This Week on Latin Notas: Maluma Sets Date For New Single, Anitta's Reveals Her Favorite Latin Singer & More

Fernando Tomez

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. Check out what's happening in the last week of February.

Maluma to drop a new single?

Colombian singer Maluma, who is also confirmed for Billboard Latin Music Week in Vegas, has been teasing a new song, set to be released on March 9. The cover seems to be a hundred dollar bill with red lipstick on top:


March 9, 2018

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Nicky Jam is ready to drop a new single, too.

If you were missing Nicky Jam, don’t worry, because the superstar is getting ready to hit the radio and streaming platforms with his new single “X” (Equis) with J Balvin, on Friday, March 2. Now, are you ready to see more “Bromance” moments? For now, check their social posts.


✖️| MARZO 2 | Se Paraliza El Mundo -- | @nickyjampr x @jbalvin

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Dímelo @jbalvin "X" 2 de Marzo #X

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#XNJXJB 2 de marzo @jbalvin

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Who is Anitta’s favorite Latin artist?

Brazilian singer Anitta has shown that she is capable to sing in different languages and a good example is her latest single “Downtown” with J Balvin. Now, leaving aside her amazing friendship with Balvin (and all the collabs), the singer actually admires Spanish-language music. And, during Premio Lo Nuestro magenta carpet, Billboard had the opportunity to ask who is her favorite artist. The answer: Luis Miguel. Watch the full interview:


@anitta tells Billboard who is her favorite Latin artist

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Ednita Nazario to perform in New York, Miami and Orlando

Puerto Rican singer, Ednita Nazario has announced the dates for her Una Vida Tour 2018 in United States. The concerts, produced by NYK productions, will start on March 9 in New York and will continue in Orlando (Mar. 16) and Miami (Mar. 17). For ticket information, click here

Dillon Francis and Fuego took over Mexico.

After dropping the single "We The Funk," on Feb. 21, Dillon Francis and Fuego joined forces to perform live the new song in Mexico. “What a beautiful week I had here in Mexico and to top it all off playing We The Funk live in front of 60k+ people with my brother,” wrote Francis.

Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2018