Performers Announced For Shakira Tribute

Pepe Aguilar, Franco De Vita and Natalia Jiménez among artists scheduled to perform at 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year
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    Pepe Aguilar
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    Natalia Jiménez
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    Franco De Vita
October 25, 2011 -- 11:45 am PDT

Seven-time Latin GRAMMY winner, two-time GRAMMY winner and international superstar and philanthropist Shakira will be honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year on Nov. 9 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The gala will honor Shakira for her philanthropic, cultural and music accomplishments, and will include a concert featuring artists performing a selection of her songs.

Artists scheduled to perform at the tribute concert include two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Pepe Aguilar, Mexican pop singer Cristian Castro, Spanish pop singer/songwriter and current five-time Latin GRAMMY nominee Franco De Vita, Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandra Guzmán, Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Natalia Jiménez, and Argentinean singer/songwriter Vicentico.

The 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year 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

Additional performers will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, visit The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.

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