March 22nd, 2017- The BMI Latin Awards 2017 celebrated the Twenty-fourth Annual BMI on March 21st at the prestigious Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Mario Quintero Lara, the first voice and director of Los Tucanes de Tijuana, received two awards for the most played songs on the U.S Radio, "Suena La Banda" and "Panchito El F1" thus remaining the leader with 33 + 1 Awards as Composer of the year, in The BMI Latin Awards 2017 of the most awarded Latin composers.
Great composers paraded on the red carpet and received the prestigious awards: Poncho and Joel Lizárraga (Banda El Recodo), Gocho
J Balvin, Horacio Palencia, Motiff, Alfredo Olivas, and honoring the legendary Mexican-American group Los Lobos, creators of the hit La Bamba, receiving the Icon Award of The BMI Latin Awards.
And that is how Mario Quintero will celebrate, on April 13, his 30 years of artistic career with 2 more prizes, with his comrades Los Tucanes de Tijuana. MQ commented that it has been a great challenge for Los Tucanes to remain one of the most popular groups and to remain in force, and thanked God for their talents and for keeping them together to continue creating music.