Elvis Crespo is mobbed by the crowd during his performance at the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto)
The Billboard Bash, presented by State Farm, brought together members of the music industry to celebrate music with special performances by DJ Juan Magan and Elvis Crespo.
The event, hosted by TV Crash & Guad of mun2, included performances by Grupo Treo, Santaye, Norka Luque and Jossie Cordoba who got the evening's guests to get up and dance.
The hosts for the evening: mun2's Crash (left) and Guad. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Those performances were followed by a set from singer/songwriter Horacio Palencia and salsa group N'Klabe, performing several songs into the night at Cameo nightclub in Miami Beach.
Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Conent & Programming at Billboard, also presented several industry awards to top industry achievers such as Sony and Universal, among others. Some of those in attendance included Billboard Publisher Tommy Page; SESAC Latina's VP of Writer/Publisher Relations J.J. Cheng; Nir Seroussi, general manager, Sony Music, U.S. Latin and Hanna Bolte, VP and Media & Talent Relations at mun2/Telemundo.
Salsa group N'Klabe posing with themselves on the cover of Billboard Magazine. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Seroussi, who received one of several awards, brought the Sony team to the stage and thanked them and all those who supported the label.
The night closed with an electrifying showcase by Magan, but Crespo, too, performed an impressive set including his signature hit, "Suavemente."
The event's official sponsors included Pepsi and Rum Ron Atlantico.
DJ Juan Magan performs during the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Jossie Cordoba entertaining the packed crowd. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Nir Seroussi, general manager of Sony Music U.S. Latin, accepting an industry award. (Photo: Michael Seto)
(L-R): Billboard's Leila Cobo, Universal Music Latino/Machete general manager Luis Estrada, Universal Music Latin Entertainment president Victor Gonzalez, and Billboard's Justino Aguila. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Norka Luque performs at the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Elvis Crespo and Jossie Cordoba joke around at the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto)
Grupo Treo arrives to the event at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto)