Gloria Estefan Tribute Planned at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

gloria-estefan-650-430_0BILLBOARD | By Justino Aguila | September 11, 2014

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.

Gloria Estefan Among 2014 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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


 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


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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Jencarlos Canela to Receive Award at LSHOF Gala

Jencarlos Canela to Receive Award at LSHOF Gala

To be presented with “La Musa 2014 Conquistador Award”

Style Magazine Original Article Lisa Valadez

MIAMI, FL – Renowned singer/songwriter and actor Jencarlos Canela will receive the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame “La Musa 2014 Conquistador Award” at the LA MUSA AWARDS on October 18 in Miami Beach. Canela is currently promoting his new album, “JeN”, and preparing to star in Univision’s new reality TV show “Va Por Ti.” The multi-talented performer is also finalizing details for his next concert tour scheduled to begin before the end of the year. Last year’s “La Musa 2013 Conquistador Award” honoree was multi-Grammy-winning recording artist and visionary producer Draco Rosa

The Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame LA MUSA AWARDS will be held on October 18, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida. Tickets for the event can be obtained through LSHOF’s official page:

This year, the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, will induct four of the most influential internationally acclaimed performing songwriters, lyricists and composers in Latin music:

Gloria Estefan (Cuba) * Omar Alfanno (Panama)

Lolita De La Colina (México) * Rafael Pérez Botija (Spain)

The LA MUSA AWARDS will recognize these legendary music creators and their unforgettable songs written in Spanish and Portuguese as well as feature moving tributes and musical performances by some of the industry’s most important talents. Additional special honorees and presenters will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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LA MUSA AWARDS Tickets On Sale Now

CoverArtAdThe Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame 2nd Annual Induction Gala is Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach (Miami Florida).

Tickets and the Event Program Congratulatory Ads are on sale now.

Celebrate and honor the world’s greatest Latin music creators, their unforgettable songs and help develop future generations of songwriters through our workshops, showcases and scholarships.

Click here to download the full invitation. or visit the website for more info:

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