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Luis Miguel, Thalia To Perform at Latin Grammys

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Aug 17, 2001 | 6:08am EDT

Luis Miguel, Alejandro Sanz and Thalia will take the stage at the 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Miami Beach in September, President and CEO of the Recording Academy and Latin Recording Academy Michael Greene announced on Thursday.

Luis Miguel's album "Vivo" has been nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Album. Known to his fellow countrymen as "El Rey del Romanticismo" (The King of Romanticism), Miguel is a four-time Grammy winner and three-time Latin Grammy winner.

Alejandro Sanz received five nominations this year, including Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for the album "El Alma Al Aire." Thalia's album "Arrasando" is nominated for this year's Best Female Pop Vocal Album.

Nelly Furtado and Jon Secada will be among this year's presenters.

The announcement marks the first official naming of performers and presenters for the Latin music industry's preeminent awards show. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly.

The award ceremony will be held at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla. and broadcast live on CBS, Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. EDT.

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