Latin Notas: Gerardo Ortiz Tour Dates, Warner Music Latina's New VP of Marketing
This week in Latin Notas, the weekly news summary compiled by the Billboard Latin editors, Gerardo Ortiz confirms tour dates, Warner Music Latina announces new VP of marketing and Reik celebrate their new album Ahora.
Warner Music Latina announces new VP of marketing
Warner Music Latin has officially announced that Ruben Abraham is the new VP of Marketing, replacing Miguel Garrocho who left the company after 10 years on the position. With more than 20 years of experience in the music industry, Rubén Abraham joined Warner Music Mexico in 2005, invited by Sergio Affonso. During the last 6 years he supervised the digital strategy of the company as Commercial Director and has worked with Latin artists such as: Laura Pausini, Jesse & Joy, Miguel Bosé, Luis Miguel, Alex Ubago, Rosana, Sandoval, Manuel Medrano, Piso 21, Ximena Sariñana, Maite Perroni, Buika, Jorge Drexler, among others. As of June 2019, Abraham joined the Warner Music Latina team, invited by Iñigo Zabala and Gabriela Martinez, to collaborate as Vice President of Marketing from the Miami office.
Gerardo Ortiz 2019 tour dates
Gerardo Ortiz has announced his 2019 tour dates. The regional Mexican singer is set to perform in 13 cities starting on June 15 in Bluffs, IA and continuing in Atlanta, GA; San Jose, CA; Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA, among other cities. See full schedule below.
Reik’s Ahora album reaches platino level
Reik members are celebrating that their latest album Ahora has been named a platino album a week after its release. The band shared the news by posting on Instagram photo with the plaque. Ahora is the result of their renovated sound that keeps their classic Latin pop combined with urban. Overall, the 9-track set showcases Reik’s musical growth.