Hosted by Telemundo Personalities Jorge Bernal and Kimberly Dos Ramos, the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert is one of the featured events of the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, held April 21-24 in Miami, FL
International Latin pop music stars David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi are slated to perform at the highly anticipated Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert to be held at LIV Nightclub in Miami Beach on April 23rd. The event is a prelude celebration to the Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm® featuring two of the most popular Latin pop contemporary artists.
Hosted by Telemundo personalities Jorge Bernal (Suelta la Sopa and La Voz Kids) and Kimberly Dos Ramos (Marido en Alquiler), the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert is part of the Billboard Latin Music Conference Presented by State Farm in Association with Pepsi, the longest-running and most prestigious event in the world dedicated to Latin music. The Conference will take place April 21-24, 2014, at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL. Registration information can be found at www.BillboardLatinConference.com and by following the event on: Facebook/Billboard and Twitter: @Billboard with the hashtag #BBLATIN.
Billboard Latin Music Award winner David Bisbal has earned the respect and love of critics and fans alike thanks to his powerful voice and smash hits “Ave Maria,” “Buleria,” and “Quien me Iba a Decir,” among many others. Since his debut in 2002, Bisbal has sold more than five million albums, earning him 60 gold and platinum album certifications; and has performed at over 600 concerts around the world. Bisbal’s recently released highly anticipated fifth studio album, “Tu y Yo,” features his most recent hit “Diez Mil Maneras” and is an evolution of his personal sound.
Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi has been leading a new generation of Latin music for more than 15 years. Throughout his successful career, the Billboard Latin Music Award winner has released seven studio albums and earned multiple platinum and gold album certifications. Fonsi has performed around the world including notable singing presentations for Pope John Paul II and the Nobel Prize ceremony for President Barack Obama. In early 2014, Fonsi released the first single “Corazon en la Maleta” from his upcoming album due in the spring of 2014. The album was recorded live in the renowned Kensaltown Studios and was mastered in the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London.
“Celebrating a quarter of a century is a big deal, and to do so, we have brought together two of Latin music’s most celebrated international singer-songwriters,” says Leila Cobo, Billboard’s Executive Director of Latin Content and Programming. “Having David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi share the stage in a Billboard celebration is a one of a kind event.”
The Billboard Latin Music Conference will also feature appearances by music stars Carlos Vives, David Correy, Enrique Iglesias, Laura Pausini, Gloria Trevi, Kat Dahlia, La Marisoul, Leslie Grace, and performances by Benavides, Cabas, Chantel Collado, Frankie Negrón, Jayma y Dalex, Los Adolescentes, Luis Enrique, Merari, Renzo, Ronald Borjas and Víctor Drija, among others.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Billboard Latin Music Conference Presented by State Farm in Association with Pepsi, is the longest-running and most prestigious event in the world dedicated to Latin music. Every year, the conference draws hundreds of industry executives, top Latin music artists, leading brand marketers, national radio programmers, prominent producers, and many more for four days of exclusive Q&A’s, provocative presentations and panel discussions, compelling case studies, cutting-edge artist showcases, and exclusive networking events.
This year, the Conference celebrates this important milestone providing attendees with new and exciting opportunities such as new panels, the new Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards, Powered by CLIO and Hosted by Telemundo and mun2, the return of the Billboard En Concierto music series for its fifth edition and the Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert. The Conference culminates with the Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm, a three-hour multi-million dollar production that will broadcast live on Telemundo Thursday, April 24 at 8PM (7PM Central). The awards honor the biggest music stars based on Billboard’s weekly charts, and features performances by top artists across all genres of Latin music.