Billboard Latin Music Awards 2019: All of the Best Performances, Biggest Winners and Most Memorable Moments

Here's how things went down inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards delivered! 

On Thursday night, the hottest acts in Latin music united at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, to honor the incredible work they've done over the past year -- and ET was live blogging along the way. 

ET Live was on the red carpet with Latinx artists like Becky G, CNCO, Karol G, Reik and Anitta before the show, when ETonline brought you the night's biggest highlights. 

Marc Anthony, Ozuna, Luis Fonsi, J Balvin, Rosalía, Sean Paul, Bad Bunny took the stage to perform -- but it was Ozuna who was the event's clear winner, with 11 total awards on Thursday. The reggaetonero broke records for the most wins in one night, but also made a big impact with his performances. Check out the night's biggest moments below. 

Carlos Vives Brings the Show to a Close

Carlos Vives brings the night to a close with a jammin' performance of "Si Me Das Tu Amor" with Wisin -- giving the audience one last song to dance to. 

Artist of the Year Goes to...


The reggaetonero is seemingly taking home every award tonight -- or at least the majority. Ozuna's win for Artist of the Year brings his total to 11, breaking the record for most wins in one year. 

Wrapping Up on an Electric Note

Ozuna, DJ Snake, Daddy Yankee and Anuel AA gave us one of the most captivating, electric performances of the night, with a medley of "Taki Taki" and "Baila, Baila, Baila." 

Romeo Santos Can't Believe He Beat Marc Anthony

Romeo Santos couldn't believe he ended up beating Marc Anthony (and Carlos Vives and Prince Royce) in a category -- but he did, for Tropical Artist of the Year, Solo. 

In his acceptance speech, the 37-year-old singer said he knows that urban music is having a moment, and he himself has benefited from it, but tropical artists have to keep working hard. 

Bad Bunny Wins Top Social Artist

Bad Bunny beat out Anitta, Anuel AA and Lali for his latest award, which he joked he didn't know he won because he was on Instagram. Fitting for our new Social Artist of the Year! 

Anuel AA and Karol G End Their Performance With a Makeout Session

The couple of the night started off their sultry performance of "Secreto" and "Culpables" wrapped around each other on a sexy platform before taking their moves closer to the audience. Plenty of PDA and bumpin' and grinding followed, before they ended their performance by taking a makeout-filled shower on stage. Yup!

Aventura Wins Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

After their big Romeo Santos performance, Aventura wins Tropical Artist of the Year, Duo or Group! 

"We back, baby, you know how we do!" they shout while accepting their award.

Ozuna Just Keeps Winning

Casper Mágico, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna and Bad Bunny's "Te Boté" win Hot Latin Song of the Year -- giving Ozuna yet another award tonight. 

Juan Luis Guerra Gets a Touching Tribute

The Dominican artist gets a heartfelt tribute with performances of "Burbujas de Amor" by Kate Garcia, "La Travesia" by Fonseca and "Ojala Que Llueva Cafe" by Pedro Capo. 

Juanes then hopped back on stage to present the legend with a special award. 

A standing ovation followed, as Guerra thanked his family, his team and the Dominican Republic. 

Luis Fonsi Gets Us Dancing With "Date La Vuelta"

Luis Fonsi, Sebastian Yatra and Nicky Jam are getting us out of our chairs with their hip-shaking performance of "Date La Vuelta." 

Reik, Ozuna & Wisin Take Home Latin Pop Song of the Year

"Me Niego" was the winning track in the Latin Pop Song of the Year category, which included Enrique Iglesias and Bad Bunny's "El Baño," Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato's "Echáme La Culpa" and Shakira and Maluma's "Clandestino." 

Reik, Ozuna and Wisin took the stage to accept the award together. 

Bad Bunny Pumps Up the Crowd

Arriving on the stage on a floating jetski is none other than Bad Bunny, who livens up the crowd with his performances of "200 MPH" and "Tenemos Que Hablar." 

Raymix Wins Regional Mexican Song of the Year

Regional Mexican Song of the Year goes to Raymix -- who sang his acceptance speech for "Oye Mujer." ¡Felicidades!

Romeo Santos Gives Bewitching Performance

We were promised a bewitching performance by Romeo Santos, and he delivered! Performances of "Inmortal" with Aventura and "La Demanda" got the audience cheering loud. 

Natti Natasha Wins Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female

In a stacked category with Becky G, Jennifer Lopez and Karol G, Natti Natasha won Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Female. The 32-year-old singer was unfortunately unable to make the show, however, as she's sick. 

"I hope to resume my schedule as soon as possible," she wrote on her Instagram Story. 

CNCO Plays "Pretend"

Hot off their win, the boy band dances it out with a high-energy performance of "Pretend," dressed in coordinating red and highlighter yellow looks. 

Banda MS Brings the Passion

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga brings the heartfelt passion we've yet to see on the stage with their songs "El Color de Tus Ojos" and "Por Siempre Mi Amor." 

Daddy Yankee Wins Digital Song of the Year

DY takes home Digital Song of the Year for "Dura" -- but isn't here to accept his award. That doesn't stop Gabi Espino and Carlos Vives from dancing to his song, however!

Ozuna and Nicky Jam Perform "Te Robaré"

Ozuna and Nicky Jam do their song "Te Robaré" justice with a dynamic performance on the stage -- proving why it's become such a hit!

Carlos Vives Helps Introduce His 'Favorite Band' ChocQuibTown

Carlos Vives is here to introduce his "favorite band," ChocQuibTown, who give us another introduction -- presenting the award for Regional Mexican Artist of the Year, Duo or Group to Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga. 

CNCO Wins Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group

CNCO are winners at their third consecutive Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home the Latin Pop Artist of the Year, Duo or Group over Maná, Piso 21 and Reik.

J Balvin Dominates With Two Performances

Rosalia, El Guincho and J Balvin are here to mesmerize the crowd with their performance of "Con Altura" -- before Sean Paul arrives to sing his song with Balvin, "Contra La Pared." 

Ozuna Wins Award No. 2!

Ozuna gets his second award of the night with Tropical Song of the Year for his song with Romeo Santos, "Sobredosis!"

Becky G and Anitta Heat Things Up

Becky G and Anitta teased their performance of "Banana" would be just like the sexy music video -- and they're right! 

The ladies spice up the stage with a sultry performance of their new track. 

Anuel AA Takes Home New Artist of the Year

Anuel AA is our New Artist of the Year, beating out his fiancee, Karol G. He keeps his speech short but gives a sweet shout-out to his lady love!

Ozuna Wins Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo

Ozuna wins his first award of the night for Latin Rhythm Artist of the Year, Solo -- and we have a feeling he'll win many more, as he leads the night's nominations with a total of 23 nods in 15 categories.

Sebastian Yatra and Reik Hit the Stage

Sebastián Yatra and Reik slow things down with the television performance premiere of their song "Un Año."

Bad Bunny Sings It Out!

Adriel Favela and Javier Rosas perform their song "La Escuela No Me Gustó" before tossing it back to Gaby Espino and Bad Bunny -- who can't help but sing it out. 

J Balvin and Nicky Jam Win Airplay Song of the Year

The award for Airplay Song of the Year goes to Nicky Jam and J Balvin for their song "X" -- and it's one big love fest.  

"Muchas gracias familia!" Nicky says before giving thanks to Balvin.

"You are a brother, you are a friend," Balvin reciprocates before they hug it out. 

Bad Bunny Presents the Night's First Award

Bad Bunny and Gabi Espino present the award for Hot Latin Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group to Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga! 

Marc Anthony's Up Next!

Marc Anthony is up next -- slaying the stage with the sweet sounds of "Parecen Viernes." 

The Show Officially Starts!

Wisin & Yandel and Romeo Santos take the stage to open the show with "Aullando" -- and the audience is on their feet!

Luis Fonsi Praises Ozuna's Time 100 Honor

"[I feel] proud of all my brothers, Ozuna, Yankee, Bad Bunny, what these guys are doing, they're breaking records, we're breaking barriers," he gushes on the red carpet. "I'm proud of them and we're having fun." 

Pedro Capo on Alicia Keys' 'Con Calma' Remix

Capo's just as obsessed with Alicia Keys' "Con Calma" remix as we are!

"She was in Tulum, Mexico... she wanted to be a part of it," he said of how quickly the remix came together. "The song has blessed me in so many ways, and nothing has been forced." 

He's also got a lot of gratitude for Rosalia for giving Keys a couple Spanish lessons. 

"Thank you, Rosalia, man! Helping my girl out!" he says. 

J Balvin Teases Even More Collabs

The Colombian singer is at the top of everyone's lists for collaborations, and he's open to working with anyone.

"Embrace our culture and try to take it to another level," he says of what it takes to get a song in the works. 

Next up is his track with Chris Brown and Tyga. "Of course, we need to keep throwing hits for the summer," he says. 

And fresh off Balvin's set at Coachella -- which he said was 15 years in the making -- the reggaetonero is feeling humble. "I think we have to represent the culture and the movement and we have to show love to the OG's who opened up the doors for us," he shares.

Karol G and Anuel AA Gush Over Engagement

Karol G and Anuel AA are here -- and opening up about their engagement. 

"There are no words to explain," Anuel says when asked about their happiness after taking their relationship to the next level. 

As for their performance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Karol teases it'll be "hot." 

Anitta Gets Ready to Bring 'Banana' to the Stage

"We're bringing part of the music video to the stage," she teases of her "Banana" performance with Becky G at the awards show. 

Rosalia Blushes Over Bad Bunny Romance Rumors

"We're gong to perform 'Con Altura,'" Rosalia teases of her performance during the show with J Balvin and El Guincho. "There's a lot of dance, and I think it's going to be amazing."

The 25-year-old can't help but blush over questions about a possible romance with another artist -- Bad Bunny. "What do you mean? He's a friend, a good friend. I love his music," she says. 

As for her upcoming collab with Alicia Keys, Rosalia says it's been fun teaching the GRAMMY winner some Spanish. "She's very funny. She's a friend of mine," Rosalia shares. 

Sean Paul Is 'Looking Forward to Blazin' It'

"I didn't think I was going to reach that far that quickly," Paul tells ET of his and J Balvin's song, "Contra La Pared." 

The 46-year-old artist can't wait to hit the stage. "I'm looking forward to blazin' it," he teases. 

CNCO Hits the Red Carpet

ET's Denny Directo and Grecia Lopez are catching up with CNCO on the red carpet ahead of the show, who admit that they didn't expect their three nominations -- or being asked to perform. 

"We never imagined we'd have three nominations... we're super excited and super happy," they rave. 

The Billboard Latin Music Awards aired live on Thursday starting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Telemundo.