Charly Black was recognised at the ASCAP Latin Awards on March 15 for his song, Gyal You A Party Animal.

The ceremony was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel.

“It was a great chance to network with other Latin musicians and execs, including the boss of ASCAP; so it was very worthwhile attending,” Charly told the Observer. “Hopefully, it will act as a springboard for more collaborations like this for me. I feel as artistes we must always look to expand our fan base and break into new markets and the last couple of years has been a revelation for me in that respect,” he added.

Charly ‘Black also did a collaborations with Latin superstar Jencarlos titled “Pa Que Me Invitan,” which topped charts and streaming playlists across Central and South America.

The song won an ASCAP award for widespread radio play.

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) is the largest publishing organisation in the world with over 600,000 members.