Danna Paola Teams Up with Morat for New Single “Idiota”

Danna Paola is reuniting with Morat for new music…

The 25-year-old Mexican actress/singer has joined voices once again with the Colombian quartet for their new song “Idiota.”

Danna Paola, Morat

While not the first time they collaborate, this new song reinforces the bonds that unite Morat with Mexico.

The song, originally composed by Morat, together with Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres, has a rhythmic pattern that resembles dembow, and closely represents the current Latin landscape.

That’s why they reeled in a female voice to complete and effectively narrate the story behind it. It’s a beautiful mix of vocals that perfectly give life to the story adding Danna’s pop fusions.

The lyrics talk about a love that is gone but you can’t forget, and you are trying to get back. It phrases the advice that you have probably given or gotten from your friends: “If you love something, let it goIf it comes back to you, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, then it was never meant to be.”

Luis Fonsi Teams Up with Myke Towers for Catchy Single “Besame”

Luis Fonsi is requesting kisses

The 43-year-old Puerto Rican singer has joined voices with Myke Towers for the new single “Besame.”

Luis Fonsi, Besame, Myke Towers,The single, the first-ever team up for Fonsi and Towers, is a catchy song from beginning to end. It combines reggaeton pop with Dominican bachata.

Co-written by Fonsi, Towers, Andres Torres, Mauricio Rengifo, and Keaton, the song tells the story of a game of seduction and mischief between a man and a woman.

“I know that you are using me for the weekends,” Fonsi said of the lyrics. “But the reality is that it does not bother me. I play your game, but if you want to stay, stay because there is something interesting between us.”

The video was filmed in Miami and directed by Elastic People‘s Carlos Perez.

Overall, “Besame” is a mix of island flavors that will make you want to dance to the melodies and positive vibes.

Cali y El Dandee Team Up with Mau y Ricky & Guaynaa for ‘Popeton’ Single “Despiértate”

It’s a wake up call for Cali y El Dandee

The Colombian Latin pop/urban duo, made up of brothers Alejandro Rengifo and Mauricio Rengifo, has joined forces with Mau y Ricky and Guaynaa for what could become a summer scorcher titled “Despiértate.”

Cali y El Dandee, Mau y Ricky & Guaynaa

Written by Cali y El Dandee, Guaynaa, Mau y Ricky, Andrés Torres, and Jon Leone, the infectious popeton song (pop and reggaeton), is about reminding their fans that they’re too good and beautiful to be with someone who doesn’t value them.

“Baby wake up, and stop crying for a dumba– who doesn’t love you like I swear I love you/ Baby wake up, you are too pretty to be with him,” goes part of the uplifting chorus.

“For a long time now we had been missing a song with Mau and Ricky, two brothers whom we admire a lot, and Guaynaa, who has become a reference in the new generation’s urban music,” Cali y El Dandee said. “It is a fun song, which you are going to enjoy a lot, and that, in addition to having lighthearted lyrics, tells all those who are in toxic relationships to wake up and look for a person who really treats them as they should.”

The music video shot by 2 Wolves/Sota and directed by Kath D in Miami shows the playful chemistry all five artists have as they’re on a mission of conquering the girl of their dreams.

Ricky Martin Teams Up with Carlos Vives for New Single “Canción Bonita”

Ricky Martin is back with pretty music…

The 49-year-old Puerto Rican singer/actor has joined voices with Carlos Vives for their first-ever collaboration, “Canción Bonita.”

Carlos Vives & Ricky Martin

The dancetastic track, which celebrates Vives’ Colombian and Martin’s Puerto Rican roots, is an invitation to celebrate. It’s also a celebration of Puerto Rico, down to the video shot in Old San Juan.

“If anything, we’re more childlike than the new generation,” laughs Martin when asked what he brought to the table. “We’ll never change. We’re relaxed. We’ve achieved pretty things in life. We don’t have to prove anything to anyone.”

“We don’t want to change. We want to be the same people. And this song is a declaration of love to a city I love,” adds Vives, who lived in Puerto Rico in the beginnings of his career. “And it’s one of Ricky’s cities. For me to have a piece of Ricky in this song … it’s total happiness.”

Ironically, the fact that “Canción Bonita” is a “happy” song led to it being put on indefinite hold for months after its inception. Written by Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres, along with Rafa Arcaute, Vives and Martin, the song went back and forth between the two artists and was nearly finished when the pandemic hit.

“It was a party song. We couldn’t release it at that point,” says Martin, who was in “total lockdown” until Vives came back to him with “Canción Bonita” at the beginning of this year.

“Carlos Vives took me out of quarantine to film a video,” he laughs.

The video, directed by Carlos Pérez, was shot in Old San Juan, in the middle of streets still empty of tourists. Still, it was enough to remind Vives why he was now paying homage to the city.

“I came to live in Puerto Rico when Ricky’s career was taking off,” he recalls. “I was an actor with a hit series and I understood that special essence that the city has. This is my way of giving back.”

David Bisbal Teams Up with Carrie Underwood for Bilingual Uptempo Pop Ballad “Tears of Gold”

David Bisbal is shedding tears with an American Idol

The 41-year-old Spanish singer, songwriter and actor has joined voices with Carrie Underwood for the bilingual single “Tears of Gold.”

David Bisbal x Carrie Underwood

The dancetastic single – a soaring, uptempo pop ballad – features Bisbal and Underwood’s powerful voices.

It’s vintage Bisbal, who’s always had a flair for the dramatic. And, it’s Underwood’s first-ever foray into recorded musica en español.

When Bisbal first heard the demo, “I immediately knew it was an amazing track that needed a special talent, and voice, to work with me on a duet,” he explains. “As an artist and vocalist, I listen to a lot of songs, determine the style and sound, and am involved in the process of my collaborators for my projects.”

Bisbal took “Tears of Gold,” originally written by Paul Harris, Matt Schwartz and Cameron Forbes, plus “Despacito” producers Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, who added Spanish lines to turn the track into a bilingual song.

When he approached Underwood to sing it as a duet, she was game, even though she’d be singing in both English and Spanish, and despite the fact that “Tears of Gold” is not a country song but purely a pop track.

“I was very excited that Carrie wanted to record a bilingual song with lyrics in both English and my language, Spanish,” says Bisbal, who also sings in Spanish and English on the track. “It is a big moment for me personally to be joined by such a powerful voice in music on a track that connects Latin, pop and country music together in this way. It’s a beautiful moment for our music genres and I am thankful for Carrie to collaborate with me for this release.”

The sleekly elegant video for “Tears of Gold” was shot in Los Angeles, in urban backgrounds that highlight the strength of Bisbal and Underwood’s voices.

Reik & Christian Nodal Team Up for Heartfelt Ranchera Single “Poco

Reik is switching genres…

The Mexican pop rock band has joined voices with Christian Nodal, who recently earned his first Grammy nomination, for “Poco.”

Reik

The heartfelt ranchera single is about finally overcoming a breakup.

“From a kiss to kiss my broken heart has been able to heal/ I want to tell you that to forget you, very little is needed,” read part of the lyrics, composed by Andres Torres, Mauricio Rengifo and Camilo.

A melancholic music video, directed by Fernando Lugo in Guadalajara, shows the two musical acts in different settings in the Mexican city.

Reik’s lead singer Jesus Navarro says, “Poco” is a genuine collaboration that finds the middle point of both artists — both vocally and melodically.

RBD Returns to the Music Scene with Nostalgic Pop Track “Siempre He Estado Aquí”

RBD never really left…

The iconic Mexican band has delivered the dreamy, nostalgic pop track “Siempre He Estado Aquí,” its first single in 12 years.

RBD

The song features of the band’s four of six members: Anahí, Christopher von Uckermann, Maite Perroni and Christian Chavez.

The new song marks the band’s grand return to the spotlight after separating in 2009 following massive global success.

“Siempre He Estado Aquí,” produced and penned by Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, starts off with Anahí’s angelic voice, which immediately enraptures you.

The track has been released ahead of RBD’s forthcoming global virtual concert on December 26.

Aitana Teams Up with Lele Pons for “Teléfono” Remix

Aitana is making a musical call

The 19-year-old Spanish singer, whose full name is Aitana Ocaña Morales, has joined voices with Lele Pons to release a new version of her hit single “Teléfono.”

Aitana & Lele Pons

Following the success of the single in Spain, Aitana decided to give “Teléfono” a remix with an assist from the 22-year-old Venezuelan talent.

The single was composed by Aitana alongside “Despacito” hitmakers Mauricio Rengifo and Andres Torres.

The music video, directed by Anwar Jibawi and produced by Shots Studios, was filmed in Los Angeles and features both artists in a celebration of Spanish-language pop music for fans around the world.

It also showcases an explosive combination between two multi-talented young women.