MIAMI, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision and Eventus today announced the dates and lineup of the artists who will headline the 2015 Premios Juventud VIP Tour (PJ VIP Tour) presented by Dr Pepper® with McDonald's® as official sponsor, a series of private concerts with performances by today's leading Latin music stars, including past Premios Juventud nominees and winners. Paving the way to the 2015 Premios Juventud Awards Show airing on the Univision Network on Thursday, July 16, the PJ VIP Tour will make stops in Miami, Los Angeles, San Jose, Houston, and will finish in Chicago.
"The Premios Juventud VIP Tour is an exciting opportunity for fans throughout the country to see their favorite artists perform live," said Alberto Ciurana, president of Programming and Content for Univision Communications Inc. "Univision is thrilled to partner with Dr Pepper and McDonald's to bring this musical event to life in cities across the U.S."
The schedule and lineup for the PJ VIP Tour presented by Dr Pepper, with official sponsor McDonald's, is as follows:
- Miami. Friday, June 5th. FARRUKO.
- Los Angeles. Thursday, June 11th. KEVIN ORTIZ and ADRIEL FAVELA.
- San Jose. Thursday, June 18th. LUIS CORONEL.
- Houston. Thursday, June 25th. NOEL TORRES.
- Chicago. Thursday, July 9th. LUIS CORONEL.
"Seven years ago, we set out to celebrate Hispanic youth by connecting fans, artists and brands in the spirit of the Premios Juventud Awards, and thanks to our sponsors and fans across the country that is exactly what we have achieved with the PJ VIP Tour," said Nelson Albareda, President of Eventus. "Eventus and Univision continue to bring the hottest young artists face to face with their fans, and this year we are excited to bring the tour to San Jose and the northern California region for the first time as we expand the experience."
Premios Juventud is Univision Network's youth awards show celebrating music, sports, fashion, movies and pop culture. The 2014 edition set ratings ablaze, delivering an average audience of 4.3 million Total Viewers 2+, 2.2 million Adults 18-49, 1.1 million Adults 18-34 and 1.5 million Persons 12-34 and positioned Univision as the No. 1 network for the entire night among both Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. "Premios Juventud" was also the No. 1 program on all of television on this night among the younger 18-34 and 12-34 viewers.
For continuous coverage of Premios Juventud and a chance to win tickets to the PJ VIP Tour in a city near you, visit www.PremiosJuventud.com. Fans can also follow @PremiosJuventud and #PJVIPTour for the most up-to-date information and content.
Source: Nielsen, NPM, Thursday (07/17/2014) 8:00pm-11:00pm, Live+SD.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 61 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, UVideos, a bilingual digital video network and Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI's assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.
Eventus is an experiential, sports, entertainment, and shopper marketing company focused on connecting brands with consumers. Eventus operates distinct business units focused on delivering innovative event properties, media properties, and integrated promotional programs targeting the multicultural markets. The company is headquartered in Miami with offices in major cities across the United States. For more information on Eventus, please visit www.eventuslive.com.
About Dr Pepper
Dr Pepper, a brand of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS), is the oldest major soft drink in the United States. Since 1885, the 23 flavors of Dr Pepper have earned legions of fans that enjoy its unique, refreshing taste. The brand is available in Regular, Low Calorie, Diet, 10 calorie, Caffeine Free and Cherry varieties. DPS is a leading producer of flavored beverages, marketing Dr Pepper and 50-plus other beverage brands across North America and the Caribbean. For more information, visit DrPepper.com or DrPepperSnapple.com. For the brand's latest news and updates, follow Dr Pepper at Facebook.com/DrPepper or Twitter.com/DrPepper.
About McDonald's USA
McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 27 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at approximately 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. Follow us on Twitter.com/MeEncanta and Facebook.com/McDonaldsLatinofor updates on our business, promotions and products.