Tony Aguilar (radio personality)

Spanish presenter and television presenter

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Tony Aguilar
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Born
Antonio Aguilar Rodríguez

(1973-05-04) 4 May 1973 (age 48)
OccupationRadio DJ, television presenter

Antonio Aguilar Rodríguez (born 4 May 1973) better known as Tony Aguilar is a Spanish radio DJ and television presenter.

Career

Radio

In the early 1990s, Aguilar was the runner-up in a national disc jockey contest, and as a result he was hired for the local broadcast of Los 40 in Radio Barcelona.[1]

In 1995, Aguilar debuted in nationwide radio with radio breakfast show Anda ya on Los 40, which he hosted until 1998.[2] He also presents the hitlist show Del 40 al 1 since 1995.[3] In 1998, Aguilar started to present 40 Principales Radio Show.[4]

Since 2015, Aguilar hosts 40 Global Show, a music programme that airs in twelve (eleven before the creation of Los 40 Nicaragua in 2017) Spanish-speaking countries of the Los 40 radio network.[5]

Television

In television, Aguilar hosted the music shows Leña al mono que es de goma on Antena 3 in 1993, and Zona franca, alongside Arancha de Benito, on TVE in 1995.[6] On 40 TV, he hosted Fórmula Weekend alongside Joaquín Luqui in 1999,[7] as well as Los 40 Principales between 2000 and 2005, and the television version of the hitlist show Del 40 al 1 until the channel's closure in 2017.[8] Aguilar then hosted Coca Cola Music Experience on Cuatro.[9]

In 2014, Aguilar was an occasional panelist for the talk show ¡Qué tiempo tan feliz!, hosted by María Teresa Campos on Telecinco.[10] In 2017, he was a panelist on the Spanish version of the talent show Fantastic Duo, on La 1.[11] In 2017 and 2018, Aguilar was also an occasional panelist for the talk show Viva la vida, on Telecinco.[12] In 2019, Aguilar was a judge on the La 1 music show La mejor canción jamás cantada, as well as a regular panelist on the La 1 talk show A partir de hoy.[13][14]

In 2018, Aguilar provided the Spanish commentary for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 alongside Julia Varela, a role he repeated in the 2019 Contest and the 2019 Junior Contest.[15][16][17]

Awards

In 2011, Aguilar was nominated for a National Radio Award for Best Music Presenter.[18] In 2016, Aguilar won the Ondas Award for Best Music Programme for Del 40 al 1.[19]

References

  1. ^ Liceras, Patricia M. (5 December 2017). Fundación Coca Cola España (ed.). "Tony Aguilar: "Si tienes un sueño, ve a por él, que se cumplen, como me pasó a mí"". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ Moral, Selene (5 December 2017). Los 40 (ed.). "AQUELLOS LOCOS INICIOS DE ANDA YA, BY TONY AGUILAR". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ EL AÑO 10 ES PARA MI EL 20!
  4. ^ Martín, Dani; Flores, Javier Menéndez (25 October 2011). Soñar no es de locos: Mi pequeño recorrido. Dani Martín, Javier Menéndez Flores (in Spanish). ISBN 9788499980690.
  5. ^ Los 40, ed. (21 September 2015). "NACE 40 GLOBAL SHOW, UN NUEVO PROGRAMA MUNDIAL DE 40 PRINCIPALES". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  6. ^ Sant Cugat estrena el sábado el mayor musical joven de TVE
  7. ^ 40 TV refuerza su fin de semana musical con 'Fórmula weekend'
  8. ^ Xavi Martínez sustituirá a Tony Aguilar en el programa 'Del 40 al 1 diario' de Los 40 principales
  9. ^ El nuevo especial musical 'Coca-Cola Music Experience' llega a Cuatro el próximo sábado 22 de noviembre
  10. ^ Tony Aguilar: "Creo que el éxito de 'Auryn' reside en su cercanía con la gente"
  11. ^ Los comentaristas de ‘Fantastic Duo’
  12. ^ Tony Aguilar: "Daddy Yankee quiere grabar una canción con Isabel Pantoja"
  13. ^ Tony Aguilar, primer juez confirmado para 'La mejor canción jamás cantada' de TVE
  14. ^ Gemma Nierga, Santiago Segura, Boris Izaguirre y Tony Aguilar serán colaboradores habituales de 'A partir de hoy'
  15. ^ "Tony Aguilar comentará junto a Julia Varela Eurovisión 2018" (in Spanish). RTVE. 14 March 2018.
  16. ^ "Tony Aguilar y Julia Varela comentarán Eurovisión 2019 y Nieves Álvarez será la portavoz del jurado español" (in Spanish). RTVE. 25 March 2019.
  17. ^ David, José (22 October 2019). "TVE emitirá el Festival de Eurovisión Junior 2019 por La 1 y TVE internacional". escplus.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  18. ^ "TONY AGUILAR, NOMINADO A LOS PREMIOS NACIONALES DE RADIO 2011" (in Spanish). Los 40. 21 September 2011.
  19. ^ Moral, Selene (21 September 2011). "LOS ONDAS PREMIAN A TONY AGUILAR EN EL 50 ANIVERSARIO DE LOS40" (in Spanish). Los 40.

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