Steppin' Out: June 7 - 11
By Miranda Noland | 06/07/2010 - 09:29

Shakira performs at the World Cup kick-off celebration. Plus, Juanes, Fergie, Jennifer Lopez and more!


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Latin Artists Join the Sound Strike in Protest of New Arizona Laws
By Grace Bastidas | 06/07/2010 - 09:25

Los Tigres del Norte, Juanes, Calle 13, Café Tacuba, Cypress Hill and Ozomatli are just some of the growing number of Latino musicians boycotting Arizona in protest of the state’s controversial immigration law (SB 1070). The new law goes into effect on July 31st of this year and requires police officers to stop anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally.


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Juanes to Debut New Single During the World Cup
By Grace Bastidas | 05/19/2010 - 16:00

Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes took time off during his busy recording schedule this past Saturday to receive an award for his humanitarian work at the annual Fedex/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala in Miami. The event was a benefit for the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, a pediatric cancer research center.


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Sound Check: Idol in the Making Gustavo Galindo Prepares his Big Debut
By Grace Bastidas | 03/22/2010 - 12:00

Though we have a long-standing love affair with Colombian rockero Juanes, lately our hearts have been beating for another guitar-clutching singer/songwriter. His name is Gustavo Galindo and last week he turned the South by Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas into a veritable smooch-fest with his romantic ballads. Billboard.com immediately dubbed him an “idol-to-watch” after his performance on Wednesday night.


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Steppin' Out: March 1 - 5
By Miranda Noland | 03/05/2010 - 11:07

Juanes receives another award. Plus Jennifer and Marc, Jessica Alba and more.


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Video: "Somos El Mundo" featuring Ricky Martin, Juanes, Pitbull and Aventura
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2010 - 13:23

Emilio Estefan premiered the video for his Spanish version of "We are the World" entitled "Somos el Mundo" on El Show de Crisitina this week and the stars came out to support the effort in full force. From Juanes to Shakira to Pitbull, it was a veritable who's who in the world of Latin music.


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Steppin' Out: February 22 - 26
By Miranda Noland | 02/26/2010 - 10:30

Jessica Alba and family play in the sandbox. Plus Eva Longoria Parker, Rosario Dawson, Jamie Lynn Sigler and more.


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Cucu Diamantes Show Canceled After Juanes's Paz Sin Fronteras Concert in Cuba
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2009 - 09:29

Cuban born recording artist Cucu Diamantes (of Yerba Buena fame) was recently scheduled to perform at Union City High School in New Jersey, but the show was canceled after her performance at Juanes's controversial Paz Sin Fronteras concert in Havana, Cuba.

The New Jersey Board of Education apparently received complaints from some community members and subsequently decided to cancel the show. A statement released by the board said:


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Cute Baby Alert! Juanes Introduces Dante to the World
By Mariela Rosario | 09/28/2009 - 12:00

This morning Juanes posted a picture of the latest addition to his family on his Twitter account. Baby Dante was born to the proud papa and his lovely mother Karen Martinez on Saturday, Sept. 14, in Miami. Juanes and Martinez married back in 2004 and this is their third child together. 


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Juanes Will Not Succumb to Fear
By Grace Bastidas | 08/25/2009 - 15:55

There’s no stopping Juanes. The Colombian singer is going ahead with his second “Peace Without Borders” concert in Cuba on September 20, despite accusations that he endorses Fidel’s communist government, and, worse yet, death threats.

The 37-year-old rocker reportedly received a message on Twitter saying, “I hate what you are saying but you will die defending your right to say it.” Juanes, who has two daughters and a son on the way with wife Karen Martínez, has said that he “fears for his safety as well as his family.”


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