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September 2013 Archives

Aerosmith Performs for Thousands of Fans in Venezuela

Aerosmith Performs for Thousands of Fans in Venezuela

U.S. band Aerosmith thrilled Caracas with a concert loaded with the great rock music that has distinguished the group for more than four decades, performing before some 10,000 people who sang along with the band's famous hits after waiting three years to see them again live since their last appearance in Venezuela in 2010. continue reading »

Beyonce Shines In Front of 20,000 Fans in Mexico City

Beyonce Shines In Front of 20,000 Fans in Mexico City

Voluptuous from all angles of her body and intonations of her voice, Beyonce made a stop on her world tour at this capital to entertain the some 20,000 fans who packed the Mexico City Sports Palace. continue reading »

Cuban Singer Pablo Milanes Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

Cuban Singer Pablo Milanes Hospitalized for Food Poisoning

Cuban singer Pablo Milanes on Thursday was admitted to a Buenos Aires hospital for food poisoning and the concert he was scheduled to give in the evening here was postponed until the weekend. continue reading »

Vives, Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas Lead Latin Grammy Nods

Vives, Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas Lead Latin Grammy Nods

Colombia's Carlos Vives and Argentine rock duo Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas lead the nominations for the 14th annual Latin Grammys with five apiece, the Latin Recording Academy said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Rocker Johnny Laboriel Dies, Age 71

Mexican Rocker Johnny Laboriel Dies, Age 71

Johnny Laboriel, a popular singer during Mexico's 1960s rock and roll era, died in this capital of prostate cancer. He was 71. continue reading »

Los Tigres del Norte to Perform Free Concert Promoting Immigration Reform

Los Tigres del Norte to Perform Free Concert Promoting Immigration Reform

Mexican-American super group Los Tigres del Norte will perform in a free concert to promote the passage of comprehensive immigration reform. continue reading »

Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen uploaded a heart-felt version of the Argentine protest song "Solo le pido a Dios" (I Only Ask of God) to his Web site, after opting not to sing it during the concert he and his E Street Band gave Saturday night in this capital. continue reading »

Carlos Santana Crashes Car After Falling Asleep at Wheel

Carlos Santana Crashes Car After Falling Asleep at Wheel

1960’s rock icon and the soon to be Kennedy Center honoree, Carlos Santana, was in a car accident after falling asleep at the wheel. continue reading »

Silvio Rodriguez Criticizes Cuban Government’s Repression of Musician

Silvio Rodriguez Criticizes Cuban Government’s Repression of Musician

Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez on Tuesday condemned the "act of repression" by the communist island's cultural authorities against a fellow musician punished after he made remarks critical of the government at an official concert in Havana last week. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera’s Family Hard at Work Preserving Her Legacy

Jenni Rivera’s Family Hard at Work Preserving Her Legacy

Family members of the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera are working to preserve the legacy of the so-called "diva of the band." continue reading »

Spanish Tenor Placido Domingo Honored by Japan

Spanish Tenor Placido Domingo Honored by Japan

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo was named Tuesday as one of the recipients of the 2013 Praemium Imperiale awards, presented by the Japan Art Association. continue reading »

White House Welcomes Latin Artists in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

White House Welcomes Latin Artists in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs, Ricky Martin and Alejandro Sanz are among the artists who have been invited to perform at a White House event next week as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, the White House said. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Rolls Out Digital Only New Album “King Daddy”

Daddy Yankee Rolls Out Digital Only New Album “King Daddy”

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee, recently named Best Latino Artist by the MTV network, returns as "boss" of urban music with a new disc, his second so far this year, but this time ignores usual industry practices by making it in digital format only. continue reading »

REPORT:  Bruno Mars to be 2014 Super Bowl Halftime Entertainment

REPORT:  Bruno Mars to be 2014 Super Bowl Halftime Entertainment

Reports are coming out that Bruno Mars will be the 2014 Super Bowl halftime entertainment. The reports from AP are coming ahead of the official announcement on Sunday. continue reading »

Mexican Singer, Composer Reyli Barba Rages Against Cops When Arrested for Coke, Pot & Drinking

Mexican Singer, Composer Reyli Barba Rages Against Cops When Arrested for Coke, Pot & Drinking

Mexican singer, composer Reyli Barba, 48, has been arrested in Mexicali after a violent confrontation with police who were investigating reports of a suspicious vehicle. continue reading »