Shakira Named Latin Grammys Person of the Year

10/01/2011 11:34 am

The 34-year-old Colombian singer will become the youngest person of the year to receive the honor.   She will be honored on November 9th at the 12th Annual Tribute Gala in Las Vegas for her artistic and philanthropic contributions.  Friends and artists will salute her with their own versions of her songs during the gala.

Previous recipients include Plácido Domingo, Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias and Ricky Martin.

Shakira called the award, “truly an honor”.

For more info on the Latin Grammys: www.latingrammy.com

 

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