Legendario Y Icono Artista Mexicano

"Juan Gabriel " Fallece @ 66 !

LOS ANGELES(SMI-WIRE,08.28.16)El gran legendario cantante, compositor,artista, escritor Mexicano, Juan Gabriel , fallecio hoy a los 66 , sufrio un infarto en su residencia en Santa Monica, California.

Awards and achievements

 

Juan Gabriel's star on theHollywood Walk of Fame

  • In 1986, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley declared October 5 "The Day of Juan Gabriel." [2]

  • Received the Lo Nuestro Award Excellence Award in 1991.[11]

  • Billboard, inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame 1996[2][4]

  • ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award in 1995[4]

  • A six time Grammy nominee[4]

  • Sold 30 million copies of his albums [4]

  • In 1995, three of his songs reached the Top 40 of Billboard magazine's "Hot Latin Tracks" radio charts

  • People's Choice Latin Music Award, 1999,(Ritmo) for best regional artist for his Con La Banda El Recodo[3]

  • La Opinión Tributo Nacional (Lifetime Achievement Award), 1999[3]

  • Billboard Award of a statue of Gabriel, erected at Mexico City's Plaza Garibaldi, 2001 a favorite performance area for mariachi bands was done by sculptor Oscar Ponzanelli.[3]

  • Singer and Composer Juan Gabriel Takes home 4 Billboard Awards, 2002[12]

  • Was honored as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year on November 4, 2009, the night prior to the 10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards.

  • Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame