Sunday, September 16, 2012

Poncho Sanchez To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Latin Grammys

The Latin Recording Academy
®
Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.
www.latingrammy.com

NEWS RELEASE


LUZ CASAL, LEO DAN, RITA MORENO, MILTON
NASCIMENTO, DANIELA ROMO, PONCHO SANCHEZ, AND
TOQUINHO TO BE
HONORED WITH THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMY
®
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
JUAN CARMONA "HABICHUELA" AND YOMO TORO
TO RECEIVE THE TRUSTEES AWARD


MIAMI (Sept. 12, 2012)
Luz Casal, Leo Dan, Rita Moreno, Milton Nascimento, Daniela Romo, Poncho S├ínchez, and Toquinho will be honored with The Latin Recording Academy®'s Lifetime
Achievement Award, and
Juan Carmona "Habichuela" and Yomo Toro are the recipients of the
prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy
(www.latingrammy.com). These honorees will be acknowledged at a special invitation-only ceremony on
Wednesday, Nov. 14
, at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas as part of the weeklong Latin GRAMMY
Awards
® celebration. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Latin Recording Academy's social
networks on Twitter and Facebook:
www.twitter.com/latingrammys, www.facebook.com/latingrammys.

"This year's exceptional group of honorees not only beautifully represent our diverse music communities
but exemplify the meaning of being a true pioneer of one's craft as well as being internationally
recognized within their respective musical genres," said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin
Recording Academy. "We continue the privilege of honoring and celebrating these iconic individuals
whose contributions and accomplishments continue to leave an indelible legacy in the world of Latin
music and will continue to inspire future generations of musicians and music fans for many years."


Lifetime Achievement Awards: This Special Award is presented by vote of The Latin Recording
Academy's Trustees to performers who have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic
significance to the field of recording during their careers.