Juanes Gets His Own Signature Fender Guitar & More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music 

From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and people little, necessary moments, Billboard editors spotlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.

Juanes’ very personal Fender guitar

Colombian star Juanes celebrated his birthday in a giant means. The “Gris” singer unveiled his very personal signature Fender guitar referred to as the “Juanes Stratocaster.” The guitar includes a customized “Luna White” satin end, which is an ode to his first born daughter, Luna. In accordance with a press launch, all artist proceeds from the Stratocaster Guitar and the Juanes capsule assortment will go in the direction of Mi Sangre Basis, Juanes’ philanthropic initiative.

“Nowadays, I feel that I only need this guitar and many ideas,” Juanes mentioned in a press release. “My relationship with Fender began when I was living in Colombia. I decided to sell everything I had to buy my first Fender guitar and I came to the United States and recorded my first album. And today, I can say that we have a Juanes Stratocaster in Luna White. It’s a dream. I can’t believe it, I’m very happy.”

Sebastián Yatra on the U.S. Open

Whenever you obtain a private name from tennis star Carlos Alcaráz inviting you to the U.S., you choose up the decision and settle for. That’s what Yatra did when Alcaráz referred to as him to ask if he’d not solely attend but additionally carry out “Vagabundo” on the Sound of the Open present on Aug. 25 in New York. “Let’s go,” responds Yatra. “But you’ll have to sing the song with me. Thanks for the invite. I’m excited to see you again.” Tickets to point out will be bought right here.

Household journey

Mexican singer Mario Bautista was lately in Paris celebrating his abuela‘s 95th birthday. The special trip was captured on photos, which Bautista later shared on social media with an emotional caption. “We took my grandma to France for the first time to celebrate her 95th birthday, almost a century old and traveling the world with all her creations, sharing one of the most valuable moments that life has given us,” he wrote. “Thank you, beautiful life, cheers to you, for so many blessing and moments with my family. Happy birthday, grandma, we’re going for the 100.”

Shakira, Shakira

Colombian famous person Shakira is confirmed for the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Week, set to happen Oct. 2-6 on the Faena Discussion board in Miami. The worldwide artist — who in Might was named Billboard’s first-ever Latin Lady of the 12 months — will take part in an unique famous person Q&A. Shakira joins a star-studded roster for the five-day legacy occasion that may characteristic unique panels and conversations with hitmakers all through the week. Different confirmed artists for Latin Music Week embody Peso Pluma, Nicki Nicole, Maria Becerra, Grupo Frontera, Natanael Cano, Arcángel, amongst many others.

Registration for the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Week is now open at BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com.

Vicente Fernández’s upcoming new album

The musical legacy of Vicente Fernández continues to develop two years after his passing. Within the years previous to his dying, the best exponent of ranchera music recorded 200 songs that might be revealed in a sequence of albums. The primary instalmment, Vicente Fernández Le Canta a Los Grandes Compositores de México, was launched on Thursday. The set contains 20 songs by nice Mexican songwriters of the twentieth century. Ten of them are classics recorded for the primary time by the Charro de Huentitán, as Fernández was additionally identified, together with “La Media Vuelta,” “Tú, Sólo Tú” and “A la Orilla de un Palmar.”

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