Suzanna Lubrano Nominated For The Kora All Africa Music Award
Nine years ago, Suzanna Lubrano won, the Kora Award for "Best African Artist" of the year. This year, the one billion inhabitants of the continent nominated for "Best Artist of West Africa" have the chance to win the grand prize of "Best African Artist" for the period of 2010-2012. Suzanna is up against ...
Message To Venus Calls For Fan Photo Content For Upcoming "To Smile" Music Video
Puerto Rico-via-Miami rockers Message To Venus are preparing to produce a music video for their song, "To Smile" and are calling on their fan community to participate.
"What we're looking for is photos of our fans holding up written messages describing things that can be conquered with a positive ...
Queens Museum Of Art And The Governor Of Aruba To Pay Homage To Aruba's National Icon Padu Lampe And Country's Artistic Influence In The Caribbean
The Governor of Aruba, His Excellency Fredis Refunjol, the Queens Museum of Art (QMA) and the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) will celebrate the work and life accomplishments of Aruba's national icon Juan Chabaya (Padu) Lampe with an 'Homage to Padu' program at the QMA, in Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, ...
Luis Enrique Meets Berklee
Known for his smooth vocals and fiery dance moves, Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique—"the Prince of Salsa"—is one of Latin music's first pioneers of the romantic "salsa sensual" style. Backed by a large student ensemble, the Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist will perform some ...
Ciro Hurtado - Los Angeles Blues
Ciro Hurtado plays acoustic guitar with a unique Latin style that combines what he calls "Andean Blues" (from his Peruvian birthplace) with elements of American jazz and rock'n'roll plus a variety of other international influences. Proof of his innovative guitar technique is available on his new solo-guitar ...
Johannes Linstead - Tales Of A Gypsy
Johannes Linstead, a master of the Latin-guitar, calls his latest album Tales of a Gypsy for several reasons. "I travel around the world sharing my music, and each of my compositions is like another tale to be told. I feel like I am following in the footsteps of the original gypsies who traveled wherever ...
HKGFM presents Capitan Tifus (Ska Latin Argentinian band) 22 October 2012 In Hong Kong
October is turning into a musically-rich month for Hong Kong live music lovers with the anticipated debut show of Capitan Tifus in Hong Kong.
Capitan Tifus concerts are fuelled with energy by their unique combination of fresh MúsicaMestiza, blending ska, rock, balkan and latin elements into a ...
Message To Venus: Post-24-0 Puerto Rico Performance Update
Puerto Rico-via-Miami rockers Message To Venus have issued an update following their October 2nd performance at 24-0, an event that took place in San Juan to underline the International Day Of Non-Violence and end violence in the country for a full 24 hours.
"What a fun way to share the stage ...
Elain Receives Latin Grammy Nomination For "Best New Artist" And "Best Contemporary Tropical Album"
The Latin Recording Academy announced today the official nominees for the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards which included Cuban singer songwriter, Elain, with two nominations for "Best New Artist" and "Best Contemporary Tropical Album."
"This is such an honor and was completely unexpected, but I ...
Message To Venus: 24-0 In Puerto Rico, International Day Of Non-violence
On October 2nd 2012, members of the Puerto Rico-via-Miami rock band Message To Venus will be performing at 24-0, an event organized in honor of the International Day of Non-Violence, in the goal of stopping all violence in Puerto Rico for 24 hours.
"Crime here is on the rise, it's crazy," comments ...
Flamenco Guitar Sensation Mehran Ventures Into Uncharted Prog Territories On New CD Release 'Subterranea'
Flamenco Guitar Sensation Mehran Ventures Into Uncharted Prog Territories On New CD Release 'Subterranea'Chicago, IL - 'Subterranea' is the name of new instrumental album by guitarist Mehran which is due for release in September 2012. Just like his first critically acclaimed CD, 'Angels of Persepolis', ...
Millennium, Pop's Newest Group, Releases First Single 'Beach Anthem' Ft. Baby Bash!
Millennium, one of the newest and most edgy groups to hit the pop music scene, announced the release of their first single 'Beach Anthem' today. It's a suitable title given that the song transports you to a world of sun, surf and sand with its infectious pop melody and cool reggae groove. An added bonus ...
The Latin Recording Academy Announces 2012 Latin Grammy Street Parties
The Latin Recording Academy, Eventus and Univision announce the schedule and talent roster for the upcoming 2012 Latin GRAMMY Street Parties, celebrating its 10th year. The six-city cross-country festival will lead up to the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards Telecast on November 15 in Las Vegas. Kicking ...
Historic Musical Journey Featuring Global Pop Icons Marc Anthony, Chayanne And Marco Antonio Solis Grosses Over $10 Million In Ticket Sales
Billboard Magazine announced this week that GIGANT3S, the U.S. music tour starring Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis and produced by Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN), occupied the No. 1 spot in Billboard's Hot Tours Chart with over $10 million in ticket sales. The 14-city stateside trek ...
The 2012 Edition Of The Latin Grammy Acoustic Sessions Presented By The Latin Recording Academy And Eventus Kicked Off With Smash Performance By Three-time Latin Grammy And Grammy Winner Gilberto Santa Rosa
After a highly successful first year in 2011, last night in New York, The Latin Recording Academy and Eventus officially kicked off this year's Latin GRAMMY Acoustic Sessions with a captivating performance by three-time Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY winner, Gilberto Santa Rosa. The exclusive, upscale, invitation-only ...
'Juanes: Fijate Bien' Launches September 23 On SiriusXM
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Juanes: Fijate Bien, SiriusXM's first artist-hosted show for bilingual listeners, will officially launch Sunday, September 23, 2012, on Caliente channel 150 and La Kueva channel 540.
On his exclusive monthly show, Fijate Bien, the GRAMMY® and ...
Macy's Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
This fall, Macy's (NYSE:M) partners with Vanidades, the nation's first-ever, Spanish-language, women's lifestyle magazine, to celebrate Latino-Americans in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. With special events nationwide, Macy's is set to commemorate Hispanic American contributions to fashion, culture ...
SiriusXM Announces Exclusive Latin Programming In Celebration Of Hispanic Heritage Month
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with performances, interviews, and specials by many of today's most celebrated Latin artists airing across its SiriusXM Latino channels beginning Saturday, September 15, 2012.
SiriusXM's first artist-hosted ...
Message To Venus Offering "Universal You" Free Song Download In Honor Of Latin Rock Awards Nomination
Puerto Rico-via-Miami rockers Message To Venus are so excited about their nomination at the 2012 Latin Rock Awards, that they have made their song "Universal You" available for free download via PureGrainAudio.com to commemorate the event. Grab the song for yourself here:
"Dame Un Break" Winner Lokixxmo Debuts Original Single 'Noche Europe' With A New Music Video & 'Making Of Special On Tr3s
Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, the bilingual/bicultural entertainment destination for Latinos in the US, announces vibrant talent Lokixximo as the winner of the network's Dame Un Break contest presented by Wendy's. The Dominican artist brings an uncharted aspect of Latin Urban music to the forefront with ...
Thizz Latin's Block Movement Joins Bone Thugs-n-harmony In "Thizzn" Documentary
Thizz Latin Midwest rap group Block Movement has released the first single, "Time of My Life" (now on iTunes), from their upcoming Block Starz Music debut album, N.A.F.T.A., and will be featured in a new independent film called "Thizzn the Documentary".
Block Movement, which was nominated for "Best ...
International Sensation Noelia Continues To Rise On The Top 40 Billboard Dance Charts
No stranger to the Latin Music scene, this sultry artist is now climbing the mainstream Billboard Charts with not only one but two of her English language U.S. single debuts. Noelia, daughter to Puerto Rican singer and actressYolandita Mongehas a vast history of musical success in the Latin & International ...
Multi-Platinum Latin Rockers Mana To Be Inducted Into Guitar Center's Historic Rockwalk On September 17, 2012
Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of multi-platinum and Grammy winning Latin rockers Mana,into the retailers' historic RockWalk. The induction ceremony, which is by invitation only, will take place on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset ...
Acclaimed In America's Got Talent, Carlos Aponte Releases His Album 'Attimo'
Puerto Rican Young Crossover Tenor Carlos Aponte recently presented 'Attimo', an album that features 11 of the world's most memorable songs with new musical and vocal arrangements in English, Spanish, Italian, and German.
Since his appearance on the acclaimed NBC TV show America's Got Talent, ...
Mayra Veronica Gets Inducted Into The Hard Rock Museum's Hall Of Fame At The Prestigious Hard Rock Hotel And Casino In Las Vegas
Mayra's extensive work with our American Military and her past 3 top Billboard charting songs have earned her a spot at the renowned Hard Rock Museum. Mayra is recognized by the Hard Rock Museum for her work as a Singer/Songwriter, her top charting Billboard Song "Freak Like Me" and her labor with ...
New York City To Honor Arsenio Rodriguez - A Master Of The Son Montuno And Innovator Of Salsa Music
Arsenio Rodriguez (born Ignacio Arsenio Travieso) was a blind Cuban bandleader and composer recognized by scholars as the master of style of Afro-Cuban music called son montuno. He additionally is credited with musical innovations that have led to the evolution of what today is considered and recognized ...
Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) Pop-Rock World Fusion
That's right: Feminist rock in Ladino. The Judeo-Spanish language born in the Middle Ages is the perfect vehicle for articulating an utterly contemporary sensuality, defiance, wisdom, and love. It's a living language, a lively tradition heard in a generation of new voices from New York to Jerusalem.
Salsa, Timba And Merengue International Megastars Tito Nieves, Issac Delgado, And Mala Fe To Headline The 6th Puerto Rican And Cuban Festival
Salsa, Merengue and Timba lovers will gather once again in Houston to celebrate the musical, cultural and culinary heritage of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. The Internationally recognized PRC Festival is the largest celebration of Salsa and Merengue music and Caribbean culture west ...
Las Guitarras De Espana Announce Fall Shows
September is shaping up to be a busy month for Chicago's Las Guitarras De Espana.
On Saturday, September 15, the band will be headlining Mayne Stage, 1328 Morse Ave, with special guests Ian Maskin on cello and celebrated flamenco dancer Wendy Clinard. Los Hombres Perdidos, brainchild of Andrew ...
Lokixximo makes a triumphant return with MTV Tr3's August 20th 2012
Latin heartthrob Lokixximo makes a triumphant return Monday, August 20th at MTV Tr3's with an elaborate music video for his new international single "Noche Europea" remixed & produced by four-time American Grammy winner and eight-time Latin Grammy Awards producer Sebastian Krys, Recorded in Hollywood, ...