BANDA CARNAVAL AND CALIBRE 50 TO PERFORM TOGETHER SPECIAL SEGMENT FEATURING ALEJANDRO SANZ AND STUDENTS FROM BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC TO BE FEATURED ON THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LATIN MUSIC™
The Latin Music Industry's Premier Event Takes Place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and Airs Live on the Univision Network Nov. 21
MIAMI (Nov. 7, 2013) — A performance by Juanes, current nominee Ricky Martin, and Laura Pausini paying tribute to 2013 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Miguel Bosé; a performance featuring current nominee Banda Carnaval and Calibre 50; and a special segment featuring current nominee Alejandro Sanz with 29 students from Berklee College of Music are the latest performances announced for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® (#LatinGRAMMY) telecast. Actor/singer Lucero once again will host the Latin music industry's premier event. The Biggest Night in Latin MusicTM is set for Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For updates and breaking news, please visit www.latingrammy.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.
Three-time GRAMMY® and 15-time Latin GRAMMY® winner Alejandro Sanz has four nominations: Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for "Mi Marciana," and Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for La Música No Se Toca.
Banda Carnaval is up for Best Banda Album for Las Vueltas De La Vida.
GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Ricky Martin is nominated for Record Of The Year for "Más y Más" (with Draco Rosa).
Previously announced performers for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are current nominees Pablo Alborán, Marc Anthony, Miguel Bosé, Jesse & Joy (Featuring Mario Domm), Natalia Lafourcade, Draco Rosa, and Carlos Vives. Confirmed to present are actors Omar Chaparro, Ninel Conde, Ximena Navarrete, Iván Sánchez, Blanca Soto, Mayrin Villanueva, and David Zepeda.
The 14th Latin GRAMMY Awards will be supported on radio via Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards), and highlighted at www.latingrammy.com and www.univision.com/latingrammy, 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. Additionally, the telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 100 countries.
For the third year in a row, LatinGRAMMY.com will feature Latin GRAMMYs en Vivo, which will feature live coverage of the 14th 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 2 p.m. PT.
Preceding the Awards 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). Hosted by Univision celebrities Giselle Blondet and Chiquinquira Delgado — and joined by television personalities: Raúl de Molina, Rodner Figueroa, Alejandra Espinoza, and Tony Dandrades — "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.
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 LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @LatinGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "Latin GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join the Latin GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
# # #
Barb Dehgan or Lourdes Lopez Patton
The Latin Recording Academy
Maureen O'Connor or Heather Lewandoski
Rogers & Cowan
310.854.8116 or 310.854.8147