“Shakira to Take Part in Billboard Latin Music Week 2023: Exciting News for Fans!”

Shakira, the renowned Colombian singer-songwriter, producer, and philanthropist, is set to participate in the programming of Billboard Latin Music Week. The week-long event will feature conferences, panels, events, and concerts from October 2-6, 2023, at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach. It will also include the live broadcast of the Billboard Latin Music Awards on October 5. This marks Shakira’s first participation in the Billboard Latin Music Week programming. The week invites the most important artists in Latin music to participate in exclusive and intimate conversations, presentations, and talks spanning over 30 years. Shakira will take part in an exclusive question and answer session moderated by Leila Cobo, Billboard’s director of content for Latin/Hispanic music. The Colombian superstar joins an already impressive lineup of artists including Arcángel, Edgar Barrera, Maria Becerra, Eladio Carrion, Fonsi, GALE, Grupo Firme, Nathael Cano, Nathy Peluso, Nicki Nicole, Featherweight, Santa Fe Klan, Sebastián Yatra, Vicó C, Yng Lvcas, Young Miko, and many more to be announced.

With over 95 million records sold worldwide, Shakira is considered one of the most successful music artists of all time and the best-selling Latina female artist in history. She holds the record for being the most viewed Latina female artist and one of the top five artists of all time on YouTube with over 25 billion cumulative views. Shakira has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including seven Billboard Music Awards, 39 Billboard Latin Music Awards, three Grammy Awards, 12 Latin Grammys, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition to her music career, Shakira founded the Pies Descalzos Foundation, which has built and adapted nine public schools in Cartagena, Barranquilla, Guajira, and Quibdo, with six more under construction. The foundation has raised over $40 million since its inception and impacted the lives of more than 150,000 children and nearly 900,000 families. For over 30 years, Billboard Latin Music Week has been the longest-running and most influential Latin music conference in the world, bringing together the industry’s top artists, executives, and creatives. The conference has become a must-see event for the music industry but also for fans and budding artists, students, and executives. The 2023 edition of Billboard Latin Music Week will present an extensive program that includes unique concerts, exclusive panels and conversations, workshops, exhibitions, networking opportunities, and more.

The 2023 Billboard Latin Music Week will coincide with the Billboard Latin Music Awards on October 5th at the Watsco Center in Miami. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on Telemundo and can also be seen simultaneously on the Spanish-language cable entertainment network, Universo, throughout Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional. Shakira is confirmed to participate in Billboard Latin Music Week 2023.

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