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JULIÓN ÁLVAREZ Y SU NORTEÑO BANDA KICK OFF SECOND LEG OF THEIR U.S. MIS ÍDOLOS…HOY MIS AMIGOS TOUR

Superstar Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda kick off the second leg of their acclaimed Mis Ídolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour on November 11 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, AZ and at the Honda Center in Anaheim CA, on November 13. The tour will conclude with shows in San Antonio, TX (11/18), Fresno (11/20) and El Paso (11/23). Please see below for dates. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com

THE “2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®” NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, announced today the “2016 American Music Awards” nominees with recording artists Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten revealing six categories of nominees live on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time exclusively via Snapchat (TheAMAs). ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 17 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously announced categories. (See the full list of nominees below). The “2016 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

EMERGING POP SINGER ASTON RELEASES HER DEBUT SINGLE “CIRCLES”

Today, singer/songwriter/activist ASTON released her debut single “Circles.” The addictive electro-pop jam is off of her self-titled EP produced by David Huff, which is slated for an October release. Bullied in school for her pansexuality and overt sexuality, Aston left her hometown of Houston, TX, to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a superstar. Those experiences are captured in the rhythms of her music, which express her freewheeling views of sexual liberation.

WATCH: DVLM (No. 1 DJs) Release ‘Stay A While’ Music Video Directed by Oliver Millar (A$AP Rocky’s L$D)

Following a successful summer headlining major festivals across the globe, including their resident festival Tomorrowland in Belgium, the brothers have released the official music video for ‘Stay A While’, directed by Oliver Millar, known for A$AP Rocky’s L$D. Big name supporters David Guetta, Afrojack, Yves V and The Chainsmokers have all had the song on heavy rotation in their sets. Watch the official music video for ‘Stay A While’ HERE.

Henry Cardenas, 30 year Associate of Juan Gabriel and President & CEO of Cardenas Marketing Network Makes Statement

“It is with great sadness that we learned early yesterday of the passing of our friend, colleague and creative partner, the great Juan Gabriel. For more than three decades it has been our privilege to produce the onstage creative vision of one of the most extraordinary talents the world has ever seen. Everything Juan Gabriel did, he did from his heart. He was a man of compassion and generosity in his music, in his charitable works and also in his live performances, where he felt compelled to give back to his audiences for the love they had shown him. He was also a loving father and grandfather and we hope fans and media will grant his family time to grieve in private,” Henry Cardenas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardenas Marketing Network, Inc.

COMPASS (MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND + TOY SELECTAH) FEAT. GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL, NINA SKY, KOOL A.D. & 90 OTHER ARTISTS OUT TODAY!

Mexican Institute of Sound’s Camilo Lara and Mad Decent’s Toy Selectah have released COMPASS, their highly anticipated project featuring collaborations with 90 acclaimed artists from across the globe including Nina Sky, Gael García Bernal, Eric Bobo (Cypress Hill), Toots Hibbert and many more. COMPASS is now charted on CMJ, and was the No. 1 most added at CMJ New World. The album was recorded in 4 Red Bull Studios around the world and a five-episode web series called “Red Bull Studios presents: Compass” is out now.

Juan Gabriel “MéXXIco Es Todo 2016” 22-City Tour Kicks Off With a Sold Out Show in San Diego

Fans of Juan Gabriel were on their feet for the entire 2+ hour show Friday night at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego for sold out kick-off performance to his 22 city MéXXIco Es Todo 2016 Tour. There were more than 80 people on stage during the course of the night for Juanga’s spectacular production.

Red Bull Studios pres. Compass: New web series feat. Gael García Bernal, Nina Sky and more – Episode One Out Today!

Toy Selectah and Camilo Lara are known by your music background with a collection of different projects and initiatives through a prolific career. This time, both are joining forces to release COMPASS, a super collaborative project, with approximately 90 contributions from different artists around the world.

JULIÓN ÁLVAREZ Y SU NORTEÑO BANDA’S MIS ÍDOLOS…HOY MIS AMIGOS TOUR POSTPONES SAN ANTONIO AND EL PASO SHOWS UNTIL NOVEMBER

Producers of the Julion Alvarez tour CMN Events (Cardenas Marketing Network), Viva Entertainment, Live Nation and Latino Events have announced that they are postponing two of his August shows until November, due to logistical and production issues as follows: 8/19 San Antonio Freeman Coliseum is rescheduled to November 18 and the 8/20 El Paso show at the Coliseum is rescheduled to November 23 (8/21 at the Tucson Arena is also rescheduled, date TBD). Tickets already purchased for El Paso and San Antonio are good for the new dates.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Offer Fans a ‘Summer Of Madness’ in Ibiza with Flights & Unreleased Tracks!

Since last summer, Belgian brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have seen a career trajectory that has to-date surpassed all of their previous years. Notable achievements include claiming the #1 in the Billboard Dance Chart with their Ne-Yo collaboration ‘Higher Place’, being voted best ‘Best Global DJ’s’ at the EMPO TV Awards in Latin America, selling out 3 arena shows at the Antwerpen Sportpaleis for their 60,000 people homecoming show, as well as being voted World #1 DJ’s in the 2015 edition of the Top 100 DJs Poll. It’s fair to say that the past 12 months since the duo were last on the island with their House of Madness extravaganza has been nothing short of meteoric.

Juan Gabriel “MéXXIco Es Todo 2016” 22-City Tour Kicks Off August 19

Fans of Juan Gabriel, whose success and creativity continues to soar four decades after his start, are scooping up tickets to his brand new production “MéXXIco Es Todo 2016 Tour” which kicks off Friday, August 19, in San Diego at the Valley View Casino Center. Juan Gabriel will bring his spectacular production to 22 prestigious venues and will perform in Utah and North Carolina for the first time. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com (unless noted otherwise below) and many markets are close to selling out.

Redfoo’s Songs Featured in 12 Movies That Have Grossed over ONE BILLION DOLLARS

Grammy-nominated recording artist and King of Party Rock Redfoo, has had tracks featured in 12 movies since 2012 that have together grossed over one billion dollars. His wild 50s rock/EDM infused Juicy Wiggle, which has racked up over 37.4 million YouTube views, can be heard in the official trailer for “Kevin Hart: What Now?” which is slated for an October 2016 release. Rolling Stone gave “Juicy Wiggle” a 4.5/5 stars and exclaims, “This is how the hop would have sounded if your grandma knew about Jell-O shots.”

LISTEN: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike debut Diplo Collab at Tomorrowland

No. 1 DJ’s in the world (DJ Mag), Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike debuted their highly anticipated Diplo collaboration during their set at Tomorrowland.

Toy Selectah and Camilo Lara Release “Crazy Conscious” Feat. Toots (& The Maytals) Hibbert

Toy Selectah y Camilo Lara, creador de Mexican Institute of Sound, embarcaron en un viaje místico para probar que sólo existe una única pista de baile en todo el mundo a través de su álbum COMPASS, que será lanzado este próximo 26 de agosto, de la mano de Six Degrees Records. El primer sencillo y instant grat track del álbum es “Crazy Conscious,” que cuenta con la colaboración de Toots (& the Maytals) Hibbert y que fue grabado en Kingston, Jamaica, y lanzado en exclusiva hoy en Billboard. PUEDES VERLO AQUÍ

JULIÓN ÁLVAREZ Y SU NORTEÑO BANDA’S HEADS TO ATLANTA (7/29) & NEW YORK (7/30) AFTER SELLING OUT IN CHICAGO & DALLAS OVER THE WEEKEND

Superstar Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda played sold out shows over the weekend at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas and the Allstate Arena in Chicago and is now taking the Mis Ídolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour to Atlanta (7/29) and New York (7/30) this coming weekend. With special guests Pancho Barraza and El Coyote, the show is one of the hottest tours of the summer.