More Latin music superstars have confirmed their appearances at the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm. Nelly Furtado, Ricardo Montaner, Wisin y Yandel, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, Jencarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos, and Gilberto Santa Rosa will share the stage with the previously announced line-up of performers, who include Tito “El Bambino,” Juan Luis Guerra, Camila, Thalia, Joan Sebastian, Pitbull, and David Bisbal. The 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm will be held on Thursday, April 29 at 7PM ET/6PM CT at El Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan and will air live in High Definition on Telemundo, the first Hispanic network to broadcast in true HD. Tickets to the event are now available through www.ticketpop.com.
After finishing the first leg of her successful Mi Plan 2010 tour, which included some of the most important cities in Latin America, Nelly Furtado is ready to captivate audiences at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Furtado is a finalist for four awards including “Latin Pop Airplay Artist of the Year, Female.” One of the most romantic voices in Latin music, Ricardo Montaner is set to fire up the awards show stage. During his successful career of more than 20 years, Montaner has released more that 15 albums and has sold more than 22 million units. His most recent concert tour has taken him throughout many Latin American countries, including Mexico and Argentina.
Puerto Rican Reggaeton duet Wisin y Yandel, one of this year’s top finalists, has chosen the Billboard Latin Music Awards to celebrate the success of their multi-platinum album “La Revolucion,” in what promises to be one of the most energetic performances of the evening. Also from Puerto Rico and competing for six awards is pop superstar Luis Fonsi, who has added a stop to his “Palabras del Silencio Tour 2010” to offer a one-of-a-kind performance.
Singer, songwriter and producer Marco Antonio Solis returns to the stage of this prestigious awards show to offer one of the most eagerly awaited performances of the evening. Also known as the “Poet of the Century” by his worldwide fan base, Solis is expected to delight audiences with his signature romantic style. Telemundo star Jencarlos Canela, who is a finalist for “Latin Artist of the Year, New”, is ready to shine with the worldwide television debut of one of the songs from the wide-ranging repertoire of his first album, “Buscame.” Meanwhile, Banda Los Recoditos arrives from Sinaloa to present its most recent album, “Ando Bien Pedo,” which has been at the top of the Billboard charts for more than 10 weeks.
Tropical music fans will be delighted by the performance of salsa crooner Gilberto Santa Rosa, who was recently named Tropical Music Artist of the Decade by Billboard. Santa Rosa is competing for four awards, including “Tropical Album of the Year” for his successful CD, “El Caballero De La Salsa.”
Additional performers will be announced soon. Viewers can access www.telemundo.com, the official site of the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm for the latest information and details of this impressive event.