VOTE! Who Are You Crushing on this Week?
VOTE! Who Are You Crushing on this Week?
By Latina Staff | 02/21/2011 - 11:00

There wasn’t a shortage of talented and good looking men at this years Premios Los Nuestro. Here are the three standouts of the night.

Jen Carlos Canela
The Cubano won the Revelación del Año award.

Prince Royce
The bachata singer from Bronx, NY took home 3 trophies.

Pitbull
The always-entertaining Mr. 305 opened the show with “Bon Bon.”


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Did Shakira Stiff a “Loca” Songwriter?
By Irasema Romero | 02/17/2011 - 14:30

Shakira has learned that music collaborations are attractive to listeners, especially when they include catchy urban beats from artists like Pitbull and Calle 13's René Pérez. But the Colombian singer is now facing the music after Puerto Rican reggaetonero Ñejo filled a lawsuit against her for not crediting his work in her latest hit “Loca.” 


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Behind the Scenes: J.Lo's "On the Floor" Music Video
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 16:16

We were super excited to hear that Jennifer Lopez was already shooting the music video for her new single, “On the Floor!”

The new American Idol judge looks absolutely stunning (as usual) and the energy of the video really does make you want to just dance."I play one character where she kind of runs this party, acts like she’s kind of over it, but at the same time loves it and loves this kind of underground kind of party dance culture," explains Lopez. "So I got to be wild and crazy, and I got to be sexy and sweet too."


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Crossover Music
From English to Español: Musicians Crossing Over
By Grace Bastidas | 01/20/2011 - 15:00

Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira are just some of the Latin artists that have successfully crossed over into the English language market, paving the way for the many musicians who dream of stardom on U.S. soil.

But the reverse has become increasingly popular, with singers switching to Spanish after hitting the big time. Check out some of the performers that have fine-tuned their voices in español—capturing a whole new legion of listeners in the process.

 

 


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Star Tracker: Paz de la Huerta
Star Tracker: Paz de la Huerta, Javier Bardem, and Pitbull
By Lee Hernandez | 01/18/2011 - 13:00

Boardwalk Empire star, Paz de la Huerta tripped, ripped her dress and fell into a gutter at a Golden Globes after-party Sunday night and the whole ordeal was caught on video. 


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J.Lo Releases New Music Ahead of 'American Idol' Premiere
By Mariela Rosario | 01/18/2011 - 08:33

Jennifer Lopez is taking the upcoming premiere of American Idol as an opportunity to remind everyone of exactly how she landed one of the hottest seats in reality TV.


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Happy 30th Pitbull!
Happy 30th Birthday Pitbull!
By Jazmin Perez | 01/15/2011 - 16:00

Mr. 305 is turn the big 3-0 today and Pitbull is having a huge birthday party in Miami to celebrate. The bash is going down at South Beach's Club Play on Saturday night, where the theme of the evening is Act Like An Adult For Once. We're thinking that will all go out the window once the birthday boy's "I Know You Want Me" plays through the sound system. Just sayin'.

Celebrities scheduled to join Pit for the festivities are Omega, El Cata, Flo Rida, and Rick Ross. Happy Birthday to our favorite Cubano!


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LATINA Choice Awards: Best Song of 2010
LATINA Choice Awards: Best Song of 2010
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 16:00

The last round of voting will be for your favorite song of 2010! We had Shakira's global anthem "Waka, Waka," a rockin' first single off of Juanes's new album P.A.R.C.E., a lovely duet between Juan Luis Guerra and Enrique Iglesias (with an adorable video to match) and "Bon Bon," a fist-bumping dance anthem from everyone's favorite club king, Pitbull.

So tell us:

 


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Five 2010 Matches Made in Music Heaven
Five 2010 Matches Made in Music Heaven
By Grace Bastidas | 12/28/2010 - 12:28

We love it when our favorite musicians join forces to collaborate on a song. We imagine them jamming together in a studio and building on each other’s talents until something magical comes out. And while most of the following musical partnerships may not have happened quite like that, we were still blown away by the results.

Enrique Iglesias featuring Juan Luis Guerra, “Cuando Me Enamoro”


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