FRENCH DUO LES TWINS, WINNER OF NBC’S “WORLD OF DANCE,” SET TO MAKE TELEMUNDO’S “PREMIOS TU MUNDO” GROOVE ON AUGUST 24 AT 8PM/7C

 

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FRENCH DUO LES TWINS, WINNER OF NBC’S “WORLD OF DANCE,” SET TO MAKE TELEMUNDO’S “PREMIOS TU MUNDO” GROOVE ON AUGUST 24 AT 8PM/7C

Press Release

August 10, 2017

Miami, FL – August 10, 2017 – On the heels of winning NBC’s ratings blockbuster dance competition, “World of Dance,” Telemundo announced that Twin Brother Hip-Hop Duo, Les Twins, will perform at the 6th annual “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards) live on Thursday August 24, 2017 at 8pm/7c from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. In addition, prolific urban Latin music singer-songwriter Yandel; Venezuelan singer-songwriter Nacho; CNCO, one of the most-feted new groups in Latin music history, and international pop star and actor Jencarlos Canela, will also hit the stage at the much awaited awards show. “Premios Tu Mundo” will be preceded by a one-hour pre-show special “Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo” and both will air simultaneously on Universo, the fastest growing Spanish-language entertainment cable network in the U.S., and in 24 countries throughout the Americas on Telemundo Internacional. Tickets for “Premios Tu Mundo” are available at Ticketmaster.com and the AA Arena box office.

Les Twins (Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois), the self-taught duo that became well known when their street dancing videos received millions of views on YouTube and made their way from performing on the streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, won the inaugural season of NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance." The program was led by a judging team of extraordinary dance superstars - Jennifer Lopez (who also serves as an executive producer), Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

Leading all music nominees this year, CNCO kicked off their first headlining tour this year, the Más Allá Tour, which has visited over 40 cities in 14 countries in the U.S. and Latin America. Emerging onto the music scene in 1995 as part of the successful duo Wisin y Yandel, rapper and singer-songwriter Yandel continues to make his own mark. His latest hit in collaboration with CNCO, “Hey DJ,” is nominated for Party-Starting Song by iHeartRadio. For the first time as a solo artist, after conquering fame as part of Chino y Nacho with their signature tropical and pop sounds, Nacho is churning out his own successful songs. His most recent hit, “Bailame,” continues to conquer the Latin music world. Jencarlos Canela was most recently seen at the 2017 MLS All-Star game in Chicago where he sang the national anthem. The multi-platinum artist collaborated with country singer/songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus on a new version of the hit “Achy Breaky Heart” for its 25th anniversary, and just launched “Dure Dure” with renowned reggaeton artist Don Omar. These artists join previously announced performances by Pepe Aguilar and Angela Aguilar, Miguel Bose, Christian Nodal, Gerardo Ortiz, Ozuna, and Olga Tañon.

A combination of music stars, actors and TV personalities will serve as award presenters including: Alberto Mateo, Ana Lorena Sanchez, Ana Maria Polo, Carlos Ponce, Carmen Aub, Carolina Miranda, Don Francisco, El Dasa, Gabriel Porras, Gregorio Pernia, Mauricio Henao, Michel Duval, Majida Issa, Mauricio Ochmann, Rafael Amaya, Raul Gonzalez, Rosie Rivera, and Samadhi Zendejas.

Hosted by Carmen Villalobos, Daniel Sarcos and Fernanda Castillo, the 2017 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” will feature 20 competing categories, in addition to the special discretionary awards. Top nominees include CNCO, Carlos Ponce, Carolina Gaitan and David Chocarro. Fans have until August 15 to vote for their favorite actors, musical artists, TV personalities, fan clubs and influencers at premiostumundo.com/vota. For the latest news, be sure to visit, and follow “Premios Tu Mundo” on social, joining the conversation by using the official hashtag #PremiosTuMundo.

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PTM Tweet: .@yandeloficial @CNCOmusic @nacholacriatura @jencarlosmusic & @NBCWorldofDance winner @offlestwins to perform @PremiosTuMundo Aug 24 on @Telemundo #PremiosTuMundo

PTM Facebook Post: Yandel, CNCO, Nacho, Jencarlos Canela and Les Twins, winner of NBC’s inaugural “World of Dance,” to perform @PremiosTuMundo on @Telemundo. Award presenters include: Alberto Mateo, Ana Lorena Sanchez, Ana Maria Polo, Carlos Ponce, Carmen Aub, Carolina Miranda, Don Francisco, El Dasa, Gabriel Porras, Gregorio Pernia, Mauricio Henao, Michel Duval, Majida Issa, Mauricio Ochmann, Rafael Amaya, Raul Gonzalez, Rosie Rivera and Samadhi Zendejas. Vote for your favorite actors, musical artists, TV personalities, fan clubs and influencers at premiostumundo.com/vota Watch the live awards ceremony August 24th on @Telemundo. #PremiosTuMundo

About Telemundo

Telemundo is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios – the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content – as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events. The network reaches 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 16 owned stations and 55 broadcast affiliates. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a local television station serving Puerto Rico. Telemundo is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About Ants TV Productions, Inc.

Ants TV Productions, 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 Productions, Inc. has been in charge of some of the most important TV productions, artist management, concert production, event management, corporate clients and creative concept development for TV and Radio networks. Ants TV Productions, 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 Productions, 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.

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