Latin Notas: Luis Fonsi Certified for ‘Despacito’ Success, Billboard Live Takes Over Premios Juventud Rehearsals More

Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard‘s editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment.

Luis Fonsi certified in Spain

This week, Luis Fonsi was surprised by his record label Universal Music in Spain with a plaque of recognition, for the big chart-topping success of his international smash “Despacito.” The song has reached No. 1 certification in 89 countries, Diamond certification in 11 countries and multi-platinium certification in 25 countries. Congrats, Luis Fonsi!  


#1 en 89 paises, Disco Diamante en 11 países, Disco Multiplatino en 25 países!!! —-Gracias @universalmusica por este reconocimiento tan especial! #Despacito — @daddyyankee @justinbieber

A post shared by Luis Fonsi (@luisfonsi) on Jun 30, 2017 at 6:56am PDT


Join us at #BillboardLive from Premios Juventud rehersals

On Tuesday, July 4, we will take over Premios Juventud rehersals and will be doing live Q&As with artists such as: Wisin, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Ulices Chaidez, J Balvin and many more. Follow us on Facebook, and don’t miss any interview, starting at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Gloria Trevi & Alejandra Guzman release their album Versus

Friday (June 30), Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman released Versus, their first album, which brings a unique and historic collaboration between two of Latin music’s most legendary artists. The set is a collectible album which includes four duets on original songs and four classic songs. Listen to the full album below.

Zion & Lennox drop “Mi Tesoro” feat. Nicky Jam

As previously announced on Billboard, Zion & Lennox have dropped their new single and music video “Mi Tesoro” featuring Nicky Jam. The video — shot in Miami and directed by Nuno Gomes, — has been described as a roller coaster ride, showing the duo as you have never seen them before. “When we were in studio recording, we felt that this song was meant to be with Nicky Jam,” explained Zion to Billboard.

Prince Royce and Luis Coronel kicked off FIVE tour

Bachata singer Prince Royce and Regional Mexican act Luis Coronel have officially started their U.S. tour. Both artists shared on Instagram their first picture together at the Laredo Energy Arena backstage in Texas:


Let’s rock!!! #Repost @luiscoronelmusic ・・・ Thank you bro for letting me be part of this tour @princeroyce #PrinceRoyceFIVEtour –Coomenzamos!

A post shared by Prince Royce (@princeroyce) on Jun 29, 2017 at 6:12pm PDT

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