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Trace Latina

Trace Latina
TRACE Latina Logo.png
Launched17 March 2010
Closed1 June 2020
Owned byTRACE Group
Picture format16:9 576i SDTV
Audience share0.01% (August 2018 (2018-08), BARB)
Slogan"We Are Latin Music"
Formerly calledDance Nation TV (2010–13)
Chart Show Dance (2013–16)
Chart Show Hits (2016–19)
Sister channel(s)Starz TV
Trace Urban
Trace Vault
SkyChannel 366
Astra 2F
11344 H 27500 5/6
WightFibreChannel 53

Trace Latina is a British free-to-air music channel owned by TRACE Group (formerly Sony Pictures Television and CSC Media Group). Trace Latina specialises mostly on urban Latin music.


Chart Show Dance logo from January 2013 to June 2014.
Chart Show Hits logo from September 2016 to May 2018.

On 17 March 2010, Dance Nation TV replaced Flaunt, specialising in dance music, chart remixes and mashups of popular songs. On 3 January 2013, Dance Nation TV was replaced with and rebranded as Chart Show Dance, after the last video shown in Dance Nation branding was Amelia Lily - Shut Up (Wideboys Remix).[1]

Chart Show Dance was launched on Freesat on 15 July 2013, replacing Scuzz on the platform.[2]

From 20 November to 31 December 2014, Chart Show Dance was temporarily renamed to Dance Xmas for Christmas like Blissmas. It did the same from 1 to 31 December 2015, but this time as Dancember. On 1 July 2016, it rebranded again, but this time as Chart Show Summer.

On 22 September 2016, the channel was rebranded as Chart Show Hits. It, along with Chart Show TV, received a new logo on 1 May 2018, in addition to launching in Romania that year, along with Chart Show TV was launched in Romania in 2018. From 5 June until 4 September 2018, the channel was temporarily renamed as Summer Hits. From 1 November until 28 December 2018, it received a temporary rename to Christmas Hits, taking over from defunct sister channel Bliss. From 1 April until 7 June 2019, it was temporarily renamed again, this time as Global Hits.

On 1 November 2019, the channel was rebranded as Trace Latina following TRACE's takeover of Sony's music channels. The last song to be played before the rebrand was "Atrévete" by Nicky Jam featuring Sech but was cut halfway through the song similarly to the sister channels' changes. The channel, along with Starz TV, will close on 1 June 2020 and have its programmes moved to sister channel Trace Urban.


  • Buenos Dias Hits - A selection of the best Latin hits in the morning.
  • Viva Latina - A selection of the biggest and best Latin hits.
  • Stream It - A selection of the biggest streams of the week.
  • Reggaeton Vibes - A selection of the best reggaeton hits.
  • All New, All Latina - A selection of the freshest Latin hits.
  • Late Night Latina - A selection of the sexiest and fuego music videos for late night viewing.
  • Latino Rewind - Throwback to some classic Latin hits.
  • Hit 10 Official Trace Latin Chart - Countdown the top 10 Latin hits in the charts of the week.
  • Hit 30 Official Trace Latin Chart - Countdown the top 30 Latin hits in the charts of the week.
  • Top 10 Latin Pop - Countdown of the top 10 Latin pop hits of the week.
  • Top 10: Reggaeton - Countdown of the top 10 reggaeton hits of the week.
  • Brazil: Best 10 - Countdown of the top 10 hits in Brazil this week.
  • Top 20: Duetos - Countdown of the 20 biggest collaborations this week.
  • Focus


  1. ^ "BARB reported channels". 11 December 2012. Dance Nation will be rebranded to Chart Show Dance on 3rd January 2013.
  2. ^ "Freesat: Chart Show Dance replaces Scuzz; The Space closes its doors". a516digital. 15 July 2013.

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