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The search for a Latino boyband - La Banda


Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment is teaming up with Univision - an American Spanish language broadcast television network  - to create a new reality TV show La Banda, which will aim to create the next Latino boyband.


Simon said: 'I'm delighted to be partnering with Univision on this new format. They are fantastically ambitious and most importantly for La Banda they are totally focused on discovering and creating the next music superstars. There is a huge opportunity for this band and we are going to be giving the power via this show to the millions of teenage fans.'

Would you like to be part of a band as successful as One Direction? 


12th MAY 2015 - La Banda 2 Announced!


Simon Cowell, Syco and Univision announce the show is back for a second season in 2016.


This time they are looking for a Latino Girl Band.


Full details on the press release can be found on our SYCO NEWS page.

Confirmed: La Banda will screen in September in the USA

19th Feb 2015 - The first judge announced as worldwide Latin superstar Ricky Martin. 


Ricky Martin to Serve as Executive Producer and Judge, and will Manage the Winning Group


Simon Cowell Said “We are on a search for a world class band and we needed a world class judge and that’s why I’m thrilled to announce.Ricky Martin as our first judge on La Banda.


“I know Ricky and he is as excited and passionate as me about the show and I know he’s going to do an amazing job.”

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