The Renowned actress, TV personality and influencer comes back to host the most prestigious music event joined by the biggest music and entertainment stars


Film, TV and Music Personalities to Present at the Star Studded Event Include Dr. Ana Maria Polo, Elyfer Torres, Erick Elias, Erik Hayser, Eugenio Derbez, Isabela Moner, J.R. Ramirez, Jackie Bracamontes, Jorge Salinas, Kany Garcia, Kate Del Castillo, Leila Cobo, Lupillo Rivera, Marjorie de Sousa, Mark Tacher, Natti Natasha, Pedro Capo, Sofia Reyes and Raymix


Miami, FL – April 8, 2019 – Telemundo announced today that renowned actress, TV host and influencer, Gaby Espino will return for the fourth time to host the Billboard Latin Music Awards accompanied by today’s music and entertainment biggest stars. In addition, the star-studded list of award presenters for the coveted awards ceremony will include the Host of “Caso Cerrado” Ana Maria Polo; “Betty en NY” stars Elyfer Torres and Erick Elias, “Preso No. 1” actor Erik Hayser, actors Isabela Moner and Eugenio Derbez from the upcoming film “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” “Manifest” actor J.R. Ramirez, host of “La Voz” Jacky Bracamontes, “Un Poquito Tuyo” actors Jorge Salinas and Marjorie de Sousa, Puerto Rican singer Kany Garcia, “La Reina del Sur 2” actors Kate Del Castillo and Mark Tacher, VP Latin Industry Lead for Billboard Leila Cobo, Regional Mexican artist Lupillo Rivera, Latin urban artist Natti Natasha, Puerto Rican singer Pedro Capo, Mexican singer and songwriter Sofia Reyes, and Mexican Electrocumbia artist Raymix.

The most prestigious awards show in the Latin music world will broadcast live on Telemundo Thursday, April 25 at 8pm/7c from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The show will also air simultaneously on Spanish-language entertainment cable network, Universo, and throughout the Americas via Telemundo Internacional. Tickets to the event are on sale at, the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino box offices or by calling (702) 632-7777.

Actress, TV host, entrepreneur and one of the Latina personalities with more engagement and presence in the social media landscape, Gaby Espino, has become an A-lister in the Latin American entertainment industry. In 2015, she was the main host of the “Billboard Latin Music Awards,” the most watched telecast in the awards history; she returned to host the ceremony in 2016 and 2018. Espino was also the host of “Premios Tu Mundo” from 2011 to 2014. She recently starred in Telemundo’s international series “Jugar con Fuego.” Espino also participated in the third and fourth season of Telemundo’s Super Series “Señora Acero,” and has previously garnered acclaim as the lead actress in Telemundo’s successful telenovela “Santa Diabla” in 2013, among many other productions.

In 2015, Espino launched her lipstick brand Gaby Espino Lipsticks. In addition, with the desire in strengthening the bond with her audience, she launched her website and YouTube channel GabyEspinoTV, which have since achieved an established fan-base of over 19 million followers who actively engage and are extremely loyal to her content, empowering messages, best kept secrets, and tips.

The 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards will feature performances by Marc Anthony, Romeo Santos, Becky G, Wisin, Reik, Anuel, Anitta, Sebastian Yatra, Ozuna, Carlos Vives, Bad Bunny, CNCO, Banda MS and Karol G. More performances to be announced soon. Exclusive content about this year’s three-hour ceremony, in addition to the complete list of finalists, can be found at, the official website of the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Fans can be part of the action of the star-studded event following @LatinBillboards across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat as TeamTelemundo, and join the conversation using #Billboards2019.

The awards are the culmination of Billboard’s Latin Music Week, which will take place on April 22-25 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now in its 29th year, Latin Music Week & Conference is the biggest and longest-running event dedicated to Latin Music in the world. The most respected conference in Latin music, will bring the top artists, executives and power players in the industry together for a week of concerts, showcases, interviews, keynotes and industry panels. For information visit or email

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About Billboard Media Group:

Billboard is the world's largest voice in music, built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music. From the iconic Billboard magazine to, the ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music fans, to the industry's most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music – the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry alike. Billboard has a social media footprint of 25.5M+ million social followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, and creates more than 160M+ cross-platform video views per month. Billboard magazine has published major news-generating covers recently including Travis Scott, Janet Jackson, Lil Wayne, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, BTS, and more. In December 2018, the Billboard Women in Music ceremony, which honored Ariana Grande as Woman of the Year, was live-streamed globally on Twitter. In 2016, The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group acquired Spin Media’s storied music assets Spin, Vibe, and Stereogum, establishing the world’s largest music brand by digital traffic, social reach, and audience share. The combined entity of music and entertainment properties now reaches 41 Million + unique visitors and more than 20% of U.S. millennials.

About Ants TV Production, Inc.:

Ants TV Production, Inc. is an international company specialized in management, creative and production services for the entertainment and television industry. For the past 25 years and with Tony Mojena as its principal, Ants TV Production, Inc. has been in charge of some of the most important TV productions, artist management, concert productions, event management, corporate clients and creative concept development for TV and Radio networks. Ants TV Production, Inc. is a full production powerhouse with a proven, successful turnkey operation and counts with the most qualified experts and experienced professionals in the industry. Ants TV Production, Inc. specializes in a variety of TV show formats, live televised and non-televised events providing high quality production and creative services with world class technology.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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