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Telemundo Postpones Billboard Latin Music Awards

Telemundo has postponed the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which was to happen April 23 from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has recommended a limit to the size of public gatherings with the coronavirus outbreak ongoing.

Related: Telemundo Launches Coronavirus-Themed Nightly Newscast

The LatinFest+ conference, scheduled for April 20-23 at The Venetian, has also been postponed.

“The health and safety of our guests, artists, participants and staff continue to be our highest priority, and we look forward to rescheduling the awards show and conference in the near future,” said Telemundo and Billboard. 

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.