SESAC Latina & Rimas Publishing Be part of Forces for Music 101 & Extra Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

SESAC Latina & Rimas Publishing Join Forces for ‘Music 101’ & 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.

Music 101 in Puerto Rico

SESAC Latina and Rimas Publishing joined forces to provide Music 101 in Puerto Rico on Thursday (Aug. 24). Based on a press launch, the occasion was an effort to “empower and educate songwriters and producers with the necessary tools to succeed in the music industry.” That includes six panels, the matters ranged from the importance of a performing rights group, the position of a writer and inventive and authorized evaluation, amongst different matters.

“We are thrilled with the results of Music 101 in Puerto Rico. We were looking forward to bringing back this seminar and what better way to do it than at one of the hubs for Latin Music. Our gratitude goes to Rimas Publishing for their invaluable support in making this event a real success,” stated Celeste Zendejas, vp of SESAC Latina. “We remain committed to fostering the development of the music industry ecosystem in Puerto Rico and in the region, therefore events like Music 101 are necessary to educate the new generations and those who want to learn how to navigate this industry,” added Emilio Morales, managing director of Rimas Publishing.

Becky G Publicizes New Album

Mexican-American star Becky G has introduced the identify of her upcoming album, which will probably be her first Mexican music set. Throughout her efficiency in New York on Friday (Aug. 25), as a part of Citi Live performance Collection on Right this moment, the “MAMIII” singer stated her album’s new identify is Esquinas and went on to elucidate what impressed the title. “I have always identified as not this side or that side of the streets that raised me but the corner where two flags, two cultures, two languages meet,” she stated. Becky G is about to kick off her first-ever headlining tour Sept. 14 in Boston. See the tour dates right here.

2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

Mexican music star Peso Pluma leads the listing of finalists for the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards, with 21 nods throughout 15 classes together with Artist of the Yr, Songwriter of the Yr, International 200 Latin Artist of the Yr, and Prime Latin Album of the Yr. His collaboration with Eslabon Armado, “Ella Baila Sola,” is up for six awards, together with Sizzling Latin Music of the Yr, International 200 Latin Music of the Yr and Gross sales Music of the Yr. And his hit with Yng Lvcas, “La Bebe,” competes in 5 classes, together with Sizzling Latin Music of the Yr and Latin Rhythm Music of the Yr.

Following Peso Pluma are Unhealthy Bunny and Grupo Frontera with 15 nods every. For a second 12 months in a row, Karol G is the feminine artist with the best variety of entries on the listing of finalists. The Colombian star has 13 nods.

See the whole listing of finalists right here.

Grupo Frontera on the Zócalo

Viva México! Grupo Frontera is about to assist have a good time Mexican Independence Day with a particular efficiency on the Zócalo — the nation’s most necessary public sq. — on Sept. 15. The Texas-based group joins a protracted listing of nationwide and worldwide artists who’ve set foot within the second-largest public sq. on the planet. Musicians comparable to Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Shakira and the late icon of regional Mexican music Vicente Fernández, amongst many others, have carried out on the Zócalo.

The attendance file free of charge live shows held within the so-called Primer Cuadro within the Mexican capital is held by the Argentine rock band Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, which achieved the milestone of gathering 300,000 folks on the evening of June 3.

Nicky Jam’s Scholarship

The Latin Grammy Cultural Basis has awarded the Nicky Jam Scholarship to 19-year-old Dominican Pianist Leomar Cordero. The award was granted throughout a particular presentation with the reggaetón Puerto Rican hitmaker on Thursday (Aug. 24) in Miami, Florida. “When I received the news, I could not believe this was happening to me!,” Cordero advised Billboard Español. “I feel very fortunate to have been selected for the Nicky Jam Scholarship and very happy at the same time to see that all my hard work is yielding results.”

The four-year scholarship holds a most worth of $200,000 and it’ll permit Cordero to pursue a bachelor’s diploma at Berklee Faculty of Music in Boston beginning this fall.

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