MIAMI (April 22, 2013) — The 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® will take place inside Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, and will air live in the United States on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). This marks the sixth time that Latin music's most prestigious awards telecast will take place in Las Vegas. Nominations for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 25 at a live press conference in Los Angeles. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy®'s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
"We are thrilled and excited to return to Las Vegas, a second home for us, and provide not only our viewers but our nominees, friends and guests an unforgettable musical experience," said Gabriel Abaroa, Jr. President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy. "Following the successes we have achieved we are proud to yet again work with the teams at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Mandalay Bay Events Center, our MGM Resorts partners, and Univision to showcase some of the most talented Latin musicians today and deliver another show-stopping Latin GRAMMY® telecast."
Since the annual Latin GRAMMY telecast debuted entirely in Spanish on Univision in 2005, the show has consistently earned significant ratings year after year in the United States and around the world. In fact, the Latin GRAMMYs have become one of Univision's most watched and highest rated shows, as well as delivering strong social media results thanks to its high regard among Hispanics.
Additionally, the Road To The Latin GRAMMYs — a month-long series of cultural events culminating with the hottest night in Latin music — begins with the Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions and Latin GRAMMY Street Parties taking place in several cities across the United States and in Colombia and Mexico City, as well as the Special Awards Presentation, and the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute gala.
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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Media Contacts: Lourdes Lopez/The Latin Recording Academy/310.392.3777 Barb Dehgan/The Latin Recording Academy/310.392.3777
EDITOR'S NOTES: Nominees for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be announced on Sept. 25, 2013. Please visit the Press Room of GRAMMY.com (www.grammy.com), The Recording Academy®'s and The Latin Recording Academy's official website, for media credentialing instructions. They will be posted shortly.