NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced today that Jacob Forever, Kany Garcia, Noel Schajris, Joss Favela and Silverio Lozada are confirmed to perform at the 25th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. The evening, hosted by television personality Jose Santana, will take place at the Vanderbilt Hotel in Condado, Puerto Rico Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
At the invitation-only event, ASCAP will present the Latin Heritage Award to El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. Vico C will receive the ASCAP Vanguard Award. Both honorees are scheduled to perform at the star-studded evening.
In addition, awards will be presented to Songwriter of the Year, Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year, Independent Publisher of the Year and Latin Song of the Year. The writers and publishers of 2016's most-performed Latin music songs in the Pop, Tropical, Regional Mexican, Urban and Television categories will also be recognized at what is one of the most attended and celebrated events in the Latin entertainment community.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With 600,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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