- Winner of multiple awards and honors including *2 Latin Grammys *4 Billboards *6 Latin Billboards * Latin Billboard Song Of The Decade *Global Icon Award *2 Diamond Records *35 Platinum Records *38 Gold Records *Leading Lady of Entertainment (Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences). * Horizon Award of the National Hispanic Foundation Of The Arts *TJ Martell Foundation Humanitarian Award * The Keys to Miami and Panama cities *ASCAP * SESAC *“She Rocks” Award, among others.
- The youngest composer to be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
- Her compositions are on more than 200 albums and she has more than 40 multi-territorial singles topping the charts.
- Her song "Despacito" (co-author) holds 7 Guinness World Records.
- One of the Most Powerful Women according to People En Español and repeatedly, one of the 50 most powerful Central American Women according to Forbes Magazine.
- Founder of Puertas Abiertas Foundation and creator of the TALENPRO project, benefiting thousands of children and teenagers annually.
- Global Ambassador for Special Olympics, besides supporting multiple social causes.
AWARDS & HONORS
LA MUSA Awards LSHOF
Latin Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences
SESAC Latina Music Awards
HITS AS A SONGWRITER
Despacito - 2017
Erika Ender’s Open Doors Foundation, through the TalenPro project, (a youth competition that cultivates Panamanian youth talent, combining it with values and social responsibility and whose best prize is college education), successfully presented its Grand Final, on Sunday, October 24th. Panama was able to enjoy a first-rate virtual show, with fabulous Talent, through 12 finalists’ presentations. “Familias Sostenibles” – Sustainable Families-, Project and objective of Talenpro, aims to expand the contribution of tools, supplies, and materials, advice and training, to Panamanian families with limited resources, throughout the country. Erika Ender, President of the Foundation and Creator of TalenPro, showed strong results, achieved throughout the 5 years that the project has been running, and thanked allies, sponsors, and collaborators of this country project for their support. To follow TalenPro on social networks @talenpropanama To continue supporting the Sustainable Families Project Bank Account: 03-72-01-134362-2 in the name of Fundación Puertas Abiertas (Current Account- Banco General).
THE RECORDING ACADEMY'S NEWLY LAUNCHED SONGWRITERS & COMPOSERS WING HAS ANNOUNCED A LEADERSHIP COUNCIL COMPRISED OF 23 MUSIC CREATORS SPANNING DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS AND GENRES. THROUGH EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS INCLUDING PANELS, MIXERS, SONGWRITER RETREATS AND MENTORSHIP, THE WING WILL PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR RECOGNITION, NETWORKING AND COLLABORATION, AND WELCOMES THE PROSPECT OF NEW ACADEMY MEMBERS. THE COUNCIL INCLUDES: ERIKA ENDER, IVAN BARIAS, MASON BATES, EMILY BEAR, SUE ENNIS, J.J. HAIRSTON, SAM HOLLANDER, J. IVY, SAVAN KOTECHA, LUCIANO LUNA, EDUARDO OSORIO, TAYLA PARX, BRUCE ROBISON, GEORGIA STITT, JUSTIN TRANTER, EMILY WARREN, JAY WEIGEL EDGAR BARRERA, CLAUDIA BRANT, BRYAN-MICHAEL COX, BRETT JAMES, LORI MCKENNA AND CHRISTOPHER TIN.
THE FIFTH EPISODE OF ERIKA ENDER'S MUSICAL SERIES, MP3-45, IS NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE. YOU CAN ALSO ENJOY LISTENING TO " IN THE MIDDLE" ON YOUR FAVORITE DIGITAL PLATFORM.