From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the newest 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 unattainable to specific what I really feel after this sold-out present,” she wrote on social media. “Because of all who vibed with me. I’m so pleased with my dream workforce that’s at all times by my aspect and made this occur. I’m additionally pleased with myself for working laborious to provide the better of me. A dream, that was as soon as only a dream, got here true.”
Girls 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 girls 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 One other Motomami),” “Yo Soy Muy Mía Yo Me Transformo. (I Am My Personal. I Rework)” 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 Girls’s Day, Billboard compiled 21 highly effective collabs between Latin girls artists. The listing consists of unapologetic bangers, similar to iLe and Ivy Queen’s newest monitor “Algo Bonito” and Ptazeta and Villano Antillano’s “Mujerón,” in addition to final breakup songs, similar to Becky G and Karol G’s “MAMIII,” and naturally Karol’s Shakira-assisted “TQG.” There’s additionally a few joints which can be all about reflection and discovering your self-worth after a poisonous relationship, similar to Kany García and Mon Laferte’s “Se Portaba Mal” and India and Goyo’s “Nubes Negras.”
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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 high in April 2022 due to Yahritza y Su Esencia’s breakthrough single, “Soy El Unico.”
The Colombian star leads for the primary time due to a whopping 16 songwriting credit on the newest Sizzling Latin Songs chart, all by way of songs on her new LP Mañana Será Bonito.
Anitta to make worldwide actoral debut
The Brazilian celebrity and Élite Netflix revealed on social media that she might be becoming a member of the Élite solid in its upcoming seventh season. “A woman from Rio chances are you’ll already know… is about to make an entrance at Las Encinas. @Anitta is becoming a member of the #Élite7 solid,” learn the put up, referring to the Spanish sequence’ fictional elite highschool.
The caption is accompanied by photographs of the artist in her new position exhibiting a pensive but potent look in her eyes and carrying a cropped gray sweater, purple bra, and braids.