U.S. Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame to Award Cuban Artists

Los Angeles, US, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame announced that it will award the Cuban duo Gente de Zona (GZ) and composer Descemer Bueno during the 2018 annual La Musa Awards gala to honor the world’s greatest Latin music creators.

According to the announcement on its official website, the GZ binomial composed of Alexander Delgado and Randy Malcom will be honored with the Premio Triunfador Award, while Bueno will receive the Premio Conquistador Award, in tribute to his contributions to Cuban music.

During the ceremony, scheduled for October 18 at the James L. Knight Center in the city of Miami, the special award ‘Legend in Life’ will be presented to Spanish singer Raphael and the iconic Puerto Rican salsa icon Victor Manuelle.

Likewise, Puerto Rican singer Ektor Rivera will be recognized with the Host Award and Colombian Karol G with the Musa Elena Casals, an award that highlights the performance of the women in the music industry.

As a highlight of the gala, there will be a tribute to Mexican Gloria Trevi, Cuban Chucho Valdes, Ecuadorian Carlos Rubio Infante and Venezuelan Fernando Osorio, who will enter the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame this 2018.

Among the musicians already belonging to the Hall of Fame, Mexican Ana Gabriel, Spanish Camilo Sesto, Puerto Rican Jose Feliciano, Chilean Miriam Hernandez and Salvadoran Alvaro Torres standing out.

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