Latin AMAs celebrates fifth anniversary

Show airs October 17th on Telemundo

More than 60 international music and television stars will convene at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs) with an extraordinary mix of talent to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the show on October 17th. Artists set to appear include Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Romeo Santos, Anuel AA, Nacho, Gente de Zona, Piso 21, Christian Nodal and Becky G, as well as top celebrities Eugenio Derbez, Jacky Bracamontes, Carlos Ponce, David Zepeda, Mark Tacher, Gaby Espino, Angélica Vale, Catherine Siachoque, broadcast journalist María Celeste Arrarás and TV host Dra. Ana María Polo, among others.

The audience will experience 19 exciting musical performances and highlights of artist achievements during the announcements of the coveted awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The live event will broadcast on Telemundo, starting with the traditional and glamorous arrival of the stars on La Alfombra de Latin AMAs at 7 pm ET, hosted by Rashel Díaz, Rodner Figueroa, Jorge Bernal and Jessica Carrillo. This will be followed by the anticipated Latin AMAs ceremony at 8 pm ET, which will be hosted by internationally acclaimed comedian, actor and producer Eugenio Derbez and television actress, hostess and ex-beauty queen Jacky Bracamontes. The night will culminate with all the behind-the-scenes action on Latin AMA’s: Acceso VIP at 11:35 pm ET hosted by Jessica Carrillo, Stephanie “Chiquibaby” Himonidis and Rodner Figueroa. The award ceremony will also air simultaneously on Spanish-language entertainment cable network, Universo and in 20 countries throughout the Americas via Telemundo Internacional.

The awards ceremony will shine bright thanks to a stellar array of award presenters, including Alessandra Rosaldo, Alex Sensation, Ana Jurka, Angélica Vale, Carlos Ponce, Carmen Aub, Catherine Siachoque, Catriona Gray, Chiquis, Christian Acosta, Claudia Vergara, Dalex, David Zepeda, De La Ghetto, Dra. Ana María Polo, Erasmo Provenza, Farina, Gaby Espino, Gregorio Pernia, Guaynaa, Isabella Castillo, Iván Arana, Jeidimar Rijos, Jessica Cediel, Jhay Cortez, Karim Mendiburu, Kate del Castillo, Kimberly Reyes, Larry Hernández, Lorenzo Méndez, Luis Figueroa, Lunay, María Celeste Arrarás, Mariah, Mario Lopez, Mark Tacher, Matías Novoa, MoMo, Nastassja Bolívar, Ninel Conde, Pepe Gamez, Snow, T3r Elemento and Yashua.

Undoubtedly, one of the highlights of the evening will be the tributes to Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony, honored with the International Artist Award of Excellence, and Mexican singer and actress Becky G, who will receive the Extraordinary Evolution award.

Artists with most nominations this year include: Ozuna (9), Bad Bunny and Romeo Santos (8), Anuel AA (7), Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga (5), Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Marc Anthony, Maluma, Sebastián Yatra and T3r Elemento (4) and Becky G, Christian Nodal, DJ Snake, Drake, Farruko, J Balvin, Pedro Capó, Rosalía, Snow and Wisin & Yandel (3).

Television coverage surrounding the awards show will be complemented by a robust multi-platform coverage on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat from the @LatinAmas and @Telemundo accounts. This will include an exclusive livestream on Twitter from the Red Carpet, hosted by Christian Acosta, Nastassja Bolivar and Claudia Vergara, hosts of Latinx Now!. The presentation will take place at 7 pm ET on @LatinAmas, @LatinxNow and @Telemundo, with special guest Justin Sylvester from “Daily Pop” on E! and feature an electrifying musical performance by Rombai.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.