Additional Performers Announced For The 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards
04 Nov 2016 by Francisco Romeo in Celebrities, Event, Fame, Film, Films, General, Home, Music, Pleasure, Television, Theater
The Biggest Night in Latin Music just got bigger with more than 11 performers added to the stellar lineup. Current Latin GRAMMY nominees Alexis y Fido, Joss Favela, Fonseca, Gente De Zona, Jesse & Joy, Mon Laferte, Pablo López, Manuel Medrano, and Wisin as well as 21-time Latin GRAMMY winner Juanes will take the stage. Argentine-Mexican actor Sebastián Rulli joins Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez to host the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards live on the Univision Network Nov. 17, from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase throughwww.axs.com.
One of the 17th Latin GRAMMYs’ current leading nominees, Fonseca will share the stage with urban duo Alexis y Fido for an electrifying performance. Fonseca garnered four nominations: Album Of The Year for Mil Ciudades (Andrés Cepeda) and Conexión, Best Cumbia/Vallenato Album for Homenaje (A La Música De Diomedes Díaz), and Best Tropical Song for “Vine A Buscarte.” Alexis y Fido are up for Best Urban Fusion/Performance for “Una En Un Millión.”
Joss Favela, Mon Laferte, and Manuel Medrano are up for Best New Artist. Favela is also nominated for Best Norteño Album for Hecho A Mano; Medrano is up for Song Of The Year for “Bajo El Agua,” and Best Singer-Songwriter Album for Manuel Medrano; and Laferte is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album for Mon Laferte – Vol. 1.
Gente De Zona is up for Best Tropical Fusion Album for Visualízate. Five-time Latin GRAMMY winners and current leading nominees Jesse & Joy earned four nominations: Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Ecos De Amor” and Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for Un Besito Más.
Pablo López, nominated for Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for EL Mundo y Los Amantes Inocentes, will join Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY® winner Juanes along with the cast of Mystère from Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas for a special presentation. Wisin is up for two awards, Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Duele El Corazón.”
They join the previously announced amazing lineup of performers: J Balvin; Banda Los Recoditos, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; Farruko featuring Ky-Mani Marley; Laura Pausini; Prince Royce featuring Gerardo Ortiz; Las Tres Grandes: Eugenia León,Tania Libertad, and Guadalupe Pineda; Diego Torres featuring Rachael Platten; Carlos Vives; and Yandel.
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.