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BMI Writers Take 64% of 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards Nominations

Posted in News on August 28, 2013
The late Jenni Rivera is one of the most nominated artists this year.
The late Jenni Rivera is one of the most nominated artists this year.

Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates the nominees of the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards (also known as Premios Billboard a la Música Mexicana), set to broadcast live on Telemundo on October 9 from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. The nominations were announced late last week during the show Un Nuevo Día on Telemundo.

Norteño star Gerardo Ortiz leads the pack with a total of 12 nominations in key categories and is followed closely by the late Jenni Rivera, who received nine nods, including “Artist of the Year,” “Digital Download Artist of the Year” and “Album of the Year,” a category in which she’s nominated twice, for La Misma Gran Señora and Joyas Prestadas: Banda. Roberto Tapia, another standout banda star, earned seven nominations while La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho clinched six

Nominees are chosen based on their Billboard rankings. The regional Mexican genre has long been the top-selling Latin genre in the United States and shows no signs of slowing down.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Artist of the Year:
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho
Gerardo Ortiz
Jenni Rivera
Voz de Mando

Artist of the Year, New:
Banda La Trakalosa
Hnos. Vega Jr.
Jesus Ojeda y Sus Parientes
Roberto Junior y Su Bandeño

Artist of the Year, Male:
Gerardo Ortiz
Joan Sebastian
Roberto Tapia
Noel Torres

Artist of the Year, Female:
Ana Bárbara
Lucero
Jenni Rivera
América Sierra

Artist of the Year, Duo or Group:
Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
Calibre 50
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho
Voz de Mando

Song of the Year:
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho “Cabecita Dura”
Gerardo Ortiz “Solo Vine a Despedirme”
Roberto Tapia “Mirando Al Cielo”
Voz de Mando “Y Ahora Resulta”

Song of the Year, Vocal Event:
3BallMTY featuring América Sierra & Smoky “Besos Al Aire”
Calibre 50 featuring Banda Carnaval “Gente Batallosa”
Colmillo Norteño featuring Banda Tierra Sagrada “El Bueno y El Malo”
América Sierra Featuring 3BallMTY “Por Que El Amor Manda”

Songs Artist of the Year:
Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho
Gerardo Ortiz
Jenni Rivera

Airplay Artist of the Year:
Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho
La Original Banda el Limón de Salvador Lizárraga
Gerardo Ortiz

Digital Download Artist of the Year:
3BallMTY
Gerardo Ortiz
Jenni Rivera
Selena

Album of the Year:
Gerardo Ortiz, El Primer Ministro
Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Señora
Jenni Rivera, Joyas Prestadas: Banda
Various Artists, Las Bandas Románticas de América 2013

Albums Artist of the Year:
Calibre 50
Julión Alvarez y Su Norteño Banda
Gerardo Ortiz
Jenni Rivera

Banda Song of the Year:
Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga “La Mejor de Todas”
Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga “Sin Respiración”
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho “Cabecita Dura”
Roberto Tapia “Mirando al Cielo”

Banda Album of the Year:
Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Señora
Jenni Rivera, Joyas Prestadas: Banda
Various Artists, Banda #1’s 2012
Various Artists, Las Bandas Románticas de América 2013

Banda Artist of the Year:
Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de René Camacho
Jenni Rivera
Roberto Tapia

Norteño Song of the Year:
Gerardo Ortiz “Solo Vine a Despedirme”
Pesado “Mi Promesa”
Noel Torres “Adivina”
Voz de Mando “Y Ahora Resulta”

Norteño Album of the Year:
Intocable, En Peligro de Extinción
Gerardo Ortiz, El Primer Ministro
Gerardo Ortiz, Sold Out: En Vivo Desde El NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live
Voz de Mando, Y Ahora Resulta

Norteño Artist of the Year:
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz
Intocable
Voz de Mando

Ranchero/Mariachi Album of the Year:
Vicente Fernández, Hoy
Ana Gabriel, Un Mariachi En Altos de Chavón
Lucero & Joan Sebastian, Un Lu*Jo
Joan Sebastian, 13 Celebrando El 13

Ranchero/Mariachi Artist of the Year:
Pepe Aguilar
Vicente Fernández
Lucero
Joan Sebastian

Duranguense/Grupero/Cumbia Song of the Year:
El Trono de México “Nube Blanca”
Los Canarios de Michoacán “Todo y Nada”
Roberto Junior y Su Bandeño “El Coco No”
Tierra Cali “Sin Ti No Vivo”

Duranguense/Grupero/Cumbia Album of the Year:
Conjunto Primavera, Iconos: 25 Éxitos
Los Bukis, Iconos: 25 Años
Los Temerarios, Mi Vida Sin Ti
Tierra Cali, Entrégate

Duranguense/Grupero/Cumbia Artist of the Year:
3BallMTY
El Trono de México
Los Bukis
Tierra Cali

Compilation Album of the Year:
Banda #1’s 2012
Las Bandas Románticas de América 2013
Trankazos 2013
Radio Éxitos: El Disco del Año 2012

Airplay Record Label of the Year:
Discos Sabinas
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Venemusic

Airplay Imprint of the Year:
DEL
Disa
Discos Sabinas
Fonovisa

Albums Record Label of the Year:
Freddie
Sony Music Latin
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Virtus

Albums Imprint of the Year:
Bad Sin
Disa
Fonovisa

Songwriter of the Year:
Luciano Luna Díaz
Isidro Chávez “Espinoza Paz” Espinoza
Gerardo Ortiz
Roberto Tapia

Producer of the Year:
Jesus Tirado Castañeda
Gerardo Ortiz
Roberto Tapia
Fernando Camacho Tirado

Publisher of the Year:
Arpa Musical, LLC, BMI
DEL Melodies, BMI
Marcha Musical Corporation, BMI
Roberto Tapia Publishing, BMI

Pub Corporation of the Year:
Arpa Music
Sony/ATV Music
Universal Music
Vander Music