--Alicia Keys will perform with Alejandro Sanz on Thursday’s Latin Grammy telecast, the lineup of which now also includes Mexican pop group Reik, Brazilian songstress Daniela Mercury, and performances by Cirque du Soleil and “Le Rêve.”

Keys’ and Sanz’ duet, “Looking For Paradise,” rises to No. 1 this week on Billboard’s Latin Pop Airplay chart and to No. 2 on Hot Latin Songs. Previously-announced performers Calle 13 and Ruben Blades will do a number with Cirque du Soleil’s “Mystère,” while Laura Pausini will perform with another avant-garde Las Vegas acrobatic show, “Le Rêve.” The last time the Latin Grammys were held in Vegas, Calle 13 and Orishas teamed up with another Vegas show, “Stomp,” while Ricky Martin opened with the Blue Man Group. “Mystère” and “Le Rêve” will be featured throughout this year’s telecast, which airs live on the Univision network Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. ET.

For the first time, the Latin Grammys pre-telecast ceremony will stream live at www.latingrammy.com from 2 – 3 p.m. Pacific time the same day, and will remain up for 30 days after the ceremony. The vast majority of the day’s awards are given out during the pre-telecast.

--Both EMI and Universal Music Latin Entertainment have sold sponsorships around their Latin Grammy after-parties this year. Sponsors for EMI’s, taking place at Mandalay Bay’s Rum Jungle, include Heineken and Don Cardona tequila; UMLE’s party at the Mandalay’s House of Blues Foundation Room is sponsored by the likes of Best Buy, Nuvo Sparkling Liqueur, Sprint and SESAC Latina.

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