From profession milestones to new music releases to main bulletins and people little essential moments, Billboard editors spotlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.
The Charly García Avenue
The long-lasting Argentine rockstar and musician, Charly García, has been honored along with his personal road in New York Metropolis. The official naming ceremony happened Nov. 6 on the intersection of Walker Avenue and Cortlandt Alley, the place the official “Charly García Nook” was inaugurated. The road title is in honor of García’s Clics Modernos album which was launched 40 years in the past. “I really feel honored by the invitation and that they’ve chosen me to have a nook bearing my title,” García, who didn’t attend the ceremony, stated in a press statement. “I can’t wait to inform a taxi driver: ‘Depart me right here, on Walker St… and ME.’” García’s sister, Josi García Moreno, actor Mariano Cabrera, and a few of the artist’s musicians had been a part of the celebration.
“Tu y Yo Por Siempre”
One other heartfelt tribute happened early this week throughout RBD’s Soy Rebelde Tour cease in Colombia. This time, group member Anahí confirmed her love and appreciation to Karol G on stage at her hometown. Sporting a pink t-shirt gown that learn “Staff Bichota,” the Mexican singer shouted: “Carolina, love is paid with love, my queen, I really like you. You and I ceaselessly!” Their friendship started in 2022 when the “Provenza” singer invited Anahí to hitch her onstage throughout her Bichota Reloaded Tour in Mexico for a once-in-a-lifetime efficiency of RBD’s hit “Salvame”—additionally marking Anahí’s first dwell efficiency in 11 years. On stage, the 2 artists even rocked pink cowboy hats resembling the one Anahi wore within the music’s official music video.
Karol G to Take Over the Billboard Music Awards
In different Karol G information, the Colombian singer was introduced as a performer on the 2023 Billboard Music Awards, set to happen Sunday, Nov. 19. Along with taking the stage, the Colombian hitmaker is up for 5 awards, together with high Latin artist, high Latin feminine artist, high Latin touring artist, high Latin album (Mañana Será Bonito) and high Latin music (“TQG” with Shakira). This 12 months alone, Karol’s Mañana Será Bonito made historical past as the primary all-Spanish-language album by a feminine artist to high the Billboard 200 and launched into her first-ever U.S. stadium tour, which included stops in Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago. Information of Karol on the BBMAs got here on the heels of Peso Pluma also being announced as a performer.
Antonio Banderas & The Latin Recording Academy
Earlier this week, the Latin Recording Academy introduced that Banderas will obtain the 2023 President’s Award for his “excellent and quite a few contributions to the inventive neighborhood.” The Spanish actor might be introduced with the award through the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony happening Thursday, Nov. 16 in Seville, Spain. “We’re delighted to current Antonio Banderas with the President’s Award as we rejoice our first worldwide version of the Latin Grammys in Andalucía,” stated Manuel Abud, CEO of The Latin Recording Academy, in a press launch. “Antonio’s excellent and quite a few contributions to the inventive neighborhood have made him a world ambassador of our cultural heritage.” The latest President’s Award recipient was Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2017.