Lila Downs, Juanes, India Martinez, Nina Pastori, Soledad, Diego Torres and Vicentico added to perform the 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person Of The Year Honoring Joan Manuel Serrat

  • Lila Downs, Nina Pastori & Soledad
  • Juanes
  • India Martinez
  • Diego Torres
  • Vicentico
October 28, 2014 -- 4:00 am PDT

Star-Studded Gala and Tribute Dinner Presented by Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry

Will Be Held on Nov. 19 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas

WHO: Performing artists include Rubén Blades, Miguel Bosé, Calle 13, Lila Downs, Juanes, Tania Libertad, India Martinez, Niña Pastori, Joaquín Sabina, Soledad, Diego Torres and Vicentico. The Latin Recording Academy® President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr. and other industry VIPs will be in attendance. Additional artists will be announced shortly.     

WHAT: The 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala, presented by Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry, celebrates Joan Manuel Serrat's cultural and musical contributions. The star-studded tribute dinner and concert is one of the most prestigious events during Latin GRAMMY Week and is attended by Latin GRAMMY nominees, celebrities and music industry VIPs. Event sponsors include Heineken, Buchanan's, 7UP, L'Oréal Paris, McDonald's, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and Verizon Wireless.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

5:30 p.m. Media Check-In

6 p.m. Gucci Best New Artist Presentation on the Red Carpet

6:30 – 8 p.m. Arrivals (Red Carpet)

8 p.m. Gala Dinner

9 – 11p.m. Tribute Presentation and Concert        

WHERE: Mandalay Bay Events Center

                        3950 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119

INFO: To further their support of music, Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry will make a special red carpet presentation of the Gucci Latin GRAMMY Collection to the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Best New Artist nominees.


Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Jose Tillán will serve as Executive Producer of the 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute dinner and concert.  Greg Fera is the Producer, Dan Warner is the Musical Director and Gustavo Borner is 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 FoundationTM. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit 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.

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Media Contacts:                                

Nordhia Centeno/Rogers & Cowan/212.445.8424/

Stephanie Schell Lillestol/The Recording Academy/310.392.3777/