Women in Music 2016

ASCAP Latin Music Awards Will Honor Natalia Lafourcade & Luis Enrique

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Natalia Lafourcade accepts the Record of the Year award for Hasta la Raiz  onstage during the 16th Latin Grammy Awards premiere ceremony at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Nov. 19, 2015 in Las Vegas.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, ASCAP, will honor Natalia Lafourcade and Luis Enrique with special awards during its 24th annual Latin Music Awards ceremony on May 11 in Miami. 

The Mexican singer/songwriter will receive the ASCAP Golden Note Award bestowed to composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. "Natalia Lafourcade is a great inspiration to all the songwriter artists that follow their heart," said ASCAP VP Latin Gabriela Gonzalez in a press release. 

"Luis Enrique has given so much to the music community throughout his career," added Gonzalez about the Nicaraguan singer who will be honored with the ASCAP Voice of Music Award, given to songwriters and artists whose music gives voice to the spirit of a generation. 

Lafourcade's latest album Hasta La Raíz, released in March of 2015, won her five Latin Grammy's including Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Alternative Song. The LP also won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album. She joins artists such as Mario Domm, José Feliciano and Victor Manuelle who have been honored with the ASCAP Golden Note award.

After releasing his albums Soy y Seré and Ciclos, Luis Enrique is back in the studio working on other music. He joins fellow musicians David Bisbal, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee who have been given the Voice of Music Award.