Top Stars of Regional Mexican and Tropical Music Are Honored in 10th...

Top Stars of Regional Mexican and Tropical Music Are Honored in 10th annual “Premios Furia Musical” Awards



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Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–February 5, 2004–Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, “Premios Furia Musical”, the preeminent awards ceremony recognizing the very best artists in Regional Mexican and Tropical music, will air on Univision Sunday, February 8 from 8-11 pm ET/PT (7-10 pm Central/Mountain).

Originating in Mexico City, “Premios Furia Musical” will showcase the biggest, most popular artists of two of Latin music’s most popular genres. The gala telecast will feature spectacular performances by top recording stars such as Banda Cuisillos, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Intocable, Vicente Fernandez, Joan Sebastian, Lupillo Rivera, El Coyote, and Ana Barbara. In addition, many of Hispanic TV’s biggest celebrities will be on hand to present the evening’s awards including Galilea Montijo, Jorge Salinas, Hector Sandarti, Raul Velasco, Maribel Guardia and Sergio Goyri.

This year, the show will also feature special tributes to Mexican music giants Vicente Fernandez, Antonio Aguilar, and the late Eulalio Gonzalez “Piporro.”

Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 98% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a new general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 79% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 23 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 30 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 66 radio stations in 17 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, and a 50% interest in Mexico-based Disa Records labels as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.

For more information, please visit http://www.univision.net.

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Top Stars of Regional Mexican and Tropical Music Are Honored in 10th annual “Premios Furia Musical” Awards