Muted Hurrahs For Easing of Cuban Sanctions

Muted Hurrahs For Easing of Cuban Sanctions

President Obama’s announcement that he planned to “normalize” relationships with Cuba was met with muted response from the Latin music industry.
Vevo Reaches 1 Billion Monthly Views in Mexico

Vevo Reaches 1 Billion Monthly Views in Mexico

Vevo's Mexico service registered over one billion views in November, a significant milestone that now makes that country Vevo’s second largest market after the United States.
Joaquin Sabina Fights Stage Fright During Emotional Madrid Show, Skips Encore

Joaquin Sabina Fights Stage Fright During Emotional Madrid Show, Skips Encore

Joaquin Sabina’s first solo concert in five years in his native Spain sold 15,000 tickets in less than an hour, so emotions were high all around at showtime on Saturday (Dec. 13) at Madrid’s Barclaycard Center -- but no higher anywhere than on the stage itself, where one of Spain’s most acclaimed artists broke into tears several times during an intense performance of well-known songs to a home crowd.
El B

Cuban Rapper El B Disputes Reports of U.S. Agency Infiltration

Bian Oscar Rodriguez Gala, the Cuban rapper known as El B, has responded to an Associated Press report detailing how the United States the Agency for International Development used members of Havana’s hip-hop movement in a campaign in an effort to force social change in Cuba.
Billboard Year in Music 2014: Enrique Iglesias 'Always Knew There was Something Magical' About No. 1 Hit 'Bailando'

Billboard Year in Music 2014: Enrique Iglesias 'Always Knew There was Something Magical' About No. 1 Hit 'Bailando'

When Enrique Iglesias, 39, premiered "Bailando" during the Billboard Latin Music Awards in April, the consensus was immediate: The song was a hit. By midsummer, the irresistible mix of flamenco, pop and reggaeton was a phenomenon; by October, it was the longest-running No. 1 in the history of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, breaking Shakira's 25-week record.

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