By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 15:00
Get ready: Daddy Yankee's new album, Prestige, drops September 11. We caught up with the reggaeton artist (at the Zumba convention!) to get the scoop on how he keeps his sound fresh, his dream collaborations and what reggaeton really means to him. Read all about it below!
Where did the name Prestige come from?
"The career that I have in the urban Latin movement, it has been great. I've risen to the top. That's what the name means."
What do you think of the Latin music scene now?
By Miranda Noland | 11/10/2011 - 22:15
We never know what to expect from the fashions at the Latin Grammy Awards! But that's part of what makes it so much fun!
Check out our pics for the best dressed at the 2011 Latin Grammy Awards:
By Miranda Noland | 11/07/2011 - 08:45
By Angie Romero | 09/29/2011 - 12:00
Ever wondered why there hasn’t been another Gloria Estefan, or another Shakira? We’re talking Latinas who have transcended huge barriers and gone on to become global phenoms? Sure, Enrique and Pitbull are having huge years, but what about the women? The Glorias and Shakiras seem to come around every eon—and according to Estefan, there’s a reason for that.
By Lee Hernandez | 07/11/2011 - 13:09
From telenovela stars to talented musicians, to weathergirls and talk show hosts — there’s a lot of Spanish-language talent in the world. Here are the 10 Brightest Spanish-language stars of the moment, according to us.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/17/2011 - 16:00
Another Latino crossover artist is emerging! Natalia Jimenez—whose beautiful, passionate vocals won us over as the lead singer of La Quinta Estación—is releasing her first self-titled solo album! Emilio Estefan produced Jimenez’s debut album and encouraged her to record three songs in English with the translation help of his wife, Gloria Estefan.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/09/2011 - 10:07
We told you to keep an eye out for Natalia Jimenez, who first caught our eye as the lead vocalist for Spanish pop band, La 5a Estacion. She electrified the audience at the Latin Grammy's with an amazing duet alongside Ricky Martin and now she's dropped the music video for the first single, "Por Ser Tu Mujer", off of her solo effort, which will hit stores on June 21st.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/29/2011 - 10:01
Everyone may be afflicted with Royal Wedding fever right now, but it was a big night for Latin music with the 2011 Premios Billboard going down in Miami, Florida too! Here's a quick red carpet recap in case you missed it—and be sure to check out our rundown of the nights biggest winners here.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/11/2011 - 14:00
—This past weekend, Antonio Banderas delivered an improvised and emotional speech for the Holy Week parade in Málaga, Spain. “A man is nothing without his roots,” he said. His wife, Melanie Griffith, was there with daughter Estela del Carmen and Banderas’ mother.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/01/2011 - 19:29
What makes someone a legend? Is it the fact that their red carpet appearances send journalists into a frenzy? Is it their onstage presence? Is it someone whose voice is so incredible that it has the power to cast a spell over millions of people? Or maybe it's their rockstar swagger? The answer is all of the above. There are countless Latino superstars: Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Shakira and Selena Quintanilla — who was taken away from us way too soon.