Welcome to episode 2 of Billboard’s Latin Connection Podcast — a weekly update on the latest Latin music & chart news and exclusive interviews.
This week, co-hosts Leila Cobo and Griselda Flores talk about Reik climbing to No. 3 the Latin Airplay chart with their urban version of “Ya me enteré” featuring superstar Nicky Jam. The track also becomes the Mexican band’s second top 10 on Hot Latin Songs, peaking at No. 8 this week.
We also have the inside scoop on Ricky Martin and Maluma‘s new collab “Vente Pa’ Ca.” The Latin stars filmed the music video in Miami this week, and Billboard has exclusive details about the track and video.
On this episode, we have an interview with Latin Grammy-winning band Monsieur Periné who talk life after taking home the Best New Artist award in 2015, the evolving music scene in Colombia and share exclusive details about their upcoming album.
The alternative band recently wrapped their U.S. trek where they visited Midwest states like Illinois and Wisconsin for the first time.
Listen to Monsieur Periné’s interview, a special performance of “Mi libertad” and more on this week’s Latin Connection: