Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard‘s editors, about new songs, videos, concert announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment.
Thalia working on new music
Mexican diva Thalia is driving her fans crazy after sharing on social media that she is back in the studio to work on new music. Her post shows her husband, Tommy Mottola, playing a piano during a recording session, while another post shows the Mexican singer in a songwriting session with Venezuelans Mario Caceres and Servando Primera.
Did you miss Adriel Favela’s performance at Billboard?
Regional Mexican act Adriel Favela presented his new album Azul Se Mira by performing live at Billboard. The live performance included three songs, “Me Llamo Juan,” “Tomen Nota” and “Chequen el Porte.” If you missed it, watch below:
Adriel Favela Musica is here to perform new music! #billboardlive
Posted by Billboard Latin on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
More superstars join Maná to celebrate Mexican independence day
Maná are no longer alone in celebrating Mexican independence day in Las Vegas. Live Nation has announced many other acts such as Ricky Martin, Alejandro Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, among others, who will also be performing in Vegas to celebrate Fiestas Patrias 2017 in September. See dates and venues below:
This week, Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, David Bisbal and Sebastian Yatra were proud to take their Latin flavor all the way to London. The singers performed at the O2 arena as part of the first-ever Hola London festival. Below, see some social media posts by Juanes, Bisbal and Guerra.
La Santa Cecilia and Mon Laferte tribute Café Tacvba
La Santa Cecilia and singer Mon Laferte joined forces to tribute rock band Café Tacvba with a new version of “Ingráta.” The song was recorded live on a rooftop alongside the Zocalo, the Historic Center of Mexico City — giving an opportunity to appreciate the classic colonial architecture of the Metropolitan Cathedral, along with the songs’ traditional folkloric sound.