J BALVIN; LOS FABULOSOS CADILLACS; RACHEL PLATTEN; DIEGO TORRES; LAS TRES GRANDES: EUGENIA LEÓN, TANIA LIBERTAD, AND GUADALUPE PINEDA; AND YANDEL TO PERFORM ON THE 17TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS® 2016 !
The Biggest Night in Latin Music® Airs Live on Univision on Nov. 17 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.....
MIAMI (Oct. 27, 2016) — Latin GRAMMY® winner J Balvin; GRAMMY winners Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; Rachel Platten; Diego Torres; Las Tres Grandes: Eugenia León, Tania Libertad, and Guadalupe Pineda; and Yandel to take the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® stage. The Biggest Night in Latin Music® will air live on the Univision Network Nov. 17, from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through www.axs.com.
Colombian artist J Balvin is up for Best Urban Music Album for Energía. The legendary group Los Fabulosos Cadillacs is nominated for Best Rock Album for La Salvación De Solo Y Juan. Las Tres Grandes: Eugenia León, Tania Libertad and Guadalupe Pineda garnered a Best Long Form Music Video nomination for "Primera Fila," will make their Latin GRAMMY stage debut.
The Argentinian singer-songwriter, Diego Torres, received three nominations for Record Of The Year for "Iguales," Album of The Year, and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Buena Vida. Rachel Platten, the songstress behind the chart-topping hit "Fight Song," will join Torres for a special collaboration.
Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner Yandel will bring a dancehall twist to the night. The Puerto Rican musician landed two nominations for Best Urban Fusion/Performance and Best Urban Song for "Encantadora."
They join the previously announced eclectic lineup of performers: Banda Los Recoditos, Farruko featuring Ky-Mani Marley, Laura Pausini, Prince Royce featuring Gerardo Ortiz, and Carlos Vives. The stage is set for an incredible evening for Latin music.
Once again, LatinGRAMMY.com will offer exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards via Latin GRAMMY en Vivo. The live stream will include interviews from the red carpet, the Latin GRAMMY Premiere™ ceremony, backstage, and the media center beginning at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET.
Preceding the Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, Univision Network will present exclusive "Noche De Estrellas" ("Night Of The Stars") coverage of the celebrity arrivals direct from the Latin GRAMMY Awards red carpet starting at 7 p.m. ET/PT (6 p.m. Central). "Noche De Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashion, and will provide viewers an intimate look at Latin music's most glamorous event while connecting fans with their favorite celebrities via social media.
The 17th Latin GRAMMY Awards is supported by Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards) and highlighted at www.latingrammy.com and www.univision.com/latingrammy, which will feature video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, a live-blog, and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast. Additionally, the telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 60 countries.
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 either directly or through its Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation.