Nominees Announced for the 2014 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 1/29/2014, 8:41 a.m.
The nominees were revealed at a press conference held in Miami on Tuesday
Numerous media , renowned artists such as multiple Grammy winner Luis Enrique ,singer/actor Julio Iglesias, Jr., Brazilian chef Isa Souza, actor Rene Lavan, salsa singer Alex Matos, among others were part of this important event.
The public will be able to vote for their favorite composers by becoming a member, free of charge, of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
At a press conference held in Miami on Tuesday, January 28th, the songwriters and composers nominated for the second induction to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF ) were announced. La Musa is the coveted statuesque award.
Numerous media and artists which included Grammy award- winner Luis Enrique, singer, model, and actor Julio Iglesias, Jr., salsa singer Alex Matos, actor Rene Lavan, and Brazilian chef Isa Souza, among others, were part of this important event at the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami.
Cuban/American actor Rene Lavan was the master of ceremonies at an event that portends another great ceremony for the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. . LSHOF was the dream of music producers Desmond Child and Rudy Pérez, which after more than a decade of their efforts, became a reality. Last year the first gala was held in Miami Beach. This year's event will take place in the fall with the date soon to be announced. The public can vote for their favorite composers by becoming members of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, free of charge. To do this, they must enter the website and register http://latinsonghall.com.
The voting period started on Tuesday 28 , and will end at midnight on April 27. The Hall of Fame inductees selected will be announced at a press conference on April 28. Then, there will be a master class called Master Class In The Round, involving great figures of the music industry as Claudia Brant, Omar Alfanno,and Fernando Osorio. Desmond Child and Rudy Perez will host the event.
The full list of nominees for 2014:
Alberto Cortez ( Argentina )
Roberto Carlos ( Brazil )
Gloria Estefan ( Cuba )
Alvaro Torres ( El Salvador )
Joan Manuel Serrat ( Spain )
Ricardo Arjona ( Guatemala )
Juan Gabriel ( Mexico )
Rubén Blades ( Panama )
Gian Marco ( Peru )
Willie Colon ( Puerto Rico )
Juan Luis Guerra ( Dominican Republic )
Franco De Vita ( Venezuela )
Robert Livi ( Argentina )
Lalo Schifrin ( Argentina )
Hector Cardenas Ochoa ( Colombia )
Jorge Luis Piloto ( Cuba )
Alejandro Jaén ( Spain )
Rafael Perez Botija ( Spain )
Rubén Fuentes ( Mexico )
Lolita De La Colina ( Mexico )
Omar Alfanno ( Panama )
Johnny Ortiz ( Puerto Rico )
Rafael Solano ( Dominican Republic )
José Enrique " Chelique " Sarabia ( Venezuela )
Mission statement: The Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame, is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by legendary hit-makers, Desmond Child & Rudy Pérez, dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the legacy of the world's greatest Latin music creators in every genre while nurturing and inspiring future generations of songwriters through workshops, showcases, scholarships and digital initiatives.