35TH ANNUAL IMAGEN AWARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS
Apple TV+’s Little America, Quibi’s Thanks a Million, Netflix’s Mr. Iglesias, and Dora and the Lost City of Gold Among Award Winners
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 24, 2020) — The 2020 Imagen Awards were announced this evening during the live-stream ceremony on The Young Turks network (TYT.com). Hosted by comedian Aida Rodriguez the awards honored some of Hollywood’s distinguished talent.
Under the theme of “The Power of Our Voices,” this year’s awards received first time entries from networks such as Apple TV+ and Quibi taking home wins for Little America and Thanks a Million respectively. While the Best Actress in a Feature Film was tied between Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers (STX Films, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions) and Isabela Merced, Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Paramount Pictures).
Special performances by recording artists Angela Aguilar, La Marisoul, and Gaby Moreno came together as a unique ensemble, produced and directed by Cheche Alara, to a re-imagined Hallelujah as a ‘Mexican Ranchera,’ exclusively for the Imagen Awards. Additional performances by Isabela Merced with Apocalipsis and Madison Reyes from the new Netflix Original Julie and the Phantoms delivering the LIVE musical performance of her new hit single Wake Up.
This year’s Imagen (Spanish for “image”) Awards winners were determined by an independent panel of entertainment industry executives and Latino community leaders.