Cover Story: People en Español Doubles Size of Its Most Celebrated Issue...

Cover Story: People en Español Doubles Size of Its Most Celebrated Issue Revealing the Hottest Hispanic Entertainers of 2004

Jennifer Lopez, Rosario Dawson, Salma Hayek & Jimmy Smits Top this Year’s List‘50 Most Beautiful’ Issue Hits Newsstands Monday, May 3


New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–April 28, 2004–People en Español’s hottest and most anticipated issue the “25 Most Beautiful” will be twice the size this year. Now called the “50 Most Beautiful,” this top-selling annual edition debuts on May 3 and features 50 of today’s hottest Hispanic entertainers including Lopez, Dawson, Hayek, Smits, Daisy Fuentes, Carlos Ponce, Carolina Herrera, Ricky Martin, Amelia Vega, Soledad O’Brien, and Mark Consuelos, among others. For the first time ever, the magazine will make history by featuring eight of today’s rising stars on its cover. Gracing the spectacular gatefold are Michelle Rodriguez, Nicholas Gonzalez, Roselyn Sanchez, Eduardo Verastegui, Myrka Dellanos, Luis Fonsi, Barbara Mori and Juan Soler.

With 204 pages of exclusive celebrity interviews and fashion-forward photography, the sexier, sleeker “50 Most Beautiful” issue transcends the language barrier, making it a “must-have” for all consumers who are inspired by celebrity, beauty and fashion, and the “It Factor.”

“My goal was to deliver the single most beautiful magazine in the history of Spanish-language media,” says Richard Pérez-Feria, editor of People en Español. “I feel confident that our readers will embrace and celebrate the exceptional beauty featured in this issue.”

Also accompanying the issue’s debut is a two-hour behind-the-scenes TV special airing on Sunday, May 2 on the Telemundo network. Now in its second year, the special will unveil the complete list of “beauties” and feature photo shoots and exclusive interviews.

On Wednesday, May 19, the “50 Most Beautiful” issue will come to life at the 3rd annual celebrity gala at Splashlight Studios in New York City. The evening will feature red carpet arrivals and a musical performance by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi. The event is being sponsored by American Airlines, Johnnie Walker, Matrix and Maybelline.

This year’s complete “50 Most Beautiful” list includes:

Aarón Sanchez – Celebrity chef

Adamari Lopez – Telenovela actress

Alejandro Fernandez — Singer / Actor

Alejandro Sanz – Singer / Song writer

Amelia Vega – Miss Universe 2003

Barbara Mori — Telenovela actress

Candela Ferro – Telemundo TV show host

Carlos Moya – Tennis player

Carlos Ponce – Entertainment Tonight TV personality / Singer & Actor

Carolina Herrera – Fashion designer

Chayanne – Singer / Actor

Cristian de la Fuente — Actor

Cristina Saralegui – Univision TV personality

Daisy Fuentes – Model / TV personality

David Bisbal — Singer

Deborah David – Model / Actress

Eduardo Verastegui — Actor

Emilio Estefan — Music producer

Gina Torres — Actress

Inés Rivero – Supermodel

Jennifer Lopez – Singer / Actress

Jimmy Smits – Actor

Jorge Ramos – Univision news anchor

José Angel Llamas – Telenovela actor

Juan Diego Florez – Opera tenor

Juan Soler — Actor

Juanes – Singer / Songwriter

Justina Machado — Actress

Karyme Lozano – Telenovela actress

Kate del Castillo – Telenovela actress

Laura Harring – Actress

Luis Fonsi — Singer / Songwriter

Maria Celeste Arrarás – TV personality / Host of Telemundo’s Al Rojo Vivo

Mark Consuelos — Actor

Mia Maestro — Actress

Michelle Rodríguez — Actress

Mike Ruiz — Photographer

Myrka Dellanos — Univision TV personality

Narciso Rodriguez – Fashion designer

Nely Galan – Television producer

Nicholas Gonzalez — Actor

Patricia Velasquez – Model / Actress

Ricky Martin – Singer / Actor

Robert Gant – Showtime’s Queer as Folk

Robi Rosa – Singer / Songwriter

Rosario Dawson — Actress

Roselyn Sanchez – Actress / Singer

Salma Hayek — Actress

Shalim — Singer

Soledad O’Brien – CNN TV personality

All that and much more in the latest issue of People en Español.

People en Español was launched in 1998 and today is the best-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Each month, the publication reaches more than four million readers with an exciting editorial mix of Hispanic and mainstream entertainment coverage, fashion and beauty service and compelling human-interest stories. Distinguishing itself from its English-language counterpart, People en Español delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of Hispanics in the United States.



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Cover Story: People en Español Doubles Size of Its Most Celebrated Issue Revealing the Hottest Hispanic Entertainers of 2004