Armando Manzanero will be honored with the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards set to take place Oct. 21.
Announced by Telemundo and Billboard today (Sept. 24), the renowned Mexican singer, songwriter and producer will be recognized for his exceptional career that spans over six decades and which has taken Latin music to the next level internationally.
Born in Yucatan, Mexico, Manzanero is a master of romance and has penned classic boleros such as "Contigo Aprendí," Mía," "Adoro" an "Esta Tarde Vi Llover." His songs have been translated into several languages and have been performed by great artists such as Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. He has also produced artists María Conchita Alonso, Luis Miguel and Carlos Cuevas, and worked for Hollywood in the musical production of No Sé Tú, the Spanish version of the film Speechless.