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Brazil’s “Queen of Baiao” Carmelia Alves Dies at 89

Brazil’s “Queen of Baiao” Carmelia Alves Dies at 89

Singer Carmelia Alves, known as the "Queen of Baiao," one of the most popular folk rhythms of northeast Brazil, died in Rio de Janeiro of cancer, her family said. She was 89. continue reading »

Luis Fonsi, Sofia Vergara Partake in St. Jude Holiday Campaign

Luis Fonsi, Sofia Vergara Partake in St. Jude Holiday Campaign

Latin GRAMMY award winner, Luis Fonsi and Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress, Sofia Vergara join the star-studded community of prominent personalities lending their time and talents in support of the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign. The campaign, now in its ninth year, asks consumers to give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives, and give to those who are not. continue reading »

Daniela Romo, Pedro Fernandez Added To List of Performers at Latin GRAMMYs

Daniela Romo, Pedro Fernandez Added To List of Performers at Latin GRAMMYs

Current nominees Pedro Fernández, Juan Luis Guerra, Juan Magán, and Alejandro Sanz, as well as 2012 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Daniela Romo, are the latest performers added to the lineup for the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, it was announced by The Latin Recording Academy. Confirmed to present are actors Ninel Conde, Ana Brenda Contreras, Marcelo Córdoba, Galilea Montijo, Gabriel Soto, Mark Tacher, and Zuria Vega. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Jr., Charisse Verhaert Marry in Private Ceremony

Julio Iglesias Jr., Charisse Verhaert Marry in Private Ceremony

After a seven-year engagement, the second child of Julio Iglesias and Isabel Preysler, Julio Iglesias Jr. and the model Charisse Verhaert said "I do" to one another at the El Rincon estate. continue reading »

Actress Nadine Velazquez Shines in “Flight”

Actress Nadine Velazquez Shines in “Flight”

Actress Nadine Velazquez fulfilled one of her professional dreams in "Flight" starring Denzel Washington, which premieres Friday. continue reading »

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Americas Society is proud to partner with Carnegie Hall’s Voices from Latin America, a citywide festival taking place on November 8 to December 11, 2012. The fall festival will celebrate the diverse range of Latin American cultures, inviting audiences to explore a vibrant repertoire of music, visual arts, dance, film, continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Reveals the Secret to Songwriting is his “Magic Room”

Enrique Iglesias Reveals the Secret to Songwriting is his “Magic Room”

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias said in San Juan, before a concert featured in the inauguration of the first Microsoft store on the Caribbean island, that he uses a "magic room" in his home to compose his music. continue reading »

Brazil Holds First Transsexual Beauty Pageant

Brazil Holds First Transsexual Beauty Pageant

This week, 19 contestants took part in the first ever Miss T Brazil pageant at the Teatro João Caetano in Rio de Janiero.The Brazilian pageant is the first of its kind in continue reading »

Icon Vicente Fernandez Cancels Rest of His Concerts, Will Undergo Surgery to Remove Growth on Liver

Icon Vicente Fernandez Cancels Rest of His Concerts, Will Undergo Surgery to Remove Growth on Liver

Ranchera music idol Vicente Fernandez will undergo an operation to have a "lump" removed from his liver after it was detected several days ago and he was forced to cancel his concerts for the rest of the year, his publicist announced Thursday. continue reading »

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

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 »

Tim Tebow Steps Out with New Girlfriend Camilla Belle in Florida

Tim Tebow Steps Out with New Girlfriend Camilla Belle in Florida

Tim Tebow, the kneeling quarterback now with the New York Jets, seemed to confirm his rumored relationship with actress Camilla Belle this week. The two stepped out in Jacksonville, Fla., where Tebow grew up, continue reading »

Eva Longoria’s Matchmaking Series “Ready for Love” Gets Premiere Date

Eva Longoria’s Matchmaking Series “Ready for Love” Gets Premiere Date

Actress-turned-producer Eva Longoria's matchmaking reality show "Ready for Love". The show follows matchmakers as they scour the country to fi continue reading »

4 Puerto Ricans- Wisin & Yandel Record With Jlo and Ricky Martin (VIDEO)

4 Puerto Ricans- Wisin & Yandel Record With Jlo and Ricky Martin (VIDEO)

The reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel announced Monday the upcoming launch of the song "Adrenalina" that they recorded with Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Wisin told a press conference that the tune "really moves" and joining forces in it are "four Puerto Ricans who have brought a lot of success" to the island through their international careers. continue reading »

Amaury Gutierrez Celebrates Latin Grammy Nomination

Amaury Gutierrez Celebrates Latin Grammy Nomination

Cuban singer-songwriter Amaury Gutierrez is meeting up once more with his Peruvian colleague Gianmarco at the Latin Grammy Awards for their song "Invisible," nominated for Song of the Year. continue reading »

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Louis CK Writes Open Letter to New York Ticket Holders Ahead of Hurricane

Not wanting people to risk their lives to see his show in New York this past weekend, comedian Louis CK wrote and open letter to ticket holders informing him that the show had been canceled as a precaution. continue reading »