Puerto Rican singer/actress Rita Moreno and salsa band leader Poncho Sanchez will be feted with lifetime achievement awards by the Latin Recording Academy later this year (12).
The two music icons will be joined by fellow artists Luz Casal, Leo Dan, Milton Nascimento, Daniela Romo and Toquinho on 14 November (12) when the honours are presented at a special ceremony in Las Vegas.
Latin Recording Academy officials will also salute Spanish flamenco guitarist Juan Carmona and Puerto Rico's Yomo Toro with the Trustees Award, while Brazilian superstar Caetano Veloso has been named the recipient of the 2012 Person of the Year title.
The event will take place the night before the Latin Grammy Awards are handed out in Sin City on 15 November (12).