The Billboard charts continue to illustrate the impact of major labels, but smaller labels proved to be mighty as well during the eligibility period for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi.

Finalists in the label categories are chosen based on sales and radio airplay data, as reported on Billboard's charts between Feb. 4, 2012, and Jan. 26, 2013, with data from Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS. Here are highlights of some of these achievements.

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