By Grace Bastidas | 04/29/2010 - 08:09 | 4 Comments
All eyes will be on Puerto Rico tonight when the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards is broadcast from San Juan on the Telemundo Network to more than 200 million people directly. And it's about time the ceremony, now in its 21st year, shows some love to the musical island.
Performers include Luis Fonsi, Paulina Rubio...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/28/2010 - 08:06 | 4 Comments
Daddy Yankee is having a busy 2010. Not only did his new album, Mundial (Sony), drop today, but he just signed on to play a boxer in the film Pleasant Ave, which begins shooting in Puerto Rico at the end of the year.
The reggaetonero will get a chance to fine-tune his acting (and singing) skills on the CBS soap opera ...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/26/2010 - 12:12 | 2 Comments
As summer slowly approaches, I'm dreaming of sipping caipirinhas on a white-sand beach while listening to bossa nova. And who better to start building a warm weather soundtrack with than Sergio Mendes? The Rio de Janeiro native has been churning out the musical equivalent of sunshine since the late 1950's. And as one of the forefathers of bossa nova, the...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/21/2010 - 12:00 | 3 Comments
Carla Morrison is more than just a girl with a guitar. Her yearning vocals tug at the heartstrings with lyrics about love and longing and a sound that straddles the line between country and ranchera without conforming to either style. The Mexican singer came on the scene as the front-...
By Angie Romero | 04/20/2010 - 18:00 | 13 Comments
Atención: Soda Stereo lovers! Or should I say, Gustavo Cerati loyalists, since he recently announced that, sadly, the seminal band is a thing of the past. In any case, the former frontman and rock en español god, whose latest solo project is titled Fuerza Natural, is treating his U.S. fans to just two shows as part of his world...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/20/2010 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
Rumors surfaced this past weekend about the untimely death of Luis Miguel. But as it turns out, Luismi lived to see his 40th birthday on Monday!
By Grace Bastidas | 04/19/2010 - 13:19 | 0 Comments
Celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, voiced their support of out-and-proud singer Ricky Martin at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards on Saturday. “I celebrate what Ricky is doing because we have to create a world for each other where acceptance is first and foremost,” said the actress.
By Grace Bastidas | 04/15/2010 - 16:00 | 1 Comment
Jennifer Lopez isn’t the only one dropping new music. Her hubby, Marc Anthony, is busy prepping his first album in three years. Titled Iconos, it pays tribute to the Latin American singers the Puerto Rican crooner most admires with covers of songs by the likes of Jose Luis Perales, Juan...
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