Additional 10th Latin GRAMMY Performers Announced

October 21, 2009 -- 10:31 am PDT

Luis Fonsi, Grupo Montez De Durango, Laura Pausini, Espinoza Paz, and La Quinta Estación added to milestone telecast performance lineup

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(For a complete list of 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY nominees, click here.)

Luis Fonsi, Grupo Montez De Durango, Laura Pausini, Espinoza Paz, and La Quinta Estación are the latest performers announced for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.

Actor/comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the 10th anniversary celebration. Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Alexander Acha, Beto Cuevas, Cucu Diamantes and Gian Marco; and two-time GRAMMY and nine-time Latin GRAMMY winner Juan Luis Guerra.

Singer/songwriter Fonsi garnered two nominations for Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for "Aquí Estoy Yo" (with Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris and David Bisbal). Two-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Pausini has two nods for Record Of The Year ("En Cambio No") and Best Female Pop Vocal Album (Primavera Anticipada). Regional Mexican singer/songwriter Paz is nominated for Best Regional Mexican Song for "Espero" (performed by Grupo Montez De Durango). La Quinta Estación is nominated for Best Pop Album By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for Sin Frenos.

Previously announced performers include current Latin GRAMMY nominees Bisbal, Rubén Blades, Calle 13, Shaila Dúrcal, and Luz Ríos as well as 14-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz.

Sanz's performance will help celebrate the milestone 10th Latin GRAMMY Awards. The Latin Recording Academy and Univision are offering music fans the opportunity to get involved in this year's celebration and decide which song he will sing on the telecast. To participate, fans can visit the "Tú decides qué canta Alejandro Sanz” promotion and vote for one of his Latin GRAMMY-winning songs: "El Alma Al Aire," "Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte," "No Es Lo Mismo," or "Tu No Tienes Alma."

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 "Primer Impacto" co-anchor Bárbara Bermudo and host of "Nuestra Belleza Latina" Giselle Blondet, "Noche de Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and provide viewers an intimate look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event.

Once again, Univision.com is the official Spanish-language Web site for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Find exclusive coverage of this year's performers at www.latingrammy.univision.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, visit Univision.com on any web-enabled mobile device.

A limited number of tickets to the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available to the public and may be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Events Center or through Ticketmaster.

The 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, set for Nov. 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For media credentialing instructions and more information, please visit www.latingrammy.com. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.