The Latin Recording Academy® today announced the first round of artists scheduled to perform at the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. With the current state of #LatinosUnidos is refreshing to see such a diverse line-up which includes current nominees J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Flor De Toloache, Luis Fonsi, Juanes, Mon Laferte, Natalia Lafourcade, Maluma, Residente, and Sofía Reyes; 2017 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™ Alejandro Sanz; as well as guest performances by Steve Aoki, Alessia Cara, Logic and French Montana.
Mexican actor and singer Jaime Camil will host The Biggest Night in Latin Music® along with Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez live on the Univision Network Nov. 16 from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A limited number of tickets for the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are still available for purchase through www.axs.com.
Urban artist Residente leads with nine nominations including Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, and Song Of The Year, among others. Singer/songwriter Maluma has seven nominations including three for Record Of The Year, and two for Song Of The Year, followed by Juanes and Mon Laferte with five nominations each. Pop-rock singer and songwriter, Natalia Lafourcade and singer/songwriter Luis Fonsi follow with four nominations each, and are both vying for the Song Of The Year Award. In addition, J Balvin has two nominations, Best Urban Song, and Best Urban Fusion/Performance with Bad Bunny, Flor De Toloache is nominated for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album and Sofia Reyes is up for Best New Artist.
Eighteen-time Latin GRAMMY® and three-time GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz will offer an epic performance from his iconic catalog. The 2017 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year will also be honored for his artistry and substantial philanthropic contributions at the sold-out Latin Academy Person of the Year gala on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
The 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards is supported by Univision’s multiple platforms, which include digital, social and radio, and feature video interviews and photos, an extensive archive of past shows, a live blog, behind-the-scenes footage and dedicated forums for fans to share their excitement leading up to the live broadcast on www.latingrammy.com and www.univision.com/latingrammy. Univision Radio is the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY Awards.
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