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Nicky Jam Wins Big at 2016 Latin Billboard Awards

by Brian Latimer /
Singer Nicky Jam turns back towards the audience after receiving his seventh award at the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida.Wilfredo Lee / AP

Nicky Jam' and Enrique Iglesias' wildly popular song "El Perdón" won six awards last night at the 2016 Latin Billboard Awards, making it them the biggest winners Thursday night.

"El Perdón" won nearly every category it was nominated for and took home awards for Airplay Song of the Year, Latin Rhythm Song of the Year, Solo Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Digital Latin Song of the Year, Streaming Song of the Year and Hot Latin Song of the Year at a Vocal Event. Nicky Jam won a seventh award for Solo Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year.

 Singers Juan Gabriel, left, and Juanes, perform a song together during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Wilfredo Lee / AP

Music legend Juan Gabriel won several awards including Tour of the Year, Top Latin Album of the Year and Top Male Latin Albums Artist of the Year. Both of his albums, Los Dúo and Mis Número 1: 40 Aniversario were both nominated for Latin Pop Album of the year, and he won that category.

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Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes Del Rancho, whose lead singer died tragically in a high-speed car accident in February, posthumously won an award for New Artist of the Year.

Mexican rock group Maná won four awards last night, some of which are the Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year for a Duo or Group, Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year for a Duo or Group, Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Yearfor a Duo or Group. Their song "Mi Verdad," which features Colombian singer Shakira, took home the Latin Pop Song of the Year Award.

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