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Billboard: Telemundo and Univision to Simultaneously Broadcast ‘Somos Live!’ Benefit Concert

Oct 11, 2017

By: Suzette Fernandez

Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have come together to host the benefit concert “One Voice: Somos Live!,” and for the first time in the Spanish television history, Telemundo and Univision have joined forces to simultaneously broadcast the event.

Somos Live! will take place at Miami’s Marlins Park stadium on Saturday, October 14. Marc Anthony, Camila, Gente de Zona, Nicky Jam, DJ Khaled, Daddy Yankee, Magic!, Nacho, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos and Alejandro Sanz are set to perform live.

At the same time, from the NBC soundstage in Los Angeles, Demi Lovato, Maroon 5, Ricky Martin, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, Chris Martin, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Maxwell and Julia Michaels will also join the lineup for the broadcast event.

The benefit concert will air in Spanish (simultaneously) on Telemundo and Univision beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and NBC will join in the third hour to broadcast in English at 10 p.m. PT/ET. More participating stations will be announced soon.

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s Somos Una Voz is an alliance of artists to aid those in need from the effects of recent natural disasters. It will help provide food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to the areas affected by the recent unprecedented devastation from natural disasters throughout the southern United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and other affected areas in the Caribbean.

Funds raised from the telethon will benefit the following organizations: Feeding America, Save the Children, Habitat for Humanity, Unidos for Puerto Rico, United Way and UNICEF.

Source: Billboard

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