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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017: The Complete Winner's List

Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017: The Complete Winner's List
It was a night full of epic performances and big wins!

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias were among the big winners at this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, Florida.

Jam took home six awards - the most of the night - and surprised fans with a special performance with Vin Diesel.

Iglesias, who wasn't in attendance, won four awards, including Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo, Latin Pop Song of the Year, Latin Airplay Song of the Year and Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event.

Lopez, who performed her new Spanish single, "Mirate," took home two awards, Premio de la Estrella Award (Telemundo’s Star Award) and Best Social Media.

Anthony, who showed a united front with Lopez, won Tropical Artist of the Year - Solo and Tour of the Year
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Disney to Produce Drama Series on Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez for TV Azteca, Telemundo

Disney to Produce Drama Series on Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez for TV Azteca, Telemundo
Mexican boxing icon Julio Cesar Chavez is getting the bio drama TV series treatment.

The winner of six world titles in three weight divisions is partnering with Disney Media Distribution Latin America, Mexico’s TV Azteca and shingle Btf Media to produce a 26-episode drama series about his life and stellar career in the ring. The series is expected to debut in April or May of next year, said Fernando Barbosa, senior VP and general manager of Dmdla.

In the U.S., the drama will air on Telemundo.

“El Cesar” will shoot on location in Chavez’s native town of Culiacan, Sinaloa as well as Mexico City and Los Angeles. His favorite music, Nortenos, will be a key component of the storytelling.

“El Cesar” will tell the story Mexico’s boxing idol who remained undefeated for more than 13 years in the 1980s and ’90s, but fell from a life of privilege,
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Joan Sebastian Dead -- Legendary Mexican Singer Dies at 64

  • TMZ
Joan Sebastian -- a beloved Mexican singer known as "El Rey Del Jaripeo" -- passed away on Monday at his family's ranch in Juliantla, Guerrero, Mexico. He was 64. Sebastian had been battling bone cancer since 1999.  He was a staple on the Mexican music charts since his career began back in 1977. In 2006, Sebastian was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame. Sebastian won seven Latin Grammy Awards and five Grammy Awards, the most of any Mexican performer.
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Joan Sebastian, Superstar Mexican Singer, Dead at 64

Joan Sebastian, the Mexican music superstar best known for his song “El Rey Del Jaripeo,” died Monday in Mexico after a long battle with bone cancer. He was 64. Julián Figueroa, Sebastian’s son, and Maribel Guardia, the singer’s ex-wife, confirmed the news, according to the Latin Times. Born Jose Manuel Figueroa in a poor rural area of Mexico, Sebastian was beloved in the Latin music community for his beautiful ballads, ranchera hits and dazzling showmanship. Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2015 (Photos) During his lengthy career, he won seven Latin Grammy Awards and five Grammy Awards and also appeared
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Grammys 2014: Full winners list

Which music stars went home with awards at the 2014 Grammy Awards? Find out with this full winners list.

Winners in each category are bolded.

Record of the Year

"Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons

"Royals" -- Lorde

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thick feat. T.I. and Pharrell

Album of the year

"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk

"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar

"The Heist" -- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

"Red" -- Taylor Swift

Song of the year

"Just Give Me a Reason" -- Jeff Bhasker, Pink and Nate Ruess (Pink feat. Nate Ruess)

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine and Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars)

"Roar" -- Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry and Henry Walter (Katy Perry)

"Royals
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2012 Grammy winner list: Adele, Foo Fighters win big

  • Pop2it
It truly is the Year of Adele, as the British singer took home every Grammy she was for which she was nominated, totaling six wins altogether, including Album, Record and Song of the Year. Foo Fighters were second for total wins, with five, followed by the absent Kanye West with four wins.

The complete list of winners:

Album Of The Year:

21 -- Adele

Wasting Light -- Foo Fighters

Born This Way -- Lady Gaga

Doo-Wops & Hooligans -- Bruno Mars

Loud -- Rihanna

Record Of The Year:

"Rolling In The Deep" -- Adele

"Holocene" -- Bon Iver

"Grenade" -- Bruno Mars

"The Cave" -- Mumford & Sons

"Firework" -- Katy Perry

Best New Artist: (artist/producer)

The Band Perry

Bon Iver

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Skrillex

Song Of The Year: (songwriter)

"All Of The Lights" -- Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West, songwriters

(Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and
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2012 Grammy nominations: Adele, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and more

  • Pop2it
The nominees have been announced for the 54th annual Grammy Awards. Kanye West leads the nominations with seven; Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars each garner six nods; and Lil Wayne and Skrillex each are up for five awards.  The Grammys air live on CBS Feb. 12, 2012.

Album Of The Year:

21 -- Adele

Wasting Light -- Foo Fighters

Born This Way -- Lady Gaga

Doo-Wops & Hooligans -- Bruno Mars

Loud -- Rihanna

Record Of The Year:

"Rolling In The Deep" -- Adele

"Holocene" -- Bon Iver

"Grenade" -- Bruno Mars

"The Cave" -- Mumford & Sons

"Firework" -- Katy Perry

Best New Artist: (artist/producer)

The Band Perry

Bon Iver

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Skrillex

Song Of The Year: (songwriter)

"All Of The Lights" -- Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West, songwriters

(Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie)

"The Cave" -- Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford and Country Winston,
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Plant & Krauss Are The King And Queen Of The Grammys

  • WENN
Former Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant and his new performance partner Alison Krauss were the toast of the 51st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night after claiming a fistful of honours.The duo picked up awards for Album of The Year, Record of The Year, Best Pop Collaboration, Best Country Collaboration and Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album.

Lil Wayne, who was the most nominated artist at this year's Grammys, took home three prizes and a share of the Best Rap Performance for a Duo or Group for Swagga Like Us with Jay-z, T.I. and Kanye West.

Coldplay were also triple winners, claiming Song of The Year, Best Rock Album and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals.

Double winners included Metallica, Al Green, Daft Punk, gospel star Kirk Franklin, Brad Paisley and Peter Gabriel and composer Thomas Newman, who won honours for their work on the Wall-e soundtrack.

Neil Diamond, the Four Tops, Dean Martin and music mogul Clive Davis were among those honoured with special awards during the ceremony.

The night was a star-studded affair - with more performers than ever before hitting the stage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the event.

Highlights included Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift's duet on the country star's 15, Jennifer Hudson's stirring rendition of Diane Warren's You Pulled Me Through - backed by a gospel choir, the Jonas Brothers' collaboration with Stevie Wonder, Coldplay's performance with rapper Jay-z and Lil Wayne and Robin Thicke's rousing tribute to New Orleans with Terence Blanchard and Allen Toussaint.

Rockers U2 kicked off the 51st Grammys with new song Get on Your Boots and heavily-pregnant M.I.A., who was due to give birth on Sunday, performed Paper Planes/Swagga Like Us with rappers Lil Wayne, Jay-z, T.I. and Kanye West.

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