From career milestones and new song releases to major announcements, Billboard’s editors cover the latest in Latin music news every week. Here’s what happened in the world of Latin music this week.
Ryan Castro’s Fashion Adventure
Ryan Castro has stepped into the world of fashion, officially unveiling his first clothing line this week. is inspired by the streetwear of Barrios, Colombia, with t-shirts, jogger sets, hoodies, accessories, sneakers and more. The Colombian artist, who has collaborated with artists such as J Balvin and Feid, premiered her clothing line at an exclusive concert in Medellín.
willie chirino way
To celebrate his 50th anniversary in music, New York City in western New Jersey honored Willie Chirino on Thursday (December 15) by naming a street after the Cuban salsa star. Celebrities such as his Paquito D’Rivera, singer of hits such as “Medias Negras” and “Pobre Diabla,” along with Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez, Willie at the corner of 54th Street and Boulevard His Chileno His Way unveiled its blue sign. east. “Thank you to all who were involved in this wonderful recognition in a prime location. In western New York, our Apostle Jose Marti Memorial and La Brigade commemorate his 2506 combatants. It’s next to another monument that honors it.. Chirino is also on sale this week i will continuehis first studio album in over a decade.
thunder on live with billboard latin
in a new episode of live with billboard latin In this week’s (and final) Instagram Live, Argentinian rapper Toreno talks all about the FIFA World Cup and looks back on an eventful 2022. The artist first spoke about the importance of Argentina potentially winning his third World Cup. How the national team and his ‘Argentina’ assisted by Nasi Perso became an anthem during the month-long tournament. Talking about a successful year that included sold-out shows, first-time Latin Grammy nominations, and promising even more new music and exciting collaborations in 2023. Watch the full conversation below.
Bad Bunny’s Spotify streak
It goes without saying that Bad Bunny is currently one of the top artists in the world. With over 18 billion plays on her streams in 2022, the Puerto Rican act has become her Spotify’s most-streamed artist for the third year in a row. Bunny makes history as the first artist to achieve that feat. To celebrate his “three-peat,” Spotify gifted Bunny with his three-championship style ring designed by Jason of Beverly Hills. Ring was inspired by several of his albums. last world tourWhen summer without you At the ring ceremony in Mexico, Jeremy Ehrlich, Spotify’s global head of music content, said, “It’s an epic show in a career-defining year.
Lucky Mariah Carey fan
Mariah Carey is making a lot of fans happy this Christmas. Among them is her loyal “Lambilly” from Uruguay. This week, a fan named Mai chronicled her journey to see Carey live on Twitter. “Today I am traveling from my country, which is her 8.598 km (5.342,55 miles) away from New York, just to meet my idol @MariahCarey,” she said on Monday (December 12). writing. “I remember five years ago when I started saving for this day. I hoped and hoped that this day would come. Love you!” Not only did the pop singer notice her tweet, but she also upgraded the woman to the front row for Tuesday night’s (December 13) “Merry Christmas to All” show at Madison Square Garden.