Gomez Headlines Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Game Halftime Show

Selena Gomez has returned to her Dallas area roots this Thanksgiving… in a big way.

The 21-year-old half-Mexican singer/actress, a Grand Prarie, Texas native, returned home to headline the Dallas CowboysOakland Raiders halftime show.


Gomez energetically rocked the stage at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium on Thanksgiving day as she performed on behalf of The Salvation Army.

Donning a sexy bodysuit, a fringe leather skirt and a pair of gold gladiator wedges, Gomez kicked off her three-song set with “Like a Champion.

In the middle of performing her current hit “Slow Down“, the former Disney Channel star shed the skirt and revealed a pair of leather hot pants.

Gomez, who was joined by several dancers, cheerleaders and flag bearers, then concluded her set with “Come and Get It“.

All three songs appear on Stars Dance, the singer’s latest chart-topping album.

Charlotte Anderson, the Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer, has explained why the team decided to have Gomez perform during the halftime show. Anderson, who is also the first woman chair of the Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board, said that she wanted someone who can inspire a new generation.

“Particularly this year, clearly with Selena Gomez, the whole concept is to mobilize a younger generation,” Anderson explained. “This generation is yards ahead of us in terms of how they communicate. She is the perfect person to go to when you’re trying to reach that generation.”

“If we can inspire people to give and help the Salvation Army, then we can help people one step at a time and really help address significant problems,” she added.

Lovato Claims Four Teen Choice Awards

It’s an extra special quinceañera for Demi Lovato

The 20-year-old part-Mexican singer, actress and The X Factor judge proved to be the big winner at Sunday night’s Teen Choice Awards.

Demi Lovato

Lovato, who was nominated for six awards, was named Choice TV Personality – Female
 for her work on The X Factor, Choice Female Artist, Choice Single: Female Artist 
for her hit song “Heart Attack” and Candie’s Choice Style Icon.

The new hardware brings Lovato’s overall Teen Choice Award haul to 15, dating back to win for Choice TV – Breakout Star Female in 2009 for her performance on the Disney Channel’s Sonny With a Chance.

Meanwhile, Selena Gomez walked away with two awards during Sunday night’s ceremony, which was broadcast on Fox.

The 21-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress walked away with the prizes for Choice Break-Up Song 
for her hit single “Come and Get It and Choice Female Hottie.

Other Latino winners include Glee’s Lea Michele for Choice TV Actress: Comedy, Glee newcomer Blake Jenner for Choice TV Breakout Star and Bruno Mars for Choice R&B Artist.

Fox said more than 150 million votes were cast online for the awards, which were hosted by Glees Darren Criss and Pretty Little Liars’ Lucy Hale.

Here’s a look at the complete list of winners:


Choice Movie: Action
 “Iron Man 3”
Choice Movie Actor: Action
 Robert Downey, Jr., “Iron Man 3”
Choice Movie Actress: Action
 Anne Hathaway, “The Dark Knight Rises”
Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 Taylor Lautner, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy 
Kristen Stewart, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie: Drama
 “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
Choice Movie Actor: Drama
 Logan Lerman, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
 Emma Watson, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
Choice Movie: Comedy
 “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
 Skylar Astin, “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy 
Rebel Wilson, “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie: Romance
 “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Actor: Romance
 Robert Pattinson, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Actress: Romance 
Kristen Stewart, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Villain
 Adam DeVine, “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie Scene Stealer
 Kellan Lutz, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”
Choice Movie Breakout Star 
Nicholas Hoult, “Warm Bodies” 


Choice TV Show: Drama
 “Pretty Little Liars”
Choice TV Actor: Drama
 Ian Harding, “Pretty Little Liars”
Choice TV Actress: Drama
 Troian Bellisario, “Pretty Little Liars”
Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
 “The Vampire Diaries”
Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
 Ian Somerhalder, “The Vampire Diaries”
Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi 
Nina Dobrev, “The Vampire Diaries”
Choice TV Show: Action
 “NCIS: Los Angeles”
Choice TV Actor: Action
 LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles”
Choice TV Actress: Action 
Lucy Liu, “Elementary”
Choice TV Show: Comedy
Choice TV Actor: Comedy
 Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Choice TV Actress: Comedy
 Lea Michele, “Glee”
Choice TV: Animated Show
 “The Simpsons”
Choice TV: Reality Competition Show
 “The X Factor”
Choice TV: Reality Show
 “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”
Choice TV Villain
 Janel Parrish, “Pretty Little Liars”
Choice TV Personality – Male
 Simon Cowell, “The X Factor”
Choice TV Personality – Female 
Demi Lovato, “The X Factor”
Choice TV Female Reality Star  
The Kardashians & Jenners, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”
Choice TV Male Reality Star 
Kevin Jonas, “Married to Jonas”
Choice TV Male Scene Stealer
 Chord Overstreet, “Glee”
Choice TV Female Scene Stealer 
Miley Cyrus, “Two and a Half Men”
Choice TV Breakout Star
 Blake Jenner, “Glee”
Choice TV Breakout Show 
“The Fosters” 


Choice Male Artist
 Justin Bieber
Choice Female Artist 
Demi Lovato
Choice Music Group 
One Direction
Choice R&B Artist
 Bruno Mars
Choice Hip-Hop/Rap Artist 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Choice Rock Group 
Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist 
David Guetta
Choice Male Country Artist
 Hunter Hayes
Choice Female Country Artist 
Taylor Swift
Choice Country Group 
Lady Antebellum
Choice Country Song
 “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift
Choice Single: Female Artist 
“Heart Attack,” Demi Lovato
Choice Single: Male Artist 
“Beauty and a Beat,” Justin Bieber, featuring Nicki Minaj
Choice Single: Group
 “Live While We’re Young,” One Direction
Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song
 “Can’t Hold Us,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, featuring Ray Dalton
Choice Rock Song 
“Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons
Choice Love Song 
“Little Things,” One Direction
Choice Break-Up Song
 “Come and Get It,” Selena Gomez
Choice Music Breakout Artist
 Ed Sheeran
Choice Music Breakout Group


Choice Female Hottie
 Selena Gomez
Choice Male Hottie
 Harry Styles
Choice Smile 
Harry Styles


Choice Female Athlete
 Gabby Douglas
Choice Male Athlete
 David Beckham


Choice Comedian
 Ellen DeGeneres
Choice Web Star
Choice Social Network
Candie’s Choice Style Icon
 Demi Lovato
Choice Twitter Personality
 Justin Bieber

Mars Leads the Pack of All-Star Latino Performers at the Billboard Music Awards

He may not have claimed any trophies, but Bruno Mars still managed to make his mark at this year’s Billboard Music Awards.

Bruno Mars

The 27-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, who was nominated for four awards, kicked off the three-hour show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with a high-octane performance.

Mars, dressed to the nines as usual, took the stage to perform his latest single “Treasure.”

But Mars wasn’t the only Latino performer of the night…

Selena Gomez performed her catchy single “Come and Get It” on the show.

The song, the first single off the 20-year-old half-Mexican American singer-actress’ upcoming album recently made its way into the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Jennifer Lopez, the night’s best-dressed artist on the red carpet, had the world seeing red…

The 43-year-old Puerto Rican singer/actress busted a move on stage while performing her latest single “Live It Up” alongside Pitbull during the show.

The song, her third single with the Cuban rap superstar, is already generating serious buzz, especially after the release of the official music video for the track.

Miguel, meantime, made a splash at the Billboard Music Awards when he  landed on top of an unsuspecting audience member while taking the stage.

During his performance of his hit single “Adorn”, the 27-year-old half-Mexican American R&B artist jumped and landed his crotch smack on top of a girl in the crowd. Later, he also appeared to kick another girl in the head after jamming out to his hit.

“got caught up in the moment, thank goodness Khyati is okay” Miguel tweeted after his performance.

Last but certainly not least… Christina Aguilera showed off her slimmer physique f while performing at the awards show.

The 32-year-old half-Ecuadorian singer and returning The Voice coach joined Pitbull on stage to perform their song “Feel This Moment” during the show.

Aguilera and Mr. 305 were later joined by A-ha singer Morten Harket. The duo sample A-ha’s “Take On Me” in their hit single.

Gomez Leads the Pack of Latinas on Maxim’s Hot 100 List

In the last year Selena Gomez has been edging-up her image in films like Spring Breakers… And Maxim’s readers have taken notice.

The 20-year-old half-Mexican American actress/singer is the highest-ranking Latina on this year’s Maxim Hot 100 list, coming in at No. 2 behind fellow former Disney Channel star Miley Cyrus.

Selena Gomez

“This actress turned singer made her debut on the Disney Channel in the show Wizards of Waverly Place. Recently she’s been in the news for breaking up with Justin Bieber and starring in Harmony Korine‘s Spring Breakers,” says the magazine. “Biebs, take it from us: you will not do any better than this beautiful star.”

Gomez, who recently released the video for her new single “Come and Get It,” ranked No. 24 on last year’s list.

But Gomez isn’t the only Latina to make the list this year…

In all, 19 women of Hispanic-descent were named to the Hot 100 list.

Here’s a look at this year’s Latina honorees.

Jessica Alba, No. 17

Arianny Celeste, No. 18

Demi Lovato, No. 26

Sarah Shahi, No, 33

Zoe Saldana, No. 38

Lea Michele, No. 39

Jordana Brewster, No. 43

Naya Rivera, No. 45

Sofia Vergara, No. 49

Shakira, No. 53

Eva Mendes, No. 57

Cameron Diaz, No. 62

Natalie Martinez, No. 75

Aubrey Plaza, No. 85

Rocsi Diaz, No. 86

Kenda Perez, No. 92

Lynsi Torres, No. 93

Daniella Alonso, No. 97

Click here to see the complete Hot 100 list.

Gomez Releases Her Official “Come and Get It” Music Video

Selena Gomez is giving you’re the chance to come and get it online…

Following performances of the song at the MTV Movie Awards and Radio Disney Music Awards, the 20-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress has released the official music video for her latest single “Come and Get It.”

Selena Gomez

In contrast to the Eastern-inspired theme she had in her appearances at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, Dancing with the Stars and Radio Disney Music Awards, Gomez went for a different, tribal feel in the five-minute clip instead.

Despite dropping the Bindi accessory from her ensemble, Gomez is still wild-haired and bare-footed in the clip.

But Gomez kept her flowing dress for the music video, opening the stunning visuals with a black transparent outfit as she lies on the rich blue-green field. Similar to her live performances, she is joined by her crew of back-up dancers as she gyrates in her deep red costume. She then changes into an off-white multi-layered attire that looks stunning against the nature backdrop.

“Come and Get It” ushers in the forthcoming arrival of Gomez’s new album this summer, for which the Spring Breakers star is set to go on a 50-city worldwide tour to promote it.

Gomez Earns Radio Disney Music Awards

Selena Gomez has another award on her mantel…

The 20-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress not only performed her brand new single “Come and Get It at the 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards over the weekend, she also took home one of the coveted trophies.

Selena Gomez

Gomez beat out Cher Lloyd, Taylor Swift and Bridgit Mendler for the She’s the One – Best Female Artist trophy at the ceremony held on Saturday, April 27 at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre.

It’s the Spring Breakers actress’ first ever Radio Disney Music Award.

Other winners include Justin Bieber, One Direction and Austin Mahone.


Here’s a complete look at the night’s big winners at the 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards:

  • Best Music Group: One Direction
  • Biggest Viral Artist: Austin Mahone
  • Song of The Year: “I Knew You Were Trouble” – Taylor Swift
  • Best Male Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Best Female Artist: Selena Gomez
  • Best Crush Song: “Had Me @ Hello” – Olivia Holt
  • Best Acoustic Performance: “Ready or Not” – Bridgit Mendler
  • Funniest Celebrity Take: “Sandwich Rap” – Coco Jones
  • Best Music Video: “Heard It on the Radio” – Ross Lynch
  • Fiercest Fans: One Direction (Directioners)

Aguilera to Perform at the Billboard Music Awards

Christina Aguilera may be taking a break from The Voice this season… But she’s still making  music.

The 32-year-old half-Ecuadorian American singer will be performing at this year’s Billboard Music Awards next month.

Christina Aguilera

Aguilera will join her “Feel This Moment” co-collaborator Pitbull, “Come and Get It” singer Selena Gomez and rap duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis as performers at the awards show, which will take place on May 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Other artists joining the star-studded lineup include The Band Perry and Kacey Musgraves.

Pitbull and The Band Perry are both competing against previously announced performers Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and Miguel for this year’s Milestone Award, which will be given to the fan favorite who gets the most votes online. A lucky fan will get the chance to present the award personally to the winning artist along with co-presenter Cee-Lo Green.

Gomez to Launch Worldwide Tour to Promote New Album

Selena Gomez is preparing to take her music on the road…

The 20-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress, who gave a sultry performance of her new single “Come and Get It” at the MTV Movie Awards, has announced a worldwide tour that will make stops in more than 50 cities.

Selena Gomez

The tour, to promote Gomez’s highly-anticipated summer album, starts in Vancouver, Canada on August 14, and wraps up on November 27 in St. Louis, with stops throughout Europe and North America.

Presale tickets for select cities and VIP packages will be available tomorrow (April 17), before all tickets go on sale April 20 via Ticketmaster.

Before the tour, fans can catch Gomez’s upcoming performance on April 27 at the Radio Disney Music Awards where she is nominated for Best Female Artist.

Here are Selena Gomez’s upcoming tour dates:

August 14: Vancouver, British Columbia (Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena)

August 16: Calgary, Alberta (Scotiabank Saddledome)

August 17: Edmonton, Alberta (Rexall Place)

August 18: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Credit Union Center)

August 19: Winnipeg, Manitoba (MTS Centre)

August 22: Ottawa, Ontario (Scotiabank Place)

August 23: Montreal, Quebec (Bell Center)

August 24: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)

August 30: Copenhagen, Denmark (Falcon Theater)

August 31: Stockholm, Sweden (The Arena)

September 1: Oslo, Norway (Oslo Spektrum)

September 3: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Heineken Music Hall)

September 4: Antwerp, Belgium (Lotto Arena)

September 5: Paris, France (Zénith)

September 7: London, England (Hammersmith)

September 11: Lisbon, Portugal (Campo Pequeno)

September 12: Madrid, Spain (Palacio Vistalegre)

September 16: Milan, Italy (Alcatraz)

September 17: Vienna, Austria (Stadthalle)

September 19: Minsk, Belarus (Arena Minsk)

September 21: Kiev, Ukraine (Palace of Sport)

September 23: St. Petersburg, Russia (Ice Palace)

September 25: Moscow, Russia (Alena Olympisky)

October 10: Washington, D.C. (Patriot Center)

October 11: Pittsburgh, PA (Peterson Events Center)

October 12: Boston, MA (TD Garden)

October 15: Buffalo, NY (First Niagara Arena)

October 16: Brooklyn, NY (Barclays Center)

October 18: Philadelphia, PA (Wells Fargo Center)

October 19: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)

October 20: Newark, NJ (Prudential Center)

October 22: Hershey, PA (Giant Center)

October 23: Louisville, KY (KFC Yum! Center)

October 25: Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)

October 26: Atlanta, GA (Philips Arena)

October 27: Charlotte, NC (Time Warner Cable Arena)

October 29: Sunrise, FL (BB&T Center)

October 30: Tampa, FL (Tampa Bay Times Forum)

November 1: San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)

November 2: Houston, TX (Toyota Center)

November 3: Dallas, TX (American Airlines Arena)

November 5: Phoenix, AZ (US Airways Center)

November 6: Los Angeles, CA (STAPLES Center)

November 8: San Diego, CA (Valley View Casino Center)

November 9: Las Vegas, NV (Mandalay Bay Events Center)

November 10: San Jose, CA (HP Pavilion)

November 12: Seattle, WA (Key Arena at Seattle Center)

November 14: Salt Lake City, UT (Energy Solutions Arena)

November 16: Denver, CO (1STBANK Center)

November 17: Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)

November 19: Indianapolis, IN (Bankers Life Field House)

November 21: Minneapolis, MN (Target Center)

November 22: Chicago, IL (Allstate Arena)

November 23: Columbus, OH (Nationwide Arena)

November 26: Detroit, MI (Palace of Auburn Hills)

November 27: St. Louis, MO (Chaifetz Arena)

Sanchez to Present at the Radio Disney Music Awards

Jessica Sanchez has a date with Radio Disney

The 17-year-old half-Mexican American singer, who will be appearing on Fox’s Glee next month, will serve as a presenter at this year’s Radio Disney Music Awards.

Jessica Sanchez

The American Idol runner-up, who recently released the first single from her debut album, will make her appearance on the awards show being held on April 27 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

But Sanchez isn’t the only Latina set to present an award…

Selena Gomez, who performed her new single “Come and Get It” at this weekend’s MTV Movie Awards, will serve as a presenter and performer at the Radio Disney Music Awards. Gomez is also a two-time nominee.

Other presenters include Bella Thorne, Bridgit Mendler, Denise Richards, R&B singer Jason Derulo, NASCAR Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne and Zendaya.

Along with Gomez, Cher Lloyd, Mendler, Cody Simpson, Mindless Behavior, Austin Mahone and Coco Jones are also scheduled to perform.

Gomez Dazzles During Her MTV Movie Awards Performance of “Come and Get It”

Forget Hollywood! Selena Gomez is a Bollywood dream…

The 20-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress and former Disney Channel star channeled a sexy version of Aladdin’s Princess Jasmine when she performed her brand new single “Come and Get It” on Sunday at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.

Selena Gomez

Gomez, who debuted the first single from her upcoming album earlier than planned last weekend, dressed in a deep red Bollywood-inspired outfit and gave viewers a taste of Eastern music and dance. Wild-haired and bare-footed, the Spring Breakers star’s performance was a mash up of Arabic, Indian and Thai dancing.

Despite being nervous about performing “Come and Get It” live for the first time, as Gomez revealed during the rehearsals, she managed to shine bright during her song-and-dance number.

Earlier this month, Jason Evigan, who collaborated on Gomez’s new material, said: “I think it’s going to take her to the next level… She’s got some really cool like ethnic influence, kind of tribally dance drums and stuff like that. I kind of feel she’s going to be like a new J.Lo kind of thing.”