THE 2016 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS “BILLBOARD DUETS” TO FEATURE UNPRECEDENTED COLLABORATING PERFORMANCES BY TOP ARTISTS
Juan Gabriel & Alejandro Fernandez
Juanes & Juan Gabriel
Marco Antonio Solís & Marc Anthony
Lucero & Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
Yandel & Victor Manuelle
Alejandro Fernandez & Camila Fernandez
Daddy Yankee & Don Omar
Miami, FL – Tuesday, April 25, 2016 — For the first time in its history, the Billboard Latin Music Awards will be presented in a special edition titled “Billboard Duets,” and all musical performances will feature an exclusive duet or a collaboration between performers made possible only by TELEMUNDO, which will present a live broadcast of the longest-running and most prestigious awards show in the Latin music world on Thursday, April 28 at 8pm/7c.
Top artists that will hit the BLMA “Billboard Duets” stage on Thursday for never-before-seen performances include:
- Juan Gabriel and Alejandro Fernandez
- Juanes joins Juan Gabriel
- Marco Antonio Solís with Marc Anthony
- Lucero with Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Yandel with Victor Manuelle
- Alejandro Fernandez with Camila Fernandez
- Daddy Yankee with Don Omar
The 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards “Billboard Duets” will be preceded at 7pm/6c by “La Alfombra de Premios Billboard.” The one-hour show will showcase the glamour and excitement of music and TV stars arriving on the red carpet. The special will be hosted this year by TELEMUNDO personalities Rashel Diaz from Un Nuevo Dia and Suelta La Sopa’s Jorge Bernal; co-hosted by Al Rojo Vivo Entertainment Reporter Jessica Carrillo and featuring fashion expert Quique Usales.
Following the awards show, viewers will be treated to “Premios Billboard: Acceso VIP,” at 11:35pm/10:35c, a special that will give audiences an exclusive behind-the-scenes look of the awards ceremony. The program will be hosted by Jessica Carrillo, co-hosted by Titulares y Mas’ Karim Mendiburu, with fashion expert Quique Usales and social reporter Erika Csiszer (Un Nuevo Dia & Titulares y Mas).
For the complete list of finalists and the latest news, fans can visit Telemundo.com/PremiosBillboard – the official website of the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards. For the latest news, be sure to follow the “Billboard Latin Music Awards” on social media and join the conversation by using the official hashtag #Billboards2016.
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