Latin music

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. The rapper was nominated for eight Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2017 - 1:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a black or Latino act have a better shot at winning in the major categories. Black and Latino musicians dominated in the top four categories, including album and song...
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November 28, 2017 - 11:03 am
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: "Awaken, My Love!," Childish Gambino; "4:44," Jay-Z; "DAMN.," Kendrick Lamar; "Melodrama," Lorde; "24K Magic," Bruno Mars. — Record of the year: "Redbone,"...
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Luis Fonsi accepts the award for record of the year for "Despacito" at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 11:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations, including record and song of the year. Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi dedicated his awards to his native Puerto Rico, as did several other artists throughout...
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Juanes accepts the award for best pop/rock album for "Mis Planes Son Amarte" at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 8:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards being presented Thursday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Luis Fonsi's megahit "Despacito" featuring Daddy Yankee has won the record of the year award at this year's Latin Grammys. The Latin...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo, Shakira attends the LA Premiere of "Zootopia" in Los Angeles. Shakira is postponing her European tour after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage. Shakira took to Twitter on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to apologize to her fans, saying she has a “heavy heart” but must stop singing to recover. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is postponing her European tour until next year after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage. The 40-year-old Colombian sensation took to Twitter on Tuesday to apologize to her fans, saying she has a "heavy heart" but must stop singing to recover. "All the years I've been signing...
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A portrait of the late singer Selena Quintanilla is seen in the crowd following a posthumous star ceremony for Quintanilla on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 04, 2017 - 1:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some 4,500 fans gathered on Vine Street in Hollywood on Friday to pay tribute to the late Tejano music queen Selena Quintanilla, who was honored with the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Known simply as Selena, the singer-songwriter broke barriers for women in Latin...
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This combination photo shows Lin-Manuel Miranda, top row from left, Rita Moreno, Jennifer Lopez, and bottom row from left, Camilla Cabello, Marc Anthony and Luis Fonsi who are a few of the musicians who have participated in the new original song, "Almost Like Praying” to help raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane relief. (AP Photo/File)
October 06, 2017 - 12:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new original song Friday to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane relief and he's enlisted some of the biggest Latin stars in music to help. "Almost Like Praying" features Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Camila Cabello, Gloria Estefan...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, Colombian singer Juanes performs during the 40 Principales Awards in Madrid, Spain. Juanes received five Latin Grammys nominations, announced by The Latin Recording Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Abraham Caro Marin, File)
September 26, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rican rapper Residente's first solo album post-Calle 13 has received a leading nine nominations for this year's Latin Grammys, including for record, song and album of the year. Colombian sensation Maluma follows him with seven, Shakira's comeback gathered six, and Juanes, Mon...
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Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best hip hop video for "HUMBLE." at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 27, 2017 - 11:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video. Lamar's "Humble" won video of the year, best hip-hop video, direction, cinematography, art...
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FILE - This combination photo shows, from left, musicians LL Cool J, Gloria Estefan, Lionel Richie, TV producer Norman Lear and dancer Carmen de Lavallade who were named as recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors. The honorees will be celebrated at a gala on Dec. 3, featuring performances and tributes from top entertainers and attended by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump. The show will be broadcast on Dec. 26 on CBS. (AP Photo/File)
August 03, 2017 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's Kennedy Center honorees will include two singers, a television writer, a dancer - and for the first time, a hip-hop artist. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors. They are: hip-hop...
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