The veteran Puerto Rican artist recently lost his mother, but went ahead with his performance at BankUnited Center, where he sang the new single “Humanos a Marte.” The response was a stunning, thankful ovation from the audience.
A remake of an Algerian song, set to a salsa beat, helped propel Marc Anthony to become the top winner at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which aired live on the Telemundo network on April 24. Anthony took home 10 awards, including Artist of the year and Hot Latin Song, Digital Song and Latin Airplay Song of the year for "Vivir Mi Vida," a track that spent 17 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart—a record for 2014.
Guns N' Roses fans might not have to wait another 15 years between new album releases. The band's guitarist Richard Fortus says GNR is working on new material that could be released "in the next year."
Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus will host Alternative Press' inaugural AP Music Awards on July 21 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame And Museum in Cleveland. Performers include Fall Out Boy, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and The Misfits.