiene Tumbao" Celia Cruz (Sony Discos)
"Seduceme" India (Sony Discos)
"Por Ese Hombre" Brenda K. Starr (Sony Discos)
"No Me Ensenaste (version tropical)" Thalia (EMI Latin)

Tropical/Salsa Airplay Track Of The Year, Duo Or Group:
"Asereje" Las Ketchup (Sony Discos)
"Dos Locos" Monchy & Alexandra (J&N/Sony Discos)
"Te Quiero Igual Que Ayer" Monchy & Alexandra (J&N Sony Discos)
"Cuando Faltas Tu" Puerto Rican Power (J&N/Sony Discos)

Tropical/Salsa Airplay Track Of The Year, New Artist:
"Aqui Conmigo" Andy Andy (Sony Discos)
"Si No Estas" Area 305 (RPE/Univision)
"Mi Bombon" Cabas (EMI Latin)
"Asereje" Las Ketchup (Sony Discos)

Regional Mexican Airplay Track Of The Year, Male Solo Artist:
"No Se Vivir" Jose Manuel Figueroa (Universal Latino)
"Estoy Sufriendo" German Lizarraga (Disa)
"Sufriendo A Solas" Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)
"Te Solte La Rienda" Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)

Regional Mexican Airplay Track Of The Year, Male Group:
"Del Otro Lado Del Porton" Ramon Ayala Y Sus Bravos Del Norte (Freddie)
"El Poder De Tus Manos" Intocable (EMI Latin)
"No Me Conoces Aun" Palomo (Disa)
"Perdoname Mi Amor" Conjunto Primavera (Fonovisa)

Regional Mexican Airplay Track Of The Year, Female Group Or Female Solo Artist:
"Te Quiero Mas Que Ayer" Aracely Arambula (Disa)
"Ay! Papacito (Uy! Daddy)" Grupo Limite (Universal Latino)
"Quitame Ese Hombre (version nortena)" Pilar Montenegro (Univision)
"El Dolor De Tu Presencia (version cumbia)" Jennifer Pena (Univision)

Regional Mexican Airplay Track Of The Year, New Artist:
"Te Quiero Mas Que Ayer" Aracely Arambula (Disa)
"Cada Dia Mas" Los Canelos De Durango (Cintas Acuario/Sony Discos)
"Estoy Sufriendo" German Lizarraga (Disa)
"Quitame Ese Hombre (version nortena)" Pilar Montenegro (Univision)

Latin Christian/Gospel Album Of The Year:
"Lifestyle" The Katinas (Gotee/Chordant)
"Storm" Fernando Ortega (Word)
"Fred Hammond Presents...Joann Rosario: More, More, More" Joann Rosario
(F Hammond/Verity/Provident)
"Into Motion" Salvador (Word)

Latin Tour Of The Year:
Marc Anthony (Columbia/Sony Discos)
Enrique Iglesias (Universal Latino)
Luis Miguel (Warner Latina)
Shakira (Epic/Sony Discos)