1. 'Rio 2' Soundtrack Out March 25, Features Janelle Monae, Bruno Mars

    March 04, 2014 9:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Janelle Monae and Bruno Mars are among the participants on the soundtrack to "Rio 2," the upcoming sequel to Blue Sky Studios' 2011 animated film, it was revealed today (March 4). The announcement corresponds with the official single ...

  2. Milton Nascimento

    Milton Nascimento

    4 Albums, 1 Songs

  3. Caetano Veloso Honored as Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year

    November 15, 2012 10:28 AM EST Caetano Veloso, the fabled musician, writer, filmmaker, all-around intellectual and founder of Tropicalia, the revolutionary Brazilian cultural movement, was feted as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year with an all-star tribute N ...

  4. Latin Grammy Week: Tears, Laughter at Special Awards Ceremony

    November 14, 2012 9:19 PM EST There was laughter, reminiscence and plenty of tears at a Wednesday morning ceremony to honor the Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement and Trustees Award winners. Academy members and press crowded the Ballroom at the Four Seasons Ho ...

  5. Latin Music's Big Night

    October 08, 2012 1:54 PM EDT Nominations expanded in key categories as Latin Grammys return to Las Vegas. The 13th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards returns to Las Vegas this year and will air live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Univision on Nov. 15. The Span ...

  6. Latin Recording Academy Honoring Luz Casal and Rita Moreno, Among Others

    September 13, 2012 6:15 PM EDT The Latin Recording Academy is honoring several artists from around the globe, including Spanish singer/songwriter Luz Casal, Argentinian crooner Leo Dan, Puerto Rican-born Rita Moreno and Brazil's Milton Nascimento during a November ceremony ...

  7. Esperanza Spalding to Record 'Radio Music Society' Album in May

    March 01, 2011 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Still "as surprised as you can be" by her Best New Artist win at this year's Grammy Awards, Esperanza Spalding has already scoped out her next two album projects -- even as she tours to promote 2010's "Chamber Music Society. ...

  8. Esperanza Spalding Nabs Best New Artist Nod from Grammys

    December 02, 2010 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Last night's Grammy nominations announcement had some asking "Who?" in regards to Best New Artist nominee Esperanza Spalding , but the jazz bassist/vocalist/composer has seen her share of the lime -- err, purple -- light. Besides appe ...

  9. Simon Shines At Brooklyn Tribute Series

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Simon brought the second component in a three-part, month-long series of concerts celebrating his vast discography to a close last night (April 13) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, drafting inte Paul Simon brought the second component in a thr ...

  10. Starbucks Brews Up Simon & Garfunkel Live CD

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has been revived as a Starbucks exclusive, beginning March 25. A release to traditional retail is expected in the The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally ...

  11. Tortoise Tackling Two New Albums, Tour

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely sources on "The Brave and the Bold," a collaborative album with indie rock icon Will Oldham. Chicago instrumental rock act Tortoise tackles material by some unlikely ...

  12. Merchant Preps DVDs, Machaut Compilation Track

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although Natalie Merchant isn't presently at work on a new studio album, the artist is preparing several projects in various states of completion. Although Natalie Merchant isn't presently at work on a new studio album, the artist is prepa ...

  13. Producer Tom Capone Killed In Crash

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brazilian music producer Tom Capone, who was nominated for five Latin Grammy awards this year, was killed in a motorcycle crash in Los Angeles early today (Sept. 2), hours after leaving the awards sho Brazilian music producer Tom Capone, who was nom ...

  14. 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards Winners

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, held Sept. 1 in Los Angeles. Below are the winners of the 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, held Sept. 1 in Los Angeles. Record of the year: "No Es Lo Mismo," Alejandro Sanz; Lulo Perez & Al ...

  15. . . . Till Then

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This elegant, small-ensemble jazz album is Panamanian keyboardist Danilo Perez's first CD as leader in three years. This elegant, small-ensemble jazz album is Panamanian keyboardist Danilo Perez's first CD as leader in three years. He has ...

  16. Flora Purim Sings Milton Nascimento

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iconic singer Flora Purim says this album could have been titled The Two of Us, in honor of her long-lasting friendship and musical relationship with Brazilian singer/songwriter Milton Nascimento. Iconic singer Flora Purim says this album could have ...

  17. Gil & Milton

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Moments into opening track "Sebastian," all of the elements of a classic Brazilian album are in place: skipping samba rhythms, string arrangements (by Gil Jardim), an airy, cinematic cast, and the ent Moments into opening track "Sebas ...