“At a time when Latin music is ‘the new pop’ and Latin artists are recognized in many different realms, we’ve brought together a fascinating group of artists with captivating personalities representing a diverse collection of topics: Film, classical music, wellness, social justice, fashion, and the music industry, to name just a few,” said Leila Cobo, VP, Latin Industry Lead, Billboard. “Together, they will have insightful, one of a kind conversations that will highlight the Latin community in a way that’s never been done before.”
Celebrating its 30th anniversary as the longest-running and biggest Latin music industry, Latin Music Week 2020 was originally scheduled to take place April 20-23 in Las Vegas, NV, and was postponed due to COVID-19.
This year's festivities will be virtual and will feature intimate artist conversations, industry panels, workshops, and performances. Confirmed talent for the three-day immersive experience dedicated to Latin Music, culture, and entertainment includes Sech, Cazzu, Lunay, Natanael Cano, Rauw Alejandro, Camilo, Jhay Cortez, Mariah Angeliq, and many more. Additional participants and schedules will be announced in the coming weeks.
The Billboard Latin Music Awards 2020 will broadcast live on Oct. 21 via Telemundo, with awards to be given out in 59 categories honoring the top artists, songs, albums, labels, publishers, songwriters, and producers of the year.