Boasting back-to-back singles on the Top 5 of Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, urban star Nicky Jam has been confirmed for the Sony/ATV Songwriter Q&A during the 27th anniversary of the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami.
Presented by Jorge Mejia’s Sony/ATV, the “Songwriter Q&A,” now in its third year, features hitmakers at the peak of their careers. Nicky Jam, whose song “El Perdón” with Enrique Iglesias became the second-longest running track ever at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, will discuss his career, his hits and his songwriting strategy in a conversation with Leila Cobo, Bilboard’s executive director of Latin content and programming.
Nicky Jam is a finalist for eleven Billboard Latin Music Awards including Artist of the Year. His song “El Perdón” with Iglesias vies for five additional awards including Hot Latin Song of the Year, Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event and Airplay Song of the Year.
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdón” spent 30 weeks atop the Hot Latin Songs chart (it peaked on March 21, 2015), becoming the second-longest running No. 1 ever on the chart. His latest single “Hasta El Amanecer” is currently No. 3 on Hot Latin Songs.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference, which will be held April 25-28 at the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach Fla., will also feature key industry leaders and music stars. Registration to the conference is open at BillboardLatinConference.com with early bird, loyalty and group rates available.
Close to 1,000 attendees are expected at this must-attend event, which once again will feature Q&A sessions and panels with top artists, label, radio, marketing, brand, music service and brand executives. As always, the conference will feature “Superstar Q&As” and marquee sessions like the “Divas Panel” and the yearly groundbreaking “Urban Panel.” Last year, panelists included Romeo Santos, Daddy Yankee, J Balvin,Carlos Santana, and many others.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference 2016 culminates with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live on the Telemundo network April 28 from the BankUnited Center in Miami.