Anitta, Luis Fonsi, Thalia, Laura Pausini to Host 2022 Latin Grammys – Billboard


Brazilian powerhouse singer Anitta, Puerto Rican hitmaker Luis Fonsi, Italian singer-songwriter Laura Pausini, and Mexican famous person Thalia are enlisted to host the twenty third annual Latin Grammy Awards. The telecast will air from the Michelob Extremely Enviornment at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. ET.

This marks the primary time the Latin Grammys can have had 4 or extra co-hosts for the reason that inaugural broadcast, in September 2000, which had 5 — Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Andy Garcia, Jimmy Smits and Antonio Banderas.

So far, Anitta has earned a complete of eight Latin Grammy nominations, and she or he is at the moment within the working for report of the yr and finest reggaeton efficiency for her viral hit “Envolver.” (See the full record of 2022 Latin Grammy nominations right here.) The identical tune charted on the all-genre Billboard Sizzling 100, peaking at No. 70. 

Fonsi, finest identified for his record-breaking hit “Despacito,” alongside Daddy Yankee, has gained 5 Latin Grammys, whereas Pausini has gained 4 Latin Grammys and one Grammy Award. Thalia has been nominated six instances on the Latin Grammys, and in 2003, the Mexican actress and singer entered the Sizzling 100 with “I Need You,” that includes Fats Joe, peaking at No. 22.

Previous to the Latin Grammys, the Latin Recording Academy will honor Mexican icon Marco Antonio Solís as Particular person of the Yr. The gala in his honor will happen the day earlier than, on Wednesday, Nov. 16. “Marco Antonio Solís is a residing legend and one of the emblematic figures in Latin music,” Manuel Abud, CEO of the Latin Recording Academy, stated in an announcement.

Final yr, the ceremony was hosted by Ana Brenda Contreras, Carlos Rivera and Roselyn Sanchez. Tom and Caetano Veloso gained the 2021 report of the yr award for his or her piano ballad “Talvez,” and in 2020, that award was given to Alejandro Sanz for his romantic love tune “Contigo.”

The Latin Grammy Premiere Ceremony, the place nearly all of the classes are awarded, will precede the telecast and will probably be introduced at a later date.

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