The Genius Behind Lady Gaga: Fernando Garibay
The Genius Behind Lady Gaga: Fernando Garibay
By Monica Herrera | 07/19/2011 - 12:32

The Way Lady Gaga first met Fernando Garibay, four-and-a-half years ago, still makes him smile. “She was pretty much in her underwear waiting outside the door to my studio,” the Mexican American producer and songwriter remembers. “It was love at first sight.”

The feeling was mutual, as the Mother Monster invited Garibay to write songs with her at almost every stop on her 18-month world tour, which wrapped in May 2011—and tapped him as musical director for her album, Born This Way. “Overseeing the album for the biggest artist on the planet? No problem!” he says.


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Jennifer Lopez Announces IHeartRadio Music Festival with Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys
Jennifer Lopez Announces IHeartRadio Music Festival with Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys
By Latina Staff | 07/11/2011 - 09:15

Jennifer Lopez paid a short visit to the Today show this morning to announce an epic new music festival in Las Vegas for IHeartRadio this fall. The pop star shared that she would be performing at the two-day festival alongside other huge acts like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, The Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars and a ton of other stars! Tickets go on sale for the show on Saturday, July 16 for the shows, which will take place on September 23 and 24.


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Star Tracker: Christina Aguilera, Ozomatli, Mariah Carey and more!
Star Tracker: Christina Aguilera, Ozomatli, Mariah Carey and more!
By Adriana Rivera | 06/17/2011 - 13:21

—Lady Gaga’s famous (or infamous) meat dress, designed by Franc Fernandez, will go on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “Women Who Rock” exhibit. Since Gaga wore the dress to the MTV Video Music Awards last September, it has been turned into jerky and has been painted over to look fresh. A new meaning to fresh fashion!


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Who Should Lady Gaga Cast in her New Music Video?
Who Should Lady Gaga Cast in her New Music Video?
By Adriana Rivera | 06/02/2011 - 16:03

What does Lady Gaga look for in a leading man? A “Puerto Rican or Dominican type badass…Think Enrique Iglesias,” at least according to a casting notice for her new music video. Of course, Lady Gaga's been showing Latinos love forever...and we’re not complaining!


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Star Tracker: Cristina Saralegui
Star Tracker: Cristina Saralegui, Sofia Vergara and Enrique Iglesias
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 14:22

— Cristina Saralegui may have left Univision, but our favorite Latin Oprah is ready for her Telemundo debut. Her new show, Cristina Presenta premieres with a finale special about the hit telenovela La Reina del Sur next Tuesday!


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EXCLUSIVE: The Latino Behind 'Born This Way' on Lady Gaga's Español: "She Sings It As Well As She Speaks It."
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42

The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010. 


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Scotty McCreery Makes Love to His Microphone on 'American Idol,' Makes Lady Gaga's Yaya Go Lala
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 10:21

Lady Gaga and Scotty McCreery don't have all that much in common. He's a religious and conservative part Puerto Rican country singer from Garner, North Carolina and she's an eccentric superstar who wears dresses made of Argentine skirt steak, who arrives to awards shows inside a womb.


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From Alejandro to Fernando: the Latinos Behind Lady Gaga
From Fernando to Alejandro: the Latinos Behind Lady Gaga
By Latina Staff | 05/10/2011 - 13:00

Lady Gaga is not one to shy away from controversy (Have you seen her new music video for "Judas"?) but now she's taking on a seriously hot button issue for Latinos: Immigration. With the performance of a new bilingual song called "Americano" on her upcoming album, Gaga jumped head first into the debate surrounding SB 1070, Arizona's archaic immigration law.


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Star Tracker: Selena Gomez, Eva Longoria, and Jessica Alba
Star Tracker: Selena Gomez, Eva Longoria, and Jessica Alba
By Lee Hernandez | 05/09/2011 - 12:30

— Last week, Selena Gomez told Seventeen magazine she doesn't like hiding her relationship with Justin Bieber, and this week a new video of Selenita locking lips in public with the Biebs in Jakarta, Indonesia popped up. Too cute!


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Rick Gonzalez Has a God Complex in Lady Gaga's New Music Video for "Judas"
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 08:55

Rick Gonzalez has been in a bunch of films (Old School, War of the Worlds, Coach Carter) and starred in the cult TV series Reaper, but it's his latest role as Jesus—yes, as in the Jesus—in Lady Gaga's controversial new music video for her single "Judas" that has him in the spotlight these days.


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