Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla
will be honored as a BMI Icon at the Broadcast Music Inc. organization's upcoming 15th annual Latin Awards ceremony. Santaolalla, who has won Academy Awards for his soundtracks to Brokeback Mountain
, will receive his award at the event on June 12 in Los Angeles.
The BMI Icon award is given to artists who have had a "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers."
Previous winners have included Brian Wilson
, Dolly Parton
, Los Tigres Del Norte
and Juan Luis Guerra
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)