May 04, 2016

Natalia Lafourcade, Luis Enrique, Gente de Zona Among Performers for 24th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards Gala

Daniel Santacruz, Joss Favela, Pablo Lopez And Pedro Capo Will Also Join Songwriters And Publishers For Star-Studded Evening Hosted By Enrique Santos At Ritz Carlton Hotel In Miami Beach, Wednesday, May 11th

NEW YORK – May 4, 2016 The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announces the host and performers for the 24nd annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards, taking place on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Miami Beach. The black tie gala honors the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most performed songs in Latin Music of 2015 and will present the Voice of Music Award to Luis Enrique and the Golden Note Award to Natalia Lafourcade. 

The evening, hosted by radio personality Enrique Santos, will feature performances by some of Latin music's hottest stars, including:  Daniel Santacruz, Gente De Zona, Joss Favela, Luis Enrique, Natalia Lafourcade, Pablo Lopez and Pedro Capó.  Other music stars scheduled to attend include:   Andrés Castro, Antonio Barullo, Claudia Brant, Daddy Yankee, Descemer Bueno, Diana Reyes, Farruko, Gerardo Ortiz, Jonatan Sanchez, Joss Favela, Kany Garcia, Maluma, Mari Pili Rivera, Mariana Vega, Natalia Jimenez, Obie Bermudez, Omar Alfanno and Yotuel

In addition, awards will be presented to the Songwriter of the Year, the Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year, Independent Publisher of the Year and Latin Song of the Year. The Pop, Tropical, Regional Mexican, Urban and Television categories will also be recognized at what is one of the most attended and celebrated events in the Latin entertainment community. 

About ASCAP
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With 680,000 members representing more than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter @ASCAP and on Facebook.

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Media Contacts: 

Blanca Lasalle – Creativelink

(212) 684-6001

blanca@creativelinkny.com

Cathy Nevins – ASCAP

Cnevins (at) ascap.com