By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 11:35
Romeo from bachata supergroup Aventura has gone solo and everyone's favorite swoon-worthy cantante shared the first single off if his new album Formula with us!
The song, called "You", makes it's worldwide debut on May 9th. Sticking to what he know's best, "You" is a romantic bachata ballad, but Romeo plans to depart from his comfort zone on his first solo album, mixing in R & B and up-tempo sounds to create something entirely new for his fans.
By Smriti Mundhra | 05/09/2011 - 10:15
The world of rock loves a bad boy and for years, Argentine American singer Diego Garcia didn’t disappoint. As lead singer of indie rock sensation Elefant—he was once voted ‘sexiest lead singer’ by New York magazine— he played tongue-and-cheek with reporters about dating models and used his relationship drama as fodder for song lyrics.
But with the launch of his solo career, Garcia is taking a softer approach. “I made the record to survive,” he says. “I had to heal my heart. In other words, I had to get my girl back.”
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.
By Jazmin Perez | 05/05/2011 - 15:23
Lenny and Max, members of the bachata super group Aventura, have started another band of their own called D’El3ment. The group is comprised of brothers Len and Max Santos, along with vocalists Sammy Genao and Aileen Rosario. Though they’re sticking to the same genre of Latin tropical music that Aventura has been credited with refreshing and making popular among younger audiences, what’s going to set D’El3ment apart is the infusion of techno and dance beats.
By Lee Hernandez | 05/04/2011 - 15:11
Billboard.com recently chatted up Gloria Estefan about her new album, and the legendary Cuban singer revealed that several of her collaborations with Pharrell, will be in español. "It's mixed. Pharrell actually wanted more and more Spanish and that's what we've done," she explained. "We really used English where we wanted English and Spanish where we thought it fit great."
By Mariela Rosario | 04/26/2011 - 15:00
The Billboard Latin Music Awards are this Thursday, April 28th and we wanted to know what you think about some of the upcoming honorees. We're starting with the nominees for Best New Latin Artist of the Year.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/21/2011 - 16:10
Los Tigres del Norte have a big MTV Tr3s Unplugged special coming up soon. Taped at the Palladium in Hollywood on Tuesday, Feb. 8, the Unplugged special features the famed Mexican band joined by many contemporary Latin pop stars like their fellow country woman Paulina Rubio and Colombian rockero Juanes. Air dates are still pending, but until then, listen to the collaboration between Los Tigres and La Chica Dorado below. It's called "Golpes En El Corazon" and we're totally feeling it!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/19/2011 - 15:30
Jasmine V is back with a brand new video off of her new debut album, and we aren't ashamed to admit that we're feeling this soon-to-be teen queen!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/15/2011 - 09:00
Every time Bruno Mars releases another video, he steals another little piece of our heart. And his latest work, "The Lazy Song" is no different. Sure, it's an ode to a slothful existence, and yes, it's a total guy anthem, but it's still so cute! Plus, Mars drops trou towards the end.
Check out the tongue in cheek video below and try not to be swayed by his boyish charm: