Exclusive: Chocquibtown’s First Stateside Interview After Winning Latin Grammy
By Grace Bastidas | 11/15/2010 - 08:45

Talk about never forgetting where you came from. Last Thursday, hip-hop trio Chocquibtown nabbed a Latin Grammy for Best Alternative Song for “De Donde Vengo Yo,” a track honoring their hometown of Quibdo on Colombia’s Pacific coast. They celebrated the win by performing the song in front of a packed audience at the awards show, letting everyone know that where they come from “things aren’t easy but we still survive.” We got a chance to talk to female emcee Goyo and here’s what she had to say:


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Get Ximena Navarrete's Latin Grammy Look!
Get Ximena Navarrete's Latin Grammy Look!
By Kate Sandoval | 11/12/2010 - 14:30

Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete was so stunning at last night's Latin Grammy Awards that the Latina staff is in unanimous agreement today: The sexy mexicana had the best look of the night.

We especially love how the smoky shadow plays up her rich brown hair and eyes and the bronzer defines her gorgeous bone structure.

To get the smoldering look:


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WATCH: The Best Moments of the 11th Annual Latin Grammys
WATCH: The Best Moments of the 11th Annual Latin Grammys
By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 13:25

In case you didn't get a chance to watch the Latin Grammy awards last night, here's a video to give you an idea of what went down. From Placido Domingo's touching acceptance speech for his Person of the Year Award, to Juan Luis Guerra's continued command of any Grammy category (Latin or not) he is nominated in, to Marc Anthony's amazing performance—it was definitely a night to remember.

Check out the best moments below:


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What Happened in Vegas: The Latin Grammy Awards Take Over Sin City
What Happened in Vegas: The Latin Grammy Awards Take Over Sin City
By Grace Bastidas | 11/12/2010 - 10:16

“My God, what women,” exclaimed Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo at last night’s 11th Annual Latin Grammy presentation after receiving the Person of the Year award from Ricky Martin. And how could he not notice? Held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, the show was full of long-legged beauties—dancers, aerialists and acrobats!—from the start.


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POLL: What was Your Favorite Latin Grammy Moment?
POLL: What was Your Favorite Latin Grammy Moment?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 09:42

The 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards were full of memorable moments last night. From Lucero's gorgeous dresses to the amazing music to the graceful acrobatic performances by the cast of Le Rêve, there was a little something for everyone watching.

But there were definitely some standout performances. So tell us:


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Best Dressed: 2010 Latin Grammy Awards
Best Dressed: 2010 Latin Grammy Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 08:43

Our ladies were looking positively lovely last night at the 11th Annual Latin Grammy awards in Las Vegas.  J. Lo glowed like the sun and Camilla Belle took a fashion risk in a curve-hugging Carolina Herrera gown. The overriding trends of the night seemed to be metallic, black lace and Valentino red.

Check out our picks for best dressed and tell us if you agree!


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Julio Reyes Copello
Exclusive: Julio Reyes Copello Is the Man Behind Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez
By Grace Bastidas | 10/29/2010 - 09:00

As a producer and composer, Julio Reyes Copello has worked with some of the most talented voices in the industry, including Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Paulina Rubio, Ricky Martin and Thalia. His job is to get singers to give everything they have in the studio. And apparently he’s very good at it. He was recently nominated for a Latin Grammy as Producer of the Year. We got a chance to talk to the Colombiano about his work and here’s what he had to say:


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2010 Latin Grammy Awards Performers Announced
2010 Latin Grammy Awards Performers Announced
By Mariela Rosario | 10/28/2010 - 09:30

The performers for the 11th Annual Latin Grammy awards were announced and it sounds like the show is going to be star-studded event.

The awards show, being held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 11th, will be hosted by comedian Eugenio Derbez and singer/actress Lucero. Camila, Pedro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Rosario and Wisin Y Yandel are all confirmed to perform.


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Latin Grammy Nominees Camila Continue to Captivate
Latin Grammy Nominees Camila Continue to Captivate
By Grace Bastidas | 09/20/2010 - 16:51

Mexican pop rock trio Camila has soared to platinum status in the U.S. with their second album Dejarte de Amar. Now that they’ve been nominated for four Latin Grammys (Record of the Year, Best Pop Album, Best Song of the Year and Album of the Year), they’re on their way to making this a stellar 2010. I got a chance to talk to guitarist Pablo Hurtado about the band’s success and here’s what he had to say: 

What role does each member of the group play?


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Alejandro Sanz and Juan Luis Guerra Lead 2010 Latin Grammy Nominations Announced
Alejandro Sanz and Juan Luis Guerra Lead 2010 Latin Grammy Nominations
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2010 - 13:30

The 2010 Latin Grammy nominations were announced today and Spanish crooner Alejandro Sanz, Dominican merengue icon Juan Luis Guerra, Jorge Drexler, and Mario Domm (lead singer of pop group Camila) came out on top with four nominations each.


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