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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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  Bachata singer and Aventura collaborator Lynx, otherwise known as Ralphy Mata, released his first album, “Dosis de Mí,” on Nov. 25. Mata also shared his desire to change the traditional genre as a Latino millennial, as well as a heartfelt thank you letter to his fans with Latin Post. “My album, ‘Dosis De Mí’ …

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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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  Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) will head the House Intelligence Committee in 114th Congress. Nunes called the Obama Administration’s foreign policy a “complete disaster,” saying that it supports torture, voted repeatedly for surveillance and intelligence gathering without oversight or warrant, and extended the Patriot Act. As chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, …

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Actress turned activist Eva Longoria said she doesn’t know the full details of President Barack Obama’s immigration reform plans, but that it is something that needs to happen. The big star for both the Hollywood and political scene told Fox News Latino Tuesday that, “It’s hard to comment because I don’t know what it’s containing …

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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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