By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 10:57
Romeo Santos has tapped into the ultimate formula for success in his debut album “Formula, Vol. 1,” which features addictive bachata hooks and lyrics that make you swoon. Aventura’s former front man’s latest single “Mi Santa” has hit number one on Billboard’s airplay charts. The hit also features famous Spanish flamenco guitarist Tomatito, who laces the track with a touch of eloquence.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/02/2012 - 16:27
Ricky Martin and Pitbull are no strangers to hitting the pop music charts!
The Puerto Rican pop star and Cuban American rapper have hit the Billboard 200 list, which highlights the top-selling albums by Nielsen SoundScan’s sales statistics. Our February cover model claimed the number three spot on the list for his latest album “Música + Alma + Sexo.”
By Adriana Rivera | 10/13/2011 - 13:45
—Nestor Carbonell will be enjoying a busy year. Ringer, The CW drama series that the Cuban actor stars in, has been picked up for a full season of 22 episodes. The show, also starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, is one of the first dramas on network television to get a full order of episodes, according to Zap2It.com.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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."