Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Nominees: Juan Gabriel, 23 Others
Juan Gabriel: Cantante, compositor, icono.
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Y los nominados son...
Since being established in 2013, Miami's Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame has honored those performers and composers who represent "the greatest Latin talents from all over the world in every genre."
In 2013, Latin Hall inductees included Julio Iglesias and José Feliciano. And last year, Miami's own Gloria Estefan was la más fabulosa of the 2014 class.
For 2015, 24 musicians have been shortlisted for selection to el Pabellón de La Fama de los Compositores Latinos, from Mexican pop icon Juan Gabriel to Brazilian tropicália legend Caetano Veloso, his countryman Roberto Carlos, Cuba's Pablo Milanes, Panama's Rubén Blades, and Argentina's Diego Torres.
Check the cut for the full list of LSHOF nominees.
Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame 2015 Nominees
-Diego Torres (Argentina)
-Roberto Carlos (Brazil)
-Caetano Veloso (Brazil)
-Myriam Hernandez (Chile)
-Pablo Milanes (Cuba)
-Álvaro Torres (El Salvador)
-Juan Gabriel (México)
-Joan Sebastian (México)
-Rubén Blades (Panamá)
-Ednita Nazario (Puerto Rico)
-Camilo Sesto (Spain)
-Franco de Vita (Venezuela)
-Chico Navarro (Argentina)
-Gustavo Santaolalla (Argentina)
-Lalo Schifrin (Argentina)
-Erasmo Carlos (Brazil)
-Alberto Plaza (Chile)
-Héctor Ochoa Cárdenas (Colombia)
-Leo Brouwer (Cuba)
-Rubén Fuentes (México)
-Ramón Arcusa (Spain)
-Luis Gomez Escolar (Spain)
-Jose Maria "Chema" Puron (Spain)
-Jose Enrique "Chelique" Sarabia (Venezuela)
Voting for the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame's 2015 inductees is open to all LSHOF members, and it ends March 15. Membership is free. Visit latinsonghall.com.
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