The veteran Puerto Rican artist recently lost his mother, but went ahead with his scheduled performance at Bank United Center, where he sang the new single “Humanos a Marte.” The response was a stunning, thankful ovation from the audience.
A remake of an Algerian song, set to a salsa beat, helped propel Marc Anthony to become the top winner at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which aired live on the Telemundo network on April 24. Anthony took home 10 awards, including Artist of the year and Hot Latin Song, Digital Song and Latin Airplay Song of the year for "Vivir Mi Vida," a track that spent 17 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart—a record for 2014.
Enrique Iglesias drew roars of approval from the hundreds attending the Spanglish Q&A session when he announced the news that he would be touring with Pitbull and Columbian singer J Balvini in the fall.
In some ways music executive Afo Verde, who gave a presentation during the Billboard Latin Conference in Miami yesterday, is a rock star. Verde delivered a presentation to the Latin Conference in Miami stressing that artists follow their own beat.
Marc Anthony was born to sing. But there's a whole lot more to this Latin superstar's skill-set. He founded the Maestro Cares organization that recently built an orphanage in the Dominican Republic and plans more in Colombia and in Mexico. There's also a tequila brand, a clothes line, an antioxidant and a new album is in the works.