The 80’s and 90’s were undoubtedly the golden age in which, due to social, political and cultural conjunctures, music, especially rock in Spanish, took power. But was it just a stage for the social context?
More than 20 artists, including Spanish pop idol Antonio Orozco and rock group Estopa, have collectively recorded a new version of Joan Manuel Serrat’s poetic classic “Mediterráneo” to bring attention to the current plight of refugees in the Mediterranean.
Café Tacvba is kicking off the new year with an all-new single titled "Futuro" a very appropriate song to ring in 2017.
With over two billion views, Maluma leads YouTube's most viewed Latin artist channels in 2016.
Hanna and Ashley made their debut on the big screen by lending their voice to two tender characters from the new installment of Illumination Entertainment, Sing: Come and Sing!
The balance of these twelve months is positive for the Colombian, who managed to bring his music to other parts of Latin America. Beyond the music, he did it with a social message to our Latin American identity.
Winning a Pulitzer Prize and a clutch of Tony Awards in a single one year would be enough for anyone. Not Lin-Manuel Miranda. Not in 2016.
"Chantaje" by Shakira and Maluma exceeded 50 million views in just 11 days. Colombian artists are sweeping away with their latest collaboration and have positioned themselves at the top of the sales charts.
The Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi finishes in the recording studio the details of his new album, which will be released at the beginning of next year with surprises, a more danceable sound and romanticism as always.
The Colombian singer Carlos Vives gave away a guitar to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, that will be part of its collection of Latin American music documentation and its contributions to the United Stated culture.
The National Mexican Symphonic Orchestra presentations in the German cities of Erlangen, Friedrichshafen and Bielefeld were well received by critics and the local press in a country where the academic music tradition has deeper and older roots.
Arturo O'Farrill, the son of the "afrocuban jazz architect" Chico O'Farrill, will finally fulfill his father's desire. After the improvement of the relations between the US and Cuba, the remains of the illustrious Cuban trumpeter will rest in peace in his island, just as he wanted.
The Uruguayan musician Jorge Drexler was named as the new Ibero-American ambassador of Culture and assured, that he will do everything to "build bridges between the different sectors of the Ibero-American world."
The Colombian is the first Latin urban artist to reach ten digits with a video on youtube.
Han pasado dos años desde que el Presidente Obama y Raul Castro anunciaron la reconexión de relaciones diplomáticas entre EE.UU y Cuba. Escenarios como este fortalecen el clima socio-político.
Fonseca, the Mexican Jesse & Joy and the Brazilian Djavan led with four mentions each nominations of the 17th edition of the Latin Grammys, unveiled by the Latin Recording Academy.
As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Spotify launched this 23rd of September its first Latin music documentary, starring Marc Anthony and his father, Felipe Muñiz.
The musical festival comes back for 2017! Argentina, Brazil and Chile will be hosts once again.
In just one day the Colombian Fonseca wrote, recorded and sent a verse in Spanish for a new version of peace anthem "The Time Has Come Now" by Ringo Starr, upon request of the former Beatle.
The well-remembered Peruvian soprano had her Google Doodle.
The vast cultural heritage and diversity that coexist in the region seems to be the perfect stage for the future sound of music.
Ricardo Montaner will be honored along with “El Consorcio” (former Mocedades), the Mexican Eugenia León and the Puerto Rican Ednita Nazario to tribute their excellence in music.
The Latin icon Selena Quintanilla finally got her wax figure and other tributes for an immortal memory.
What happened with the history and development of music in a country that lives surrounded by it?
Each year meant a new award, new concerts and amazing musical talent shared with the world. With more than 60 million copies sold, Juan Gabriel proved that nothing could stopped him. LatinAmerican Post makes tribute to the talent of the Mexican musician.
Latin culture takes the U.S. North Carolina and Arizona will host music and the vast Latin American heritage.
The top Latin American artists will get their recognition in the 2nd edition of the Latin American Music Awards in October.
Legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel has died aged 66 of a heart attack in California, days after performing to 17,000 fans at the Los Angeles Forum.
Natalia Lafourcade, Mitre and other important indie artists will cover a selection of the most important works of the Mexican artist.
Cuban descendant artist keeps growing strong in the music industry with new production to be released.
In the late decade, Guatemala has found in musical production an important leap for the country’s development.
Cuban Yoli Major with her passion and her beautiful voice has earned the nickname of "Cuban Adele".
To experience traditional Brazilian samba in an authentic setting, head to Pedra do Sal in Centro on either a Monday or Friday evening.
The MANANA music festival in 2016, set to be had in Santiago de Cuba, will showcast AfroCuban folkloric musical expressions with innovative electronic musical methodology to the world.
When Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin presented his latest album in Bogota entitled “A Quien Quiera Escuchar,” he said he was very interested in recording a disc with Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes.