From profession milestones to new music releases to main bulletins and people little necessary moments, Billboard editors spotlight uplifting moments inmusic. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.
Gente de Zona as Kings of Carnaval Miami
Kiwanis Membership of Little Havana unveiled the official occasion schedule for Carnaval Miami 2024. Joined by Kiwanis board members and sponsors, the group’s president Pablo Lau introduced throughout a press convention on Wednesday (Jan. 31) that this 12 months’s Kings of Carnaval Miami is Latin Grammy-winning duo, Gente de Zona. The longtime occasion consists of stay music, work, crafts, images and jewellery for a cultural expertise. Carnaval Miami 2024 formally kicks off on Feb, 10 and can wrap a month later with the Calle Ocho Music Competition, which is able to embody a particular efficiency by Gente de Zona.
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Within the Summers will get particular award at Sundance
The movie Within the Summers, directed by Alessandra Lacorazza Samudio, with artists Residente (who made his actoral debut) and Leslie Grace as a part of the forged, received a particular award on the 2024 Sundance Movie Competition. The film, which follows two sisters who navigate their “loving however risky father” throughout summer season visits in New Mexico, in line with an official movie description, was awarded the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. Exile Content material Studio is behind the award-winning movie.
Los Bukis are headed for Vegas
introduced a headlining residency in , set to kick off Friday, Might 3, on the Dolby Dwell at Park MGM. In line with a press launch, the 15-date stint will make historical past because the first-ever full Spanish-language residency on the Las Vegas Strip. Introduced in partnership with Dwell Nation and MGM Resorts Worldwide, Los Bukis: The Las Vegas Residency will supply followers a extra intimate live performance expertise within the 5,200-seat leisure venue.
Black Historical past Month
In honor of Black Historical past Month, Billboard‘s Latin editors are highlighting 9 Afro-Colombian artists, each veterans and newcomers you won’t know, however ought to, together with Lido Pimienta, Mauro Castillo, and extra. Take a look at the listing.
Latin love songs to get you within the Valentine’s Day spirit
We’ve formally entered probably the most romantic month of the 12 months, and in honor of the season, Billboard has put collectively a listing of one of the best Latin love songs, in line with editors. Starting from ballads (“Bésame Mucho”) to regional Mexican songs (“Te Presumo”) and romantic vallenato (“Volví a Nacer”), the listing of swoon-worthy tracks options classics (outdated and new) which have soundtracked multigenerational Latin households for many years.
The listing additionally contains tracks equivalent to‘s “Sueña,” the norteño tune that spent 13 weeks atop Billboard‘s chart; in addition to s achingly lovely “Eres Mi Religión; ‘s emotional “Ocean” and ‘ rock ballad “Es Por Ti,” which earned the Colombian singer-songwriter document of the 12 months and tune of the 12 months on the 2003 Latin Grammys.
, see the 30 romantic songs that made our listing, which you must think about including to your Valentine’s Day-themed playlist.