Chyno Miranda's Release Party, Maluma Hits Top 3 on Social 50 & More: Latin Notas

Chyno Miranda visits at SiriusXM Studios on May 30, 2017 in New York City.
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Chyno Miranda visits at SiriusXM Studios on May 30, 2017 in New York City.  

Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard's editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment.

Maluma Goes Top 3 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart

It is no surprise that Maluma is No. 3 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart, and the Colombian heartthrob is the only Latin music artist in the top 20 this week. Side by side with him in the top five are Selena Gomez (No. 2), Ariana Grande (No. 4) and Justin Bieber (No. 5).

 

Que buena compañía / in good company -- @billboard

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Nicky Jam to Release “El Amante” Remix Feat. Ozuna & Bad Bunny

Nicky Jam has joined forces with the new generation of urban artists to release an “El Amante” remix. The song will now feature Ozuna and Bad Bunny and is set to be released on Friday (June 23) at 8 p.m. ET on Jam’s YouTube channel.

 

Esta noche ---- #ElAmanteRemix @ozunapr @badbunnypr #Fenix

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Chyno Miranda Officially Launches Solo Career

Chyno Miranda, ex-member of duo Chino & Nacho, officially launched his solo career with a private party at Magnus Media offices in Miami. The event started with the presentation of his new video for “Quedate Conmigo” and continued with the Venezuelan singer performing three songs live. Before the mini-concert, Chyno sat down with Billboard to talk about his future plans, the situation in Venezuela and more. Click here to see the full interview.

Gerardo Ortiz's Album Arrives

Gerardo Ortiz's long-awaited album Comeré Callado Vol. 1 has been simultaneously released throughout the U.S. and Mexico. The 16-track album includes his recent hit singles, the banda ballad “Regresa Hermosa” (Return, Lovely) and the norteño heartbreaker “Para Qué Lastimarme” (Why Hurt Me). With the album, Ortiz goes back to his norteño roots and musically explores with sierreño and campirana arrangements on some of his songs, proving himself once again as one of the most prolific singer-songwriters in the genre. To celebrate the release of his new CD, Gerardo Ortiz will be doing in-stores throughout the United States and Mexico. See Gerardo Ortiz at Billboard talking about the album:

Gerardo Ortiz Q&A

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J Balvin Announces New Single

J Balvin continues exploring sounds. The urban singer has teamed up with French artist/DJ/producer Willy William for their new single “Mi Gente” (My People), set for release June 30. Also, Balvin will celebrate Energia’s one-year anniversary on Saturday.

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