Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes, one of the founders of the New Song Movement - together with Silvio Rodriguez and Noel Nicola - received on Wednesday a Latin Grammy Award to musical excellence from the Latin Recording Academy, for his important contributions in the field of music.
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During the awards ceremony, held on Wednesday in Las Vegas, U.S.A., the legendary troubadour, the author of more than 40 albums and of memorable songs like "Yolanda" and "El breve espacio en que no estas" (The Short Time You're Away), received the award alongside with other prominent figures of the Ibero-American scene, like Spanish Ana Belen and Victor Manuel, El Gran Combo from Puerto Rico, Dominican Angela Carrasco, Brazilian Djavan, Argentinean saxophonist Gato Barbieri, Chilean producer Humberto Gatica, and Venezuelan composer Chelique Sarabi, Granma newspaper reported on Thursday. / CNA.