Diomedes Diaz, Colombian Vallenato Star, Dead at 56

Diomedes Diaz, Colombian Vallenato Star, Dead at 56

Diomedes Diaz, one of Colombia’s most popular vallenato stars and a man whose lifestyle was as discussed as his music, died suddenly of a heart attack in a clinic in the northern city of Valledupar on Dec. 22, just days after the release of his 30th album. He was 56 years old.
Feliz Navidad: 12 Songs for a Latin Christmas

Feliz Navidad: 12 Songs for a Latin Christmas

As predictable as a Christmas tree in the corner of the living room, the holiday evergreen "Feliz Navidad" has ensured that Merry Christmas is one phrase that everyone can say in Spanish.
New Shakira Single Set for January

New Shakira Single Set for January

Shakira’s first single from her upcoming studio album will be released in January, Sony Music Entertainment has announced, with a new album to follow in early 2014.
Juanes Sees 'La Luz,' First Single Off 2014 Album

Juanes Sees 'La Luz,' First Single Off 2014 Album

Colombian star Juanes releases today the first single off his upcoming sixth studio album, due in 2014. "La Luz" (The Light), an uptempo track with Colombian rhythms, was penned by Juanes and produced by Steve Lillywhite (The Killers, U2).
Rocker Gustavo Cerati Hospitalized in Argentina with 'Extensive Brain Damage'

Tributes To Gustavo Cerati: 10 Cover Songs To Watch

Artists from Mexico’s Café Tacvba, pop star Juanes, alternative rocker Draco Rosa and Puerto Rican reggae band Cultura Profetica have paid tribute by covering Cerati’s songs. Shakira and U2 are among those who have dedicated songs onstage to the 54-year-old musician.

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