Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Wisin y Yandel, and 2009 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Juan Gabriel among latest additions to telecast lineup
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Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Wisin y Yandel, and 2009 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Juan Gabriel are the latest performers added to the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast lineup, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy.
Confirmed to present awards are current Latin GRAMMY nominees Enrique Bunbury, Luis Enrique, Germán Montero, Omara Portuondo, and Reik, as well as Kany García, Enrique Iglesias, Victor Manuelle, Milly Quezada, and Johnny Ventura.
Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winners Wisin y Yandel garnered a nomination for Best Urban Album (La Revolucion) and two in Best Urban Song ("Abusadora" with Marcos Masis "Tainy," and "Mujeres In The Club" with 50 Cent). D'León is nominated for Best Salsa Album (Tranquilamente…Tranquilo), Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles is up for Best Ranchero Album (Compañeras), and Santa Rosa has a nod for Record Of The Year ("Si No Vas A Cocinar" with José Lugo Orchestra). Los Tucanes de Tijuana vocalist Mario Quintero Lara is nominated for Best Regional Mexican Song ("Se Fue Mi Amor").
Previously announced performers include David Bisbal, Rubén Blades, Calle 13, Shaila Dúrcal, Luis Fonsi, Grupo Montez De Durango, Laura Pausini, Espinoza Paz, La Quinta Estación, and Luz Ríos as well as 14-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz.
Previously announced presenters feature Alexander Acha, Beto Cuevas, Cucu Diamantes, Juan Luis Guerra, and Gian Marco. Actor/Comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the 10th anniversary celebration.
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.
Additionally, for the first time the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast ceremony will be streamed live internationally on www.latingrammy.com beginning at 2 p.m. PT. Fashion entrepreneur and former Miss Universe Bárbara Palacios will host the Pre-Telecast, during which winners in more than 35 of the 49 Latin GRAMMY categories will be announced prior to the evening's telecast — kicking off a full evening of celebrating excellence in recorded Latin music from around the world. The Pre-Telecast will take place from 2–3 p.m. PT at Mandalay Bay Events Center and the live stream will remain on LatinGRAMMY.com for 30 days following the 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.