Nominees El Dasa and Wisin Set to Perform on the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®
SPECIAL SEGMENT FEATURING MALUMA WITH BECKY G
PAQUITA LA DEL BARRIO AND MARIACHI SOL DE MEXICO IN A UNIQUE PERFORMANCE
PITBULL AND EL CATA TO PERFORM TOGETHER ON THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LATIN MUSIC™
Andrés Cepeda, Alex Cuba, Don Francisco, Illya Kuryaki, Gaby Moreno, and Julieta Venegas Are the Latest Artists Confirmed to Present at the Latin Music Industry's Premier Event Taking Place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and Airing Live on the Univision Network Nov. 21
MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A performance by nominee El Dasa and nominee Wisin (of Wisin Y Yandel); a special segment featuring nominee Maluma with Becky G; a performance featuring Paquita La Del Barrio and nominee Mariachi Sol De México; and a special segment featuring nominee Pitbull and El Cata are the latest performances announced for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® (#LatinGRAMMY) telecast. Confirmed to present are current nominees Andrés Cepeda, Alex Cuba, Illya Kuryaki, Gaby Moreno, and Julieta Venegas, as well as 2013 Latin Recording Academy Trustees Award recipient Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco. The Biggest Night in Latin MusicTM is set for Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For updates and breakingfl news, please visit www.latingrammy.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.
Pitbull has two nominations: Best Urban Performance (Featuring Papayo) and Best Urban Song for "Echa Pa'llá (Manos Pa'rriba)."
El Dasa has a nod for Best Banda Album for Pá La Raza.
Mariachi Sol De Mexico De José Hernández is up for Best Ranchero Album for La Música.
Maluma is nominated for Best New Artist.
Latin GRAMMY winner Wisin (of Wisin Y Yandel) has a nomination for Best Urban Music Album for Lideres (along with Yandel).
Previously announced performers for the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are current nominees Pablo Alborán, Marc Anthony, Banda Carnaval (with Calibre 50); Miguel Bosé, Jesse & Joy Featuring Mario Domm, Natalia Lafourcade, Draco Rosa, Alejandro Sanz (with 29 students from Berklee College of Music), and Carlos Vives; and a performance by Juanes, current nominee Ricky Martin, and Laura Pausini paying tribute to 2013 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Miguel Bosé. Confirmed to present are actors Omar Chaparro, Ninel Conde, Ximena Navarrete, Iván Sánchez, Blanca Soto, Mayrin Villanueva, and David Zepeda. Actor/singer Lucero once again will host the Latin music industry's premier event.
The 14th 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 100 countries.
For the third year in a row, LatinGRAMMY.com will feature Latin GRAMMYs en Vivo, which will feature live coverage of the 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards and interviews from various locations including the green-carpet arrivals, the Pre-Telecast Ceremony, backstage, and the media center, beginning at 2 p.m. PT.
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 Univision celebrities Giselle Blondet and Chiquinquira Delgado — and joined by television personalities Raúl de Molina, Rodner Figueroa, Alejandra Espinoza, and Tony Dandrades — "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.
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. 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.
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