By Mariela Rosario | 09/14/2010 - 12:29
Though Fox execs have denied reports that Jennifer Lopez's diva demands were keeping the pop star/actress from inking a deal to be a judge on American Idol, J.Lo was able to secure no less than 12 million dollars for the new TV gig! She might not be as divalicious as everyone assumes, but she certainly doesn't come cheap.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/13/2010 - 13:18
A new Jennifer Lopez song has surfaced and we're kinda loving it! Rumor has it that the song is from a rerecording of her LP Love?, which was supposed to be released this summer, but has been postponed indefinitely.
The track, called "Run the World," features Lopez's labelmates The Dream and Rick Ross. The beat is simple but infectious—we're already singing along. Listen for yourself and tell us:
By Grace Bastidas | 09/08/2010 - 12:30
Afro-flamenco songstress Concha Buika is in high-demand these days. Not only did filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar praise her singing abilities in the liner notes of her last album El Último Trago, but apparently he’s a big fan of her acting chops as well. The Spanish auteur cast the 39-year-old in his latest film, La Piel Que Habita, starring Antonio Banderas and Marisa Paredes.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/07/2010 - 10:30
Selena Gomez’s second album, A Year Without Rain is due out this fall, and we’ve got your first look at the music video for the titular single, "A Year Without Rain." This is Selena's follow-up to her 2009 debut album, Kiss & Tell. "I was really proud of my first album, but this is like my baby," Selena told Latina.com of her sophomore effort.
By Grace Bastidas | 09/02/2010 - 18:00
Bésame, bésama mucho… Sound familiar? The lyrics belong to one of those Mexican oldies that have withstood the test of time, like all of the tracks on Bimexicano: Nuestros Clasicos Hechos Rock (Nacional Records; out September 7 on iTunes), an upcoming compilation celebrating 200 years of Mexican Independence.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/02/2010 - 17:00
Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes partnered up for a new single called "La Calle," which you can listen to on Guerra's latest album, Asondeguerra. The Colombian rocker has said that collaborating with the Dominican icon was a "total honor." The duo performed the song live this past weekend in the Dominican Republic at the Festival Presidente de la Musica Latina and we have the exclusive video of their live performance!
By Elayne Fluker | 09/01/2010 - 16:45
Whether it's rumors swirling about her being the next American Idol judge, or speculation about her having a role in the upcoming film version of In the Heights, Jennifer Lopez keeps busy—or at least keeps us guessing about her next move.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/13/2010 - 18:00
Shakira is planning a new kind of tour to hit the UK this Winter. She is working with theater director Felix Barrettto plan a show that emphasizes audience interaction. The upcoming concerts, entitled Tour Of Earthly Delights, will kick off on December 14 in Manchester, and run until December 20.
By Grace Bastidas | 07/30/2010 - 10:00
Colombian Electro-cumbia band Bomba Estereo have been on “fuego” ever since they made their U.S. debut in 2009 with the album Blow Up (Nacional Records)—and they’re not slowing down. Vocalist Li Saumet and producer Simón Mejía are fast at work on their next album as they continue to tour the country, shaking things up along the way. Latina.com had a chance to chat with Mejía before the band hit the stage in Chicago, and here’s what he had to say: