Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony to embark on global search for talent


MUMBAI: As part of their transcontinental quest to find the world’s most extraordinary talent across North and South America for ¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN, the greatest live show ever to celebrate Latin music, artistry and dance, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will launch an epic 21-country search starting this July.

In partnership with show director Jamie King, American Idol creator Simon Fuller, Facebook, YouTube, and BlackBerry, Lopez and Anthony personally invited the nearly one billion strong Latin American community to join in the celebration.

“Very soon the world’s heart will beat to the tune of Latin rhythms and we’re looking forward to experiencing history in the making. It is with great pride that we embark on this amazing and very personal mission to discover and celebrate the most captivating talent the world has ever seen,” said Anthony and Lopez.

Starting on 1 June, those interested in helping discover ¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN will have the unprecedented opportunity to nominate their country’s most amazing talent on Facebook ( Simultaneously, the most authentic, genuine and talented entertainers of all ages across the Americas will be able to submit their audition exclusively on ¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN’s YouTube channel (

Nominations and submissions will be reviewed each week leading up to Marc and Jennifer’s visits to the various regions.

From mid July through the end of August, Marc and Jennifer will travel to remote villages and major cities throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Uruguay, and the US, among others.

This undertaking will be documented in a television series, ¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN, that will capture the drama and intense emotions of the incredible stories and personal journeys that Jennifer and Marc uncover.

¡Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN will be filmed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and broadcast simultaneously on television networks across 21 countries in North America, Central America, and South America.