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Bad Bunny Leads List of Finalists For the 2020 Spotify Awards: See Who Else Is Nominated

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Ramona Rosales

Bad Bunny photographed on Jan. 26, 2019 at El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Spotify has revealed that the first-ever Spotify Awards will be held in Mexico City on March 5.

Bad Bunny leads the pack as a 13-time finalist with two of his songs, “Callaita” and “La Cancion” up for song of the summer. He’s followed by Banda MS, J Balvin, and Daddy Yankee who are tied with 10 mentions each, Billboard can confirm. Other finalists include Natti Natasha, Ozuna, Karol G, Guaynaa, Sech, Luis Miguel, and Paulo Londra.

The awards, according to an official statement, are based 100 percent on the user-generated data of Spotify users in Mexico. In other words, the patterns and listening habits of each user will determine the winners.

The Spotify Awards count with more than 50 categories including artist of the year, most-streamed female artist, emerging artist, and most-added to playlist artist, and most-streamed Mexican artist globally, which recognizes finalists Alejandro Fernández, Banda MS, Luis Miguel, Maná and Reik.

The inaugural event will broadcast live from Mexico on March 5 via Telemundo and Universo in the United States.

See the main categories below and the full finalists list here

Spotify Artist of the Year (most listened, most followed, most shared and added to playlists by Mexican users in 2019):

Bad Bunny
Banda Sinaloense MS by Sergio Lizárraga
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

Podcast of the Year (podcast with the highest number of streams and listeners per episode in Mexico during 2019):

Dr. Muerte
The Alex FernándezPodcast
Fausto
Legendary Legends
Give a Gift Doubts

Most-Streamed Female Artist:

Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Karol G
Natti Natasha
Shakira

Most-Streamed Male Artist:

Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

Most-Streamed Track:

Callaíta - Bad Bunny, Tainy.
Calma Remix - Pedro Capó, Farruko.
Con Calma - Daddy Yankee, Snow.
Otro Trago - Sech, Darell.

Biggest Increase in Fans: Female Artist

Danna Paola
María José
Ms Nina
Natalia Jiménez
Tones and I

Biggest Increase in Fans: Male Artist

Guaynaa
Lunay
Micro Tdh
Sech
Tainy

Most-Shared Artist:

Bad Bunny
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
José José
Luis Miguel

Most-Followed Artist:

Bad Bunny
Banda Sinaloense MS by Sergio Lizárraga
SantaPoster
Ozuna
Paulo Londra

Emerging Artist:

Junior H
LÚA
Nicki Nicole
Tomorrow X Together
Tones and I

Most-Added to Playlists Artist:

Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
Daddy Yankee
J Balvin
Ozuna

Most-Streamed Mexican Artist Globally:

Alejandro Fernández
Banda Sinaloense MS by Sergio Lizárraga
Luis Miguel
Maná
Reik

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