Video: Demi Lovato's Impressive Late Night Performance
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/20/2009 - 17:00

We never fail to gush over Demi Lovato after seeing her on stage. And this time is no different. The Disney actress/singer-songwriter gave a pitch perfect performance of the title track from her new album, Here We Go Again, for The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien last night. We dare you to disagree after taking a look at the clip below. Be sure to tell us what you think!


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Video: Get to Know the Hottest Rising Stars in Latin Music
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/16/2009 - 10:00

We stopped by the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) in NYC last week to speak to some of the incredible artists featured in Latina's August music package, The Best Latin Music You Don't Know. We spoke to the most important burgeoning artists on the scene, including Gaby Moreno, Bomba Estéreo, Niña Dioz, Cucu Diamantes, Los Hollywood and Maluca to name a few.


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Meet "Fame" Actor Walter Perez, Watch Film Trailer
By Lee Hernandez | 06/19/2009 - 11:35

We recently had the pleasure of speaking to Walter Perez, one of the young stars of the highly anticipated adaptation of Fame, the 1980 Oscar-winning movie about artists at an NYC performing arts high school. Perez, 26, is a muscular boxer from the Los Angeles neighborhood Southgate who comes off as impossibly humble. He flashed his infectious smile and signature dimples as he talked about his first big studio movie, why he hopes to work with Jay Hernandez later this year and what he looks for in a woman.


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Video: Wilmer Valderrama Fights for Circus Animal Rights in New PETA Ad
By Monica Herrera | 03/06/2009 - 09:54

Wilmer Valderrama has no love for the big top. In a new public awareness video for PETA, the Venezuelan and Colombian actor takes aim at circuses for their harsh treatment of elephants, bears, tigers and other creatures. "As an actor, it's my job to entertain people. Nobody forces me to perform. But sadly, animals in circuses aren't so lucky," says Valderrama in the video.

 


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Video: Penelope Cruz Wins the Oscar!
By Monica Herrera | 02/22/2009 - 22:51

Congratulations, Penelope Cruz! The Spanish actress was officially chosen as this year's Best Supporting Actress by the Academy Awards on Sunday night, for her performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona


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Video: Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato Dance Like No One's Watching
By Monica Herrera | 02/17/2009 - 15:15

Further proving why they are the ultimate BFFs, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato just crafted a homemade video that shows what they do in their spare time (you know, when they're not busy being Disney ingenues and conquering the tween market). They just dance!


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VIDEO: Ousted Governor Rod Blagojevich to Latinos: "Sí, Se Puede!"
By Monica Herrera | 01/30/2009 - 14:29

Disgraced Chicago ex-governor Rod Blagojevich brought a tear to the eyes of Latinos across the nation yesterday, when he took a moment in front of the cameras to address us directly with these parting words: "Sí, se puede!"

 


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VIDEO: Obama Speechwriter's New Girlfriend Is a Lingerie-Modeling, Mariachi-Singing Latina
By Monica Herrera | 01/26/2009 - 15:42

Ladies, it looks like we'll have to find a new gringo nerd to crush on. President Barack Obama's lead speechwriter, Jon Favreau, who is 27 years old and pushes our buttons in a Junot Diaz kind of way, is officially off the market.


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VIDEO: Shakira Performs with Usher at Obama's "We Are One" Inauguration Concert
By Monica Herrera | 01/20/2009 - 09:48

Shakira took a break from recording her new album to toast Barack Obama all weekend long. Just a few hours before gracing the Latino Inaugural Gala in a gorgeous green dress, the singer donned liquid latex pants at the Lincoln Memorial for the President-Elect's "We Are One" Inauguration Concert.


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VIDEO: Will Smith Speaks a Little Espanish
By Monica Herrera | 01/14/2009 - 18:05

We've been wondering just how well Will Smith speaks Spanish, and now there's TV footage with our answer.


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