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Marco Antonio Solis Prepares to Release First Single of New Album

Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís, "El Buki", is about to release "Tres Semanas" (Three Weeks), the first single of his new disc that will go on sale in the coming months, his record label said Thursday. continue reading »

Miguel Bose to be Honored as Latin Grammys Person of the Year

The Latin Recording Academy announced Wednesday that Miguel Bose will be honored at the next Latin Grammy gala as 2013 Person of the Year for "his philanthropic and professional accomplishments." continue reading »

Raphael Brings International Tour to Mexico City

Spanish singer Raphael took his "Mi Gran Noche Tour" to Mexico City, where more than 9,000 of fans joined him for a concert that showed he has not lost a step. The 69-year-old singer showed the same energy that first helped him make a name for himself in the 1960s. continue reading »

Lollapalooza Headliner Pearl Jam Rocks Chile

U.S. rock band Pearl Jam kept the soul of grunge alive at the close of the first day of the 3rd edition of Chile's Lollapalooza music festival. The death of Nirvana leader and legend Kurt Cobain 19 years ago and of Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley in 2002 had left this subgenre of rock without key stylists and almost resulted in its slipping into oblivion. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan Returns to Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the return of international superstar Gloria Estefan to her longtime label home. continue reading »

2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards Artist Roster

Telemundo announced that internationally renowned singer and actress Lucero, leading finalist and social media maven Don Omar, La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho, Gerardo Ortiz, Michel Telo, and Vallenato’s world ambassador Carlos Vives will perform at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, produced and broadcast live Thursday, April 25 at 7PM/6c from BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida continue reading »

Mexico Offering Greater Opportunities to Aspiring Spanish Musicians

Spanish musicians are looking to Mexico for opportunities amid the deep economic recession that has hurt music sales and dampened concert attendance in their homeland. continue reading »

130 Bands Take the Stage at Vive Latino Festival in Mexico City

One day late after the scheduled first day was canceled, one of the most important events in the world of Ibero-American music, the three-day Vive Latino Festival, kicked off in Mexico City with the prospect of presenting some 130 bands. continue reading »

Lady Gaga Uses Gold Wheelchair Post Hip Surgery

Lady Gaga commissioned a prominent New York jeweler to build a gold-plated wheelchair so she could get around after a Feb. 20 operation to repair an injured hip. continue reading »

St. Louis Cardinals Star Yadier Molina Starts Record Label

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is on his way to becoming an entrepreneur in the music world after starting a record label, Molina Records, soon to launch the first solo disc by Venezuelan rapper Oma 206. continue reading »

Elton John Performs for the First Time in Paraguay

As promised, British music icon Sir Elton John served up an intimate performance for his first-ever concert in Paraguay. John gave his band the night off, appearing alone on stage with his piano before some 5,000 fans gathered in a courtyard at the Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, just outside Asuncion. continue reading »

Kiko Veneno Strengthens Ties with Latin America

Legendary Spanish artist Kiko Veneno said here Friday in an interview with Efe that he feels "really at home" with Latin American audiences, a few short days before his live presentation in Montevideo of "El Pimiento Indomable" (The Untamable Pepper), a disc he recorded with Uruguayan artist Martin Buscaglia. continue reading »

Wisin & Yandel Deny Cuba’s Claim Lyrics are Offensive to Women

The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo of Wisin & Yandel denied Thursday that their lyrics are offensive to women, an assessment made by the Cuban government in barring the group's songs from being played on radio and television. continue reading »

Young Turks Ask- Why is CNN Getting Rid of Soledad O’Brien? (VIDEO)

Nothing's more threatening to a career in journalism than acting like an actual journalist. "Soledad O'Brien will no longer be a host on CNN, but she's staying with the network" -- sort of. continue reading »

Mexican Duo Jesse and Joy Celebrate Grammy Nod

Mexican duo Jesse and Joy have added one more success to a fruitful year of international recognition by being nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Latino Pop category for their album "Con quien se queda el perro?" continue reading »

Latin Grammy Winner Julieta Venegas To Give Concert in Cuba on Behalf of UN

Mexican singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas will perform for the first time in Cuba on Dec. 3 in a concert to help the U.N.'s worldwide campaign to end violence against women, Cuban official media said Thursday. continue reading »

Singer-Songwriter Rodriguez’s Career Sees Resurgence After Documentary (VIDEO)

Given new life by the documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," singer-songwriter Rodriguez is continuing his tour around the United States, where he has not achieved the level of popularity he has enjoyed for decades in South Africa and other distant lands. continue reading »

Ronstadt Generations “America, Our Home,” Collection of Patriotic Songs Expressing Latino Pride

"America, Our Home," is a new collection of American patriotic songs recorded in Mexican musical styles by the group Ronstadt Generations to express the ongoing pride of the Latino community in the United States. continue reading »

Berta Rojas and Paquito D’Rivera New Album A Day and A Half (VIDEO)

Guitar virtuoso Berta Rojas blends classical music with jazz and folk music from her native Paraguay. Performing duets with the 11-time Grammy winner Cuban-born saxophone great Paquito D’Rivera, continue reading »

Puerto Rican Rocker Kingnaldo to Debut New Disc-Combustible ( AUDIO)

Puerto Rican rocker Kingnaldo, who made his name in 2009 with his first album, is launching his latest production under the title "Combustible." Reynaldo Serrano Lima, known as Kingnaldo, told Efe in an interview Friday that his new disc "goes more directly to things that get to me" like social and human continue reading »