The news and breakout stars hitting big from South American to Spain.
Breakthrough star: Millennial acts have ensured the future of regional Mexican music, and cowboy-hatted Julión Alvarez leads the pack. Alvarez is currently Spotify Mexico's No. 1 artist for 2015.
Big biz news: Mexican TV giant Televisa premiered the music reality show Me Pongo de Pie in April. Mexican stars Cristian Castro and Espinoza Paz and former Mecano vocalist Ana Torroja judge family members who sing together in the weekly competition.