With successful sold-out WORLD tours, 23 albums, over 50 music videos, and over 40 million albums sold worldwide, Chayanne is an undisputed icon of Latin pop. The Puerto Rican singer, actor and composer will hit the stage for the worldwide premiere of his latest single at the upcoming 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm®.
The longest-running and most prestigious Latin music awards show will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo, Thursday, April 24 at 7pm/6c from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida. The complete list of finalists, in addition to exclusive content about this year’s event, can be found at Telemundo.com/PremiosBillboard. Fans can follow the excitement via: Facebook.com/LatinBillboards, Twitter.com/LatinBillboards and Instagram.com/LatinBillboards, using #Billboards2014.
A premier artist in the Latin music industry, Chayanne boasts 28 Top 10s on Hot Latin Songs, the fourth-most chart toppers on the list, and four No. 1s on the Top Latin Albums chart. With the unique dance style that personifies him, the award-winning artist is now gearing up for the much-anticipated launch of his 24th studio album and will set the Billboard Latin Music Awards stage on fire with the much awaited performance of his new single. An accomplished actor in his own right, he has appeared in film and TV with the likes of Vanessa Williams (Dance with Me), and Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal), and starred in the highly rated novela "Provocame" and mini-series "Gabriel." In 2010 he was also tapped by Disney to voice the lead character of Flynn Ryder in the movie "Enredados" (Tangled).
The longest-running and most prestigious Latin music awards show will also feature performances by 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Andrea Bocelli, Global Pop music superstar Laura Pausini, International superstar Ricky Martin, the biggest-selling salsa artist of all time Marc Anthony, Spanish Pop singer David Bisbal, The Voice of Pop Luis Fonsi, Bachata singer and returning coach on Telemundo’s La Voz Kids, Prince Royce, Colombian singer and songwriter Juanes, this year’s Billboard Hall of Fame Award recipient, Franco de Vita legendary Mexican music band La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho, and the "Mother of all bands" Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga, among others yet to be announced.
The awards show culminates the Billboard Latin Music Conference presented by State Farm® in Association with Pepsi, taking place on April 21 – 24 at the JW Marriot Marquis in Miami, Florida. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Conference is the longest-running and most prestigious event in the WORLD dedicated to Latin music. The event unites today’s top Latin music artists, key Latin music industry influencers and marketing leaders for four days of provocative presentations, panel discussions, exclusive Q&A’s with the hottest artists, compelling case studies, cutting-edge artist showcases, and exclusive networking events. Attendees will also have access to new panels, the new Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards Powered by CLIO and Hosted by Telemundo and mun2, the Billboard En Concierto series and the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert. For details on The Billboard Latin Music Conference, visit: BillboardLatinConference.com.
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