Full List of Nominees Announced for 22nd Edition of Univision’s Prestigious “Premio Lo Nuestro” Latin Music Awards

Shakira, Paulina Rubio, Vicente Fernandez, Aventura, Marco Antonio Solis, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Cristian Castro, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Trevi, Mana, Banda El Recodo, Calle 13, Ruben Blades, Daddy Yankee, Ricardo Arjona, Los Temerarios, Pee Wee, Flex, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Alacranes Musical, Jenni Rivera, Wisin y Yandel, La Quinta Estacion and Luis Enrique Among Nominated Artists

Network Grows Partnership with Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems and Announces New “Entertainer of the Year” and “Collaboration of the Year” Categories

MIAMI--()--Univision, the leading Spanish-language network in the country, announced today the nominees for the 2010 edition of the prestigious “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” (“Lo Nuestro” Latin Music Awards). Now in its 22nd year, “Premio Lo Nuestro’s” list of nominees includes a diversity of genres and artists, reflecting the cultural richness of Latin music. The announcement was made today during a special broadcast of “Fiesta de Nominados: Premio Lo Nuestro 2010” (Nominations Celebration) hosted by network personalities Bárbara Bermudo and Giselle Blondet. The 2010 edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” will be broadcast by the Univision Network on February 18, 2010, from 8-11 pm ET/PT (7-10 pm Central) LIVE from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL.

Today the company also announced it is growing its partnership with Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS), the world’s leading provider of airplay tracking for the entertainment industry. Under the agreement, Nielsen BDS became Univision’s direct source to help determine the “Premio Lo Nuestro 2010” nominees, which were eligible for the time period of October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009. “Premio Lo Nuestro” winners will continue to be determined by popular vote.

With finalists in 35 categories divided into the 5 most popular Latin music genres of pop, tropical, regional Mexican, rock and urban, along with the “Video of the Year,” the upcoming awards gala will include a new and first ever “Entertainer of the Year” (Artista Premio Lo Nuestro del Año) category, as well as a new “Collaboration of the Year” (Colaboración del Año) that will consolidate nominations to include artists from all genres.

Leading the list with seven nominations are the kings of bachata Aventura in both the Tropical (Album of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year – Tropical Traditional) and Urban genres (Song of the Year); as well as the new “Entertainer of the Year” and the cross-genre category of “Collaboration of the Year.” Popular reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel follow with five nominations in such categories as “Album of the Year,” “Artist of the Year” and two nominations for “Song of the Year” in the Urban music genre. In addition, Wisin y Yandel are nominated along with Aventura and Akon in the “Collaboration of the Year” category for their song “It’s All Up To You.” Following with four nominations each are legendary Mexican crooner Vicente Fernández, award-winning salsa singer Luis Enrique, the iconic Regional Mexican music bands Banda el Recodo and La Arrolladora Banda el Limón, urban music sensation Flex, and the popular merengue group Grupo Manía.

Artists with three nominations each include golden girl Paulina Rubio, Puerto Rican salsa legend Gilberto Santa Rosa, popular singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona, Regional Mexican idols El Chapo de Sinaloa and Espinoza Paz, Spanish pop-rock duo La Quinta Estación, Puerto Rican rock group La Secta Allstar, up and coming bachata sensations Dominic Marte and the duo Carlos y Alejandra, and reggaetón artist Tito “El Bambino.”

Other nominated artists include, among others, Shakira, Marco Antonio Solís, Cristian Castro, Juanes, Daddy Yankee, Pee Wee, Calle 13, Rubén Blades, Alacranes Musical, Luis Fonsi, Beto Cuevas, Dareyes de la Sierra, Maná, Fanny Lú, Fonseca, Grupo Montéz de Durango, Héctor Acosta, Jorge Celedón y Jimmy Zambrano, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Makano, Nelly Furtado, Patrulla 81, Pesado, Playa Limbo, Rafely Rosario, and the Adolescent’s Orquesta.

Univision.com is providing exclusive online and mobile coverage of this year’s “Premio Lo Nuestro.” The website, available at www.premiolonuestro.com, has the exclusive online first-look at the nominees, complete with in-depth profiles. Plus, this is the only website where fans can vote to decide this year’s winners. Voting starts today at 4pm ET and continues until December 23rd at 11:59pm ET. This year, fans are also gearing up for the action with one-of-a-kind content, including the popular “Versus” section where they can vote and comment as two celebrities go head-to-head in a fun category each week – including “best performance,” “best dressed,” “best pose” and more. Users will also be engaged in the “Best of Premio Lo Nuestro” with complete photo highlights cataloging 21 unforgettable years of “Premio.” Fans can access the latest news, gossip and photos online and also via the Univision.com mobile website.

The 2009 edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” set a new audience record reaching 12.5 million viewers who watched some or all of the broadcast. It also delivered more Hispanic viewers than the combined audiences of the 2009 editions of the Academy Awards®, Golden Globes®, Emmy® Awards and MTV Video Music Awards®.

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Following is a complete list of 2010 “Premio Lo Nuestro” nominees by genre and category:

POP(POP GENRE)

 
Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)
  1. “5to Piso,” Ricardo Arjona
2. “Dos,” Fanny Lú
3. “El Culpable Soy Yo,” Cristian Castro
4. “Gran City Pop,” Paulina Rubio
5. “Sin Frenos,” La Quinta Estación
 
Artista Masculino del Año (Male Artist of the Year)
1. Cristian Castro
2. Enrique Iglesias
3. Luis Fonsi
4. Ricardo Arjona
5. Tommy Torres
 
Artista Femenina del Año (Female Artist of the Year)
1. Fanny Lú
2. Gloria Trevi
3. Laura Pausini
4. Nelly Furtado
5. Paulina Rubio
 
Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)
1. Jesse y Joy
2. La Quinta Estación
3. Los Temerarios
4. Playa Limbo
5. Reik
 
Solista o Grupo Revelación del Año (New Soloist or Group of the Year)
1. Alexander Acha
2. Nelly Furtado
3. Sonohra
4. Tati
5. Víctor y Leo
 
Canción del Año (Song of the Year)
1. “Aquí Estoy Yo,” Luis Fonsi, Aleks Syntek, Noel Scharjis y David Bisbal
2. “Así Fue,” Playa Limbo
3. “Causa y Efecto,” Paulina Rubio
4. “Como Duele,” Ricardo Arjona
5. “Que Te Quería,” La Quinta Estación
 

ROCK(ROCK GENRE)

 
Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)
1. “Fuego,” La Secta Allstar
2. “La Luz del Ritmo,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
3. “Queremos Rock,” Moderatto
4. “Reptilectric,” Zoe
 
Artista del Año (Artist of the Year)
1. Beto Cuevas
2. Juanes
3. La Secta Allstar
4. Maná
5. Motel
 
Canción del Año (Song of the Year)
1. “Dame Tú Corazón,” Los Rufianes
2. “Déjalos Que Hablen,” La Secta Allstar
3. “Háblame,” Beto Cuevas
4. “Mariposa Mía,” Vivanativa
5. “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
 

TROPICAL (TROPICAL GENRE)

 

 
Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)
1. “15 Años de Corazón,” Grupo Manía
2. “Ciclos,” Luis Enrique
3. “El Mensaje,” Rey Ruiz
4. “La Introducción,” Carlos y Alejandra
5. “The Last,” Aventura
 
Artista Masculino del Año (Male Artist of the Year)
1. Domenic Marte
2. Fonseca
3. Gilberto Santa Rosa
4. Héctor Acosta
5. Luis Enrique
 
Artista Femenina del Año (Female Artist of the Year)
1. Carolina Laó
2. Marala
3. Melina León
 
Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)
1. Adolescent’s Orquesta
2. Aventura
3. Carlos y Alejandra
4. Grupo Manía
5. Jorge Celedón y Jimmy Zambrano
 
Solista o Grupo Revelación del Año (New Soloist or Group of the Year)
1. Carlos y Alejandra
2. Grupo Rush
3. Indio
4. Marcy Place
5. Rafely Rosario
 
Canción del Año (Song of the Year)
1. “Eres Así,” Domenic Marte
2. “Llegó el Amor,” Gilberto Santa Rosa
3. “Marilola,” Grupo Manía
4. “Por Un Segundo,” Aventura
5. “Yo No Se Mañana,” Luis Enrique
 

Tropical Merengue Artista del Año (Tropical Merengue Artist of the Year)

 

1. Eddy Herrera
2. Elvis Crespo
3. Grupo Mania
4. Juan Luis Guerra
5. Rafely Rosario
 
Tropical Salsa Artista del Año (Tropical Salsa Artist of the Year)
1. Adolescent’s Orquesta
2. Charlie Cruz
3. Gilberto Santa Rosa
4. Jerry Rivera
5. Luis Enrique
 
Tropical Tradicional Artista del Año (Tropical Traditional Artist of the Year)
1. Aventura
2. Domenic Marte
3. Fonseca
4. Héctor Acosta
5. Jorge Celedón y Jimmy Zambrano
 

REGIONAL MEXICANO (REGIONAL MEXICAN GENRE)

 

 
Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)
1. “Más Adelante,” La Arrolladora Banda el Limón
2. “Nosotros Somos,” Montéz de Durango
3. “Para Siempre,” El Chapo de Sinaloa
4. “Sólo Contigo,” Pesado
5. “Te Presumo,” Banda el Recodo
 
Artista Masculino del Año (Male Artist of the Year)
1. El Chapo de Sinaloa
2. Espinoza Paz
3. Germán Montero
4. Marco Antonio Solís
5. Vicente Fernández
 
Artista Femenina del Año (Female Artist of the Year)
1. Alicia Villarreal
2. Diana Reyes
3. Jenni Rivera
4. Luz Ríos
5. Paquita la del Barrio
 
Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)
1. Alacranes Musical
2. Banda el Recodo
3. Dareyes de la Sierra
4. Grupo Montéz de Durango
5. La Arrolladora Banda el Limón
 
Canción del Año (Song of the Year)
1. “El Último Beso,” Vidente Fernández
2. “Lo Intentamos,” Espinoza Paz
3. “Quiéreme Más,” Patrulla 81
4. “Te Presumo,” Banda el Recodo
5. “Ya Es Muy Tarde,” La Arrolladora Banda el Limón
 
Artista Banda del Año (Banda Artist of the Year)
1. Banda el Recodo
2. Dareyes de la Sierra
3. El Chapo de Sinaloa
4. Espinoza Paz
5. La Arrolladora Banda el Limón
 
Artista Duranguense del Año (Duranguense Artist of the Year)
1. Alacranes Musical
2. El Trono de Mexico
3. Grupo Montez de Durango
4. K-Paz de la Sierra
5. Patrulla 81
 
Artista Grupero del Año (Grupero Artist of the Year)
1. Control
2. Huichol Musical
3. La Nobleza de Aguililla
4. Los Pikadientes de Caborca
5. Marco Antonio Solís
 
Artista Norteño del Año (Norteño Artist of the Year)
1. Conjunto Primavera
2. Intocable
3. Los Inquietos del Norte
4. Los Tucanes de Tijuana
5. Pesado
 
Artista Ranchero del Año (Ranchero Artist of the Year)
1. Diego Verdager
2. Pedro Fernández
3. Pepe Aguilar
4. Vicente Fernández
 

GENERO URBANO (URBAN GENRE)

 
Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)
1. “Down to Earth,” Alexis y Fido
2. “El Patrón,” Tito “El Bambino”
3. “La Evolución Romantic Style,” Flex
4. “Te Amo,” Makano
5. “Wisin y Yandel Presentan DJ Nesty La Mente Maestra,” Wisin y Yandel
 
Artista del Año (Artist of the Year)
1. Daddy Yankee
2. Flex
3. R.K.M. y Ken-Y
4. Tito “El Bambino”
5. Wisin y Yandel
 
Artista Revelación del Año (New Artist of the Year)
1. Arcángel
2. De La Ghetto
3. Franco “El Gorila”
4. Makano
5. Yomo
 
Canción del Año (Song of the Year)
1. “All Up To You,” Aventura, Akon, and Wisin y Yandel
2. “Dime Si Te Vas Con El,” Flex
3. “El Amor,” Tito “El Bambino”
4. “Me Estás Tentando,” Wisin y Yandel
5. “Que Tengo Que Hacer,” Daddy Yankee
 

VIDEO

 
Video del Año (Video of the Year)
1. “La Perla,” Calle 13 y Rubén Blades
2. “Esclavo de sus Besos,” David Bisbal
3. “Recuérdame,” La Quinta Estación y Marc Anthony
4. “Loco Por Ti,” Los Temerarios
5. “Cumbayá,” Pee Wee
6. “Loba,” Shakira
 

NEW CATEGORIES

 
Artista Premio Lo Nuestro del Año (Entertainer of the Year)
1. Aventura
2. Flex
3. Luis Fonsi
4. Maná
5. Vicente Fernández
 
Collaboración del Año (Collaboration of the Year)
1. “All Up To You,” Aventura, Akon and Wisin y Yandel
2. “No Hay Nadie Como Tú,” Calle 13 and Café Tacuba
3. “Eso es Quererte,” Fidel Rueda y Los Buitres
4. “Aquí Estoy Yo,” Luis Fonsi, Aleks Syntek, David Bisbal and Noel Scharjis
5. “Imparable,” Tommy Torres and Jesse y Joy

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