Nelly Furtado, Wisin y Yandel, Ricardo Montaner, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, JenCarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos and Gilberto Santa Rosa are the latest acts added to the list of performers for the 2010 Premios Billboard De La Musica Latina. The event, sponsored by State Farm, will be filmed at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico and will air live on Thursday, April 29, at 7pm/6c on Telemundo.
Furtado is up for four Billboard awards, including Pop Airplay Artista del Ano Femenino (Female Artist of the Year). Meanwhile, Fonsi is nominated for six; Canela is a finalist in the “Artista Latino del Ano, Debut” (Latin Artist of the Year)” category; and Santa Rosa will compete for four awards, counting “Album Tropical Del Ano” (Tropical Album of the Year).
The above-mentioned artists join a long list of previously announced acts, including Tito “El Bambino,” Juan Luis Guerra, Camila, Thalia, Joan Sebastian, Pitbull and David Bisbal. More names will be added to the stellar roster in coming weeks. Fans can log on to www.telemundo.com for more information. Tickets to the award show are available on www.ticketpop.com.
The award show will cap off the Annual Billboard Conference de la Musica Latina (Annual Billboard Conference of Latin Music), which will feature a Q&A with Bachata group Aventura and an in-depth interview with salsa singer/actor Marc Anthony. It will take place from April 26 to the 29th at the Conrad en San Juan, Condado Plaza de Puerto Rico. For more information visit www.BillboardLatinConference.com.