These Latinos Won at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Image: Romeo Santos at Barclays Center
Romeo Santos performs at the Barclays Center on July 12th, 2015.Kelly Carrion

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By Brian Latimer

Three Latino artists took home some Billboard 2016 awards.

Romeo Santos, known for leading the Bachata group Aventura, won Top Latin Artist at the 2016 Billboard Awards for the second year in a row.

File photo of singer Nicky Jam during the Latin Billboard Awards, which took place last month, (April 28, 2016).Wilfredo Lee / AP

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Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias' hit tune “El Perdón” won Top Latin Song, marking the seventh Billboard Award for duo's international smash hit.

Juan Gabriel won Top Latin Album for Los Dúo — again — at the Billboards. His album Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario was also nominated in the same category.

Singer Demi Lovato performs "Cool For The Summer" on stage at the 2016 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 22, 2016.MARIO ANZUONI / Reuters

Among the performers were Demi Lovato, who performed her song “Cool for the Summer.” Lovato sported a shirt with a symbol often associated with the transgender bathroom debate, showing her support for the trans* community.

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