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Marc Anthony Sweeps 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Marc Anthony swept the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home 10 awards including Artist of the Year.Larry Marano / Getty Images

The Puerto Rican salsero and crooner from the Bronx, New York, Marc Anthony, swept the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking 10 awards home including Artist of the Year, Top Latin Album for "3.0," and Latin Airplay Song of the Year for "Vivir Mi Vida." The song set a Billboard 2014 record, spending 17 weeks as number one on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart.

"3.0" was Marc Anthony's first salsa album in a decade. He dedicated his "Artist of the Year" award to his children onstage, then told them to go to bed. The salsa star also got emotional, saying the awards were a real motivation to him.

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Marc Anthony swept the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home 10 awards including Artist of the Year.Larry Marano / Getty Images

The awards show, aired on Telemundo Thursday night. The Mexican group La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de Rene Camacho and bachata performer Prince Royce took several awards.

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MIAMI, FL - APRIL 24: La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, which took home several awards, poses backstage at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Bank United Center on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida.Aaron Davidson / Getty Images

Colombian singer Carlos Vives was awarded the Spirit of Hope Award for his advocacy of indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, and Italian Andrea Bocelli won a Lifetime Achievement Award for his many Latin interpretations through the years.

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MIAMI, FL - APRIL 24: Andrea Bocelli poses backstage at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Bank United Center on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Bocelli won the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Latin Music; he has several Spanish-language albums.Aaron Davidson / Getty Images
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