New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Current Latin GRAMMY nominees Banda El Recodo
De Don Cruz Lizárraga, Maluma, Ricky Martin, and Espinoza Paz
added to stellar lineup for the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. In addition, Jamaican-American singer Omi and five-piece female group Fifth Harmony
are scheduled to hit the Latin GRAMMY stage for the first time. Mexican actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez will host, together for the first time, The Biggest Night in Latin Music, which is scheduled to air live on the Univision Network Nov. 19 from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena
in Las Vegas. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase via www.ticketmaster.com or www.mgmgrand.com.
Six-time Latin GRAMMY winners Banda El Recodo
De Don Cruz Lizárraga, reggaeton artist Maluma
and regional Mexican singer Espinoza Paz
each received one nomination. Banda El Recodo
are nominated for Best Banda Album for Mi Vicio Más Grande. Maluma
is up for Best Urban Performance for "El Tiki." Paz is nominated for Best Regional Song for "Perdí La Pose."
Three-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY® winner Ricky Martin
received three nominations: Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for "Disparo Al Corazón" and Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for A Quien Quiera Escuchar.
Previously announced performers include Julión Álvarez, Bomba Estéreo with Will Smith, J Balvin, ChocQuibTown, Silvestre Dangond, Nicky Jam, Natalia
Lafourcade, Juan Luis Guerra, Major Lazer
and MØ, Matisse, and Raquel Sofía. Additionally, the telecast will feature a special performance by 2015 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Roberto Carlos.
The 16th Latin GRAMMY Awards will be supported via 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 80 countries.
Once again, LatinGRAMMY.com will offer exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards via Latin GRAMMY en Vivo. The live stream will include interviews from various locations including the red carpet arrivals, the Latin GRAMMY Premiere ceremony, backstage, and the media center beginning at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. For updates and breaking news, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy social networks on Twitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.
Preceding the Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, Univision 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 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®. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow us at: Twitter, Facebook , Instagram, Vine, Periscope, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.