Gaby Espino to Host This Year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards

Gaby Espino is makin’ the host of the month…

The 42-year-old Venezuelan actress, model and presenter will host this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards, set to take place on Wednesday, October 21, according to Telemundo and Billboard.

Gaby Espino

Espino, known for her starring role in Jugar con Fuego, will be joined by Nicaraguan presenter and host of Latinx Now!, Nastassja Bolivar, who will offer behind-the-scenes coverage.

Additionally, a wave of artists, actors and Telemundo personalities have been announced as awards presenters, including Aymee Nuviola, Christian Chávez, Frederik OldenburgIvy Queen, Jacky Bracamontes, Jeimy Osorio, Luis Ernesto FrancoNatalia Jiménez, Osvaldo BenavidesPedro Capó, Samadhi Zendejas, Silvia Navarro, and Sofía Castro.

The 2020 BLMAs, led by 14-time finalists Bad Bunny and Ozuna, is the only awards show to honor the most popular albums, songs and performers in Latin music. The awards are determined by the actual sales, streaming, radio airplay and social data that informs Billboard‘s weekly charts during a one-year period from the rankings dated February 2, 2019, through this year’s January 25 charts.

Nicaragua’s Nastassja Bolivar Claims Best National Costume at Miss Universe

She may not have claimed the Miss Universe crown, but Nastassja Bolivar is the costume queen…

The 25-year-old Nicaraguan beauty queen has claimed the Best National Costume award at the annual pageant.

Nastassja Bolivar

Bolivar’s costume, which depicts the pre-Columbian indigenous empress, beat out the 85 other creative outfits to earn the coveted award.

The Best National Costume award was announced during the Miss Universe 2013 preliminary round held in Crocus City Hall.

Miss Nicaragua will receive a $5,000 credit card courtesy of the Russian Standard Bank.

Bolivar’s national costume features a feathered headdress and colorful sequined embroidery.

Bolivar, who grew up in Miami and spent her summer vacations in her home country, Nicaragua, dreams of becoming an entertainment producer and enjoys being active by playing volleyball, soccer, badminton and kickboxing. She is obsessed with board games and is proud to know some basic sewing skills, a handy talent for fashion emergencies.