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.
LALI makes historical past
Argentine singer-songwriter LALI made historical past on March 4 with a sold-out live performance on the Velez Sarsfield Stadium in Buenos Aires in entrance of greater than 45,000 individuals. She turns into the primary singer to promote out a present at that soccer stadium. The present was a part of her Disciplina Tour. “It’s impossible to express what I feel after this sold-out show,” she wrote on social media. “Thanks to all who vibed with me. I am so proud of my dream team that is always by my side and made this happen. I’m also proud of myself for working hard to give you the best of me. A dream, that was once just a dream, came true.”
Ladies took the streets throughout the globe on March 8 to rally for reproductive rights, a key matter within the U.S. after the Roe v. Wade U.S. abortion ruling was overturned final 12 months and, in Latin America, the place ladies additionally demanded accountability and extra motion for the unsolved killings of ladies and ladies. Armed with protest indicators, Rosalía’s empowering Motomami idea was a transparent inspiration for individuals who had one thing to say. The Spanish star shared a handful of indicators that learn “Una Motomami Cuida a Otra Motomami (One Motomami Takes Care of Another Motomami),” “Yo Soy Muy Mía Yo Me Transformo. (I Am My Own. I Transform)” and “Ya No Soy Ni Voy a Ser Tu Bizcochito (I Am Not Nor Will I Be Your Bizcochito).”
All about lady energy
In honor of Worldwide Ladies’s Day, Billboard compiled 21 highly effective collabs between Latin ladies artists. The record contains unapologetic bangers, comparable to iLe and Ivy Queen’s newest monitor “Algo Bonito” and Ptazeta and Villano Antillano’s “Mujerón,” in addition to final breakup songs, comparable to Becky G and Karol G’s “MAMIII,” and naturally Karol’s Shakira-assisted “TQG.” There’s additionally a few joints which are all about reflection and discovering your self-worth after a poisonous relationship, comparable to Kany García and Mon Laferte’s “Se Portaba Mal” and India and Goyo’s “Nubes Negras.”
Try the total record right here.
Karol G is No. 1
Karol G scored her first No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Songwriters chart (dated March 11), changing into simply the second lady to rule the rating. The one different lady to have hit No. 1 on Latin Songwriters is regional Mexican up-and-comer Yahritza Martinez, who tallied 4 weeks on prime in April 2022 because of Yahritza y Su Esencia’s breakthrough single, “Soy El Unico.”
The Colombian star leads for the primary time because of a whopping 16 songwriting credit on the most recent Sizzling Latin Songs chart, all by way of songs on her new LP Mañana Será Bonito.
Anitta to make worldwide actoral debut
The Brazilian famous person and Élite Netflix revealed on social media that she might be becoming a member of the Élite forged in its upcoming seventh season. “A girl from Rio you may already know… is about to make an entrance at Las Encinas. @Anitta is joining the #Élite7 cast,” learn the submit, referring to the Spanish sequence’ fictional elite highschool.
The caption is accompanied by pictures of the artist in her new function displaying a pensive but potent look in her eyes and carrying a cropped gray sweater, pink bra, and braids.