Multi-platinum artist, social media maven and entrepreneur Don Omar, will be featured on the Viva for VEVO panel at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm in Association with Pepsi, taking place April 22nd to 25th, at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, Florida. Registration information can be found at www.BillboardLatinConference.com.
Don Omar will join Doug McVehil, SVP, Music Programming, Talent & Content Operations for VEVO and Billboard’s Editorial Director, Bill Werde, for a compelling discussion on how artists can maximize their presence and revenue in the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform.
Don Omar’s high sales and airplay mirror his overwhelming popularity on social networks. His blockbuster hit “Danza Kuduro,” featuring Lucenzo, has broken the record for the most-watched Latin video in history, featured on VEVO, with over 431 million views. Don Omar, tops the list of finalists competing for 18 awards in 16 categories, including: Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year; and Streaming Artist of the Year. His album “Don Omar Presents MT02: New Generation” competes for two awards, while three of his hit songs are finalists in various song categories. “Dutty Love” featuring Natty Natasha is up for four awards, including Latin Rhythm Song of the Year where it competes with “Hasta Que Salga el Sol”, and Digital Song of the Year, vying against his own collaboration with Lucenzo, “Danza Kuduro.” The latter is also up for Streaming Song of the Year.
Don Omar joins Colombian superstar Carlos Vives, the Queen of Latin pop, Gloria Estefan and a lineup of key industry leaders who are also scheduled to participate in the conference.