Happy first day of the rest of our lives! The live broadcast of this event was Tuesday evening, but the recording is below so that you can make it part of today’s celebrations.
It features appearances by Edward James Olmos, John Leguizamo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Becky G, Ivy Queen, Former Boston Red Sox David Ortiz aka Big Papi, Erik Rivera, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, and Nicholas Gonzalez. There are also musical performances from:
- Gaby Moreno featuring David Garza performing Fronteras
- An Emilio Estefan produced performance of One World, One Prayer performed by The Wailers, featuring Skip Marley, Shaggy, Farruko and Cedella Marley
- Reyes spoken word performance of The Promise
- Gilberto Santa Rosa performing Canta Mundo
- Mariachi Nuevo Santander performing This Land is Your Land
- All-Star Tejanos United – Stefani Montiel, Joe Posada, Shelly Lares, David Marez, Chente Barrera, DJ Kane, Art Tigerina, Mark Ledezma, Mario Ortiz, Members of LA 45 and Mariachi Azteca de America performing America The Beautiful: A Salute to the Latino Imprint
- Lin-Manual Miranda and Luis Miranda with a touching tribute to Puerto Rico
The hour-long special tells stories of Latino contributions to society and stories that touch on the Latino American narrative in the United States, its history and challenges, and the promise for a better tomorrow. The show honors members of Latino communities who kept the country running during the pandemic as members of our front line and essential workforce.