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The musical based on the life of Gloria Estefan will debut on Broadway in 2015 and will be preceded by a TV show. “It’s going to be daunting, but I have no doubt whatsoever that we are going to be able to do it and so much fun to be a part of the processes,” …

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Living the PLUR life, wearing kandi, and listening to that tiki-tiki music may be all the rage right now. But there’s one pachanga that cranks up más volumen que Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week combined. And it’s called Calle Ocho. Get ready for that salsa, merengue, reggaeton, bachata, and hip-hop …

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Latest success for the label that is not afraid to embrace change and chart a new course for Latin music Sony Music Latin artist Romeo Santos, also known as the “King of Bachata,” has set the record for the highest selling week of any Spanish-language single with his chart-topping hit, “Odio.” Featuring Drake, “Odio” has …

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TORONTO – Mood Media Corp. (TSX:MM), a provider of scents and digital signs to the retail industry, is selling off its residential Latin American music division to a Montreal-based company for $16.3 million. Stingray Digital, owner of the Galaxie TV digital music service, will buy the operations as part of an expanded supply agreement between …

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The audience at a Marc Anthony show in Los Angeles got the unique opportunity to be part of a “fan-made” music video of his hit song “Vivir Mi Vida.” During his Sept. 9 concert last year, the crooner asked fans to videotape the performance of his song because maybe they would make it a video. …

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Boricua Regaetonero Daddy Yankee won the Best Latino Artist of 2013 award at the MTV Video Music Awards, beating other artists like Jesse & Joy, Don Omar, Alejandro Sanz and Pitbull, theHuffington Post reported. The 36-year-old artist has proven to be one of the most influential Latin musicians of his time, not only in the Latin …

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Gloria Trevi is proving to have quite the busy 2013. She returned to television, participating for the first time as a protagonist on the soap opera “Libre para Amarte” (“Free To Love You”) and at the same time, is on tour — called “Agárrate” (“Grab On”). Her new single “No Soy Un Pájaro” (“I’m Not a …

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The Return of Tropical Music To The Top of The Charts Thanks to Marc Anthony‘s single “Vivir Mi Vida” and Juan Luis Guerra‘s album “Asondeguerra Tour,” Salsa music and Merengueare back to the very top of the Billboard Latin Music charts. While Marc Anthony is still at the top of the Hot Latin Songs and Latin Airplay charts, the latest work by Juan Luis …

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So far, this year we have enjoyed five generous months of good Latin music. Looking at some of the top Latin songs of 2013, we can see a rich spectrum of sounds defined by hits coming from genres like Salsa, Bachata, Latin Alternative, Mexican music, and everything in between. Similarly, the group of artists behind these tracks includes a diverse …

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The Never Ending Popularity of Juan Luis Guerra This week, the legendary Dominican artist Juan Luis Guerra has proved once again why he is one of the most popular Latin music stars in the world. His recently released album Asondeguerra Tour is this week’s number one album on the Top Latin Albums chart. His new production is also at the highest …

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This week, the number one spot of the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart belongs to Asondeguerra Tour, the latest compilation album released by Latin music superstar Juan Luis Guerra. This strong comeback not only consolidates the Dominican singer and songwriter as one of today’s most influential artists in Latin music but also corroborates the timeless appeal of his music, …

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The pioneering musician was a founder of Latin jazz. Bebo Valdés was a big man whose music revealed a huge heart. The gentle giant of Cuban music, who died Friday (March 22) at age 94, was one of the founders of Latin jazz, and a pioneer in bringing Afro-Cuban sacred rhythms to popular dance music. …

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Premio Lo Nuestro Awards 2013

With the six awards he took home, Prince Royce became the top winner of the 25th edition of Premio Lo Nuestro. Besides dominating the Tropical category with his second album Phase II, the singer from the Bronx collected two additional trophies thanks to “El Verdadero Amor Perdona,” a collaboration work featuring aBachata version of the popular hit from Mana‘s album Drama Y …

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I have to say choosing the Latin Music artist of 2012 was a difficult decision. Although various stars accomplished significant awards and recognition this year, not a single artist was really able to shine above the rest. That said, I am selecting Romeo Santos as the best Latin music artist of the year because of …

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“No Human Being Is Illegal,” read the T-shirt worn by the rapper Residente, leading the Puerto Rican group Calle 13, as he started the band’s concert at Celebrate Brooklyn! on Friday night. Calle 13, which swept the Latin Grammy Awards in 2011, revved up an exultant global party. Residente and the singer Ileana Cabra Joglar, …

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