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.
Becky G receives her first YouTube button
Singer Becky G received her first YouTube button and she couldn’t believe it! The plaque is to honor that Becky reached a million subscribers on her channel. And on Saturday (Jan. 20) at Calibash 2018 in Los Angeles, she finally held — after earning another five million subscribers — her first ever YouTube button plaque. See Becky G’s reaction below:
Prince Royce is back to running
Prince Royce is back, though not necessarily with new music. The bachata singer has a new hobby: running marathons. Royce has announced that he will be joining the Fitbit Marathon and Half Marathon in Miami on January 28, where he will compete with other 25,000 runners. Royce will be honored with the title of Grand Marshal of the race. “My experience last year with the New York Marathon impressed and inspired me to participate once again in these types of challenges,” Royce said in a statement.
Gerardo Ortiz, Regulo Caro, Ulices Chaidez y sus Pebles and Lenin Ramirez announce a tour
Regional Mexican singer Gerardo Ortiz is ready to embark upon his 2018 U.S. tour, but he won’t be going alone. The singer has joined forces with Del Records rooster including Regulo Caro, Ulices Chaidez y sus Pebles and Lenin Ramirez to go on tour in the U.S. The first concert will take place at The Forum in Los Angeles on February 3.
Shakira adds dates for El Dorado tour
Superstar Shakira is doing as much as she can to kick off her El Dorado tour this summer. In the meantime, Shak is re-building the new dates and as a gift to her European fans, the “Perro Fiel” singer has added 3 more dates to her tour in Europe. See the new additions below:
TOUR NEWS! Shak just added new dates in Hamburg, London & Bordeaux to the European leg of her #ElDoradoWorldTour this summer. Tickets go on sale on Friday, but follow Shak on @Viber now for exclusive presale access tomorrow! ShakHQ NOTICIAS DE LA GIRA! Shak acaba de añadir nuevas fechas en Hamburgo, Londres y Burdeos en la gira de #ElDoradoWorldTour este verano. La venta general empieza este Viernes pero si siguen a Shakira en @viber tendrán acceso a pre-venta a partir de mañana! ShakHQ
Jennifer Lopez shows no fear
Jennifer Lopez has shown that she is a strong woman. And as proof of that, the “Amor, Amor, Amor” singer posted on Instagram a video doing the “fear box challenge,” where she had to guess what it’s inside the box after touching it with her hands. With no fear, Lopez tried to guess all three challenges. The clip is part of her Super Saturday Night concert, which is set to air on DirecTV on Feb. 3.