Lucero & More to Hit the Stage at PREMIOS TU MUNDO
Telemundo announced today the initial list of performers and presenters for the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards). The spectacular event will feature exciting musical performances by the multi-faceted actress and singer Lucero, Corrido front man Gerardo Ortiz, "La Voz Kids" coach Natalia Jimenez and legendary musical band Los Tucanes de Tijuana among other top Latin music acts to be announced soon. The awards show is set to broadcast live on Thursday, August 21, at 8PM/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Preceded by the star-studded Blue carpet pre-show "La Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo," the annual awards show is a true celebration of U.S. Latino pop culture. Fans will vote for their favorite actors, singers and TV moments, selecting from 26 competing categories. The full list of nominees and voting information can be found at PremiosTuMundo.com. Tickets for Premios Tu Mundo are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.
Recognized in Latin America and Mexico as "La Novia de America" (America's sweetheart), Lucero has sold more than 27 million records worldwide. The upcoming host of mega-reality musical competition "Yo Soy El Artista" (I Am the Artist), gained her first regular high-profile role in a popular children's show in Mexico City at the early age of 10, and since then has released a series of successful albums with chart-topping songs. As an actress, she received her first leading role in the film "Coqueta" and went on to film a total of seven movies and star in multiple telenovelas including "Alborada," which earned her an Emmy Award. Lucero has hosted the Latin Grammy Awards eight times and the Mexican Telethon since 1997, in addition to the Telethon in Chile, Guatemala, El Salvador and the U.S. Lucero also was a coach in the successful singing competition "La Voz Mexico" in its first season.
Amidst singers and songwriters of Mexican regional music, a new leader arrived with the sweeping force that combines youth, charisma, talent and originality: Gerardo Ortiz. Born in Pasadena, California and raised in Sinaloa, Ortiz has quickly become the maximum phenomenon of the regional Mexican genre. A true social media maven, his music videos have over 150 million views. One of the most industry recognized singers in recent years, Gerardo Ortiz has also performed at sold-out shows in hundreds of venues.