American musician Herb Alpert and his singer wife LANI HALL are to be honoured for their charity work with an award named after Ella Fitzgerald.
The Society of Singers will honour the couple with the 18th Ella Award at the Beverly Hilton in California next month (18May09).
The couple will also perform at the event, which celebrates singers who have made significant contributions to charitable and humanitarian causes, reports Variety.
Past recipients include Frank Sinatra, Sir Elton John and Celine Dion.