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Anitta Chooses Between Latin Songs 'Despacito,' 'Felices Los 4' & 'Mi Gente' in '1 Has 2 Go'

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In the latest installment of Billboard's "1 Has 2 Go" series, Anitta takes on the greatest challenge we have to offer: presenting...

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17 Deliciously Latin Caribbean Songs for Your Thanksgiving Fiesta

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Music has always been a language of the world, a reflection of the times and a mechanism for healing. But for Latinos, music is simply a...

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This Is What Maluma's 'Felices Los 4' Means in English: Lyric Translation

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Who doesn’t sing Maluma’s “Felices Los 4” when is being played on the radio? There’s something about the song that...

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'Differently Equal': Spanish Singer Bebe Honors Diversity of Ibero-American Countries in New Song

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“You are here since long before you existed,” Bebe sings in “Diferentemente Iguales,” the theme song for the Ibero-American General Secretariat’s new cultural campaign.

Tuesday, Nov 21

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Romeo Santos Shares 'Bella y Sensual' Video Preview With Nicky Jam & Daddy Yankee: Exclusive

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Romeo Santos is gearing up to feed his fans with a new "Bella y Sensual" video featuring Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee on Friday (Nov. 24), the day after after Thanksgiving.

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What's Shakira's Best Spanish Collaboration? Vote!

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Shakira has always been characterized by knowing how to choose which artists to collaborate with and creating songs that...

Jennifer Lopez, French Montana, Bad Bunny, Ozuna & More to Perform at Calibash 2018

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The 11th annual mega concert Calibash returns to the Staples Center January 20, 2018, announced Los Angeles party station Mega 96.3FM on Tuesday...

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Nicki Minaj & 21 Savage Join Farruko, Bad Bunny & Rvssian On 'Krippy Kush' Remix: Listen

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The power of trap en español is made no clearer than Farruko, Bad Bunny and Rvssian's "Krippy Kush" earning a coveted 16 bars from the rap queen herself, Nicki Minaj.

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Luis Fonsi and JJ Lin Team Up for 'Despacito' In Mandarin and Spanish: Exclusive

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International hit "Despacito" is about to get even more global.

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Billboard's Leila Cobo Honored at Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' Leading Ladies Event

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The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences’ Leading Ladies event recognizes professional women in the Latin entertainment industry.

Monday, Nov 20

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Get To Know Colombian Singer Karol G

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In Billboard's series "You Should Know," artists share some quick facts about themselves. Next up is reggaeton artist Karol G who run down some interesting tidbits about herself, including her favorite school subjects and her huge crush on…

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Go 'Downtown' With Anitta & J Balvin's Sultry New Single: Watch

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2017 has been a breakout year for both Brazilian singer Anitta and Colombian hitmaker J Balvin, so it's no surprise they'd want to celebrate together.

'Criminal' Bumps 'Despacito' From No. 1 YouTube Spot for This Week

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The most watched video in the world on YouTube this week belongs to Dominican singer Natti Natasha, with "Criminal," featuring reggaeton artist Ozuna...

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WK Entertainment Opens Madrid Office

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Walter Kolm’s WK Entertainment will expand its global reach by opening an office in Madrid, Billboard has learned. The Company’s first European...

Sunday, Nov 19

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J Balvin Shares What He's Learned From His Style Idol, Pharrell Williams

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J Balvin talks about his style "idol" and friend Pharrell Williams: "He has taught me a lot about fashion, style, culture and art. That's what I want to bring to the world as Latinos -- I want to create something for the world."

Saturday, Nov 18

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5 Things to Know About Pedro Infante, Today's Google Doodle

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The guy in mariachi garb in today’s (Nov. 18) Google Doodle is Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante, a towering figure in Latin music who is considered one of the great mariachi singers of all time as well as an actor.

Friday, Nov 17

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Justin Bieber Wins His First-Ever Latin Grammy

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Who imagined that Justin Bieber would ever win a Latin Grammy? But it really happened on Thursday night when Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's...

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See Los Amigos Invisibles' Crazy Experiment in New Video, 'Espérame'

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Since their beginning, Los Amigos Invisibles have always been stretching their...

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Latin Grammy Nominee Jean Rodriguez Covers Rick James' 'Super Freak' at BMI Los Producers Charity Event

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For Jean Rodriguez of Coast City, it was all about Rick James' "Super Freak." Nearly two dozen recording artists took the stage Wednesday night (Nov. 15) at the BMI Los Producers event in Las Vegas to raise money for charity during Latin…

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Pablo Alboran Takes His Romanticism to Another Level on New Album 'Prometo'

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Pablo Alborán has earned a devout fanbase hanks to his honest and pure songs. And just to continue delighting them with excellent songs,...

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Farina Shows Her Feminine Power in 'Mucho Pa Ti' Video: Watch

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Apparently, the domination of men in the urban genre is coming to an end. Every day, more women are releasing powerful songs to let the boys know...

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Alejandro Sanz Dedicates His Person of the Year Award to DACA Recipients at Latin Grammys 2017

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The 2017 Latin Grammys saw beloved Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz dedicate the coveted person of the year award to DACA recipients, or DREAMers.

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Top 3 Political Moments of the Latin Grammys 2017: Residente Dedicates Award To 'Real MCs'

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This year’s Latin Grammy Awards ceremony was not without its fair share of political moments.

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2017 Latin Grammys: 7 Things You Didn't See on TV

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The 2017 Latin Grammys are done and dusted. But the action didn’t all play out for the cameras. Billboard was on hand to report on those...

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Latin Grammy Winners: 'Despacito' Is King, Ruben Blades Wins Album of the Year, Eduardo Cabra Named Producer of the Year

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The world knows it and the Latin Grammys confirmed it: “Despacito” is a global musical giant and the track was rewarded multiple times...

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Watch Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato's 'Echame La Culpa' Music Video

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The Puerto Rico star and the U.S. pop singer released the track and its video at midnight.

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Latin Grammys 2017: Top 7 Performances of the Night

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The Latin Grammys always make for a special affair. From the red carpet to the backstage, the annual awards ceremony for the “biggest night in Latin music” always puts on quite the spectacle.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Accepts President's Merit Award at Latin Grammys, Dedicates it to Puerto Rico

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Miranda gave his acceptance speech in both Spanish and English, describing himself as “the weird theater kid here (with the half-gringo accent).”

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Latin Grammys Early Wins: 'Despacito' Reigns, Eduardo Cabra Takes Producer of the Year & Residente Wins Best Urban Music Album

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They are best known as the Calle 13 duo, but during the pre-telecast of the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards, Residente and Visitante won...

DJ Luian & Mambo Kingz's All-Star 'Sensualidad' Debuts in Top 10 on Hot Latin Songs

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DJ Luian and songwriters/producers Mambo Kingz score their highest charting single yet on the Hot Latin Songs chart, as “Sensualidad,” featuring the...