Singer to receive all-star tribute at ceremony

Gloria Estefan will be honored as a BMI Icon at the performing rights organization’s 16th annual Latin Awards on March 12.

The gala will also recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s top BMI Latin songs played on American radio and television.

Held at the Breakers Ponce De Leon Ballroom in Palm Beach, Fla., the BMI Icon award is given to those who have had a “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” An all-star musical tribute will pay homage to the achievements of Estefan.

Her catalog boasts 22 BMI Latin and Pop Awards, along with 11 BMI Million-Air Awards.

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