Current Nominees Alexis y Fido, Joss Favela, Fonseca, Gente De Zona, Jesse & Joy, Mon Laferte, Manuel Medrano, and Wisin to Perform on the 17th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®

To Kick off The Biggest Night in Latin Music®, Juanes and Pablo López along with the Cast of Mystère from Cirque du Soleil Will Team up for a Special Performance

Sebastian Rulli and Roselyn Sanchez to Host #LatinGRAMMY

MIAMI--()--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 take the stage for what's sure to be one unforgettable night of music. 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 through www.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.

For updates and breaking news, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com as well as The Latin Recording Academy® social networks on Twitter (@LatinGRAMMYs) and Facebook.

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 either directly or through its Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®. For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit LatinGRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow us at: TwitterFacebook, Instagram, Vine, Periscope, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr.

Contacts

The Latin Recording Academy
Lourdes López Patton
310-392-3777
lourdesl@grammy.com
or
Rogers & Cowan
Maureen O'Connor or Nordhia Centeno
310-854-8116/8284
moconnor@rogersandcowan.com / ncenteno@rogersandcowan.com
or
Univision
Jenisei Couso
305-471-1692
jcouso@univision.net

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