Published: 2/10/2017

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TALENTO DE SESAC LATINA GANA NOMINACIONES A LOS BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS 2017 EN TODOS LOS GÉNEROS
Nicky Jam Encabeza La Lista De Nominados

**English Version Follows

Después de un año de firme y sostenida presencia en las listas de popularidad, los cantautores, compositores, productores y artistas afiliados de SESAC Latina siguen cosechando el fruto de su talento y esfuerzo, tal como lo demuestran las nóminas de los postulantes a los Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017.

Encabezando las listas el pionero del movimiento urbano Nicky Jam captura un total de nueve nominaciones, incluyendo la de Artista del Año gracias al prolongado éxito de su canción “Hasta El Amanecer”, que dominó diversos charts de Billboard en tocadas radiales, audiencia, difusión digital y ventas en los mercados de Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico. 

Artífice de su triunfo en los estudios de grabación y estratégico aliado artístico, su principal colaborador Saga Whiteblack, también afiliado de SESAC Latina, está nominado en la división de Productor del Año.

Por su parte, el súper grupo mexicano Calibre 50 impone su presencia en cuatro categorías incluyendo la de su vocalista, Edén Muñoz quien se postula al Premio Billboard como Compositor del Año, compartiendo esta nominación con el prolífico y consagrado cantautor Luciano Luna.

Entre los demás finalistas sobresalen las propuestas de dos artistas de aplaudida trayectoria: el dúo cubano Gente de Zona, sensación mundial de la nueva fusión rítmica tropical, con cuatro nominaciones; y el innovador grupo pop vocal mexicano Reik, con dos, cuya trayectoria ha sido premiada con los galardones más importantes de la industria, entre ellos el Latin GRAMMY®.

Transmitido en vivo por la cadena Telemundo, los Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017 serán entregadoa en una ceremonia a realizarse en Miami el próximo 27 de abril. 

La lista completa de los nominados de SESAC Latina es la siguiente: 

Artist of the Year: 
 Nicky Jam

SONG CATEGORIES
Hot Latin Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male:    
Nicky Jam 

Airplay Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Digital Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Streaming Song of the Year:      
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”  

ALBUM CATEGORIES 
 Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:  
Calibre 50 
 
LATIN POP CATEGORIES
Latin Pop Song of the Year:    
Reik & Nicky Jam, “Ya Me Enteré”

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:   
 Reik 

TROPICAL CATEGORIES
Tropical Song of the Year:   
Gente de Zona feat. Marc Anthony, “Traidora”

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
Gente de Zona   

Tropical Album of the Year:      
Gente de Zona, Visualízate   

Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:      
Gente de Zona

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES
Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: 
Calibre 50
     
LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES
Latin Rhythm Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer” 

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:   
Nicky Jam       

WRITERS/PRODUCERS/PUBLISHERS CATEGORIES
Songwriter of the Year:   
Edén Muñoz  
Luciano Luna Díaz 

Publisher of the Year:    
Dulce Maria Music, LLC, SESA       

Producer of the Year:
Saga Whiteblack


SESAC LATINA-AFFILIATED ARTISTS NAMED FINALISTS ACROSS ALL GENRES AT UPCOMING 2017 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS
Nicky Jam Leads The List Of Finalists

Basing its finalists on chart performance, the Billboard Latin Music Awards are again giving recognition to a vibrant array of singers, songwriters and producers affiliated with SESAC Latina.

Leading the list of finalists is the urban-music pioneer Nicky Jam, with nine nominations, including Artist of the Year, thanks in large part to his long-running hit single “Hasta El Amanecer” (Until Dawn), which reached #1 on several of Billboard's charts that tabulate airplay, sales and streaming in the United States and Puerto Rico.

His fellow SESAC Latina-affiliated producer Saga Whiteblack, who is his main collaborator on his biggest hits, is nominated for Producer of the Year.

Meanwhile, the chart-topping Mexican foursome Calibre 50 is nominated in four categories, including Songwriter of the Year for its lead vocalist Edén Muñoz, a nomination he shares with the renowned singer-songwriter Luciano Luna.

Turning to tropical music, the energetic Cuban duo Gente de Zona has parlayed its rhythmic fusions into four nominations. Meanwhile, the innovative Mexican pop trio Reik, which has already won many awards including a Latin GRAMMY®, is a finalist in two categories.

The 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards will be televised live from Miami on April 27 via Telemundo.

SESAC Latina's complete list of finalists is as follows: 

Artist of the Year: 
Nicky Jam

SONG CATEGORIES
Hot Latin Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer” (Until Dawn)

Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Male:    
Nicky Jam 

Airplay Song of the Year:   
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Digital Song of the Year: 
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Streaming Song of the Year:      
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”  

ALBUM CATEGORIES 
 Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
Calibre 50   

 LATIN POP CATEGORIES
Latin Pop Song of the Year:    
Reik & Nicky Jam, “Ya Me Enteré” (I Already Found Out)

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:   
 Reik 

TROPICAL CATEGORIES
Tropical Song of the Year:   
Gente de Zona feat. Marc Anthony, “Traidora” (Treasonous Woman)

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
Gente de Zona   

Tropical Album of the Year:      
Gente de Zona, Visualízate (Visualize Yourself)

Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:      
Gente de Zona

REGIONAL MEXICAN CATEGORIES
Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
Calibre 50     

LATIN RHYTHM CATEGORIES
Latin Rhythm Song of the Year: 
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer” 

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo:  
Nicky Jam   

WRITERS/PRODUCERS/PUBLISHERS CATEGORIES
Songwriter of the Year:
Edén Muñoz  
Luciano Luna Díaz  

Publisher of the Year:    
Dulce Maria Music, LLC, SESAC      

Producer of the Year:
Saga Whiteblack

 






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