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ASCAP Welcomes Arturo Sandoval Into Jazz Wall of Fame

ASCAP Welcomes Arturo Sandoval Into Jazz Wall of Fame

Cuban-American trumpet player Arturo Sandoval entered ASCAP's Jazz Wall of Fame in a year the musician will never forget - he had already received the Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama and had won his ninth Grammy Award. continue reading »

Reggaeton Singer Yandel Injured in Mexico, Currently Hospitalized

Reggaeton Singer Yandel Injured in Mexico, Currently Hospitalized

Reggaeton singer Yandel, 34, was injured in an accident in Mexico on the set of “La Voz Mexico” and remains hospitalized. continue reading »

Draco Rosa Returns to Performing After Cancer Battle

Draco Rosa Returns to Performing After Cancer Battle

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa's pair of weekend concerts here will mark his first performances on the island since he announced his victory over cancer at the end of last year. continue reading »

Mexican Singer Alejandra Guzman Prepares For U.S. Tour in 2014

Mexican Singer Alejandra Guzman Prepares For U.S. Tour in 2014

Mexican singer Alejandra Guzman said she was planning a tour of several cities in the United States in early 2014 to promote her "En primera fila" album. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera Album with Final Performance Goes on Sale

Jenni Rivera Album with Final Performance Goes on Sale

Just a few days before the anniversary of singer Jenni Rivera's death a year ago, a disc with the last performance of "La Diva de la Banda" will go on sale, the Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa label said. continue reading »

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

Singing Icon Vicente Fernandez Releases Biography “Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey”

The idol of Mexican ranchera music Vicente Fernandez has presented a biography entitled "Pero Sigo Siendo el Rey," illustrated with more than 200 previously unpublished photos. continue reading »

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Lucero’s Newest Album Retrospective on 33 Year Career

Mexican singer Lucero says her newly released live album provides a look back at her 33 years in the music business and contains all her best-loved recordings since she first took the stage as a young girl. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee was ordered to pay $6 million to an Argentine promoter in connection with the Puerto Rican singer's aborted 2010 tour of the South American nation, attorney Edwin Prado said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Tenor Rolando Villazon Returns to Met to Regain Past Glory

Mexican Tenor Rolando Villazon Returns to Met to Regain Past Glory

Tonight Mexican tenor Rolando Villazon will seek to regain past glory by returning to New York’s Metropolitan Opera (Met) the place where his beautiful voice collapsed, nearly five years ago. continue reading »

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Wins 3 Latin Grammys

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Wins 3 Latin Grammys

Carlos Vives won three awards and seemed on his way to a sweep at the 14th Latin Grammys, until Draco Rosa and Marc Anthony jumped in and took the trophies for Album of the Year and Record of the Year, respectively. continue reading »

Coming Soon: Mariachi Music Programs in Chicago Public Schools

Coming Soon: Mariachi Music Programs in Chicago Public Schools

Thanks to the passion of one man and the efforts of his Mariachi Heritage Foundation, mariachi music education programs will soon become a reality in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). continue reading »

Arturo Sandoval and Dr. Mario Molina Amongst Medal of Freedom Medal Winners

Arturo Sandoval and Dr. Mario Molina Amongst Medal of Freedom Medal Winners

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina were amongst the sixteen Presidential Medal of Freedom winners at the White House today. continue reading »

Sergio George’s Salsa Giants Will Perform at 2013 Latin Grammys

Sergio George’s Salsa Giants Will Perform at 2013 Latin Grammys

On Thursday, November 21st at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy(R) Awards in Las Vegas, Sergio George's super-group the Salsa Giants will perform live. continue reading »

Ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado to Relaunch Musical Career

Ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado to Relaunch Musical Career

Venezuelan actress and former Miss Universe Alicia Machado is singing again and her new single, "Incomprendida," goes on sale Dec. 6, a tie-in with her 37th birthday. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez to Pay Tribute to Celia Cruz at American Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez to Pay Tribute to Celia Cruz at American Music Awards

Singer Jennifer Lopez will pay tribute to late salsa queen Celia Cruz during her performance at the American Music Awards gala, a "fiesta" that this year will have a Latino flavor with Pitbull as master of ceremonies, organizers said. continue reading »