From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the newest information buzz in Latin music each week. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.
Amazon Music has launched “GEN MEX: Your Technology of Música Mexicana,” which is able to, based on the corporate, embody new music programming and editorial, together with Amazon Originals, movies, livestreams, and a brand new video that includes Christian Nodal the place he introduces followers to Amazon’s new residence of Música Mexicana. Moreover, GEN MEX launches with greater than 80 playlists and with Yahritza Y Su Esencia because the newly-named ROMPE artist.
“GEN MEX is a celebration of one of many quickest rising music classes inside Latin music up to now few years, one which continues to transcend borders throughout Latin America, the U.S. and past,” stated Rocio Guerrero, head of worldwide Latin, Amazon Music. “To look forward, it’s a must to honor the legends which have handed down their traditions. GEN MEX will honor these roots, whereas serving to to redefine its future, connecting followers throughout borders and generations and elevating the voices of these driving the tradition ahead.”
Premios de la Radio
Estrella Media has introduced that it’ll host their annual Premios de la Radio awards ceremony once more in Mexico Metropolis this yr. Set to happen Thursday, Nov. 3, the present will air and stream on EstrellaTV channels within the U.S. and can be simulcast in Mexico on broadcast accomplice TV Azteca’s Azteca Uno.
“We’ve at all times revered the general public’s needs, and that’s the reason the best artists put their belief in Premios de La Radio. It’s an awards present for the individuals. Will probably be a pleasure to return to Mexico Metropolis with one of the best artists and ambassadors of Regional Mexican music,” stated Pepe Garza, govt producer of Premios de la Radio for Estrella Media.
J Balvin launches OYE
Simply in time for Psychological Well being Consciousness Month, Colombian star J Balvin unveiled a bilingual interactive wellness app known as OYE. Impressed by his personal journey with psychological well being, the thought originated from Balvin’s “want to assist others overcome related obstacles, by offering community-focused partaking and accessible emotional wellness content material and practices for everybody – with a particular emphasis on bilingual younger adults,” based on a press launch.
An official description of the app states that OYE will present day by day wellness practices in Spanish and English, and can give entry to assets and instruments to make wellness a day by day precedence. For more information, try the the app’s web site here.
De La Calle
MTV Leisure Studios introduced a brand new partnership with Zero Level Zero Manufacturing to supply De La Calle, a cultural docu-series that can take viewers on a “journey” into the Latino diaspora to discover the evolution of urbano music and the cultures that “ignited the musical revolution of Hip Hop, Reggaeton, Bachata, Latin lure, Cumbia and different sounds which might be influencing music and tradition worldwide,” based on the sequence’ description. De La Calle can be hosted by Argentine-American journalist Nick Barili, who additionally serves as creator on the challenge.
Por Siempre: Selena
Throughout Univision’s Upfront presentation earlier this week, the corporate introduced the manufacturing of a brand new tv particular that can rejoice the legacy of the late Selena Quintanilla. Titled Por Siempre: Selena, the two-hour reside music particular will “honor the music of one of the crucial iconic Latina recording artists,” Univision stated in a press release. The particular will function the Quintanilla household who will share with followers tales in regards to the beloved icon. Univision has but to set a premiere date for Por Siempre: Selena.