Jenni Rivera, Bad Bunny and more – Billboard

By | November 12, 2022

From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the newest buzz in Latin music information each week. Here is what’s been taking place within the Latin music world this week.


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Jenni Rivera’s trend boutique

The Jenni Rivera Trend retailer is reopening in California, promoting t-shirts, merchandise, memento jackets, and extra in sizes S to 2XL and starting from $19.99 to $99.99. Based mostly at Brea Mall in Orange County, the Rivera household hopes to increase into an internet retailer for followers.

“She’s come a good distance for the reason that first retailer opened in 2013 and it is a very proud second for us to have the ability to take this step to honor our mom’s legacy,” Jacqie Rivera & Siblings stated in a press release. hurry. “I wager she smiles remembering the times when she used to promote CDs at swaps and now has an entire retailer in a first-rate location to honor her music profession and legacy. We invite all of her followers to return rejoice and bear in mind her right here with us.

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Chiquis Vacation Track

In different Rivera information, Chiquis dropped her first-ever vacation tune this week. Giving the Christmas traditional “Jingle Bells” a cumbia and Spanglish twist, the Mexican-American artist launched “Jingle Bells (Vamos All The Manner)” with a holiday-themed video. Delivered to you by Latin courting app Chispa and Cocina, a minority-owned manufacturing and media firm, Chiquis flirts with Jingle Bells for courting, friendship, household, and even perreo. “This piece marks each the primary Villancico of our Abeja Reina, to remind us that Navidad is synonymous with felicidad y amor. Magic is within the air so vamos, till the top! the artist spoke on his YouTube account.

Lupita Nyong’o embraces her roots

This week, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o paid homage to her Mexican roots by singing a tune by the late Juan Gabriel. “Mexico, I am right here!” Here is a tune for you,” she shared on TikTok earlier than the Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually premiere of the film. The Kenyan-Mexican actress wears her bathrobe and sings “Me Gusta Estar Contigo.”

In different Juanga information, his heirs and staff launched the newest challenge the prolific Mexican singer-songwriter was engaged on: the third album of hit duets, together with singles “Déjame Vivir” that includes Anahí, “Ya ” with Banda El Recodo and La India, and “Mía un Año” with Eslabón Armado, in addition to the important thing piece “De Mí Enamórate” with Danna Paola. Duos 3 happens six years after his demise.

“Despacito” goes down in historical past

Greater than 5 years after its launch, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” extends its reign because the most-watched music video on YouTube, surpassing eight billion views this week. “Who would have thought {that a} melody on my guitar that morning in my home can be heard in so many locations, by so many individuals,” Fonsi wrote on social media to rejoice the tune’s new milestone. “It has been virtually six years and I nonetheless cannot imagine it. The phrases THANK YOU do not cowl it. 8 billion views sounds so good.

The Puerto Rican artist went on to thank those that made all of it attainable, together with Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber who hopped on the remix, his co-writer Erika Ender, producers Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, and video director Carlos Pérez , to call just a few, and her island of Puerto Rico, the place they filmed the video, that includes former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera

Dangerous Bunny Choice Collection

Apple Music has named Dangerous Bunny its 2022 Artist of the 12 months, marking the primary time for the reason that launch of the Apple Music Awards in 2019 {that a} Latin artist has been acknowledged as AOTY, and the primary time {that a} single artist has been nominated for the worth.

“Once I began, I did not have a world fan base,” he informed Apple Music in an unique footage. “I’m grateful for all that I’ve completed and all that I’ve been by. The Latin music motion has grown a lot. I’d by no means take all of the credit score or say, “It is due to me. No, it is every of us. An entire era. Our power and our presence are at all times felt.

The Puerto Rican artist — whose Un Verano Sin Ti Album can be Apple Music’s most streamed album this 12 months and the best Latin album of all time – is acknowledged for its excellence and affect on international tradition in 2022.

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