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Latin Music (genre)

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Top Latin Music (genre) Articles

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  • Latin Grammy Awards 2012: Juanes, Jesse y Joy win big

    Latin Grammy Awards 2012: Juanes, Jesse y Joy win big
    LAS VEGAS -- Colombian rock superstar Juanes won the Album of the Year trophy for “Juanes MTV Unplugged” at the XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday evening in Las Vegas, and the Mexico City sibling pop duo Jesse y Joy (that’s...
  • Alex Cuba will tune out 'Static,' turn on soul in L.A.-area shows

    Alex Cuba will tune out 'Static,' turn on soul in L.A.-area shows
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. When your name is Alex Cuba and you were born and raised on a certain island 90 miles south of Florida, people naturally expect you to make Cuban music. But the Cuban-Canadian singer-...
  • Singer Chavela Vargas 'had the public at her feet'

     
    The sense of sadness over Chavela Vargas' death seems almost odd. The singer, who passed away on Sunday in Cuernavaca, lived to be 93, surviving many contemporaries from decades ago when Vargas wore men’s clothes, smoked, and carried a pistol in...
  • Latin jazz Grammy category reinstated, two others added

     
    The Reocrding Academy is reinstating the Grammy Award category for Latin jazz that sparked protests when it was eliminated last year. It's one of three added categories for the next Grammy Awards ceremony scheduled for Feb. 10 in Los Angeles....
  • Universal Language

     
    Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A....
  • Judge dismisses effort to reverse Grammy award reductions

     
    Artists and activists were dealt a setback today when a New York judge dismissed a suit against the Recording Academy, the parent organization of the Grammy Awards. The activists had sued after the Recording Academy slashed its number of award...
  • 'Chico & Rita': A sexy animated film for grown-ups

     
    “Chico & Rita”: A mostly Spanish-language drama that opens in Los Angeles on Friday, “Chico & Rita” tackles mature subjects like sex, ambition and regret in a format Hollywood studios reserve for kid-friendly fare: animation....
  • Jazz review: Chucho Valdes, Poncho Sanchez and Terence Blanchard

     
    Jazz review: Chucho Valdes, Poncho Sanchez and Terence Blanchard at Walt Disney Concert Hall...
  • Pitbull to receive top honor at BMI Latin Awards

     
    Pitbull to receive top honor at BMI Latin Awards in March...
  • Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger

    Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger
    Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
  • Pop music review: Mariachi El Bronx at the Natural History Museum

     
    Pop music review: The Bronx's acoustic alter ego fuses its punky themes of struggle and misanthropy with traditional Mexican mariachi music....