The T.J. Martell Foundation for Cancer Research has announced plans to honor Billboard's Leila Cobo and Warner Music's Iñigo Zabala at this year's annual Martell in Miami Dinner to be held Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
Cobo, who is Billboard's vice president, Latin industry lead, will receive the Music Industry Trailblazer Award. Zabala, president of Warner Music Latin America & Iberia, will be honored with the Estefan Lifetime Achievement Award. There will also be a performance by Celia Cruz All Stars.
Cobo is one of the world's leading experts in Latin music and has helped Billboard expand its coverage on the genre in print and online, including the launch of Spanish-language website Billboardenespanol.com. Billboard Latin content garners over 2 million unique visits per month on Billboard.com. She also works closely with broadcast partner Telemundo on the Billboard Latin Music Awards and programs the annual Billboard Latin Music Conference.