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Article: Daddy Yankee Will Be Honored With The “Icon Award” At The Renowned And Prestigious 2018 Latin American Music Awards!

10 Oct

Photo Credits: Telemundo

He causes a pandemonium everywhere he goes. He releases some of the greatest songs that instantaneously become a hit amongst fans of all ages all over the world. His music brings people from every country and every culture together. He is, without a doubt, a music legend and that’s why Telemundo will be honoring the one and only Daddy Yankee with the prestigious Icon Award at this year’s spectacular Latin American Music Awards.

According to the press release, “The Latin AMA Icon Award is given to the most distinguished and beloved artist of the Hispanic world, who is recognized on every continent as the King or Queen of its music genre. The recipient of the Latin AMA Icon Award interprets our life in his songs, forms an important part of Latin America’s history and is considered a musical hero. His name exceeds all generations; his audience admires him and other artists are inspired daily by his brilliance.”

The remarkable Daddy Yankee has an exciting night to look forward to at the Latin AMAs. The music sensation is nominated for six awards at the event and he will also be performing. Needless to say, we all can’t wait to see this immensely talented and unrivaled musician give yet another epic performance at the award show.

The Latin American Music Awards shared the incredible news on their Twitter account as seen below.

Daddy Yankee’s success is unparalleled and it continues to skyrocket more and more as each day goes by. The phenomenal Daddy Yankee has truly made music history in a countless amount of ways and we can’t wait to see him receive the Icon Award at the Latin AMAs.

Don’t forget to tune in to the 2018 Latin American Music Awards airing live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on October 25th at 8pm/7c, preceded by the one-hour carpet pre-show, “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” at 7pm/6c. The highly-anticipated and extraordinary award show will also air simultaneously on Universo.

Be sure to follow @LatinAMAs and @Telemundo on Twitter and Instagram for all the latest updates on the Latin American Music Awards and join in on the conversation by using #LatinAMAs on all social media networks!


Article: Luis Fonsi Set To Premiere “Despacito” At The Billboard Latin Music Awards With Daddy Yankee And Will Receive The “Billboard Spirit Of Hope Award!”

23 Apr

Photo Credits: Telemundo

A terrific and incredibly exciting day is set for when the red carpet rolls out for the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 27th. The remarkable event will celebrate the greatest in Latin music, and one stupendous, musical sensation will be bringing extra excitement at the renowned and prestigious award show. After the unprecedented and massive success with his latest single, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi will be celebrating and having the television premiere of “Despacito” at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. “Despacito” has truly become an instantaneous hit amongst all music lovers.

“Despacito” features the profound musician Daddy Yankee, who also will be taking the stage and joining the premiere of “Despacito” at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The highly-acclaimed musician will perform one of his hit songs, as well as debut a new song in addition to giving fans a spectacular, surprise act.

More excitement continues at the event as Luis Fonsi will also be awarded with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award. The award, which was created in honor of Selena, recognizes musicians who go out of their way to engage in philanthropic and humanitarian acts. In addition to being known for all of his musical masterpieces and being one internationally acclaimed artist, Luis Fonsi is also known for all of his humanitarian work. He continues to bring happiness to children at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by helping to bring awareness and donating his voice. He will be awarded with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award for his inspiring and admirable work with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Luis Fonsi talked about his work and support for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and said, “Being in the music business has allowed me to travel the world and meet some amazing people; but nothing compares to the brave children I have met at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. They are so courageous as they fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases.”

The 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards is bound to make entertainment history yet again. Be sure to tune in to all of the unforgettable moments at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 27th at 8 PM / 7c.

Join in on the conversation by using #Billboards2017 and follow @LatinBillboards on Twitter!