The composer and musician João Bosco will receive a lifetime achievement awards in 2017's Latin Grammy Award festivities. The ceremony will take place this next November 15th.
The artist will receive the lifetime award after having received eight grammy nominations throughout his career. The induction comes in the year he launched an album after an eight-year hiatus, the acclaimed "Mano que zuera", which succeeds the also highly praised "Não vou pro céu, mas vivo no chão".
João Bosco will not be alone in this celebration. The Latin Grammy tradition is to pay homage to artists from all over the Americas. This year's the lifetime achievement award will also be given to Lucecita Benítez from Puerto Rico, the Spanish duo Los Del Río, Venezuela's Ilan Chester, Victor Heredia from Argentina, Guadalupe Pineda from Mexico and the dominican Cuco Valoy.
The lifetime achievement celebrations will be awarded at a special closed ceremony in Las Vegas, as part of the 18th Latin Grammy Award Week.