Camila, Pedro Fernandez , Juan Luis Guerra , Enrique Iglesias , Rosario and Wisin y Yandel are the first performers announced for the 11 th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (www.latingrammy.com) telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.
Actor/comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host this year’s celebration, set for Nov. 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and airing live on the Univision Network (www.univision.com) from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).
Nine-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY winner Juan Luis Guerra is a leading nominee this year with four nods: Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Tropical Album for A Son De Guerra , and Best Tropical Song and Best Short Form Music Video for “Bachata En Fukuoka.”
Pop/rock trio Camila has three nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Pop Album By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Dejarte De Amar, and Record Of The Year for “Mientes.” (Lead singer Mario Domm has an additional nomination for Song Of The Year for “Mientes” co-written by Monica Velez.)
Latin GRAMMY winner Pedro Fernandez has a nod in the Best Ranchero Album category for Amarte A La Antigua.
Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Enrique Iglesias is up for Song Of The Year for “Cuando Me Enamoro,” with Descemer Bueno.
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner Rosario is nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Album for Cuentame.
The 11th 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.UnivisionMusica.com , including video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast. For access to the latest Latin GRAMMY scoop and photos on-the-go, visit UnivisionMusica.com on any Web-enabled mobile device.
Preceding the Awards show 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). Presented by “Nuestra Belleza Latina” host Giselle Blondet and “Mira Quien Baila!” co-host Chiquinquira Delgado, “Noche De Estrellas” will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and provide viewers an intimate and up-close look at Latin music’s most glamorous gala event.
A limited number of tickets to the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available to the public and may be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office (877.632.7400; www.mandalaybay.com ) or through Ticketmaster ( www.ticketmaster.com ).