Additional 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards performers announced

Descemer Bueno, Camilo, Julio Reyes Copello, DJ Nelson and others added

The Latin Recording Academy has announced additional performers for the 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, including current and past Latin GRAMMY nominees Descemer Bueno, Camilo, Julio Reyes Copello, DJ Nelson, Sergio George, Gente de Zona, Grupo Firme, Mon Laferte, Gloria Trevi, Jay Wheeler and Yotuel.

Descemer Bueno, Gente de Zona and Yotuel will take the stage for a heartfelt, never-before-seen, acoustic rendition of “Patria y Vida,” nominated for both Song of the Year and Best Urban Song. In addition, Mon Laferte and Gloria Trevi will join La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho and a mariachi for a powerful medley, including “La Mujer”, nominated for Best Pop Song.

They join previously announced performers Rubén Albarrán and Meme del Real from Café Tacvba, Omar Apollo, Paula Arenas, Bad Bunny, Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga, Rubén Blades, C. Tangana, Calibre 50, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho, Los Dos Carnales, Antonio Carmona, Jorge Drexler, Alejandro Fernández, Israel Fernández, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, La Húngara, Manna, Diego del Morao, Nella, Ozuna, Danna Paola, Café Tacvba and Myke Towers for the Biggest Night in Latin Music.

With the theme “Rediscovering Life Through Music,” the telecast will invite audiences to rediscover what’s important in life using music as a storyline. With one-of-a-kind collaborations and unique Latin GRAMMY moments, the ceremony promises to be an exceptional celebration of musical excellence paired with inspirational storytelling.

The nominees were also announced late last month which were selected from more than 20,000 entries across 53 categories and reflect an expansive range of artists who released recordings during the eligibility period (June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021).

Ana Brenda Contreras, Carlos Rivera and Roselyn Sánchez will serve as hosts. Contreras is returning as host for the second consecutive year and is joined by Rivera, who emceed the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Sánchez also hosted the 16th, 17th, 18th and 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards.

The 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards broadcast will air live on Univision on Thursday, November 18th at 8 pm ET/PT. It will also air on cable channel TNT at 19.00 (MEX)/20.00 (PAN-COL)/21.00 (VEN)/22.00 (ARG/CHI), and on Televisa on Channel 5.

The Latin GRAMMY Premiere, where the majority of the categories are awarded, will precede the telecast. Additional details about this long-established afternoon full of unforgettable performances, heartfelt acceptance speeches and Latin GRAMMY moments will also be announced at a later date.

A very limited number of tickets for the 22nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards are available for purchase at axs.com. To attend all Latin Recording Academy events in Las Vegas, proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will be required, along with a government-issued photo ID. Only lab-administered PCR and COVID-19 antigen tests will be accepted and must be administered within 72 hours of the attended event(s). Guests of all Latin Recording Academy events must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and may be required to undergo symptom screening upon entry. The Latin Recording Academy and Univision Communications Inc. will continue to exercise careful precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of all attendees.

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