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Hispanic music legend Juan Gabriel and Puerto Rico’s Luis Fonsi, recently recorded a duet entitled “I ask you please” in Cancun. The 36 year old Latin pop star said it was a true honour record a song with Juan Gabriel, who is currently continuing his US tour. According to the Mexican press, the recording took …

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Today, Universal Music Group announced the launch of its new dance music label tailored entirely to Latin audiences. Aftercluv Dance Lab, as it has been named, will serve as the first major Latin label in the region that is dedicated solely to EDM and dance music, according to Billboard. The move makes sense; a study …

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Latin Grammy winners like Carlos Vives, Juanes, Calle 13 & Camila compete against virtual unknowns. mix of well-known acts and total outliers ruled the Latin nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards. While many big names hailing from many countries — most armed with critically acclaimed recordings — dominated the Pop and Urban/Alternative/Rock categories, indies and …

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  Ricky Martin, Camila, Wisin and Yandel are biggest gainers The 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards were a television ratings success, but delivered disappointing music sales in the U.S. The Nov. 20 live award ceremony, which featured performances by Pitbull, Calle 13, Marc Anthony and Ricky Martin, among others, reached nearly 10 million total viewers …

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King Felipe VI of Spain visited the German media company Bertelsmann in Guetersloh on Tuesday and met the owning family, the Mohns. Family spokesperson Liz Mohn, Bertelsmann’s Supervisory Board Chairman Christoph Mohn, and Chairman & CEO Thomas Rabe welcomed Felipe de Borbón y Grecia at midday today at the group’s corporate center. Rabe said in …

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Simon Cowell plans to put together “the ultimate Latino boy band” through Univision’s contest series “La Banda,” which debuts in fall 2015. Online auditions are open at LaBandaoficial.com, and Univision promised “the largest Latino talent search in U.S. TV history.” Contestants will compete for a spot in the band. Former “American idol” judge Cowell said: …

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Prince Royce may be a mainstay of Latin music, but the Dominican artist is looking to expand. The Bronx-born singer, who just recently released his first English-language single featuring Snoop Dogg, will be releasing a mostly English album in 2015, notes Billboard. The album will be feature a mix of mainstream and Latin artists. “The album …

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This year’s Best New Artist nominees at the Latin Grammys — all 10 of them — have roots in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Spain and Venezuela. Below, we highlight their work and music and what’s going on in the musical minds of these artists who’ll be sharing an international spotlight this week when they meet in …

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Latinos made history on Election Night securing victories in both political parties. Across the nation, Latinos scored statewide victories, gaining and holding on to 12 seats in executive office. Now, the largest group of Latinos, 29 in total, will serve in the 114th U.S. Congress, scoring a few firsts in electoral representation. “We witnessed Latino …

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Goya Foods, the United States’ largest Hispanic-owned food company, has expanded its West Coast headquarters, developing a distribution center and a new facility in Southern California as a response to growing demands for Goya products among immigrant populations and Americans. The new West Coast facilities are part of a $300 million expansion. Within the U.S. …

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Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out. The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking …

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Bodega Bamz sets the internet ablaze with his new single – El Rey. Bodega Bamz thinks he’s the best already. Riding off the success of his 2012 mixtape, Strictly 4 My P.A.P.I.Z., the New York-bred, half-Dominican/half-Puerto-Rican rapper dropped his newest single yesterday to rave reviews from his fans. “El-Rey” gives a taste of Bodega’s forthcoming …

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(CNN) — Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man — often described as the “sultan of suave” — dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy. Among those whose glamor factor his dresses jazzed up: Oprah Winfrey, Ann …

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SIRIUSXM has scheduled a slate of exclusive programming to mark HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, starting SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th. The programming will air across multiple SIRIUSXM channels and feature specials, interviews and performances by some of today’s most popular Latin artists. Seven-time LATIN GRANNY-winning singer, songwriter and actor CARLOS VIVES appear for an exclusive Q&A before a …

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For such a little country, Cuba does manage to maintain its role as the pebble in America’s shoe with ease, as we’ve discussed. With the old regime getting pretty old and restrictions being gradually eased by both sides, it’s easy to start thinking that more than 50 years of this is about to come to …

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