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.
Additionally, nominee Grupo Pesado as well as Mariachi Sol De Mexico have been added to the stellar line-up. 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, 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 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.
Additionally, the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast ceremony will be streamed live internationally on www.latingrammy.com beginning at 2 p.m. PT. Winners in approximately 35 of the 46 Latin GRAMMY categories this year will be announced prior to the evening’s telecast — kicking off a full evening of celebrating excellence in recorded Latin music from around the world. The Pre-Telecast will take place from 2 – 3 p.m. PT at Mandalay Bay and the live stream will remain on the site for 30 days following the 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.
SOURCE The Latin Recording Academy