A Star-Studded Tribute Will Take Place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center
in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 18
Gala proceeds Support Educational Initiatives of the
Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®
WHO: Performances by Ana Carolina, Seu Jorge, Leslie Grace, Malú, Maluma, Melendi, and Julieta Venegas. The Latin Recording Academy® President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr. and other industry VIPs will be in attendance. Previously announced performers include Camila, Paula Fernandes, Jesse & Joy, Víctor Manuelle, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Vives and Dionne Warwick.
WHAT: The 2015 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala celebrates Roberto Carlos’ important artistic and social contributions to Latin music and culture. The star-studded tribute dinner and concert is one of the most prestigious events during Latin GRAMMY® Week, It’s attended by Latin GRAMMY nominees, celebrities and music industry VIPs. Event sponsors include 7UP, Buchanan's, L'Oréal Paris, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, McDonald's, and Verizon Wireless.
The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® was established by The Latin Recording Academy to further international awareness and appreciation of the significant contributions of Latin music and its makers to the world's culture, through scholarships, fellowships, grants and education programs.
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
5:45 p.m. Media Check-In
6:30 – 8 p.m. Red Carpet
8 p.m. Gala Dinner
9 – 11p.m. Tribute Presentation and Concert
WHERE: Mandalay Bay Events Center South Pacific Ballroom
3950 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119
Jose Tillán will serve as executive producer of the 2015 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute dinner and concert. Greg Fera will be the producer, Dan Warner will serve as the musical director and Gustavo Borner will be the audio/mix supervisor.
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 either directly or through its Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow us at: Twitter, Facebook , Instagram, Vine, Periscope, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.
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