Gerardo Ortiz Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Latin Albums Chart
Gerardo Ortiz Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Latin Albums Chart

The 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards are right around the corner, and more artists are being added the closer it gets. The latest round of announced performers includes Gerardo Ortiz, 3BallMty, Michel Telo, El Bebeto, Larry Hernandez, and America Sierra, while Intocable will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event, set for April 26 in Miami, broadcast on Telemundo beginning at 7 p.m.


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The newly-announced performers join an already star-studded lineup, which includes Don Omar, Prince Royce, Juanes, Daddy Yankee, Paulina Rubio, and Jenni Rivera.

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Ortiz recently won 6 awards at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, with he and Hernandez on the cutting edge of Mexican Corrido music. 3BallMty is pioneering new genre Tribal Guarachero, El Bebeto has been referred to as "Banda's Heartthrob," while Brazilian artist Michel Telo has taken the Latin world - and the globe - by storm.

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Intocable, who will also perform at the awards show, have been innovators of the Tejano/Norteño genres across their 15-album career, selling millions and landing 11 albums atop the Billboard Mexican Regional Albums Chart and 15 records reaching the pinnacle of the Billboard Regional Mexican Songs Chart.