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Latin music’s biggest stars will be under one roof at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards show, which airs April 25. The night will be extravagant with glammed-up celebrities walking the red carpet and top-named artists performing on what promises to be one of the best nights in Latin music. The following talent will be …

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Check out the brand new video “Se Acaba El Tiempo” by Maximus Wel now on LaMezcla.com!

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The legendary Mexican music singer Vicente Fernandez, better known as the King of Ranchera Music, is about to hit the Latin music market with Vicente Fernandez Hoy a new album featuring 13 songs recorded by the popular artist in his Rancho Viejo studio in Guadalajara, Mexico. The new album, which will be released on May 7, includes a selection of Ranchera, Corrido and Bolero tracks. With the …

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There’s no doubt that Latino recording artists produce some of the world’s hottest dance tracks. Whether you’ve got tunes streaming at work or during your workout, or you’re burning calories in a club, some steamy Latin songs are indispensable for your playlist. Here’s a list of the hottest Latin dance tracks getting airplay right now, …

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SAN JUAN – Daddy Yankee, the self-proclaimed chief of reggaeton, has become one of the latest victims of rumors about being gay, which from time to time target Latino artists and which, on this occasion, sparked a heated reaction from the singer of the 2004 hit “Gasolina.” Raymond Ayala had to react when the rumors …

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From Ritchie Valens to Carlos Santana to Selena, the musical contributions of U.S. Latinos from the 1940s to present day will be explored in the free exhibition American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music opening at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on April 20. Created by EMP Museum, the University of …

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This coming April 20, Tito Puente would have celebrated his 90th birthday. To commemorate this special date, Sony Music Latin has recently released its first ever archival box set collection honoring the legacy of one of the greatest Latin music artists of all time. The name of this exciting release is Quatro: The Definitive Collection, a beautifully designed, high-quality …

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America Sierra, new and on the rise Mexican regional music singer America Sierra is considered one of the most prominent and successful women songwriters of the moment. Only recently beginning her professional career in 2012, it has already skyrocketed. According to Billboard, her career has been on the rise thanks to hits like “Mienteme,” “Solo Tu,” “El …

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Music streaming service Spotify has launched in Mexico – its first push into the huge Latin American market. The Swedish start-up, which has more than 24 million active users, has also gone live in Asia – in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Launches in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Iceland mean the service is now accessible …

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The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame — in association with Billboard — will have its inaugural induction ceremony on April 23, and will honor some of the music industry’s most established names including Grammy-winning Olga Tañon who will receive special recognition for her career achievements. The black tie gala, taking place at the New World …

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The legendary Spanish actress and singer Sara Montiel, popularly known in the Spanish-speaking world as Sarita Montiel, passed away yesterday at her home in Madrid. The loss of the Spanish diva, who was 85, provoked different reactions in the Latin music world from artists such as Julio Iglesias, Gloria Estefan and Raphael. Julio Iglesias, one …

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The Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will feature performances by some of music’s leading names including singer/songwriter Marc Anthony, bachata star Romeo Santos, regional Mexican crooner Roberto Tapia, reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee, entertainer Tito El Bambino and Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra. These artists join the recently announced performers including Don Omar, …

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Global Nutrition Company Signs Exclusive One-Time Agreement with Billboard LOS ANGELES, Apr 08, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Herbalife HLF +0.68% announced an exclusive nutrition sponsorship deal with Latin music’s premier event, the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards taking place in Miami on April 22-25. As official nutrition sponsor of the Billboard Latin Music Conference …

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Mexico’s most successful rock band Maná and award-winning singer/songwriter Draco Rosa will debut their single “Penelope” at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 25. Presented by State Farm, the program will air at 7 p.m./6c live from BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida and will include performances by some of the …

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Closing Act by Award-Winning Duo Jesse & Joy Will Be the Highly Anticipated Performance of the Night ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – Apr 10, 2013) – AT&T is abuzz in anticipation of the annual Hispanicize 2013, the fourth annual iconic event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers scheduled for April 9-13. As a sponsor of this year’s event, AT&T will …

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