(HOLLYWOOD, CA) -- Telemundo, the leading network serving Hispanic America, will present the 5th annual “Latin American Music Awards” (Latin AMAs) live from the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Thursday October 17, 2019 at 8:00pm, preceded by a one-hour red carpet pre-show “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” at 7:00pm.
The “Latin American Music Awards” pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the tradition of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted award show. The three-hour special showcases electrifying musical performances in English and Spanish because music transcends language. Nominees to the 2019 “Latin AMAs” will be announced on Wednesday, September 4.
Last year’s show celebrated women in music and was hosted by a formidable group of women includingAracely Arambula, Becky G, Gloria Trevi, Leslie Grace and Roselyn Sanchez. The show featured 18 electrifying performances by artists such as Daddy Yankee, Ludacris, Maluma, Anitta, Wisin y Yandel, Prince Royce, Maluma, and Flo Rida, among others. The music special dominated Spanish-language TV in primetime, averaging over 2.3 million total viewers, and becoming #1 most social program of the day across all broadcast and cable networks.
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes "So You Think You Can Dance" from 19 Entertainment and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with over 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is a business unit of Valence Media, a diversified and integrated media company with business units and strategic investments in television, film, live entertainment, digital media and publishing. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.
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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.