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Cuarón to Preside Over the International Jury at This Year's Venice Film Festival

Cuarón to Preside Over the International Jury at This Year’s Venice Film Festival

Alfonso Cuarón is ready to chair, and chair alike… The 53-year-old Mexican director and Oscar-winner will chair the International Jury for the Competition at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in September. The appointment by the board of directors...

May 11, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Univision to End Don Francisco's Long-Running Variety Series

Univision to End Don Francisco’s Long-Running Variety Series “Sábado Gigante”

It’s the end of an era for Don Francisco… Univision has announced that the 74-year-old Chilean television host’s Sábado Gigante, the longest-running variety series in television history, will end its 53-year run on September 19. Host and...

Apr 18, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Perez Records ESPN Deportes' Pan American Games Anthem

Perez Records ESPN Deportes’ Pan American Games Anthem “Respira El Momento”

René Perez is having a moment… The 37-year-old Puerto Rican singer and Calle 13 member, better known by his stage “Residente,” has recorded the track “Respira El Momento,” ESPN Deportes’ anthem for the 2015 Pan American Games....

Apr 14, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Selena to Get Her Own

Selena to Get Her Own “Walking, Talking, Singing and Dancing” Hologram

Selena Quintanilla’s legacy may soon live on through a special hologram… The late queen of Tejano music is getting her own hologram, as revealed on her official Facebook page. Called “Selena The One,” the hologram is described as a...

Apr 9, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Armisen to Host This Year's Peabody Awards Ceremony

Armisen to Host This Year’s Peabody Awards Ceremony

Fred Armisen has a date with the Peabodys… The 48-year-old half-Venezuelan actor and former Saturday Night Live star will host the Peabody Awards ceremony on May 31 at New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. The Peabody Awards will move from being...

Apr 3, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
J Balvin to Perform at This Year's Billboard Latin Music Awards

J Balvin to Perform at This Year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards

J Balvin is ready to take the stage at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards… The 29-year-old Colombian reggaeton singer, a 12-time finalist this year due in large part to his breakout hit, “6 a.m.,” has been revealed as one of the...

Mar 26, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Blacc to Perform at Milwaukee's Summerfest This June

Blacc to Perform at Milwaukee’s Summerfest This June

Aloe Blacc is heading to The Badger State. The 36-year-old Panamanian American singer-songwriter is set to perform at this year’s Summerfest, the Guinness Book of World Records-certified largest festival in the world. Aloe Blacc will join Kaskade,...

Mar 25, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Mars & Mark Ronson's

Mars & Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk!” Leads the Billboard Hot 100 for an 11th Week

Bruno Mars continues to etch his name in the annals of Billboard chart history… The 29-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, the world’s highest-paid Latino musician, rules the Billboard Hot 100 for an 11th week with his hit...

Mar 20, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Blacc to Serve as a Judge for the 2015 CLIO Music Awards

Blacc to Serve as a Judge for the 2015 CLIO Music Awards

It looks like Aloe Blacc is ready to be the judge and jury… The 35-year-old Panamanian American singer-songwriter will form part of the voting panel of this year’s CLIO Music Awards, a prestigious international awards competition for marketing...

Mar 18, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
J Balvin to Take Part in the

J Balvin to Take Part in the “Billboard En Vivo” Concert Series

J Balvin is ready to go en vivo… The 29-year-old Colombian reggaeton singer will take center stage when Billboard launches the Billboard En Vivo tour. The new concert series will visit intimate venues in five cities this April and feature live...

Mar 15, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »