The artist as a superstar and agent of change
April 7, 2017.(Miami, FL.) – Billboard, the world’s largest voice in music, today announced that Latin Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Miguel Bosé will headline the “Legends Session” panel during the 28th anniversary of the Billboard Latin Music Conference Wednesday April 26,2017 from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Miami.
Miguel Bosé, one of Spain’s most celebrated singer/songwriters, has released 17 studio albums and has sold more than 30 million albums. He’s toured the world and garnered over 70 #1 hits on both European and American charts. Bosé received Spain’s International Medal of the Arts 2016 and also earned the prestigious Ondas Award for his outstanding career. Bosé was named Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Person of the Year in 2013.
Miguel achieved unparalleled success with his live album, Bosé MTV Unplugged, which debuted at #1 in 9 countries; Spain, Mexico, United States, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Panama, Argentina and Ecuador. Miguel Bosé is an active supporter of Patrimonio Indigena Mex, Fund, Lucha Contra el SIDA, Paz Sin Fronteras, LARAS Berklee Scholarship, Nat.Geo’s Pristine Seas and Marviva Marine Corridor Project among others.
Other specials guests at the conference include;Maluma, (recording artist),Ednita Nazario (artist), Farruko (recording artist), Walter Kolm (president/CEO, WK Entertainment LLC) Rodrigo Belmonte (LATAM Commercial Manager, Shazam), Rocio Guerrero (Head of Latin Culture, Shows & Editorial, Spotify), and Juan Diego Medina (CEO La Industria, and manager of Nicky Jam and Chocquibtown) among others.
The conference which will be held April 24-26 at the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach FL will also feature key industry leaders and music stars. Registration to the conference is open at BillboardLatinConference.com with loyalty and group rates available.
Close to 1,000 attendees are expected at this must-attend event, which once again will feature Q&A sessions and panels with top artists, label, radio, marketing, brand, music service and brand executives. As always, the conference will feature “Superstar Q&As” and marquee sessions like the “Divas Panel” and the yearly groundbreaking “Urban Panel.” Last year, panelists included Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Marc Anthony and many others.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference 2017 culminates with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live on the Telemundo network April 27 from the Watsco Center at the University of Miami.
For information on the conference and awards, visit BillboardLatinConference.com.
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About Miguel Bosé
Icon and an innovative force in the Latin scene; Miguel Bosé is the most influential Spanish artist worldwide. Over 30 million albums sold 70 # 1 singles, Latin Grammy winner, LARAS Person of the Year 2013 and innumerable accolades. He is an active supporter of Patrimonio Indigena Mex, Fund. Lucha Contra el SIDA, Paz Sin Fronteras, LARAS Berklee Scholarship, Nat.Geo’s Pristine Seas and Marviva Marine Corridor Project among others. His MTV Unplugged debuted #1 in 9 countries and the worldwide Estaré Tour kicked off with unprecedented attendance.
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