This Week in Latin Notas: Ricky Martin to Perform in Mexico, Lali's Tour Dates & More

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Ricky Martin performs as part of KQ Live at Coliseo Jose M. Agrelot on Oct. 5, 2018 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

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

Check out this week's bulletin below.

Ricky Martin to perform in Mexico

Ricky Martin will be performing at the XVII Nobel Peace Laureates World Summit, at the Yucatan for Peace concert on Sept. 21 in Yucatan, Mexico. The concert is a celebration that seeks to change the world through music and to awaken consciences and guide the actions of individuals to build more peaceful scenarios in the world. Tickets for concert are on sale at here.

Manuel Turizo’s album debut, ADN, is certified

Manuel Turizo and Julián Turizo’s ADN album received gold and platinum certificates in Mexico after its release and reached 7 times the platinum certification in the United States. Their song “Una Lady Como Tu” achieved gold certifications in Argentina, platinum in Chile, diamond in Colombia, 3 times platinum in Canada, 4 times platinum plus diamond certification in Mexico, gold in Peru, 4 times platinum in Spain and 8 times platinum in the United States.



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Farruko mixes classic hits on HBO Latino’s “En Letra de Otro” special

Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Farruko has taken classic hit songs such as Rivera’s “Qué Hay de Malo,” Yandel’s “Te Suelto el Pelo,” Divino’s “Me Trancaron” and Ricardo Arjona’s “Asignatura Pendiente” to give it his own twist for the HBO Latino series, En Letra de Otro. Filmed in Puerto Rico, Farruko sings his favorite songs that have inspired him throughout his career. This is the third edition of HBO Latino’s En Letra de Otro series, executive produced by Sharo Towers, and follows Pedro Capo: En Letra de Otro, which premiered on August 2017 and won a Latin Grammy for the best long form video category and 2018's Gente de Zona: En Letra de Otro.

Lali announces first U.S. tour dates

Argentine singer-songwriter Lali has announced her first tour in the United States. The tour will begin Oct. 26 in San Antonio, TX., and will continue in New York, Nashville, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Miami. For the last few months, Lali has been dedicated to her musical career, especially in the U.S. See the dates and cities below.


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