THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LATIN MUSIC™ TO AIR LIVE ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK NOV. 21, 8 P.M. ET/PT
Cote de Pablo, Juanes, Laura Pausini, Genesis Rodriguez, Roselyn Sanchez, Carlos Santana, and Tommy Torres Are Added as Presenters; Co-Hosts Omar Chaparro and Blanca Soto to join Host Lucero for the Latin Music Industry’s Premier Event Taking Place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas
MIAMI (Nov. 19, 2013) — Nominee Natalie Cole and Enrique Iglesias featuring current nomineeIndia Martínez, are the latest performers announced for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®(#LatinGRAMMY) telecast. Confirmed to present is actress Cote de Pablo, two-time GRAMMY® and 19-time Latin GRAMMY winner Juanes, GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Laura Pausini, actress Genesis Rodriguez, actress Roselyn Sanchez, 10-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Carlos Santana, and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner and current nomineeTommy Torres. Actors Omar Chaparro and Blanca Soto to co-host the Latin music industry’s premier event along with actor/singer and previously announced host Lucero. 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 LatinGRAMMY.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy®’s social networks onTwitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.
Nine-time GRAMMY winner Natalie Cole has three nominations: Record Of The Year for “Bachata Rosa” (along with Juan Luis Guerra), and Album Of The Year and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Natalie Cole En Español.
India Martínez is nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Otras Verdades.
Previously announced performers for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are current nomineesPablo Alborán, Marc Anthony, Banda Carnaval (with Calibre 50); Miguel Bosé, El Dasa, Leslie Grace (with Cirque du Soleil — Zarkana) Jesse & Joy Featuring Mario Domm, Natalia Lafourcade, Maluma (with Becky G), Gian Marco, Paquita La Del Barrio (with Mariachi Sol De México), Pitbull (with El Cata), Draco Rosa, Alejandro Sanz (with 29 students from Berklee College of Music), Carlos Vives, Wisin, and Yandel; a performance by Juanes, current nomineeRicky Martin, and Laura Pausini paying tribute to 2013 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Miguel Bosé; and a special segment celebrating salsa featuring Willy Chirino, 2013 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Oscar D’Leon, Jose Alberto “El Canario,” current nominee Sergio George, Ismael Miranda, and current nominee Tito Nieves. Confirmed to present are current nominees Andrés Cepeda, Banda Los Recoditos (Luis Angel Franco and Samuel Sarmiento), Alex Cuba, Illya Kuryakiand the Valderramas, Gaby Moreno, Mala Rodríguez,Aleks Syntek, and Julieta Venegas, as well as 2013 Latin Recording Academy Trustees Award recipient Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco; and actors Charo, Ninel Conde, Ximena Navarrete, Iván Sánchez, Mayrin Villanueva, and David Zepeda, as well as Miss Universe Gabriela Isler.
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.