Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, has announced the launch of the Uforia Hangout Sessions, a series of live music streams, presented by Verizon.
Uforia will kick off a weekly digital livestream series of unfiltered and unforgettably intimate at-home experiences with Latin music’s biggest stars starting May 6th at 8 p.m. ET with Manuel Turizo and host Jackie Guerrido.
Fans can watch, ask questions and interact with artists each week on UforiaMusic.com/Verizon. The Uforia Hangout Sessions support Verizon’s Pay It Forward Live, the weekly streaming entertainment series in support of small businesses affected by COVID-19.
Featuring exclusive, interactive chats with the hottest Latin music acts today, the Uforia Hangout Sessions will allow fans to interact with their favorite artists and will also feature some surprise at-home performances. Confirmed artists participating in the Uforia Hangout Sessions include J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Sebastian Yatra, El Fantasma, Christian Nodal, Calibre 50 and Yandel with more artists to be announced. Univision personalities Jackie Guerrido and “El Bueno, la Mala, y el Feo” hosts Raul Molinar, Carla Medrano and Andres Maldonado will serve as hosts to the Pop / Rhythmic and Regional Mexican sessions, respectively.
The series will be live streamed every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on UforiaMusic.com/Verizon, Uforia’s Facebook and YouTube channels. The Uforia Hangout Sessions will also be available via local Uforia Audio Network stations’ social media accounts.
During each Uforia Hangout Session, fans will be able to interact with artists and hosts in real time via chat rooms, polls, and interactive on-screen elements. Additionally, viewers will be encouraged to support local businesses in their own communities by shopping online, ordering a meal or buying a gift card to be used when businesses reopen. For more information and to support small businesses, visit Verizon.com/PayItForwardLive.
“Music has the incredible ability to soothe the soul during trying times. In this particular time of need, we are proud to partner with Verizon and support the innovative Pay It Forward Live campaign in support of small businesses,” said Jesus Lara, President of Radio, Univision. “We’re also thrilled that such a talented community of artists has come together to bring awareness to this important cause and bring joy to Latino households across the country.”
Pay It Forward Live launched on March 26 with an intimate, at-home performance with Dave Matthews. Previous events have included Janelle Monáe, Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, Alicia Keys, Luke Bryan, Ryan Tedder, Aisha Tyler, FaZe Clan’s Nate Hill, Cizzorz, Marshmello and Pokimane.
The Uforia Hangout Sessions are an expansion of Univision’s Uforia brand, which includes the highly successful Uforia Music Series that brings the hottest Latin superstars and up-and-coming artists of our generation such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Anuel AA, Karol G, Natti Natasha, Pedro Capo, Wisin y Yandel, Zion y Lennox, Alex Fernandez, Banda MS, Fuerza Regida and many more, to cities nationwide. Uforia also features an audio network of 58 O&O radio stations and 205 affiliates that reach 20.7M listeners per week via linear radio and 13.6M digital audio listeners per month.