First Annual Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony Set For Miami

MIAMI (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Grammy award winning singer Puerto rican singer Olga Tañón and Grammy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated Cuban American actor Andy Garcia will be among the honorees at the first induction ceremony of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF), to be held at the New World Center in Miami Beach on April 23.

Hosted by actor and singer Carlos Ponce and by model and activist Eglantina Zingg the inaugural ceremony will induct its first five songwriting legends: Manuel Alejandro (Spain), José Ángel Espinoza “Ferrusquilla” (Mexico), José Feliciano (Puerto Rico), Julio Iglesias (Spain), Armando Manzanero (Mexico), and Concha Valdés Miranda (Cuba). A posthumous award will also be given to Roberto Cantoral (Mexico).

Composer Consuelo Velázquez too will be honored with a live performance of her classic Bésame Mucho performed by the internationally recognized singer Buika and Nat King Cole will be remembered for his Spanish repertoire, with his daughter Natalie Cole in attendance at the ceremony.

Other performers at the event include flamenco dancer Joaquín Cortés and rocker Alejandra Guzmán.

The awards ceremony is being held at the New World Center, 500 17th Street, Miami Beach on April 23rd. The show kicks off at 8 P.M. and tickets are available at: http://www.newworldcenter.com. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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