Congratulations to Cuban artists Yotuel Romero, Beatriz Luengo, Descemer Bueno, Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Maykel Osorbo, Alexander Delgado, Randy Malcom Martínez, and DJ El Funky.
Cubans to receive the Medal of Freedom for ‘Patria y Vida’
The award will be presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF) and will be held on October 13 in Florida.
It will go to Cuban singers Gente de Zona (Alexander Delgado, Randy weMalcom Martínez) Yotuel Romero, Beatriz Luengo, Descemer Bueno, Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Maykel Osorbo, and DJ El Funky, who are the authors of the song that has become an anthem for the opposition inside and outside Cuba.
This song was the “soundtrack” of the protests of July 11, 2021, and has also received the Latin Grammy for best song of the year.
According to Infobae, the “Medal of Freedom” will be one of the “La Musa Awards” to be presented at the LSHOF ceremony to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, which will also celebrate its tenth anniversary, as Billboard magazine announced on Monday.
The Miami Beach-based institution will welcome new members at the gala, including Dominican Johnny Ventura, who passed away in July of last year and will join this hall that gathers and pays tribute to the great figures of Latin music.
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