Thalia Presents Exclusive Mexican Music at Billboard’s Latin Music Week 2023
Mexican superstar Thalia graced the stage at Billboard’s Latin Music Week 2023, captivating the audience with an exclusive preview of her upcoming EP filled with Mexican musical treasures. The event, known as the “Premiere Party,” held on Tuesday night, October 2nd, was a momentous occasion as attendees became the first to experience Thalia’s musical magic.
The night featured the debut of the first single, “Bebé, Perdón,” which was released at midnight, along with three other captivating tracks, “Te Va a Doler,” “Para Qué Celarme,” and “Choro,” all of which will be part of her forthcoming album titled “A Mucha Honra.”
Thalia, who has devoted nearly two years to crafting this musical masterpiece, announced that the EP will be officially released in early 2024 under the Sony Music Latin label. The production of this EP is under the talented guidance of Jimmy Humilde, promising remarkable collaborations with Ángela Aguilar and Dania from Grupo Sin Límite.
During her appearance, Thalia, dressed in a striking monochrome white ensemble with blue boots and shiny gloves, shared insights into her creative journey alongside Jimmy Humilde, a key figure in the global resurgence of Mexican music. Humilde expressed his admiration for Thalia and how their immediate connection paved the way for this exciting project.
Thalia’s exploration of her Mexican roots through this EP is deeply inspired by the emotive sounds of “requintos” and accordions, bringing forth a more heartfelt and emotional side of the artist. She emphasized that Mexican music has always been in vogue and is currently experiencing a revival, especially among the younger generation.
Humilde lauded Thalia’s dedication to this genre, appreciating her influential support. He described her entry into Mexican music as a remarkable addition, given her immense name recognition and rich history.
Intriguingly, Thalia’s decision to collaborate with Jimmy Humilde was influenced by her methodical approach, reminiscent of her father’s guidance as a criminologist. Thalia embarked on a quest to discover the pioneers of this musical movement, ultimately leading her to Humilde.
Thalia’s commitment to evolving her sound while staying true to her essence is evident in this new venture. With the release of the first single, “Bebé Perdón,” the artist marks a significant shift in her musical journey.
Billboard’s Latin Music Week 2023, held at the Faena Forum in South Beach, kicked off with a promising lineup of exclusive panels and live performances. The “One Day, One Love” En Vivo performance by Mike Bahía and Greeicy, presented by Michelob ULTRA, set the stage on fire, providing an electrifying start to this prestigious event.
The night was further enriched by the magnetic DJ performance by Negra Fabulosa, complemented by the vibrant beats and complimentary Michelob ULTRAs. The event served as a reminder that enjoyment is paramount, epitomized by the slogan, “It’s Only Worth It If You Enjoy It.”
Mike Bahía and Greeicy, the beloved Colombian duo, delivered a memorable performance, treating the audience to their chart-topping hits. The night was a celebration of Latin music’s diversity and talent.
Nathy Peluso, known for her unique style and poetic artistry, continued to dazzle the audience at the Billboard Latin Music Week 2023 showcase. Her performance, which included sultry bachata and powerful salsa, showcased her versatility as an artist.
Young Miko, the Latin Rookie of the Year, exuded confidence in her performance, representing the LGBTQ+ community and embracing change. Her energetic stage presence and dynamic performance left a lasting impression on the audience.
Billboard’s Latin Music Week 2023 featured an array of panels, discussions, and workshops, including a Superstar Q&A with Shakira, Legends on Legends chat, Making the Hit Live!, and a Superstar Songwriter discussion. This year’s event celebrated over 30 years of Latin music excellence.
Official partners of the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Week included AT&T, Cheetos, CN Bank, Delta Air Lines, Lexus, Netflix, Michelob ULTRA, and Smirnoff.
The Latin Music Week coincided with the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony, which was broadcast live from the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla., and aired on Telemundo, Universo, Peacock, the Telemundo App, and across Latin America and the Caribbean on Telemundo Internacional.
In summary, Thalia’s exclusive performance at Billboard’s Latin Music Week 2023 showcased her deep connection to Mexican music, promising an exciting new chapter in her illustrious career. The event also celebrated the vibrant Latin music scene with captivating performances and insightful discussions.