BMI Latin Awards To Fete Santana

Carlos Santana will be honored as a BMI icon at the 12th annual BMI Latin Awards, slated to take place April 21 at the Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas.

Carlos Santana will be honored as a BMI icon at the 12th annual BMI Latin Awards, slated to take place April 21 at the Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas.

This marks the first time that a BMI icon award -- given in recognition of "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers'' -- is presented during BMI's Latin Awards. Past BMI icons have included Chuck Berry, James Brown and Dolly Parton.

This is also the first time the BMI Latin awards take place in Las Vegas.

The awards honor the songwriters and publishers of the most played Latin songs on U.S. radio and television. Awards given out include Latin song of the year, songwriter of the year and publisher of the year.

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