Telemundo announced this week 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 8 p.m. ET 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.
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. The complete list of nominees, and all details about this star-studded event, can be found at www.PremiosTuMundo.com.
Gaby Espino is undoubtedly one of the most recognized telenovela stars around the world. After successfully hosting Telemundo’s reality show YO ME LLAMO, the striking actress returns to the screen in Telemundo’s original production SANTA DIABLA. Born in Venezuela, Gaby has starred in outstanding original productions, including MAS SABE EL DIABLO, SIN VERGUENZA, OJO POR OJO and many more. She was also co-host in 2012 of the first edition of PREMIOS TU MUNDO on Telemundo. Gaby has graced the cover of many international magazines and has been included various times in the "50 Most Beautiful" list by People en Español magazine.
Renowned Mexican actor Aarón Díaz joined Telemundo this year, becoming an exclusive talent at the network after starring in numerous internationally successful telenovelas and participating in the ABC TV series PAN AM. SANTA DIABLA marks his first starring role in Telemundo, acting alongside stars Gaby Espino, Ximena Duque and Carlos Ponce. A native of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Aaron jumped to stardom in 2002 with the popular series CLASE 406 that broke records by broadcasting uninterruptedly for a year and seven months. Since then, he has participated in numerous worldwide hit productions like TERESA, BARRERA DE AMOR and LOLA ERASE UNA VEZ.