For 14 years the Latin Grammy Awards has honored excellence in the recorded arts and sciences and this year is no exception. It will be the seventh year the award show will be held and broadcasted live from Las Vegas but this year it will be at the MGM Grand Garden Arena as opposed to Mandalay Bay Events Center where it's been held for six years. In the past, the Latin Grammy Awards was held in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and Houston. "For the past 14 years we have showcased some of the greatest talent in Latin music, and now, entering our 15th anniversary celebration, we are delighted to commemorate this new milestone with more amazing musical segments," said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy.
MGM Grand which is across the street from Mandalay Bay has served as an event venue leading up to the Latin Grammy Award night in the past. The 15th anniversary will be no different from the past Latin Grammy Awards marking another important milestone for the Latin music industry in celebrating our culture, our heritage and the influence and impact of Latinos in music.
And a month before the Latin Grammy Awards numerous events are held that lead up to the award night: Latin Grammy Acoustic Sessions and Latin Grammy Street Parties that take place in several cities in the United States, Colombia and Mexico City, as well as the Special Awards Presentation and The Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year tribute gala.
The Latin Grammy Awards is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20, with live broadcast in the United States on Univision from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). This year's nominations will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 24 with additional information and performer lineup announced later on.
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