LISTEN: Love it or Hate it? Mariah Carey’s New Christmas Single
By Mariela Rosario | 10/04/2010 - 16:00

Following up on the monstrous popularity of her cover of the Christmas standby "All I Want for Christmas is You," Mariah Carey is dropping a new album of holiday-themed songs this season.


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Shakira’s Unofficial Guide to Barcelona
By Grace Bastidas | 10/04/2010 - 11:42

Vicky Cristina, who? Barcelona belongs to Shakira in the new video for “Loca,” the merengue-powered single from the Colombian singer’s upcoming album Sale el Sol (out October 19; Sony). Shot in the Catalonian capital, the “crazy” clip captures our favorite hip-shaker roller-skating by the beach, frolicking in a water fountain and taking to the streets on a motorcycle. “Barcelona is one of my favorite cities and has become a second home to me,” said Shakira.


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Meet the Next Juanes: Gustavo Galindo
Meet the Next Juanes: Gustavo Galindo
By Grace Bastidas | 09/27/2010 - 16:15

Mexican-American singer Gustavo Galindo may draw comparisons to a certain Colombian rocker for his guitar-strumming ways and thoughtful lyrics but the 28-year-old has a style all his own. As he readies his debut album, Entre la Ciudad y el Mar, with the help of legendary producer Gustavo Santaolalla (Juanes, Café Tacuba, Julieta Venegas), he explains how his music bridges the gap between two cultures and languages.


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LISTEN: Being Bad with Calle 13
LISTEN: Being Bad with Calle 13
By Grace Bastidas | 09/22/2010 - 10:30

Calle 13 is misbehaving again. And no, vocalist René Perez isn’t picking on politicians or offending the Catholic church (at least not this time). Instead, the Puerto Rican rapper is inciting listeners to misbehave on “Vamo’ a Portarnos Mal,” the latest single from the duo’s upcoming fourth album, Calma Pueblo (out October 26; Sony Music Latin).


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Reggaetoneros On the Rise
By Verky Arcos | 09/21/2010 - 16:45

As reggaeton continues to be a dominant force in urban music, here are some artists to keep an eye on.


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Selena Gomez's New Album "A Year Without Rain" Drops Today!
Selena Gomez's New Album "A Year Without Rain" Drops Today!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/21/2010 - 15:00

Selena Gomez's new album, A Year Without Rain drops today! The new album, which is the teen star's sophmore effort, is something that Gomez is especially proud of. 

"This is like my baby," Selena told Latina.com of A Year Without Rain. "The album is all about fantasies and following your intuition,” she revealed. "There are songs about love, but it’s more about being yourself."


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Los Lobos
EXCLUSIVE: Watch the New Los Lobos Video for "Yo Canto"
By Mariela Rosario | 09/16/2010 - 13:00

Chicano rock band Los Lobos have a new album out called Tin Can Trust and we have the exclusive video of the video for the single "Yo Canto."


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Jennifer Lopez's $12 Million 'American Idol' Deal
Jennifer Lopez's $12 Million 'American Idol' Deal
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.


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Listen: J.Lo's New Single Featuring Rick Ross and The Dream
LISTEN: J.Lo's New Single Featuring Rick Ross and The Dream
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:


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Buika Collaborates with Almodóvar and Seal
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.


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