Univision Announces ‘Premio Lo Nuestro’ 2007 Nominees

Univision Announces ‘Premio Lo Nuestro’ 2007 Nominees

Pepe Aguilar, Marc Anthony, Ricardo Arjona, Aventura, Conjunto Primavera, Daddy Yankee, Vicente Fernández, Fonseca, Grupo Montez de Durango, Intocable, Juanes, Los Tigres del Norte, Maná, Víctor Manuelle, Jenni Rivera, and Joan Sebastian among Multiple Nominees


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Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 12, 2006–(NYSE: UVN)–The 19th Annual “Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina” (“Lo Nuestro” Latin Music Awards) nominees were announced today during a press conference televised live on the Univision Network morning show “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). As in years past, the hottest names in Latin music make up the list of nominees for the longest running and highest rated Latin music awards program in the U.S. “Premio Lo Nuestro” will be broadcast by the Univision Network on Thursday, February 22, 2007, from 8-11 pm ET/PT (7-10 pm Central) live from Miami’s American Airlines Arena.

Groups or artists with four nominations each include Puerto Rican salsa artists Marc Anthony and Víctor Manuelle, reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee, the rock group Maná, Colombian singer/songwriter Fonseca, urban music group N’Klabe, Mexican super-group Conjunto Primavera, norteño group Intocable, and Mexican banda artist Mariano Barba. Leading the competition in Regional Mexican categories is Grupo Montez de Durango with five nominations including “Album of the Year,” “Group or Duo of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Durangense Artist of the Year.”

Additional multiple nominees include pop music idols Ricardo Arjona (3) Christian Castro (3), duo Sin Bandera (3) and Thalía (2), tropical music group Aventura (3), Mexican rocker Alejandra Guzmán (3), and regional Mexican artists Jenni Rivera (3), Los Tigres del Norte (3), and Joan Sebastian (2) , Puerto Rican salsa stars India (2) and Tito Nieves (2), international pop sensation RBD (2), and multiple “Premio Lo Nuestro” award winner Olga Tañón (2).

Among other nominated superstars are Colombian recording artist Juanes, Puerto Rican pop icon Chayanne, TeleFutura’s hit singing competition “Objetivo Fama” winner Anaís, and Mexico’s legendary Vicente Fernández.

With finalists in 30 categories divided into the 5 most popular Latin music genres of pop, tropical, regional Mexican, rock and urban, along with the “Video of the Year”, “Premio Lo Nuestro” awards are bestowed annually to the very best talent in the Latin music industry. Music nominations are determined from charts compiled by the prominent recording industry trade magazine Radio & Records(R) for the time period of October 1, 2005, to September 30, 2006.

Starting today, Latin music fans can go to http://www.univision.com to cast their votes online and determine all of the “Premio Lo Nuestro” winners. By logging onto Univision.com (Uniclave: Premio) between now and January 11, 2007, they can vote for their favorite artists in all categories. Univision.com will also have a dedicated section on the website with exclusive coverage that includes artist profiles, streaming video and music clips of the nominees.

“Premio Lo Nuestro” is the highest-rated annual special among Hispanics in the United States with an average audience of 6.1 million Hispanic viewers, the 2006 telecast beat all other English or Spanish language awards programs. Year to year, it consistently beats the Academy Awards, Latin Billboard Music Awards, Emmy Awards, MTV’s Video Music Awards and the Golden Globes combined among all major demographics.

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Following is a complete list of 2007 “Premio Lo Nuestro” nominees by genre and category:

GÉNERO POP (POP GENRE)

Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)

1) Adentro, Ricardo Arjona

2) Días Felices, Christian Castro

3) El Sexto Sentido / Re+loaded, Thalía

4) Mañana, Sin Bandera

5) Nuestro Amor, RBD

Artista Masculino (Male Artist of the Year)

1) Chayanne

2) Christian Castro

3) Luis Fonsi

4) Ricardo Arjona

Artista Femenina (Female Artist of the Year)

1) Anaís

2) Julieta Venegas

3) Laura Pausini

4) Shakira

Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)

1) La 5ta Estación

2) RBD

3) Reik

4) Sin Bandera

Canción del Año (Song of the Year)

1) Amor Eterno, Christian Castro

2) No, No, No, Thalía y Anthony “Romeo” Santos de “Aventura”

3) Por Una Mujer, Luis Fonsi

4) Que Me Alcance la Vida, Sin Bandera

5) Te Echo de Menos, Chayanne

Solísta o Grupo Revelación del Año (New Soloist or Group of the Year)

1) Anaís

2) Camila

3) Chelo

4) Yuridia

GÉNERO ROCK (ROCK GENRE)

Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)

1) Amar es Combatir, Maná

2) Anoche, Babasónicos

3) Indeleble, Alejandra Guzmán

4) Pescado Original, Enanitos Verdes

5) Vida de Perros, Los Bunkers

Artista del Año (Artist of the Year)

1) Alejandra Guzmán

2) Babasónicos

3) Juanes

4) Maná

Canción del Año (Song of theYear)

1) Carismático, Babasónicos

2) Labios Compartidos, Maná

3) Lo Que Me Gusta a Mí, Juanes

4) Mariposas, Enanitos Verdes

5) Volverte a Amar, Alejandra Guzmán

GÉNERO TROPICAL (TROPICAL GENRE)

Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)

1) Decisión Unánime, Víctor Manuelle

2) Éxitos y Más, Monchy y Alexandra

3) I Love Salsa! – Edición Especial, N’Klabe

4) Sigo Siendo Yo, Marc Anthony

5) Soy Diferente, India

Artista Masculino (Male Artist of the Year)

1) Andy Andy

2) Fonseca

3) Marc Anthony

4) Tito Nieves

Artista Femenina (Female Artist of the Year)

1) Gisselle

2) India

3) Milly Quezada

4) Olga Tañón

Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)

1) Aventura

2) India y Checa

3) Monchy y Alexandra

4) N’Klabe y Víctor Manuelle

5) N’Klabe y Voltio

Canción del Año (Song of the Year)

1) Tu Amor Me Hace Bien, Marc Anthony

2) Amor de Una Noche, N’Klabe con Voltio

3) No Es Una Novela, Monchy y Alexandra

4) Nuestro Amor Se Ha Vuelto Ayer, Víctor Manuelle

5) Te Mando Flores, Fonseca

Tropical Merengue Artista del Año (Tropical Merengue Artist of the Year)

1) Grupo Manía

2) Limi-T 21

3) Olga Tañón

4) Chichi Peralta

Tropical Salsa Artista del Año (Tropical Salsa Artist of the Year)

1) Marc Anthony

2) Michael Stuart

3) Tito Nieves

4) Víctor Manuelle

Tropical Tradicional Artista del Año (Tropical Traditional Artist of the Year)

1) Andy Andy

2) Aventura

3) Fonseca

4) Monchy y Alexandra

Solísta o Grupo Revelación del Año (New Soloist or Group of the Year)

1) Fonseca

2) Marlon

3) Orlando Conga

GÉNERO REGIONAL MEXICANO (REGIONAL MEXICAN GENRE)

Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)

1) Algo de Mí, Conjunto Primavera

2) Aliado del Tiempo, Mariano Barba

3) Borrón y Cuenta Nueva, Grupo Montez de Durango

4) Historias Que Contar, Los Tigres del Norte

5) Los Super Éxitos – Lagrimillas Tontas, Grupo Montez de Durango

Artista Masculino (Male Artist of the Year)

1) El Chapo de Sinaloa

2) Joan Sebastián

3) Mariano Barba

4) Sergio Vega

Artista Femenina (Female Artist of the Year)

1) Alicia Villarreal

2) Diana Reyes

3) Graciela Beltrán

4) Jenni Rivera

Grupo o Dúo del Año (Group or Duo of the Year)

1) Conjunto Primavera

2) Grupo Montez de Durango

3) Intocable

4) Los Tigres del Norte

Canción del Año (Song of the Year)

1) Aliado del Tiempo, Mariano Barba

2) Algo de Mí, Conjunto Primavera

3) Alguien te Va a Hacer Llorar, Intocable

4) De Contrabando, Jenni Rivera

5) Lagrimillas Tontas, Grupo Montez de Durango

Artista Banda del Año (Banda Artist of the Year)

1) Mariano Barba

2) Beto y sus Canarios

3) Jenni Rivera

4) Joan Sebastian

Artista Durangense del Año (Durangense Artist of the Year)

1) Alacranes Musical

2) Grupo Montez de Durango

3) K-Paz de la Sierra

4) Patrulla 81

Artista Grupero del Año (Grupero Artist of the Year)

1) Bronco – El Gigante De América

2) Grupo Bryndis

3) Los Temerarios

4) Víctor García

Artista Norteño del Año (Norteño Artist of the Year)

1) Conjunto Primavera

2) Intocable

3) Los Huracanes del Norte

4) Los Tigres del Norte

Artista Ranchero del Año (Ranchero Artist of the Year)

1) Alicia Villarreal

2) Pablo Montero

3) Pepe Aguilar

4) Vicente Fernández

Artista Tejano del Año (Tejano Artist of the Year)

1) Bobby Pulido

2) Costumbre

3) Jimmy González

Solísta o Grupo Revelación del Año (New Soloist or Group of the Year)

1) Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense de Alfredo Ramirez

2) Los Cuen’s de Sinaloa

3) Chelín Ortiz

GÉNERO URBANO (URBAN GENRE)

Álbum del Año (Album of the Year)

1) Barrio Fino en Directo, Daddy Yankee

2) Flashback, Ivy Queen

3) Masterpiece, R.K.M. y Ken-Y

4) Pa’L Mundo Deluxe Edition, Wisín y Yandel

5) Top of the Line, Tito “El Bambino”

Artista del Año (Artist of the Year)

1) Daddy Yankee

2) Don Omar

3) Tito “El Bambino”

4) Wisin y Yandel

Canción del Año (Song of the Year)

1) Caile, Tito “El Bambino”

2) Down, R.K.M. y Ken-Y

3) Llamé Pa’ Verte, Wisin y Yandel

4) Machucando, Daddy Yankee

5) Rompe, Daddy Yankee

VIDEO DEL AÑO (VIDEO OF THE YEAR)

Artista, Video (Artist, Video)

1) Angelito, Don Omar

2) Labios Compartidos, Maná

3) Me Voy, Julieta Venegas

4) Mojado, Ricardo Arjona con Intocable

5) Ni Freud, Ni Tu Mamá, Belinda

6) Todos Me Miran, Gloria Trevi

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Univision Announces ‘Premio Lo Nuestro’ 2007 Nominees