Luny Tunes Honored at
BMI Latin Awards (En Espanol)
3/26/07 - LatinRapper.com news / Machete Music press release
Critically acclaimed music producer Francisco Saldana known as
"Luny" of producing duo Luny Tunes was honored by all his
peers as "Song Writer of the Year" on Friday, March 23 at the
14th annual BMI Latin Music Awards held at the Venetian Resort
in Las Vegas.
During the awards "Luny" who is part of the elite
cross-section of Latin hit-makers was honored along with his
partner "Tunes". To earn this honor the writer contributed
three songs to the top 50. The Puerto Rican Reggaetón duo
Wisin & Yandel and acclaimed producer "Luny" of Luny Tunes
co-wrote "Llamé Pa' Verte 'Bailando Sexy'," "Mayor Que Yo" and
"Rakata," which were all hits for Wisin & Yandel.
"I feel very proud of such an honor. This award is yet another
important milestone in the career of Luny Tunes. We've worked
very hard from the bottom up in order to showcase our music
and to be able to be at the level we are right now is a dream
come true for any young person in the music business" said
Luny who shared in the celebration with Los Tigres del Norte,
Reyli and Christian Castro among others.
The BMI Latin Awards are some of the most prestigious and
important in the music industry. The ceremony honored the
writers and publishers of the past year's 50 most performed
Latin songs on U.S. radio and television. BMI represents over
300,000 composers, producers and publishers among all genres.
Don Omar, Wisin & Yandel, Los Tigres del Norte, Shakira, Ivy
Queen, Ricky Vela and Manuel Eduardo Toscano were among others
were also honored.