By Brittany Valadez | 12/04/2013 - 10:50
It was Thanksgiving week at the X Factor USA, and the contestants received a pleasant surprise with the arrival of their families. Unfortunately, two contestants were still sent home.
Lillie McCloud, the gorgoeus grandma from judge Kelly Rowland's "Over 25's," and season 3 standout Josh Levi were sent packing.
Levi's mentor and judge was Paulina Rubio, and his elimination was a shocker.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 12/04/2013 - 10:19
Penelope Cruz is starring in the upcoming film Twice Born, and based on this clip, we're thinking this performance may be Oscar-worthy.
Twice Born is a story about love, loyalty and the unbreakable bonds of motherhood during the Balkan war.
Cruz stars as an Italian professor named Gemma who heads off to Sarajevo to spend her summer vacation, along with her son. While there, Gemma uncovers a long-hidden secret about her son's father, Diego.
Watch Cruz in our exclusive clip for Twice Born below:
By Brittany Valadez | 12/03/2013 - 15:40
It's down to team Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera. So far, Team Christina is in second place, with two contestants (who are no doubt some of the strongest) in Matthew Schuler and Jacquie Lee.
Last night, the final six sang two songs each, with Schuler taking on a recent One Direction hit, "Story of My Life."
We challenged Schuler to name all the members of the hit British boy band. Did he pass?
By Latina Staff | 12/03/2013 - 14:13
If the holidays are supposed to be about fun and catching up with family and friends, why do they always seem to drive us loco? Sure, there is a ton of pressure to get the perfect gift and throw a great party, but that doesn't mean you need to spend lots of time planning or break the bank.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/26/2013 - 15:41
Last Thursday night’s X Factor elimination was down to a battle between two of Paulina Rubio’s contestants, Carlito Olivero and Tim Olstad.
One of Demi’s girls, Khaya Kohen, was the first contestant sent home before ultimately, Olstad was sent packing.
Audiences awaited each judges’ vote, as one by one, each mentor opted to send Olstad home. Lovato and Cowell both agreed he lacked the certain X Factor that a top 40 artist possesses.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/26/2013 - 15:35
If last night's Voice episode was the finale, then none other than team Christina Aguilera's own Jacquie Lee would be declared the winner.
Ths adorable teen gave a Christina Aguilera like performance of "Who's Lovin' You."
Even the queen diva herself got out of her judges' chair to applaud the feature star on a job well done.
It takes a successful and vocally talented artist like Aguilera to properly train talent, and Lee made her coach more than proud last night.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/26/2013 - 10:19
We got down on Sunday night, as the American Music Awards 2013 took place in Los Angeles! Set at the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live, music's A-list begin to arrive early, their notability announced by the echoes of hundreds of screaming fans.
Numerous celebrities remained true to status, with the bigger names such as Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera arriving towards the end of the red carpet before running pasts reporters to the auditorium.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/20/2013 - 12:41
On Tuesday, we chatted with the top 12 contestants of NBC's The Voice, and they told us it was judge Christina Aguilera who intimated them the most.
Well, Wednesday night was elimination night, and it was down to the final three contestants.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/19/2013 - 16:16
Being on a reality show is hard. Being judged by millions is tough. But the most difficult aspect of both? Being critiqued by…Christina Aguilera.
The top 10 contestants performed during another two hour presentation of NBC’s The Voice, each vying for a chance to remain in the competition.
Tessanne Chin gave a diva-like performance of “If I Were Your Woman.“ Her vocals are strong, and she continues to progress each week.
By Brittany Valadez | 11/18/2013 - 13:25
Thursday night’s X Factor results show was a bittersweet one, as two more contestants were sent home, last season’s breakout contestants performed and Demi Lovato shared her new book.
In a shocking elimination, girl group Sweet Suspense was the first to be cut, with Rachel Potter being next to go.
Before Potter was eliminated, last season’s third place winner Fifth Harmony, grouped together by Simon Cowell, were the night’s special guest performers.