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Billboard Latin Music Awards (2008)

The 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards were held on April 10 in Miami and televised on Telemundo. This year's Billboards showed the diversity of Latin music today, with nearly a dozen artists and groups winning two or more awards.

At the front of the pack was merenguero Juan Luis Guerra, who won three awards for Tropical Album of the Year, Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, and Producer of the Year. Among those with two awards were reggaetón artist Daddy Yankee, bachata band Aventura, and female Latin pop singers Jenni Rivera and Gloria Estefan. And in addition to winning the Latin Pop Album of the Year award for his album La Vida . . . Es Un Ratico, Juanes also won the Spirit of Hope Award for his work with humanitarian causes.

The following is a list of the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Award winners for Best Album in their respective categories. For the complete list of winners, visit the Billboard website.

Latin Album of the Year: El Cartel: The Big Boss (Daddy Yankee)

Latin Pop Album of the Year, Male: La Vida . . . Es Un Ratico (Juanes)

Latin Pop Album of the Year, Female: Como Ama Una Mujer (Jennifer Lopez)

Latin Pop Album of the Year, Duo or Group: Todo Cambió (Camila)

Latin Pop Album of the Year, New Artist: Cualquier Día (Kany Garcia)

Latin Rock/Alternative Album of the Year: La Radiolina (Manu Chao)

Tropical Album of the Year, Male: El Cantante (Marc Anthony)

Tropical Album of the Year, Female: 90 Millas (Gloria Estefan)

Tropical Album of the Year, Duo or Group: La Llave de Mi Corazón (Juan Luis Guerra)

Tropical Album of the Year, New Artist: Mi Parranda (Andres Jimenez: El Jibaro)

Regional Mexican Album of the Year, Male Solo Artist: Lobo Domesticado (Valentin Elizalde)

Regional Mexican Album of the Year, Male Duo or Group: Agarrese (Grupo Montez De Durango)

Regional Mexican Album of the Year: Female Group or Female Solo Artist: Mi Vida Loca (Jenni Rivera)

Regional Mexican Album of the Year, New Artist: Recio, Recio Mis Creadorez (Los Creadorez Del Pasito Duraguense De Alfredo Ramirez)

Reggaetón Album of the Year: El Cartel: The Big Boss (Daddy Yankee)


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