List of Latin Grammy Award ceremony locations

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The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas became the home of the Latin Grammy Awards in 2016

This is a list of Latin Grammy Award ceremony venues and locations. Unlike the Grammy Awards which are usually held in Los Angeles, the Latin Grammys have been held in different cities more often, however it had been taking place in Las Vegas since 2009. In 2003 the Latin Grammy Awards took place at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, marking the first time the show took place outside Los Angeles. The last time the show took place in Los Angeles was in 2005. The Latin Grammy Awards have been held in five different cities throughout its seventeen year history. The show has never been held outside of the United States.

Host cities and venues[edit]

Year Date Venue Host City Host(s) Person of the Year Viewers
(in millions)
2000 September 13, 2000 Staples Center Los Angeles, California Gloria Estefan
Jennifer Lopez
Andy García
Jimmy Smits
Antonio Banderas
Emilio Estefan 7.5[1]
2001 October 30, 2001 Conga Room [a] Jimmy Smits
Paul Rodriguez
Julio Iglesias N/A
2002 September 18, 2002 Kodak Theatre Gloria Estefan
Jimmy Smits
Vicente Fernández 4.0[2]
2003 September 3, 2003 American Airlines Arena Miami, Florida George Lopez Gilberto Gil 5.0[3]
2004 September 1, 2004 Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, California Carlos Santana 3.3[4]
2005 November 3, 2005 Rebecca de Alba
Eduardo Santamarina
José José 5.0[5]
2006 November 2, 2006 Madison Square Garden New York City, New York Lucero
Víctor Manuelle
Ricky Martin 5.7[6]
2007 November 8, 2007 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada Lucero
Eugenio Derbez
Juan Luis Guerra 6.2[7]
2008 November 13, 2008 Toyota Center [b] Houston, Texas Patricia Manterola
Cristián de la Fuente
Gloria Estefan 5.8[8]
2009 November 5, 2009 Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, Nevada [9] Lucero
Eugenio Derbez
Juan Gabriel 6.0[10]
2010 November 11, 2010 Plácido Domingo 6.2[11]
2011 November 10, 2011 Lucero
Cristián de la Fuente
Shakira[12] 5.7[13]
2012 November 15, 2012 Caetano Veloso 5.7[14]
2013 November 21, 2013 Omar Rafael "Chaparro" Alvidrez, Lucero, Blanca Soto Miguel Bosé 4.6[15]
2014 November 20, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena Eugenio Derbez Juan Manuel Serrat 4.8[16]
2015 November 19, 2015 Jacqueline Bracamontes, Roselyn Sanchez Roberto Carlos N/A
2016 November 17, 2016 T-Mobile Arena Marc Anthony 3,1[17]

Most Frequent Venues[edit]

The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas has hosted six telecasts.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center MGM Grand Garden Arena, Shrine Auditorium American Airlines Arena, Conga Room, Dolby Theatre, Madison Square Garden, Staples Center, Toyota Center, T-Mobile Arena
Number of Telecasts 6 2 1

Most Frequent Host Cities[edit]

Las Vegas has hosted the Latin Grammy Awards nine times. Los Angeles has served as host five times.

Los Angeles has hosted five times
Las Vegas has been hosting the Latin Grammys since 2009
Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Venue Las Vegas Los Angeles Houston, Miami, New York
Number of Telecasts 9 5 1

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ BOUCHER, GEOFF (2004-09-02). "Latin Grammys Make Downbeat Showing". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  3. ^ Hay, Carla (2004-09-02). "Latin Grammys Ratings Dip". All Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  4. ^ Cobo, Leyla (2004-09-18). "Acts Should Support Awards Shows". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  5. ^ "CBS Rolls Into Sweeps, but Latin Grammys Steal the Show". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  6. ^ "More viewers see Latin Grammys". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Latin Grammys Net Limited Sales Gains For Performers, Winners". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  8. ^ "Calle 13 e Caetano estão entre indicados ao Grammy Latino". Reuters. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  9. ^ "XIII Annal Latin Grammy Awards Will Air Live From Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center on the Univision Network On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012" (Press release). The Latin Recording Academy. April 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  10. ^ "10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Nielsen Ratings sing for Univision". TV By The Numbers. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  11. ^ "Record Breaking Audience for the 2010 Edition of Univision's 'Latin Grammy Awards'". TV By The Numbers. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  12. ^ Raul, Gonzalez. "Shakira To Be Honored As The 2011 Latin Recording Academy 'Person Of The Year". Latin GRAMMY. Retrieved 2011-09-26. 
  13. ^ "Latin Grammys on Univision for another six years: Latin Recording Academy extends deal with network". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  14. ^ "12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Makes Univision No. 1 Network for the Night Among Adults 18-34". TV By The Numbers. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  15. ^ "14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Reaches 9.8 Million Viewers and Makes Univision a Top 3 Network for the Night". Amanda Kondolojy. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  16. ^ Raul, Gonzalez. "15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Reaches Nearly 10 Million Viewers With Double-Digit Growth Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34". 
  17. ^ [1] Ratings: Latin Grammys Top Fox, Univision Finishes Fourth