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Latin GRAMMYs President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr. Thanks Artists & Music Professionals For First International Emmy Nomination
The Latin GRAMMYs have earned their first nomination for the International Emmy Awards for their 20th broadcast show.
The Biggest Night in Latin Music is nominated under the Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program category along with "La Reina del Sur" – Season 2, "No te Puedes Esconder" and "Preso No.1". Winners will be announced on Nov. 23 at a ceremony in New York.
"Every year, a star team of Latin GRAMMY enthusiasts and our partners at Univision work tirelessly to create and deliver a one-of-a-kind international show that celebrates excellence in Latin music, and we are thrilled this hard work has been acknowledged by our first Emmy nomination,” said. President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy Gabriel Abaroa Jr. “It is with great pride that we celebrate this achievement. We are thankful to all the artists, performers, music professionals, members, sponsors and collaborators for their continued support."
Show executive producer Jose Tillán added that the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMYs was a show honoring their legacy.
“When we embarked on the adventure of imagining the 20th Anniversary of the Latin GRAMMY Awards, we envisioned a show that illustrated the diversity of Latin music and the legacy of a ceremony that for 20 years has focused on celebrating musical excellence," he said. "Everyone involved in the show — from talent, to producers, creatives and crew to both the Latin Academy and Univision — embraced the idea of creating ‘a musical legacy.’ We are all humbled and honored with this recognition for our collective work."
The 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards show will air Nov. 19 on Univision.