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Jose Luis Rodriguez "El Puma" To Receive the Legend Award at the Latin American Music Awards

The renowned Venezuelan artist will also perform at this year’s awards show, which will take place on Thursday, April 15.

“El Puma” has earned the adulation of fans with iconic ballads, including "Culpable soy yo" (“Guilty am I), "Dueño de ti," "Pavo real" and "Agárrense de las manos." Born in Caracas, Venezuela as the youngest of 11 children, José Luis Rodríguez began his musical and acting career in 1963.

During the past six decades, he has recorded more than 60 albums, and has participated in over 34 soap operas, movies, and international series. His passion for music and determination have kept him acting and singing during this entire period, and even after undergoing a double lung transplant, the 78-year-old artist has continued to perform and delight audiences around the world.

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His body of work has firmly established his legacy as a legendary artist who transcends time and generations, maintaining his relevance today, and makes him more than worthy of the Latin AMA Legend Award.

Rodríguez joins the previously announced lineup of stars that will perform at this year’s event, including Ana Bárbara, Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Camilo, Carlos Vives, David Bisbal, Eslabon Armado, Gerardo Ortiz, Joss Favela, Karol G, Los Dos Carnales, Maluma, Myke Towers, Nicky Jam, and Piso 21

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The 2021 Latin AMAs will also broadcast simultaneously on the Spanish entertainment cable network, Universo, and throughout the Americas on Telemundo Internacional. For more information, be sure to follow the Latin AMAs on social media and join the conversation by using the official hashtag #LatinAMAs.


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