The Billboard Latin Music Awards will take place in Puerto Rico in 2010.
It'll be the first time the prizegiving has been held outside Florida in its 20-year history and Latino stars are thrilled by the news, which was announced at a press conference on Tuesday morning (17Nov09).
Colombian star Juanes tells Billboard.com, "I celebrate with great joy the fact that Puerto Rico will be the location for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. All the music in the region, in the island of music."
Enrique Iglesias adds, "What great news, the Billboard Latin music awards in the island. I'm sure that they will be historic."
And Puerto Rico native Ricky Martin states, "My island has always been witness to important musical events and for it to be the location for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards brings great pride to our culture."
The awards will take place on 29 April (10) at the Conrad in San Juan.