Telemundo announced that telenovela stars Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz will host the 2013 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards), the three-hour star-studded awards show to be broadcast live on Thursday, August 15 at 8pm/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The special also will feature “La Alfombra de Premios Tu Mundo,” the anticipated arrivals pre-show hosted by Alessandra Villegas, co-host of Telemundo’s “Un Nuevo Dia,” Jorge Bernal co-host of Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids,” and popular mun2 talent Guad Vanegas. Fans can also follow the excitement via Twitter @premiostumundo and Facebook.com/PremiosTuMundoTV, and join the conversation at #PremiosTuMundo.
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. Voting closes today, and next week Telemundo will announce the finalists selected from the eclectic list of categories that includes: The Perfect Couple, Best Villain, I’m Sexy and I Know It, Best Social Fan Club, Favorite Viral Video and Sports Sensation of the Year, among others. Nominees included top Latino music stars Carlos Vives, Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Wisin y Yandel, Gerardo Ortiz and, Jesse & Joy; novela stars Rafael Amaya, Aracely Arambula and, Christian Bach; top Latino stars in Hollywood such as Michelle Rodriguez, Zoe Saldaña and, Gael Garcia Bernal; sport icons Lionel “Leo” Messi, Juan Manuel Marquez and Chicharito Hernandez, among many others.