They are the hitmakers--the contenders for the producer of the year trophy at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi.

Four finalists are competing for the honor: Jesus Tirado Castaneda, Sergio George, Fernando Camacho Tirado and Gerardo Ortiz. Their work as producers is determined by the U.S. radio airplay performance of their work during the eligibility period of Feb. 4, 2012, through Jan. 26, 2013.

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