Some of Latin music’s top urban artists will take the stage at the 2015 Latin Billboard Music Conference as part of the New Latin Urban Movement panel on April 29, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton Miami Beach. Headlining the panel will be Colombian rising star, J Balvin who will be joined by heavy-hitters, Farruko, Nicky Jam, Justin Quiles, and Plan B.
Moderating the panel will be none other than, Alex Sensation, international DJ, record producer, radio personality, and host of his own four-hour syndicated mix show for SBS (Spanish Broadcasting System) airing across the United States and globally online.
Balvin, who had a breakout year has notched two No. 1s on Billboard’s Latin Rhythm and Latin Airplay charts in the past year and is currently on tour with Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull. His current single “Ay vamos” spent 16th week at No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin Rhythm Airplay chart and 10 weeks at No. 2 on Hot Latin Songs. Another Balvin #1’s, 6 A.M., features fellow panelist Farruko who has firmly positioned himself as one of the genre’s most successful and versatile artists at the moment. His current single, “Lejos De Aquí” is currently No.4 on Billboard’s Latin Rhythm Airplay chart.
One of the most highly anticipated participants on the panel is Nicky Jam, a pioneer of the reggaeton movement, his hard work and dedication to his craft have earned him one of the top independently released songs of 2014, “Travesuras”. As one of the most successful duos in the urban latin genre, Plan B have maintained chart topping success year after year. Their August release Love & Sex was a key recording of the past year’s full-blown reggaeton comeback, bringing the urban beat back after a period in which reggaeton superstars had detoured into dance pop and reaching No. 2 on Billboard’s Latin Rhythm Album charts. And to round-off the panel, new-comer, Justin Quiles who had an extraordinary year in 2014 with his single, “Maria” and also collaborated as a composer on Yandel’s debut solo album.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference culminates with the Billboard Latin Music Awards, airing live on Telemundo April 30th. To register for the Billboard Latin Music conference, visit BillboardLatinConference.com.