The 26th Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony, presented by Billboard magazine, honored the best performing Latin recordings of 2018 and took place on April 25, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Billboard presented awards in 59 categories. The ceremony was televised in the United States by Telemundo for the 21st time, and was the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. The awards recognize the most popular Latin performers, songs, albums, labels, songwriters and producers in the United States. Recipients were based on sales, radio airplay, online streaming and social data during a one-year period.