September 30, 2016
Bookmark and Share

Placido Domingo To Be Honored At Latin Grammys

MIAMI -- Three-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner (as well as 2006 Latin Person of the Year) Ricky Martin will appear in a special presentation to three-time Latin GRAMMY and nine-time GRAMMY winner and the 2010 Latin Person of the Year Placido Domingo at the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (www.latingrammy.com) telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. Additionally, nominee Grupo Pesado as well as Mariachi Sol De Mexico have been added to the stellar line-up for the Biggest Night in Latin Music. Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Santiago Cruz, Maria Gadu, Claudia Leitte, and Juan Fernando Velasco; actors Jaime Camil, Itati Cantoral, and Cristian de la Fuente; and entertainer and guitarist Charo. Las Vegas shows "Le Reve" and "Jabbawockeez" also will be featured during the telecast, highlighting the excitement and energy of this dynamic host city, and the internationally acclaimed Argentinean dance troupe Senor Tango de Buenos Aires also will appear in a special performance. The Latin music industry's premier event is set for Nov. 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.



Latin GRAMMY winner Grupo Pesado is nominated for Best Norteno Album for Desde La Cantina Vol. 1.

Previously announced performers include Marc Anthony, Banda El Recodo, Camila, Chino y Nacho, ChocQuibTown, Aida Cuevas, Alejandro Fernandez, Pedro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Jenni Rivera, Rosario, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Aleks Syntek, Johnny Ventura, and Wisin y Yandel, as well as special performances by Prince Royce with Ben E. Kingand Nelly Furtado with Mala Rodriguez. Previously announced presenters feature Pepe Aguilar, Kuno Becker, Camilla Belle,Vico C, Alex Cuba, Jorge Drexler, Kany Garcia, Ximena Navarrete, Gaby Spanic, Lourdes Stephen, Tito "El Bambino,"Tommy Torres and Alexa Vega. 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.

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.


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.

 

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News