MIAMI, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BMI songwriters Arthur Hanlon, Luis Carlos Monroy, Rio Roma, Kike Santander and Wise, will comprise the popular How I Wrote That Song panel to tell the stories behind their songs, featuring acoustic performances. Chino y Nacho, Henry Santos and Karlos Rose will participate in The New Tropical panel, discussing the evolution of tropical music, its trend toward fusion and its place in radio today. These panels are part of the Billboard Latin Music Conference Presented by State Farm(R) in Association with Pepsi, taking place April 22-25 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, Florida. For more information visit, www.BillboardLatinConference.com.
Pianist, songwriter and arranger Arthur Hanlon is the first and only pianist to reach the No. 1 position on Billboard's Latin charts and the only pianist to reach Billboard's Latin Airplay charts in over a decade. With a career spanning 25 years, Luis Carlos Monroy is known for hits like "El Mejor Perfume," recorded by La Original Banda El Limon. Mexican duet Rio Roma, composed of Jose Luis and Raul Ortega Roma, released its debut album, "Al Fin Te Encontre," in 2011, which launched them into stardom in Mexico. Colombian songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Kike Santander has worked with Latin music stars like Carlos Santana and Gloria Estefan. Wise is the first and only songwriter to have five singles simultaneously reaching top positions on Billboard's Latin charts and is known for hits like "Down," recorded by R.K.M. & Ken-Y.
Chino y Nacho is celebrating the release of "Supremo Reloaded," the continuation to the album that debuted at No.1 on Billboard's Top Latin Album chart. Former member of bachata group Aventura, Henry Santos continues to enchant fans as a solo artist with the release of "My Way." Karlos Rose, known for hits like "Just The Way You Are," is the only male artist with two No. 1s on the Tropical chart before reaching 18 years of age.
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