Scotty McCreery
Scotty McCreery Makes Country Music History!
By Adriana Rivera | 10/13/2011 - 12:33

Last May, Scotty McCreery made history when he became the first Latino ever to win FOX's reality singing competition, American Idol. Now, our favorite part-Puerto Rican crooner has broken another record—Billboard.com reports that McCreery is the first country artist ever to have his first studio album debut at No. 1! 


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Gloria Estefan’s “WEPA” Soars to #1 on Billboard Dance Chart
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 12:16

Gloria Estefan Week may be over, but there is still a lot that the Cuban American legend is celebrating these days. For one, the 54-year-old singer released her highly anticipated album Miss Little Havana last week and her first single “WEPA” is soaring up the charts!

Gloria Estefan on Latinas: “We are smarter because we let the men think they are”


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Demi Lovato & Selena Gomez are Music's Hottest Minors
Demi Lovato & Selena Gomez are Music's Hottest Minors
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 12:00

Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez have made Billboard’s annual ranking of music’s most powerful minors. The 21 Under 21 list includes pop singers, producers, and actors and it’s actually no surprise to us that both made the cut; Lovato and Gomez’s careers are seriously caliente right now.


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Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars Explains Why He'll Never Have a Clothing Line
By Lee Hernandez | 07/17/2011 - 19:43

In Hollywood, it has become the norm for musicians to come out with their own line of clothing. But don't expect to see a clothing line by Bruno Mars at Kohl's or Target anytime soon.


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Bruno Mars Makes Billboard History With Hit Song, "Just The Way You Are"
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2011 - 16:30

Bruno Mars has had a wildly successful year. He scooped up a bunch of Grammy nominations for his work with production group The Smeezingtons, and his tender and tough love songs receive heavy radio play. Now, the half Puerto-Rican crooner can add making history to his list of accomplishments.


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Gloria Estefan & Pharrell Make Beautiful Music Together
By Lee Hernandez | 05/04/2011 - 15:11

Billboard.com recently chatted up Gloria Estefan about her new album, and the legendary Cuban singer revealed that several of her collaborations with Pharrell, will be in español. "It's mixed. Pharrell actually wanted more and more Spanish and that's what we've done," she explained. "We really used English where we wanted English and Spanish where we thought it fit great."


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Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin: "We're Born Gay"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/28/2011 - 11:33

Ricky Martin has taken a definitive stand in the nature vs. nurture debate.

"Everyone who's gay is born that way," Martin, 38, tells Batanga.com. "And that's their nature."


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And The Biggest Latin Song of 2008 Is...
By Monica Herrera | 12/19/2008 - 14:02

This week, Billboard delivered its end-of-year issue with the final numbers of all of the biggest albums, records and radio hits of 2008. So who topped the Latin lists? Drumroll, please...


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MUSIC ROUNDUP: Will Mariah Top the Charts?
By Monica Herrera | 04/14/2008 - 20:38

Cop It: Mariah, DLG and Voto Latino


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Music Roundup: Who Will Win Big at the Billboard Awards?
By Brian Madigan | 04/07/2008 - 14:11

Billboard’s Most Likely Winners and Losers


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