5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (August 20) – Billboard

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From occupation milestones and new song releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the most recent information buzz in Latin song each and every week. Right here’s what took place within the Latin song global this week.

Karol G Makes Historical past

Puerto Rican hitmaker Dangerous Bunny leads the record of finalists for the 2022 Billboard Latin Song Awards, with a staggering 23 nods throughout 13 classes. Following Dangerous Bunny is Colombian famous person Karol G with 15 entries in 11 classes, a report selection of nods for a feminine artist. (The outdated report used to be held collectively by means of Jenni Rivera, who had 12 nods in 2014, and Shakira, who had 12 in 2018.)

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Farruko secures 11 entries, competing for artist of the yr, Scorching Latin Music of the yr with “Pepas,” and Best Latin Album of the yr with L. a. 167. The twenty ninth annual Billboard Latin Song Awards — set to happen Sept. 29 on the Watsco Heart in Coral Gables, Fla. — will broadcast survive Telemundo and concurrently at the Spanish leisure cable community Universo and all the way through Latin The united states and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.

See the entire record of finalists right here.

Romeo Santos’ New Album Is Coming

To formally get in a position for a brand new season of Method Vol. 3, the King of Bachata, Romeo Santos, published the discharge date of his new album with a 14-second teaser on social media. The video featured a crown spinning on the guitar’s sound of what may well be his subsequent unmarried as his voice says: “You don’t put out of your mind Romeo! Y yo, ni te recuerdo (And me, I don’t even have in mind you).” The caption of the Instagram submit learn, “9.1.2022 FV3,” the date for the album’s free up.

The album comes 8 years since Santos launched Vol. 2 in 2014. Following the LP’s free up, it changed into the best-selling Latin album to transport 100,000 copies within the first week, making it the finest debut for a Latin album since teenager pop crew RBD’s “Celestial” in 2006. For the reason that closing Method album in 2014, Santos has launched Golden (2017) and Utopia (2019).

Extra Ability Showed For 2022 Latin Song Week

Billboard unveiled nowadays (Aug. 16) a listing of extra ability set to participate at this yr’s Latin Song Week in Miami, which is able to happen Sept. 26-30 on the Faena Discussion board.

New additions to the roster vary from main musicians to notable muralists, and comprises Chris Relax, DannyluxDimelo WaftEladio CarrionElena Rose, Overseas Teck, Justin Quiles, Kuinvi, Lili Zetina, Mariah Angeliq, Subelo Neo, TiniTokischa, and Unsightly Primo.

The brand new set of artists sign up for an already introduced star-studded lineup that comes with Grupo FirmeChayanneIvy QueenMalumaRomeo SantosCamiloNicky JamEslabon ArmadoBizarrapBlessdLuis R. ConriquezOvy at the Drums, Kunno, and The Rivera Circle of relatives.

Extra members might be introduced within the weeks main as much as the 2022 Latin Song Week. Registration is now open at BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com.

Camilo & Grupo Firme Free up New Collab

Camilo and Grupo Firme launched a brand new banda anthem that, at its core, is a heartbreak tune. Powered by means of conventional banda tools such because the tuba and accordion, “Alaska” is the Colombian artist and the Mexican crew’s first joint effort.

The monitor — which truly prospers on a play on phrases à l. a. Camilo — arrived along a song video directed by means of singer-songwriter Evaluna (additionally Camilo’s spouse). In it, Evaluna turns into the designated motive force to Camilo and the Firme staff as they sing their sorrows away whilst taking quite a lot of tequila pictures.

Anuel AA Footwear

Calling all Anuel AA lovers! The Puerto Rican hitmaker has introduced his collaboration with shoes and attire corporate Reebok. Foot Locker is launching the legitimate debut of rapper’s Reebok’s sneaker collaboration, “The Sky Above the Side road,” which is able to function two signature Reebok fashions: the Vintage Leather-based and Pump Omni Zone 2 in purple and black colorways – “impressed by means of the sun-faded colourful city neighborhoods and outside courts of Puerto Rico and celebrates the wonderful thing about the neighborhood and its other folks,” consistent with a press free up.

Anuel might be donating to the native non-profit group SER De Puerto Rico, supporting the group’s undertaking uplifting other folks with disabilities. The gathering launches Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. ET solely at Foot Locker.