First 10th Latin GRAMMY Performers Announced

October 15, 2009 -- 11:39 am PDT

David Bisbal, Shaila Durcal, Luz Rios, and Alejandro Sanz to perform at milestone 10th Latin GRAMMY Awards

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

Calle 13 and Rubén Blades, David Bisbal, Shaila Dúrcal, Luz Ríos, and Alejandro Sanz are the first performers announced for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.

Five-time Latin GRAMMY-winning duo and this year's leading nominee, Calle 13's five nods include: Album Of The Year and Best Urban Music Album for Los De Atrás Vienen Conmigo, Record Of The Year and Best Alternative Song for "No Hay Nadie Como Tú" (with Café Tacvba), and Best Short Form Music Video for "La Perla" (with Blades).

Singer/songwriter Ríos has two nods for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Album (Aire).

Bisbal, Blades, and Dúrcal each have one nomination: Bisbal for Record Of The Year ("Aquí Estoy Yo" with Luis Fonsi, Aleks Syntek, and Noel Schajris); Blades for Best Short Form Music Video ("La Perla" with Calle 13); and Dúrcal for Best Ranchero Album (Corazón Ranchero).

As part of the milestone 10th Latin GRAMMYs, 14-time Latin GRAMMY winner Sanz will perform. 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 should visit the "Tú decides qué canta Alejandro Sanz” promotion at www.univision.com 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 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.