JUAN LUIS GUERRA LEADS LATIN GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS WITH SIX

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JUAN LUIS GUERRA LEADS LATIN GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS WITH SIX; JESSE & JOY GARNER FIVE NODS; RICARDO ARJONA, EDGAR BARRERA, JUANES, CARLA MORRISON, ARTURO SANDOVAL, IVETE SANGALO AND 2012 LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY PERSON OF THE YEAR CAETANO VELOSO EACH RECEIVE FOUR NOMINATIONS

RICARDO ARJONA, BEBE, CHICO BUARQUE, CHOCQUIBTOWN, JESSE & JOY, JUANES, CARLA MORRISON, REIK, ARTURO SANDOVAL, AND CAETANO VELOSO, GILBERTO GIL & IVETE SANGALO ALL VIE FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AT THE XIII ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS®, NOV. 15, LIVE ON UNIVISION

Nominations Once Again Reflect a Diverse Blend of Established and Rising Talent from Across the Latin Music World, and This Year Include 10 Nominees in Each of the Four General Categories

Nominations for the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® (www.latingrammy.com) were announced today at a press conference attended by national and international media at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The event was streamed live on LatinGRAMMY.com (and is now available as video on demand) and was hosted by The Latin Recording Academy® President/CEO Gabriel Abaroa Jr., and Univision television personality Giselle Blondet. Artists reading nominations this morning included: Maria Barracuda of pop/rock group Jotdog; Miguel “Slow” Martinez and Carlos “Tostao” Valencia of hip-hop/funk trio ChocQuibTown; pop vocalist Shaila Dúrcal; singer/songwriter Kany García; pop duo Jesse & Joy; international superstar Juanes; singer/songwriter Gian Marco; Latin pop group Reik; Norteño band Los Tucanes de Tijuana; and pop/rock artist Ana Victoria. The XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, set for Nov. 15 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, will be broadcast live on the Univision Network (www.univision.com) from 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). For a complete list of nominees, media credentialing instructions and more information, please visit www.latingrammy.com. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy’s social networks on Twitter (www.twitter.com/latingrammys) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/latingrammys).

Juan Luis Guerra tops the nominations with six; Jesse & Joy garner five nods; Ricardo Arjona, Edgar Barrera, Juanes, Carla Morrison, Arturo Sandoval, Ivete Sangalo, and 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Caetano Veloso are up for four awards; Chico Buarque, ChocQuibTown, Don Omar, Rafael Dragaud, Gregg Field, Javier Garza, Gilberto Gil, Ulises Hadjis, Roberto Talma, and Martin Terefe are among those who each received three nominations.

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  1. Really? The Latin Grammys Announced Their Nominees Today. While several appeared on the salsamagazine.com Salsa Awards Public Nomination List, None scored any appreciable support from the worldwide Audience Mr Salsa Izzy Sanabria generated. The Latin Grammys have long been taken to task for being a closed door clique. It appears Nothing has changed.
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