Star pairings scheduled for the 30th anniversary digital edition Oct. 20-23

Deepak Chopra and J Balvin, Pharrell Williams and Rosalía, Gustavo Dudamel and Carlos Vives and Ozuna and Afo Verde will be featured as part of a stellar set of insightful Q&A conversations during the 30th Anniversary Latin Music Week.

This year’s event will take place virtually on its new dates October 20-23, 2020 here.

Latin star J Balvin will participate in a first-of-its-kind Q&A panel with well-being pioneer Deepak Chopra titled “Mind & Music: Finding Meaning and Fulfillment Through Mindfulness and Music.” Balvin and Chopra will discuss what meditation means to them, its connection to music, and why they decided to start a meditation program together.

Grammy-winning Spanish singer-songwriter Rosalía will join a Q&A session with Oscar nominated, 13-time Grammy winning musician and producer Pharrell Williams in an artist to artist discussion of their parallel lives as renaissance artists with multiple ventures, from music to fashion.

Colombian singer-songwriter and philanthropist Carlos Vives will be joined by internationally renowned Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel, Music & Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, in an enlightening conversation on the power of music and the arts as a global agent of change for a better society.

And superstar Ozuna, one of the top-selling artists in the world, will join Afo Verde, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Latin Iberia, to discuss the crafting, production and promotion of his hit albums and songs.

“At a time when Latin music is ‘the new pop’ and Latin artists are recognized in many different realms, we’ve brought together a fascinating group of artists with captivating personalities representing a diverse collective of topics: Film, classical music, wellness, social justice, fashion and the music industry, to name just a few,” said Leila Cobo, vp, Latin Industry Lead, Billboard. “Together, they will have insightful, one-of-a-kind conversations that will highlight the Latin community in a way that’s never been done before.”

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Latin Music Week will feature intimate artist conversations, industry panels, workshops and performances. Previously announced participants include Black Eyed Peas and Maluma. Artists confirmed for the two-part “On The Rise” panel include Mariah Angeliq, Camilo, Cazzu, Jhay Cortez, Lunay, Natanael Cano, Nicki Nicole, Rauw Alejandro and Sech.

Additional participants and schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. This year’s Latin Music Week was originally scheduled to take place April 20-23 in Las Vegas, NV and was postponed due to COVID-19.

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