Telemundo to Air Three TV Specials Surrounding the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Jesse & Joy
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Jesse Huerta and Joy Huerta of Jesse & Joy attend Telemundo's Latin American Music Awards at the Dolby Theatre on Oct. 8, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif.  

In anticipation of the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards, Telemundo will air three TV specials surrounding the awards ceremony that will take place April 28. 

The one-hour special Detras de la Fama, hosted by Rashel Diaz, will broadcast Saturday April 23 at 9 p.m. ET and will feature exclusive in-depth interviews with Latin artists such as Jesse & Joy, Nicky Jam, Daddy Yankee and Julión Álvarez. All four are Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. For the full list of this year's nominees, click here

La Alfombra de Premios Billboard will air live prior to the awards at 7 p.m. and will showcase the arrival of artists on the red carpet of the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida. The awards ceremony will follow at 8 p.m.

The special night will culminate with Premios Billboard: Acceso VIP, a live post-awards show that will give audiences an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. 

The awards cap off the Billboard Latin Music Conference that will be held on April 25-28 in South Beach featuring key industry leaders and music stars. For registration information, head here

Billboard Latin Music Awards 2016


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