McDonald’s(R) Announces Sponsorship of 7th Annual Latin GRAMMYs(R)

McDonald’s(R) Announces Sponsorship of 7th Annual Latin GRAMMYs(R)



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Oak Brook, IL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–October 27, 2006–McDonald’s announced today its partnership with the 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY(R) Awards as an official sponsor of the prestigious awards show honoring the best in Latin music.

“McDonald’s is proud to partner with the Latin GRAMMYs this year for the first time,” said Rick Marroquin, Director of Marketing, McDonald’s USA. “As one of the leading corporate sponsors of Latin music, we are excited to be part of an evening that not only recognizes talented Latino artists but also celebrates our culture through our many accomplishments in music.”

As part of its sponsorship participation, McDonald’s(R) will host the “Savor the Latin GRAMMYs with McDonald’s Sweepstakes”. The sweepstakes will give New Yorkers the opportunity to be a part of the Latin GRAMMY Awards show in the Big Apple.

Singer and actress Lucero, and salsa artist Victor Manuelle will host this year’s awards show. The show will also feature performances by Shakira, Alenjandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Andrea Bocelli, Conjunto Primavera, Luis Fonsi, Ana Gabriel, Maná, Joan Sebastian, and Thalía.

About McDonald’s

McDonald’s USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to millions of customers every day. More than 80 percent of McDonald’s 13,700 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local franchisees. For more information about McDonald’s visit http://www.mcdonalds.com.

About The Latin Recording Academy

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 http://www.grammy.com.

(C) 2006 McDonald’s

McDonald’s(R) Announces Sponsorship of 7th Annual Latin GRAMMYs(R)