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The Latino channel, home of “I Love Jenni” and “Larrymania,” is looking for on-air talent. Latino channel Mun2 is looking for bilingual on-air talent, including VJs for its music shows, and hosts for entertainment programming and specials. “We are looking for confident, dynamic and experienced professionals who are passionate about communicating to the U.S. Latino …

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Last week, Grammy Award-winning singer Natalie Cole and Tropical music artists Sergio George, Leslie Grace and Victor Manuelle brought a huge wave of changes into the Billboard Latin music charts. Even though this week things are a little bit more stable, two new entries have further shaken these popular rankings. One of those entries is …

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In celebration of their 14th year –from July 9 through July 13– the Latin Alternative Music Conference is filling New York with an eclectic mesh of sounds from the United States, Latin America and Spain. As a festival, the LAMC offers an array of atmospheres that range from family friendly to hardcore partying. For audiences eager to explore, …

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Music and content recognition company Shazam has raised $40 million from Latin American telecom giant America Movil, the companies announced on Monday. Along with the investment, Shazam and America Movil are creating a strategic business unit that will focus on growing the music and content recognition business across countries like Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. …

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Jenni Rivera’s death in December of 2012 hugely impacted this year’s Latin music sales. At the mid-year point (through the week ending June 30, 2012), she holds five of the top 10 biggest-selling Latin albums in the U.S. according to Nielsen SoundScan. Further, the top four selling Latin albums this year are all by Rivera. …

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On this episode of Cafecito, we conclude our interview with fiery actress Michelle Rodriguez. The Fast & Furious 6 star opens up about her love life, her upcoming roles in Turbo and Machete Kills and her advice for young women entering Hollywood. The proud Latina joined us at the Hearst Tower as Cosmopolitan for Latinas …

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Natalie Cole may be the daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole and therefore born into a legacy of soulful jazz stylings, but the vocalist has ventured into new territory: Spanish language music. Cole’s new album and her first Spanish-language musical release has soared straight to the top of the Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” chart. The …

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Delia Orjuela, Vice President for Latin Writer/Publisher Relations today announced personnel changes at BMI Latin “to meet the growing demand for Latin repertoire.” In Puerto Rico, 17-year BMI veteran Joey Mercado was promoted to Senior Director, Latin Writer/Publisher Relations. Mercado oversees the day-to-day responsibilities for BMI in the Puerto Rico and Miami markets. Mercado has …

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It’s summer, it’s hot and it’s beach party time. The perfect theme ‘beach bash’ for the 10th annual Premios Juventud (Youth Awards) is getting ready for Thursday, July 18 at Bank United Center in Miami, Fla. starting at 7 p.m. And of course like at any party there has to be entertainment as the lineup was just announced Tuesday. Three …

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This week, the famous Grammy Award-winning singer Natalie Cole has finally released Natalie Cole En Español, one of the most anticipated albums of the year featuring a compilation of Latin music standards such as “Frenesi,” “Besame Mucho” and “El Dia Que Me Quieras,” just to mention a few. Following those expectations, Natalie Cole’s new CD has …

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As far as the most popular Latin single goes, Marc Anthony‘s “Vivir Mi Vida,” one of the top Latins songs of 2013, remains this week at the number one spot of the Hot Latin Songs, Latin Airplay andTropical Songs charts. The single is also going back to the highest position on the Latin Pop Songs ranking. Similarly, Juan Luis Guerra‘s work Asondeguerra Tour is still the …

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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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It was a night to honor dad but one in particular. Young Frankie Ruiz, Jr. son of renown and legendary Puerto Rican salsa singer Frankie Ruiz paid tribute to his dad around 12:45 a.m. Saturday at Buckets Tavern & Tap in Tampa, Fla. Although Frankie Jr. has recorded only three singles of his own thus far …

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Latin superstars Draco Rosa and Juan Luis Guerra have teamed up to make a music video in the Dominican Republic, and it’s going to be awesome. They are collaborating on a new video for the song, ‘Esto Es Vida,’ which they recorded for Draco‘s musical production, Vida. The shoot, directed by Jean Gabriel Guerra, takes place in …

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