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.
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee did not waste any time after Billboard broke the news about their collab with Justin Bieber hitting the No. 1 on Hot 100 chart, taking to social media to celebrate. Both artists were really thankful to fans for all support and -- of course -- to Bieber for jumping on the song. “Music has no language. Let's keep making history,” Fonsi wrote, while Yankee posted, “We surpassed all cultural barriers, and we are unifying the world through music.”
CNCO announced on social media that they will be special guests at Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman show in Costa Rica on July 9. Also, the boy band is set to join Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias on their U.S. tour, which starts June 3 in Chicago.
#CNCOwners de Costa Rica, estamos muy felices de anunciarles que somos los invitados especiales del #DangerousWomanTour de Ariana Grande! ---- #CNCOenCR
Olga Tañon Sets Guinness Record
Puerto Rican singer Olga Tañon has set a Guinness World Record for being the first female artist to score 27 tracks in the top 10 of Billboard's Tropical Airplay chart between 1994 and 2017. In addition, "La Mujer de Fuego" is the biggest individual winner of Premios Lo Nuestro, with 30 awards between 1990 and 2015.
Carlos Vives on Venezuelan Crisis
During Mother’s Day weekend, Colombian superstar Carlos Vives performed at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, where he did not miss the opportunity to dedicate a few words to Venezuela. “We are twins, Siamese twins, we are next to each other. We feel the pain that hurts my brothers and sisters,” he said. Vives toured the U.S. for a month, and seven of his eight concerts were sold out.