By Grace Bastidas | 09/28/2009 - 10:19
Though Julieta Venegas doesn’t officially clock in as UNICEF goodwill ambassador till Sept. 30, the Tijuana-born singer-songwriter is already looking into the plight of impoverished children in her country. She was in Chiapas last week visiting the frontier area of Tapachula, which is known as a crossing point for undocumented migrants going northward and as a center for the sex trafficking of women and children. The 38-year-old tweeted about the experience, describing it as “muy fuerte.” Venegas is the second Mexican to join UNICEF in this effort.
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.
By Monica Herrera | 10/17/2008 - 14:50
The coolest names in Latin American music converged in Mexico City Thursday night for Los Premios MTV Latinoamerica 2008, where thick red tongues (not moon men) are the coveted prize and reggaeton artists are hard to find--and that's not a bad thing!
By smundhra | 09/10/2008 - 15:34
Lila Downs and up-and-comer Ximena Sariñana were amongst the artists who woke up at the crack of dawn today to announce the nominees for 2008 Latin Grammy awards. Cafè Tacuba, Juanes and Gustavo Santaolalla had cause for celebration, accumulating the most nominations.
By Monica Herrera | 06/19/2008 - 17:30
Wisin y Yandel Tie for Latin Songwriter of the Year
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