Jan 14


Lineup Features Exclusive Interview with Trap Star Anuel AA & the Highly-Anticipated Return of the Women’s Panel

MIAMI (January 14, 2019) – Billboard, the leading destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, officially opens registration today for its annual Latin Music Week at The Venetian in Las Vegas April 22-25, 2019. The most respected conference and award show in Latin music will once again bring the top artists, executives and power players in the industry together for a week of concerts, showcases, interviews, keynotes and industry panels. To register for the conference, visit Latin Music Week 2019.

Puerto Rican trap star Anuel AA, who followed a three-year prison stint by topping the Billboard charts and selling out his first U.S. tour, will sit down for an exclusive one-on-one interview. The week’s lineup will also include the highly-anticipated return of the Women’s Panel as well as “Machismo and Feminism,” a look at contemporary regional Mexican music.

“We are proud to always be ahead of the curve, says Leila Cobo, Billboard’s Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Music and Entertainment. “We were the first media outlet to interview Anuel AA the day he walked out a free man, and now, we will be the media outlet to celebrate nine months of extraordinary achievements.”

Registration to the conference will allow attendees access to three days of panels, one-on-one sessions and showcases, plus tickets to the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live on Telemundo on April 25.

Special loyalty and early bird rates are available.

Now in its 29th year, Latin Music Week features Q&A sessions and panels, including its signature “Star Q&As” as well as panels focusing on streaming, videos, mainstream and Latin collaborations and more. Latin Music Week will also bring back its standout Women’s panel which was a catalyst for change in the Latin industry in 2018.

To apply for media credentials for Billboard Latin Music Week 2019, please click here. All submissions are due no later than Friday, April 12, 2019. Please note that submitting a request for a credential does NOT guarantee approval.

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