SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) _ Latin music producer Emilio Estefan Jr. is Numero Uno.

The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences selected Estefan as person of the year and will honor him on Sept. 11.

The tribute will feature Estefan's wife, Gloria Estefan, along with Jon Secada, Carlos Ponce, Shakira, Thalia, Cachao, Celia Cruz and Charlie Zaa.

Estefan received six nominations for the inaugural Latin Grammys, which will be held Sept. 13.

The Latin academy was formed as a companion to the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, which hands out the Grammy Awards.