Archive for October, 2009

Alexis Y Fido are a sensation in Argentina!

Posted in Urban on October 20, 2009 by smlpress

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ALEXIS & FIDO CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF
FANS AND MEDIA ALIKE IN THEIR FIRST VISIT TO ARGENTINA!

THE FAMOUS URBAN DUO WENT TO
PROMOTE THEIR NEW CD ‘DOWN TO EARTH’

‘THE PITBULLS’ SAW THEIR DREAM OF VISITING
THAT SOUTH AMERICAN NATION COME TRUE

ARGENTINE MEDIA AND FANS ENTHUSIASTICALLY
WELCOMED THESE PUERTO RICAN STARS

Miami, FL (October 19, 2009) – They had been trying for years to promote their work in Argentina, and they finally made it happen: urban music stars Alexis & Fido recently visited that South American nation and were enthusiastically embraced by the public.

Expanding their talent into new markets, Raúl “Alexis” Ortiz and Joel “Fido” Martínez, spent from October 5th through the 11th promoting their latest release, Down to Earth, in that country.

But the authors of Ojos que no ven and the new hit Bartender never expected to receive such a warm welcome from fans in Buenos Aires and such interest from media outlets.

The Pitbulls, nominated in two occasions to the prestigious Latin Grammy music awards, appeared on Argentina’s main entertainment TV programs, conducted interviews in the most important websites and sat down with various publications.

Besides their visit to Argentina, there’s lot more in store for Alexis & Fido: they are scheduled to visit Venezuela; will record a song, Suavecito Despacio, with their Puerto Rican colleagues Wisin & Yandel; and have plans for a TV show.

For more information on Alexis & Fido, please visit visit http://www.alexisyfido.com, http://www.youtube/alexisyfido and http://www.myspace.com/thepitbulls

Reik son Ganadores como “Mejor Artista Pop” en los Premios MTV 2009

Posted in Pop, Rock on October 16, 2009 by smlpress

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Reik obtuvo el reconocimiento como “Mejor Artista Pop” en la Octava entrega de Los premios MTV Latinoamérica 2009, compitiendo contra artistas como: Jesse & Joy, Fanny Lu, Miranda! y Paulina Rubio; siendo los seguidores del grupo quien les diera la victoria a través de sus votos, en la premiación que se llevó ayer en Los Ángeles, California.

En el 2005 Reik obtuvo 3 lenguas dentro de los Premios MTV dentro de las categorías a “Mejor grupo o dúo”, “Mejor artista” y “Mejor Artista Revelación”, lo que hace diferente estos premios al que ahora recibieron, es que actualmente ya son un artista consolidado que se mantiene en el gusto del público por su evolución musical.

Para el próximo 5 de noviembre Reik se encontrará compitiendo en la Décima entrega del Latin Grammy, nominados en la categoría “Mejor Álbum Vocal Pop Dúo o Grupo” y en la terna se encuentran artistas como: Jarabedepalo, La Quinta Estación, La Oreja de Van Gogh y Presuntos Implicados.

Reik actualmente se encuentran realizando una gira de conciertos por Latinoamérica presentándose el próximo 10 de noviembre junto a La Oreja de Van Gogh en el Auditorio Nacional, el 8 en el Auditorio Telmex en Guadalajara y el 12 en la Arena Monterrey.
También se prepararan para presentarse en un show en Los Ángeles el próximo 29 de octubre con La 5ª Estación en el Nokia Theatre.

¡Visita los sitios oficiales de Reik donde encontrarás contenido exclusivo del grupo!

http://www.reik.tv
http://www.myspace.com/gruporeik
http://www.youtube.com/reik

DA’ZOO: CHOSEN BY FANS AS THE BEST MTV TR3S NEW ARTIST!

Posted in Uncategorized on October 16, 2009 by smlpress

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MTV LATIN AMERICA’S LOS PREMIOS MTV 2009 AWARDS
SHOW TOOK PLACE LAST NIGHT FR0M LOS ANGELES

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE CATEGORY BEST
MTV TR3S NEW ARTIST WAS INCLUDED!

For the first time, MTV Latin America’s Los Premios MTV included a new category, Best MTV Tr3s New Artist, and Puerto Rican group Da’Zoo was chosen as the public’s favorite! This was Da’Zoo’s first award ever!

On Thursday night, the awards ceremony took place from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California. Los Premios MTV 2009 incorporated two new categories, including the Best MTV Tr3s New Artist, with the winner being chosen by MTV Tr3s viewers. Unable to attend because they were shooting a video for a new single in Puerto Rico, Da’Zoo sent their acceptance message via video.

The members of Da’Zoo are currently promoting the song Pa’ Sentirnos Bien, from their debut album Da’Zoo.

For more information on Da’Zoo, visit http://www.youtube.com/dazootvandwww.myspace.com/dazoomusic

UNA CONSTELACIÓN DE ESTRELLAS DE SONY MUSIC NOMINADOS A LOS ‘PREMIOS DE LA RADIO’ 2009

Posted in Regional Mexican on October 15, 2009 by smlpress

EL EVENTO DE ENTREGA SERÁ EL 10 DE NOVIEMBRE Y SE TRANSMITIRÁ EN VIVO DESDE LOS ÁNGELES

Ningún verdadero amante de la buena música regional mexicana puede perderse la Ceremonia de Entrega de los Premios de la Radio, que este año será súper especial, ya que celebran el 10º Aniversario de su existencia.

Para que lo vayas apuntando en el calendario, el evento será el martes 10 de noviembre y se transmitirá en vivo desde el Nokia Theater L.A. Live, a través de la cadena Estrella TV.

Y por si todo esto no fuera suficiente, hay una auténtica constelación de estrellas –artistas de Sony Music– nominados en las siguientes categorías…

CORRIDO DEL AÑO

El Compa Chuy con “El Corrido del Katch”

CANCIÓN NORTEÑA DEL AÑO

El Compa Sacra con “Falsos Amigos”

GRUPO NORTEÑO DEL AÑO
Intocable

REVELACIÓN DEL AÑO
Oliver Ochoa

El Compa Chuy

CANCIÓN BAILABLE DEL AÑO
Pikadientes de Caborca con “La Tenía Más Grande”

Banda Machos con “Te Lavaste La Cara Y El Mono No”

EL MÁS GUAPO
Oliver Ochoa

Sony Music felicita a todos sus artistas nominados y les desea la mejor de las suertes el próximo 10 de noviembre en la entrega de los Premios de la Radio 2009.

Aventura Enjoys a Historical Moment at the White House

Posted in Pop, Urban on October 15, 2009 by smlpress

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Aventura was invited to the White House to perform in celebration of their Latin American heritage and its rich musical culture.

The group met personally with President Barack Obama as well as American icons such as Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor.

Aventura is poised to win an American Music Award in the category: Favorite Latin Music Artist.

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a group of famous Latin artists were invited by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to the White House. Among the privileged few, and as apt representative of the “Dominican Blues,” Bachata, was Aventura. The group met personally with the President who surprised Romeo when he stated he is not only familiar with Bachata but a great admirer of the style as well.

With the White House as a backdrop, the members of Aventura, an exclusive artist of Premium Latin Music, Inc., performed their number 1 hit “Su Veneno” as the president, his wife Michelle and his daughters Sasha and Malia moved enthusiastically to the rhythm.

After the show the group conversed with iconic Americans such as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, with whom they posed for a flurry of photographs.

The historic and festive White House event dubbed “Fiesta Latina” included performances by musical luminaries such as Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan, Jr., Thalia, Marc Anthony, José Feliciano, Sheila E and her father Pete Escovedo as well as comedian extraordinaire, George Lopez, among others.

All the while Aventura’s 2009 record, “The Last” continues to impact the market, Presently number one in sales for this week according to Nielsen Soundscan. Aventura, a group which sold out their 1/20/2010 concert at Madison Square Garden in just in a few hours after tickets went on sale, is also positioned to receive the American Music Award on November 22nd in the category: Favorite Latin Music Artist.

http://www.aventuraworldwide.com

http://www.youtube.com/aventura

http://www.premiumlatinmusic.com

Don’t miss Los Premios MTV 2009 TONIGHT!

Posted in Pop, Rock, Urban on October 15, 2009 by smlpress

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Tonight at 10PM EST:

Da’ Zoo is nominated for “Best New MTV TR3s Artist” and Calle 13 is nominated for “Best MTV TR3s Artist”

Los Premios MTV 2009 is this year’s hottest awards show para la música latina, and for the first time ever, el evento has turned into a multi-city musical bash. Este año Los Premios MTV will be held en varias ciudades, from South American hot spots Buenos Aires, Mexico City and Bogotá to the star-studded metropolis of Los Angeles.

Hosting the show this year are Residente of popular electro-reggaeton duo Calle 13 and international pop sensation Nelly Furtado, who will not only be sharing hosting duties, but will also be performing. Y claro, there wouldn’t be Premios without the coveted Lengua awards, up for grabs in diverse categories from “Canción del Año” y “Mejor Artista Pop” to “Artista Revelación,” y “Mejor Fan Club” among others. Bringing some U.S. sabor into the mix, MTV Tr3s is also hosting two awards of its own: “Best MTV Tr3s Artist” and “Best New MTV Tr3s Artist.”

Thalia’s new single is #1 on itunes Mexico!

Posted in Pop on October 15, 2009 by smlpress

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‘EQUIVOCADA’, THALIA’S NEW SINGLE, REACHES THE #1 SPOT IN ITUNES IN MEXICO!

Yesterday, October 13th, the song Equivocada by recognized Mexican artist Thalia was digitally released in Mexico and the US.

This is the first single off her highly anticipated CD & DVD, Thalia en Primera Fila.
Equivocada today reached the #1 spot on iTunes Mexico.

The single is one of 13 tracks (including a four-song medley) that make up the upcoming musical production titled Thalia en Primera Fila., which is scheduled to be release internationally on December 1st.

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