Santa Mónica (California), USA – The Latin Recording Academy announced that Shakira, Juan Luis Guerra, RBD, and Alejandro Sanz will perform on the 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast. The show will also feature a special reggaéton performance that will include Hector “El Father,” Tonny Tun Tun, Ivy Queen, and Wisin & Yandel (previously announced). Additionally, Willie Colón, Fania All-Stars, India, Ismael Miranda, Andy Montañez, Tito Nieves, and Gilberto Santa Rosa will salute salsa music New York style in a special performance tribute.
Actress Alejandra Barros, singer/actor Miguel Bosé, actress Alexa Damian, current Latin GRAMMY nominee Los Horóscopos de Durango, current Latin GRAMMY nominee for Best New Artist Lena, actress Adamari Lopez, current Latin GRAMMY nominee Pablo Montero, actress Ludwika Paleta, singer Milly Quezada, 2006 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Johnny Ventura, and Oscar-nominated actress Catalina Sandino are confirmed presenters. The 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will take place on Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York and will be broadcast on the Univision Network from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 – 10 p.m. Central).
The 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will feature 47 categories and will be supported on radio via Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards), and highlighted on the Internet by Univision Online (the official Spanish-language Web site of the Latin GRAMMY Awards) at www.univision.com (Uniclave Latin GRAMMY). For more information and a complete list of nominees, visit www.grammy.com. For the first time ever, tickets are available to the general public at the Madison Square Garden Box Office at www.thegarden.com, or through Ticketmaster.
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, visit www.grammy.com.