MIAMI, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–April 16, 2003–Spanish-language television network, Telemundo, invites viewers to participate in this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards by selecting the next winner of the “Viewer’s Choice Award.” Fans can vote for their favorite artist at http://www.telemundo.com. The winner will be announced at the star-studded event, which will take place May 8th at the Miami Arena. Tickets to the event will go on sale April 16th through Ticketmaster and the Miami Arena Box Office.
“The Billboard Latin Music Awards is the premier awards show in Spanish-language television, and we want our audience to actively participate in the celebration,” said Alan Sokol, Chief Operating Officer at Telemundo. “Not only will the public be able to attend for the first time, but they will also mandate who will win this important award.”
In addition to the Viewer’s Choice Award, visitors to http://www.telemundo.com will also have access to up-to-date information on the event as well as biographies and pictures of the finalists and performing artists for this year’s spectacular awards show. The section will also provide a link to Ticketmaster for immediate purchase. Ticket prices will range from $30 – $70.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards honor the most popular songs, albums and performers in Latin music as determined by actual sales and radio airplay data collected from Billboard’s weekly lists during a one-year period (February 16, 2002 to February 8, 2003).
Telemundo, a U.S. Spanish-language television network, is the essential entertainment, news and sports source for Hispanics. Broadcasting unique national and local programming for the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, Telemundo reaches 91% of U.S. Hispanic viewers through its 13 owned and operated stations, more than 30 broadcast affiliates with distribution to more than 425 cable systems in 115 markets. Telemundo is a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of NBC, the nation’s leading broadcast network.
Claudia Santa Cruz