Spotify Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With 'Made in…' Playlist Series

Spotify is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with "Made In…" a campaign to showcase the ironclad strength of America’s melting pot, highlighting diverse and distinct musical artists and tastes across all of Latin America and Spain.

The "Made In..." playlists, curated by Spotify’s Latin editorial team, showcase some of the best musical talent from different Latin American countries and Spain, from beloved icons, to chart-topping superstars, to emerging voices. Now through Oct. 15, listeners can take part in the celebration and enjoy the varied playlists featuring internationally-recognized musical ambassadors such as Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Caetano Veloso, Chyno Miranda, to name a few.

"Spotify celebrates Latino diversity through music year-round," said Rocio Guerrero, Head of Global Culture for Spotify. "The eclectic beats, rhythms and pulse of Latin music reflect the strength and soul of the culture. This music is breaking down barriers, opening doors for new genres and we are excited to celebrate the international sounds throughout Hispanic Heritage Month," she added.

Artists new and old are taking part in Spotify’s "Made In..." playlist series. Among them, the "Robarte Un Beso" singer, Carlos Vives. "I am proud to represent my Colombian culture and to be able to share the rock music of my people around the world. Happy Hispanic Heritage Month. We are all brothers!," said Vives.

As part of the series, the "Made In Puerto Rico" playlist is spearheaded by global superstar, Luis Fonsi. "Thank you Spotify for having me as one of your ambassadors for Hispanic Heritage Month and for allowing me to continue shining light on the culture and sound of the most beautiful place in the world, mi orgullo, Puerto Rico around the world," said the Despacito singer.

Listeners can access the various playlists by visiting Spotify’s Latin Hub, or by viewing this interactive map, which includes each country featured as part of the "Made In…" series:

●     Argentina – Luciano Pereyra

●     Bolivia – Avionica

●     Brazil – Caetano Veloso

●     Central America (Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica) – Los Rakas

●     Chile – Mon Laferte

●     Colombia – Carlos Vives

●     Cuba – Gente de Zona

●     Dominican Republic – Juan Luis Guerra

●     Ecuador – Mirella Cesa

●    Mexico – Natalia Lafourcade

●    Paraguay – Salamandra

●    Peru – Alejandro y Maria Laura

●    Puerto Rico – Luis Fonsi

●    Spain – Pablo Alborán

●    Uruguay – Jorge Drexler

●    Venezuela – Chyno Miranda

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Shirley Gomez has been exposed to many aspects of the art world. Besides being a Fashion Journalist, she studied Fashion Styling and Fashion Styling for Men at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Interior Design at UNIBE and Fashion Design at ITSMJ Fashion School in the Dominican Republic. She worked as a Fashion Journalist, Fashion Stylist and Social Media Manager at one of the most recognized magazines in the Dominican Republic, Oh! Magazine, as an occasional Entertainment Journalist, of the prestigious newspaper “Listín Diario”, as well as a fashion collaborator of a radio show aired in 100.9 FM SuperQ. When Shirley is not writing you can find her listening Demi Lovato or Beyonce's songs, decorating her apartment or watching Family Feud.