• New Around the World: Kali Uchis, SZA & PARTYNEXTDOOR Highlight Global Latin Hits

    6 days ago - By Billboard

    The Oct. 16-dated Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts sport a combined 23 debuts. Fewer than half, 10, are English-language songs by Americans, with five by one artist, as first-week streams for Meek Mill's new album Expensive Pain impact the surveys.
    Elsewhere, international acts, primarily from Asia and Latin America, enter the global charts.
    Three Spanish-language songs debut on the Global 200, although they are absent from the Global Excl. U.S. list, against trend for typical non-English-language titles. Two are by Mexican artists as Ivan Cornejo's “Esta Danada”...
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  • Latin Artist on the Rise: Meet Tiago PZK, From Argentina's Underground Scene to Billboard's Global Charts

    6 days ago - By Billboard

    Tiago PZK was six years old when he discovered his love for music, crediting Daddy Yankee and his 2007 “Impacto ” featuring Fergie for truly igniting his desire to pursue it as a career.
    “He's a pillar in who Tiago is today,” he tells Billboard , while also naming Justin Bieber as a major source of inspiration.
    Today, Yankee's street music and Bieber's pop essence reflect in Tiago PZK's diverse sound, which he says is limitless: “I am not pigeonholed into a single genre. If I have to, I'll do reggaetón, rock, dancehall, and R&B.”
    The evidence thus far supports the Argentine newcomer's...
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