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Don Omar, Prince Royce top Billboard Latin Awards

Singer Don Omar lifts awards for Latin Pop Song of the Year and Latin Rhythm Song of the Year, Solo artist, during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Singer Don Omar lifts awards for Latin Pop Song of the Year and Latin Rhythm Song of the Year, Solo artist, during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

CORAL GABLES, Fla (AP) — Puerto Rican native Don Omar and the Bronx's Prince Royce have taken top honors at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Each received eight awards. They are among a growing group of Latin artists who mix English and Spanish into their songs.

Pitbull smiles after accepting the award for the Song of the Year by a male performer during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Pitbull smiles after accepting the award for the Song of the Year by a male performer during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Mexico's Mana took home five awards, while Colombian pop star Shakira earned four.

Cristian Castro accepts the Album of the Year award by a male artist during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Cristian Castro accepts the Album of the Year award by a male artist during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas group won best new artist.

Thursday's live show was hosted was presented by State Farm. Telemundo broadcast the production from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Coral Gables.

Juanes, Pitbull and Marc Anthony — along with the top winners — performed. Anthony received a Billboard Hall of Fame Award for his global, artistic influence.

Billboard winners are selected based on sales and radio airplay.