12TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS ONCE AGAIN REFLECT A DIVERSE BLEND OF ESTABLISHED AND RISING TALENT FROM ACROSS THE LATIN MUSIC WORLD
PRODUCER/ENGINEER RAFA ARCAUTE GARNERS SIX NODS; FRANCO DE VITA RECEIVES FIVE NOMINATIONS; AND MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS HAS FOUR
PABLO ALBORAN, DESMOND CHILD, PAQUITO D'RIVERA, SEBASTIAN KRYS, MANA, RICKY MARTIN, JOAN SEBASTIAN, SHAKIRA, AND ZOE
EACH GARNER THREE NOMINATIONS
ALEX, JORGE Y LENA; AUREO BAQUEIRO; RUBEN BLADES; GUSTAVO BORNER; CLAUDIA BRANT; DAVID CABRERA; DOCTOR KRAPULA; DON OMAR; PAULA FERNANDES; ALEJANDRA GUZMAN; IL VOLO; LA VIDA BOHEME; LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE; PITBULL; SIE7E; CAETANO VELOSO; AND WISIN Y YANDEL
AMONG THOSE WITH TWO NODS EACH
Latin GRAMMY® Recipients To Be Revealed on Nov. 10 When the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® Airs Live on the Univision Network from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 14, 2011) — The second decade of The Latin Recording Academy®'s evolution continued today when nominations for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards (www.latingrammy.com) were announced at a press conference attended by national and international media at the Avalon in Hollywood, Calif. The event was streamed live on LatinGRAMMY.com (and is now available as video on demand), and artists reading nominations this morning included: Lena Burke and Jorge Villamizar of Latin pop trio Alex, Jorge Y Lena; urban/hip-hop duo Calle 13; Latin GRAMMY-winning producer Desmond Child; singer/songwriter Myriam Hernández; pop singer Merche; Norteño band Los Tucanes de Tijuana; Latin pop singer Reyli; and Ángel Mosqueda and Rodrigo Guardiola of alternative rock band Zoé. The 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, set for Nov. 10 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 a complete list of nominees, 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 (www.twitter.com/latingrammys) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/latingrammys).