Standouts from the 40-plus acts that performed at the Billboard Latin Music Conference showcases.

1. Band Of Bitches

Their bio claims that they're aliens, though under their latex hoods are members of Plastilina Mosh and other Latin alternative bands. BOB brought the fusion-fueled energy of Northern Mexico--mixing rock, hip-hop and regional Mexican rhythms--to the stage of the BMI/peermusic/Sony showcase at Grand Central.

 

2. Mariana Vega

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