By Miranda Noland | 04/30/2010 - 13:31
The Latin Billboard Awards, the annual award show that honors achievements in Latin music based on sales and radio play, was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on April 29, 2010. With mutiple performances and presentations from all the biggest names in Latin music, the biggest surprise of the night was Ricky Martin, who spoke out against Arizona's recently-passed SB 1070 law. "You are not alone. We are with you. Put a stop to discrimination.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/20/2010 - 14:50
Though Lady Gaga has been getting a ton of the attention from the media these days, she is going to be forced to share the international spotlight when her Monster Ball tour stops in NYC tonight. Gaga is scheduled to play four (impressively) sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall, but Bronx-born bachata group Aventura managed to one-up her, selling out Madison Square Garden (which holds more than double the capacity of Radio City) for a quartet of concerts also kicking off this evening.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/09/2009 - 09:34
Girls may get giddy whenever Aventura comes to town, but all that female adoration seems to have done nothing to diminish the rumors surrounding lead singer Romeo, who has faced doubts about his sexuality for years.
On a recent visit to El Show de Cristina (aka our Latina Oprah) Romeo addressed the rumors head on, but in the process seemed to put down the entire LGBTQ community.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/09/2009 - 13:30
Yes, it’s only Tuesday, but luckily we have new music to get us through the rest of this week. Bachata band Aventura drops their seventh album today. Titled The Last, the CD is the group’s “last full bachata album,” said frontman Anthony “Romeo” Santos, who’s been very vocal recently about crossing over as a group (and a solo artist).
By Monica Herrera | 03/27/2009 - 15:43
From Aventura's steamy performance to Elvis Crespo's red carpet shame, there were plenty of wild, wacky moments to see during last night's Premio Lo Nuestro. Below, a roundup of the Univision award show's biggest winners and losers.
Red Carpet Winner: Gloria Trevi
The Mexican pop star was a glam goddess in this silver, one-shouldered gown and chic waves.
Red Carpet Loser: Olga Tañon
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/19/2009 - 14:15
Aventura front man Romeo recently talked to the NY Daily News about the group, its latest album and fatherhood.
When talking about The Last, which drops in April, Romeo explains one song titled "Gracias" is dedicated to the group’s fans. "I tell them that I’m indebted to them for their infinite love," he says. And with the success of the album’s first chart-topping single, "Por Un Segundo," Aventura is clearly feeling the affection.
By Monica Herrera | 02/17/2009 - 17:00
The Billboard Latin Music Award nominees have just been announced, and we're happy to say that while the list of artists up for awards is still mostly male—with Flex, Enrique Iglesias and Aventura at the top—it's also sprinkled with a couple of talented females, like mexicanas Julieta Venegas and Jenni Rivera.