Monday, August 15, 2011


Anand Bhatt First Indian-American to be Award Consideree for Latin Grammys, Record of the Year and Song of the Year

CHICAGO, IL – (August 10, 2011)- Rock star, television, and movie personality Anand Bhatt is being considered for two nominations for the upcoming 2011 Latin Grammy Awards. This makes him the first Indian-American musician to be considered for a Latin Grammy nomination. His song “Contigo O Sin Ti” is in consideration for both Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Bhatt was the first Indian-American to be inducted into the Latin Grammys as a voting member, and now he is being honored as an award consideree as well. The Latin Grammys are put on by the Latin Academy of Arts & Sciences to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. They primarily honor works produced around the world that were recorded in Spanish or Portuguese. The event is being held this year on November 10, 2011 in Las Vegas, and will air on the Univision Network.

“I am truly honored to be an award consideree for this upcoming award show,” said Bhatt, “I am excited to represent the Indian-American community while being rewarded for doing something I love. It’s a great feeling to know that my music can reach such a wide range of people.”

More information about Bhatt can be found at . Visit his Facebook at!/anandbhattrock and follow him on Twitter @anandbhatt.

About Anand Bhatt:
Celebrity music star Anand Bhatt ( ) is famous for his music and his acting, and is recognized as both a solo artist and frontman of hardcore band Anand Clique, as well as a major TV and movie personality. He has recently been busy with the opportunities from a successful year which include endorsements, an animated music video premiere, hitting international radio charts, around the globe travel, getting inducted as a voting member for the Latin Grammy Awards, supporting the Simply Smiles Charity, and doing song collaborations with stars worldwide including Spanish pop idol Veronica Romeo and Vietnamese rap star Ha Okio. Visit his Facebook at

About Latin Grammys
The Latin Grammys is an award show organized by the non-profit organization the Latin Recording Academy. Formed in 1997 the Latin Recording Academy was instated by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to honor those artists producing work in Spanish or Portuguese, along with a variety of other native dialects. Members of the Academy are citizens in over thirty countries and represent expertise in a broad range of music genres.  For more information on the awards and artists being considered visit: