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The 9th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music took place May 9 in Miami. Winners are determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs Billboard's weekly charts, including Top Latin Albums, and radio charts, including Hot Latin Tracks, during a one-year period from the issue dated Feb. 17, 2001 through the Feb. 9, 2002, issue.[1]

2002 Billboard Latin Music Awards
DateMay 09, 2002
VenueJackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, Florida

Contents

Hot Latin Songs of the YearEdit

Hot Latin Track of the YearEdit

Hot Latin Track of the Year, Vocal DuoEdit

Hot Latin Tracks Artist of the YearEdit

PeopleEdit

Pop Album of the Year, MaleEdit

Pop album of the year, femaleEdit

  • "Mi Corazon", Jaci Velasquez (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Live, The Last Concert-Houston, Texas Feb. 26, 1995", Selena (EMI Latin)
  • "Entre Tangos Y Mariachi", Rocío Dúrcal (BMG Latin)
  • "Huelo A Soledad", Ana Gabriel (Sony Discos)

Pop album of the year, groupEdit

  • "Shhh!", A. B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings (EMI Latin)[2]
  • "Somos Gitanos", Gipsy Kings (Nonesuch)
  • "Siempre En Mi Mente", Los Tri-O (BMG Latin)
  • "Embrace the Chaos", Ozomatli (Interscope)

Pop album of the year, new artistEdit

  • "Proxima Estacio..Esperanza", Manu Chao (Virgin)[2]
  • "Alexandre Pires", Alexandre Pires (BMG Latin)
  • "Pachanga", King Africa (Fonovisa)
  • "Si Se", Si Se (Luaka Bop/Virgin)

Latin pop airplay track of the yearEdit

  • "Abrázame Muy Fuerte", Juan Gabriel (BMG Latin)[2]
  • "Como Se Cura Una Herida", Jaci Velasquez (Sony Discos)
  • "Azul", Cristian (BMG Latin)
  • "Suerte", Shakira (Sony Discos)

Top Latin albums artist of the yearEdit

  • Marc Anthony (Sony Discos)[2]
  • A.B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings (EMI Latin)
  • Vicente Fernández (Sony Discos)
  • Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)

Latin rock album of the yearEdit

  • "Proxima Estacion...Esperanza", Manu Chao (Virgin)[2]
  • "Embrace The Chaos", Ozomatli (Interscope)
  • "Cuando La Sangre Galopa", Jaguares (BMG Latin)
  • "MTV Unplugged", La Ley (Warner Latina)

Tropical/salsa album of the year, maleEdit

  • "Libre", Marc Anthony (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Dejame Entrar", Carlos Vives (EMI Latin)
  • "Instinto Y Deseo", Víctor Manuelle (Sony Discos)
  • "Intenso", Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)

Tropical/salsa album of the year, femaleEdit

  • "Yo Por Ti", Olga Tañón (Warner Latina)[2]
  • "8", Gisselle (BMG Latin)
  • "Corazon De Mujer", Melina León (Sony Discos)
  • "La Negra Tiene Tumbao", Celia Cruz (Sony Discos)

Tropical/salsa album of the year, groupEdit

  • "Coleccion Romantica", Juan Luis Guerra 440 (Karen/Universal Latino)[2]
  • "Mania 2050", Grupomania (Universal Latino)
  • "Calle Sabor, Esquina Amor", Limi-t 21 (EMI Latin)
  • "Americanizao", Fulanito (Cutting)

Tropical/salsa album of the year, new artistEdit

  • "Yo Si Me Enamore", Huey Dunbar (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Multiplicame", Fuerza Juvenil (Mas Music)
  • "Tortilla Party", El Vacilon De La Manana (J&N)
  • "Joseph Fonseca", Joseph Fonseca (Karen/Universal Latino)

Tropical/salsa airplay track of the yearEdit

  • "Me Da Lo Mismo", Víctor Manuelle (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Pero No Me Ama", Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)
  • "Me Libere", El Gran Combo (Combo)
  • "Pueden Decir", Gilberto Santa Rosa (Sony Discos)

Regional Mexican album of the year, maleEdit

  • "Despreciado", Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "En Vivo:Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara", Joan Sebastian (Balboa)
  • "Sufriendo A Solas", Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)
  • "Lo Mejor De Nosotros", Pepe Aguilar (Balboa)

Regional Mexican album of the year, male groupEdit

  • "Ansia De Amar", Conjunto Primavera (Fonovisa)[2]
  • "Contigo Por Siempre...", Banda El Recodo (Fonovisa)
  • "Uniendo Fronteras", Los Tigres del Norte (Fonovisa)
  • "En Vivo..El Hombre Y Su Musica", Ramon Ayala Y Sus Bravos Del Norte (Freddie)

Regional Mexican album of the year, female group or female solo artistEdit

Regional Mexican album of the year, new artistEdit

  • "Despreciado", Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Sufriendo A Solas", Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)
  • "Fuerza Musical", Palomo (Disa)
  • "Homenaje A Chalino Sánchez", Jessie Morales:El Original De La Sierra (Univision)

Regional Mexican airplay track of the yearEdit

  • "Y Llegaste Tu", Banda El Recodo (Fonovisa)[2]
  • "No Me Conoces Aun", Palomo (Disa)
  • "No Te Podias Quedar", Conjunto Primavera (Fonovisa)
  • "Despreciado", Lupillo Rivera (Sony Discos)

Latin greatest hits album of the yearEdit

  • "Historia De Un Idolo Vol. 1", Vicente Fernández (Sony Discos)[2]
  • "Historia Musical Romantica", Grupo Bryndis (Disa)
  • "La Historia", Ricky Martin (Sony Discos)
  • "Historia Musical", Los Angeles Azules (Disa)

Latin compilation album of the yearEdit

  • "No. 1: Un Ano De Exitos", Various Artists (Sony Discos/Warner Latina)[2]
  • "Bachatahits 2001", Various Artists (J&N/Sony Discos)
  • "Billboard Latin Music Awards 2001", Various Artists (BMG Latin)
  • "Merenhits 2001", Various Artists (J&N/Sony Discos)

Latin jazz album of the yearEdit

  • Latin Spirits, Poncho Sanchez (Concord Picante)[2]
  • Calle 54, Soundtrack (Blue Note/Capitol)
  • Volume 3-New Congo Square, Los Hombres Calientes (Basin Street)
  • Supernova, Gonzalo Rubalcaba (Blue Note/Capitol)

Latin dance club play track of the yearEdit

  • "Heroe (Remixes)", Enrique Iglesias (Interscope)[2]
  • "Play (Remixes)", Jennifer Lopez (Epic)
  • "Guitarra G", Banda Sonora (Tommy Boy)
  • "Out Of Nowhere", Gloria Estefan (Epic)

Latin dance maxi-single of the yearEdit

Latin rap album of the yearEdit

  • "El General Is Back", El General (Mock & Roll/Lideres)[2]
  • "De Nuevos A Viejos", Wisin & Yandel (BM/Aponte)
  • "Vivo", Vico-C (EMI Latin)
  • "Mundo Frio", Lito & Polaco (Pina)

Publisher of the yearEdit

(Songs that charted during the tracking period.)

  • WB, ASCAP[2]
  • Vander, ASCAP
  • Edimonsa, ASCAP
  • BMG Songs, ASCAP

Publishing corporation of the yearEdit

  • Warner/Chappell Music[2]
  • Sony/ATV Music
  • EMI Music
  • BMG Music

Special awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit