While the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards is about to be held April 27 later this year, finalists top the list of the award show have been announced. Leading the nominees is Puerto Rican reggaeton sensation Daddy Yankee who grabs 10 nominations, including that of Artist Of The Year, Hot Latin Songs Artist and Songwriter Of The Year.
Following close behind with nine nominations is Mexico's pop group RBD, which is soon followed by Shakira with eight nominations. After all there is Juanes and Puerto Rican artist Olga Tanon with five nominations each. The awards will be handed out in Miami and be broadcast live on Telemundo. Get the complete list of the awards nominees at http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/awards/index.jsp.