Univision’s Highly Anticipated 8th Annual “Premios Juventud” Adds Stellar Line-up of Artists
*Newly Confirmed Performers Include Venezuelan Dynamic Duo Chino y Nacho, Singer/Actress Dulce María, Reggaetón Star Gocho featuring Jowell and Randy, and
*Up-and-Coming Puerto Rican Singer/Songwriter Sie7e, Joining Previously Announced Headliners Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Natalia Jiménez, Fanny Lu, Reik, Prince Royce, Anthony “Romeo” Santos, Wisin y Yandel, Joey Montana, Larry Hernández, Gerardo Ortíz and Il Volo
*Luis Fonsi Presents a “Premios Juventud” Exclusive Version of “Gritar” off of his Album “Tierra Firme”
*Antonio Banderas to Receive “Super Nova Award”
*7- Time Nominated Mega Star Ricky Martin Tops off the Night with Heart Stopping Performance
*“Eva Luna” Sweetheart Gabriela Borges, Reggaetón Star Tony Dize, Regional Mexican Singer Roberto Tapia, Pop Singer Pee Wee, Heartthrobs Jaime Camil and Mark Tacher and “Despierta America’s” New Presenter Satcha Pretto Along with Reggaetón star DJ Flex Join the Night’s Presenters
MIAMI, FL,– Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the country regardless of language, today announced an additional line-up of a-list performers and presenters for its 8th annual “Premios Juventud.” As the #1 awards show of its kind on television, “Premios Juventud” will honor some of Hispanic youth’s favorite recording artists, movie stars, sports figures, and fashion and pop culture icons presenting a historical number of performances and worldwide television premieres. The awards show will be broadcast LIVE from the BankUnited Center in Miami on Thursday, July 21 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm Central) on the Univision Network. Preceding the event will be this year’s star-studded red carpet arrivals, hosted by “Nuestra Belleza Latina” 2007 winner and “Sábado Gigante” model Alejandra Espinoza and actor Alejandro Chabán and featuring special performances by hit reggaetón duo RKM y Ken-Y and actor and singer Aaron Diaz, at 7pm ET/PT (6pm Central).
Additional artists announced to perform include Venezuelan duo sensation Chino y Nacho, who will present the electrifying world premiere of their new single “El Poeta,” tropical and reggaetón star Gocho, who will present his hit song “Dándole” featuring Jowell and Randy, and rising Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Sie7e who will perform his single “Yo Tengo Tu Love.” Show-stopping performances continue with singer/actress Dulce María.
Newly announced artists will join this year’s outstanding line-up, featuring a record number of performances and premieres. Viewers will have a front row ticket to outstanding worldwide debuts, including the return of the king Anthony “Romeo” Santos presenting his new single “You” and Daddy Yankee and Prince Royce performing “Ven Conmigo,” together for the first time on television. Exhilarating worldwide premieres will continue with Natalia Jiménez’s new single “Por Ser Tu Mujer” off of her first solo production, Fanny Lu’s highly anticipated return to the stage with her new single “Fanfarrón,” and Wisin y Yandel presenting “Tu Olor.” Also, delivering a breathtaking performance for the first time on Spanish-language television in the U.S., Italian trio sensation Il Volo.
The night will also be blazing with entertainment’s hottest stars, including reggaetón star Tony Dize, regional Mexican singer Roberto Tapia, pop singer Pee Wee and heartthrobs Mark Tacher (“El Triunfo del Amor”) and nominated actor Jaime Camil (“Regresa”).
The aforementioned artists will join a star-studded line-up of previously announced performers including top-nominated artists Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi presenting an exclusive version of “Gritar,” Prince Royce, and Pitbull (Mr. Worlwide) presenting his hit “Give Me Everything (Tonight)” along with Ne-Yo and Nayer. Other phenomenal performers include Maite Perroni, Marco Di Mauro, Plan B, Tony Dize, Zion & Lennox, Joey Montana, Larry Hernández and Gerardo Ortíz.
“Premios Juventud” presenters will also join an a-list roster of some of this year’s favorite novela stars and television personalities such as William Levy (“Triunfo del Amor”), Aaron Díaz (“Teresa”), Blanca Soto (“Eva Luna”), Danna Paola (“Atrévete a Soñar”), Paulina Goto (“Niña de Mi Corazón”), Nastassja Bolívar (“Nuestra Belleza Latina” 2011), actress, singer-songwriter and former Cheetah Girl Adrienne Bailon, Spanish Latin Pop singer Beatriz Luengo and regional Mexican group Zona Zero.
“Premios Juventud” will present a show like no other with exclusive coverage of this year’s performances on www.PremiosJuventud.com online and via mobile phones. Additionally, for the first time ever, users will be able to enjoy an enhanced interactive experience, including everything from a backstage “pass” streaming online and on VCAST, to the opportunity for fans to submit videos for the chance to win a once in a lifetime experience of becoming a part of Joey Montana’s on-air performance.
Tickets to Hispanic youth’s all-star event are available through Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000 and via www.ticketmaster.com, or directly at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami box office, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, Monday-Friday 10am-6pm. For a preview of “Premios Juventud” 2011, visit: http://musica.univision.com/premios-juventud/videos/video/2011-07-05/mira-todo-lo-que-viene.
About Univision Communications Inc
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the premier media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 86% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, and a suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clásico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including Univision.com, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.
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