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Camila Cabello × Myke Towers × Tainy – Oh Na Na

Off the heels of her latest release, “Don’t Go Yet,” three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum, and chart-topping singer/songwriter Camila Cabello partners up with platinum selling superstar Myke Towers and critically acclaimed top Producer/Artist Tainy on her new song, “Oh Na Na,” a high energy bilingual song that mixes English and Spanish. Listen to the collaboration HERE! The song was written by Tainy, Camila Cabello, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Savan Kotecha, Alejandro Borrero, Ivanni Rodríguez, Myke Towers and Rickard Goranssonand was produced by Tainy/ NEON16. 

About Camila Cabello

Multi Grammy nominated Cuban born singer/songwriter Camila Cabello (Epic Records) released her debut solo album, CAMILA in January 2018 to rave reviews. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart at the same time as her single “Havana” Reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Camila the first solo artist in nearly 15 years to reach the #1 spot on the Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Artist 100 charts in the same week. Camila also became the #1 artist on global Spotify. She took home awards for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for said hit at the 2018 Video Music Awards. At the end of 2018, Camila was nominated for two Grammys for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards including “Best Pop Vocal Album” for her album, CAMILA, and “Best Pop Solo Performance” for “Havana” (Live). Beginning her official solo career after four years in Fifth Harmony, Camila released her RIAA 9x platinum smash hit “Havana,” in August 2017 where it obtained the #1 spot on the pop radio chart, marking her second top 40 #1 as a solo artist. “Havana” became the most streamed song of all time by a female artist and was the number one song of 2018 globally. Her triple-platinum single “Never Be The Same,” was released in January 2018 and peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Camila became the first artist in history to have two multi-format number one singles as the first two singles from their debut album.  Camila had previously earned a chart-topping smash with her double platinum-certified hit “Bad Things” with MGK which generated over 400 million on-demand streams. 

Camila released the global smash single “Señorita,” with Shawn Mendes in June 2019, it debuted at #1 on iTunes worldwide and broke Spotify’s record for the biggest debut from a male/female duet in its history. “Señorita” was the most streamed song of any song released globally on Spotify in 2019 and was nominated in the category of “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. In December 2019, Camila released her sophomore studio album, ROMANCE, which is certified platinum. At the 62nd Grammy Awards, Camila gave a stunning performance of her track, “First Man,” where she sang directly to her father in the crowd. Camila is the first female artist since Adele to triple up atop Billboard’s Hot 100, Billboard 200 & Artist 100 charts. Maintaining her momentum, “My Oh My” reached #1 at Pop Radio in 2020, becoming her 5th total number one as a solo artist following the success of “Señorita” the prior year. Camila is also an ambassador for Save the Children. In August of 2021, Camila released her new single “Don’t Go Yet” from her highly anticipated upcoming album, Familia. In September 2021, she made her acting debut starring in CINDERELLA. The film is directed by Kay Cannon and produced by James Corden and Leo Pearlman. 

 

In 2020, Camila, along with Movement Voter Fund, launched the Healing Justice Project, which provides direct grant funding for culturally relevant mental health and wellness resources to youth activists and grassroots organizations working at the intersection of racial and economic justice, electoral organizing and other movements that work towards bettering and moving this country forward. 

About Tainy

Leading a new wave of Latin music and culture for over a decade, famed producer and artist Tainy is the mastermind behind some of music’s most iconic hits. A four-time GRAMMY© nominee, three-time Latin GRAMMY©, and multiple BMI Award Winner, Tainy has been churning out career-defining hits for artists as well as his own, including Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Rosalia, Lauren Jauregui, Zion & Lennox, Anuel, Ozuna, Don Omar, Wisin & Yandel, Kali Uchis, Rauw Alejandro, Jhay Cortez and more. In 2019, Tainy made his artist debut reaching the top charts with hit singles: “I Can’t Get Enough,” ”Adicto,” ”Callaita,” #1 Latin Pop and Airplay single “Agua” and GRAMMY® nominated “Un Dia (One Day).” In 2021, Tainy continued pushing the culture forward on a global scale executive producing, Selena Gomez’ first full Spanish language body of work “Revelacion,” “Sunbathe” alongside Miguel, and Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez’ “Dakiti,” which went No. 1 globally. In addition, Tainy continues to break records as the only producer to ever sit at the #1 spot on the Billboard charts for 102 weeks.  His latest two hit releases pack massive star power; “Summer Of Love” with Shawn Mendes and “Lo Siento BB:/” featuring Bad Bunny and Julieta Venegas.  

About Myke Towers

With Latin music’s global notoriety and top of charts take over, critically acclaimed lyricist and  multiple Latin GRAMMY®-nominated rapper-songwriter Myke Towers is one of today’s hottest and most sought after artists. The Puerto Rican native is one of Spotify’s top ten most streamed Latin artists and has accrued over 2.3 BILLION  streams. Sitting on 41 charting tracks this year, Myke is one of the most in-demand rappers in the movement. Earlier this year, Myke signed and his label Whiteworld Music signed a GLOBAL distribution deal with Warner Records  and Warner Latina. His Last album, LYKE MYKE, released in March of this year has been highly praised and deemed within best albums of 2021 by Billboard, Spin, Rolling Stone, Complex and more. This followed his 2020 critically acclaimed sophomore album Easy Money Baby, which debuted at number 1 and has garnered over a billion streams combined alongside being certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA. Certifications also include “La Playa” (5x Platinum), “Diosa” (3x Platinum), “La Playa Remix” (1x Platinum), “Si Se Da” (10x Platinum), “Si Se Da Remix” (7x Platinum) and “Girl” (4x Platinum). His next album, MICHAEL, is slated for release in January, 2022.

Sky Rompiendo Nominated for Latin Grammys

SKY ROMPIENDO RECEIVES 2 NOMINATIONS FOR THE LATIN GRAMMYS INCLUDING SONG OF THE YEAR

Today, The Latin Recording Academy has announced the nominees for the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs recognizing Sky Rompiendo with two nominations for Best Urban Song and Song Of The Year for “Agua” by Tainy and J Balvin.

The Best Urban Song and Song Of The Year awards go to the songwriters, which in the case of “Agua” were J Balvin, Alejandro Borrero, Jhay Cortez, Kevyn Mauricio Cruz Moreno, Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, Alejandro Ramírez (Sky Rompiendo), Ivanni Rodríguez, Blaise Smith, Tainy, and Juan Camilo Vargas.

Sky Rompiendo is a multi-award-winning producer, songwriter, DJ, and artist. As one of the most influential producers in urban Latin music, he is responsible for creating hits for Karol G, Rosalía, Ozuna, and Rauw Alejandro to name a few, and is the mastermind behind global superstar J Balvin.

Most recently, he’s produced hits such as “Volando” and “Volando Remix” by Mora, Sech, and Bad Bunny, Ozuna’s “Tiempo,” “Que Más Pues” by J Balvin and María Becerra, “Poblado Remix” by J Balvin, Nicky Jam, and Karol G feat. Crissin, Totoy El Frio, and Natan & Shander, and “Porfa” and “Porfa Remix” by Feid, Justin Quiles, Nicky Jam, Maluma, and Sech, all of which have been hits.

Sky Rompiendo’s works span billions of streams and views across digital platforms. He is revolutionizing the sound of reggaeton with his distinct style combining Latin rhythms with hip-hop beats. He’s been nominated for 15 Latin GRAMMYs including this year’s nominations and has won six.

The 2021 Latin GRAMMYs, officially known as the 22nd Latin GRAMMY Awards will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 18, airing live on Univision beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT). Preceding the 2021 Latin GRAMMYs telecast is the Latin GRAMMY Premiere ceremony, held at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where the winners in most categories will be announced.

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Ozuna Announces Bahamas Festival

Latin Grammy winning reggaetón singer and songwriter Ozuna has announced the details for his newest travel experience, Ozuna Fest Bahamas. Following the blowout success of the upcoming sold-out Ozuna Cancun Fest, he has again partnered with leading travel experience company Pollen Presents to bring a four day getaway to Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Taking place December 2-6, 2021, Ozuna Fest Bahamas welcomes performances by some of his favorite artists plus beachside events and tropical activities, full resort accommodations, pool parties, exclusive club events, high end food & drink selections, and much more.

The event’s centerpiece will be a headlining performance from Ozuna himself. Ozuna has also curated a lineup of fan-favorite talent, collaborators, and close friends to join him at Atlantis Bahamas. This includes the world-renowned Diplo led group Major Lazer Sound System, Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Jhay Cortez, Panamanian singer Sech, Puerto Rican singer and rapper Lunay, Colombian-born DJ and radio personality Alex Sensation, Puerto Rican reggaetón and trap artist Mora, rising Argentine hip-hop artist Tiago PZK, Panamanian DJ and producer Dimelo Flow, Puerto Rican electronic DJ and performer Caleb Calloway, Argentine vocalist and dancer Emilia, rising performer DJ Adoni, Colombian singer and rapper Blessd, and a special guest to be announced.

Ozuna has rapidly ascended to become one of the world’s most electrifying Latin acts. In 2018, he took home a record-setting 11 Billboard Latin Music Awards and has also won two Latin Grammy Awards, along with having nine videos on YouTube with over a billion views. Ozuna has also proven himself as an in-demand collaborator, having worked with many of the industry’s most distinguished acts including J Balvin, Karol G, Bad Bunny, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, and several others.

The demand for this burgeoning talent became even more clear following Ozuna Cancun’s rapid sell out of 4,500 people in only 30 minutes.

Travel experiences for Ozuna Bahamas will include a four day, four night stay at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas, access to all pool parties and live performances, special beach activities, 141-acre Aquaventure water park and Rapids River access, and club nights. Monthly payment plans are available in the lead up to the event with a $99 deposit and at no additional interest. Pollen Presents also offers a COVID-19 Money Back Guarantee making the event 100% refundable if it is cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19.

More information on rooms and prices can be found on the Pollen Presents website.

About Pollen

Pollen is a leading travel company building, curating, and delivering the best experiences for members all over the world. Members enjoy these experiences together with the people they love, creating stronger relationships and unforgettable memories. Members immerse themselves in multi-day itineraries that combine live entertainment, parties, and relaxation time in more than 50 popular destinations. Members can discover and book these experiences exclusively on pollen.co and the Pollen app. Pollen has already launched bespoke mini-breaks with mega stars like J Balvin, Marshawn Lynch and Ozuna.

Artist List (A – Z)

Alex Sensation

Blessd

Caleb Calloway

Dimelo Flow

DJ Adoni

Emilia

Jhay Cortez

Lunay

Major Lazer Sound System

Mora

Ozuna

Sech

Tiago PZK

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NIO GARCIA ANNOUNCES “AM TOUR”

Puerto Rican star Nio Garcia announced today his upcoming international tour “AM Tour 2021.”

The tour will kick off in Dominican Republic on August 3, and will make its way to Nashville, TN on August 13. From there it will make stops in Boston, Mexico, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miami, Providence, Elizabeth, Puerto Rico, Long Island, Austin, Houston, Paraguay, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC, Columbus, Chicago, Tampa, Charlotte, West Palm Beach, Norwalk, Greenville and wrap up back in Dominican Republic, this time in Punta Cana.

Tickets will be on sale on Thursday, August 5 HERE.

Nio Garcia has been having an exceptional year, cementing his popularity in the Latin urban scene. He started 2021 by dropping his hit “AM,” which has garnered 150 million views on YouTube, catching the attention of J Balvin and Bad Bunny, who jumped on the remix of the song, which now has almost 130 million views in a month of its release.

AM Remix” had the biggest debut of a Spanish remix in Spotify’s history and has reached 100 million streams on the platform, and reached #1 in Latin Digital Songs Sales, #7 in the Global chart, #10 in Global 200, #4 in Hot Latin Songs and #2 in Latin Streaming Songs.

More recently, Nio joined Natti Natasha and Brray in the new song “Philliecito” which has already gotten almost 7 million views in a little over a week of its release, and is trending at #1 in Puerto Rico. Nio also celebrated the first anniversary of his album “Now or Never” which has over 1.65B streams and is 8 times certified platinum.

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Ebhoni – Good Dick and Weed Mixtape

TORONTO BAD GYAL EBHONI ANNOUNCES GOOD DICK & WEED MIXTAPE + RELEASES NEW SINGLE ROTATION

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Toronto’s rising R&B star Ebhoni announces her upcoming mixtape Good Dick & Weed set to be released on July 23rd. The announcement comes with the release of her latest single, Rotation. Over a woozy instrumental produced by FORTHENIGHT (Bad Bunny, Don Toliver), Rotation offers a confident ode to taking control of your love life and keeping your romantic options open. Listen HERE.

Rotation is built around a low-lit trap beat and dizzy synths, a roomy production that leaves space for Ebhoni’s magnetic personality. From the opening moments, she makes a case for putting herself first, leaving lovers waiting by the phone, Make ‘em get a little impatient, she coos. Whatever’s happenin’ have ‘em waiting. Throughout the cut, she leans into that mindset, prioritizing stacking cash and traveling the world over carnal pleasures. Showing off her easy charisma, Rotation feels like a new peak in a growing catalog full of mellow R&B hits. The new song arrives amid a hot streak for the singer/songwriter. In May, Ebhoni released the unfiltered, melancholic Rep It, the first song from Good Dick & Weed. That followed February’s X EP, which garnered considerable critical acclaim.

Praised for her powerhouse talent, Office Magazine predicts Ebhoni is on a fast track to worldwide recognition. Earlier this year, Ebhoni released her EP X, to critical reception from press and rare groove enthusiasts. In addition to Pitchfork praising Ebhoni for reclaiming the Toronto R&B crown for women. HotNewHipHop wrote, Ebhoni has been one artist to keep an eye out for in the 6ix, it’s no wonder FLAUNT crowned her Our favorite new R&B artist. Tracks like Rotation only bolster the rep she’s built as one of R&B’s most magnetic young stars, and with Good Dick & Weed on the way, her growing fandom will surely only continue to expand.

Good Dick & Weed, the evocative new mixtape is a product of nighttime, connecting the dots and piecing together information from strings of late night texts, voice notes from the calls you choose not to pick up, as well as poignant diary vignettes curled up in the sink from the washroom of the Atlanta apartment she currently resides. where the low-key 21-year-old feels her most authentic self. It’s also a matter-of-fact acknowledgement of growing up on Weston Road in Toronto where her father sold drugs, waking up to ringing doorbells early in the morning, seeing notes left on her mother’s car and playing outside of housing complexes while her father was inside doing deals.

Putting up walls for her own self-protection, she’s only now beginning to draw from the power that comes from her own vulnerability. I really have been through so much, and it’s important to show that to help others who might not have that platform. Good Dick & Weed draws from this agency, a declaration of assured frankness that shows the choices you make don’t have to be perfect as long as you believe in them. Looking towards the future, Ebhoni sees this mixtape as indicative of just one pivotal moment and is glad to have captured it in its rawest essence: no matter how times change, the feelings were always real. If you know you know.

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LUNAY – LE GUSTA QUE LA VEAN

Lunay Will Release Eagerly Awaited New Single “Le Gusta Que La Vean” This Friday, April 30

The Track Is The First Advance Single From The Fast-Rising & Award-Winning Young Puerto Rican Star’s Special El Niño Project Coming In May

Tonight, April 27, Lunay Can Also Be Seen Performing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, As He Joins Collaborator Nicki Nicole On Their Recently Released Duet “No Toque Mi Naik”

This Friday, April 30, will see Puerto Rico’s leading next generation Reggaeton star Lunay release his new song and video “Le Gusta Que La Vean” (‘She likes to be seen’). “Le Gusta Que La Ven” represents the first advance single from Lunay’s eagerly awaited and expansive El Niño project. El Niño will be the first major release this May from Chris Jedi & Gaby Music’s newly formed independent label: La Familia Records.  The El Niño project also represents Lunay’s follow-up to his #1 charting, 14-track 2019 debut album “Epico”- which delivered two #1 Latin Airplay singles, and over a billion YouTube views while Lunay quickly garnered nearly a dozen significant best new artist and genre awards including the Latin AMA’s “New Artist Of The Year” recognition.

Stay tuned for more detail on “Le Gusta Que La Ven” and El Niño on Friday, but also make sure to tune-in to this evening’s broadcast of TheTonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as Lunay will join Nicki Nicole in a medley performance including their recent collaborative hit single “No Toque Mi Naik,” which has collected over 25 million streams in just the last month.

LUNAY Will Release His Highly Anticipated Second Album “EL NIÑO” This Friday, May 21st

With An Uplifting Celebration Of Youth Before He Turns 21, Reggaeton’s Leading Next Generation Star Delivers The Eagerly Awaited Follow-Up To His #1 Charting Smash Debut “Epico” And The First Album Release From Super Producer Team Chris Jedi and Gaby Music’s New Independent Label “LA FAMILA”

New Single & Video “VUDU” ft. Chencho Corleone Also Arrives Friday

Lunay is Urbano’s Next Superstar! …when a new artist does manage to cut through the fray, we really should pay attention, [and LUNAY is] one of the freshest upcoming stars in the game. [he] is on a rapid ascent… and Épico [was] a 14-track wonder of reggaeton, dancehall and trap influences that mark a young artist who is already well on his way to mainstay status.”- Remezcla

Latin music’s leading next generation Reggaeton star, and a “Billboard 21 under 21” selection, Lunay will release his eagerly awaited second album “El Niño” this Friday, May 21st. A creative representation of the life he is living now before his 21st birthday later this year, the album is the follow-up to Lunay’s 2019 #1 charting, debut album “Epico”- which delivered two #1 Latin Airplay singles, and over a Billion YouTube views while propelling him to garner nearly a dozen significant best new artist and genre awards, including the Latin AMA’s “New Artist Of The Year” recognition.  Including collaborations with Chencho Corleone, Anitta, Bryant Meyers, Zion, Chanell and Juliito, “El Niño” is also the very first album release from La Familia Records – the recently launched independent label of Lunay’s super producer duo of Chris Jedi and Gaby music.

Following the April release of advance single & video “Le Gusta Que La Vean” (‘She likes to be seen’), this Friday’s album release will also be accompanied by a video debut of “VUDU” ft. Chencho Corleone as the collections new single (see full track list below on Back cover album art).

“I wanted to make an album before I was 21 to reflect everything that I am right now – what I’m living and what I’ve learned so far – making fun songs for the streets and the clubs, while still being El Niño inside and outside the studio. I’m thrilled with the creative collaborations on the album, as they are all people I really admire, and I am eternally grateful to be able to be part of La Familia with incredible support from two of the most important producers in the world in Chris & Gaby.” –Lunay

ABOUT LUNAY

While a large number of new Latin music artists are looking to continue the surge in global success of Reggaeton, Latin Trap and other Rhythmic music styles in Spanish, it has become clearly evident that Puerto Rico’s dynamic, still only 20, musical “wunderkind” (RS), Lunay is the genre’s undisputed new generation superstar.  After bursting into the playlists and video streams of fans across the world with “Soltera” and it’s soon to follow, and widely regarded ‘Song of Summer’ remix with Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny, LUNAY’s credits were quickly boasting two #1 Latin Airplay singles, a rare #1 full album debut with the 14-track ‘ÉPICO,’ and over a Billion views quickly collected on YouTube.  With the support of super-producers Chris Jedi, Gaby Music, and their La Familia label,  Lunay’s rapid rise has already resulted in a trophy case full of  breakthrough artist award recognition including: the 2019 Latin Ama’s “New Artist Of The Year, 2019 Billboard “Artist On The Rise” Recognition, Spotify Top 3 “Breakout Artists Of Year, 2019 Apple Music “Up Next Artist” and four Premios Juventud Victories: “On The Rise Artist” & ”Remix Of The Year” (2019) And Most Recently “Breaking The Internet” &  New Generation – Male (2020). Following a few quiet months due to the Covid pandemic postponing a series of highly anticipated concert appearances, Lunay resumed his ascent to the upper reaches of the genre with features alongside Lil Mosey and Jhay Cortez, and the standout single “Relaciones” – which Rolling Stone hailed as the week’s best new Latin music track upon its release.  Lunay’s visibility continued to grow across the Fall of 2020 with a WWD cover profile spotlighting his first fashion collaboration with Pull & Bear,” a nationally broadcast Halloween concert, and selection to Billboard’s prestigious “21 under 21” list of the music industry’s top young artists.

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MAJOR LAZER × GUAYNAA – DIPLOMÀTICO

Major Lazer debut the music video for their new Spanish-language track “Diplomàtico,” featuring Latin music’s hottest rising superstar, Guaynaa–watch here. The single was released Thursday, March 4, across all digital streaming and retail platforms. In addition, the track will be featured on Music Is The Weapon (Reloaded), out March 26. The deluxe edition of the group’s latest album will feature four new tracks.

The music video, directed by Sam Sulam and filmed in Miami, FL is a comedic and cinematic masterpiece that will have fans laughing from beginning to end, the video truly captures the fun-loving personalities of Diplo, Walshy Fire, Ape Drums and of course, Guaynaa, in this hilarious story line. Filmed at the famous Gulfstream Park, the video follows the wild ride of what happens when a wealthy horse owner, portrayed by Walshy Fire, finds out that his premiere jockey, Diplo, is missing. He has no choice but to substitute his stable boy, Guaynaa to ride in the big race.

This year it’s been about exploring the different sides of myself and I’m enjoying it, creating different genres of music. This song is very different from what I have done recently. It is upbeat and fun. I think my fans are going to enjoy what Major Lazor and I crafted,” said Guaynaa.

Since exploding onto the scene with his global hit, “Rebota” in 2018, Puerto Rican artist Guaynaa has been an undeniable force in Latin music. The Latin GRAMMY nominated artist has captivated fans across the globe with his single “Se Te Nota,” alongside Lele Pons, which garnered more than 272 million views on its video. He also released a collaboration with Sebastian Yatra, “Chica Ideal,” who’s video accumulated over 134 million views. Plus, his collaboration with K-POP sensation Chung Ha on “Demente,” is the first time a K-POP star sings in Spanish. Lastly, his newest single and video “Monterrey” is available now on all streaming platforms.

It’s no secret that Major Lazer have been pioneers in bringing together the worlds of EDM and Latin music, their 2013 remix of their hit “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” featuring Daddy Yankee became a global phenomenon and over the years the trio has followed up with incredible collaborations with the biggest names in Latin music such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and many more. On Friday, March 5, several of those memorable chart-topping Spanish-language tracks were bundled together with Diplomatico, available to stream collectively on Spotify.

Music Is The Weapon was released in October to critical acclaim. Coming five years after Peace Is The Mission and countless world tours, the album highlights the group’s thoroughly global approach. Music Is The Weapon includes songs in five languages and features collaborations with stars from around the globe including Nicki Minaj, J Balvin, Marcus Mumford, Khalid, Alessia Cara, Skip Marley, longtime collaborators Anitta and Busy Signal, New York-born Chilean artist Paloma Mami, Jamaican rising stars Sheensea and BEAM, Indian breakouts Nucleya and Rashmeet Kaur, and more.

Major Lazer is the global dance trio of Diplo, Walshy Fire and Ape Drums. Named for the group’s fictional figurehead, a one-armed Jamaican Zombie War commando, Major Lazer’s mission is to free the universe with music. The band has released three acclaimed albums, 2009’s Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do, 2013’s Free The Universe and 2015’s Peace Is The Mission, featuring “Lean On” with DJ Snake and MØ—one of the most successful songs of all time.

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Lunay

Breakout Artist Lunay Showcases How Latinx Music Has Lent New Vision to Fashion

‘As artists like Lunay, Bad Bunny, Rosalia, J Balvin and more continue to dominate music, here’s a look at how they’re tapping into their culture to influence their fashion.’

Read article HERE.

LUNAY is also scheduled to take part in the virtual “On The Rise Panel” during Billboard’s upcoming Latin Music Week.

“Lunay is Urbano’s Next Superstar! …when a new artist does manage to cut through the fray, we really should pay attention, [and LUNAY is] one of the freshest upcoming stars in the game. Every single he’s released thus far has been a hit… the 19-year-old from Puerto Rico is on a rapid ascent… and Épico [was] a 14-track wonder of reggaeton, dancehall and trap influences that mark a young artist who is already well on his way to mainstay status – Remezcla

“A Billboard Latin Artist On The Rise… Discovered by Latin producers Chris Jeday and Gaby Music, Lunay… Lunay has had entries on the Billboard Hot 100, Hot Latin Songs and Latin Airplay charts, [and] became a household name with his 2019 hit ‘Soltera’ and its remix featuring Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny.” – Billboard

“Watch out, because he’s on his way. Lunay has all eyes on him… The Puerto Rican regggaeton artist is following in the footsteps of those who came before him – and getting their seal of approval.” – HOLA

“[With an] Impressive legacy he’s already created at only 20, Lunay’s blossoming music career has already racked up accomplishments most artists can only dream of.” – INKED

THE LATEST NEWS ON LUNAY

Lunay has certainly be gaining a lot of attention lately, and rightfully so. “El Niño” was named “One of the best Latin Music albums of 2021.” More recently, Lunay delivered a standout performance bringing Reggaeton to the first day of Lollapalooza. Lunay shines while performing his music live. His‘s natural chemistry with Anitta in their “Todo o Nada” video was named one of Latin Music’s most uplifting moments of the week: “The highly-awaited music clip not only highlights both the Puerto Rican and Brazilian artists’ chemistry but takes fans into a video game-inspired journey as Lunay tries to save the life of his lady interest.”

In other recent news, LUNAY is spotlighted in a new profile from INKED Magazine. Furthemore, Lunay, Chris Jedi & Gaby Music Will Create a Hit In Real Time At Billboard Latin Music Week.

Billboard Has Named LUNAY’s “EL NIÑO” As “One Of The Best Latin Albums of 2021 So Far”

Latin music’s leading next generation Reggaeton star recently released his eagerly awaited second album “EL NIÑO”  – a creative representation of the life he is living now before his 21st birthday later this year.  Now, the album has already been chosen as one of the genre’s best of the year:

“Best Latin Albums of 2021 So Far: Lunay, El Niño 

With this album, released ahead of his 21st birthday, Lunay is closing a chapter of his life. The 15-song set, released under La Familia Records, Chris Jedi and Gaby Music’s independent label, kicks off with the title track, which samples Jerry Rivera’s 1993 salsa hit “Cara de Niño” and transitions into a trap banger. The set is also home to edgy perreos, solid reggaetón jams, and even some slow-tempo urban bops. Collaborations include his sultry Anitta-assisted “Todo o Nada” and the infectious “Otra No” with Bryant Myers and Zion. Other features on El Niño include Chencho Corleone, Zion, Chanell, Giovakartoons, Juliito, and Chris Jedi.” 

LUNAY Brought Reggaetón To The Opening Day Of Lollapalooza, With A Dynamic Appearance Picked As A Festival Standout By Rolling Stone, ET, The NY Post and more

LUNAY Is Profiled In The Latest Issue of INKED Magazine:

Reggaeton sensation Lunay discusses his new album, empowering women and the impressive legacy he’s already created at only 20 – Lunay’s blossoming music career has already racked up accomplishments most artists can only dream of. In under two years, the Puerto Rican heartthrob has amassed over 1.8 billion views on YouTube and collaborated with all the heavy-hitters in reggaeton music, including pioneer Daddy Yankee. And the self-proclaimed El Niño, or “kid,” of the genre is only getting started.” (Read More)

LUNAY’s Latest Single Gives Fans The Ability To Utilize Face-Swapping Technology To Immerse Themselves Into The Video Game Theme, Alongside The Two Stars

ABOUT LUNAY

While a large number of new Latin music artists are looking to continue the surge in global success of Reggaeton, Latin Trap and other Rhythmic music styles in Spanish, it has become clearly evident that Puerto Rico’s dynamic, still only 19, musical “wunderkind” (RS), LUNAY is the genre’s undisputed new generation superstar. After bursting into the playlists and video streams of fans across the world with “Soltera” and it’s soon to follow, and widely regarded ‘Song of Summer’ remix with Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny, LUNAY’s credits were quickly boasting two #1 Latin Airplay singles, a rare #1 full album debut with the 14-track ‘ÉPICO,’ and over a Billion views quickly collected on YouTube. With the support of super-producers Chris Jedi, Gaby Music, and their Star Island label, Lunay’s rapid rise has already resulted in a trophy case full of breakthrough artist award recognition including: the 2019 LATIN AMA’S “NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR, 2019 BILLBOARD “ARTIST ON THE RISE” recognition, SPOTIFY TOP 3 “BREAKOUT ARTISTS OF YEAR, 2019 APPLE MUSIC “UP NEXT ARTIST” and FOUR PREMIOS JUVENTUD victories: “ON THE RISE ARTIST” & ”REMIX OF THE YEAR” (2019) and most recently “BREAKING THE INTERNET” & NEW GENERATION – MALE (2020). Following a few quiet months due to the Covid pandemic postponing a series of highly-anticipated concert appearances, LUNAY is once again resuming his ascent to the upper reaches of the genre with recent features alongside Lil Mosey and Jhay Cortez, and his recent standout single “Relaciones” – which Rolling Stone hailed as the week’s best new Latin music track upon its release.

LUNAY image feat ANITTA via John Reilly at JR PR for use by 360 Magazine
John Lewis illustration by Kaelen Felix for 360 MAGAZINE

HHF × JOHN LEWIS

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) today announced that the late U.S. Representative and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis will be honored with a special Recognition as an Ally for his work in fighting for justice and equality for all communities including Latinos through a tribute musical performance during the October 6th PBS broadcast of the 33rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.

“The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is proud to recognize the legacy of our compadre John Lewis, a true champion of civil rights for all our communities,” said Jose Antonio Tijerino, President & CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. “The Congressman was a passionate friend and champion of the Latino community through his courage, morality, decency, fire, action and collaboration for justice and human rights. He was ready to speak – no, shout – on behalf of the voiceless or the ignored including the immigrant community. The Congressman indefatigably supported Latinos by fighting for comprehensive immigration reform, denouncing family separations, and trying to ensure our right to vote. The Congressman will continue to serve as an inspiration to anyone who is in la lucha for justice and how our communities can make an even bigger impact when we work together.”

The Hispanic Heritage Awards are among the highest honors by Latinos for Latinos and are considered “America’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration” after being established in 1988 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in America by the White House.  Linda Ronstadt (Legend), Bad Bunny (Vision), Selena Gomez (Arts), Jessica Alba (Business), and America’s essential farmworkers (Heroes) will be awarded.

“The Congressional Black Caucus is known as the ‘Conscience of the Congress’ but John Lewis was known as the conscience of our caucus,” said Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA). “One of the greatest honors of serving in Congress was that I had the possibility of serving with him. His legacy to our country is that he devoted his life fighting racism and injustice wherever he confronted it, from boycotts, sit-ins, to protests in the streets, to championing bold, progressive policies in Congress including the Voting Rights Act, and being a moral compass. Mr. Lewis also led the effort to build the African American History Museum and when we visit the museum, this is another opportunity for us to always remember him and what he stood for. Now that he is no longer with us, we have to live up to his legacy and protect the right to vote for all Americans. As we continue to face the challenges due to coronavirus, we must protect our democracy even in the midst of adversity. Most especially in this election.”

John Lewis was an iconic civil rights leader who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until his passing on July 17th in 2020.  He was also the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) 1963 – 1966.

Mr. Lewis was one of the “Big Six” leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington. He fulfilled many key roles in the civil rights movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States. In 1965, Mr. Lewis led the first of three Selma to Montgomery marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. In an incident which became known as Bloody Sunday, state troopers and police attacked the marchers, including Mr. Lewis. He was a leader of the Democratic Party in the U.S. House of Representatives, serving from 1991 as a Chief Deputy Whip and from 2003 as Senior Chief Deputy Whip. Mr. Lewis received many honorary degrees and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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About the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Hispanic Heritage Awards serve as a launch of HHF’s year-round, innovative, high-impact, actionable programs focused on education, workforce, leadership and culture.   HHF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  For more information, visit www.hispanicheritage.org and follow the Hispanic Heritage Foundation on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

Bad Bunny To Receive Hispanic Heritage Award for Vision

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that Puerto Rican music superstar and social activist Bad Bunny will receive the Hispanic Heritage Award for Vision during the October 6th broadcast of the 33rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.

“The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is honored to recognize the transcendent impact of Bad Bunny as an artist and as an activist through the Vision Award,” said Jose Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO of HHF.  “Bad Bunny understands his responsibility to serve as powerful voice for those who need to be heard as well as a source of inspiration for our youth. He radiates his Latinx and Puerto Rican pride in everything he does from the stage to the community to the entire world.”

Bad Bunny is unquestionably one of the most popular current music artists in the world. The multi-platinum Latin Grammy winner and Grammy nominee, constantly manages to shatter language and stereotype barriers, becoming an international entertainment and cultural icon. Recognizing the huge impact he has had in propelling Latin music to it’s largest-ever global audience, Bad Bunny recently became the first-ever Reggaeton & Trap artist to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine. His role as a genre leader has also led him to headline many of the world’s biggest concert stages during prominent music festivals and international concert tours.

Bad Bunny’s most recent album, Las Que No Iban A Salir debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums” chart – dethroning himself, and managing to simultaneously hold the top-three chart positions, with “YHLQMDLG” at #2 and “X 100PRE” at #3. Upon its earlier release, YHLQMDLG” also saw Bad Bunny become the first Reggaeton artist to debut at #2 on the “Billboard 200”album chart, and he has become one of the Latin artists with the most entries on the overall “Hot 100,” with a total of 24 charting hits. Each of Bad Bunny’s releases has left a forceful mark on the history of Latin music, with his artistic creativity and cultural representation demonstrating his character as one of the most impactful artists of the moment and a constantly growing position in the global music industry.

The Hispanic Heritage Awards were created by Latinos at the White House in 1987 to commemorate the establishment of Hispanic Heritage Month in America and are considered among the highest honors by Latinos for Latinos and are supported by 40 national Hispanic-serving institutions. Past Honorees of the Hispanic Heritage Awards have included Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Rita Moreno, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Gloria Estefan, Oscar Hijuelos, Martin Sheen, Ricky Martin, Rubén Blades, Fania All-Stars, Junot Diaz, José Feliciano, Carlos Vives, Oscar de la Hoya, Alejandro Sanz, Juanes, Antonio Banderas, Juan Luis Guerra, Anthony Quinn, J Balvin, Residente, Eugenio Derbez, Zoe Saldana, Juan Marichal, Los Tigres Del Norte, Oscar de la Renta, America Ferrera, Pedro Martinez, Luis Fonsi, Alejandro Fernandez Andy García, Canelo Alvarez, Gael Garcia Bernal, the Latin Grammys, Diego Luna, and many more.

In keeping with current COVID-19 mitigation guidance and with the safety of participants in mind, this year will see the October 6th Hispanic Heritage Awards broadcast on PBS presented in a unique documentary style, with honoree profiles and special performances filmed in more personal and intimate settings. Watch for details on the additional special honorees and performers of the 33rd Hispanic Heritage Awards to be revealed in the coming weeks.

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