Whereas artists akin to Christina Aguilera, Chayanne, Raphael, and Nicky Jam obtained particular awards, and Unhealthy Bunny swept the categories on the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards, others revealed thrilling information on the crimson carpet Thursday night time (Sept. 29).
Under, try seven belongings you didn’t see on TV:
1. Edgar Barrera revealed that he’s been writing music for Grupo Firme and is engaged on Maluma’s upcoming album, which will probably be a pop set.
2. Talking of albums, Ovy on the Drums, Karol G’s longtime producer, revealed that he’s been engaged on the “Provenza” singer’s upcoming fourth studio album. “For me, at a private degree, it’s among the finest productions I’ve completed in my profession,” he mentioned.
3. When requested about giving again to the group after the devastating Hurricane in Puerto Rico, Rauw Alejandro mentioned: “I used to be broke throughout Hurricane Maria and I used to be beginning my profession. I didn’t have water and light-weight for 2 months with my household. I do know what it appears like. Now that God has given me the chance to be on this place, the very first thing I considered when the hurricane [Fiona] handed, was how I used to be there too. I referred to as Eric [Duars] and informed him we had to assist instantly as a result of if we look forward to the federal government, we’ll get to Christmas with no mild or water. So, I had to assist nonetheless I may.”
4. On the crimson carpet, Calibre 50 chimed in on the Regional Mexican vs Mexican Music debate. Ought to the style get a brand new identify? “We love being referred to as regional Mexican,” the group mentioned. “So long as they by no means take out the ‘Mexican’ half from the title, we’re good.”
5. Eslabon Armado shared what it was wish to report a duet with Juan Gabriel for his new, posthumously-released album, Los Duo Vol. 3. “It was as if he was there within the studio with us,” the teenage group mentioned about recording “Mía Un Año.”
6. Rocking a beautiful black robe that confirmed off his small chest and shoulder tattoos, Mexican influencer, artist, and TikTok star, Kunno, didn’t maintain again from flaunting his greatest TikTok strikes to Karol G’s “Gatubela.”
7. Becky G reacted to her first Latin Airplay No. 1 hit as a solo act with “Baile Con Mi Ex,” saying she had no thought about it till her followers posted it on social media. “I screamed and awakened my man,” she mentioned. “I used to be so emotional.” Earlier this yr, Becky G scored her scores her fourth No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart with “Bailé Con Mi Ex,” turning into simply the third No. 1 by a feminine soloist in 2022, after two Karol G coronations: “Sejodioto” (Feb. 12) and “Provenza” (July 9).
The twenty ninth annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, going down at Miami’s Watsco Heart, are broadcasting stay on Telemundo and concurrently on the Spanish leisure cable community Universo and all through Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.
The awards — produced by MBS Particular Occasions and government produced by Mary Black Suarez — coincide with Billboard Latin Music Week, which returned to Miami from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 on the Faena Discussion board, with a roster of star audio system that included Romeo Santos, Maluma, Grupo Firme, Chayanne, Ivy Queen and Nicky Jam, amongst many others.