Tonight is the Latin Night for the 2019 Latin Awards!
The 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will be held tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live at Univision at 8:00 PM EST. Like its English counterpart, the ceremony is associated with the best of the best artists from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the US.
Find out what to expect from hosts, nominees and performers tonight.
Who hosts the Latin American Grammys?
Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin will host the actress ceremony with Roselin Sanchez at ABC Grand Hotel and Paz Vega from Rambo: Last Blood.
Martin appeared in the first Latin grams in 2000, shortly after his hit Livin & # 39; La Vida Loca hit # 1. The singer was eagerly awaiting this opportunity and told the Associated Press how he felt about hosting the event for the first time.
"To be honest, I have to say that I feel very protective, first of all, because I work with a large production, people who have been involved in this for many years and these are the gurus of the industry. … (And) I am also with Roselle Sanchez and Paz Vega, who have done this before.
Who is performing tonight?
Fan favorite Alessia Kara, who just finished acting as Sean Mendes on his last tour, is very likely to sing Querer Mejor with Juanes. The duo recorded the song this year and were nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Juanes was fetishized last night as Person of the Year at the Academy of Latin Recording.
The 47-year-old said in a statement: "I remember attending the announcement of Latin American nominations for GRAMMY after the release of my first solo album and became so overcome by the emotion of shock when I heard my name called seven times … ", he said.
"I am grateful and deeply honored to learn that I will be joining such distinguished artists as Juan Luis Guera, Carlos Santana, Caetano Veloso and others, as an honor of the Person of the Year, while helping Latin American efforts. Academy to support future generations of new Hispanic artists. "
Other performers include Ozuna as well as Caliber 50, Beto Cuevas, Leonel Garcia, Fito Paez, Pedro Capo, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Inntocable, Rosalia, Pepe Aguilar and Los Angeles Azules , Paula Arenas, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sarinana, Sebastian Yatra, Natalia Jimenez, Olga Tanon, and Vicente Fernandez.
Some Latin Grammy nominees for 2019
Alejandro Sanz leads this year's nominations with eight, for Record of the Year and Song of the Year for No Tengo Nada as well as Album of the Year, # Eldisco .
Camila Cabello has been nominated for "Song of the Year" and "Best" Pop Song for her collaboration with Sanz on Mi Persona Favorita.
Other nominees include Paula Arenas ([19459012)Visceral), Ruben Blades ( Paraiso Road Gang ), Andres Calamaro ( Cargar La Suerte ), ( Agustín ), Luis Fonsi ( Kind ), Rosalia ( El Mal Querer ), Ximena Sarinana (¿ Dónde Bailaran Las Ninas]? ), Tony Succar ( Mas De Mi ) and Sebastian Yatra ( Fantasia ).
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