Telemundo Announces Full Line-Up of PREMIOS TU MUNDO Performers
Telemundo announced today the full slate of performers and presenters for the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards). The spectacular event will feature exciting musical performances by world renowned superstar Juanes, urban music duo Alexis & Fido, urban music singer and producer Yandel, El General Gadiel, Merengue superstars Olga Tañon and Elvis Crespo; Spanish Pop singer David Bisbal, actor and singer Gabriel Coronel, and Rock en Español legendary band La Ley. They join previously announced performers Lucero, Gerardo Ortiz, Natalia Jimenez and Los Tucanes de Tijuana. 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. 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.
Firing up the "Premios Tu Mundo" stage is Colombian singer Juanes, who was named by the Los Angeles Times "the single most important figure of the past decade in Latin pop music." Juanes won global appeal singing solely in his native language and has become one of the biggest and most important popular Latin music artist in the world.
Bringing the urban sounds are Alexis & Fido and Yandel. Popular Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Alexis & Fido, also known as "Los Pitbulls," "El Duo Sobrenatural" and "Los Profesores Del Perreo," released their fifth studio album earlier this year titled La Esencia. Puerto Rican singer and producer Yandel rose to fame as part of the successful duo Wisin y Yandel. He is on a fast ascending solo career now and will perform at Premios Tu Mundo with his brother El General Gadiel.
Also performing is iconic rock band La Ley, which recently announced their comeback and launched a new album titled Retour. Led by singer Beto Cuevas, the group's new album includes a compilation of their greatest hits, as well as new tracks.
On the tropical front, "Premios Tu Mundo" will be well represented by Olga Tañon and Elvis Crespo. Merengue leading lady Olga Tañon was recently announced as School Director and judge for Telemundo's new reality music competition, "Yo Soy El Artista" (I'm The Artist). The beloved Puerto Rican singer-songwriter will be part of a five-person juding panel that ultimately selects "el artista" after 13 grueling weeks of competition. New York-born, Puerto Rican multi-award winning Merengue singer Elvis Crespo first gained fame in the mid-90s when he joined Grupo Mania. His solo debut album in 1998Suavemente was a worldwide hit.
Delivering pop music to the stage is renowned Spanish singer David Bisbal, who is currently on tour featuring his latest studio album titled Tú y Yo, and Venezuelan actor and singer Gabriel Coronel, who can currently be seen as Francisco "Frank" Marino on Telemundo's hit novela "Reina de Corazones."
Hosted this year by Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz, Premios Tu Mundo is preceded by the anticipated arrivals pre-show "La Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo," hosted this year by Jorge Bernal (Suelta La Sopa), Jessica Carrillo (Al Rojo Vivo) and radio personality Stephanie Himonidis "Chiquibaby"; with fashion commentary by Guest "Fashionista" Christian Ramirez and Special Guest Kika Rocha.
Premios Tu Mundo will also feature as Presenters singers Frankie J, Gente de Zona, Kany Garcia, Kevin Ortiz, and Noel Torres; film actress Aislinn Derbez; TV personalities Alberto Mateo (La Mala Suerte),Ana Maria Polo (Caso Cerrado), Edgar Lopez and Karim Mendiburu (Titulares y Más), Monica Noguera,Raul Gonzalez, and Yarel Ramos; and actors Aylin Mujica (Los Miserables), Blanca Soto (Señora Acero), Carmen Villalobos (El Señor de los Cielos), Daniel Sarcos (Un Nuevo Día), Daniela Navarro(Marido en Alquiler), David Chocarro (En Otra Piel), Mauricio Ochmann (El Señor de los Cielos), Rafael Amaya (El Señor de los Cielos), Ricardo Chavez (Marido en Alquiler), and Ximena Duque (Santa Diabla)
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