The Mexican singer will perform with daughter Camila Fernandez at Billboard Latin Music Awards
Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez will be honored with the Billboard Hall of Fame Award during the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
Billboard's Hall of Fame Award, is reserved for artists who have achieved worldwide recognition for their work, transcending musical genres and languages. It celebrates a career that goes beyond musical performance and takes into account the influence the recipient enjoys as an artist globally in multiple fields. Previous winners of the coveted award include Vicente Fernandez --Alejandro's father-- Celia Cruz and Marc Anthony.
Alejandro Fernandez first established himself in the early '90s as a champion of ranchera music before crossing over to the Latin pop mainstream in 1997 with the chart-topping album Me Estoy Enamorando. The album gained four Hot Latin Songs chart-toppers: "Si Tu Supieras," "En el Jardin" (a duet with Gloria Estefan), "No Se Olvidar," and "Yo Naci Para Amarte."