August 15, 2012
DON OMAR, DAVID BISBAL, ROBERTO TAPIA, LA ORIGINAL BANDA EL LIMON, JENCARLOS CANELA, AND JESSE & JOY TO PERFORM AT TELEMUNDO’S FIRST-EVER “PREMIOS TU MUNDO” AWARDS ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 8PM/7c
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MIAMI – August 15, 2012 – Telemundo announced today that Don Omar, David Bisbal, Roberto Tapia, La Original Banda El Limon, Jencarlos Canela, and Jesse & Joy are among the top music stars to perform at the network’s first ever “Premios Tu Mundo” awards special (Your World Awards), to air live on Thursday, August 30 at 8pm/7c from the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Florida. Fans from all over the country have already submitted over four million votes online at www.premiostumundo.com and through Telemundo’s entertainment iPhone App, for their favorite TV shows, actors and actresses, movies, music, athletes, and stars in 25 categories. The star-studded special, which also will feature the celebrity arrivals pre-show “Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo,” can be followed via Twitter @premiostumundo and www.facebook.com/premiostumundo. Voting will close on August 17th . For more information, visit www.nbcumv.com, and follow us on Twitter: @TLMDMediaPR.
Multiple Latin Billboard Music Awards winner, international music star and entrepreneur, Don Omar has become an online success and a worldwide phenomenon. His "Danza Kuduro" music video featuring Lucenzo is the most-watched Latin video on YouTube and Vevo, with over 370 million views. His latest single “Dutty Love” featuring Natty Natasha reached the top of the Billboard’s Latin Songs chart and has remained on the chart for 31 weeks.
David Bisbal is celebrating 10 years of musical prowess and reaching new milestones with his current tour “Gira Acústica” - the fifth of his career — performing more than 100 concerts in Latin America and Europe, including Spain, France and England. Bisbal’s music transcends borders, breaking records in number of performances and spectators.
Roberto Tapia is one of the leading Norteño and Banda music young artists, with a very unique style. He is one of the most sought after singers in the Mexican Pacific region. He returns to the United States with his new and controversial album "Los Amigos del M” (The friends of M). A native of Mazatlán, Sinaloa Mexico, and with more than eight albums on the market, he has also become an acclaimed songwriter and musical composer for both his own material and for other important leading artists.
Celebrating 47 years of artistic career and remaining a popularity leader in 2012, La Original Banda El Limon launched their latest single “El Mejor Perfume (The best Perfume)" in the United States, earning two finalist nods at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Their songs have been constant hits on the radio in the United States.
Latin Pop sensation Jencarlos Canela reached international stardom in 2010 starring in the telenovela "Mas Sabe El Diablo" (broadcast by Telemundo in the USA and in more than 50 countries). Jencarlos Canela is a classically trained musician (piano and guitar) who has been singing professionally since the age of 12.
Jesse & Joy is a Mexican alternative pop-folk duo, winners of various awards, gold and platinum records in Mexico and consolidated as one of the most influential music acts in the Spanish music pop scene. Jesse & Joy are currently at a high point in their career. With their third studio album "“¿Con Quién Se Queda El Perro? (Who Will Keep the Dog?),” they have remained at the top of sales charts and popularity in Mexico, the US and many other countries. The video of "Corre (Run)," the album’s second single, has garnered more than 25 million views on YouTube.
“Premios Tu Mundo” is a musical spectacular event that celebrates pop culture and combines the power of television, web, mobile and social media platforms to give fans the final say in what’s hot in everything that moves and inspires them: novelas, music, fashion, movies and sports. Nominees for the 2012 Premios Tu Mundo were selected from May 2011 through May 2012 by a panel of industry professionals.
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