2014 LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY PERSON OF THE YEAR
JOAN MANUEL SERRAT TO MAKE SPECIAL PERFORMANCE
BEST NEW ARTIST NOMINEES ANEEKA, PABLO LOPEZ AND MARIANA VEGA ALSO ADDED TO THE STELLAR LINEUP FOR
THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LATIN MUSIC®
Alessandra Ambrosio, Jaime Camil, Lila Downs, Debi Nova, Niña Pastori, Soledad Pastorutti, Carlos Pena Vega, and Maite Perroni are Confirmed to Present at Latin Music
Industry’s Premier Event, which will Air Live on the Univision Network
Nov. 20 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
** THE SHOWBIZ LIVE! – MIAMI (Nov 6, 2014) — Current nominees and Latin GRAMMY® winners Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives will share the stage as they help The Latin Recording Academy® celebrate its milestone 15th anniversary. Also set to perform are Latin GRAMMY winners and current nominees Rubén Blades,Carlos Franzetti and Juanes as well as the 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year singer/songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat. In a special Best New Artist performance nominees Aneeka,Pablo López and Mariana Vega will take the stage together at the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards TM(#LatinGRAMMY). Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Lila Downs, Debi Nova, Niña Pastori and Soledad Pastorutti as well as super model/designerAlessandra Ambrosio, actor Jaime Camil, actor/musician Carlos PeñaVega, and actress/singerMaite Perroni. 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 orwww.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.
Marc Anthony has four nominations: two for Record Of The Year for “Cambio De Piel” and “Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar,” (with Carlos Vives) and Album Of The Year and Best Salsa Album for 3.0.
Rubén Blades is up for two nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Tango Album for Tangos.
Juanes garnered two nominations for Best Pop/Rock Album for Loco De Amor and Best Rock Song for “Mil Pedazos.”
Carlos Franzetti is up for three nominations: Album Of The Year for Tangos, Best Tango Album for In The Keys Of Tango and Best Classical Album for Alma — Piano Music Of Argentina.
Carlos Vives has six nods: Record Of The Year for “El Mar De Sus Ojos” (featuring ChocQuibTown), Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Tropical Song for “Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar” (featuring Marc Anthony), and Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Tropical Album for Más + Corazón Profundo.
Aneeka, Pablo Lopez and Mariana Vega are among the nominees for Best New Artist. Vega is also nominated for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for Mi Burbuja.
Debi Nova is nominated for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for Soy.
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.comand 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, 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 at 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.