LOS ANGELES (Top40 Charts/ Latin Recording Academy) - Twelve-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, Latin GRAMMY winner Daniela Mercury, and current Latin GRAMMY nominee Reik are the latest performers added to the stellar lineup for the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. In celebration of the 10th anniversary
Alicia Keys will join
Alejandro Sanz for a special Latin GRAMMY performance.
Calle 13 and
Ruben Blades' performance will feature Cirque du Soleil's "Mystere," and
Laura Pausini's number will showcase the daring feats of strength of "Le Reve."
Confirmed to present awards are actress Charytin, actor Aaron Diaz, actress Marlene Favela, Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez, Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandra Guzman, Pau Dones of Latin rock group Jarabe de Palo, actress Eva Longoria Parker, actress/singer Dulce Maria, and singer/songwriter Rosana. The milestone telecast is set for Nov. 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 - 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). So that non Spanish-speaking Latin music fans can enjoy the telecast, closed captioning in English will be available on CC3. 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.
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 Barbara 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.
Current nominee Reik is up for Best Pop Album By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (Un Dia Mas).
Previously announced performers include Pepe Aguilar, David Bisbal, Ruben Blades, Calle 13, Oscar D'Leon, Shaila Durcal, Luis Fonsi, Juan Gabriel, Grupo Montez De Durango, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Laura Pausini, Espinoza Paz, La Quinta Estacion, Luz Rios, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Alejandro Sanz, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, and Wisin Y Yandel. Previously announced presenters feature Alexander Acha, Enrique Bunbury, Beto Cuevas, Cucu Diamantes, Luis Enrique, Kany Garcia, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Victor Manuelle, Gian Marco, German Montero, Omara Portuondo, Milly Quezada, and Johnny Ventura. Actor/Comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singer Lucero will co-host the 10th anniversary celebration.
As Las Vegas continues to set the standard for world-class entertainment, two of its well-known shows will be featured in segments throughout the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, spotlighting the energy and excitement of one of the world's foremost destination cities. Performing during the anniversary telecast will be "Le Reve" - the breathtaking stage show that features aerial acrobatics, provocative choreography, outrageous antics and daring feats of strength and agility; and Cirque Du Soleil's high-spirited classic "Mystere" - the powerful theatre-style comedy that combines powerful athleticism, vigorous acrobatics and an exhilarating blend of whimsy and drama.
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 on-the-go, visit Univision.com on any Web-enabled mobile device.
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 Barbara Bermudo and "Nuestra Belleza Latina" host Giselle Blondet, "Noche de Estrellas" will feature live interviews and commentary on the stars and their fashions, and provide viewers an intimate and up close look at Latin music's most glamorous gala event.
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.