SESAC’s Nicky Jam Wins Big at 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards
SESAC songwriter/artist Nicky Jam was a big winner at the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards, collecting six trophies each including Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event, Airplay Song of the Year, Digital Song of the Year, Streaming Song of the Year, Latin Rhythm Song of the Year and Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo. After thanking God, his genre Latina, Billboard and the people of Colombia and Puerto Rico, Nicky Jam gave a shout-out to his father, who he was separated from for much of his childhood. “I never brought home to you a medal from school,” he said. “But here is your medal, Papi.”
This 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards aired live on the Telemundo network from the BankUnited Center in Miami.