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Eslabon Armado, Tini and more – Billboard

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Eslabon Armado, Nostalgia (LED Records)

Eslabon Armado released his new album Nostalgia, the band’s fifth studio album in just two years. Through the album’s 14 tracks about love, hardship and heartache, Eslabon stays true to its sierreño essence but doesn’t shy away from incorporating other instrumental elements such as piano and ukulele. . “Luces Rojas” in particular stands out for the way the members play with reggaeton undertones and lyricism. On-set collaborations include Junior H, Fuerza Regida, DannyLux, Ivan Cornejo, and newcomers Sarah Silva and Erre. Eslabon Armado is nominated for two 2022 Billboard Music Awards. — JESSICA ROIZ

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Christian Nodal, “Vivo En La 6” (Christian Nodal)

The new single “Vivo en el 6” by singer-songwriter Christian Nodal remains faithful to his personal imprint, nicknamed Mariacheño. written by Nodal alongside producer and composer Édgar Barrera and singer-songwriter Edén Muñoz, the song is about a man who has given up on love and is ready to accept the single life “I say goodbye to love because it doesn’t work / From now on, I’ll be friends with alcohol and loneliness”, sings Nodal forcefully. INGRID FAJARDO

TINI, “The Triple T” (Hollywood Records)

Tini has discovered a sound she can call her own, fusing cumbia with urban pop sounds. Her new single, “La Triple T,” continues to thread that innovative line, becoming an anthem to celebrate life and enjoy the moment. Produced by Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, the playful track is “a reminder not to take yourself too seriously,” the Argentinian artist said in a statement. “I hope the music and lyrics take you to your happy place, whether it’s a club or a bar with your friends.” — J.R.

Fuerza Regida, “Chingas A Tu Madre” (Rancho Humilde)

Los Angeles-based Mexican band Fuerza Regida celebrated Cinco de Mayo in Miami with the release of their new single “Chingas a tu madre,” an infectious band that is sure to become a fan favorite. In true Fuerza fashion, this heartbreaking new anthem is a friendly reminder that the relationship is over and there’s no turning back. “I know you’re gonna get me / too bad you’re locked out for life,” sings lead singer Jesus Ortiz. — IF

Kany Garcia, Alejandro Sanz, “Muero” (Sony Music Latin)

For their very first collaboration, “Muero” by Kany Garcia and Alejandro is a soothing ballad where their powerful voices harmonize and ooze emotion. With honest calligraphy, the song tells the story of a person who is silently in love with someone else and dies inside. “It’s a work of art, it’s impossible not to shatter every time I hear it, every time our voices merge and become one,” Garcia said in a statement. “He who keeps love to himself, who does not verbalize and share the wonders of emotion, dies the hardest way; little by little.” “Muero” presents Garcia’s next album on May 27. – J.R.

Silvestre Dangond, Monaco, “No Tenemos La Culpa” (Sony Music Latin)

Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Silvestre Dangond proudly partners with his son “El Monaco” to bring their dream collaboration to life. “No tiene la culpa” is a tropical-urban fusion that showcases the great camaraderie between father and son, telling the story of a father who advises his son on how to get the girl he loves. The new single follows Dangond’s recent announcement of a US tour in 2022. — IF