Throwback Thursday: Watch J Balvin's First Time at the Billboard Latin Music Awards

J Balvin Latin BBMAs 2015
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J Balvin rehearses for the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami on April 27, 2015. 

There’s always a first time for everything. And when it comes to remembering the first time at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, the moment becomes particularly special.

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We sifted through Billboard’s archives and found this interview with reggaeton act J Balvin, in which he talks about his experience at his first-ever Billboard Latin Music Awards. 

Watch the clip below:



It is amazing how Balvin's career has evolved in two short years. At this year's show, he's a finalist in eight categories, including: Hot Latin Song of the Year, Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male; Airplay Song of the Year; Digital Song of the Year (x2); Streaming Song of the Year; Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo. How many awards will he take home? We’ll know on April 28th.

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