La Musa Awards 2015: Diego Torres, Emilio Estefan And More Indicted In Latino Composers Hall Of Fame

Diego Torres
Diego Torres performs on stage during the Miami Beach 100 Centennial Concert on March 26, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images

Diego Torres is having one heck of a week following a big announcement he made on Twitter.  "It's an honor to enter the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame next to great colleagues," he expressed to his nearly four million followers.  

The Argentine singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and three times winner of the Latin Grammy Award is one of the six artists who will form part of La Musa Awards 2015 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.  

Another artist who will take the honor on October 15 in Miami, Fla. during the 3rd annual event is Emilio Estefan, a 19 time Grammy Award-winning producer, composer and musician, who has opened the doors to some of Latin music's biggest stars such as Shakira, Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives.

The other four inductees to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame include Hector Ochoa Cardenas, Myriam Hernandez, Gustavo Santoalalla and Alvaro Torres.

According to the official website, the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame "mission is to educate, preserve, honor and celebrate the legacy of the greatest Latin songwriters from all over the world and their music in every genre while developing and inspiring new songwriters through workshops, showcases, scholarships and digital initiatives."

Past artists to receive such honor --some of which are posthumous inductees-- are: Manuel Alejandro, Jose Angel Espinoza, Jose Feliciano, Julio Iglesias, Armando Manzanero, Concha Valdes Miranda, Roberto Cantoral, Omar Alfanno, Rafael Perez Botija, Lolita de la Colina, Gloria Estefan, Carlos Gardel, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Violeta Parra, Ernesto Lecuona, Agustín Lara and Rafael Hernández Marín.

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Jessica Lucia Roiz

Jessica L. Roiz is a Miami-based bilingual journalist of Nicaraguan descent. In addition to Latin Times, she's published in VOXXI, The Miami Herald, Huffington Post, La Opinion, El Nuevo Herald, The Latin Kitchen and more. With over 10-years experience in digital media, she's nothing but passionate and creative with her work. When she's not writing or editing videos, she can be found listening to rock en Español, dancing bachata, reading Paulo Coelho, missing Selena Quintanilla or relaxing in Nicaragua. She's also the founder of ALoNica con la Roiz and PulsoPOP