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Photos from the 2000 BMI Latin Awards

Posted in News on May 1, 2000

BMI’s top Award winners join together at the BMI Latin Awards. Left to right: BMI’s Frances W. Preston; Les Bider, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, Latin Publisher of the Year; Robi Rosa, songwriter of the Song of the Year “Livin’ La Vida Loca”; Marco Antonio Perez, Songwriter of the Year; Tim Wipperman, Warner Music Publishing; Mario Quintero, Songwriter of the Year; Rick Shoemaker, Warner Music Publishing; Kike Santander, Songwriter of the Year; Ellen Moraskie, Warner Music Publishing; and Diane Almodovar, BMI.



Some of the top winners at last night’s 7th Annual BMI Latin Awards are gathered here after the presentation. Shown are (l-r): Ellen Moraskie, Warner Music Publishing, which was named Publisher of the Year; BMI’s Frances W. Preston; Les Bider, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing; Robi “Draco” Rosa, co-writer of Song of the Year “Livin’ La Vida Loca”; and Songwriters of the Year Marco Antonio Perez and Mario Quintero.



BMI Latin Award winners join in the BMI ‘Family’ photo following the awards presentations.



Kike Santander greets the press corps at the BMI Latin Awards. Santander was one of the BMI Latin Songwriters of the Year.



BMI’s President & CEO Frances W. Preston hosted the BMI Latin Awards held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire hotel in Los Angeles.



Songwriters Robi Rosa and Kike Santander show off their awards from the 7th Annual BMI Latin Awards. Rosa co-wrote “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” the BMI Latin Song of the Year and Santander was one of the five BMI Songwriters of the Year.



BMI’s Diane Almodovar and Frances Preston flank songwriter Robi Rosa and his wife Angela



BMI’s Del Bryant, Diane Almodovar and Frances Preston are seen here with Recording Academy President and CEO Mike Greene



Songwriter Robi Rosa has his arms full of BMI Awards

Photos by Robbin Ahrold