Here Are the Artists Receiving Special Honors at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards

From Paquita la del Barrio to Daddy Yankee, here are the artists receiving special awards at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

9/15/2021 4:10:00 AM

From Paquita la del Barrio to Daddy Yankee, here are the artists receiving special awards at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

From Paquita la del Barrio to Daddy Yankee, here are the artists receiving special awards at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

Paquita la del Barrio - Known for her female-empowerment anthems such as"Rata de dos Patas,""Me Saludas a la Tuya" and"Tres Veces Te Engañé" -- which denounce macho culture and attitude -- Paquita la del Barrio boasts 50 years in the industry. Early days in her career included singing at school festivals and forming the duo Las Golondrinas, with her sister Viola in the '70s. In 1984, she released her first album titled 

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El Barrio de los Faroles. To date, she's recorded more than 30 albums and is currently working on an LP to celebrate her 50-year anniversary.Award:Lifetime Achievement AwardWhat it honors:The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes artists for an enduring and exceptional career, encompassing artistic and personal contributions that have had a major impact on Latin music worldwide.

Past recipients:Flaco Jiménez, Jorge Pinos, Los Lobos, Armando Manzanero, Miguel Bosé, Conjunto Primavera, Santana, Los Temerarios, Emmanuel, Intocable, José José, Andrea Boccelli, Roberto Carlos, Marco Antonio Solís, Ricardo Arjona and Maná. headtopics.com

Maná- Over 40 million albums sold worldwide and having sold out venues internationally, Maná has placed over 30 songs on Billboard's  including rock en español anthems such as"Labios Compartidos" and"Lluvia al Corazón," which spent eight consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the tally.

Award:Icon AwardWhat it honors:The Icon Award recognizes outstanding artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and have made an indelible mark on music itself.Past recipients:The Mexican rock band will be the first artist to ever receive the Icon Award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

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