12TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY® AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON NOV. 10, 2011, ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK
MIAMI (May 19, 2011) — Latin music's most prestigious awards telecast, the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards (www.latingrammy.com), returns once again to Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, and will air live on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). Nominations for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be announced on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at a live press conference in Los Angeles (venue to be announced shortly). For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/latingrammys, www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
"What better place to host the Latin GRAMMYs than Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center and once again offer music lovers unique and memorable performances," said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy®. "We are delighted to return to the entertainment capital of the world and showcase the best and brightest in Latin music, as well as highlight new and established programs and initiatives throughout Latin GRAMMY Week. We look forward to another successful Latin GRAMMY season."
Since the annual Latin GRAMMY telecast debuted on Univision entirely in Spanish in 2005, the show has consistently earned increased ratings year after year worldwide. Additionally, the Latin GRAMMYs has become one of Univision's highest rated shows, as well as the most watched and highly regarded award events by Hispanics.
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 www.latingrammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/latingrammys, and a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/latingrammys.
Lourdes López or Barb Dehgan
The Latin Recording Academy