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The Brazilian romantic singer Nelson Ned, who had a successful singing career in Latin America in the 1970 and 1980’s, died Sunday in San Paulo at the age of 66. Nelson Ned was hospitalized Saturday due to a severe case of pneumonia and high fever. In the last decade, he had serious health problems – …

Lapped up by a Spanish-speaking market that adores K-pop’s lavish production values and upbeat message, a Korean wave is sweeping through Latin America The export success of artists like Don Omar and Shakira in previous years may have given the Latin pop business a few global ambitions, but in Latin America itself the sound that’s …

Ana Victoria

Ana Victoria, daughter of singers Amanda Miguel and Diego Verdaguer, is making a place for herself in the music industry on her own merits, as confirmed by her recent Latin Grammy nomination. The singer, nominated in the Best New Artist category, is currently promoting her third album, “AV,” a fusion of rock and electronic music. …

Jose Curbelo

José Curbelo, a Cuban-born pianist and bandleader who went on to manage the biggest stars of Latin dance music, died on Friday in Miami. He was 95. Breaking news about the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia and more. Go to Arts Beat » A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural events in the …

Mana

The popular Mexican Rock band Mana has literally taken over Billboard’s Latin music charts. Thanks to Exiliados En La Bahia: Lo Mejor De Mana, the latest compilation album produced by the band, Mana has reached the number one spot on three different Billboard lists including the Latin Songs, Latin Pop Songs and Latin Albums charts. …

Mana

Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of multi-platinum and Grammy winning Latin rockers Mana, into the retailers’ historic RockWalk. The induction ceremony, which is by invitation only, will take place on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Guitar Center’s Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard. “Mana has made a huge impression on …

The old saying ‘like father, like son,’ also applies to Latin music. The following dynasties have had a significant impact across various genres including Mexican music, Latin Jazz, Salsa,Brazilian music and Latin Pop. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous families in the history of Latin music. The Lopez Family Photo Courtesy Chip Somodevill / Getty Images Lopez …