The Biggest Week in Latin Music will return to Faena Forum in Miami Oct. 2-6, 2023
FIRST ROUND OF ANNOUNCED TALENT INCLUDES ARCÁNGEL, EDGAR BARRERA,
MARIA BECERRA, FONSECA, GRUPO FRONTERA, NATANAEL CANO, NATHY PELUSO, NICKI NICOLE, PESO PLUMA, SEBASTIÁN YATRA, VICO C, AND MORE
Global music authority Billboard announced that Billboard Latin Music Week will return to the Faena Forum in Miami, FL October 2 - 6, 2023 and will feature exclusive panels, conversations and performances by Latin music's Music’s most influential figures. Arcángel, Edgar Barrera, Maria Becerra, Eladio Carrión, Fonseca, GALE, Grupo Frontera, Natanael Cano, Nathy Peluso, Nicki Nicole, Peso Pluma, Santa Fe Klan, Sebastián Yatra, Vico C, Yng Lvcas, and Young Miko are the first group of artists confirmed to participate at this year’s celebration of Latin music, culture and entertainment. Registration is now open at BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com.
“Billboard Latin Music Week prides itself on bringing the best, brightest and most relevant and exciting artists and executives together. This year's very diverse group represents why Latin music is dominating global charts. This is a groundbreaking year for Latin Music Week with many more announcements to come,” said Leila Cobo, Billboard’s Chief Content Officer for Latin/Español.
For more than 30 years, Billboard Latin Music Week has been the longest-running and biggest Latin music industry gathering in the world, spotlighting Latin’s top artists, actors, influencers, and industry leaders. The conference has become a must-attend event for artists, executives and players in the industry, both new and upcoming as well as established.
The 2023 edition of Billboard Latin Music Week will feature an expansive programming lineup with one-of-a-kind performances, exclusive panel conversations, workshops, showcases, networking opportunities, and more. Attendees can expect chart-topping Latin artists Maria Becerra, GALE, Nicki Nicole, Nathy Peluso, and Young Miko who will also participate in the Boys Club No More! panel focused on the women making noise in the Latin Music landscape. Additional panels include The New Mexican Revolution featuring Natanael Cano, Peso Pluma, Santa Fe Klan, and Yng Lvcas, plus the Making the Hit LIVE panel with Edgar Barrera and Grupo Frontera, where artists and producers collaborate and create a hit onstage from scratch. Last year’s Making the Hit LIVE panel was a success as Ovy On The Drums and Blessd conceived and created the song titled, “Billboard” which is available now on Warner Music. Programming will also feature Billboard’s En Vivo concert series, a series of high-energy concerts with performers announced soon.
“Billboard is committed to fostering and celebrating Latin music and culture. We’re returning to Miami in October, which coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, to continue championing Latin voices through unique curated programming,” said Mike Van, President of Billboard.
Billboard Latin Music Week will coincide with the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday, October 5 at the Watsco Center in Miami, which will broadcast LIVE on Telemundo. The awards show will also broadcast simultaneously on Spanish entertainment cable network, Universo, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional. For the latest news about the event, visit Telemundo.com/PremiosBillboard.
Billboard Latin Music Week partners include Cheetos, Michelob ULTRA and more. Cheetos makes its second return to Miami to collaborate with Billboard on championing charitable efforts throughout the Latin communities and the artists that give back to them. This year, Cheetos will present the Deja tu Huella panel and will bring the celebration into the community with a block party featuring some special guests. In the Latin community, Solo Vale La Pena Si Lo Disfrutas, resonates for many generations. Translating to, “It’s Only Worth It If You Enjoy It”, Michelob ULTRA, the first-ever beer partner of Billboard Español, will create a series of unique, music-focused moments - from bespoke concert experiences to immersive activations to video storytelling - highlighting the variety of ways that artists create moments of joy in addition to their music.
For more information on Billboard Latin Music Week and the latest updates, visit BillboardLatinMusicWeek.com.
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