MIAMI (Nov. 7 , 2011) — Singer/songwriter Shaila Dúrcal will host the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Pre-Telecast Ceremony (www.latingrammy.com), it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy®. Additionally, La Vida Bohéme will present awards in select categories and current Latin GRAMMY nominees Lena Burke of Alex, Lena y Jorge; Pau Donés of Jarabedpalo; Amaury Gutiérrez; La Santa Cecilia; and Merche, will perform at the Latin GRAMMY Pre-Telecast Ceremony, which is set for Nov. 10, from 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay North Convention Center in Las Vegas. Additionally, Latin GRAMMY En Vivo will feature a live stream of the ceremony (beginning at 1:30 p.m. PT) and the Latin GRAMMY green carpet (3 – 5 p.m. PT) at www.latingrammy.com. The Biggest Night in Latin Music, the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, is set for Nov. 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network (www.univision.com) from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's website and its social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/latingrammys, www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
The 12th Annual Latin GRAMMYAwards Pre-Telecast Ceremony will announce the winners in approximately 35 of the 46 Latin GRAMMY categories. The presentation takes place prior to the evening's telecast — kicking off a full evening of celebrating excellence in recorded Latin music from around the world. The Pre-Telecast will remain on-demand at www.latingrammy.com for 30 days following the event.
Additionally, the Latin GRAMMY green-carpet celebrity arrivals will also be streamed live, and Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year red carpet arrivals will be made available on-demand providing music fans with special content, video interviews and photos. Please visit www.latingrammy.com beginning at 1:30 p.m PT for live 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY coverage.
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.
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