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From profession milestones and new music releases to main bulletins and extra, Billboard editors spotlight the most recent information buzz in Latin music each week. Right here’s what occurred within the Latin music world this week.

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Jenni Rivera’s Trend Retailer

The Jenni Rivera Trend retailer is re-opening in California, providing t-shirts, merch, memorabilia jackets, and extra, operating from dimension small to 2XL and starting from $19.99 to $99.99. Situated in Brea Mall in Orange County, the Rivera household hopes to increase to a web-based retailer for followers.

“She’s come a good distance from the primary retailer that was opened in 2013 and it’s a very proud second for us to have the ability to obtain this milestone to honor our mom’s legacy”,  Jacqie Rivera & Siblings stated in a press assertion. “I guess she is smiling down remembering the times she used to promote CDs on the swap meets and now she has an entire retailer in a primary location honoring her music profession and legacy.  We welcome all her followers to come back and rejoice and bear in mind her right here with us.”

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Chiquis’ Vacation Music

In different Rivera information, Chiquis unleashed her first-ever vacation tune this week. Giving the Christmas traditional “Jingle Bells” a cumbia and Spanglish twist, the Mexican-American artist launched “Jingle Bells (Vamos All The Manner)” together with a holiday-themed video. Offered by the Latin relationship app Chispa and Cocina, minority-owned manufacturing and media firm, Chiquis flirtatiously associates Jingle Bells with relationship, friendship, household, and even perreo. “This observe marks each the primary Villancico for our Abeja Reina, to remind us that Navidad is all about felicidad y amor. La magia is within the air so vamos, all the best way!” the artist expressed on her YouTube account.

Lupita Nyong’o Embraces her Roots

This week, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o paid tribute to her Mexican roots by singing a tune by the late Juan Gabriel. “Mexico, I’m right here! Right here’s a tune for you,” she shared on TikTok forward of the Black Panther: Wakanda Without end film premiere. The Kenyan-Mexican actress is seen carrying her bathrobe and singing “Me Gusta Estar Contigo.”

In different Juanga information, his heirs and crew launched the final mission the prolific Mexican singer-songwriter was engaged on: the third album of duets of hits, together with the singles “Déjame Vivir” with Anahí, “Ya” with Banda El Recodo and La India, and “Mía un Año” with Eslabón Armado, in addition to the main focus observe “De Mí Enamórate” with Danna Paola. Los Duos 3 comes six years after his dying.

“Despacito” Makes Historical past

Greater than 5 years after its launch, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee‘s “Despacito” extends its reign because the most-viewed music video on YouTube surpassing eight billion views this week. “Who would have thought {that a} melody over my guitar that morning in my home could be listened to in so many locations, by so many individuals,” Fonsi wrote on social media celebrating the tune’s new milestone. “It’s been nearly six years and I nonetheless can’t consider it. The phrases THANK YOU don’t cowl it. 8 billion views, sounds so good.”

The Puerto Rican artist continued thanking those that made all of it potential, together with Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber who jumped on the remix, his co-writer Erika Ender, producers Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo and video director Carlos Pérez, to call a couple of, and his island of Puerto Rico, the place they filmed the video, that includes former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera

Unhealthy Bunny’s Ruling Streak

Apple Music has named Unhealthy Bunny its 2022 artist of the yr, marking the primary time because the Apple Music Awards launched in 2019 {that a} Latin artist has been acknowledged as AOTY, and the primary time just one artist is called for the award.

“Once I began, I didn’t have a world fan base,” he instructed Apple Music in an unique movie. “I’m grateful for every part I’ve achieved and every part I’ve skilled. The Latin music motion has grown a lot. I’d by no means take full credit score or say, ‘It’s due to me.’ No, it’s each one in every of us. A complete era. Our power and presence are all the time felt.” 

The Puerto Rican artist — whose Un Verano Sin Ti Album can also be Apple Music’s most streamed album this yr and the most important Latin album of all time — is acknowledged for his excellence and affect on international tradition in 2022.

Unhealthy Bunny

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