NEW YORK (AP) — He has sung for previous award honorees and this year he will be the recipient. Colombian rocker-activist Juanes has been named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the...
This week is traditionally one of the quietest of the year for live music, which provides a little space to consider the year ahead. There are plenty more unknowns than knowns regarding concerts in Houston in 2018. But unlike years past, we know what's shaking with Free Press Summer Fest before the year begins; it has been renamed In Bloom and rescheduled from June to March, with Beck, Martin Garrix and Lil Uzi Vert among the performers.
The Latest: ‘Despacito’ takes home 4 Latin Grammy Awards
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local):
"Despacito" won big at the Latin Grammys.
Luis Fonsi's megahit featuring Daddy Yankee was the biggest winner of the night Thursday, picking up four trophies. The song, whose video is the most watched on YouTube, was honored for record of the year, best short-form music video, best urban fusion/performance and song of the year.
Alejandro Sanz celebrated as Latin Grammy Person of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) — If he could travel back in time, Alejandro Sanz says he would stop and enjoy the moment when his career started taking off two decades ago.
"Maybe I would ask life for a little more consciousness during those years so I could have realized all the things that I was living without thinking about what was going to happen the next day, to live more in the moment," Sanz said in a recent phone interview with The Associated Press.
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Juanes shares his secret to remaining humble
Colombian rocker Juanes writes 1st English song
NEW YORK (AP) — With the help of hitmaking songwriter-producer PooBear, Colombian rock star Juanes wrote "Goodbye For Now," his first song in English.
The song is part of his anticipated visual album, "Mis planes son amarte," to be released in the next few months.
"Four or five years ago I started recording in English, but honestly I find it very difficult," Juanes told The Associated Press in a recent presentation of his new production in New York.