FC Barcelona, Carlos Vives, and the IDB come together to harness the power of culture and sports for development
In an event held today at the Inter-American Development Bank headquarters, 2 time Grammy-winning and 9 time Latin Grammy winning music star Carlos Vives, Luis Suarez and Marc Bartra from FC Barcelona’s starting lines, Football Club Barcelona First Vice President Jordi Cardoner i Casaus, and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno discussed how sports and culture can be used from a development perspective to improve the lives of children and youth in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fans of great music and Latin culture, food and art have been lining up to buy tickets to L Festival – Feria Cultural Latinoamericana on October 24 and 25 at the OC Fair & Event Center. Early bird tickets are now sold out but there’s still a chance to purchase regularly priced tickets which go on sale today. The event is a first in a lifetime opportunity to see international star Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon and Julion Alvarez and more than 20 other artists perform on the multiple stages at the two day celebration. All of the artists will perform full concert sets, making it the first time ever that so many Latin stars have performed full shows at one event. Additional talent will be announced next month.
Redfoo’s “New Thang” is spontaneously exploding worldwide, chalking up over 90 million YouTube views, half of which came in the last few weeks alone. The video is averaging over 1 million YouTube views daily. The track peaked at #2 on iTunes in Australia, has received over 11 million Spotify streams, and is a top 10 Shazamed song in a dozen countries and #17 worldwide. It’s catching on like a wildfire without any promotion whatsoever. “New Thang” ships to radio this week.
Tickets go on sale today for L Festival – Feria Cultural Latinoamericana taking place on October 24 and 25 at the OC Fair & Event Center. International superstar Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel La Arrolladora Banda El Limon and Julion Alvarez are the first superstars announced of the 25 artists set to perform on the multiple stages at the event. All of the artists will perform full concert sets, making it the first time that so many Latin stars have performed full shows at one event.
Los Boletos para el L Festival – Feria Cultural Latinoamericana, el cual tomará lugar el 24 y 25 de octubre del 2015 en el OC Fair & Event Center. Superestrella internacional Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón y Julión Álvarez son las primeras estrellas globales anunciadas que forman parte de los 25 artistas que se presentarán en los múltiples escenarios del evento. Todos los artistas entregarán repertorios completos dignos de un concierto, marcando la primera vez que esto pasa en un evento con tal cantidad de presentaciones.
UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN ENTERTAINMENT (UMLE), the world’s leading Latin music label, has announced that it will launch L Festival – Feria Cultural Latinoamericana on October 24 and 25 of 2015 at the OC Fair & Event Center. The first of its kind, L Festival will celebrate the best of Latin America’s art, cuisine and music. International star Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon and Julion Alvarez are the first superstars announced to headline the four main stages at the event.
Universal Music Latin Entertainment Crea El Primer Festival De Cultura Latina En Los Estado Unidos – Universal Music Latin Entertainment Creates First U.S. Latin Cultural Festiva
UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN ENTERTAINMENT (UMLE), el sello discográfico líder de la música Latina, anuncia que llevará a cabo L Festival-Feria Cultural Latinoamericana el 24 y 25 de Octubre del 2015 en el OC Fair & Event Center. Como primer evento de su tipo, L Festival celebra lo mejor del arte, gastronomía y música de Latinoamérica. La estrella internacional Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón y Julión Álvarez, son los primeros actos de talla mundial anunciados para encabezar los cuatro escenarios principales del evento.
As the exciting lead up to a new album due out later this year, superstar DJ/producer Avicii is releasing a remix package for “Waiting For Love,” available today on PRMD Music/Island Records. “Waiting For Love” the remixes will include five official remixes and an acoustic version of the song (see track listing and SoundCloud links below).
Después de un exitoso estreno de día de Año Nuevo en México y su participación en festivales de cine al rededor del mundo, la aclamada película biográfica GLORIA, basada en la vida de Gloria Trevi, será lanzada por Picturehouse el próximo viernes 17 de julio exclusivamente en McAllen, Texas y posteriormente en Los Ángeles el viernes 7 de agosto.
The official video stars Sten Elfström and Ingrid Wallin and was directed by Sebastian Ringler. “Waiting for Love,” released globally on PRMD Music/Island Records, was written and produced by Avicii, Salem Al Fakir, Vincent Pontare and Simon Aldred and features the powerful vocals of UK-based artist Cherry Ghost, aka Simon Aldred. “Waiting for Love” is from Avicii’s forthcoming album Stories, due out later this year.
Check out Redfoo in Funny or Die’s hilarious Bernie Sanders parody! Don’t forget to vote “Funny!”
Sesac Latina Music Awards 2015 Recognizes The Best Of Contemporary Music At The Historic Beverly Hills Hotel
Tonight was a fabulous evening for Latin music at the star-studded SESAC Latina Music Awards annual gala. The boutique performing rights organization, celebrated the achievements of its members, songwriters, publishers and affiliates at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel. SESAC’s Senior Vice President Trevor Gale, opened the evening with a welcome speech and Awards were presented by J. J. Cheng, Vice President of SESAC Latina, and Celeste Zendejas, Director.
The official video for Swedish DJ duo Cazzette’s new song “Together” is out today. Directed by AtNight Studios, the aesthetic music video features Swedish soccer brothers, The SkillTwins, showing off their incredible talents and technique. “The SkillTwins perfectly fit the vision we had in mind for the video and AtNight Studios did an amazing job bringing it to life. We went in a more artistic direction with this video and really love how it turned out!” – Cazzette
SESAC Latina’s annual celebration honoring the enormous successes and creative talent of its songwriters, publishers and affiliates is shaping into one of the most exciting nights in music when superstars Fonseca, Nicky Jam & Noel Torres perform at the SESAC Latina Music Awards 2015, Wednesday, June 17th, at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. Fonseca, will also receive the prestigious SESAC Latina Contemporary Icon Award, the first of its kind given by the organization. The evening’s celebration will be hosted by SESAC Latina’s Vice President J. J. Cheng and SESAC’s Senior Vice President Trevor Gale.
New Album By Jessy J My One And Only One Debuts On The Top 5 Of the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart
Smooth Jazz superstar, saxophonist and composer Jessy J continues to break barriers with her new album My One and Only Onedebuting on the Top 5 of Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Chart upon its release. Her newest collection of masterful compositions and interpretations perfectly blends genres from around the world in a mixture that proudly continues to advance the level of an instrument and a genre that already has predecessors considered amongst the best musicians in all of history.