Latin music

In this May 17, 2018 photo, McFarland High senior Victoria Sharp works at the food concession and is one of the high school students that acquired one of the coveted jobs at the Maya Cinemas Theater in Delano, Calif. For around a decade, the farm worker city of Delano, has lacked a movie theater. Residents from this largely Latino community had to travel nearly 40 miles to see the latest film a drive advocates say was rare since around a third of the population lives in poverty. This week, Moctesuma Esparza, a well-known Latino movie producer, opened his latest Maya Cinemas theater this month in the Central California city of 53,000 people as part of his ongoing effort to open movie theaters in poor, U.S. rural areas that lack basic entertainment options. (Henry A. Barrios/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 11:50 am
For nearly 10 years, residents in a California farming community have had to drive nearly 40 miles (64 kilometers) to see the latest film, a rare trip for some in a place where a third of the population lives in poverty. That all changed in May when Moctesuma Esparza, a Latino movie producer,...
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In this photo taken on April 4, 2018, contestant Teo Gertler performs on “Virtuosos,” a Hungarian talent show for classical musicians, in Budapest, Hungary. Producers of a Hungarian talent show for young classical musicians say the rights to the program have been acquired for versions in the United States and Britain by a London-based production firm. Fulwell 73, which is partly owned by James Corden and produces his late-night talk show, signed the agreement with the production company of “Virtuosos,” led by founder Mariann Peller. (Laszlo Tyukodi/Virtuosos Holding via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 2:05 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Producers of a Hungarian talent show for young classical musicians say the rights to the program have been acquired for versions in the United States and Britain by a London-based production firm. Fulwell 73, which is partly owned by James Corden and produces his late-night...
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May 10, 2018 - 8:11 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of running a multimillion-dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight, who invested in a sports drink company. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, faces 16 charges including wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. Six of...
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May 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story May 5 about the New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an Aerosmith song as "Sweet Misery." The band's song "Cryin'" includes the phrase "sweet misery." A corrected version of the story is below: Aerosmith packs 'em in at New...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Harry Belafonte attends the 2017 Ripple of Hope Awards in New York. On Wednesday, March 21, the Librarian of Congress announced Belafonte as an inductee into the National Recording Registry. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 21, 2018 - 3:53 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Songs performed by Tony Bennett, Gloria Estefan and Run-DMC are among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced on Wednesday the list of titles being honored for their cultural and historic importance to the American...
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In this Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Puerto Rican rapper Residente, founder of the group Calle 13, poses for a portrait in New York. Residente will receive the BMI Champion Award at the BMI Latin Awards this month. The performing rights organization said Tuesday that Residente will be the first act to receive the honor in the 25-year history of its Latin Awards. The event will take place March 20 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
March 06, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning Latin rapper Residente will receive the BMI Champion Award at the BMI Latin Awards this month. The performing rights organization says in a statement Tuesday that Residente will be the first act to receive the honor in the 25-year history of its Latin Awards. The...
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Bruno Mars accepts the award for record of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 11 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the album of the year Grammy Award for "24K Magic," capping an epic night for the pop star. The award is Mars' sixth win of the day. Mars acknowledged...
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In this photo provided by UMG, Jessie Reyez performs at Sir Lucian Grainge's 2018 Artist Showcase presented by American Airlines and Citi on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for UMG/AP Images)
January 27, 2018 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase highlighted current Grammy nominees such as Luis Fonsi, Logic, Migos and Julia Michaels, it was country singer Kacey Musgraves and rising star Jessie Reyez who shined brightest on Saturday. Musgraves sang two new songs from...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017 file photo, Cardi B performs at at Power 105.1's Powerhouse at Barclays Center in Brooklyn borough of New York. Cardi B and Bruno Mars, who recently collaborated on the upbeat song “Finesse,” will perform together at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, Jan. 10 2018, that “Despacito” hitmakers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden in New York.(Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
January 10, 2018 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars and Cardi B, who recently collaborated on the upbeat song "Finesse," will perform together at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that "Despacito" hit makers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Ed Sheeran performs at Jingle Ball at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The Grammys may have dissed Sheeran, but Spotify says he's the most streamed artist of the year. The streaming service announced Tuesday, Dec. 5, that Sheeran tops its 2017 list with 6.3 billion streams. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
December 05, 2017 - 12:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys may have dissed Ed Sheeran, but Spotify says he is the most streamed artist of the year. The streaming service announced Tuesday that Sheeran tops its 2017 list with 6.3 billion streams. He also has Spotify's biggest album of the year with "Divide," streamed 3.1 billion...
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