MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Current nominees David Bisbal, Shaila Durcal (along with Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea), Kany Garcia, Juanes, and Prince Royce, as well as Joan Sebastian, are the latest performers added to the lineup for the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® (#LatinGrammy), it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy®. The Biggest Night in Latin Music is set for Nov. 15 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network (http://www.univision.com) from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For updates and breaking news, please visit http://www.latingrammy.com or www.univisionlatingrammy.com, as well as The Latin Recording Academy’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/latingrammys (@LatinGRAMMYs) and http://www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
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GRAMMY® and 17-time Latin GRAMMY® winner Juanes has four nominations: Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Azul Sabina” (Featuring Joaquin Sabina), as well as Album Of The Year and Best Long Form Music Video for MTV Unplugged.
Latin GRAMMY winner David Bisbal has a nod for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Una Noche En El Teatro Real.
Shaila Durcal is up for Best Ranchero Album for Asi.
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Kany Garcia is nominated for Record Of The Year with “Que Te Vaya Mal.”
Prince Royce garnered a nod for Best Tropical Fusion Album for Phase II.
Previously announced performers include current nominees Sergio Dalma, Lila Downs (with Toto La Momposina and Celso Pina), Pedro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Jesse & Joy, Juan Magan, Victor Manuelle, Gerardo Ortiz, Pitbull, Alejandro Sanz, Michel Telo, and 3Ball MTY, as well as 2012 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Daniela Romo. Previously announced presenters are actors Ninel Conde, Ana Brenda Contreras, Marcelo Cordoba, Galilea Montijo, Gabriel Soto, Mark Tacher, and Zuria Vega. Actors Cristian De La Fuente and Lucero once again will co-host the Latin music industry’s premier event.
The XIII 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 http://www.univisionlatingrammy.com, including video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, a live blog, and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast. For the first time ever, fans can connect to the UVideos companion app, accessing extra content, polls and more on their mobile device. Additionally, the telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 100 countries.
For the second year in a row, LatinGRAMMY.com will feature Latin GRAMMYs en Vivo, which will offer live coverage of the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards and interviews from various locations including the green carpet arrivals, the Pre-Telecast Ceremony, backstage, and the media center, beginning at 1 p.m. PT.
Preceding the Awards telecast, Univision will present exclusive “Noche De Estrellas” (“Night Of 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). Hosted by Univision Network personalities Giselle Blondet (“Nuestra Belleza Latina”) and Galilea Montijo (“Hoy”), “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. And for the first time, there will be a live performance on the green carpet featuring current Latin GRAMMY nominee Fonseca. Fans will also be able to join the conversation on Twitter via @UnivisionMusica (www.twitter.com/univisionmusica) or using #LatinGrammy, as well as comment with fellow fans on Univision Musica’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/univisionmusica).
The Latin Recording Academy is an international, membership-based organization comprised of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking recording artists, musicians, songwriters, producers and other creative and technical recording professionals. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for Latin music and its makers. In addition to producing the Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor excellence in the recorded arts and sciences, The Latin Recording Academy provides educational and outreach programs for the Latin music community. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit www.latingrammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/latingrammys, and a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
SOURCE The Latin Recording Academy