Daddy Yankee Set to Perform at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Daddy Yankee performs onstage during the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina festival presented by Sprint at The Forum on Nov. 22, 2014 in Inglewood, Calif. 

Daddy Yankee is confirmed to perform at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 27 at the University of Miami's Watsco Center.

The Puerto Rican reggaetón superstar and Luis Fonsi will take the stage for the worldwide television premiere of their monster hit "Despacito." The pair recently dropped a new remix featuring Justin Bieber, and after just 24 hours on YouTube, it became the biggest musical debut on the streaming platform, surpassing 20 million worldwide views.

During Daddy Yankee's performance, the five-time finalist will also debut a new track. 

Other performers throughout the night include J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Gente de Zona, Zion y Lennox, Alejandro Fernández and Morat.

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, from the Netflix series Ingobernable, and Puerto Rican actor and singer Carlos Ponce will host the awards ceremony that will air live on Telemundo. Presenters include ChocQuibTown, Sofía Reyes, Olga TañónSin Bandera, Juan Luis Guerra and Ednita Nazario, among others.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 24-27 at the Ritz Carlton Miami Beach. To register, visit BillboardLatinConference.com.

For more coverage on the Billboard Latin Music Awards go to PremiosBillboard.com.

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