Thursday, February 29

Bad Bunny Gives Back in Puerto Rico & More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

Plus, Shakira gets her own statue in Barranquilla.


From profession turning points to brand-new music releases to significant statements and those little crucial minutes,Signboardeditors highlight uplifting minutes inLatinmusic. Here’s what took place in the Latin music world today.

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Bad Bunny Gives Back

Bad Bunny is investing the vacations in his native Puerto Rico and part of the event included his yearly “Bonita Tradición” present free gift hosted by the artist and his Good Bunny Foundation. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan, the totally free occasion included conventional food and destinations, along with 25,000 presents that were given out to kids and teens. Bad Bunny remained in participation to give out sports equipment, music instruments, art sets and more presents focused on promoting the love of music, art and sports. Other artists who signed up with the cause consisted of Miky Woodz, Young Miko and Dei V.


Taking Control Of Times Square on New Year’s Eve

New york city City’s Times Square is getting ready to host its yearly New Year’s Eve event, that includes the telecasted ball reducing throughout the countdown to the brand-new year. The custom, which has actually been commemorated for 120 years now, will boast 2 Latin artists as part of this year’s celebrations. Argentine star Maria Becerra and Mexican reggaeton artist Yng Lvcas will carry out an assortment of their greatest hits at the Planet Fitness Center Stage. The previous is arranged to carry out at 10:04 p.m. and the latter at 11:02 p.m. ET. Both efficiencies will air reside on Univision and the Times Square New Year’s Eve webcast.

Shakira Honored in Her Hometown

Today, Shakira was bestowed a 20-foot-tall bronze statue in her home town of Barranquilla, Colombia. Worn among her popular belly-dancing attires, with her hips swaying and her arms raised, the monolith includes a plaque that checks out: “On Feb. 2, 1977, the town of Barranquilla and the world experienced the birth of a heart that makes up, hips that do not lie, a voice that moves masses and a set of bare feet that stroll for the good of kids and humankind.” The Colombian star was not present at the grand expose, however her moms and dads were. “I am really thrilled about this homage to Colombian ladies and Barranquilleras inside and outside my land!” the vocalist revealed on Instagram.

Myriam Hernández is Celebrated in Chile

Today, Chilean singer-songwriter Myriam Hernández was acknowledged as a “Fundamental Figure of Chilean Music” by the Society of Authors. “I more than happy and grateful for the news,” the artist understood for hits such as “El Hombre que yo Amo,” “Huele a Peligro” and “Te pareces tanto a él'” stated in a declaration.

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