Gloria Estefan, joined by Anitta, Carlinhos Brown, Laércio da Costa, Pedro Capó, Farina, Giulia Be and Diego Torres, will open the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs with an electrifying three-song medley that will include "Abriendo Puertas," "Cuando Hay Amor" and "Magalenha."
Juan Luis Guerra will also be taking the stage that night and joins previously announced artists Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny, Alejandro Fernández, Juanes, Pablo Alborán, Maná and Myke Towers. Additionally, joining Juanes will be Rubén Albarrán and Meme del Real of Café Tacvba, who will perform a special rendition of Juan Gabriel’s iconic "No Tengo Dinero" from his Latin GRAMMY-nominated album, Origen.
Descemer Bueno, Camilo, Julio Reyes Copello, DJ Nelson, Sergio George, Gente de Zona, Mon Laferte, Gloria Trevi, Jay Wheeler and Yotuel were also previously announced.
Descemer Bueno, Gente de Zona and Yotuel will perform a never-before-seen, acoustic rendition of “Patria y Vida,” nominated for both Song of the Year and Best Urban Song. Mon Laferte and Gloria Trevi will join La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho and a mariachi for a powerful medley, including “La Mujer," nominated for Best Pop Song.
C. Tangana, who is a five-time nominee this year, will take the stage with legendary artists Antonio Carmona, Diego del Morao, Jorge Drexler, Israel Fernández, La Húngara and Natalia Lafourcade. Omar Apollo, who is nominated for Record of the Year with Tangana for their collaboration on "Te Olvidaste," will also join the artists.
Past Latin GRAMMY winners Rubén Blades, Nella and Ozuna, who are also current nominees, will be taking the stage for this year's awards show, along with Paula Arenas and Danna Paola.
Blades will take the stage with a vibrant performance alongside Roberto Delgado & Orquesta featuring an ensemble of 20 musicians. Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga, Calibre 50, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho and Los Dos Carnales will also perform at this year's awards show, hosted by Ana Brenda Contreras, Carlos Rivera and Roselyn Sánchez.
Additionally, Ángela Aguilar, Pepe Aguilar, María Becerra, Matteo Bocelli, Livia Brito, Eladio Carrión, Sofia Carson, Silvestre Dangond, Kimberly Dos Ramos, Emmanuel, Joss Favela, Evaluna Montaner, Ricardo Montaner, Fito Páez, Residente, Sofía Reyes, Jorge Soler, Bella Thorne and Milly Quezada join as presenters.
A press release from the Latin Recording Academy described the show's theme, "Rediscovering Life Through Music," as a way to invite audiences to rediscover what’s important in life by using music as a storyline. With one-of-a-kind collaborations and unique Latin GRAMMY moments, the ceremony promises to be an "exceptional celebration of musical excellence paired with inspirational storytelling."