Los Angeles – Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony will take to the television airwaves next month with "¡Q'Viva! The Chosen," a tour of 21 Latin American countries in search of undiscovered musical talent.
"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," the couple said in a statement released by the show's producer, XIX Entertainment, which also produces "American Idol."
Singers, dancers and musicians are invited to submit audition videos via YouTube, while the public can nominate contestants on the program's Facebook page.
"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," Lopez and Anthony said.
Between mid-July and the end of August the couple will visit cities and small towns in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Paraguay, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Uruguay, Aruba and the United States.
"¡Q'Viva! The Chosen" will be taped in English, Spanish and Portuguese and is to be aired simultaneously in all 21 countries included in the competition.