He may be known as Prince Royce… But Latin music’s rising star proved to be the king of the 9th Annual Premios Juventud Awards.
The 23-year-old Dominican-American bachata singer took home the night’s biggest haul at Thursday night’s awards show, earning a total of eight awards, including Voz del momento.
Prince Royce’s song “Las Cosas Pequeñas” took home the awards for La más pegajosa, Canción Corta-venas and Mi Ringtone Favorito.
During the show, which was held at the BankUnited Center in Miami, superstar also premiered his brand new song “Close to You” while floating atop the audience.
Meanwhile, former Aventura front man Romeo Santos picked up two awards: The Perfect Collaboration for his hit single featuring Usher, “Promise,” and Most Played Album for his first solo venture, Fórmula Vol 1
Other winners included Shakira, who won in the Best Moves category; Pitbull, who won The Best Urban Artist of The Year; and Sofia Vergara for Favorite Actress.