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THE 2019 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS TO FEATURE EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE PREMIERES APRIL 25 AT 8PM/7C LIVE ON TELEMUNDO

Luis Fonsi, Yandel, J. Balvin, Nicky Jam, Rosalia, Sean Paul, Javier Rosas, Kany Garcia, El Guincho, Adriel Favela, Pedro Capo, Fonseca and Raulin Rodriguez Join the List of Artists to Perform at the Awards Show

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Miami, FL – April 16, 2019 – The 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards stage will heat up with worldwide premieres and television debuts from the biggest Spanish-language stars including Marc Anthony, Nicky Jam, Romeo Santos, Luis Fonsi and Ozuna, among others. Telemundo also revealed today the final line-up of artists set to perform at the magnum awards show, including international superstar Luis Fonsi, popular Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Yandel, Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin, influential reggaeton heavy hitter Nicky Jam, Spanish modern flamenco sensation Rosalía, Jamaican reggae singer and record producer Sean Paul, Regional Mexican, norteño singer Javier Rosas, Spanish Latin pop/trap singer and record producer El Guincho, Regional Mexican artist Adriel Favela, Latin Pop Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Pedro Capo, Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Kany García, Colombian singer and songwriter Fonseca, and prolific Dominican bachata singer Raulín Rodríguez. They join previously announced performances by Anitta, Anuel, Bad Bunny, Banda MS, Becky G, Carlos Vives, CNCO, Karol G, Marc Anthony, Ozuna, Reik, Romeo Santos, Sebastian Yatra and Wisin.

The most prestigious awards show in the Latin music world will broadcast LIVE on Telemundo, Thursday, April 25 at 8pm/7c, starting with the arrival of the stars on the red carpet at 7pm/6c at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The show will also air simultaneously on Spanish-language entertainment cable network, Universo, and in 20 countries throughout the Americas via Telemundo Internacional. Tickets to the event are on sale at AXS.com, the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino box offices or by calling (702) 632-7777.

Billboard and Telemundo will also de recognizing Juan Luis Guerra with the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award. Hosted this year by renowned actress, TV host and influencer, Gaby Espino, the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards will feature TV, film, and music stars as award presenters including: Ana Jurka, Dr. Ana Maria Polo, Chocquibtown, Elyfer Torres, Erick Elias, Erik Hayser, Eugenio Derbez, Gente de Zona, Isabela Moner, J.R. Ramirez, Jacky Bracamontes, Jorge Salinas, Juanes, Kate Del Castillo, Lupillo Rivera, Marjorie de Sousa, Mark Tacher, Natti Natasha, Regulo Caro, Sofia Reyes, Raymix, Ulices Chaidez and Billboard’s Leila Cobo.

Exclusive content about this year’s three-hour ceremony, as well as the complete list of finalists, can be found at PremiosBillboard.com, the official website of the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Fans can be part of the action of the star-studded event following @LatinBillboards across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat as TeamTelemundo, and join the conversation using #Billboards2019.

BLMA Tweet: .@luisfonsiofici2 @yandeloficial @JBALVIN @NickyJamPR @Rosaliavt @duffypaul @javierrosasap @kanygarcia @el_guincho @adriel_ favela @pedrocapo @Fonseca @RaulinRguezRD to perform at @LatinBillboards 4-25 8pm/7c @Telemundo #Billboards2019 Get your Tickets at: https://goo.gl/ZnJvxV

BLMA Facebook Post: Some of the biggest names in Latin music have been added to the electrifying roster of this year’s @LatinBillboards on Thursday, April 25 at 8pm/7c on @Telemundo, including Latin Pop superstar @LuisFonsi, popular Puerto Rican reggaeton singer @Yandel, Colombian reggaeton star @JBalvinOficial, influential reggaeton heavy hitter @NickyJamPR, Spanish modern flamenco fusion sensation @rosalia.vt, Jamaican reggae singer and record producer @seanpaul, popular Regional Mexican, norteño singer @javierrosasap, Puerto Rican singer and songwriter @KanyGarcia, Spanish Latin pop/trap singer and record producer @ElGuincho, Regional Mexican singer @AdrielFavela, Latin Pop Puerto Rican singer and songwriter @PedroCapo, Colombian singer and songwriter @Fonsecamusic and prolific Dominican bachata singer @Raulinrodriguez Get your Tickets at: https://goo.gl/ZnJvxV

The awards are the culmination of Billboard’s Latin Music Week, which will take place on April 22-25 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now in its 29th year, Latin Music Week & Conference is the biggest and longest-running event dedicated to Latin Music in the world. The most respected conference in Latin music will bring the top artists, executives and power players in the industry together for a week of concerts, showcases, interviews, keynotes and industry panels. For information visit BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com or email conferences@billboard.com

About Billboard Media Group:

Billboard is the world's largest voice in music, built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music. From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com, the ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music fans, to the industry's most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music – the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry alike. Billboard has a social media footprint of 25.5M+ million social followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, and creates more than 160M+ cross-platform video views per month. Billboard magazine has published major news-generating covers recently including Travis Scott, Janet Jackson, Lil Wayne, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, BTS, and more. In December 2018, the Billboard Women in Music ceremony, which honored Ariana Grande as Woman of the Year, was live-streamed globally on Twitter. In 2016, The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group acquired Spin Media’s storied music assets Spin, Vibe, and Stereogum, establishing the world’s largest music brand by digital traffic, social reach, and audience share. The combined entity of music and entertainment properties now reaches 41 Million + unique visitors and more than 20% of U.S. millennials.

About Ants TV Production, Inc.:

Ants TV Production, Inc. is an international company specialized in management, creative and production services for the entertainment and television industry. For the past 25 years and with Tony Mojena as its principal, Ants TV Production, Inc. has been in charge of some of the most important TV productions, artist management, concert productions, event management, corporate clients and creative concept development for TV and Radio networks. Ants TV Production, Inc. is a full production powerhouse with a proven, successful turnkey operation and counts with the most qualified experts and experienced professionals in the industry. Ants TV Production, Inc. specializes in a variety of TV show formats, live televised and non-televised events providing high quality production and creative services with world class technology.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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