BMI Celebrates Its 2023 Latin Award Winners

BMI® (Broadcast Music, Inc.®) celebrated its top Latin songwriters and publishers at the 30th Annual BMI Latin Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Ana Bárbara was named a BMI Icon in honor of her exceptional musical career spanning over 30 years and the influence she’s made on future generations of Latin songwriters. In addition, the BMI Latin Impact Award was presented for the first time at the award show and went to prolific songwriter/producer Edgar Barrera, saluting the contributions he made to the genre with multiple award-winning songs in both Contemporary Latin and Regional Mexican categories. BMI’s Regional Mexican Song, Songwriter and Publisher of the Year and BMI’s Contemporary Latin Song, Songwriter and Publisher of the Year were also announced, as well as the top 50 Latin songs of the previous year. The private event was hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President, Creative, Latin, Jesus Gonzalez. 

To honor BMI’s newest Icon, an ensemble of female artists paid tribute to Ana Bárbara with performances of her most popular songs. Adriana Ríos gave her rendition of “Mala Racha,” Angélica Gallegos hit the stage with “Para No Extrañarte Tanto,” Alisun Solís sang her interpretation of “De Vez en Cuando” and Lupita Infante paid homage to the revered songwriter with a performance of “Fruta Prohibida.”
For a complete list of 2023 BMI Latin Award winners, visit: