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Additional Performers Announced For Latin GRAMMYs
Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga, Chino y Nacho, Alejandro Fernández, and Nelly Furtado among latest artists announced to perform on the 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.
For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
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Luis Fonsi To Maluma: Who Will Win Record Of The Year Latin GRAMMY?
Cast your vote. Who will voters choose for Record Of The Year at the 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards?
Including the likes of Shakira and Carlos Vives to Natalia Lafourcade, Marc Anthony, Jesse & Joy, and Alejandro Sanz, the previous Latin GRAMMY winners for Record Of The Year reads like a who's who of Latin music. This year's nominees are no different.
With Rubén Blades' sensual "La Flor De La Canela," Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee's song of the summer "Despacito," Residente's impactful "Guerra," Ricky Martin with Maluma's Vente Pa' Ca," and Jorge Drexler's "El Surco," among others, this year's class of 18th Latin GRAMMY Awards nominees for Record Of The Year is loaded.
Which song do you think will take home the Latin GRAMMY for Record Of The Year? Cast your vote below.
Nelly Furtado, Juan Luis Guerra, Mala Rodríguez Join Caetano Veloso Tribute Celebration
Additional performers announced for 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year concert celebrating Caetano Veloso
Latin GRAMMY-winning artists Nelly Furtado, Natalia Lafourcade, and Mala Rodríguez and previous Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Juan Luis Guerra, and Latin GRAMMY-nominated artists Maria Gadú and Alexandre Pires are the latest performers announced for the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala celebrating Caetano Veloso on Nov. 14 in Las Vegas.
They join previously announced performers Enrique Bunbury, Natalie Cole, Lila Downs, Seu Jorge, Juanes, Tania Libertad, and Ivete Sangalo.
A portion of the net proceeds from the gala will benefit Veloso's chosen charity, Fundación Viva Cazuza in Brazil — a not-for-profit HIV prevention and treatment organization for children and young people — as well as The Latin Recording Academy's outreach and education programs.
For information on purchasing tickets or tables to the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year celebration, please contact The Latin Recording Academy ticketing office at 310.314.8281 or email@example.com.
The Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year celebration will precede the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, which will be held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central.
The 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute is an official Latin GRAMMY Week event. Mario Ruiz is executive producer, Greg Fera is producer. Cheche Alara is musical director (with support from Moon Moosic), Moogie Canazio is music supervisor, and Gustavo Borner is sound engineer.
Commodores, Alex & Sierra Join GRAMMY Park
First GRAMMY-branded live music experience taking place May 5–8 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
GRAMMY winners the Commodores and emerging artists Alex & Sierra and Chelsea Chris have been added to the GRAMMY Park performance lineup. Taking place May 5–8 in Brooklyn, N.Y., GRAMMY Park — the inaugural GRAMMY-branded live music experience — will feature live concert performances and numerous GRAMMY-winning artists.
Live music performances and signature Artist Spotlights featuring seven-time GRAMMY winner Toni Braxton and GRAMMY nominee Andra Day, three-time GRAMMY winner Ne-Yo with Jazmine Sullivan, and a special evening featuring GRAMMY nominees Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will take place at the historic Kings Theatre.
Free events open to the public include The Next Generation: Emerging Artists and Jazz All-Stars concerts on May 7, and a Mother's Day Gospel Concert and Big Band Show on May 8 — all taking place at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Free events are open to the public and do not require a ticket.
Ticket prices for GRAMMY Park range from $35 to $175 for VIP packages, and are on sale now via www.GRAMMYPark.com.
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Performers Added To Plácido Domingo Tribute
Plácido Domingo Jr., Ana María Martinez and Rosario join star-studded tribute
Three-time Latin GRAMMY winner, nine-time GRAMMY winner and internationally renowned tenor Plácido Domingo will be honored as the 2010 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year on Nov. 10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The gala will honor Domingo for his philanthropic and professional accomplishments, and will include a concert featuring friends performing some of his pop duets and favorite music.
The latest group of performers announced are Plácido Domingo Jr., Latin GRAMMY-winning soprano Ana María Martinez and two-time Latin GRAMMY-winning artist Rosario.
Previously announced performers include Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor Alondra de la Parra, two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandro Fernández, Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Natalia Jiménez, Mexican singer Eugenia León, vocal trio the Lettermen, actress/singer Lucero, Spanish singer Paloma San Basilio, two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Noel Schajris, and singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek.
The 2010 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute gala is one of the most prestigious events during Latin GRAMMY Week and is attended by numerous Latin GRAMMY nominees, celebrities and music industry VIPs. For information on purchasing tickets or tables to the event, contact The Latin Recording Academy ticketing office at 310.314.8281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.