Romeo Santos is an American singer-songwriter who has received awards and nominations for his contributions to the music industry. Santos was the lead singer and composer for Aventura, an American band which infused Dominican bachata music with hip-hop and R&B, and as of 2011, sold over 1.7 million records in the United States. During his time with the band, Santos received twelve American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) awards including Songs of the Year for his compositions “Un Beso“, “Mi Corazoncito“, and “Dile al Amor“. He also received an ASCAP award in 2006 for Frankie J‘s cover of “Obsesión” and was named Latin Songwriter of the Year in 2012 and 2013. Santos wrote and performed “No, No, No” for Mexican singer Thalía on her album El Sexto Sentido: Re+Loaded (2006) which earned the duo a Lo Nuestro award for Pop Song of the Year and three Premios Juventud nominations.
Following the band’s temporary separation in 2011, Romeo Santos released his debut album Formula, Vol. 1. It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album, receiving nominations at the Billboard Music Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Premios Juventud, Lo Nuestro Awards, and Soberano Awards. His debut single “You” was nominated for Tropical Song of the Year at the Billboard Latin Music Awards of 2012 and Premio Lo Nuestro 2012, winning the award at the 2012 ASCAP awards. “Promise” is the highest nominated track from the album with seven nominations. “Mi Santa” and “La Diabla” follow with four. Additionally, his first live album, The King Stays King: Sold Out at Madison Square Garden, also received a Billboard Latin Music Award nomination for Tropical Album of the Year. Overall, Santos has received 46 awards from 131 nominations.