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Mendes Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Mendes Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Sergio Mendes will soon be an Oscar voter… The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical...

Jun 26, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Fabolous to Perform at This Year’s Made in America Festival

Fabolous to Perform at This Year’s Made in America Festival

Fabolous is Made to order… The 37-year-old half-Dominican American hip hop artist and “Make Me Better” singer will perform at this year’s Made in America Festival this September. Produced by Live Nation and sponsored by Anheuser–Busch,the...

Jun 25, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Mars to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016

Mars to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016

There’s no denying Bruno Mars’ star power… And now he’ll have an iconic plaque to prove it. The 29-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter is among the celebrities whose names will be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016. The...

Jun 23, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Carlos Named the Latin Recording Academy's 2015 Person of the Year

Carlos Named the Latin Recording Academy’s 2015 Person of the Year

Roberto Carlos is a person of major interest this year… The 74-year-old Brazilian singer and composer will be honored as the 2015 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. Carlos, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Billboard Latin...

Jun 18, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Serrat Celebrated with Special Career-Spanning Exhibition in Barcelona

Serrat Celebrated with Special Career-Spanning Exhibition in Barcelona

Joan Manuel Serrat is the subject of an extra special Spanish-style celebration. The 71-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter, considered one of the most important figures of modern, popular music in the Spanish and Catalan languages, is being feted in...

Jun 12, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Prince Royce's Debut English Album

Prince Royce’s Debut English Album “Double Vision” Due July 24

Prince Royce will be a (double) vision this summer… The 26-year-old Dominican American singer-songwriter’s highly anticipated English-language album debut will be called Double Vision, and will be released July 24 on RCA Records, riding on the...

Jun 11, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Santiago Wins the Third Installment of Telemundo's

Santiago Wins the Third Installment of Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids”

Jonael Santiago is the pint-sized voz of the season… The 11-year-old Puerto Rican dynamo with an outsize personality was declared the winner of the third installment of La Voz Kids, the Spanish-language kiddie version of The Voice on the...

Jun 8, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Rodriguez Earns TCA Award Nomination from the Television Critics Association

Rodriguez Earns TCA Award Nomination from the Television Critics Association

It’s another nomination for Gina Rodriguez… The Television Critics Association has announced the nominations for the 31st annual TCA Awards, with the 30-year-old Puerto Rican actress earning a nod. Rodriguez, who won a Golden Globe for her...

Jun 5, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Valderrama's

Valderrama’s “Minority Report” Receives “Most Exciting New Series” Honor

It looks like Wilmer Valderrama is one of the minorities to watch next season… The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has named eight honorees for its Most Exciting New Series category, including Fox’s drama pilot Minority Report,...

May 28, 15 • LATINewsNo Comments »
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 »