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Stars Shine At Billboard Latin Music Awards, But Enrique Iglesias Rules The Night

Stars Shine At Billboard Latin Music Awards, But Enrique Iglesias Rules The Night

There’s no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Not just because he opened with a romantic, soft and laser-lit performance of not one but two songs and then went on to win nine awards, including the top honor Artist of the Year and Latin Pop Album by a soloist -- but because he clearly had fun and entertained the audience as only he can.
Daddy Yankee Presents Winner of Western Union Contest at Billboard Latin Music Conference

Daddy Yankee Presents Winner of Western Union Contest at Billboard Latin Music Conference

Last month, Alex Moncada was a struggling songwriter and musician cutting hair at a barbershop in Alexandria, Virginia, to pay the bills. On Wednesday, he was the winner of Western Union's "Love in Any Language" contest, being introduced to the music industry at the Billboard Latin Music Conference by none other than Daddy Yankee.
The Dating Game Between Music and Sponsorships Explored at Billboard Latin Music Conference Panels

The Dating Game Between Music and Sponsorships Explored at Billboard Latin Music Conference Panels

From Eminem’s Chrysler commercial to State Farm’s discovery of Los Felinos de la Noche, the shift in the music industry caused by declining record sales has opened new opportunities for branding relationships between corporate sponsors and artists. This topic was deeply explored at Billboard's Latin Music Conference on Tuesday; “My job is to make sure there is the right fit" between artist and brand, one exec said.

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