Latin Music Dominates the American Grammy’s

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Latino artists are finally getting recognized and paving the way for future generations to come. This year the smashing hit “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber is nominated for Song of the Year. The track made music history and dominated the music charts for several weeks.

Another Latina who is also making music headlines is “Cardi B” her song “Bodak Yellow” skyrocketed to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This year she is also nominated for Best Female Rap Artist.

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We are happy that the Recording Academy is finally recognizing the hard work of these talented Latino artists. Congratulations to all the nominees this year and let’s keep our fingers crossed for our favorite artists to win.

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Carlos Vives Breaks Another Record

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In just a few hours of releasing the new music video, “Al Filo de Tu Amor,” Carlos Vives reached the number one spot in the popular video site YouTube in Colombia. In the United States the video came out in the seventh position. This production was released last Friday, and in a short period of time the video started trending on social media. The popular artist decided to film his latest production in New York City with the beautiful Colombian model, Ariadna Gutiérrez. Felipe Montoya from Mestiza Films produced the video.

The last song Carlos Vives released titled, “La Bicicleta,” featuring Shakira, was a huge success. There is not doubt that this new single will also become another big hit for the Colombian artist. Later this year, Vives will begin his tour, which will visit several cities in the United States.

For the time being, we leave you with his latest video, “Al Filo de Tu Amor,” so you can enjoy.

Jay-Z y Romeo Santos lanzan Roc Nation Latino

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Hace pocos días, la empresa de Jay-Z anuncio la división latina y el director general será el “Rey de la Bachata” Romeo Santos. De esta manara, Roc Nation será una nueva división de entretenimiento. La empresa también desarrollará nuevos talentos y campañas con varias empresas para expenderse en los mercados nacionales e internacionales. En esta nueva etapa Santos no estara solo pues, su manager Johnny Marines también ha sido nombrado como Presidente de Roc Nation Latino.

Además, en un comunicado de prensa distribuido a todos los medios de comunicación Jay-z expreso que, “Romeo ha tenido un tremendo éxito como compositor y productor. Ese es un gran paso para Roc Nation. Reconocemos que hay un enorme mercado latino que forma parte de la cultura global. Estamos orgullosos y listos para entrar en una verdadera asociación con un individuo que vive íntimamente y esta orgulloso de sus raíces”. Romeo Santos también se une a Roc Nation Latino como artista exclusivo de la empresa. Roc Nation Latino estará a cargo de sus campañas publicitarias y de sus giras.

 

Felicitamos a Jay-Z y Romeo Santos por esta nueva colaboración y que sigan cosechando muchos éxitos más. En hora buena, la música latina esta expandiéndose y obteniendo el reconocimiento que debería tener.

 

Which Labor day Music Festival did you Attend this Weekend?

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Festival Season has officially began with summer  right around the corner. Memorial day weekend kick off with some of the best music festivals. Music fans from all over the world raved in three different festivals. The first festival was Mystery Land that took place on May 23-25 outside of New York City. The festival featured DJ’s like:  Kaskade, Steve Aoki, Moby, Flosstradamus, Dillon Francis along with many more artist. The company that put together this festival was Bethel Woods and produced by a Dutch company. The second festival was the highly anticipated  Electric Daisy Festival that took place at the Metlife Stadium with only 50,000 music fans. The line up of DJ’s that took the stage in the two day festival was: Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Krewella and many more. Electric Daisy started off on the right foot to get us ready for EDC Las Vegas in less than a month away. The festival was produced by the Insoniac events company which had music fans crazy with multiple stages, full-scale carnival rides and attractions, dozens of roaming theatrical performers, and a amazing pyrotechnic display. At the end of the festival music fans left happy, but sad since all good things always come to an end. Last but not least the Sunset Music Festival also took place in Tampa, FL this past weekend. The best dance grammy winner Zedd ruled this festival. Other DJ’s that were also there were: Benny Benassi, Cash Cash, Paul Van Dyk and many more. It was definitely a memorial day weekend to remember with so many music festival the party never seem to stop. Music fans did not wanted the memorial day weekend to be over. The good thing is that the party does not stop here this is only the beginning a lot more music festivals are yet to come.