“I am really delighted to be ready to aid the advancement of women’s basketball in Puerto Rico,” Anuel claimed in a assertion. “We have a good deal of expertise in the place that desires assistance and I am additional than happy to be component of this and carry on with the legacy of this league that even went to the Olympics this calendar year. We are incredibly happy of them and of the several wins that are to arrive.”
The information follows Anuel’s formerly introduced enterprise as an trader in local basketball by turning into the operator of the Capitanes de Arecibo of the Nationwide Remarkable Basketball League (BSN) of Puerto Rico.
Jhay Cortez’s Timelezz tracks get double-platinum certification
On the heels of the launch of his sophomore album Timelezz, Jhay Cortez’s is celebrating that four tracks showcased on the album have possibly been given double-platinum certification or been licensed gold, according to the Recording Marketplace Affiliation of The us (RIAA). Cortez’s “Christian Dior” acquired the double-platinum certification, whilst “Los Bo,” “Kobe En L.A.” and “En Mi Cuarto” went gold.
Billboard caught up with Cortez to break down five tracks off his Timelezz album. This is what he experienced to say about the Anuel-assisted “Ley Seca,” “Tokyo” and “Dilema,” among others.
Maná to obtain Icon Award
Maná will be honored with the icon award at the 2021 Billboard Latin New music Awards, Billboard and Telemundo announced. The chart-topping and Grammy-winning Mexican rock band will be recognized for “obtaining carved out a occupation that has not only remained pertinent through time but has also produced them the most distinguished band in their style, celebrated globally for attaining the two musical and business success.”
Maná will also supply an unique general performance of their new one, a remake of the common “El Reloj Cucú” that includes 12-year-aged vocalist Mabel, throughout the awards present. In addition, Maná’s frontman will be joined by Mabel to host the Within the Soul of the Artist panel, which will honor single moms and talk about increasing up fatherless and the position heartbreak plays in the imaginative course of action, at the Billboard Latin Audio Week — which returns to Miami Sept. 20-24.
Karol G’s rockstar summer months concert
Wearing her most effective rock star outfit — leather-based pants styled with silver chains — Karol G took the virtual phase on Monday (Aug. 30) to headline the to start with of two Rockstar Summer Spotlight live shows, the place she done hits such as “Bichota” and “El Barco.”
“I am extremely pleased to be in this article tonight sharing with all of you,” the Colombian singer-songwriter stated just after opening her set with chart-topping observe “Bichota.” “[I’m] incredibly grateful for the option. I’ve picked some of my favorite tunes from my new album that I want to share with all of you now. I hope you are acquiring a excellent time at home … and that you sing each one particular of these tracks with me.”
The 2nd Rockstar Summertime Highlight live performance will element dance star SAINt JHN.
Sessi’s “2C” rakes in just one million streams on Spotify
Pursuing its release in March, rising artist Sessi’s “2C” has surpassed the one million streams on Spotify, becoming her to start with solitary to join the thousands and thousands club. The monitor was produced by Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum producer Gavriel “Vein” Rafael.
“The desire is absolutely free, but the hustle is offered separately,” Sessi tells Billboard. “Hitting a million streams is a main milestone for me. As an emerging artist, and ‘2C’ being only my third single, it suggests my hustle and expertise is not heading unnoticed. I’m grateful to God, my team, and my supporters for never offering up on me.”