The Smithsonian has launched a traveling exhibit which honors Latinos in music. The exhibit is called "American Sabor, Latinos In U.S. Popular Music" and it features artists from the past and the present. The list of artists covers genres such as salsa, merengue, jazz and rock. Some of the artists featured include Daddy Yankee, Celia Cruz, Arturo Sandoval, Desi Arnaz, Hector Lavoe, Ivy Queen, La Lupe, Selena, Ruben Blades and Tito Puente. The exhibit will make its way to Los Angeles, New York, Miami and Puerto Rico.
President Barack Obama will award two-time Latinos Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom. The two Latinos are in a very exclusive list that includes former President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey this year.
This is a performance not to be missed.
Shel a and Arturo Sandoval performs Anyone Who Had a Heart in the East Room to tribute Hal David and Burt Bacharach as part of the 'In Performance at the White House: Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song,' PBS broadcast held on May 9, 2012.
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