Marc Anthony Confirmed for Billboard Latin Music Conference Q&A

"Marc Anthony Confirmed for Billboard Latin Music Conference Q&A"

marc anthonySuperstar Marc Anthony is the latest act confirmed for a Q&A at the upcoming 25th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference. Anthony will be interviewed during the Billboard Icons Q&A, taking place April 23 at 4:15 p.m. at the JW Marriot Marquis in Miami.



Anthony, one of the top finalists for this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards, comes to the conference after a singularly successful year that kicked-off at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, where he premieredhis new single “Vivir Mi Vida.” The track shot to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart and spent 18 weeks on the top spot. Anthony’s album 3.0 (Sony Music Latin), his first salsa studio set in a decade, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and closed the year as the top-selling Latin album of 2013. Related Articles

Anthony will discuss the success of 3.0 and “Vivir Mi Vida” as well as his ongoing tour, his philanthropic endeavors through his Maestro Cares Foundation-he inaugurated an orphanage in the Dominican Republic last week-and his upcoming projects, including an English-language album.


“Marc Anthony is one of the top artists in the world in any language and genre. It’s a privilege to celebrate his success as part of our 25th anniversary,” said Billboard’s Leila Cobo, who will conduct the interview.


Anthony joins a roster of top acts participating at the conference, including Q&As with Enrique Iglesias, Laura Pausini and songwriter Omar Alfanno and panels featuring acts like Alexis & Fido, Carlos Vives, Elvis Crespo, Leslie Grace, Jencarlos Canela, Roberto Tapia, La Marisoul, Kat Dhalia and Oscarcito.


The 25th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi, takes place April 21-23 and culminates with the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live on the Telemundo network April 24.





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Presenting Sponsor: State Farm
Official Spirit: Buchanan’s
Official Hair & Make Up Team: TNT Agency
Conference Sponsors: AARP, Pandora, Telemundo, mun2, SESAC Latina, Eventus Marketing, MRP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, RadioShack, ASCAP, BMI
Take your Registration now use code MSPR14 and take discount rate of $425. Limited time!
your pass includes:
  • Two day conference
  • Pre-Conference En Concierto ticket
  • Access to all networking events
  • Entry to all Showcases including ASCAP & Pandora
  • Ticket to the 25th Anniversary Concert
  • A ticket to the 2014 Billboard Latin Awards
  • Ticket to the Official Award Show After-Party


25th Anniversary Panel Highlights Include:

  • The Billboard Superstar Q&A with Laura Pausini & Enrique Iglesias
  • The Making & Marketing of the World Cup with Superstar Carlos Vives and executives from Coca-Cola, RCA, EA Music Group, and Sony Music Latin Entertainment Brazil
  • Alex y Fido added to program
  • The Annual Billboard DIVAS Panel with: Gloria Trevi, Kat Dahlia, Leslie Grace and Marisoul
  • Iconic Songwriter Q&A with Omar Alfanno hosted by Sony/ATV
  • Views on VEVO: Industry Q&A with Rio Caraeff
  • The 4th Annual Latin Music Marketing Awards Powered by CLIO and hosted by Telemundo & mun2
  • ASCAP Showcase with Luis Enrique, Leslie Grace, Cabas & Benavides

Latin Music in Film: The Pantelion Experience:

Executives from the biggest Latin-targeted Distribution and Production Company discuss the success behind the concept, marketing and music of their top films, including Instructions Not Included, Chavez and the upcoming La Vida Robot (starring George Lopez and Marisa Tomei)
With:   Bruno Del Granado, Agent, CAA

Edward Allen, COO, Pantelion Films

Benjamin Odell, President of Production, Pantelion Films

Paul Presburger, CEO, Pantelion Films



Sign up’s Now Open for One on One Networking Sessions:


Registered attendees may sign up for 10 minute career counseling sessions with industry professionals. Deadline for sign ups is April 16. Information regarding sign ups will be in your confirmation email.

Participants include:
  • Yvonne Drazan, A&R Director, peermusic
  • Juanjo Duran, Head of Hispanic Content, YouTube
  • Melissa Giles, Founder, Soulfrito Festival
  • Michael Lazarus, Founder & President, Latin Pulse Media/Music Inc.
  • Kevin “Pillz” Montano, President, Creative Media Group
  • Manny Mora, COO, ArmySocial
  • Katie Morse, Head of Social Media, Billboard
  • Sean Glover, Director of Industry Affairs, SoundExchange
  • Toy Selectah, Producer
  • Jeff Young, CEO, Venetian Marketing Group



Billboard Latin Music Awards Performers Just Released!:
Ricky Martin, Laura Pausini, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal, Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon and many more.. 
The awards show, Latin music’s longest-running and most prestigious night of honors and entertainment, will be produced and broadcast live by Telemundo Thursday, April 24 at 7pm/6c from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami.
Room Block Now Open at JW Marriott Marquis:
Room Block at the JW Marriott Marquis is $275 per night plus tax and fees.
Limited space is available.The room block is open to Billboard Latin Conference Attendees

ONLY.   To book a room please click here


The Billboard Latin Music Awards, airing live April 24 on the Telemundo network. For more information and registration, please visit Billboard Events on the following link: .