Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off today (Sept. 15), and the best in Latin culture and music are being celebrated during iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina on October 8th.
Hosted by iHeartRadio's Enrique Santos, the virtual event will feature performances from Ozuna, Prince Royce, Anitta, Manuel Turizo, Myke Towers, Camilo and Nicky Jam. During the show, fans can watch the remote performances from the artists' homes and studios around the world, as well as hear stories from members of the Latin community of who have changed the world of art, television, cinema, radio and politics.
Additionally, Nicky Jam will be honored with the 2020 iHeartRadio Corazón Latino Award Presented by Ally. The award celebrates an individual that exemplifies their big heart through their selfless work in enhancing the lives, heritage and future of the Latin community. Nicky Jam has given back to the Hispanic community in many ways, including his relief efforts following Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and helping less fortunate families in Colombia.
Fans can tune in to watch 2020 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina on Thursday, October 8 via LivexLive, as well as a broadcast across iHeartMedia's Spanish Mainstream Hits, Tropical, Regional Mexican, Tejano, Hot AC and Oldies radio stations nationwide. This year's iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina will also air as a one-hour special on Hulu on October 8, with a replay available through October 15.
Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino and on-air personality for iHeartRadio, Enrique Santos, explained in a statement of Hispanic Heritage Month and the upcoming iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina:
"At a time when COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting the Latin community and people of color, we hope the 2020 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and our month-long Hispanic Heritage Month spotlight of the inspiring thought leaders impacting today's culture will be a reminder of our resilience and achievements. Now more than ever, this year's Fiesta Latina will be a celebration of our community. Although music fans will not be able to physically attend the event in person given the limitations on live events during the pandemic, they can still experience the energy and excitement of this mega-concert via the stream and broadcast."
All throughout Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15), iHeartRadio is shining the spotlight on the achievements and contributions from some of today's biggest artists, personalities, politicians and more from the Latin community via iHeartRadio's national network of broadcast radio stations, on the iHeartRadio app and iHeartLatino social channels. Hear about Pope Francis, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Dolores Huerta, Jorge Ramos, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek, Sofia Vergara, Jaime Camil, Eugenio Derbez, Chef Andres, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Jessica Alba, Ricky Martin, Walter Mercado, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ronda Rousey, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Ellen Ochoa, Sylvia Rivera, Celia Cruz, Selena, Don Francisco, John Leguizamo, Edward James Olmos, Eva Longoria, Shakira, María Celeste Arrarás and more.