MIAMI (OCT 30, 2014) — In a show stopping performance, current nominee Carlos Santana will perform for the first time with Latin GRAMMY® winner Pitbull as they help The Latin Recording Academy® celebrate its milestone 15th anniversary. In a special performance, current nominee Pepe Aguilar and 2013 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Miguel Bosé are also set take the stage together at the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (#LatinGRAMMY). Additionally, actress Jacqueline Bracamontes will join Eugenio Derbez as co-host of the Latin music industry’s premier event. First confirmed presenters are actor Kuno Becker, actress Angelique Boyer, GRAMMY® winner
Ne-Yo, and actor Sebastian Rulli. The Biggest Night in Latin Music® 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.
Carlos Santana has two nominations for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for Corazón (Deluxe Version) and Best Long Form Music Video for Corazón: Live From Mexico – Live It To Believe It.
Pepe Aguilar is nominated for Best Ranchero Album for Lástima Que Sean Ajenas.
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 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 fashions, and will provide viewers an intimate and up-close 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, like “Latin GRAMMYs” on Facebook , and join the Latin GRAMMYs’ social communities on Foursquare, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.