The Hispanic Heritage Awards
- Written by Belinda Elliott
- Category: Arts & Entertainment
- Published: 30 September 2019
Friday, October 11, 10 p.m.
Watch the broadcast of the 32nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards, which took place October 1 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Awards are among the highest honors by Latinos for Latinos, and are supported by 40 national Hispanic-serving institutions. The Hispanic Heritage Awards were started at the White House in 1987 to commemorate the establishment of Hispanic Heritage Month in America.
Past Honorees of the Hispanic Heritage Awards include Sonia Sotomayor, Rita Moreno, Plácido Domingo, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Gloria Estefan, Oscar Hijuelos, Martin Sheen, Ricky Martin, Rubén Blades, Fania All-Stars, Junot Diaz, José Feliciano, Carlos Vives, Alejandro Sanz, Juanes, Antonio Banderas, Juan Luis Guerra, Anthony Quinn, J Balvin, Zoe Saldana, Juan Marichal, Los Tigres Del Norte, Oscar de la Hoya, America Ferrera, Pedro Martinez, Luis Fonsi, Andy García, Gael Garcia Bernal, Latin Grammys, Diego Luna and others.