Calle 13, Franco De Vita with Alejandra Guzman, Mana with Prince Royce, Shakira, Sie7e, and Marco Antonio Solis are the first performers announced for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. Cristian de la Fuente and Lucero will co-host the Latin music industry’s premier event and confirmed to present are actors Angelique Boyer, Sandra Echeverria, Adamari Lopez, Sebastian Rulli, Zoe Saldana, and David Zepeda. The biggest night in Latin music is set for Nov. 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will air live on the Univision Network.
Ten-time Latin GRAMMY and two-time GRAMMY winners Calle 13 lead this year’s Latin GRAMMY nominations with a record 10 nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Urban Music Album for Entren Los Que Quieran; Album Of The Year, as producers, for Shakira’s Sale El Sol; Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for “Latinoamerica”; Best Urban Song for “Baile De Los Pobres”; Best Alternative Song and Best Short Form Music Video for “Calma Pueblo”; Best Tropical Song for “Vamo’ A Portarnos Mal”; and Producer Of The Year.
Singer/songwriter Franco De Vita has five nods: Album Of The Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Album and Best Long Form Music Video for En Primera Fila; and Record Of The Year and Best Short Form Music Video (with Alejandra Guzman) for “Tan Solo Tu”.
Three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Marco Antonio Solis is up for four awards: Song Of The Year and Best Regional Mexican Song for “A Donde Vamos A Parar?,” Best Male Pop Vocal Album for En Total Plenitud, and Best Regional Mexican Song for “Tu Me Vuelves Loco.”
Four-time Latin GRAMMY winners Mana have three nominations: Best Rock Album and Best Long Form Music Video for Drama Y Luz, and Best Short Form Music Video for “Lluvia Al Corazon.”
Seven-time Latin GRAMMY winner, two-time GRAMMY winner and the 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Shakira has three nods: Album Of The Year and Best Female Pop Album for Sale El Sol; and Best Short Form Music Video for “Loca.”
Latin GRAMMY winner Alejandra Guzman is a two-time nominee: Record Of The Year and Best Short Form Music Video for “Tan Solo Tu” (with Franco De Vita).
Sie7e is up for two awards: Best New Artist and Best Alternative Song for “Tengo Tu Love.”