MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Latin GRAMMY® winner J Balvin; GRAMMY winners Los
Fabulosos Cadillacs; Rachel Platten; Diego Torres; Las
Tres Grandes: Eugenia León, Tania Libertad, and Guadalupe
Pineda; and Yandel to take the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY
Awards® stage. The Biggest Night in Latin Music®
will air live on the Univision Network Nov. 17, from 8–11
p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las
Vegas. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through www.axs.com.
Colombian artist J Balvin is up for Best Urban Music Album for Energía.
The legendary group Los Fabulosos Cadillacs is nominated for Best
Rock Album for La Salvación De Solo Y Juan. Las Tres Grandes:
Eugenia León, Tania Libertad and Guadalupe Pineda
garnered a Best Long Form Music Video nomination for “Primera Fila,”
will make their Latin GRAMMY stage debut.
The Argentinian singer-songwriter, Diego Torres, received three
nominations for Record Of The Year for “Iguales,” Album of The Year, and
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Buena Vida. Rachel Platten,
the songstress behind the chart-topping hit “Fight Song,” will join
Torres for a special collaboration.
Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Yandel will bring a dancehall
twist to the night. The Puerto Rican musician landed two nominations for
Best Urban Fusion/Performance and Best Urban Song for “Encantadora.”
They join the previously announced eclectic lineup of performers: Banda
Los Recoditos, Farruko featuring Ky-Mani Marley, Laura Pausini, Prince
Royce featuring Gerardo Ortiz, and Carlos Vives. The stage is set for an
incredible evening for Latin music.
Once again, LatinGRAMMY.com will offer exclusive behind-the-scenes
coverage of the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards via Latin
GRAMMY en Vivo. The live stream will include interviews from the red
carpet, the Latin GRAMMY Premiere™ ceremony, backstage, and
the media center beginning at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET.
Preceding the Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, Univision Network will
present exclusive “Noche De Estrellas” (“Night Of The Stars”) coverage
of the celebrity arrivals direct from the Latin GRAMMY Awards red carpet
starting at 7 p.m. ET/PT (6 p.m. Central). “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 event while connecting fans with their favorite celebrities
via social media.
The 17th Latin GRAMMY Awards is supported by Univision Radio (the
official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards) and
highlighted at www.latingrammy.com
which will feature 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 60 countries.
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 Foundation®.
For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com.
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