Feid to Headline His First-Ever U.S. Tour

Feid is preparing to trek across the United States for the first time with top billing…

The 30-year-old Colombian singer and songwriter will headline his first-ever U.S. tour.

FeidDubbed U.S. Trip, the Live Nation-produced stint is set to kick off Oct. 13 in Atlanta and will make stops in key Latin markets such as Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas and Orlando before wrapping up in Los Angeles on November 25.

Last year, Feid toured the U.S. as the opening act for Karol G’s entire Bichota Tour.

“For me, it is going to be a huge door that is going to open. Ever since I began making music, for me, it is a dream to be able to tour in the USA and that Karol has given me the opportunity to accompany her by opening the shows is super important,” Feid told Billboard at the time. “I am very grateful to her and her entire team for the great opportunity they are giving me. We are preparing a very special show for this occasion and we are already dreaming of our own tour.”

The U.S. Trip tour announcement comes on the heels of the singer-songwriter’s newly released studio album, FELIZ CUMPLEAÑOS FERXXO TE PIRATEAMOS EL ALBUM.

While Feid has released a handful of collaborations throughout his career, this time around, it’s an almost completely solo album with no collaborations (the only special guest is Yandel on “XQ Te Pones Asi”) to solidify has brand as a singer.

The 15-track set — which thrives on hard-hitting perreos and chill house beats — includes previously released singles such as “Castigo” and the title track.

Here are Feid’s complete U.S. Trip tour dates:
Oct. 13 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Oct. 16 – Charlotte, NC – Fillmore
Oct. 20 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
Oct. 25 – Washington, DC – Howard Theatre
Oct. 26 – New York City, NY – Irving Plaza
Oct. 27 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
Oct. 30 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Nov. 1 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
Nov. 8 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Nov. 10 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
Nov. 13 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
Nov. 14 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
Nov. 20 – San Francisco, CA – Fillmore
Nov. 25 – Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco

NFL Releasing First-Ever “Por La Cultura Mixtape,” Featuring Yandel Collaboration

Yandel is helping kick-off a special initiative with the National Football League

The NFL is set to release its first-ever Por La Cultura Mixtape in partnership with NEON16 that features music by the 45-year-old Puerto Rican singer and songwriter, the half member of the reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel.

Yandel, El Alfa, Will.i.AmThe mixtape, led by creative One Six and hitmaker Tainy, features Yandel’s collaboration with El Alfa and Will.i.Am, “Rómpela.”

The track is the backdrop of the “Por La Cultura” campaign kickoff spot titled “The Celebration.”

Natti Natasha Teams Up with Wisin & Los Legendarios to Release New Single “Tiempo”

Natti Natasha is making time for another hot collaboration…

The 35-year-old Dominican singer has teamed up with Wisin and Los Legendarios to release the new single “Tiempo.”

Natti Natasha, Wisin, Los Legendarios, Tiempo,

It’s the second collab for Natti Natasha and Wisin, following their

Mayor Que Usted” collaboration alongside Daddy Yankee and Yandel, which currently sits at No. 1 on the Billboard Latin Airplay chart.

In true Wisin fashion, the track, produced by Stivenz Beats, is an infectious reggaetón banger with alt-funk elements.

In the lyrics, Wisin and Natti sing about losing track of time when they are together. A pink and black music video directed by Nuno Gomes shows both artists and a group of dancers portraying a real-life chess game.

“Working with Natti Natasha is always an honor, and she was the one I always thought of for this song, because she brings that combination of sensuality and energy that her voice has,” Wisin says in a statement.

Christina Aguilera to Host Intimate ‘Premiere Party’ at Billboard Latin Music Week

Christina Aguilera is throwing a premiere party

The 41-year-old half-Ecuadorian American singer will take part in this year’s Billboard Latin Music Week, taking place September 26-October 1 at the Faena Forum in Miami.

Christina AguileraDuring the conference, Xtina will be hosting the “Premiere Party with Christina Aguilera,” where she’ll be debut never-before-heard music and answer fan questions in an intimate setting.

But Aguilera isn’t the only new addition to the lineup…

Justin Quiles will take part in an engaging panel about connecting people with music through technology, while Wisin y Yandel will join Nicky Jam for a compelling conversation during The Nicky Jam Rockstar Show Live from Billboard Latin Music Week.

The artists join a star-studded lineup that already includes: Bizarrap, Blessd, Camilo, Chayanne, Cris Chil, Dannylux, Dimelo Flow, Eladio Carrion, Elena Rose, Foreign Teck, Grupo Firme, The Children of Jenni Rivera, Kuinvi, Kunno, Lili Zetina, Luis R Conriquez, Eslabón Armado, Ivy Queen, Maluma, Mariah Angeliq, Ovy On The Drums, Subelo Neo, Tini, Tokischa, Ugly Primo and The King of Bachata Romeo Santos.

More participants will be announced in the weeks leading up to the 2022 Latin Music Week.

Registration is now open here.

Rauw Alejandro to Judge Netflix’s Reality Competition Series “La Firma”

Rauw Alejandro is on the hunt for new urban talent…

The 29-year-old Puerto Rican singer and rapper, known as the “King of Modern Reggaeton,” and fellow reggaeton star Yandel are among the Latin artists helping Netflix in their search for the next Latin urban music star in the reality competition series, La Firma.

Rauw AlejandroThe duo will be joined by Nicki Nicole and Lex Borrero as judges of the competition, while super-producer Tainy will serve as mentor and music producer/supervisor.

The search will take place across Latin America, the United States, and Spain.

In the series, viewers will follow the journeys of the selected artists as they head to Miami for the competition.

The winner will sign with talent incubator NEON16.

La Firma was created by Borrero, developed by Howard T. Owens and showrunner Nikki Boella, and produced by Propagate and NTERTAIN, which was founded by Borrero, Tommy Mottola, and Range Media Partners.

J Balvin Reveals 24-Track List for Forthcoming Album “JOSE”

J Balvin is giving his fans the inside track(s).

The 36-year-old Colombian singer/songwriter has unveiled the track list for his forthcoming album, JOSE, which features collaborations with Yandel, Myke Towers, Jhay Cortez and Ozuna, among others.

J Balvin

The 24-track set will also include previously released songs like the Bad Bunny– and Dua Lipa-assisted “Un Día” and “Qué Más Pues?” with Maria Becerra.

Balvin had previously revealed the title, release date, and the cover art of his next production via his social media accounts last week.

J Balvin, Jose, Track List

J Balvin, Jose, Track List

JOSE made by J BALVIN‘ will be available on all platforms on September 10,” he captioned a photo of him all smiles, wearing flashy grills and colorful sunglasses.

Following the big news, Balvin even dropped his new single “Perra” in collaboration with Dominican newcomer Tokischa. Fusing the best of both worlds, the track fuses Balvin’s edgy reggaeton beats with Tokischa’s witty dembow. With its flirtatious and street slang lyrics, “Perra” is a raunchy track about two people who desire each other.

JOSE is Balvin’s fifth studio album following La Familia (2013), Energia (2016), Vibras (2018), and Colores (2020), which peaked No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart.

Prior to Colores, Balvin joined forces with Bad Bunny on the eight-track Oasis, which debuted and peaked at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums dated July 13, 2019, where it led for eight weeks. The set also debuted and peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard 200.

Sofia Reyes Teams Up with Sia & Yandel for “1+1” Latin Remix

Sofia Reyes is bringing some Latin flair to Sia’s latest single…

The 25-year-old Mexican singer has joined voices with Sia and Puerto Rican artist Yandel for a Latin remix of her “1+1” single.

Sofia Reyes

The remix was helmed by Banx & Ranx.

Reyes first gave Billboard the exclusive of this major collaboration at the 2021 Premios Juventud carpet.

“They just gave me the news and it makes me want to cry every time I think about it,” she said. “I’ll be part of a new song with Sia and Yandel. This is very powerful and I’m very excited.”

This isn’t the first time Sia teams up with Latin artists to drop bilingual tracks. Previously, she joined forces with Ozuna and Doja Cat on “Del Mar.”

Tainy & Yandel Team Up Once Again for New Single “Déjà Vu”

It’s déjà vu for Tainy

The 31-year-old Puerto Rican record producer and songwriter has teamed up with Yandel for the new single “Déjà Vu.”

Tainy, Yandel,

A certified slam-dunk hit, Tainy and Yandel don’t disappoint on the reggaeton anthem, which serves as a preview for the pair’s first-ever upcoming joint album titled Dynasty.

Two major forces in the genre, it’s not the first time Tainy and Yandel team up.

“Deja Vu” joins a long list of collaborations between Tainy and Yandel including “Pam Pam,” “Noche de Sexo,” and “Sensación” that they’ve released over the past 16 years.

Produced by Tainy with Yandel on vocals, “Deja Vu” premieres along with a music video directed by Elliott Muscat where Tainy and Yandel are scoring back-to-back championships as iconic basketball players.

During a press conference, Yandel explains their longevity. “It’s been 16 years of a lot of work, sacrifice, winning multiple championships, that’s why I feel we’re a dynasty. What do you think, Tainy?”

To this, the chart-topping producer answers, “I think we can do it one more time.”

Anitta to Perform at This Year’s Latin American Music Awards

Anitta will be bringing the heat to the Latin AMAs

Telemundo has announced the second wave of performers to take center stage at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards next month, with the 27-year-old Brazilian singer/songwriter making the list.

Anitta

Anitta joins a roster of new additions to the lineup that includes Carrie Underwood, Juanes, Manuel Turizo, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Wisin, Yandel, Ziggy Marley, Alaina Castillo, Cami, Carlos Rivera, Juhn, Mariah Angeliq, Natanael Cano, Sofía Reyes and Yendry.

Underwood will join David Bisbal for their first-ever television performance of “Tears of Gold,” Ricky and Carlos Vives, as well as Ziggy and Maluma, will present their upcoming collaborations, Juanes will serenade fans with a new song from his soon-to-be-released album, and Karol G will take the stage with Mariah Angeliq for an exclusive TV premiere, to name a few.

They join the first wave of performers, which included Ana Bárbara, Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Camilo, Carlos Vives, Bisbal, Eslabon Armado, Gerardo Ortiz, Joss Favela, Karol G, Los Dos Carnales, Maluma, Myke Towers, Nicky Jam, Piso 21 and a special tribute to the late Regional Mexican singer-songwriter Joan “El Poeta del Pueblo” Sebastian.

Following safety protocols to protect the health and safety of all involved, the 2021 awards show will honor some of the most influential Latin artists of today, as voted by fans in 25 categories including pop, urban, tropical, regional Mexican, and the newly added favorite virtual concert.

The 2021 Latin AMAs, hosted by actress Jacqueline Bracamontes, will air at 7:00 pm ET on Thursday, April 15, from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, via Telemundo and will broadcast simultaneously on Universo and throughout the Americas on Telemundo Internacional.

Marc Anthony’s “Un Amor Eterno” Rises to No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay Chart

Marc Anthony has another No. 1 single…

The 52-year-old Puerto Rican singer’s “Un Amor Eterno” shoots to the top of Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart with a 9-1 burst on the list dated March 20.

Marc-Anthony

The new achievement breaks him out of a tie with Prince Royce (Juanes and Yandel) to become the tropical act with the third most No. 1s, standing behind Romeo Santos (17) and Carlos Vives (15).

“Un Amor Eterno” rallied to the top with a 58% increase in audience impressions, to 10 million, earned in the week ending March 14.

The song scored its biggest gains in the tracking week on New York’s WSKQ (up 854,000 in audience) and WPAT (up 626,000), as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico’s WZNT (up 610,000) and Los Angeles’ KLVE, the latter of which put the song in prominent rotation for the first time (up 387,000).