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Very good news! Robi Draco Rosa has confirmed via Twitter that he is cancer free.     According to the Puerto Rican newspaper Primera Hora, the Boricua was diagnosed with a cancer called “Non Hodgkins Lymphoma” in his lower abdomen. He underwent a non-traditional clinical treatment with the Houston doctor Burzynski which involved a mix of chemotherapy and …

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Actor Enrique Lizalde is dead at the age of 76, according to the Mexican morning show “Hoy.” The telenovela star passed away around 9 am on Monday in his home in Mexico City, one of the actor’s daughters confirmed to the Mexican network Televisa. Known for his strong voice and great stage presence, the star began his …

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Private Concerts Across the Country Crank Up the Heat This Summer With Performances by Tito El Bambino, Elvis Crespo, Fito Blanko, Alexis y Fido, and Noel Torres MIAMI, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Univision and Eventus announce the 2013 Premios Juventud VIP Tour (PJ VIP Tour) presented by Dr Pepper, a series of private concerts featuring …

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Alejandro Sanz is one of the most internationally recognized Latin artists. Composer and lyricist of all his songs, he has sold more than 22 million records to date. He is the Spanish artist with the greatest number of Grammy awards; 16 Latin and three American, with 15 published albums, nine of them studio albums. All …

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This April, Tito Puente, otherwise known as “The King of Latin Jazz,” would have celebrated his 90th birthday; and today, marks the 13th anniversary since his death at 77. A son of Puerto Rican immigrants, Puente grew up in New York City’s Spanish Harlem. He became a musician at age 13, learning how to play the …

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Search Party Music, a team of music supervisors that pioneered the worlds of music placement, original music composition, and creative licensing and Nacional Records, a multifaceted Latino youth-focused entertainment company, have announced a new partnership, “El Search Party”, that will provide music support and services to agencies and brands serving the Latino markets both in …

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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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LIMA, Peru –  Move on North America, the east is rising in Latin America. Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop music inspiration. Now the East is rising, with a large and enthusiastic cult of fans in some countries following the K-pop music from Korea. It’s a movement especially strong in Peru …

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MIAMI, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Terra, a global digital media company and content producer with a presence in 19 countries, presents the popular Spanish singer and songwriter Alex Ubago in a free concert with Terra Live Music in Studio on Thursday, June 6 at 4 p.m. ET available both online at http://www.terra.com/ and …

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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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‘I want it to go on forever,’ says singer Ismael Miranda Fans of Latin funk and lush Afro-Cuban grooves remember the Seventies with glee, when the New York salsa explosion made Latin music appear as edgy and unpredictable as rock & roll. At the core of this movement was Fania, the Motown of salsa, a …

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I wish we’d put a camera in the Alt.Latino studio to capture Jasmine Garsd’s face as she listened to my picks for the first time. It would have captured the way she stared into space as the sounds came through her headphones and made their way into her musical consciousness; there was a twinkle in …

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Latinas across the country will eagerly reach for their remotes on May 3 when Romeo Santos’s very first concert special hits the small screen, but the 31-year-old is pretty down to earth when asked about being the subject of adoration by thousands upon thousands of female fans who have crowned him the King of Bachata. …

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The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which aired April 25 on Telemundo, had its share of uptempo reggaeton and dance, regional Mexican music, daring duets and song premieres, most featuring major Latin stars. In the midst of that was Il Volo, a trio of operatic tenors, singing “El Triste,” an homage to Mexican crooner Jose …

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