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First Round Of 2021 Latin GRAMMYs Performers Announced: Ozuna, C. Tangana, Rubén Blades & More Confirmed
The Latin Recording Academy has announced the initial roster of performers for the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs, officially known as the 22nd Latin GRAMMY Awards: Past Latin GRAMMY winners and current nominees Rubén Blades, Nella and Ozuna as well as Paula Arenas, Danna Paola and C. Tangana are all confirmed to perform.
Rubén Blades, an eight-time Latin GRAMMY and nine-time GRAMMY winner, 2021 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, singer-songwriter, producer, musician, actor, and activist, will take the stage with a vibrant performance alongside Roberto Delgado & Orquesta featuring an ensemble of 20 musicians.
With the theme "Rediscovering Life Through Music," the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs telecast will invite audiences to rediscover what’s important in life using music as a storyline. With one-of-a-kind collaborations and unique Latin GRAMMY moments, the ceremony promises to be an exceptional celebration of musical excellence paired with inspirational storytelling.
In addition, Ana Brenda Contreras, Carlos Rivera and Roselyn Sánchez will host the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs. Contreras is returning as host for the second consecutive year and is joined by Rivera, who emceed the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards. Sánchez also hosted the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 20th Latin GRAMMY Awards.
The 2021 Latin GRAMMYs broadcast will air live on Univision on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT). It will also air on cable channel TNT at 19.00 (MEX) / 20.00 (PAN-COL) / 21.00 (VEN) / 22.00 (ARG/CHI), and on Televisa on Channel 5.
The Latin GRAMMY Premiere, where the majority of the categories are awarded, will precede the telecast. Additional details about this long-established afternoon full of unforgettable performances, heartfelt acceptance speeches and Latin GRAMMY moments will also be announced at a later date.
A very limited number of tickets for the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs are available for purchase now. To attend all Latin Recording Academy events in Las Vegas, proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will be required, along with a government-issued photo ID. Only lab-administered PCR and COVID-19 antigen tests will be accepted and must be administered within 72 hours of the attended event(s). Guests of all Latin Recording Academy events must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and may be required to undergo symptom screening upon entry. The Latin Recording Academy and Univision Communications Inc. will continue to exercise careful precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of all attendees.
The 2021 Latin GRAMMYs telecast will air live on Thursday, Nov. 18, on Univision at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT). The broadcast will also air on TNT (cable) at 19.00 (MEX)/20.00 (PAN-COL)/ 21.00 (VEN)/22.00 (ARG/CHI). Additional international broadcasting partners will be announced at a later date. Learn more about the 2021 Latin GRAMMY Awards via the Latin Recording Academy's official website.