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Miguel recibirá el ‘Premio Triunfador’ en La Musa Awards

Original Article: Variety Latino By Liz Calvario

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¡Felicidades a Miguel quien recibirá un premio por ser un triunfador!

El cantante de 28 años será reconocido por su éxito en el mundo de la música R&B y recibirá el Premio Triunfador durante la gala anual de los Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, La Musa Awards.

El premio celebrará el talento de Miguel y lo reconoce por ser uno de los compositores del exitoso tema “Beautiful” de Mariah Carey, su hit “Adorn,” por recibir múltiples nominaciones al premio Grammy con su álbum “Kaleidoscope Dream” y ganar en la categoría Mejor Canción de R&B con su sencillo “Adorn.”

Otros logros del artista de descendencia Mexicana son que ha obtenido la posición número 1 en la lista de Billboard con sus temas “Sure Thing” y “Adorn” y se ha establecido como una de las voces más aclamadas del género de R&B.

VER TAMBIÉN: Exclusiva: Miguel habla de su nueva colaboración con Carlos Santana (VIDEO)

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Singer Songwriter Miguel To Receive LA MUSA 2014 ‘Champion Award’

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Miami, Fla. (September 23, 2014) – Singer, songwriter and producer Miguel, will be honored with the LA MUSA 2014 ‘PREMIO TRIUNFADOR’ (LA MUSA 2014 ‘CHAMPION AWARD’) on October 18th, in the city of Miami Beach.

You may know him as the soulful singer on Mariah Carey’s “Beautiful” which he co-wrote and from his 2013 Grammy performance that commanded the audiences attention. With his unique and ardent voice, Miguel, who is of Mexican descent, is one of the most fervent R & B singers today. Miguel received multiple Grammy nominations with his sophomore album “Kaleidoscope Dream” the lead single “Adorn,” catapulted to the top of the charts, earning Miguel his third #1 hit single and a 2013 Grammy Win for “Best R & B Song”.

In addition to the success of his songs “Sure Thing,” and “Adorn,” all having topped the Billboard charts and his Grammy win; Miguel has toured with Alicia Keys during the Set the World on Fire tour, and co-written songs with Usher, Beyoncé and most recently Jessie Ware among others. His powerful performances and songwriting talents will continue to surprise his fans.

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Gloria Estefan Tribute Planned at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

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When Gloria Estefan is inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame on Oct. 18, her peers, including Ednita Nazario and Jon Secada, will pay tribute to the Latin superstar.

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Nazario and Secada will celebrate Estefan in a musical tribute at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami Beach. The event will celebrate other artists, including Panamanian songwriter Omar Alfanno, Mexico’s Lolita De La Colina and Spain’s Rafael Pérez Botija.

Nazario’s career spans more than 30 years and includes many awards, including a Drama Desk Award nomination for The Capeman on Broadway, which was written by Paul Simon. Secada has also had many accolades and has written for Estefan, Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez, among others.

Estefan is known around the world for her iconic music. She’s had dozens of No. 1s on the Billboard charts, and in 2011, “Hotel Nacional” from her album Miss Little Havana placed her as the first female to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart since Rocio Durcal posted the first No. 1 in 1986.

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Singers Ednita Nazario And Jon Secada To Pay Tribute To Gloria Estefan At ‘LA MUSA Awards’ Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala

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 LA MUSA AWARDS® will be held October 18 in Miami Beach

PRESS RELEASE – Miami, Florida (September 11, 2014) – One of the most successful crossover artists in Latin music history, Gloria Estefan, will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame this year at the LA MUSA AWARDS®.

During her legendary career, the singer, songwriter, actress and Cuban entrepreneur has achieved worldwide sales of over 100 million records, and 38 #1 hits on the Billboard charts. From her 2011 album, Miss Little Havana, the song “Hotel Nacional” gave Gloria the honor of being the first female artist to debut a song at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart.

Estefan’s innumerable awards and accolades include being a seven-time Grammy award winner.

Singers Ednita Nazario and Jon Secada will perform some of Estefan’s signature hits as a tribute to the award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, author of two New York Times best-selling children’s books, philanthropist,
and humanitarian.

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Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame ‘Masterclass’ Scribes Talk Writing for Latin Superstars

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Billboard Original Article | By Justino Aguila

Their names may not be as widely recognized as Ricky Martin and Carlos Santana, but their lyrics and songs have been heard around the globe. The songwriters featured at the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame’s “Masterclass in the Round” have written some of the most iconic compositions and are rock stars in their own right.

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Three of these veteran songwriters — Aureo Baqueiro, Claudia Brant and KC Porter — took to the stage at the L.A. Live Grammy Museum on Thursday to tell the stories behind some of their signature hits, how the writing process works for them and what it takes to be creative in a competitive field.

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