Press Release
  • April 27, 2018

LUIS FONSI WINNER OF SEVEN 2018 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS FOR HIS GLOBAL HIT “DESPACITO”

 

LUIS FONSI

WINNER OF SEVEN 2018 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS FOR HIS GLOBAL HIT “DESPACITO”

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HOT LATIN SONG OF
THE YEAR

HOT LATIN SONG OF
THE YEAR, VOCAL EVENT

HOT LATIN SONGS
ARTIST OF THE YEAR, MALE

DIGITAL SONG OF
THE YEAR

AIRPLAY SONG OF
THE YEAR

STREAMING SONG OF
THE YEAR

LATIN POP SONG OF
THE YEAR

THE MULTI-AWARD ARTIST CAPTIVATED THE AUDIENCE WITH A VERY SPECIAL
RENDITION OF HIS NEW SMASHING HIT “ECHAME LA CULPA” WITH LATIN STARS KAROL G
AND PATY CANTÚ

FONSI WILL CONTINUE HIS ACCLAIMED “LOVE AND DANCE WORLD TOUR” IN
BRAZIL, PANAMA, PUERTO RICO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, AND ECUADOR

LAS VEGAS, NV. (Thursday, April 26, 2018). – It was another incredible night for Luis Fonsi who was honored with seven Billboard Latin Music Awards 2018 for his global phenomenon “DESPACITO” with Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, in the categories Hot Latin Song of The Year, Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event, Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year – Male, Digital Song of the Year, Airplay Song of the Year, Streaming Song of the Year, and Latin Pop Song of the Year. The awards gala was held at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in the city of Las Vegas and broadcasted on Telemundo network.

In addition to receiving multiple awards, Fonsi performed one of the most acclaimed numbers of the night singing a special and unique version of his new global hit “Échame La Culpa” with Latin artists Karol G and Paty Cantú, who, surrounded by a stunning and colorful stage design and a large group of dancers, managed to get everyone in the arena out of the chairs to dance.

With numerous awards and unprecedented achievements, Fonsi continues to cross borders and make history with his music. This week, “Despacito” completed 52 weeks at # 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Song list, one year being the most listened-to single of Latin music, another historic milestone worthy of celebration.

Fonsi has recently been nominated for the Billboard Music Awards 2018 in seven categories as well as the MTV MIAMW awards in the “Hit of The Year” category for “Échame La Culpa.”

In May and June, Fonsi will continue his successful “Love & Dance World Tour,” in several countries including Brazil, Panama, Puerto Rico, Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Dates below:

MAY

4 – SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

5 – CURITIBA, BRAZIL

6 – RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

24 – PANAMA, PANAMA

JUNE

1 – SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

2 – SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

9 – ALTOS DE CHABON, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

14 – QUITO, ECUADOR

16 –
GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR