Uplifting Times in Latin Tunes This 7 days (Nov. 13)

The initially episode of Facial area to Encounter With Becky G, which is established to premiere Tuesday, will feature Demi Lovato. Other attendees on Becky’s Fb View clearly show will incorporate Diego Boneta, Mickey Guyton, Tinashe, Chiquis and Sofia Reyes, amongst other folks. There are 10 episodes of the clearly show, which will debut weekly on Facebook Watch. See the official trailer underneath.

“Patria Y Vida” 

Rapper El Funky spoke to Billboard alongside Yotuel Romero and Beatriz Luengo in Miami in his initially in-depth online video interview considering that he quietly left his indigenous Cuba, right after almost a yr of considerably-publicized strife and retaliation from the Cuban governing administration against him and his longtime buddy and recording husband or wife, Maykel Osorbo. Osorbo and El Funky collaborated in “Patria y Vida” (State and Everyday living), the subversive music penned by a group of Cuban artists whose title is a immediate rebuke to the communist Cuban government and its “Patria o muerte” (State or Death) slogan.

In the practically 30-moment interview, El Funky, Romero and Luengo talk about the making of “Patria y Vida” and the song’s influence, the new anti-authorities movement fueled by the Net and a new technology, and what the U.S. and other democracies still really do not get about Cuban repression. Enjoy the total job interview listed here.

“Otra Revolución” with Carlos Varela

Just after releasing “Dreaming of a Revolution” mid-October, Sweet Lizzy Undertaking has teamed up with Cuban-born singer-songwriter Carlos Varela for a reimagined Spanish variation of their politically-billed “Otra Revolución.” In an hard work to help (and soundtrack) the revolution having put in their homeland as Cubans go on to try for improve. The Nueva Trova singer and poet joins the Nashville-based rock band as a co-author and vocalist on the track’s Spanish- language version. Listen to the new variation down below:

Latin Grammy Premiere

Hosted by Puerto Rican artist Kany García and actress Carolina Dieckmann, the 1st Latin Grammys of the working day will be handed out during the 2021 Latin Grammy Premiere ceremony, which will be broadcast globally through the Latin Grammys Fb Reside and YouTube channel beginning at 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 18.

There, 45 of the 53 Latin Grammy Awards categories will be handed out forward of the prime-time telecast. The awards will be presented by nominees Pedro Capó, Farina, La Energía Norteña’s Adrián Zamarripa and Manuel Borrego, among some others. The party will also aspect performances by latest nominees together with Zoe Gotusso, Love of Lesbian, Os Barões da Pisadinha, Nando Reis, Jon Secada, and far more.

New Spotify Facts

On Nov. 8, Spotify introduced a new marketing campaign titled Elevando Nuestra Música around the platform’s flagship Latin songs playlist, Viva Latino — the major Latin new music Spotify playlist with in excess of 11.3 million followers, generating it the 3rd most adopted playlist on Spotify globally. In accordance to the digital streaming platform, since Viva Latino’s inception in 2014, it propelled several Spanish-language tracks to the International Top rated 100 and Best 50 charts. At the identical time, Spotify Latin music intake has developed by 1680% in this time period of time. In 2020, practically 11 billion several hours of Latin music was streamed all over the world on Spotify, and 20.4 billion Latin tunes ended up streamed in the earlier thirty day period on the DSP.

The marketing campaign will feature stories by Karol G, Myke Towers and Mau y Ricky. The artists also share their tales about the latest point out of Latin audio, words and phrases of encouragement for the emerging technology, among other factors, via vignettes posted on the Viva Latino social handles.