April 23, 2005 02:50:23 GMT
Carlos Santana was named BMI Icon at the 12th annual BMI Latin Awards Thursday night at the Four Seasons hotel
The 12th annual BMI Latin Awards held at the Four Seasons hotel on Thursday night April 21, 2005, has named genius guitarist, Carlos Santana, the BMI Icon. Joining him were Emilio Estefan and Latin pop star Estefano, who both shared the songwriter of the year award.
To note, Estefan was honored for his work on Cristian Castro's "No Hace Falta," Shalim's "Se Me Olvido Tu Nombre" and Victor Manuelle's "Tengo Ganas"; whereas Estefano picked up his sixth BMI award for "Ahora Quien" by Marc Anthony, "Quitemonos La Ropa" by NG2 and "Y Todo Queda En Nada" by Ricky Martin.
Also picked an honor at the same ceremony was Colombian rocker Juanes, who won song of the year for "Fotografia," a duet with Nelly Furtado.