The Latin Recording Academy Announces First Performers for Milestone 15th Anniversary Telecast
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 10/23/2014, 8:37 a.m.
MIAMI (OCT 23, 2014) — Current nominees Pablo Alborán, Camila, J Balvin, Jesse & Joy, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho, and La Original Banda El Limón de Salvador Lizárraga as well as GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® winner Ricky Martin are set to perform at the Latin GRAMMY®s' 15th anniversary telecast. Actor/comedian Eugenio Derbez will host the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (#LatinGRAMMY), which will take place Nov. 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through www.ticketmaster.com or www.mgmgrand.com. For updates and breaking news, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy®'s social networks on Twitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.
Pablo Alborán is nominated for Record Of The Year for "Dónde Está El Amor" (Featuring Jesse & Joy).
Latin GRAMMY winners Camila and Jesse & Joy as well as J Balvin each have three nominations: Camila is up for Record Of The Year for "Decidiste Dejarme" and Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for Elypse; Jesse & Joy are up for Record Of The Year for "Dónde Está El Amor," Song Of The Year for "Mi Tesoro" and Best Long Form Music Video for Documental De La Gira "Soltando Al Perro"; and J Balvin is nominated for Best Urban Performance and Best Urban Song for "6AM" (Featuring Farruko) and Best Urban Music Album for La Familia.
In the Best Banda Album category La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho are up for Gracias Por Creer and La Original Banda El Limón De Salvador Lizárraga are nominated for Fin De Semana.
The 15th 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 80 countries.
Once again, LatinGRAMMY.com will offer exclusive behind the scenes coverage of the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards on Latin GRAMMY en Vivo. The live stream will include interviews from various locations including the green-carpet arrivals, The Latin GRAMMY Premiere Ceremony, backstage, and the media center beginning at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET.
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 television personalities Giselle Blondet, Chiquinquira Delgado, Alejandra Espinoza, Raúl de Molina, Rodner Figueroa and Tony Dandadres — "Noche De Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashion, and will provide viewers an intimate look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event while connecting fans with their favorite celebrities via social media.
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 LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @LatinGRAMMYs on Twitter.