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Tuesday September 25, 2012

LATIN GRAMMYS - Juanes Receives 5 Nominations for “Juanes MTV Unplugged”

LATIN GRAMMYS - Juanes Receives  5 Nominations  for “Juanes MTV Unplugged”

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Singer, songwriter and guitarist Juanes received four nominations for the thirteenth installment of the Latin Grammys for his album “Juanes MTV Unplugged”. The production received nominations in the category of Best Album, Best Long Form Video, plus one more for Producer of the Year (Juan Luis Guerra). His song “Blue Sabina”, collaboration with the legendary Joaquin Sabina and Juan Luis Guerra as co-authors of the subject, was nominated for Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year. The nominations were announced this morning at a conference in the Belasco Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Delivery of the XIII Latin Grammys will be broadcast live on Univision next Thursday, November 15 from Las Vegas, Nevada.

The album “Tr3s Presents: Juanes MTV Unplugged” debuted at # 1 in sales in more than 18 countries including the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia and Central America. The production includes 14 tracks produced by Juan Luis Guerra, 11 of them are the biggest hits of his career, so acoustic reinterpreted, among which are “Me Enamora”, “La Camisa Negra”, “A Dios Le I ask, “” Today I am going “(a duet with Paula Fernandes) and” I am worthless Without Your Love “. All these successes have helped to sell over 15 million records in the artist’s career and position as one of the most important Latin artists of the last decade. It also includes three new tracks: the international hit “The Sign” - # 1 in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Latin America - “Everything In My Life” and nominated “Sabina Blue”.

Tomorrow, Juanes launches “Just think,” the third single from the album to radio stations worldwide. The song is the new live acoustic version of the first single from his debut album launched in 2001, also titled Look Good. That year, Juanes was the big winner in the first installment of the Latin Grammy Award taking the prestigious award in the categories of Best Rock Album, Best Rock Song and Best New Artist. The new version is a re-interpretation with rock elements but also an unforgettable tropical flavor.

In recent weeks, thousands of fans of Juanes in Latin America have filled theaters in Mexico and Peru for the concerts of his tour “Unplugged”. Coming soon, the tour will continue in Argentina and Uruguay before traveling to Spain Juanes for four performances before moving around Europe with concerts in Germany, Holland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, London and Lithuania. This November 24 will share the stage with Juan Luis Guerra in the new Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY.