Nominees Marc Anthony, Aida Cuevas, Jenni Rivera, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Aleks Syntek, and Johnny Ventura to Perform on the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMYS
PRINCE ROYCE AND BEN E. KING TO JOIN FORCES FOR A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE ON THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LATIN MUSIC
MIAMI, Oct. 28 -- Nominees Marc Anthony, Aida Cuevas, Jenni Rivera, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Aleks Syntek, and Johnny Ventura are the latest performers announced for the11th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards (www.latingrammy.com) telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy®. Additionally, nominee Prince Royce will join together with R&B legend Ben E. King for a very special never-before-seen performance. Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Pepe Aguilar, Jorge Drexler, Kany Garcia, and Tito "El Bambino," as well as actresses Camilla Belleand Alexa Vega. The biggest night in Latin music is set for Nov. 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network (www.univision.com) from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook:www.twitter.com/latingrammys, www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
Three-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY® winner Marc Anthony is up for Best Male Pop Vocal Album for Iconos.
Mexican singer Aida Cuevas has a nod in Best Tango Album for De Corazon A Corazon Mariachi Tango.
Bachata singer and newcomer Prince Royce and Latin GRAMMY winner Johnny Ventura each have a nomination in the Best Contemporary Tropical Album category for Prince Royce and Volvio La Navidad, respectively.
Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera is up for Best Ranchero Album for La Gran Senora.
Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Gilberto Santa Rosa is up for Best Salsa Album for Irrepetible.
Singer/Songwriter Aleks Syntek is nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Album for Metodos De Placer Instantaneo.
Previously announced performers include nominees Camila, Pedro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Rosario, and Wisin y Yandel. Actor/Comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the Latin music industry's 11th annual premier event.
The 11th Latin GRAMMY Awards will be supported on radio via Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards), and highlighted on the Internet at www.latingrammy.com and www.UnivisionMusica.com, including video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast. For access to the latest Latin GRAMMY scoop and photos on-the-go, visit UnivisionMusica.com on any Web-enabled mobile device.
Preceding the Awards show 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). Presented by "Nuestra Belleza Latina" host Giselle Blondet and "Mira Quien Baila!" co-host Chiquinquira Delgado, "Noche De Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and provide viewers an intimate and up-close look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event.
A limited number of tickets to the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available to the public and may be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office (877.632.7400; www.mandalaybay.com) or through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com).
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.
SOURCE The Latin Recording Academy