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Sanchez Earns World Soundtrack Awards Nomination for

Sanchez Earns World Soundtrack Awards Nomination for “Birdman”

He’s already the Critics’ Choice… But Antonio Sanchez may soon be the expert’s choice… The 43-year-old Mexican jazz drummer has been recognized by the World Soundtrack Academy with a nomination for this year’s World Soundtrack Awards....

Aug 19, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Muñoz Named a Managing Director at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Muñoz Named a Managing Director at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Lorenza Muñoz is heading to the Academy… The Mexican journalist/author-turned-executive has joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as its Managing Director, Membership and Awards. She’ll oversee the activities and...

Aug 18, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »

“Same Old Love” to be Gomez’s Next Single from Her Upcoming Album “Revival”

It’s the same old, same old for Selena Gomez… The 23-year-old half-Mexican American singer’s second single from her upcoming studio album, Revival, will be a song entitled “Same Old Love.” The track was unveiled at the iHeartMedia Music...

Aug 8, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Chavarria Signs with Paradigm Talent Agency

Chavarria Signs with Paradigm Talent Agency

It’s a paradigm shift for Gabriel Chavarria… The Honduran American actor has signed with the Paradigm Talent Agency. Chavarria stars in the upcoming Universal Pictures film Low Riders, and he’s the male lead on Hulu’s drama series East Los...

Aug 7, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Lopez to Release Latin-Flavored Single in the Near Future

Lopez to Release Latin-Flavored Single in the Near Future

Jennifer Lopez is thisclose to dropping a new (Latin) beat… The 46-year-old Puerto Rican singer, actress and American Idol judge will release a Latin-tinged track in a few days, according to NYC’s Z100 program director Mark Medina. Medina...

Aug 5, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Ramirez Among Several Latinos Taking Part in PBS-Sponsored Conversations at This Year's TED Talks

Ramirez Among Several Latinos Taking Part in PBS-Sponsored Conversations at This Year’s TED Talks

Sara Ramirez is ready for a revolution… The 39-year-old half-Mexican actress and Grey’s Anatomy star will cohost a PBS-sponsored conversation about the future of teaching at this year’s TED Talks. TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth...

Aug 1, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Univision to Begin Airing

Univision to Begin Airing “Sesame Amigos” in Saturday Children’s Programming Block

There are some new Amigos heading to Univision… The Spanish-language network will begin airing Season 1 of Sesame Amigos, a new 30-minute Spanish-language program from Sesame Workshop, on August 1 at 8:30 am ET/PT as part of Univision’s...

Jul 29, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Carey to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Carey to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mariah Carey is about to twinkle a little brighter in Hollywood… The 45-year-old half-Venezuelan American singer will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, August 5, according to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Following...

Jul 28, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
del Toro to Receive Heart of Sarajevo Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival

del Toro to Receive Heart of Sarajevo Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Benicio del Toro has a little extra heart… The 48-year-old Puerto Rican actor, an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, will receive the Heart of Sarajevo Award for his contribution to the art of cinema at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival....

Jul 27, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Iglesias Leaving Universal for Sony Music

Iglesias Leaving Universal for Sony Music

Enrique Iglesias is switching teams… The 40-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter has left his longtime home at Universal Music Group and signed with Sony Music, according to Billboard. His albums will most likely be released by Sony Music Latin in...

Jul 26, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »