Additionally, Karol G will make her Saturday Night time Reside debut. See extra Latin information under.
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.
Sech’s Musical Homerun
Sech teamed up with Corona, the official beer of Main League Baseball (MLB), to launch a brand new model of the ballpark basic “Take Me Out to the Ball Recreation”—however with a Latin twist. Backed by a playful, uptempo beat, the remixed “Llevame al Juego de Beisbol” maintains the ballpark anthem’s lyrics intact however sung utterly in Spanish. “As a child rising up in Panama, I used to be surrounded by a love and deep respect for the sport from a younger age,” Sech mentioned in an announcement. “With the ability to work with an iconic model like Corona and add my creativity to a cherished seventh-inning custom is a really particular expertise. I’m so proud to have made one thing that represents my tradition and that of so most of the gamers on the sphere.” The monitor debuted in choose ballparks throughout the nation and can be performed all through the opening week of the 2023 season.
Dangerous Bunny at GLAAD Awards
Dangerous Bunny was awarded the GLAAD Vanguard Award on the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards on Thurs., March thirtieth in Los Angeles. The award, which honors “media professionals who’ve made a major distinction in selling the equality and acceptance of LGBTQ individuals,” was introduced to the Puerto Rican artist by fellow colleague Ricky Martin. As an artist who has wearing drag (“Yo Perreo Sola”), kissed a person on stage, and expressed many instances that his fashion-forward type has no gender, Benito acquired the coveted recognition for his advocacy and outspoken allyship for the LGBTQ group. Try the speech under:
Karol G To Make ‘SNL’ Debut
This week, Saturday Night time Reside unveiled its promising lineup for the primary three weekends of April, which features a Latin-packed episode on April 15. Cuban and Spanish actress Ana de Armas would be the host and Colombian star Karol G would be the particular musical visitor, each making their SNL debut. Saturday Night time Reside airs stay on NBC at 11:30 p.m. ET and streams stay on Peacock on the identical time. Try the Instagram promo for the April SNL episodes under.
The Final Rosalía Public sale
Julien’s Auctions, generally known as the “public sale home to the celebrities,” partnered with Coca-Cola for a digital public sale known as “Rosalía’s Unique Private Gadgets.” The catalog features a assortment of wardrobe, memorabilia, and ephemera from the Spanish artist, together with among the outfits she wore throughout her MOTOMAMI tour—some objects are estimated as much as $3,000. “Coca-Cola is worked up to associate with Julien’s and Rosalía to ask followers to bid on particular, private objects which were part of her transformative journey,” mentioned Oana Vlad, Senior Director of World Technique, The Coca-Cola Firm, in an announcement. “Rosalía is among the most transformative artists of her technology, and we are able to’t wait to see how her journey and our partnership proceed to encourage others.” All proceeds from the public sale—closing at 11 a.m. PST on April 24—will profit The Antonio Gala Basis. For more information, visit here.
Rosalía & Rauw Alejandro on Billboard
In different Rosalía information, the “Despechá” singer graced the quilt of Billboard’s Touring Situation this week together with her famed fiancé Rauw Alejandro. Penned by Billboard’s personal Leila Cobo, the couple opened up about their almost four-year relationship and the way they met for the primary time after DM’ing one another on Instagram. “I used to be nervous, I’m not going to lie,” Rauw mentioned. “Rosi got here down and I noticed her. I acquired much more nervous.” The couple, which just lately dropped their first joint EP RR, agreed it was “one hundred pc love at first sight.”
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