Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF) (Spanish: El Pabellón De La Fama De Los Compositores Latinos) is an honor by its board of directors to "educate, preserve, honor and celebrate the legacy of the greatest Latin songwriters from all over the world and their music in every genre."[1] The LSHOF recognizes songwriters from Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions internationally.[1] It was founded by songwriters Rudy Pérez and Desmond Child and the inaugural award ceremony began in 2013.[2] LSHOF has members who come from Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking regions of Latin America, Europe, and the United States.[3] In addition to inducting Latin Songwriters into the Hall of Fame, the LSHOF also awards the Premio De La Voz Musa (The Muse Voice Award) which is given to five inductees and "other special award recipients".[4] Winners are selected by through an online survey.

Inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame[edit]

Special awards[edit]

2013 Special Awards[edit]

2014 Special Awards[edit]

2015 Special Awards[edit]

  • Premio Conquistador (Conqueror Award): Beto Cuevas
  • Leyenda En Vida (Living Legend): Emilio Estefan
  • Premio Triunfador (Hero’s Award): Fonseca
  • Premio La Musa Elena Casals (La Musa Elena Casals Award): Alejandra Guzman
  • Premio Pionero Desi Arnaz (Desi Arnaz Pioneer Award): Quincy Jones
  • Premio de Los Fundadores (Founders Award): John LoFrumento
  • Premio Legado (Legacy Award): Rita Moreno

Premio Editores Ralph S. Peer (Publishers Award): Jose Perdomo La Canción De Todos Los Tiempos (Towering Song): "Guantanamera" by Joseíto Fernandez

2016 Special Awards[edit]

  • Premio Conquistador (Conqueror Award): Yotuel Romero
  • Premio Triunfador: Yandel
  • Premio La Musa Elena Casals (La Musa Elena Casals Award): Julieta Venegas
  • Premio Pionero Desi Arnaz (Desi Arnaz Pioneer Award): Angelo Diaz
  • Premio de Los Fundadores (Founders Award): Linda Moran
  • Premio Legado (Legacy Award): Larry Harlow
  • Premio Editores Ralph S. Peer (Publishers Award): Jorge Mejía
  • La Canción De Todos Los Tiempos (Towering Song): "Oye Como Va" by Tito Puente

2017 Special Awards[edit]

Source:[5]

Note[edit]

The asterisk (*) denotes posthumous induction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b S. Pajot (December 12, 2012). "Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Launches in Miami, Announces 2013 Nominees". Miami New Times. Voice Media Group. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "Music Vets Launch Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 12, 2012. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
  3. ^ Levin, Jordan (October 14, 2015). "Latin songwriters to be honored in Miami Beach". Miami Herald. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  4. ^ "La Musa Award". Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
  5. ^ "Special Awards". Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 30, 2014.