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Latin Music (genre)

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Top Latin Music (genre) Articles

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  • Rock Stars Die in Plane Crash, Feb. 3, 1959

     
    [Note: Here's a repost of an item from two years ago... lrh] Ritchie Valens' Roots Los Angeles Times, July 19, 1987 Los Angeles Times file photo Ritchie Valens, 1941 - 1959 By GREGG BARRIOS WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- "I still remember......
  • Greek Theatre, Gibson Amphitheatre 2011 seasons announced

     
    A near-Zeppelin live experience, a 45th anniversary reunion of 75% of the Monkees, the return of a post-“Raising Sand” Alison Krauss to her longtime band Union Station, hit country-pop duo Sugarland, Steely Dan and a wealth Latin pop, salsa...
  • Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony team up with 'Idol's' Simon Fuller for new show

     
    Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony partner with 'American Idol's' Simon Fuller for new show that will celebrate Latin music....
  • Album review: Babasónicos' 'A Propósito'

     
    The music video of "Deshoras" -- the lead single off Babasónicos' 10th studio album -- depicts the Argentine sextet as decadent audience members, watching brutal bouts of martial arts combat inside a mansion. Strangely enough, the song itself is anything....
  • Fall TV Season: Telemundo lands talk-show host Cristina Saralegui

     
    Cristina Saralegui -- forced last fall to retire from Univision after hosting her popular talk show for 21 years -- has landed a new gig for a weekly variety show at competitor Telemundo. And the outspoken Cuban-born Spanish-language media icon......
  • Rising Mexican banda crooner Espinoza Paz pours on the romance

     
    Halfway through his Friday night concert in Mexico's biggest indoor auditorium, the Mexican banda crooner Espinoza Paz lost his black cowboy hat. It either fell off or disappeared in a scrum of fans who scrambled to touch him during one of several times...
  • Racial diversity is a hallmark of outdoor arts festivals, says NEA audience study

     
    The outdoor arts festival season may have passed, but the National Endowment for the Arts is giving the American public a statistical portrait of those events. On Friday, it released "Live from Your Neighborhood," 85 pages of facts and figures......
  • Mexican music party at the Hollywood Bowl turns L.A. into one giant border town

     
    A few years ago, the Tijuana-born Mexican American writer Luis Alberto Urrea astutely observed that "Every American city is now a border town." It follows that, thanks to endless waves of Mexican immigration, every U.S. pop music concert is, increasingly,...
  • Latin Grammy nominees announced: Alejandro Sanz and Camila among top contenders [UPDATED]

     
    The list of nominees for the Latin Grammy Awards was revealed this morning at a press conference at the Avalon in Hollywood, with top nods going to some familiar names, including Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz and Academy Award winner......
  • Latin soul legend Joe Bataan discusses his storied career, unveils exclusive MP3

     
    Joe Bataan’s life story reads like a biopic waiting to be filmed. Born in Spanish Harlem in 1942 to an African-American mother and a Filipino father, he learned to sing in the street corner doo-wop style then popularized by Frankie......
  • Alejandro Sanz plans to score for art, not politics, on his U.S. tour

     
    Alejandro Sanz was on the phone, spilling out his thoughts about a subject close to his soul. Flamenco music? Human rights? Nope. The Spanish pop idol was critiquing his homeland's fitfully brilliant but erratic performance in its opening match of......