Christina Aguilera snatched two Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday night, but no one could compete with Puerto Rican quartet Son by Four, who won seven.
The pop salsa band behind the hit “A Puro Dolor” took home trophies at the Miami Beach, Florida, ceremony for Artist of the Year and Track of the Year, along with Pop Track of the Year. In the Tropical/Salsa category, they won for Group, New Artist, Album and Track of the Year, according to the Associated Press.
Aguilera won New Artist and Female Artist in the Pop Album category for Mi Reflejo. Enrique Iglesias also picked up two awards, including Latin Dance Maxi-Single for “Solo Me Importas Tu.”
Ricky Martin was shut out, while fellow crossover singer Marc Anthony took home one award for a greatest hits compilation. Gloria Estefan won Female Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year for Alma Caribena.
Other notable winners include sultry Colombian singer Shakira’s MTV Unplugged for Latin Rock Album, Carlos Vives’ El Amor de Mi Tierra for Male Tropical/Salsa Album and Luis Miguel’s Vivo for Male Pop Album.
Colombian group Los Tri-O dedicated their award for Pop Album of the Year for Mi Gloria, Eres Tu to peace in their home country, which has been struck with civil war.
Seasoned Mexican-American rock group Los Lobos were honored with the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award.
The ceremony will be broadcast on Sunday by Spanish-language network Telemundo.