Billboard announced the headliners for the biggest Latin music industry gathering. The Billboard Latin Music Week will take place on September 20-24.
Daddy Yankee, Karol G, and Nicky Jam Will Headline the Event
The event, presented by Samsung in partnership with Amazon Music and Bacardi; will feature reggaeton superstars Daddy Yankee, Karol G, and Nicky Jam as headliners.
The Billboard Latin Music Week will take place from September 20 to 24 at the Faena Forum in Miami, Florida. The event is making its mark as the longest-running and biggest Latin music industry gathering in the world. It runs under the slogan “The Beat of Latin Music.”
The four-day event unites the top Latin hitmakers, influencers, and industry leaders. It will feature live performances and conversations with superstars from an interesting array of Latin cultures.
Most of the performers are from either Mexico or Puerto Rico. Similarly, another third of the musical stars are a blend of Argentians, a Brazilian, Columbians, a Cuban and a Venezualan.
The largest genre percentage goes to Urbana/Hip-Hop Rap artists. Lots of heavy hitters in the Urbano category such as: Anitta, Elena Rose, Esteman, Myke Towers, Natanael Cano, Nathy Peluso, Nicki Nicole, Nicky Jam, Rauw Alejandro, Raymix, Tainy, Tini, Tostao, and Yotuel Romero. The La Familia label will be representing with Chris Jedi, Gaby Music and Lunay.
The more traditional Latin pop artists featured are Carin León, Erika Vidrio, Goyo, Jhonny Caz, Kany García and Los Dos Carnales. The one rocker will be Columbian, Esteman.
Representatives of Billboard Speak About Latin Music Week
Julian Holguin, President of Billboard, shared his excitement to bring the event back this year. “We are thrilled to safely bring fans together and the biggest names in Latin music; for an unforgettable live celebration in Miami. In partnership with Samsung, Amazon Music and Bacardi, we plan to create interactive experiences and events. This will allow fans to immerse themselves in the music that shaped Latin culture. Also, carried us through a particularly trying year.”
Leila Cobo, Latin Industry Lead of Billboard, shared, “This past year has also been incredibly productive for Latin creators. We are thrilled to once again host the very top artists and executives in Latin music; in a series of insightful and fascinating conversations that are truly one of a kind and once in a lifetime.”
Registration to attend the event is open now. For more information, visit BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com.