Scotty McCreery Gets A Major Record Deal, Records Second Single
By Lee Hernandez | 06/07/2011 - 13:00

Less than two weeks after he made history by becoming the first Latino to win American Idol, Scotty McCreery (who's a quarter Puerto Rican) has signed a major-label deal with Mercury Nashville/19 Records/Intersco


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'Teen Wolf': Howling Good Time or Did it Bite?
Was MTV's 'Teen Wolf' a Howling Good Time?
By Lee Hernandez | 06/06/2011 - 10:00

Last night, MTV rang all the bells and blew all the whistles it could to promote the premiere of its new series, Teen Wolf, a dark re-imagining of the Michael J. Fox 1985 cult-movie of the same name. 


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POLL: Could Scotty McCreery Become the First Latino to Win 'American Idol?'
POLL: Could Scotty McCreery Become the First Latino to Win 'American Idol?'
By Lee Hernandez | 05/25/2011 - 09:05

In light of the overwhelming number of Latino contestants who made it to Hollywood on American Idol this season, we posed the following question to our readers several months ago: Is this the year a Latino takes Idol


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Introducing…Miguel
By Smriti Mundhra | 05/23/2011 - 14:04

There is no musical genre better at capturing the complications of love and lust than R&B, and with his debut album All I Want Is You, singer/songwriter/producer Miguel gives us a guided tour of his achy—and sometimes naughty—heart.


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TK Lady Gaga
EXCLUSIVE: The Latino Behind 'Born This Way' on Lady Gaga's Español: "She Sings It As Well As She Speaks It."
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42

The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010. 


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Laz Alonso
EXCLUSIVE: Laz Alonso on Being Latino & Black in Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 05/06/2011 - 13:15

In the romantic comedy Jumping the Broom (opening in theaters nationwide today), Cuban actor Laz Alonso, 37, plays an African American character in an all-black cast that includes Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Loretta Devine, Mike Epps, and Romeo.


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Introducing: The Male Selena Gomez, Adam Irigoyen
Introducing: The Male Selena Gomez, Adam Irigoyen
By Lee Hernandez | 04/18/2011 - 13:45

13-year-old Adam Irigoyen is one of the stars of the Disney Channel series, Shake It Up. The Miami, Florida native and proud Cubano, spoke to Latina.com about his role on the hit show, goofing off on set with fellow Latina Bella Thorne, and why he wants to become the male version of Selena Gomez!

Tell us about your character on Shake It Up.


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Charlie Sheen
The True Identity of Charlie Sheen: Tracing The Roots of The Estevez Family
By Erika Ramirez | 02/28/2011 - 17:07

Until this past weekend, you probably didn’t know that Charlie Sheen’s birth name is Carlos Irwin Estevez. That’s because, to our knowledge, it’s the first time he has personally mentioned his birth name to the media.


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Ramon Rodriguez
'Charlie's Angels' Casts a Latino as Bosley
By Lee Hernandez | 02/11/2011 - 10:40

OK, we’ll be honest: We were really bummed when ABC’s Charlie’s Angels reboot cast a non-Latina actress (Minka Kelly) as ex-marine, Marisa Valdez (aka “The Hispanic Angel”).


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Idol: Worst
VIDEO: He Dropped Out of College to be the Next American Idol
By Lee Hernandez | 02/04/2011 - 11:38

Isaac Rodriguez recently dropped out of college to become the next American Idol and didn't tell his mom. "I'm really happy because my son is going to school and coming here too," said his in-the-dark mom, Cecilia Rodriguez, just before Isaac stood up in front of the judges and sang, "Build Me Up Buttercup," by The Foundations.


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