MIAMI (AP) — Bad Bunny topped Univision's “Premio Lo Nuestro” awards with seven wins on a night that included a tribute to late Mexican singer-composer Armando Mazanero and performances by some of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are the leading nominees for this year’s American Music Awards with eight apiece.
Both will compete for artist of the year against Justin...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is going virtual with its annual awards shows this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Latin Grammys, which are being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (all times local):
Ozuna big winner at Billboard Latin Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary on Jenni Rivera with unseen concert footage from her last performance is being developed by Emilio Estefan, who hopes to show the world the person and the friend that...
NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary on Jenni Rivera with unseen concert footage from her last performance is being developed by Emilio Estefan.
The Latin music mogul and television producer Dave...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years ago he made the whole world dance with "Despacito," but Luis Fonsi says he is still a romantic singer and is ready to show "all his cards" Friday with his new album, "Vida."
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bad Bunny has a very special Christmas present for his fans: "X 100PRE," his first album with 13 new songs, including his new single "Solo De Mi."
"For every artist is a dream to release an album and that people listen to it," the Puerto Rican star said in a recent phone interview from a hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, while enjoying the pool.
J Balvin: ‘I’m not a saint’
CNCO marvel at their rapid success
MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — The idea came from a problem Hallie Leffingwell was having when she was a competitive kickboxer.
"When I was fighting, I was often told I was robotic in my movements," she said. "So they told me to listen to Latin music when I was working out. I couldn't help but move my hips and it would help me flow a little bit better with my movements.
Leffingwell said listening to the music was a lot of fun.
Cardi B performs at Latin Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning Latin rapper Residente will receive the BMI Champion Award at the BMI Latin Awards this month.
The performing rights organization says in a statement Tuesday that Residente will be the first act to receive the honor in the 25-year history of its Latin Awards. The event takes place March 20 in Beverly Hills, California.
Residente is best known for his work in the Puerto Rican rap group Calle 13. He is the most decorated Latin Grammy act of all time with 24 wins.
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual BMI Latin Awards will honor Luis Fonsi not only for his mega smash "Despacito" but for the string of hits he's racked up over two decades.
Fonsi is set to receive the BMI President's Award on March 20 in Beverly Hills, California.
BMI says it is honoring Fonsi for being one of the "most influential" Latin music songwriters and also for his humanitarian work. The Puerto Rican singer was involved with helping the island after last year's devastating hurricane.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album "24K Magic," winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night.
Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday — a year after his wife lost album of the year to Adele, causing fans and peers to criticize the Recording Academy for not properly rewarding Beyonce's bold "Lemonade" project.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a black or Latino act have a better shot at winning in the major categories.
Black and Latino musicians dominated in the top four categories, including album and song of the year, giving those acts who perform rap, R&B and Latin music a strong chance at taking home the biggest awards, usually reserved for pop, rock and country musicians, or white artists.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some 4,500 fans gathered on Vine Street in Hollywood on Friday to pay tribute to the late Tejano music queen Selena Quintanilla, who was honored with the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Known simply as Selena, the singer-songwriter broke barriers for women in Latin music. She opened the floodgates for a new generation of contemporary artists of Latin descent who would go on to enjoy huge popularity with mainstream American audiences.
NEW YORK (AP) — The ubiquitous hit song "Despacito" has tied Mariah Carey's 16-week record at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Billboard announced Monday that Luis Fonsi's song and Carey's duet with Boyz II Men, "One Sweet Day," are the longest-running No. 1 songs in the 59-year history of the charts.
Carey's song reigned at the top spot in 1995 and 1996.
Gilberto Mendez Lainati and his father, Gilberto Mendez Mendez of Santiago de Cuba, the island's second-largest city, brought their hand-made guitars, ukuleles and laúds to the tent at Jazz Fest where Cuban arts, crafts and music are on display. Apologizing for his English to a reporter who knows about five phrases in Spanish, the younger man explained why he came.
MIAMI (AP) — You could call it the most intimidating performance of Emily Estefan's life.
That day, she had to sing for her mother. But not just any proud, nurturing mother. Rather, a proud, nurturing mother who also happens to be pop and Latin music superstar Gloria Estefan.
Unity in the Latin music scene
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel had never received a Latin Grammy Award during his lifetime, but on Thursday, he became a posthumous double winner.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said.
Juan Gabriel was Mexico's leading singer-songwriter and top-selling artist. His ballads about love and heartbreak and bouncy mariachi tunes became hymns throughout Latin America and Spain and with Spanish speakers in the United States.