Marc Anthony, Prince Royce and Franco de Vita join the star-studded list of performers at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm on April 24.
The Latin triumvirate join previously announced performers Laura Pausini, Ricky Martin, David Bisbal, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho, Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga and 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Andrea Bocelli.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious Latin music awards show, will be broadcast live on Telemundo, Thursday, April 24 at 7pm/6c from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami.
The biggest-selling salsa artist of all time, Anthony has reached the No. 1 spot on the Tropical Airplay chart 23 times, and has eight No. 1s on the Top Latin Albums chart. The 15-time finalist last year chose the Billboard Latin Music Awards stage for the worldwide premiere of “Vivir Mi Vida,” which spent 17 weeks at the top of the Hot Latin Songs chart and became his eighth No.1 hit.
Bachata singer, songwriter and record producer Prince Royce is a 16-time finalist this year with multiple songs and albums. The returning coach on the second season of Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids” has four No. 1s on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. "Darte Un Beso," from his latest album “Soy El Mismo,” spent 14 weeks at the top, and the album became his third No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart.
De Vita, recently announced as the recipient of this year's Billboard Hall of Fame Award, has achieved 11 top 10s and one No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. One of Latin pop’s most beloved artists, he has sold more than 25 million albums globally.
The complete list of finalists, plus exclusive content on this year’s event, can be found at Telemundo.com/PremiosBillboard.
The awards show culminates with the 25th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference presented by State Farm. This conference, taking place on April 21 - 24 at the JW Marriot Marquis in Miami, Florida, unites today’s top Latin music artists and key Latin music industry influencers for four days of provocative presentations, panel discussions, exclusive superstar Q&As, compelling case studies, cutting-edge artist showcases, and exclusive networking events. Attendees will also have access to the new Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards, Powered by CLIO and hosted by Telemundo and mun2, the Billboard En Concierto series and the popular Billboard BASH, featuring a new format and venue. For details on The Billboard Latin Music Conference, visit BillboardLatinConference.com.