Additional Performers Announced For Latin GRAMMYs
(For a complete list of 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY nominees, click here.)
Nominees Banda El Recodo, Chino y Nacho, ChocQuibTown, and Alejandro Fernández, as well as jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, are the latest artists added to the lineup for the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. Additionally, nominees Nelly Furtado and Mala Rodríguez will perform together on the Biggest Night in Latin Music.
Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Vico C, Alex Cuba, and Tommy Torres; actors Kuno Becker and Gaby Spanic; Univision's "Primer Impacto" co-host Lourdes Stephen; and the reigning Miss Universe, Mexico's Ximena Navarrete. The Latin music industry's premier event is set for Nov. 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).
Additionally, the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast ceremony will be streamed live internationally on www.latingrammy.com beginning at 2 p.m. PT. Winners in approximately 35 of the 46 Latin GRAMMY categories this year will be announced prior to the evening's telecast — kicking off a full evening of celebrating excellence in recorded Latin music from around the world. The Pre-Telecast will take place from 2–3 p.m. PT at Mandalay Bay and the live stream will remain on the site for 30 days following the event. Presenters and performers for the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast will be announced shortly.
Female rapper Mala Rodríguez has two nominations: Best Urban Music Album for Dirty Bailarina, and Best Urban Song for "No Pidas Perdón."
Four-time Latin GRAMMY winner Banda El Recodo is nominated for Best Banda Album for Me Gusta Todo De Ti.
Reggaetón duo Chino y Nacho is up for Best Urban Music Album for Mi Niña Bonita.
The members of hip-hop trio ChocQuibTown — Gloria "Goyo" Martinez, Miguel "Slow" Martinez and Carlos "Tostao" Valencia — have a nod in Best Alternative Song for "De Donde Vengo Yo."
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Fernández is nominated for Best Ranchero Album for Dos Mundos Tradición.
GRAMMY winner Furtado has a nomination in the Best Female Pop Vocal Album category for Mi Plan.
Previously announced performers include Marc Anthony, Camila, Aida Cuevas, Pedro Fernández, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Jenni Rivera, Rosario, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Aleks Syntek, Johnny Ventura, and Wisin y Yandel, as well as a special performance by Prince Royce and Ben E. King. Previously announced presenters are Pepe Aguilar, Camilla Belle, Jorge Drexler, Kany García, Tito "El Bambino," and Alexa Vega. Actor/comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the Latin music industry's 11th annual premier event.
The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be supported on radio via Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards), and highlighted on the Internet at www.latingrammy.com and www.univisionmusica.com, including video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast. For access to the latest Latin GRAMMY news and photos, visit UnivisionMúsica.com on any Web-enabled mobile device.
Preceding the Awards show telecast, Univision will present exclusive "Noche De Estrellas" ("Night Of The Stars") coverage of the celebrity arrivals direct from the Latin GRAMMY Awards green carpet starting at 7 p.m. ET/PT (6 p.m. Central). Presented by "Nuestra Belleza Latina" host Giselle Blondet and "¡Mira Quién Baila!" co-host Chiquinquirá Delgado, "Noche De Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and provide viewers an intimate and up-close look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event.
A limited number of tickets to the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available to the public and may be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office (877.632.7400) or through Ticketmaster.