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New York, NY and Miami, FL – November 1, 2016 – The 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina will be televised for the second year in a row exclusively on TELEMUNDO this Sunday, November 6 at 6pm ET/PT / 5pm CT. The two-hour show, featuring hosts Jaime Camil and Angelica Vale, Jorge Bernal and iHeartRadio’s host Enrique Santos will include performances by top Latino stars Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Juanes, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, J Balvin, Intocable, Yandel, Farruko and Gente de Zona.
Fiesta Latina, which once again celebrates the best of Latin music, will broadcast from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida and feature a star-studded line-up of renowned celebrity presenters, including TELEMUNDO’s Carmen Aub, Carmen Villalobos, Carolina Gaitan and Carolina Miranda.
For the first time, iHeartRadio will present Pitbull the inaugural iHeartRadio Premio Corazon Latino award which will be presented to him by Enrique Santos, anchor of iHeartMedia’s new Spanish-language station TÚ 94.9. The award honors an individual that exemplifies their big heart by enhancing the lives, culture, heritage and future of the Latin community in the United States. Pitbull is receiving the award for embodying the power and passion of being Latino, which iHeartRadio celebrates annually at Fiesta Latina.
About the hosts:
- Award winning actor Jaime Camil plays Rogelio de la Vega on the CW hit series “Jane the Virgin.” He began his career as a singer before going on to star in hit telenovelas “Mi Destino Eres Tu” and “La Fea Mas Bella in his native Mexico.” Camil has starred in a multitude of award-winning films including “Pulling Strings,” “200 Cartas” (alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda), and “7 Dias” (which earned him critical acclaim and “Best Supporting Actor” honors from Mexico’s Premios ACE. He has led many musicals in Mexico City including “West Side Story,” “Hook” and “Aladdin” and recently wrapped a two month run on Broadway starring as “Billy Flynn” in America’s longest-running hit musical CHICAGO.
- Renowned Mexican actress, comedian and singer, Angelica Vale, has worked in the entertainment industry for almost thirty years. Her vast experience includes theatre, film, TV shows, TV series, telenovelas and musical productions, in addition to several awards and industry recognitions. Her charisma and talent have positioned her as one of the most successful Hispanic artists of all time. Angelica is currently filming TELEMUNDO’s upcoming comedy “La Fan,” slated for premiere in 2017.
- This year’s backstage host is Jorge Bernal, one of the most popular and beloved TV personalities in U.S. Hispanic television. He is the host of TELEMUNDO’s “Suelta La Sopa.” Honored with a national Emmy®, Jorge became known to viewers across the nation as the entertainment anchor for “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste.”
- Enrique Santos, iHeartRadio’s Spanish radio superstar and anchor of iHeartMedia’s new Spanish-language station TÚ 94.9 has an unparalleled profile within the Latino community as a top-rated on-air talent, trusted source, social and media influencer, content creator and community spokesperson and leader. TÚ 94.9 is the new home of the top rated Enrique Santos Show on weekday mornings and is also syndicated by Premiere Networks on Spanish-speaking stations across the U.S.
The iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina is part of iHeartMedia’s successful roster of major concert events, which includes the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the biggest live concert event in radio history, which features more than 20 A-list artists across every music genre on one stage; the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party; the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour; the iHeartCountry Festival; the iHeart80s Party; and the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which generated 115 billion social media impressions.
Proud partners of the 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina include BACARDÍ Rums, Bud Light Chelada, Chevron con Techron®, Doritos Dinamitas®, Macy’s, Mederma: Skin Care for Scars, State Farm®, Triple X The Return of Xander Cage, and Verizon.
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TELEMUNDO is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios – the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content – as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events, reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations and 54 broadcast affiliates. TELEMUNDO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
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