The “Queen of Grupero music,” Ana Barbara, telenovela leading man Juan Soler and TV personality Daniel Sarcos will share hosting duties at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, produced and broadcast live from Miami on Telemundo Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. ET.
For almost 25 years, the Billboard Latin Music Conference has been universally acknowledged as the most important annual Latin music industry event of the year. What insiders know is that the weeklong Miami event is not just about the suits -- conference participants get an all-access pass to the artists that matter in every genre of Latin music, in conversation as well as on stage. Here’s the scoop on the stellar line-up at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm® in Association with Pepsi.
With her signature sharp eyes, spiky eyebrows, and striking beauty, Ana Barbara is one of the leading female figures in Regional Mexican music, and is a Latin Grammy winner, accomplished songwriter, producer, and TV personality. Argentine-Mexican actor Juan Soler recently signed an exclusive contract with Telemundo to star in upcoming original productions, including “Marido en Alquiler.”
Venezuelan actor, singer, stand-up comedian, and co-host of Telemundo’s morning show “Un Nuevo Dia,” Daniel Sarcos rose to fame as the host of the Miss Venezuela pageant and “Súper Sábado Sensacional” on Venezuelan television channel, Venevisión.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards will feature performances by Maná, Draco Rosa Marc Anthony, Daddy Yankee, Roberto Tapia, Romeo Santos, Tito El Bambino, Juan Luis Guerra, Don Omar, La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho, Gerardo Ortiz, Michel Telo, and Carlos Vives.
The show represents the finale of the Billboard Latin Music Conference, which begins Tuesday in Miami. Head here for a preview of the conference and awards.