From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the most recent information buzz in Latin music each week. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.
Becky G & Latin Grammys Be a part of Forces
Forward of the 2022 midterm elections, Becky G and the Latin Grammys are teaming as much as encourage Individuals to verify they’re registered to vote. The Mexican-American pop singer, who’s additionally co-chair of When We All Vote, will reward one fortunate fan the chance to fly to Las Vegas for a meet-and-greet and tickets for 2 to the Latin Grammy Awards on Nov. 17. Individuals can apply for the When We All Vote “Meet Becky G” Sweepstakes by clicking this hyperlink.
Manuel Turizo’s No. 1 Streak
Manuel Turizo continues to make waves with “La Bachata,” launched 5 months in the past. This week, the Colombian artist secured his fifth No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart, concurrently notching a sixth week at No. 1 on Tropical Airplay.
“Each music that you just put out, you set out since you really feel one thing and also you’re in love. With ‘La Bachata,’ it took me a while,” he tells Billboard. “When it began to develop, first it was in Spain, then in Latin America, and it began to climb quite a bit on the charts. That’s once I felt that folks have been actually connecting with the music. About three months after taking it out, I felt like wow, that is turning into one thing large. Sooner or later, I felt it will be cool to do a remix however I deserted the concept. I really feel that ‘La Bachata’ is what it’s and that was the concept. It’s a very lovely music.”
Karol G Surprises Fan Who Gave Delivery
Within the midst of her Strip Love Tour, Karol G shocked certainly one of her followers who gave beginning throughout her live performance in Fresno, Calif. On her Instagram tales, the Colombian artist stated she discovered the fan was rushed to the hospital throughout her efficiency of “El Makinon.” Karol later documented herself going to the hospital to go to the fan who gave beginning. “Anahí, the infant, is extremely wholesome and delightful,” she wrote in a since-deleted story. “Blissful, blessed, and grateful for the unbelievable experiences that God provides to my life. Right here I’m, all the time devoted to your faithfulness.”
Ozuna Is World Cup Prepared
Ozuna teamed up with Coca-Cola Puerto Rico to deliver sports activities lovers on the island nearer to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In honor of the event going down from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18, restricted version collectible cans, with 14 completely different designs representing a number of the collaborating nations, can already be bought in shops all through the island.
“I really feel very pleased with this collaboration with Coca-Cola and to have the ability to contribute in a roundabout way to proceed cultivating curiosity within the sport of soccer in Puerto Rico,” Ozuna stated in a press release. “Being a part of the FIFA World Cup soundtrack is one thing very particular for me. I by no means imagined that I might go to this point with my music.”
As well as, the initiative will promote the event of sports activities on the Island by allocating a donation of $50,000 for the rehabilitation of soccer fields in San Juan.
A Household Affair
Colombian energy couple Greeicy and Mike Bahia are bringing their Amantes Tour to the U.S. for the primary time. The 2023 North American leg of the tour, which follows its trek throughout Latin America in 2018 and 2019, marks Greeicy’s return to the stage after giving beginning to her first youngster, KAI, in April 2022. If the official poster is any indication, the couple additionally plans on taking their son on tour with them.
Introduced by Loud and Dwell, Greeicy and Bahia — who’ve been in a relationship since 2010 — will go to eight cities within the U.S., kicking off on Feb. 23 on the Colden Auditorium in New York, and wrapping on March 5 at The Novo in Los Angeles. The couple may also go to choose cities together with Miami and Houston. Previous to visiting the U.S., the tour will make stops in nations similar to Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, and Venezuela, amongst others. See the dates right here.