Los Angeles.– Dominican bachata singer Romeo Santos will be honored as songwriter of the year at the ASCAP Latin Music Awards to take place March 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
This is the third time Romeo receives the award. His solo debut album Formula, Vol 1 (Sony) was 2012's top-selling Latin album in the United States.
The singer will kick off the 2013 leg of his Formula Vol. 1 tour March 22 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The tour includes 17 arena dates and will end April 26 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.