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Locos Por Juana Single “Children of the Light” #BeachVibesPlaylist

Locos Por Juana, the Miami-based, GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated reggae fusion band, is proud to release their newest single “Children of the Light” off the new album Crazy for Jane recently dropped. This is the third release from the forthcoming album and combines dubby textures with alt-rock vibes. Based on Simply Reds’ “Holding Back the Years,” the new single is truly spectacular. The inspirational track is full of emotion and takes on a new meaning for Locos Por Juana with a focus on a new generation.

Mark Kondrat reflects, “I think what makes this single different is that we are more mature as artists and writers and we each have children of our own, so this song really hits home for us. Children are coming to this world smarter than ever and we need to do better as parents, brothers/sisters, aunts, and uncles to leave them a world where they can reach their goals and fulfill their destinies. Also, not to mention, that the new generations will have more important work and greater obstacles than we ever had so we are blessed to be the ones to bring them up and teach them right.”

The new single was a collaboration with Locos Por Juana and Tony Gonzalez, founder of the tastemaker imprint Rock the Moon, and the demo was recorded at Mark Kondrat’s home studio, Blue Room Studios. Tony recalls, “One-day Itawe and I were sitting at his house and I played Simply Red’s “Holding Back the Years” and shared the new lyrics with Itawe – and it just worked – then Mark reggae’d the track up with his musical talents. We presented the track to Simply Red and he immediately jumped on board and gave us his blessing to release the song,” Jesse Chirino, daughter of the famous Cuban singer Willy Chirino, lent her vocals for the song.

“Children of the Light” was finished at Studio 26 in Miami, where most of the upcoming album was recorded. Gennaro Schiano (Stephen Marley, Damian Marley) mixed the song and Chris Gehringer from Sterling Sound in NY was the master engineer. Tony concludes, “The new song captures the spirit of what it is to struggle and persevere in life. We all have a positive light inside of us – we just need to fight in order to let it shine and never give up hope – no matter the circumstance.”

Brazil’s Marisa Monte Announces Her ‘Portas’ Tour

Marisa Monte stormed onto the music scene in her native Brazil in the late 1980s and has remained center stage ever since. Releasing one wildly successful project after another, this 4X Latin GRAMMY Award winner is recognized as the greatest Brazilian singer of her generation. In addition to her groundbreaking solo albums and her longtime work with the influential supergroup Tribalistas with Arnaldo Antunes and Carlinhos Brown, Monte has collaborated with a who’s-who of international artists including Jorge Drexler, Julieta Venegas, David Byrne, Philip Glass, Arto Lindsay, Gilberto Gil, Seu Jorge, Caetano Veloso, to name a few. 

Monte’s 2022 U.S. tour celebrates the release of the singer’s newest project Portas (Phonomotor/Sony Music). Recorded across multiple continents during the pandemic, the album is Monte’s first solo release in a decade. For complete tour dates in March 2022 and locations, visit BrazilianNites.com

“I started my life in music at the age of 19 and I’ve never been so long without singing live and without meeting my audience. I’m really missing it!” – Monte


Mexican superstar and Latin GRAMMY nominee, Danna Paola released her new single “A Un Beso,” a romantic ballad that will make her fans’ hearts swoon. The song highlights Danna Paola’s passion and extraordinary vocal power for which she is recognized as the Latin Pop Princess.

“This is the first love song I have ever written. I feel excited about this release because it represents something magical and special for me. It’s a song where my heart and my feelings express themselves. I hope you can identify with its lyrics and enjoy it as much as I do,” the singer-songwriter expressed.

“A Un Beso” was written and produced by Danna Paola, Dahiana Rosenblatt and Pablo Martin. It is being released with a lyric video which is now available on her official YouTube channel. The official music video for this new single will be released on November 18th.

In the new single we can hear a Danna Paola deeply in love and full of the empowerment that has defined her since the release of her last two singles “MÍA” and “Kaprichosa.” “A Un Beso” will not be her last release of the year, as the artist promises to debut another single next month which will be a collab.

DANNA PAOLA recently garnered her first-ever Latin GRAMMY nomination in the Vocal Pop Album category for her latest album ‘K.O. (Knockout).’

‘K.O.’ takes the listener on a journey through the artist’s love life in recent years, starting from the first song which opens the door to the possibility for love, to romance, fights, breakups and then letting go. . . the knockout that marks an end to the heartbreaks she has experienced; highlighting the importance of self-love, one of the most important messages of the album. The album includes 11 tracks in Spanish as well as English including collabs with international artists.

NO TE VA GUSTAR Releases an Essential New Video For the Single “MI AUSENCIA”

No Te Va Gustar releases their new music video for the song “Mi Ausencia” with the surprising participation of two famous dancers, Julio Bocca and Rosina Gil, and directed by two movie directors: Ale Damiani and Oliver Lee Garland (Damnland). “Mi Ausencia”’s composer Emiliano Brancciari, singer for No Te Va Gustar, describes the song’s lyrics: “Disagreement as to the only focal point in a relationship that falls apart, and afterward when there’s nothing left, you long for what was lost, because that, although sparse and far-off, kept you together, if nothing else.”  

The directors and dancers were informed by this to create a unique audiovisual piece, an elegant allegory about love in its final stage. With a screenplay full of visual appeal and Rosina and Julio’s sublime performance, “Mi Ausencia” is the sixth video released from the album “LUZ,” which was released in May 2021 and recently nominated for a Latin Grammy. The album has already surpassed 30 million streams on digital platforms and includes the singles “No Te Imaginás” and “Venganza ft. Nicki Nicole,” the latter of which was also nominated for a Latin Grammy in the Best Rock Song category, among others.

C. Tangana And Nathy Peluso Release New Single “Ateo”

C. Tangana and Nathy Peluso have released the new single “Ateo” accompanied by a provocative music video. The song is an ode to bachata, a genre that was heavy on C. Tangana’s mind during the making of his breakthrough album ‘El Madrileño,’ in which he decontextualized the traditional elements and fused them with urban sounds.

C. Tangana felt “Nathy was the perfect partner for that” since they “share a rap background and are sonically exploring other traditional music styles.” “When Pucho first sent me the song,” Nathy Peluso remembers, “I immediately felt it was a classic. And when we worked together at the studio I reconfirmed that same feeling. It’s a project with a marvelous universe and a fantastic video that is truly a piece of art, and a very interesting topic that challenges us all. Long live Romanticism!

The official music video for “Ateo” was filmed at the stunning Toledo Cathedral. It is also C. Tangana’s directorial debut, a shared vision with longtime collaborators Little Spain. “I’ve always been fascinated by film directors and I’m a big cinema aficionado,” C. Tangana shares. “I’ve always worked on the creativity for my videos but this is the first time I’m directing. Beyond aesthetics, the visual portrays how I feel, showcasing the song and the nuances of the lyrics.”

C. Tangana first explored bachata on his smash track “Tú Me Dejaste de Querer,” a track boasting 139 Million YouTube views, incorporating elements from the genre and inspired by his trip to the Dominican Republic, which led to introductions to legends like Luis Segura who he hopes to collaborate with too.

Both artists also garnered leading Latin GRAMMYs nominations last week with 5 nominations for C. Tangana and 4 nominations for Nathy Peluso.

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Spain’s Love of Lesbian Nominated to the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards

Famed Spanish indie rock band Love of Lesbian continues to celebrate the success of their new album V.E.H.N, today receiving 3 nominations to the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards in the Best Pop/Rock Album, Best Rock Song (“El Sur” Ft. Bunbury), and Best Pop/Rock Song (“Cosmos (Antisistema Solar)”) categories Released in April, “V.E.H.N.” (“Viaje Épico Hacia la Nada”), in English “Epic Journey Towards Nowhere,” is Love of Lesbian’s 13th album and their third consecutive album to reach #1 in Spain.

Impactful and compelling, “V.E.H.N.” captures the change, transition, and rebirth we experience as human beings in music form, taking listeners on a powerful ride through the darkness and into the light. Among the album’s enthralling 12-song tracklist are the successful singles “Cosmos,” El Mundo,” and “El Sur” ft. Bunbury, which together have garnered more than 12 million streams to date and more than 42 million streams with the new album. “Among the good news that a band receives throughout its career, some you love, others that surprise you, and others that give you the fuel to keep going forward. 

Our nomination for the Latin GRAMMY…has created a mix of these three emotions. We’d like to thank, in cosmic proportions, everyone that has brought us to this recognition. With love.” – Love of Lesbian

With more than two illustrious decades in the industry, the acclaimed quartet, which unites Juli (guitar), Santi (voice), Jordi (guitar), and Uri (drums), is the most renowned group in the Spanish indie scene, garnering nearly 100 million global streams and placing albums on the highest-selling album lists in Spain thanks to the passion, excitement, and unique perspective they infuse into every one of their beloved songs. The band was also recognized by Rolling Stone Spain as Group of the Year and Tour of the Year (2010 & 2011, respectively), and has achieved multiple awards and accolades, including various Gold and Platinum certifications and a Latin Grammy. 

Love of Lesbian has been traveling throughout Europe on their most ambitious international tour to date, selling out their first date, a 5,000-seat venue, within hours from the start of the sale and achieving multiple SOLD OUTS in cities such as Barcelona and Valencia. The band will continue to tour Europe through December before bringing their award-winning sound to audiences in the United States next year with a highly anticipated tour that will begin on March 23, 2022 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA.


The multi-talented Pitizion, nominated to the Latin GRAMMY 2020 as Best New Artist, shares her unique voice and style to bring to life the new single, “Tal Vez Remix,” from Venezuelan singer Itzza Primera. With this song, these Latinas, who are urban music stars, give strength and empower those who suffer from a broken heart inviting them to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The Colombian infuses the track with her signature urban beat, beautiful vocals, and a powerful attitude, bringing forth a new rhythm that will surely become the new hymn for anyone suffering from a broken heart.

Written by Pitizion, Dejota 2021, Itzza Primera, and Ryan Roy, the new single is a remix of Itzza Primera’s original song “Tal Vez.” With a fresh and upbeat rhythm, “Tal Vez Remix” shows us that a good song can be liberating allowing us to forget our pain and change our perspective. The single talks about how sometimes it’s better to let go of someone who doesn’t love you anymore and realize that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. When a relationship completes its cycle, it is better to leave it in the past and concentrate on loving yourself.

There are always two worlds and visions to things, where sometimes we have light and sunshine, in others rain and darkness, both things are part of the day-to-day and the process,” said Pitizion. 

Given they forged a great friendship during the recording of the LATIN FLOW reality show, Pitizion and Itzza Primera decided to collaborate on this powerful story, which is also part of the series. Pitizion is on her way to the pinnacle of success. Her makeup line is on sale nationwide on all Target stores across the United States. Additionally, the artist is preparing her first tour in Colombia which will be announced in the next few weeks. Ever since Pitizion broke into the Latin music scene, everything she touches turns to gold. With over a million monthly listeners on Spotify, she has no plans of slowing down. Her energy, charisma, emotional lyrics, passion, and humility are molding the future of urban music in Latin America.


The 21-year-old rising Argentine star Nicki Nicole has enlisted Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Mora on the new single “Toa La Vida.” “Toa la Vida” is a love song about feeling that you don’t need much more than each other.

Mora produced “Toa La Vida” and is featured on vocals. “This song with Mora came out of the blue,” Nicki explains. “We really liked each other’s work so when I was in Miami we wrote to get together. When we met in the studio we instantly had a great vibe and the song flowed very naturally. He brought his style and I brought mine, and the song turned out amazing.”

The “Toa La Vida” official music video was directed by Daniel Eguren and filmed in an abandoned Miami warehouse. To highlight the message and the lyrics of the song, the video has a sober and minimalist aesthetic, focused on the dynamic between the two artists.

“Toa La Vida” follows Nicki’s recent single “Me Has Dejado” with Spanish rapper Delaossa. The music video features contrasting scenes of the two musicians with their friends, Nicki stuck on a sinking car and Delaossa in ruins.

Earlier this spring, Nicki performed “No Toque Mi Naik (feat. Lunay)” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She was the first Argentine artist to perform on the acclaimed TV show. Nicki also recently won “Best New Female Artist” for Premio Lo Nuestro and was nominated for “Best New Artist” at the Latin GRAMMYs. Her viral remix for Rochy RD’s “Ella No Es Tuya” was featured on President Obama‘s “2021 Summer Playlist” and now has more than 500 million total streams.


International multi-platinum superstar, Karol G, announced a new show after the closing for her U.S. tour, “Bichota Tour. The Latin GRAMMY®-winning singer-songwriter decided to commemorate her beloved hometown by bringing her last concert of the year to the Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellín, Colombia. Complying with all the protocols established in the prevention of COVID-19, the singer will perform in front of an audience of approximately 25 thousand people. The concert will take place on December 4, 2021, and is presented by Smirnoff Colombia®, tickets are now available via www.tuboleta.com.

“In many parts of the world people have met KAROL G, the already established artist with a success story, but in Colombia, they know Carolina; the one with dreams who use to sing everywhere she could. This is why I feel so honored to be able to return to my home Medellín to perform what could possibly be the most important show of my entire career. I hope that the people who come will be able to experience what will be the most iconic concert to ever take place in the history of Medellín,” expressed the artist.

“Being allies with Karol G allows us from Smirnoff (Smirnoff X1 Lulo and Smirnoff Ice) to be part of this great experience that Colombians will live in Medellin. We both share a commitment to entertainment, diversity, inclusion, and to celebrate what makes us unique. We are proud to be part of this great moment for Colombia,” says José Nicolás Vélez, culture and communications manager of Diageo Colombia.

Karol G Bichota Tour | San Diego Theatres

At the beginning of the summer, Karol G caused a great impact with the announcement of her “Bichota Tour.” Not only because it was the first time that the artist would take her show to some of the most prominent arenas and stages across the U.S., but also because she has broken records with her ticket sales. With just her shows in Puerto Rico, she set the female artist record for the quickest sell-out of two consecutive shows at the legendary Coliseo de Puerto Rico. The “Bichota Tour” will also be touring 20 other U.S. cities, beginning on October 27 at the Mission Ballroom from the city of Denver, CO. Later it will make stops in cities around the country such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Miami.

Karol G will soon be delighting her fans performing in the city of Las Vegas, where she will participate as the main act in J Balvin’s Neon Experience concert series. The singer will be presenting her greatest hits and delivering some of the most dazzling shows of her career thus far. In addition, she will be leading the lineup of artists performing on the opening night of each weekend, which includes three shows on September 4, 10, and 16.

On another hand, the singer has garnered great accomplishments following the release of her collaboration Don’t Be Shy with multi-award-winning music producer Tiësto. The song marked an important moment for her career, being her first song in English. The song debuted at #4 on Spotify’s “Top 10 Global Songs Debut” and quickly made it to the top 100 on the global “Top 200” chart. Today, the music video counts with more than 35 million views on YouTube.