Lorenzo handles the dispute over the contract Julia signed with Megavisa; Mateo wants the Diplomat to turn Azul into a star.
Mateo meets the Diplomat, explains that a good plan takes time and informs him that he feels betrayed; Don Neto puts Leticia in the will.
Mateo puts two and two together and realizes that Isaac gave away his location, and suspects that Amado is behind it; Isaac makes threats against Rafa.
Moises calls Mateo from the plane; Manara comes to a big decision; Gilda and Celestina won't accept Belinda's relationship with Isaac.
Manara's testimony against her brother is taped; Belinda confesses to having an affair with Isaac; Matamoros plots an accident for the Solars.
Isaac and Mateo strike a deal; Leticia confronts Rafa and if anything should happen to him, there are records of everything he knows about JC's death.
Amado's men ambush Mateo and his friends; Amado gives Rafa instructions to discover how much Moises knows about JC's crime.
Isaac reveals that Rafa wanted to blackmail him but couldn't; Mateo informs Isaac that a fan didn't really kill JC.
Manara is upset but the owner of Megavisa advises her to not make a scene; A woman injures Julia and Amado thinks like a hit-man.
Gisela grants an interview; Selva warns Alexis that she will fire him if she discovers that it's all for Matamoros.
Rafa goes to see Amado in the hospital, steals his painkillers, and persuades Manara to speak to him; Amado allows Julia to travel with Manara.
Matamoros' inauguration descends into chaos and panic when it becomes a showdown between the bands and a stray bullet strikes the mayor.
Everything is prepared for Amado's inauguration and he arrives armed; Manara interrupts Mateo with another woman.
The moment of truth has arrived, the results of the competition are in and the board of directors have voted; Selva informs her fiance that she is pregnant.
Mateo sneaks his way into Amado's inauguration; the mayor plans to use the media to his advantage.
Even though she is not sure how, Manara decides to become Julia's guardian and pushes for her to be the opening act.
Moises challenges Rafael to put the money from selling Manara to Megavisa into a trust fund in the heir's name.
Manara tells Mateo she was threatened by a psychopath, and tries to convince Mateo to make him pay in court.
Mateo insists on learning the truth about JC's death and asks Amado to help him find Lorenzo; Amado manages to free him.
Manara and Julia run away to Mexico; Moises rejects the position but provides a challenge: Rafa and Mateo will compete for JC Records.
Don Neto makes a deal with Amado to secure Leticia's future and sets up savings accounts for his grandchildren; Moises comes to a drastic decision.
Moises is desperate to find out who killed JC, so he blackmails Isaac with a jail sentence.
Bianco has a secret which would sink his career if it were ever revealed; he confesses to Manara and they agree to help each other.
Manara and Bianco don't want Rafa to learn about their friendship, but a picture in which they appear to be kissing is leaked.
Manara tells Amado everything she knows about his crimes and thirst for power; Matamoros condones the deaths of JC and Gabriel.
Selva and Lorenzo meet at the restaurant while being followed by Amado's men; Carmelo tells Lorenzo to stay out of his business and calls him a traitor.
Isaac walks free; Moises pushes the event forward in an attempt to restore the company's image.
Pretending to cover an event for the anniversary of JC's death, Mateo tells Selva his idea; Alexis and company follow after Isaac and Elena.
Carmelo meets with Lorenzo, Mateo Solar is convinced to wait for his call, and Lorenzo is threatened on his flight at gunpoint.
Amado makes a threat to kill Selva if Lorenzo publishes the biography that attacks his image and political career.
Rafa and Isaac negotiate their roles at the record label and they agree that Rafa will be in charge and manage Isaac as he pleases; Julio Cesar Junior is born.
Manara persuades Matamoros to sign Julia's permission slip to travel to the dance school in London; Mateo dislikes the pain Isaac caused Gilda.
Valentin and Basico perform live under threat from the narcocorrido, and an agent arrests them at the exit, even though Mateo tries to stop it.
Isaac awakens JC and drunkenly goes for a ride on his motorcycle, and Gilda lets Mateo know that Isaac has a gun and gambling debts.
Manara vows to help Amado avoid a scandal if Amado lets Agustina have the baby, gives Julia more freedom, and doesn't get between Mateo and her.
Amado threatens Agustina with murdering her best man and warns her to not try to escape; Manara tells Amado that she will tell the truth.
Agustina is afraid to tell Amado that she is pregnant by him, so she lies about the identity of the baby's father.
While Manara and Mateo argue, he realizes that Amado is a murderer and trafficker but offers to remove the prison sentence.
Mateo and Davis come to an agreement to compose a narcocorrido in exchange for information about Matamoros; Manara has reason to fear her brother.
Rafa and Bianco push Manara to accept the offer from JC Records, and while real success may be within reach, she feels betrayed.
The competition winner is revealed; Manara is disappointed that she can't be with the man she loves; Rafa offers to be her opening act.
Manara and Isaac perform their singles live; Rafa arrives with Leticia and Isaac is upset; JC Records will record the debut album for whoever wins.
Amado learns that Fierro and Alexis are up to something behind his back; Fernando cannot be found; Manara wishes to leave the record label.
Rafa tells Isaac to throw the competition deliberately or he'll spill the beans; Rafa wants to take Moises out of the presidency.
Manara faces Mateo and tells him that the photos do not lie, but he senses that Amado is pressing her.
Manara breaks up with Rafa, while Amado has Gilda killed to prove that he's not playing around; Julia sneaks away from her body guards and goes to the concert.
Amado commands his men to follow the Solars and orders Manara to stay away from Mateo; Carmelo uses violence to force Fernando to talk.
Mateo asks Manara if she would like to record the single, but there is tension between them; Itzel accepts the divorce.
Mateo and Manara kiss while Isaac secretly records them; Amado has a confession that destroys Manara.
Rafa proposes for Isaac and Manara to sing competing songs and the investors approve of the idea; Rafa produces Manara's song and Mateo produces Isaac's.
Mateo, Rafa, and Manara rehearse together; Rafa calls Mateo out for attempting to seduce Manara, but Mateo denies it; Manara isn't pleased with their rivalry.
Amado's men attack Trevino's men, Carmelo attempts to murder Mateo, Isaac is jealous of Rafa, and Amado reveals his crimes to Trevino.
Everyone gathers to pay tribute to Neto Zabala; Trevino tries to end Mateo and Amado, and Mateo commands his men to burn down the publishing house.
Mateo takes Manara to a romantic viewpoint and kisses her for the first time; meanwhile, Itzel asks for half of Rafa's assets in exchange for her silence.
Amado and Trevino face off at the tribute to Neto Zabala; Manara persuades Rafael to record a duet in homage to Julio Cesar.
Treviño orders his men to kill Valentín, and Itzel appears at the funeral; Mateo and Manara meet and want to see each other again, but Rafa finds out.
Gilda suffers because of her brother; Mateo's friends take revenge on Trevino's men; the future for the Solars and the record label is in jeopardy.
If he survives, Julio César could lose his voice; Manara suffers her first heartbreak, while Amado gets rid of the traitor and Victoria Aguilar is arrested.
Amado Matamoros orders an attack on Julio Cesar Solar to avenge Gabriel Trevino and put Rafael Zabala on the top of the charts.