Telemundo Announces Finalists to 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Various Artists to join the program for the live announcement from Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Mexico and Puerto Rico on Tuesday, February 28

Miami, FL – February 27, 2012 – Telemundo will announce the list of finalists for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm during a special telecast of its morning show, “Levántate” on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 between 7AM -10 AM/ET. The 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm will take place on April 26 in Miami, Florida, and will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo.

The special broadcast of “Levántate” will feature some of the hottest music stars at different locations across the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico, who will join Rashel Díaz, Omar Germenos, Azucena Cierco and Daniel Sarcos at the studio in Miami for the important announcement.
 
The 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm is a mega production that honors the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin Music and features an impressive line-up of superstars.  The Billboard Latin Music Awards is the only recognition that truly reflects the best in Latin music, as determined by actual sales and radio play.  Based on album and digital track sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information monitored by Nielsen BDS, Billboard’s rankings are the world’s most authoritative music charts.  
 
Telemundo’s music special begins at 7PM with “La Alfombra de los Premios Billboard,” the highly anticipated red carpet arrivals pre-show which features the best in fashion and interviews with the stars as they parade down the carpet moments before the big show. This program is followed by the prestigious awards gala at 8PM ET/PT.  For details on The Billboard Latin Music Awards, visit: www.telemundo.com.