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Rafael Amaya, Jacky Bracamontes and Cristián de la Fuente to host the Latin AMAs 2022

Latin AMAs 2022 will be broadcast on Telemundo on Thursday, April 21 from the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Miami, FL, April 7, 2022 — Telemundo announced today that internationally renowned actors and television stars Rafael Amaya, Jacqueline Bracamontes, and Cristián de la Fuente will be the official hosts of the 2022 Latin American Music Awards (Latin AMAs), that will be broadcast LIVE on Telemundo on Thursday, April 21 starting at 7pm/6c from the Michelob ULTRA Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The coveted event will pay tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans, and tickets to the event are now on sale on

Famed Mexican actress and host Jacky Bracamontes is back for the third time to host the Latin AMAs, while globally renowned actor and star of “El Señor de los Cielos,” Rafael Amaya, makes his Latin AMAs hosting debut alongside Chilean actor, television host and film and television producer Cristián de la Fuente.

Rafael Amaya is undoubtedly one of the most talented and recognized Latino actors in the entertainment world. He has a successful career that includes leading roles in theater productions, films in English and Spanish, as well as television series for Europe, the United States and Latin America. The actor, who is also an entrepreneur, is best known for his iconic starring role as Aurelio Casillas in Telemundo’s original series “El Señor de los Cielos,” which recently announced its upcoming eighth season. He is a two-time recipient of the Premios Tu Mundo award for his role as Aurelio Casillas, in 2014 and 2015. Amaya has participated in several other successful series such as “La Reina del Sur,” “Alguien Te Mira,” and has hosted the “Billboard Latin Music Awards,” the “Billboard Mexican Music Awards,” as well as “Premios Tu Mundo” several times. He has excelled in the English-speaking market thanks to films such as “Meddling Mom,” “Narco Soldiers,” and “Powder & Gold.” Amaya has diversified beyond acting, producing his first film, “Paco & Santo vs. America,” and as an entrepreneur, he started a successful clothing line in 2016 that includes Western Wear and luxury collections, with plans of expanding his brand to other categories.

Known for her talent and a charisma that has earned her the affection of audiences, positioning her as a favorite in the artistic world, Jacky Bracamontes has starred in successful telenovelas and films such as “Las Tontas No Van al Cielo,” “Heridas de Amor,” “Sortilegio,” “Un Padre No Tan Padre,” and “La Suerte de Loli.” She is considered a stellar figure in Mexican entertainment and has hosted some of the most important events in Spanish-language television, such as the “Latin Grammy Awards,” “Premios TVyNovelas,” “Premios lo Nuestro” and “Nuestra Belleza México.” She has also hosted “¡Viva el Mundial y Más!”, “La Voz” and “Así Se Baila” for Telemundo, “La Voz Mexico” for five consecutive seasons, and “Netas Divinas” for Unicable. In addition, she has been a judge on the “Nuestra Belleza Latina” pageant, has graced the cover of the most important fashion and lifestyle magazines in the world, and served as spokesperson for major advertising campaigns in the U.S. and Latin America.

Renowned Chilean actor, host, and film and television producer, Cristián de la Fuente, who has gained international exposure with successful projects in various countries, has participated in over 19 films, including several Hollywood productions such as “Driven” with Sylvester Stallone,Tommy Lee Wallace’s “Vampires: The Dead” with Jon Bon Jovi, “Once upon a Wedding,” “Minimal Knowledge,” and “Dawson Island 10.” He has also starred in multiple shows on the small screen, including “CSI miami,” “In Plain Sight,” “Private Practice,” and “Family Law,” as well as telenovelas such as “Quiero Amarte,” “Sueño de Amor,” and “En Tierras Salvajes,” in addition to over twenty series. He has hosted the “Latin Grammy Awards” and successfully produced four films, including “You Are My Home,” which was among the most watched during its debut week on Netflix, and most recently “Switch Up” with Jeff Fahey; he also produced the successful HBO series “Profugos.” Cristián recently served as a judge on Telemundo’s celebrity dance competition show “Así Se Baila” and finished filming the second season of “El Juego de las Llaves” for Amazon Prime Video.

The stars will certainly shine at the Latin AMAs, with renowned television and musical celebrities as award presenters, including Adamari López, Akim, Alicia Machado, Andrea Meza, César Millán, Cristina Eustace, Giselle Blondet, Grupo Firme, Héctor Sandarti, Jimena Gállego, Joel DELEÕN, José Luis Rodríguez El Puma, Julio Vaqueiro, Lenin Ramírez, Luis Vazquez, Mariah Angeliq, Mario Cimarro, Myrka Dellanos, Don René Camacho and Sofia Castro.

The Latin AMAs will feature performances by Adriel Favela, Black Eyed Peas, Boza, Calibre 50, Chesca, Chiquis, Christian Nodal, CNCO, Emilia, Esteman, Farruko, Gera MX, Gerardo Ortiz, Gloria Trevi, Goyo, Jesse & Joy, Jhay Cortez, Lit Killah, Los Ángeles Azules, Luis Fonsi, Lupita D’Alessio, María Becerra, Nicki Nicole, Ozuna, Prince Royce, Reik, Sofía Reyes, and Tiago PZK.

Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny tops the list of nominees with 10 mentions, followed by Jhay Cortez, who received eight, while Colombian artists J Balvin and Karol G, and Puerto Rican artist Rauw Alejandro, each received seven nominations.

The Latin AMAs, produced by MBS Special Events and Telemundo, will celebrate Latin music’s finest and showcase electrifying musical performances. The 2022 Latin AMAs will also stream live on Peacock and broadcast simultaneously on Spanish entertainment cable network, Universo and throughout the Americas on Telemundo Internacional. For more information, visit — the official website of the 2022 Latin AMAs. For the latest news, be sure to follow the Latin AMAs on social media and join the conversation by using the official hashtag #LatinAMAs.