5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (Nov. 14)


Other honorees include Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and Ricky Martin, among others.

Latin Grammy Premiere

The Latin Recording Academy announced performers and presenters for its Latin Grammys Premiere, where the majority of the Latin Grammys are awarded. Debuting exclusively on Facebook, the event will also feature a new Brazilian edition to honor all Portuguese language categories. Hosted by actress and singer Jackie Cruz, the event will kick off with performances by nominees Gina Chavez, Naike Ponce and Daniel Santacruz. Presenters will include nominees Lupita Infante and Gaby Moreno.

The Latin Grammy  Premiere will be live streamed Nov. 19 on Facebook via the Latin Grammys page at 3pm ET.

“Celebremos: Eterna Navidad”

Colombian superstar Juanes and his wife Karen Martínez are set to host a star-studded Christmas special that will stream only on Pantaya. Titled Celebremos: Eterna Navidad, the musical event — produced by streaming service Lionsgate’s Pantaya, Universal Music Group, Elefantec Global and Plataforma — will feature performances by Alejandro Fernández, Danna Paola, Gloria Trevi and Los Tigres del Norte, among many others.

Celebremos: Eterna Navidad premieres Dec. 4 on Pantaya and can be streamed across the U.S., including Puerto Rico.

Bad Bunny on Narcos

Bad Bunny is set to make his acting debut on season three of Netflix’s cartel drama series, Narcos. Bad Bunny will play the role of Arturo “Kitty” Paez, a member of Ramon Arellano Felix’s gang called the “Narco Juniors,” who are described as rich, well connected kids from upper society who fell in with the cartel life for the money, drugs and violence.

Read all about the forthcoming new season here.

Honoring Nurses on Thanksgiving

Gloria Estefan, Maluma, Black Eyed Peas, among others are set to perform during a star-studded benefit virtual concert on Thanksgiving honoring nurses. Nurse Heroes announced that the concert called Nurse Heroes Live will stream on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook along with LiveXLive on Nov. 26 at 7pm ET. The benefit will provide money for a variety of programs including scholarships for nurses and their children.

Other performers include Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Pitbull, The Wailers, Carole King and Andrea Bocelli.

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