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Calle Ocho heats up this Sunday in Miami. Here are the top eight things to look for. It’s that time of year again. Miami’s annual street party, Calle Ocho is back to celebrate Latin culture in all of its many manifestations.  From food to music to creative ways to wear a flag, no other event …

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Different stars from the Latin music world have expressed their feelings regarding the death of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez. Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz, Calle 13’s vocalist Rene Perez, legendary trombonist Willie Colon and Venezuelan singer Chino from the Urban duo Chino y Nacho are among those who reacted to the loss of one of the …

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The NBA on Thursday announced the schedule for its seventh annual Noche Latina program, which once again will celebrate the league’s Latin heritage and the growing support of fans across Latin American and in U.S. Hispanic communities. The latest edition of this initiative will involve in-arena celebrations during games hosted by the Los Angeles Lakers, …

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Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo has partnered with Warner Music Latina in a joint venture to sign, market and promote Latin music artists. Warner will be in charge of all musical aspects, including A&R, production, single promotion and touring assistance, while Telemundo will offer promotion at multiple levels through its various platforms, including broadcast and online. …

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In 2013, Carla Morrison is reveling in the fruits of her labor. Mexican singer-songwriter’s fantastic album, Déjenme Llorar, won her two 2012 Latin Grammys and a Grammy nomination this year. This week she’s the special guest at Red Bull Music Academy Radio Panamérika’s Escenario: Los Angeles concert which boasts performances by Bomba Estéreo, La Santa Cecilia, Astro and Qué Bajo?!. We recently talked …

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Little Havana rises with the cock. Sunlight gleams off her concrete hips. She revels in her hot and sticky wetness. As fresh, juicy papaya scents float on palm tree breezes, she burns a sacred herb and swallows a cafecito with a piece of buttered toast. Today is her birthday, and soon 2 million feet, 20 …

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For years, Canada has welcomed waves of newcomers from Latin America and the Caribbean. A thriving music scene has grown out of this migration — like the one at Lula Lounge, a nightclub in a working-class neighborhood of Toronto. The club’s co-founder, Jose Ortega, cut his teeth in New York’s legendary Latin scene. When he …

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Check out our exclusive gallery from this years Dominican Festival in Orlando. [nggallery id=47]  

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It was a special night for at least two Latins nominated for the 85th Academy AwardOscars televised live tonight from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Of the five categories that Latins were nominated in Claudio Miranda took the Oscar trophy for his movie “Life of Pi” in the Cinematography category. It’s the second Oscar for Mr. …

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3Ball MTY

For the fourth consecutive year, Billboard will present its annual Billboard en Concierto concert series in the lead up to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The acclaimed-seven city, invitation only music series kicks off April 2 and will feature live performances by chart-toppers 3BallMTY and tropical superstar Tito El Bambino. Billboard Latin Music Awards: See …

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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2013

The Billboard Latin Music Conference has officially opened its entries for the third annual Latin Music Marketing Awards. The awards, which recognize the integration of music and marketing by honoring agencies and labels that had successful campaigns during the past year, will be held as part of the 24th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference (www.billboardlatinconference.com), …

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Lucenzo

These are heady days for Brazil. Its economy is booming and the country is preparing for its spot in the global spotlight as it hosts the 2014 World Cup, followed by the 2016 Summer Olympics. Brazilian music is also booming, extending its reach well beyond the nation’s borders. Long gone are the days when the …

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Prince Royce

Prince Royce did it again. The bachata royal swept the Premio Lo Nuestro awards held at AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday night. The Bronx native walked away with six trophies, including Tropical contemporary artist of the year. His heartfelt duet with Maná, El Verdadero Amor Perdona (Real Love Forgives), snagged best rock/alternative song as well as …

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Big Latino stars, tons of good music and unforgettable moments made up the 25th anniversary of “Premio Lo Nuestro 2013” aired on Univision on Thursday. It was a night worth remembering. With a presentation recalling all the great artists who had passed through the award ceremony’s stage since its beginning, the Dominican singer Juan Luis …

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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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