(For a complete list of 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY nominees, click here.)
Pepe Aguilar, Paula Fernandes, Ricky Martin, Pitbull with Marc Anthony, and Romeo Santos with Usher (in their live television debut as a duo) are the latest artists added to the lineup for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. Confirmed to present awards are Chiquinquira Delgado, Erik Estrada, Silvia Navarro, and Blanca Soto, as well as Muppet Kermit the Frog. The biggest night in Latin music is set for Nov. 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).
Martin has three nominations: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best Short Form Music Video for "Lo Mejor De Mi Vida Eres Tú."
Fernandes has two nods: Best New Artist and Best Sertaneja Music Album for Paula Fernandes Ao Vivo.
Pitbull also is up for two awards: Best Urban Music Album for Armando and Best Urban Song for "Bon Bon."
Aguilar is nominated for Best Ranchero Album for Bicentenario 1810 / 1910 / 2010.
Previously announced performers are Calle 13, Franco De Vita with Alejandra Guzmán, Maná with Prince Royce, Shakira, Sie7e, and Marco Antonio Solís. Previously announced presenters are actors Angelique Boyer, Sandra Echeverría, Adamari López, Sebastián Rulli, Zoe Saldana, and David Zepeda. Cristián de la Fuente and Lucero will co-host the Latin music industry's 12th annual premier event.
The 12th 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. Additionally, the telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 100 countries.
For the first time ever, LatinGRAMMY.com will feature Latin GRAMMYs en Vivo, which will include live coverage of the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards and interviews from various locations such as the green carpet, the Pre-Telecast Ceremony, backstage, and the media center beginning at 1:30 p.m. PT.
Preceding the Awards 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 "Sal Y Pimienta" host Lourdes Stephen, "Noche De Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and will provide viewers an intimate and up-close look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event.