Carin León to Open for The Rolling Stones & Extra Uplifting Moments in Latin Music


From profession milestones to new music releases to main bulletins and people little vital moments, Billboard editors spotlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.

Carin León & The Rolling Stones

Regional Mexican star Carin León is ready to open for The Rolling Stones at their present in Glendale, Ariz. on Might 7. “That is a type of issues I dreamed about once I was just a little boy,” León posted on social media. The “Según Quién” singer will be a part of the rock band, which is ready to embark on its Stones Tour ‘24 Hackney Diamonds within the U.S. in April. Most just lately, León teamed up with Kane Brown to launch “The One (Pero No Como Yo),” a landmark crossover between nation and música mexicana. In February, León achieved a profession milestone together with his debut efficiency at Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry.

Lupita Infante’s model of “Canto del Bracero”

Mexican American singer Lupita Infante has launched a brand new model of “Canto Del Bracero,” a music initially launched by her grandfather, the long-lasting Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante. The observe shines a highlight on the sacrifices and hardships skilled by immigrants, notably Mexican laborers, of their pursuit of the so-called “American Dream.”

“I felt a particular connection to this lovely music by my grandfather, which speaks concerning the difficulties of being an immigrant dwelling on this nation,” Lupita stated in a press release. “My maternal household (not Infantes), got here to this nation to work as braceros (Mexican agricultural laborers), and my mother would work on the grape vines. The lyrics of the observe are concerning the braceros who got here to this nation within the hope of attaining their goals of a greater life however as a substitute suffered. I needed to carry my grandfather’s highly effective message again to the forefront, because it nonetheless resonates true right this moment.” 

First ever Billboard Spanish-Language Music Discussion board in Madrid

The inaugural Discussion board on Spanish Language Music in Madrid, introduced by the Neighborhood of Madrid and powered by Billboard, occurred March 19 on the WiZink Middle. The sooner or later occasion — attended by some 500 artists, managers and trade execs — sought to focus on the rising consumption of music in Spanish throughout continents, and featured 4 panel conversations, in addition to a Q&A and efficiency by Nicki Nicole. The Argentine famous person shared that she made music with Alejandro Sanz and talked about placing her psychological well being first in her profession and on a private degree.

Try highlights from Nicki Nicole’s Q&A right here.

Shakira’s new album is lastly right here

Good issues come to those that wait and Shakira’s followers have waited lengthy sufficient. The Colombian hitmaker launched Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran, her new album in seven years. The mission, the famous person’s most private album but, takes her on a therapeutic journey following a really public breakup. With this set, Shakira takes management of her narrative declaring that ladies now not cry, a press release she made in her Bizarrap-produced music session that grew to become a motto for girls across the globe. “I hope that with this album you may have fun, chuckle, dance and discover your personal energy, simply how I’ve discovered mine” Shakira stated at an album launch social gathering in Miami on March 21.

Billboard ranked the entire songs on Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran. See which one took the No. 1 spot.

Seeing double?

J Balvin has two new Madame Tussauds wax figures: one in New York and one in Las Vegas. The Colombian artist expressed his pleasure on Instagram over his two likenesses. “Wonderful how goals come true seldom you end up nose to nose with your self and it’s not a mirrored image in a mirror hehehehe Triple JoSSSe,” he captioned the clip. “Hold dreaming and consider it yourselves ⚡️ Go see it and take an image with me Thanks @madametussaudsusa PA LA CULTURA.”

“J Balvin’s wax figures at Madame Tussauds New York and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas epitomizes his indelible affect on music and tradition,” stated Matthew Clarkson, head of promoting at Madame Tussauds USA. “With our newly renovated Music expertise in New York and the model new Membership T in Las Vegas, his presence provides one other dimension to the immersive experiences we provide. It’s a testomony to his enduring impression and our dedication to creating dynamic experiences that resonate with guests worldwide.”

See the wax figures under:

J Balvin

J Balvin

Madame Tussauds


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