Chayanne to Receive Icon Award at 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards – The Hollywood Reporter
Chayanne will receive the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards, Billboard and Telemundo said Thursday.
The Billboard Icon Award is given to an artist who has carved out a career that has not only remained relevant over time, but has also made them the most distinguished artist of their genre, celebrated around the world for their musical and commercial successes. The Puerto Rican ballad and pop star – whose career spans more than four decades – has built a legacy as one of the most beloved and respected entertainers in the entertainment industry.
Chayanne is set to perform at the awards show, which will be streamed live via Telemundo on Thursday, September 29, and will also speak at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Week, where he will give his first interview in more than five years. .
The 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards, the oldest Latin music awards show, will take place at the Watsco Center in Miami. The finalists for the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards will be announced on August 18.
The three-hour live awards show, which will feature the biggest names in Latin music, kicks off at 8 p.m. ET, preceded by a one-hour red carpet special Billboard La Alfombra de los Premios. The awards will be simulcast on Spanish entertainment cable network Universo, throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional, and on demand the following day on Peacock.
As has been the case for more than 20 years, the Billboard Latin Music Awards coincide with Billboard’s annual Latin Music Week, the largest and most important gathering of the Latin music industry, which takes place from September 26 to 30. Latin Music Week will feature panels, conversations and workshops at Faena Forum, plus exclusive performances and fan experiences throughout the week in Miami.
It will also feature the launch of Billboard Español, Billboard’s new all-Spanish site, which will go live in September. To register and get information about Billboard Latin Music Week, go to billboardlatinmusicweek.com.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.