From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Board Editors highlight the latest news in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the world of Latin music this week.
“Assi es Medellin”
Ahead of Medellin’s Feria de las Flores annual event that begins on August 8, several other artists such as Llane, Blessed and Recon have joined forces to perform an anthem for this year’s festival. Titled “Ac es Medellin (This is Medellin)”, the artist sings about the beauty of the Colombian city, its culture and its people. “Medellin is the best city on the planet, the city I represent,” Blessed said in a statement. “I am proud to be from here and represent the Antioquia flag.”
PR. new basketball court in
The Cancha Hippodromo in San Juan, Puerto Rico has been restored and remodeled in partnership with Amazon Music thanks to the efforts of entertainment company NEON16 and its founders, Lex Borrero, Tanny and Pablo Batista. The company also provided new uniforms and shoes to the children’s basketball team that used that court. “It’s a dream for me,” Borrero said. “Thanks to Mayor Miguel Romero and our team at NEON16, Amazon Music and Buena Vibra, for making this dream a reality for being able to give the community a place where young people can dream and develop the future.”
Join Chyna and Ivy at Queen’s Latin Music Week
Chayanne and Ivy Queen have been confirmed for 2022 Billboard Latin Music WeekIt is scheduled to take place September 26-30 at the Faena Forum in Miami.
Known as the queen of reggaeton, Ivy will tell of her illustrious 25-year career, the songwriting process, new music, and struggles as one of the only women in a genre dominated by men. Chayanne, one of Latin music’s most successful pop stars who have captivated fans with her ballads for nearly four decades, will release new music for the first time in more than six years, and will speak in her first interview in five years. .
Ivy and Chayanne both join the already announced star-studded lineup that includes Romeo Santos, Camilo, Nicky Jam, Eslaban Armado, Bizarp, Blessed, Yahritza y Su Esenia, Luis R. Conqueres, Ovi on the Drums, Cunno and The Rivera Family. , More participants will be announced in the coming weeks leading up to 2022 Latin Music Week. Registration is now open BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com,
Guyana and Lele Ponce are engaged
Guyana proposed to Lele Pons during the set of Steve Aoki during Tomorrowland 2022 in front of thousands of fans, getting down on one knee and asking his celebrity girlfriend for her hand in marriage.
She wasted no time in saying “yes”, tearful proof of which is captured in the video that is now doing the rounds on social media. “Happiest day of my life,” she wrote on Instagram. The Latin power couple made their union official via Instagram in December 2020. Check out their relationship timeline here.
Karol ji’s new hair
After publicly announcing on July 31 that she was leaving her blue-haired era, Karol G revealed her new hair color on Monday (August 1). Making a fresh start in her personal and professional life, the “Provenza” singer unveiled her cherry-red locks on Instagram. She expressed in the post, “Two weeks of loving myself in the mirror and not being able to share it.” “So when you look at me in the streets and say, ‘Eya Maria baby that red hair looks gorgeous on you.'”
The singer then changed her Instagram avatar to one of Ariel the little Mermaid and tweeted, “I finally look a little more like The Little Mermaid.”
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