1. Jose Lugo, The Surprise Latin Winner at the Grammys

    February 12, 2017 11:35 PM EST Three out of the four categories in the Latin field were a toss-up. Best Latin Pop Album? Jesse & Joy won for Un Besito Más , but it could have easily gone to Academy fave Gaby Moreno or the iconic international singer Laura Pausini .  Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album? Newcomer…

  2. Puerto Rican Pianist Jose Lugo Dies at 56

    June 13, 2016 4:36 PM EDT The celebrated musician, arranger/producer worked with Bobby Valentin, Willie Rosario, Gilberto Santa Rosa & other salsa greats. Puerto Rican pianist José Lugo has died at age 56. Lugo played with salsa greats including Bobby Valentín , and was the leader of his own band, Guasábara Combo.…

  3. Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 17, 2009 3:19 PM EDT With five nods to its name, Latin Grammy darling Calle 13 led the list of esoteric nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammy awards. The eclectic Puerto Rican urban group, which has already won several Latin Grammys in the past, is up for awards in the Album of the year and Best Urban…