Eva Longoria and Daddy Yankee to Recieve Top Honors at Premios Tu Mundo

To Air Live on Telemundo on Thursday, August 15 8PM/7c 8PM/7c

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Miami, FL – Telemundo announced today the recipients of two special awards during the 2013 edition of Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards).  Eva Longoria will receive NCLR’s ALMA de tu Mundo award and Daddy Yankee will be bestowed with the Poder Musical award. The star-studded awards show will be broadcast live on Thursday, August 15 at 8pm/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida, and will also feature the anticipated arrivals pre-show La Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo.

The ALMA de Tu Mundo award, presented by Telemundo in conjunction with the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) recognizes artists who use their fame and talent to help the neediest in society and create awareness of various philanthropic endeavors.  Handed out for the first time ever, the ALMA de Tu Mundo acknowledges the work of actress/philanthropist Eva Longoria, who has been engaged in many causes on behalf of the Latino community to help ensure a better future for Hispanic families through civic engagement, voting, education, and entrepreneurship.

The National Council of La Raza is the creator of the ALMA Awards, the only awards show presented in English honoring Latinos in the entertainment industry and airing in prime time nationwide. The ALMA Awards, which will broadcast live on Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/7PM PT through MSNBC TV, is an award ceremony that celebrates the triumph of Latinos in music, film and television, uniting entertainment with social causes.

During its second edition, Premios Tu Mundo will also hand out for the first time Telemundo’s Poder Musical award, reserved only for artists who with courage, talent and innovative power revolutionize the world of music.Daddy Yankee was selected to receive the coveted recognition because of his unstoppable success that spans more than a decade. His unique innovating power has led him to place the urban music genre not only on the map but atop music charts around the globe.

Premios Tu Mundo will be by hosted by telenovela stars Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz, will also feature electrifying performances by Daddy Yankee, Natalia Jimenez, Banda Los Recoditos, Victor Manuelle, Aracely Arambula,Cristian Castro, Voz De Mando, Elvis Crespo, Tito “El Bambino,” Carlos Ponce, Roberto Junior y Su Bandeño, Aaron Diaz, Gabriel Coronel, Paola Guanche, and exclusively from Broadway to Telemundo, the world famous STOMP.

Through fan voting and a selection process that combines the power of television, web, mobile and social media platforms, Premios Tu Mundo gives viewers the final say in what’s hot in novelas, music, fashion, movies and sports, selecting from 20 competing categories, and making the winners a true reflection of the people’s choice.  The list of finalists selected by fans includes top Latino music stars Don OmarPitbullPrince RoyceWisin y YandelGerardo Ortiz and Jesse & Joy; novela stars Rafael AmayaAracely ArambulaChristian Bach and Saul Lisazo; top Hollywood Latino stars such as Michelle Rodriguez and Zoe Saldaña; and sport icons Lionel “Leo” Messi and Chicharito Hernandez, among others. See the full list of Finalists atwww.PremiosTuMundo.com.  The winners for each category will be announced at the coveted awards show.