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No Evidence FBI Used Counterterrorism Tactics on Catholics: Government Watchdog Report

zerohedge.com No Evidence FBI Used Counterterrorism Tactics on Catholics: Government Watchdog Report Authored by Matt McGregor via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), An independent…

J Balvin Takes Billboard Behind the Scenes of His Coachella Set

billboard.com J Balvin takes Billboard behind the scenes of his out of this world Coachella set. The Latin superstar shared his creative vision, a closer look at his alien space ship,…

Pomelo, a “send now, pay later” startup that lets users in the US send money in the form of credit to people in the Philippines, raised a $35M Series A

techcrunch.com Pomelo, a startup that combines international money transfer with credit, has raised $35 million in a Series A round led by Dubai venture firm Vy Capital, TechCrunch has…

Becky G, Feid & More Set for 2024 Latin AMAs: How to Watch & All Performers

billboard.com The 2024 Latin American Music Awards unveiled its final confirmed lineup on Monday (April 22), with Becky G announced as a co-host alongside Thalia, Alejandra Espinoza and…

Becky G Joining 2024 Latin American Music Awards as a Host and Performer (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com Becky G has been tapped join the 2024 Latin American Music Awards ceremony as a host and performer. The Mexican American singer will serve as a host for the show, airing…

Fans Choose Julianno Sosa & Pailita’s ‘Carro Re Kl’ As This Week’s Favorite New Music Latin

billboard.com Julianno Sosa’s “Carro Re Kl” in collaboration with Pailita has topped this week’s new music Latin poll. In a poll published on Friday (April 12) — in support of the weekly…

Karol G to Headline Rock in Rio 2024 & More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

billboard.com From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s…

Nicky Jam & Trueno’s ‘Cangrinaje’ & More: Which Is Your Favorite New Latin Music Release This Week? Vote!

billboard.com This week, Billboard’s New Music Latin roundup and playlist — curated by Billboard Latin and Billboard Español editors — feature fresh new releases from artists such as Ryan…

Coachella Weekend 2 Livestream: An Opinionated Guide on What to Watch

variety.com For more than a dozen years, YouTube’s Coachella livestream has been contemporary music’s greatest showcase: a proving ground for superstars, rising and returning artists —…

Ryan Castro Releases ‘El Cantante del Ghetto’ & More New Music Latin

billboard.com New Music Latin is a compilation of the best new Latin songs and albums recommended by Billboard Latin and Billboard Español editors. Check out this week’s picks below. Ryan…

In Canada: AP Dhillon’s Early Exit From Coachella and Latin Music’s Rise

billboard.com AP Dhillon is leaving the California desert behind. Coachella announced that the Punjabi-Canadian star will not appear at the festival’s second weekend as planned, citing…

Taylor Swift’s Top Collaborations, Ranked: Critics’ Picks

billboard.com Taylor Swift is a queen of the modern pop world. But when she joins forces with other artists, especially ones at the top of their game, the songs are automatically a…

IRL With Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies

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Latin Joint Albums From the Past Decade: J Balvin & Bad Bunny, Feid & Yandel and More

billboard.com After releasing two previous collaborative efforts, Feid and Yandel made many fans very happy when they dropped a joint EP called MANIFESTING 20-05 earlier this month. This…

How FloyyMenor & Cris MJ Made Chart History With Their Out-of-Nowhere Hit ‘Gata Only’

billboard.com Two weeks ago, FloyyMenor and Cris MJ made history as the first Chileans to enter the top 10 on Billboard‘s Hot Latin Songs chart since La Ley and Ednita Nazario’s “Tu Sabes…

ECB staff in uproar after lunch canteen downgrades olive oil

politico.eu This is apt since the rising price of olive oil, which has more than doubled in the last 12 months, is largely due to extensive droughts in the key growing regions of…

Forget Antitrust, Regulate To Let Tech Disrupt Itself

forbes.com For decades, policymakers have tried to curb big tech's growing influence on our lives: from the government’s antitrust case against Microsoft for its anticompetitive…

Rauw Alejandro, Karol G & More: Here’s the Ultimate Latin Workout Playlist

billboard.com National Exercise Day is held on April 18, and to set the mood, Billboard has curated the ultimate Latin workout playlist. The unofficial holiday was founded in 2020 by Dr.…

Songwriting Abroad: In India, Brazil & Beyond, New & Lucrative Opportunities Are Leading to Big Hits

billboard.com In January 2023, when Los Angeles-based songwriter David Arkwright accepted his Roc Nation-signed colleague Natania Lalwani‘s invitation to visit her home city of Mumbai, he…

20 Questions with Sheila E. on Her First Salsa Album, Her Legendary Role Models & What She Misses Most About Prince

billboard.com It’s hard to believe that Sheila E. had not released a salsa album until only a couple weeks ago. As the daughter of American percussionist Pete Escovedo, the “Queen of…

The Siblings of Latin Music: Ha*Ash, Mau y Ricky, Los Dos Carnales & More

billboard.com From The Beach Boys to Jackson 5 to the Jonas Brothers, musical family affairs have always existed —and maybe even moreso in the Latin music scene. One of the most notable…

Davido Partners With UnitedMasters to Launch His Own Label

billboard.com When Steve Stoute connected with Davido at his UnitedMasters SelectCon event last year, he didn’t flinch at the opportunity to build with the Afrobeats superstar; after…

Myke Towers Surprises Rockstar Energy Myke Check Winner GiL

billboard.com Latin superstar Myke Towers was on a mission to find the next Latin star through this Rockstar Energy Myke Check con Myke Towers campaign. GiL stood out from the…

The Latin Grammys Are Making Positive Changes

billboard.com the Latin Grammys announced their return to Miami to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the award show, set to take place Thursday, Nov. 14. It’s the second big announcement…

Review: Limbs Hook Onto Limbs as Bodies Endlessly Intertwine

nytimes.com “Ab[intra],” the title of the work that Sydney Dance Company from Australia is performing at the Joyce Theater this week, is Latin for “from within.” But the Latinate words…

Latin Grammys to Return to U.S. With 2024 Show Set to Take Place in Miami

variety.com The Latin Grammys will happen in Miami this year, marking the Spanish-language awards show’s return to the United States just one year after it made a controversial move to…

2024 Latin Grammy Awards Set to Take Place in Miami

billboard.com The 2024 Latin Grammys are set to take place in Miami on Nov. 14, the Latin Recording Academy announced on Wednesday (April 17) during a press conference. The 25th Annual…

Myke Towers Surprises Winner of Rockstar Energy Drink Performance Contest

billboard.com Myke Towers made a dream come true by giving the winner of his Rockstar Energy-hosted contest a surprise visit in a recording studio and, let’s just say, she could not…

Myke Towers Surprises Mic Check Contest Winner

billboard.com Myke Towers surprises GiL, the winner of Rockstar Energy Presents: Mic ‘Check con Myke Towers.’ See her dreams become reality as the mentorship kicks off at the studio. Myke…

Rockstar Energy Drink® and Global Superstar Myke Towers Unveil the Next Rising Star in Latin Urban Music

benzinga.com GiL, an aspiring artist from Puerto Rico, named winner of the "Rockstar Energy Presents: Mic Check con Myke Towers" contest; will perform at a Towers concert in 2024…

BrinxTV and The18 Strike Powerful Soccer Content Partnership

benzinga.com FLUSHING, N.Y. and BOULDER, Colo. , April 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- John Brenkus, six-time Emmy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author and creator/host of ESPN's…

The Supreme Court case that could turn homelessness into a crime, explained

vox.com Unhoused people photographed in San Francisco in February of 2024. | Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu via Getty Images Grants Pass v. Johnson could make the entire criminal…

FloyyMenor & Cris Mj Hit No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs, Reflect on Taking ‘Gata Only’ to a ‘Global Level’

billboard.com Chileans FloyyMenor and Cris Mj achieve a significant breakthrough as “Gata Only,” their first collab, earns both artists their maiden No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs…

Craft Latino Celebrates Fania Records’ 60th Anniversary With Box Sets & Remastered Albums

billboard.com It’s been 60 years since Dominican bandleader Johnny Pacheco co-founded Fania Records with attorney Jerry Masucci. To commemorate the legacy of the Latin label that brought…

Google location tracking deal could be derailed by politics

theregister.com Google's plan to pay $62 million to settle allegations that it tracked people even when their Location History setting was switched off may have to be renegotiated based on…

The Notorious B.I.G., The Chicks, Green Day & More Selected for National Recording Registry (Full List)

billboard.com Albums by The Notorious B.I.G., The Chicks and Green Day are among the 2024 inductees to the National Recording Registry, which is administered by the Library of Congress.…

Coachella 2024 Expands Asia’s Pop Spotlight With ATEEZ, The Rose, 88rising & More

billboard.com Historically, Coachella has leaned upon trusted partners to deliver a major “who’s next” artist from Asia when it sets up camp in the desert. Long-running K-pop label YG…

ESA prepares two satellites to create a man-made solar eclipse

euronews.com ESA says the "Proba-3" mission will be the first to create an artificial eclipse in a bid to better understand solar weather. The recent total solar eclipse primarily seen…

GUSTAVO LOPEZ REVEALS NEW VENTURE GLOBALATINO MUSIC PARTNERS

benzinga.com LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin music entertainment power player Gustavo Lopez has launched a new, full service, independent, multi-media, music…

Gustavo Lopez Launches New Entertainment Company Globalatino Music Partners

billboard.com Gustavo Lopez has launched a new “full service” multimedia entertainment company, Globalatino Music Partners, Billboard can announce. The venture will offer label services,…

J Balvin Invigorates Coachella 2024 With Sci-Fi Show & Will Smith Surprise

billboard.com J Balvin‘s Coachella 2024 set on Sunday night (April 14) was nothing short of a spectacle, blending sci-fi visuals, infectious beats, and surprise guest appearances into an…

Will Smith Joins J. Balvin at Coachella for ‘Men in Black’ Performance

variety.com Will Smith made a surprise appearance onstage with J Balvin on Sunday night, dressed in his full “Men in Black” suit and sunglasses and performing the title track of the…

Carin León Mends Broken Hearts With Vibrant & Soulful Coachella Debut

billboard.com Over the past years, Coachella has been committed to integrating regional Mexican music into its lineup, with previous performers including Banda MS, Grupo Firme, Natanael…

Sketch in N.Y. apartment turns out to be rare Revolutionary War drawing

washingtonpost.com It was a pen-and-ink sketch of 18th-century soldiers walking next to a horse-drawn wagon that included two women and a baby. Depictions of an army on the march from that era…

Ricardo Arjona’s ‘Historias’ Turns 30: All 14 Tracks Ranked

billboard.com Ricardo Arjona has carved out a niche for himself as a socially conscious singer-songwriter who puts his heart and soul into every verse. His groundbreaking studio album…

A Servando & Florentino Documentary Is Coming, Plus More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

billboard.com From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s…

New documentary shines a light on ultra-processed foods

fastcompany.com Many of the food industry’s problems can perhaps be summed up by the humble buttered popcorn jelly bean. Love or hate this sweet treat, its 1989 introduction was a chewy…

Peso Pluma Finally Directly Addresses Narco Corrido Culture With Theatrical Coachella Set

variety.com Peso Pluma doesn’t need to prove his pop stardom. In just a span of a year, the 24-year-old Guadalajara, Mexico native has achieved many historic firsts, starting with his…

Doja Cat, Lana Del Rey, Tyler the Creator & More at Coachella This Weekend

billboard.com Coachella takes LA by storm this weekend, with headliners like Lana Del Rey, Doja Cat and Tyler the Creator taking the stage and many more exciting artists playing at the…

Danna Paola’s ‘Childstar’ Album & More: Which Is Your Favorite New Latin Music Release This Week? Vote!

billboard.com This week, Billboard’s New Music Latin roundup and playlist — curated by Billboard Latin and Billboard Español editors — feature fresh new releases from artists such as…

Tini Drops New Album ‘Un Mechón de Pelo’ & More New Music Latin

billboard.com New Music Latin is a compilation of the best new Latin songs and albums recommended by Billboard Latin and Billboard Español editors. Check out this week’s picks below.…

Danna Paola Is Putting Her ‘Childstar’ Past to Rest With Her Most Honest LP Yet

variety.com Despite being only 28, Mexican singer-songwriter Danna Paola has already lived a complete life of an entertainer with a 20-plus-year career. On “Childstar,” the Mexican…

POSSIBLE ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR TELEVISAUNIVISION'S KEYNOTE SESSION, TAPPING INFLUENTIAL VOICES ACROSS LATIN MUSIC AND CULTURE

benzinga.com Rebeca León, Ignacio "Nacho" Meyer and LeLe Pons to discuss the growing influence of Latin culture across media and entertainment, moderated by Axios' Sara Fischer NEW YORK,…

Karol G’s Barbed-Wire Heart Logo Takes Over FC Barcelona Jerseys

billboard.com In honor of Karol G being the most streamed female Latin artist on Spotify globally for four years in a row, the Colombian hitmaker’s barbed-wire heart logo will be featured…

The Sol Rhythmz Festival Brings African Diasporic Dance To Arizona State University

benzinga.com NEW YORK, April 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Arizona State University, (ASU) Tempe campus. This festival is…

"Talking Sabor": Pepsi® Partners With Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez and COCINA to Celebrate the Fusion of Latin Food and Flavor in Limited-Edition Series,…

benzinga.com Sizzling new series takes viewers on a cross-country tour of the best Latin fare at Hispanic-owned small businesses across the U.S.; Pepsi gifts Hulu gift cards to guests…

Publishing Briefs: Andrea Bocelli Signs to UMPG, Dua Lipa’s Radical22 Inks With WCM

billboard.com UMPG has signed Andrea Bocelli to a global publishing deal through its Classics & Screen department. Under the new agreement, the major publisher will represent Bocelli’s…

Yandel Sells Catalog to Beyond Music, Marking the Company’s Entry Into the Latin Market

billboard.com South Korean investment and management firm Beyond Music has acquired the music catalog of Puerto Rican reggaetón star Yandel, including his publishing interests and…

Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’ Named the ‘Catchiest’ Soccer Song of All Time

billboard.com Shakira’s “Waka, Waka (This Time For Africa)” has been named “the catchiest soccer song,” according to new research obtained by SeatPick. Related Shakira Explains Why Her…

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