Tonight The Latin Grammys will heat up Las Vegas's MGM Grand Arena with a slew of power-packed performers including Ricky Martin, Fifth Harmony, Major Lazer, Will Smith, Bomba Estereo, OMI, Maluma and Banda el Recodo. The awards event marks the 16th Annual Latin Grammy show, which has been held in Vegas eight times since it began in 2000. This year is the second time the event will be held at the MGM Grand, as reported by The Latin Times, and tickets are still available but going fast!
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With just a few days left before the show airs, tickets for the 2015 Latin Grammys are available on the resale market, but fans will have to pay a hefty price for them. Currently, a ticket to the show is averaging $419 on the resale market, with the cheapest ticket available for $151, according to data provided by ticket aggregator TiqIQ. To cut into the cost of attending the show, ParkWhiz.com has Las Vegas parking deals for those commuting to the prime-time event. Last year, tickets to the awards show averaged $326 and in 2013, tickets averaged $481, showing a steady demand for the Latin Grammys over the last few years.
Longtime pop star Ricky Martin is up for three awards this year, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for his February 2015 release, A Quien Quiera Escuchar. The singer will perform on stage twice during the evening.
Four-time Grammy winner Will Smith will be joining Bomba Estereo for a performance of "Fiesta (Remix)," and Fifth Harmony be making their Latin Grammy Awards debut performing with 21-year-old reggaeton artist, Maluma. Last week, the singer snagged his first No. 1 on a Billboard chart as a lead act, when Pretty Boy Dirty Boy hit No. 1 on Top Latin Albums, Billboard reports.
Prince Royce is up for an award for Best Urban song for his track, "Back It Up (Spanish Version)," which features Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull.