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Juanes and Santana to Perform at Latin Grammy Awards

Nov 14, 2012
Juanes and Santana

Juanes and Santana will perform together for the first time, while current nominees Caetano Veloso (2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year) and Arturo Sandoval will join forces for a special performance on the XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards.

Also performing on the Biggest Night in Latin Music((TM)) are current nominees Pablo Alboran and Sensato featuring Sak Noel and Pitbull, as well as El Bebeto, America Sierra, and Sky Blu (LMFAO).

Confirmed to present awards are current nominees Pepe Aguilar, Chino y Nacho, ChocQuibTown, Deborah de Corral, Antonio Orozco, Milly Quezada, Reik, Ana Tijoux, Tommy Torres, and Ana Victoria, as well as nine-time GRAMMY winner Natalie Cole, GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Nelly Furtado, and actors Sebastian Rulli and Gabriel Soto.

The Latin music industry's premier event is set for Nov. 15 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air 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 www.latingrammy.com or www.univisionlatingrammy.com, as well as The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/latingrammys (@LatinGRAMMYs) and www.facebook.com/latingrammys.

Three-time GRAMMY and two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Arturo Sandoval has four nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Latin Jazz Album for Dear Diz (Everyday I Think Of You), Best Tango Album for Tango Como Yo Te Siento, and Producer Of The Year.

Two-time GRAMMY and eight-time Latin GRAMMY winner Caetano Veloso is nominated for three awards: Album Of The Year, Best MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) Album, and Best Long Form Music Video for Especial Ivete, Gil E Caetano.

Pablo Alboran has a nod for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for En Acustico.

Sensato, Sak Noel and Pitbull are all up for Best Urban Song for "Crazy People."

Previously announced performers include current nominees David Bisbal, Sergio Dalma, Lila Downs (with Toto La Momposina and Celso Pina), Shaila Durcal (along with Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea), Pedro Fernandez, Kany Garcia, Juan Luis Guerra, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Juan Magan, Victor Manuelle, Gerardo Ortiz, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Alejandro Sanz, Michel Telo, and 3Ball MTY, as well as 2012 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Daniela Romo and Joan Sebastian. Previously announced presenters are actors Ninel Conde, Ana Brenda Contreras, Marcelo Cordoba, Galilea Montijo, Gabriel Soto, Mark Tacher, and Zuria Vega. Actors Cristian De La Fuente and Lucero once again will co-host the Latin music industry's premier event.

The XIII 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.univisionlatingrammy.com, 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. For the first time ever, fans can connect to the UVideos companion app, accessing extra content, polls and more on their mobile device. Additionally, the telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 100 countries.



Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2012


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