By Amaris Castillo | 09/14/2011 - 11:15
Sigh, we knew this was bound to happen one day. Bella Thorne is singing about boys. The part-Cuban teenage star of Disney’s hit sitcom Shake It Up! has teamed up with one of her best friends, Pia Mia Perez, on “Bubblegum Boy”—a fun, upbeat song that has us bobbing our heads in the office. Yeah, we said it, this song doesn't only have appeal for the tween set (though the topic may be a little young).
By Amaris Castillo | 09/13/2011 - 13:15
After performing all across Latin America, Calle 13 has announced some tour dates in the Good Ole USA—and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The award-winning Puerto Rican hip-hop band kicks off the American leg of their Entren Los Que Quieran tour on September 25 in Orlando, Florida before they move on to New York, Miami, San Francisco, and Las Vegas.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 16:39
Global superstar Manu Chao opened up about his childhood and his early roots in music in this week’s episode of National Public Radio’s Alt. Latino program. The 50-year-old global superstar was raised in France by Spanish parents who fled their country to avoid the dictatorship of late Francisco Franco. As a kid, Chao would play ride bicycles, play in the woods, and play sports with friends. “I was lucky for sure,” Chao said when he described his childhood.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 09:30
On Saturday night, the best and brightest Latinos in Hollywood gathered for the taping of the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards, and we got exclusive behind-the-scenes access! The ceremony hosted by George Lopez and Eva Longoria, celebrates positive portrayals of Latinos in television, film, and music and some of our fave stars took home the top prizes.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/08/2011 - 15:30
Jasmine V recently shot the video for her new song “Just a Friend” and we’re excited to have a behind the scenes look! The part-Mexican teen pop star dons edgy outfits for the music video, which is about the blurry line between being someone's best friend or something a little more. The cute video even features a cameo of the 17-year-old’s little brother, and her poodle. "The video was so much fun," Jasmine V told Celebuzz.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/06/2011 - 10:00
Paulina Rubio’s new single “Me Gustas Tanto” is out and boy is it catchy! The latest pop song from the 40-year-old Mexican singer has us ready to exchange our office cubicles for the dance floor. Several days ago, the singer took to Twitter to express her joy over the song’s release to her more than two million followers. “Deeply moved with your comments about #MeGustasTanto and happy to finally be able to share it with you!!” she wrote.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/02/2011 - 14:06
Demi Lovato, whose legion of fans have proven to be zealous supporters during the young starlet’s turbulent year, opened up about her music to MTV. “My whole journey has been about telling my story and hoping that when I share my story, it inspires somebody,” she said.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/02/2011 - 12:00
The legendary Gloria Estefan has been teasing us all summer ahead of the release of her upcoming album, Miss Little Havana. Last week, we heard the Cuban singer’s hot remix to her new single “Wepa!” which our main man Pitbull collaborated with her on.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/31/2011 - 14:30
—Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera is switching things up a bit with her new album. Instead of the banda music we have long associated the 42-year-old with, Rivera’s new single, Basta Ya, is a pop tune off her new album, Joyas Prestadas (Borrowed Jewels).