Marc anthony, daddy yankee, others to perform at billboard latin music awards
Marc Anthony, Daddy Yankee, Others to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards Gerardo Ortiz & Rock Star Anand Bhatt stop on the Carpet to pose for the Press (PHOTO) Billboard Latin Music Awards: Don Omar, Romeo Santos & Jenni Rivera Among Top Finalists The Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will feature performances by some of musics leading names including singer/songwriter Marc Anthony, bachata star Romeo Santos, regional Mexican crooner Roberto Tapia, reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee, entertainer Tito El Bambino and Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra. These artists join the recently announced performers including Don Omar, Gerardo Ortiz, Michel Telo, La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene and Carlos Vives who will be taking the stage on the April 25 Telemundo live broadcast from the Bank United Center at the University of Miami in Florida at 7 p.m./6c. The nationally televised event can be accessed through Billboard and Telemundo social media platforms. Grammy-winning Anthony, who has been honored withnumerous prizes including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Chairs Lifetime Achievement Award, has placed sevenNo. 1s on both Billboards Top Latin Albums and Hot Latin Songs charts and an impressive 21 No. 1s on Tropical Airplay.Yankee, best known for his trailblazing work in reggaeton, has become a global brand with a constantly expanding business inmusic, film and product ventures. His album Barrio Finoreached No. 1 on Billboards Top Latin Albums chart. The Puerto Rican-born entertainer is a Billboard Latin Music Awards five-time finalist this year.Tapia, one of the most recognized artists in regional Mexican music, was recently announced as a coach for Telemundosupcoming singing competition show "La Voz Kids." Hell be coaching along with pop singer Paulina Rubio and crossover bachatastar Prince Royce. Tapia got his first No. 1 on Billboards Top Latin Albums chart and Regional Mexican Albums chart with thealbum El Muchacho. Hes also a finalist at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards for regional Mexican albums artist of the year,solo.Singer/songwriter Romeo Santos, also known as the "King of Bachata," has become a leading name in Latin music as a solo artistafter departing from the tropical/pop group Aventura. He recently tied Enrique Iglesias record for the most No. 1s on BillboardsLatin Airplay chart from one album with Formula Vol. 1. Santos is a 12-time finalist with several albums and songs including"Promise" featuring Usher. Carlos Vives, Don Omar, Gerardo Ortiz to Perform at Billboard Latin Music AwardsUrban/tropical/pop singer Tito El Bambino is also scheduled to perform at the awards show. His collaboration with Anthony on the“¿Por Qué Les Mientes?” remained on top of the Billboard Tropical songs chart for four consecutive weeks. The Puerto Rican-born artist is one of the featured acts of the Billboard en Concierto series. The entertainer is a finalist for two awards.
Singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, known for fusing Caribbean sounds from bachata to merengue, is currently on tour and afinalist in the category of tropical album artist of the year, solo. His impressive career achievements include 15 Latin GrammyAwards, two Grammy Awards and two Billboard Latin Music Awards.The Billboard Latin Music Awards is the longest running show in Latin music and honors the most popular albums, songs andperformers as determined by actual sales, radio airplay, streaming and social data based on Billboards weekly charts.The Billboard Latin Music Conference precedes the awards show. Now in its 24th year, the multiple-day event, also presented byState Farm, takes place April 23-25 at the JW Marriot Marquis in Miami, Fla. For more information about the conference, go toBillboardLatinConference.com.Billboard is the leading influential brand reaching key executives and tastemakers worldwide in the music business throughBillboard magazine, Billboard.com, Billboard.biz, Billboard conferences, Billboard Bulletin and other targeted newsletters, amongother platforms and events.The Billboard brand is based on exclusive charts and reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of musicthat is accessed by millions of people in more than 100 countries through a content syndication deal with a global news networkandstrategic partnerships with major companies around the globe.Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, leads the industry in production and distribution of high quality Spanish-languagecontent across a multi-platform portfolio geared toward U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world.