Christian Nodal Wins Two Awards at the Premios de la Radio

Christian Nodal is the reyof radio…

This year’s Premios de la Radio have been doled out, recognizing the best of Regional Mexican music, with the 20-year-old Mexican singer and songwriter taking home two awards.

Christian Nodal

Nodal nabbed Male Artist of the Year and Mariachi Song of the Year for his single “De Los Besos Que Te Di.” 

Banda MStook home the night’s biggest prize… Artist of the Year. The Mexican band was also named Banda of the Year

Other winners included Calibre 50El Fantasma, rising urban corrido artist Natanael Cano and Ana Barbara, who won Female Artist of the Year, a category that returned after three years. 

Gloria Trevi was the night’s opening act, performing a cumbia version of her single “Abranse Perras,” produced exclusively for the event by producer Toy Selectah of Control Machete. Trevi was also recognized with a special award for Highest Rated Female Mexican Star in the World.

Various tributes to place Thursday night, including a heartfelt homage by Banda MS to the late Mexican singer José José.Grupo BroncoLos Huracanes del Norteand Pancho Barrazaalso received tributes. 

Following performances by La AdictivaLos Angeles AzulesLegado 7, and others, the awards show came to an end with a special cumbia tribute to the late Selena Quintanilla with a medley performanceby Belinda(“Baila Esta Cumbia”), Chiquis(“Techno Cumbia”), Edith Marquez(“No Debes Jugar”) and Ana Barbara(“Fotos y Recuerdos”). 

Here’s the complete winner’s list:

Artist of the Year: Banda MS
Female Artist of the Year:Ana Bárbara
Male Artist of the Year: Christian Nodal
Banda of the Year: Banda MS
Banda Song of the Year: “A través del vaso” Banda los Sebastianes
Mariachi Song of the Year: “De los besos que te di” Christian Nodal
Norteño Song of the Year: “Simplemente Gracias” Calibre 50
Sierreña Song of the Year: “Lluvia en tus pestañas” Virlán García
Collaboration of the Year: “Amor a Primera Vista” Los Ángeles Azules, Belinda, Horacio Palencia y Lalo Ebratt
Corrido of the Year: “Aerolíneas Carrillo” Gerardo Ortiz y T3r Elemento
Urban Corrido of the Year: “El de la Codeína” Natanael Cano
From social media to the radio: Herencia de Patrones
Norteño Group of the Year: Grupo Firme
Sierreño Group or Artist of the Year: Fuerza Régida
Orgullo Latino Award: El Fantasma
Revelation of the Year:  Carín León

La Adictiva Earns Eighth No. 1 on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Songs Airplay Chart with “El Amor De Mi Vida”

La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas’ is back at the top of the charts…

The banda sinaloense’s “El Amor De Mi Vida” rises to the summit of Billboard’s Regional Mexican Songs airplay chart with a 3-1 rise on the July 6-dated chart.

La-Adictiva

The song traces its jump to an 8% increase in audience impressions (to 8 million) logged in the week ending June 30, according to Nielsen Music.

“We are beyond happy and grateful with our audience for making this happen,” Guillermo Garza, lead vocalist of the band, tells Billboard. “Every time we release a single, it becomes a new dream with the objective of reaching the top and for our listeners to learn to love it. When that happens, well, it fills us with great satisfaction!”

“El Amor De Mi Vida” becomes La Adictiva’s eighth No. 1 overall (and fifth straight crown) dating back to May 2011 when “Te Amo y Te Amo” arrived at the top in its 16th week and reigned for nine nonconsecutive weeks; its longest charting title at No. 1.

“El Amor De Mi Vida” is the third single off their upcoming album and follows “Con Todo Lo Incluido,” a former No. 1 (March 30-dated tally).

The new ballad, written by Horacio Placencia, also secures a top 10 spot on the Latin Airplaylist, climbing 12-8. La Adictiva collects its eighth top 10 on that chart.