By Alexandra Echavarri
The Latin Recording Academy (LARAS) will hold,once again, its annual Latin Grammy Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. LARAS recognizes Latin and Portuguese music recorded around the world, honoring the people who dedicate their life and soul to create and perform it.
Preparations for the Telecast ceremony begin well in advance, usually 9 months prior to the event. Throughout these nine months, LARAS hosts several events leading up to the Award night. They feature new and emerging artists who are given the opportunity to demonstrate their craft in set showcases. The Academy also host events like Latin Grammy’s in Schools and and the Latin Grammy Street Parties.
It is thanks to these efforts and support by The Latin Recording Academy and it’s Annual Latin Grammy Awards, to the talent, that artist like Bebe have had the opportunity to emerge into mainstream recognition, and fame.
The XIII Annual Latin Grammys will be aired live in Univision. The nominees will be announced on September 26 in Los Angeles. The XIII Annual Latin Grammy Ceremony promises to be another memorable event for the Latin music community.