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Before heading off to Spain for her 2019 Tour Becky G will first tour Latin America. Becky has 12 dates and countries set to start March 1 and run till June 8. Check out the list below of the 12 countries that Becky will be tour and let us know if you will be going …

Colombia’s capital Bogota aspires to become the main business center of music in Latin America. The initiative, presented by the city’s chamber of commerce, seeks to promote a cluster of music platforms for artists, entrepreneurs, composers and groups, among others, to “communicate and collaborate.” The plan is to “host musical events and export the talent …

Longtime Warner executive Gabriela Martinez was upped from vp to svp of marketing, Warner Music Latin America. In addition to her expanded marketing duties throughout the Latin region, Martinez will also continue as general manager for Warner Music Latina, Warner’s U.S. Latin label. Martinez remains based in Miami and reporting to Iñigo Zabala, president Warner …

Today, Universal Music Group announced the launch of its new dance music label tailored entirely to Latin audiences. Aftercluv Dance Lab, as it has been named, will serve as the first major Latin label in the region that is dedicated solely to EDM and dance music, according to Billboard. The move makes sense; a study …

This year’s Best New Artist nominees at the Latin Grammys — all 10 of them — have roots in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Spain and Venezuela. Below, we highlight their work and music and what’s going on in the musical minds of these artists who’ll be sharing an international spotlight this week when they meet in …

According to a press release and his Twitter account, Carlos Santana’s first-ever Latin album, Corazón, has just reached U.S. Latin double-platinum status. Released on May 6, it is his 22nd studio album and was the top-selling Latin Music album in the U.S. for six straight weeks. It is currently at No. 2 in Top Latin …

MIAMI — As the World Cup played out over the past month, yellow-clad Colombians packed the Kukaramakara nightclub downtown, Aguila beers in hand, shouting, “Colombia, Colombia!” Outside, Brazilians in car caravans blasted samba music. Argentines, some in blue-and-white striped jerseys, jammed into nearby steakhouses and empanada joints. Around town, children filed into Sunday Mass, their …

The Agency Group has opened an office in Miami to serve the US Hispanic and Latin American markets. Jeremy Norkin has been appointed director of Latin operations and will be managing the new office. Prior to his appointment, Norkin held positions at NTA, RLM, and WMA. He has also worked with Latin music acts such …

Once viewed as a backwater, improvements in technology, infrastructure and standards of living have triggered a digital music gold rush in Latin America and made it a destination for big stars to tour When he took to the stage the room was not quite full. But in the whoops and the whistles, the way they …

Following the release of their widely anticipated third album “Elypse,” Sony Music Latin superstars Camila are set for their U.S. debut with a performance at the 2014 Miss USA competition on June 8, 2014. The performance, which will air on NBC, will be the first English speaking network the duo has performed on since the …

Musicians from the China National Orchestra used Chinese musical instruments to breathe new life into the music of Latin American and Caribbean countries on Sunday. An integration of Chinese and Latin American music. Twenty songs of differing music styles all blended beautifully under the baton of renowned conductor Chen Xieyang. He’s conducted major halls around …

Supply of dollar-denominated bonds from Latin American borrowers could slow in the coming weeks market sources caution, even though they still see strong appetite and liquidity. “It’s a bit of a witching hour. I’m kind of intrigued to see how we continue … The rally is ongoing, but if you go back in time, the …

Puerto Rico’s government is pushing a strategic plan to transform the Caribbean island into an “investment bridge” from Spain to the United States and Latin America and is offering fiscal and legal incentives to Spanish investors, Puerto Rican Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce Alberto Baco said in an interview with Efe. The new administration …

Nir Seroussi has been named president of Sony Music U.S. Latin, effective immediately. Seroussi, who for the past three years was the label’s managing director, will continue to be based in Miami, reporting to Afo Verde, chairman/CEO for the Latin-Iberia region of Sony Music Entertainment. Verde’s announcement of Seroussi’s promotion coincides with the debut at …

TORONTO – Mood Media Corp. (TSX:MM), a provider of scents and digital signs to the retail industry, is selling off its residential Latin American music division to a Montreal-based company for $16.3 million. Stingray Digital, owner of the Galaxie TV digital music service, will buy the operations as part of an expanded supply agreement between …