Kany Garcia is seriously A-Muse-d!
The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its honorees for the 2019 La Musa Awards, with the 26-year-oldPuerto Rican singer and songwriter making the list.
Garcia, a three-time Latin Grammy winner, will be awarded the Elena Casals La Musa Award.
Garcia has penned all the songs for her albums. And she’s also written songs for other artists like Ha*Ash, Ednita Nazario, Pedro Capó, Fabiola and Chayanne.
José José, referred to as El Príncipe de la Canción, will receive the Living Legend Award, The 71-year-old Mexican crooner, who began his musical career in his early teens, has released more than 30 albums, his last Tenampa in 2001.
Jesús López, chairman & CEO for Universal Music Latin Americaand the Iberian Peninsula, will receive the Desi Arnaz Pioneer Award, while music executive Nestor Casonuwill be honored with the Ralph S. Peer Publisher Award.
Additional honorees will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
In addition to unveiling the first wave of honorees, LSHOF has also announced that Spotify is returning as the official title sponsor of the awards ceremony. According to an official statement, the “continuing partnership aligns with Spotify’s unparalleled commitment to supporting and highlighting Latin music and songwriters on its global platform.”
In May, Ivy Queen, Willie Colón, Michael Sullivan, Chico Novarro, and Armando Larrinaga were announced as the five songwriters who will be inducted at the prestigious hall this year.
The 2019 group of inductees, which were selected by the general public from a previously announced list of 24 nominated songwriters and composers, is comprised of some of the greatest performers, lyricists, and musicians in Latin music today.
The 2019 honorees will be officially inducted at the seventh annual La Musa Awards ceremony and gala, taking place October 24 at the James L. Knight Centerin Miami.
Tickets for the 7th annual La Musa Awards are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com.