Love music but no hablas español? Don't let a minor language barrier keep you away from one of the year's most festive parties. The 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards (8-11 p.m. ET/PT Thursday on Univision) promises a stellar lineup of Latin music veterans and rising stars.
Juanes and Santana will perform together for the first time. Caetano Veloso, the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, and Arturo Sandoval will team up for a special number. Also on the bill are El Bebeto, America Sierra, Sky Blu, Pablo Alborán and Sensato featuring Sak Noel and Pitbull.
The show, hosted by actors Cristián De La Fuente and Lucero, will also serve up performances by David Bisbal, Sergio Dalma, Lila Downs (with Totó La Momposina and Celso Piña), Shaila Dúrcal (along with Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea), Pedro Fernández, Kany García, Juan Luis Guerra, Jesse & Joy, Juan Magán, Victor Manuelle, Gerardo Ortiz, Prince Royce, Alejandro Sanz, Michel Teló and 3 Ball MTY, plus 2012 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Daniela Romo and Joan Sebastian.
Las Vegas shows Blue Man Group and Le Rêve: The Dream will be featured, as well as a performance by the dance troupe Ballet Folklórico De Salsa De Colombia.
Natalie Cole, Pepe Aguilar, Chino y Nacho, ChocQuib Town, Nelly Furtado, Ana Tijoux and Reik are among presenters.
The pre-telecast ceremony will be streamed live online at LatinGrammy.com starting at 1:30 p.m. PT.