MIAMI, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision and Eventus announce the 2013 Premios Juventud VIP Tour (PJ VIP Tour) presented by Dr Pepper, a series of private concerts featuring performances by today's hottest Latin music artists, including past and present "Premios Juventud" nominees and winners. In the lead to the 2013 "Premios Juventud" youth awards show airing on the Univision Network on Thursday, July 18, the PJ VIP Tour will make stops in Miami, Houston, Chicago, New York and will culminate in the city of Los Angeles.
"The PJ VIP Tour brings the excitement and passion of 'Premios Juventud' to life to music fans throughout the country," said Rick Alessandri, executive vice president, Enterprise Development, Univision Communications Inc. "These events extend our commitment to bring audiences engaging content where ever they are."
The PJ VIP Tour presented by Dr Pepper launches in Miami on Thursday, June 6 with an exclusive performance by Latin music superstar Elvis Crespo featuring a special appearance by Fito Blanko. The same sensational line up will storm Houston the following week on Thursday, June 13. Next, the PJ VIP Tour will roll into Chicago on Thursday, June 20 for a show featuring the latest regional Mexican sensation Noel Torres. On Sunday, June 30 the tour turns up the heat in New York with reggaeton duo Alexis y Fido. The PJ VIP Tour then wraps up on Sunday, July 7 in Los Angeles with multi-platinum recording superstar Tito El Bambino.
"In this, the fifth year of the PJ VIP Tour, we are more committed than ever to extend the reach of Premios Juventud by bringing the finest young artists in the industry closer to an avid audience," said Nelson Albareda, Eventus' President and CEO. "Through our continued partnership with Univision and Dr Pepper, PJ VIP Tour has evolved into one of the most prominent live event platforms in the nation, a series of high-energy concerts that bring America's youth in a unique gathering of fans, artists and brands, leading up to the exciting night of the awards show.""Premios Juventud" is Univision Network's youth awards show celebrating music, sports, fashion, movies and pop culture. The 2012 edition set ratings ablaze , delivering 4.1 million Total Viewers 2+, 2.1 million Adults 18-49 and 1.2 million Adults 18-34, while making Univision the No. 1 network , regardless of language, for the night among Adults 18-34 for the fifth consecutive year. In addition "Premios Juventud" and Univision ranked No. 1 for social TV activity on the night of the 2012 broadcast. For continuous coverage of "Premios Juventud" and chances to win tickets to the PJ VIP Tour in your hometown, visit PremiosJuventud.com About Univision Communications Inc. Univision Communications Inc. ( UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include 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 reaching 96% of U.S. Hispanic households; UniMas, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 89% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavision, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings - De Pelicula, De Pelicula Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; UVideos, the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive, a network of products and offerings including Univision.com , which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Movil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher 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 Univision.net . About Eventus Eventus is an experiential, sports and entertainment 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, 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. SOURCE Eventus