Enrique Iglesias Sweeps Latin Billboard Awards with 9 Honors (@Enrique305)


Enrique Iglesias lives another intense week full of emotions, and ads more awards to his collection with the album SexAndLove. After tonight’s wins, Enrique has received 36 Latin Billboard Awards  throughout an outstanding career.

Following his arrival from Paraguay, marking his first visit in 18 years, Enrique confessed that, there is no feeling or award more special than the loyalty his fans have given him.His tour continues this weekend in Nicaragua and Cost Rica. Then Enrique rocks Mexico with shows in Veracruz, Torreon, Tijuana, and many more…

This week  Enrique realized a young Mexican student’s dream of attending Berlklee University. In a  press conference held for Miami’s top media, Enrique confessed his desire to study music, and using this scholarship to give back  to the fans that have shown so much love for the past 20 years.

Enrique Iglesias presented Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna a 23-year-old tenor saxophone student from Mexico City, as the recipient of the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship presented by The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®. Salinas-Reyna is set to commence her studies in fall 2015. Due to her lack of resources to finance the cost of tuition, she would not have been able to attend without the help of this scholarship co financed by the  Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation and four time Grammy winner Enrique Iglesias, presented April 29 at an event held at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami Beach, Florida.

Since the begining of his career, Enrique has been a dominant force in the Billboard Charts worldwide with hits like Cuando Me Enamoro, El Perdedor, I like It, Noche y Dia, Do You Know, Bailando and El Perdon. He is the artist with most number one singles with 26 hits to date. Enrique beat his own record of“Most Number Ones on Billboard’s Hot Latin Tracks Chart” with his Duet with Nicky Jam, “El Perdón”, by seizing the #1 spot on the respective chart. The multi-platinum international superstar holds more number ones than any other international artist in history. 

In this year’s  2015 Latin Billboard Music Awards, Enrique won:

“Latin Pop Songs” Artist of the Year
“Latin Pop Album” of the Year SexAndLove
“Latin Pop Albums” Artist of the Year  SexAndLove
“Hot Latin Song” Song of the Year Bailando
“Canción del Año”, Digital Bailando
“Canción del Año”, Streaming Bailando
“Hot Latin Song” Song of the Year Bailando
“Hot Latin Song” Vocal Colaboration Bailando
“Canción del Año”, Airplay Bailando

“It has been an incredible night, and I can’t help but continue to thank those who have inspired me, supported me, and believed in my crazy vision. To the fans that have grown up with me, I want you all to know that it’s a great honor to walk with you; there is still a lot music left to share and we still have a long way to go.”

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.