This year’s 23rd annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards brought David Bisbal front and center, when he took home the coveted Voice of Music award.
Thursday night, The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted it’s annual Latin Music Awards in Los Angeles, CA. At the ceremony, David Bisbal was honored with the ASCAP Voice of Music award, presented to songwriters and artists whose music gives voice to the spirit of a generation. Previous honorees include Mary J Blige and Daddy Yankee, among others, so he was in great company.
In response, the star graciously accepted the award, stating,
“Thank you friends and members of ASCAP! Throughout my career I have received affection from composers, colleagues that have given me beautiful songs that I have been able to enjoy during all my live performances throughout the many countries that I have had the honor and pleasure to visit. Thank you very much for this gift that I will never forget, it belongs to those amazing composers that I have always admired.”
Immediately after receiving the award, Bisbal started his musical performance, during which he presented a medley of his hits Culpable, Diez Mil Maneras, and El Ruido.
The crowd went wild.
Born in Almeria, Spain, David Bisbal began performing at the early age of seventeen. In 2001, he made his debut as a solo artist with “Corazón Latino,” released in 2002. Since then, he has released four studio albums: “Buleria” in 2004, “Premonición” in 2006, “Sin Mirar Atrás” in 2009 and his latest album “Tu y Yo” in 2014. All four records topped the Spanish Albums Charts, and broke sales records around the world. His latest album, “Tú y Yo” has been certified three times Platinum in Spain and received a Gold Record in Latin America.