Scotty McCreery Gets A Major Record Deal, Records Second Single
By Lee Hernandez | 06/07/2011 - 13:00

Less than two weeks after he made history by becoming the first Latino to win American Idol, Scotty McCreery (who's a quarter Puerto Rican) has signed a major-label deal with Mercury Nashville/19 Records/Intersco


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'Nuestra Belleza Latina' Winner Nastassja Bolívar: "I'm Not Sure If This is a Dream"
By Amaris Castillo | 05/23/2011 - 13:43

Congratulations Nastassja Bolívar! The 22-year-old Miami native, who's part-Colombian and part-Nicaraguan, took home the title last night on Univisión's Nuestra Belleza Latina!

Along with a brand new crown (and bragging rights), Nastassja also won 250,000 dollars!


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Is This The Year a Latino Takes ‘Idol?’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/10/2011 - 10:30

Latinos have come close to winning American Idol (David Archuleta was the season 7 runner-up in a hard fought contest with David Cook, and season 8 contestant Danny Gokey finished third behind Kris Allen and Adam Lambert).


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Cook Beats Archuleta on 'American Idol'
By Latina Staff | 05/22/2008 - 10:41

The battle of the Davids ended with a surprise twist last night, when Missouri rocker David Cook beat out teen prodigy David Archuleta on American Idol. A record-smashing 97.5 million votes were cast by AI viewers, and Cook won by a solid 12 million, according to the show's host, Ryan Seacrest.


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