Listen: Enrique Iglesias Joins 'Jersey Shore,' Kind Of

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Happy belated birthday to Enrique Iglesias, who turned 35 this past Saturday. It’s been 15 years since Julio’s son launched his own career, and he hasn’t slowed down since. He’s currently putting the finishing touches on his sixth album, Euforia (out July 6; Universal) and we’ve heard it’s an “eclectic collection” with songs in Spanish and English.

“It taps into so many different styles of music,” has said the singer. “It’s been really exciting for me to experiment and explore new territory.”

Collaborations include Akon, Usher, Nicole Scherzinger, Wisin y Yandel and other chart-toppers. The latest single, “I Like It,” features fellow Miami resident Pitbull and samples Lionel Richie’s 1983 hit “All Night Long.” The club-ready track has already earned a spot in the upcoming Jersey Shore Soundtrack. And if that doesn’t inspire a fist pump or two, this will: The song is currently number one on iTunes with Iglesias’ duet with Juan Luis Guerra, “Cuando Me Enamoro,” in position number six. Here’s a teaser:

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Grace Bastidas, Deputy Editor

Born and raised in Queens, New York, where more languages are spoken than anywhere in the world, Grace Bastidas is Latina’s Deputy Editor. She oversees lifestyle content, including topics as diverse as career, health and relationships, and occasionally writes about her own experiences in The Good Life section. As a writer, Grace’s work has appeared in The New York TimesNew York magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Travel + Leisure. She is fluent in Spanish.

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