J Balvin Wins Big at Heat Latin Music Awards 2017
J Balvin performs at Miami Bash 2017 at American Airlines Arena on April 23, 2017 in Miami.
Latino artists with the most popular videos were recognized for the third consecutive year at the Heat Latin Music Awards, which took palace June 8 at Playa Juanillo beach in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic.
Organized by Latin American music video channel HTV, the awards recognize the most-played artists on the channel.
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J Balvin dominated with three awards, including a win in the video of the year category. Carlos Vives followed Balvin with two trophies: best tropical artist and the golden award, the latter handed out by last year's winner Ricardo Montaner.
Salsa singer Victor Manuelle won the Compromiso (Commitment) award. The best new artist award went to boy band CNCO and Fanny Lu won the best female artist category.
See the full winner list below:
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Alexis y Fido - Una en un millon” J Balvin - “Bobo” -- WINNER Chino & Nacho feat. Daddy Yankee - “Andas en mi Cabeza” Farruko - “Chillax” Bomba Estereo - “Soy Yo” Sebastian Yatra - “Traicionera” Alejandro Sanz & Marc Anthony - “Deja que te Bese” Cultura Profetica - “Le Da Igual”
BEST ARTIST MALE
Farruko J Balvin--WINNER Maluma Fonseca Jencarlos Canela Marc Anthony
BEST ARTIST FEMALE Marielle Hazlo Karol G Fanny Lu -- WINNER Adriana Lucia Mirella Cesa Lali Esposito
BEST DUO OR GROUP
Alkalis Cultura Profetica Piso 21 Chino & Nacho -- WINNER ChoQuibTown Gente de Zona
BEST ROCK ARTIST Juanes -- WINNER Caramelos de Cianuro Bomba Estereo Lasso Aterciopelados Leon Larregui
BEST POP ARTIST Reik Jesse & Joy -- WINNER Manuel Medrano Andres Cepeda Tommy Torres Lali Esposito
BEST URBAN ARTIST
Farruko J Balvin -- WINNER Maluma Zion & Lennox Alexis y Fido Nicky Jam
BEST TROPICAL ARTIST
Jonathan Moly Eddie Herrera Carlos Vives -- WINNER Fonseca Victor Manuelle Marc Anthony
BEST ARTIST - NORTH Joey Montana Prince Royce Wisin Farruko -- WINNER Gente de Zona Juan Magan
BEST ARTIST - ANDEAN
Carlos Vives J Balvin Malaga Sebastian Yatra -- WINNER San Luis Mike Bahia
BEST NEW ARTIST
Ancud CNCO -- WINNER Ozuna Gabriel Alejandro Gonzalez Sixto Rein
BEST ARTIST SOUTH
Lali Esposito - WINNER