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. Here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.
Maestro Cares 2022 Gala
This week, the Maestro Cares Foundation, co-founded by Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas, hosted the ninth annual “Changing Live, Building Dreams” gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, internet hosting greater than 600 visitors, together with J Balvin, Ariana DeBose, key trade leaders and extra. This 12 months’s occasion, co-hosted by Ana Navarro and Cesar Millán, acknowledged 5 key personalities within the music, sports activities and enterprise fields: Gloria and Emilio Estefan with the Community Hero award, Mariano Rivera with the All-star award, Jeff Hoffman with the Courage to Care award, and Eduardo Trujillo with the Corporate Social Responsibility award. Proceeds from the fundraiser will present important help for Maestro Cares, which is a nonprofit group established to enhance the standard of lifetime of deprived youngsters and communities in Latin America and the U.S.
The Good Bunny Foundation
The Good Bunny Foundation (a nonprofit group based by Bad Bunny) will host its “Bonita Tradición” present drive, the place they are going to give out 25,000 presents associated to the humanities (sports activities gear, devices, paint supplies and extra) to youngsters in Puerto Rico. The occasion will embody many stations serving conventional meals and drinks, in addition to reside music and the chance to snap a photograph with Los Reyes Magos. “We want to close the year in the best way, bringing a bit of joy, hope, and love to the children with an event that reflects the best of this time with a very special emphasis on the traditions of our island,” stated José “Che Juan ” Torres, director of the Good Bunny Foundation, in a press assertion. “Bonita Tradicion” will happen at 8 a.m. native time on Dec. 27 at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan.
Karol G’s Film Venture
After her profitable Strip Love Tour, Karol G picks up the mic for a brand new enterprise — this time, lending her voice for the Puss in Boots: The Last Wish film soundtrack in a tune dubbed “La Vida es Una.” In true Karol trend, the Ovy on the Drums-produced monitor is a vibrant reggaeton with a aptitude of flamenco guitars in honor of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who returns because the voice of the infamous PiB. The animated movie, which comes 11 years after the premiere of the 2011 movie Puss in Boots, can be accessible in theaters this Christmas.
Love Is within the Air
A variety of love is within the air as of late, beginning with Becky G who simply obtained engaged to her longtime boyfriend, soccer star Sebastian Lletget. The couple, who started relationship in 2016, shared the information on social media with a candy photograph carousel. “Our spot forever,” they captioned the joint submit.
Meanwhile, Puerto Rican artist Jay Wheeler and his girlfriend, singer-songwriter, Zhamira Zambrano, celebrated their one-year anniversary this week. “You are the best thing that has happened in my life, princess, thank you for being part of my happiness and for giving me peace in this world that is so heavy and full of so much damage,” Wheeler expressed. The couple obtained engaged in the summertime.
Argentinean Artists Celebrating
A wave of Argentinean music stars are celebrating after a really suspenseful match between Netherlands and Argentina on the 2022 FIFA World Cup. After a virtually three-hour sport, Lionel Messi and the workforce have certified for the semifinals with a 4-3 win within the penalty kicks spherical. On social media, many artists shared their pleasure, together with Fito Paez. Others, like Lali Esposito and Bizarrap, celebrated on the precise sport in Qatar. And artists equivalent to Maluma, Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee, had been noticed supporting the sport.