Los Lobos to Receive Bug Music's Legacy Award

L.A.'s long-playing group, nominated for 2 Grammys, to receive award for their achievement for songwriting

By Jeanne O'Keefe
Published on LatinoLA: February 7, 2011

Los Lobos to Receive Bug Music's Legacy Award

L.A.'s Los Lobos (2 Grammy nominations) just released its 21st album called "Tin Can Trust" and is touring with Eric Clapton. Now the homeboys are receiving Bug Music's "Legacy Award" at a presentation at Wolfgang Puck at L.A. Live.

Los Lobos have been nominated for two 2011 Grammy Awards for their critically acclaimed album Tin Can Trust. Track "Do The Murray" is up for Best Rock Instrumental, and Tin Can Trust has been nominated for Best Americana Album. Tune in to CBS on February 13th to watch the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Show!

Bug Music is the largest U.S. independent contemporary music publisher, ranking fifth on Billboard's 2010 Hot 100 Publishing Corporation list behind only the four majors. It's home to the most significant songwriters of today, including Kara Dioguardi, Kings of Leon, Bruno Mars, Three Six Mafia, Gordie Sampson, Lucas Secon, Ryan Adams, Wilco, Grizzly Bear, Pete Townshend, Paul Westerberg among others).

Past songwriters on the Bug Music roster include Johnny Cash, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Woody Guthrie, Townes Van Zandt and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Some of their classic songs include "What a Wonderful World," "Fever" and "Happy Together."

Bug Music's reputation, across its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe in all genres, as a writer/artist-oriented music company and trusted counsel of legendary estates and current artists, is unrivaled.

Bruno Mars' (7 Grammy nominations) first two singles as a solo artist hit #1 on the Billboard's Hot 100 Chart (attendance contingent on Grammy schedule) and Ari Levine (5 Grammy nominations) is a writer/producer of The Smeezingtons (along with Mars) will also be honored along with Los Lobos.

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