Juan Gabriel Person Of The Year

The Latin Recording Academy has chosen Juan Gabriel its 2009 person of the year.

The award recognizing Gabriel’s professional achievements and dedication to philanthropic efforts will be celebrated at a concert and black-tie dinner Nov. 4 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas as part of Latin Grammy week festivities.

The The 10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony will take place the next day and be broadcast live on the Univision television network.