MIAMI, FL. (Latin Recording Academy) - The Latin Recording Academy today announced the final sizzling talent lineup for the 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards airing live this Wednesday, Sept. 1 , on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 10 p.m. (ET/PT).
Hosted by actor/comedian George
Lopez , the Latin music industry's premier event will open with a worldwide exclusive duet featuring the winner of the 4th Annual Latin GRAMMY for Best New Artist and current nominee David
Bisbal and multi-platinum recording artist Jessica
Simpson. Continuing to electrify the stage will be show-stopping performances by Carlos
Santana, the 2004 Latin Recording Academy Person Of The Year, with Tex-Mex brothers Los Lonely Boys; GRAMMY-nominated rock band Incubus
with Cafe Tacuba, who have three Latin GRAMMY nominations this year; current three-time Latin GRAMMY nominee Robi Draco Rosa; Best Female Pop Vocal Album nominee Paulina Rubio; Best Alternative Music
Album nominee Ozomatli; Best Music
Video nominee Roselyn Sanchez with double Latin GRAMMY nominees Akwid; and classical and jazz musician Paquito D'Rivera with current four-time Latin GRAMMY nominee Bebo Valdes and three-time Latin GRAMMY Award-nominated Diego
El Cigala. This year's show also will feature a performance by Latin music legend and double nominee Marco
Mana frontman Fher, actress/singer Lindsay Lohan, Brazilian superstar Daniela Mercury and actor/singer Tyrese join the previously announced group of celebrity presenters, including: GRAMMY-nominated group the Black Eyed Peas; radio personality Renan "El Cucuy" Almendarez Coello; actress, model and TV personality Daisy Fuentes; WCBS-TV and Style Network television host Lynda Lopez; "George Lopez" co-star Constance Marie; actor/comedian Cheech Marin; on-air personality Maria Menounos; pop/R&B sensation Christina Milian; actor Esai Morales; "Without A Trace" star Enrique Murciano; "Joan of Arcadia"'s Jason Ritter; from "CSI: Miami" Adam Rodriguez, from "That '70s Show" Wilmer Valderrama; TV personality Shaun Robinson; Latin GRAMMY-nominated songstress Soraya; star of "Joan of Arcadia" Amber Tamblyn; GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY award-winning Colombian singer Carlos Vives; and Brazilian singer and television host Xuxa.
The 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast will be distributed internationally to more than 100 countries and will be supported on radio via Univision Radio and Westwood One International.
Nominations for the 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards were announced July 14 and a complete list of nominees is available online at GRAMMY.com and www.latingrammy.terra.com (the official online partner of the 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards).
The 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are produced by Cossette Productions. Pierre and John Cossette are executive producers; Ken Ehrlich is producer; Walter Miller is producer/director; and Tisha Fein is coordinating producer.