MIAMI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Telemundo announced today the finalists for the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, during the live broadcast of its morning show, “Levántate.” Flex, Enrique Iglesias, Maná, Vicente Fernández, Jenni Rivera, Los Pikadientes de Caborca, Aventura, Marco Antonio Solís, Julieta Venegas, Los Dareyes de la Sierra, Luis Fonsi, Wisin & Yandel, Alacranes Musicales, Juanes, Ivy Queen and Daddy Yankee, are among the finalists featured in multiple categories. A complete list of finalists can be found at www.telemundo.com. The ceremony, to be hosted by Aylín Mujica (Sin Senos no hay Paraíso) and Alan Tacher (Levántate), will take place on Thursday, April 23 at The BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo.
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Topping the list of finalists, and competing for 13 awards is Flex. Enrique Iglesias is a finalist in ten categories. Among the finalists up for seven awards are Maná, Vicente Fernández and Jenni Rivera. Finalists up for six awards include Los Pikadientes de Caborca and Aventura. Finalists up for five awards are Marco Antonio Solís, Los Dareyes de la Sierra and Julieta Venegas. Meanwhile, Alacranes Musical, Wisin & Yandel, Joan Sebastian and Luis Fonsi are finalists for four awards. Among those up for three awards are Juanes, Ivy Queen and Daddy Yankee. La Factoría, Luis Miguel, Los Temerarios, Germán Montero, Luz Ríos, Victor Manuelle, Héctor Acosta, DJ Nesty, Tony Dize, Diana Reyes, Glory Trevi and Espinoza Paz are finalists for two awards each. For more information visit www.telemundo.com.
The awards show caps off the 20th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference – the single most important Latin music industry event in the world. The event, presented by State Farm and in association with Verizon, will take place at the Eden Roc in Miami Beach, Florida, on April 20-23. Visit www.billboardevents.com for more details.
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