The Mexican singer/songwriter is also confirmed to perform at the “Billboards Duets” edition of the show, joining previously announced performers Juanes, Natalia Jiménez, Daddy Yankee, Don Omar and Marc Anthony.
The 66-year-old singer joins Latin music stars such as Thalía, Ricky Martin, Ana Gabriel and Alejandro Fernández, who have been given the special award in the past. His last three albums, Los Dúo (2015), Mis Número 1, 40 Aniversario (2015) and Los Dúo 2 (2016), have hit No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart.
Juan Gabriel recently released his new music video “Yo Te Recuerdo” featuring Marc Anthony. The track is part of Los Dúo 2, where he has songs with other artists like Franco de Vita, Carla Morrison and Paty Cantú.
Catch Juan Gabriel’s performance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards airing Thursday, April 28, at 8 p.m. ET on Telemundo.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference takes place April 25-28. To register, please visit http://www.billboardevents.com/latin