La Arrolladora Banda El Limón Earns Airplay Gainer Honors on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart

La Arrolladora Banda El Limón is gaining ground on the Latin music charts…

The iconic Mexican banda group takes this week’s Airplay Gainer honor on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs as “Lo Hiciste Otra Vez” leaps 33-18 in its seventh week.

La Arrolladora Banda El Limón

The climb earns the band its 14th top 20, and its highest showing since “Mi Segunda Vida” peaked at No. 13 in May, 2014.

“Lo Hiciste” likely reaches a new peak on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Airplay, bounding 17-7 and capturing an 18th top 10.

The track was released in November of last year, and its corresponding music view has garnered more than 11 million page views on YouTube.

Valenzuela’s Latest Album Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums Chart

Remmy Valenzuela is standing tall on the Billboard charts…

The 23-year-old regional Mexican newcomer claims the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums with De Alumno A Maestro, selling 3,000 first-week copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Remmy Valenzuela

Valenzuela, known as El Muchacho De La Voz Ronca (The Boy with the Husky Voice), also bullets at its No. 6 peak to date on Billboard’s Regional Mexican Songs with “Te Toco Perder” (5.6 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS).

Last year, he reached No. 32 on the chart with “Te Olvidare,” the title track from his debut album.

Valenzuela started his short musical career at the age of 12 in a group called Los Estudents. By age 13, he was teaching music at his school. Despite his young age, he has shared stages with Los Tucanes De Tijuana, Código FN, Chuy Lizárraga, La Arrolladora Banda El Limón and the late Jenni Rivera.

Coronel Named Newcomer of the Year at the Premios Los Angeles

There’s no denying including Luis Coronel is a rising star in Latin music… And, now he has the goods to prove it.

The 18-year-old singer Mexican American singer was crowned the newcomer of the year at the inaugural Premios Los Angeles, which awarded trophies to some of the most trending musical acts in Mexican music.

Luis Coronel

“I want to thank all of the L.A. fans,” Coronel said, as he picked up his trophy during the pre-taped ceremony. “You’ve never failed me. I live through you.”

Coronel has posted a number of his singles on the iTunes and Billboard charts, including “Mi Niña Traviesa,” “Será Mas Fácil,” and “Escápate.” He released his debut album, Con la Frente en Alto, in September 2013. The album reached the top spot on Billboard‘s Regional Mexican Albums chart within three weeks of its release.

The Premios Los Angeles, which opened with a performance by the Grammy-winning band La Santa Cecilia during the live taping, was hosted by singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek. The program will air June 1 on MundoFox.

The awards, which included an online voting system available to fans, included 10 other winners including Spanish Latin singer Enrique Bunbury for best pop/rock album, Regulo Caro for best regional Mexican artist, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon for best banda artist and El Trono de Mexico for best artist tierra caliente.

Alex Rivera took home the prize for composer of the year, Buknas de Culiacan won for best altered movement artist, Amantes de Sinaloa took home the prize for best Los Angeles underground artist, Eddie Sotelo “El Piolin” won for radio announcer of the year and Elisabeth Espinoza took home the prize for crossover TV personality.

The program, which was taped at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, included performances and tributes to boxing champ Julio Cesar Chavez, L.A. politician Gil Cedillo, radio pioneer Pepe Garza and veteran regional Mexican singer Ramon Ayala.

“We are proud to have created a platform that spotlights and rewards the impressive work that our Latino artists are contributing to the world,” said Humberto Valencia, president of HUMA Productions and creator of the event. “We look forward to continuing to recognize talented Latino artists and leaders through ‘Premios Los Angeles’ in the years to come.”

The awards show will air on MundoFox and Ocho TV on June 1 at 7 p.m. (PT). The program is also scheduled to air in Mexico.

Pitbull Receives BMI President’s Award

He’s made music that has seriously entertained the masses… And, now Pitbull is being recognized for his influence on the entertainment industry.

The 31-year-old Cuban American rap superstar—who recently partnered with Jennifer Lopez on “Dance Again,” their second hit single together—received the BMI President’s Award during the 19th edition of the BMI Awards.

Pitbull on Glee

Held Friday night at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, the gala also served to recognize the work of songwriters and recording studios for the success of their musical creations in 2011.

Pitbull, who performed at the ceremony, also received the BMI award for songwriter of the year, a recognition he shared with Juan Luis Morena LunaWisin,” Llandel Veguilla MalaveYandel” and Espinoza Paz.

Niña de mi corazon,” recorded by La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, was selected as the BMI Latin song of the year with the award going to songwriter Horacio Palencia.

In the past, the BMI President’s Award has been presented to Juanes, Kike Santander and Gloria Estefan.