By E.J. TAMARA, Connected Push
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With their album “Hasta la Raiz,” Natalia Lafourcade and Leonel Garcia have almost everything to acquire at Thursday’s Latin Grammy Awards.
The Mexican singer and her pal and collaborator are responsible for the most nominated album of the 12 months, with 5 bids for her and a few for him. Garcia gained a few other nods for his possess operate, making him the night’s top nominee.
The ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas claims performances by Colombian group Bomba Estereo, Will Smith and Brazilian icon Roberto Carlos. Feted Wednesday as the Latin Grammys Particular person of the Year, Carlos will complete several of his classics. More than 30 performers are anticipated to consider the phase for the duration of the three-hour ceremony.
Lafourcade, whose nominations incorporate album of the year, plus song and record of the year for the title monitor, advised the AP very last thirty day period that she fells “really content and entire of expectations, whether or not we just take home the Latin Grammy.”
Other multiple nominees contain Juan Luis Guerra and Alejandro Sanz, with 4 bids each Crooner Pablo Alborán, Miguel Bosé, Café Quijano, Pedro Capó, Nicky Jam and Ricky Martin have 3 bids apiece. Actresses Jacqueline Bracamontes and Roselyn Sanchez will host the present.
The Latin Grammys are becoming broadcast in the United States by Univision. For the 1st time, the telecast will also attain viewers in China.
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