LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, today announced the addition of Wisin & Yandel to the H2O Music Festival, a celebration of the Hispanic 2.0 movement with a showcase of more than six hours of music and unique experiences. The duo will join John Legend as the two artists playing full sets at the festival taking place on Saturday, August 25 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park.
The H2O Music Festival lineup also features Snoop Dogg, Paulina Rubio, Gym Class Heroes, Intocable, Ozomatli, Paty Cantu, Alex Cuba and Romeo Testa. Coming off their successful debut at Univision’s “Premios Juventud” Youth Awards broadcast on Thursday, July 19, the Los Angeles event will also lend its stage to teenage newcomers Leslie Grace and Matt Hunter.
With two main stages, side by side, the H2O Music Festival also features Univision Radio’s DJ Cristian of KLVE Los Angeles and DJ Crème of X96.3 New York as mixers between acts.
Top-selling and GRAMMY® award winning duo Wisin & Yandel have been recognized as true giants of the Latin music world after bursting out from their hometown of Cayey, Puerto Rico. Since the release of their debut album, “Pa’l Mundo,” the kings of urban Latin music have set the standard for danceability and pop accessibility by combining elements of reggaeton and urban music, and by collaborating with some of music’s biggest names.
In the past five years, Wisin & Yandel have accumulated an impressive record-breaking 11 platinum albums in the U.S., as well as 10 platinum albums and eight gold albums across Latin America. They also garnered a 2009 GRAMMY Award for Best Latin Urban Album and two Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2008 for Best Urban Album for “Los Extraterrestres,” and a Latin GRAMMY in 2009 for Best Urban Song for “Abusadora.”
Tickets for the H2O Music Festival can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets including La Curacao and Walmart stores, by visiting Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone by calling 1-800-745-3000.