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Bad Bunny, Steve Aoki & More Announced as Panelists for Billboard Latin Music Week

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Bad Bunny attends the Univision's "Premios Juventud" 2017 Celebrates The Hottest Musical Artists And Young Latinos Change-Makers at Watsco Center on July 6, 2017 in Coral Gables, Fla.

Billboard’s Latin Music week, taking place April 23-26 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, will feature panels highlighting the biggest and most influential stars in Latin music. Today, Billboard has announced the first round of panel discussions, featuring some giant stars. 

After appearing at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards last year, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio -- better known as up-and-coming Latin sensation Bad Bunny -- will sit for a 30-minute Q&A titled, “The New Trap King” at this year’s conference on April 24.

Electronic superstar Steve Aoki and producer RedOne will be conducting a “Producing for the Global Market” panel alongside Latin mega producers, Andres Torres and Mauricio Rengifo. The panel, taking place on April 25, will feature a discussion on how to make a hit global sensation.

As for one of the more unique aspects of the conference, the “Mexillenials” panel will feature some of the youngest Mexican artists on the charts. These millennials continue to change the game in regional Mexican music. The panel will consist of male heartthrob Ulices Chaidez, Adriel Favela, Pepe Garza, Christian Nodal, Jesus Mendoza, Cesar Sanchez, and Cornelio Vega Jr.

“Every year the panels that take place at Billboard’s Latin Music Week become more exclusive, cutting-edge, and influential,” says Leila Cobo, Billboard’s Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Music and Entertainment. “ We are so excited to provide the Latin music industry with ever-changing discussions -- unlike any other genre based conference in the industry,” says Cobo.

To register for Latin Music Week events, click here.

Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2018


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