MIAMI, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Luis Fonsi, Grupo Montez De Durango, Laura Pausini, Espinoza Paz and La Quinta Estacion are the latest performers announced for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY(R) Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy(R). Actor/Comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the 10th anniversary celebration. Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Alexander Acha, Beto Cuevas, Cucu Diamantes and Gian Marco; and two-time GRAMMY(R) and nine-time Latin GRAMMY winner Juan Luis Guerra. The milestone telecast is set for Nov. 5 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). For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/latingrammys, www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
Singer/Songwriter Luis Fonsi garnered two nominations for Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Aqui Estoy Yo” (with Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, and David Bisbal). Two-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Laura Pausini has two nods for Record Of The Year (“En Cambio No”) and Best Female Pop Vocal Album (Primavera Anticipada). Regional Mexican singer/songwriter Espinoza Paz is nominated for Best Regional Mexican Song for “Espero” (performed by Grupo Montez De Durango). La Quinta Estacion is nominated for Best Pop Album By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Sin Frenos.
Previously announced performers include current Latin GRAMMY nominees Ruben Blades, Calle 13, David Bisbal, Shaila Durcal, and Luz Rios as well as 14-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz.
Sanz’ performance will help celebrate the milestone 10th Latin GRAMMYs. The Latin Recording Academy and Univision are offering music fans the opportunity to get involved in this year’s celebration and decide which song he will sing on the telecast. To participate, fans should visit the “Tu decides que canta Alejandro Sanz” promotion at www.univision.com and vote for one of his Latin GRAMMY-winning songs: “El Alma Al Aire,” “Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte,” “No Es Lo Mismo,” and “Tu No Tienes Alma.”
Once again, Univision.com is the official Spanish-language Web site for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Find exclusive coverage of this year’s performers at www.latingrammy.univision.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 scoop and photos on-the-go, visit Univision.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 “Primer Impacto” co-anchor Barbara Bermudo and host of “Nuestra Belleza Latina” Giselle Blondet, “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 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available to the public and may be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office (877.632.7400; www.mandalaybay.com) or through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com).
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