Latin music

FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, opera singer Placido Domingo performs during a concert in Szeged, Hungary. In an interview published Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019, in a leading Spanish newspaper, Domingo has sought to blame allegations of sexual harassment against him, on cultural differences between countries. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, File)
December 15, 2019 - 5:38 pm
MILAN (AP) — Opera star Placido Domingo received a standing ovation for his 50th anniversary gala concert at La Scala on Sunday and returned the appreciation with a rare a cappella performance. Standing alone on the stage holding three yellow roses, Domingo serenaded the audience with a favorite...
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This image released by Def Jam shows the cover art for the song “Triggered (freestyle)” by Jhene Aiko. The song was named the top song of the year by the Associated Press. (Def Jam via AP)
December 07, 2019 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu. 1. Jhené Aiko, “Triggered (freestyle)": Jhené Aiko brilliantly captures so many emotions in one song on “Triggered (freestyle),” as she rapidly spits out lyrics in a raw way that range from “I HATE YOU SO...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019 file photo, Daddy Yankee performs at the Latin American Music Awards, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Puerto Rico reggaeton star is opening a museum Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in the U.S. Caribbean territory that will be dedicated to his life and the music that made him famous. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP File)
November 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Daddy Yankee is opening a museum in the U.S. Caribbean territory that will be dedicated to his life and the music that made him famous. The Daddy Yankee El Jefe Museum opens Friday in Plaza de Las Americas in San Juan and will be free of...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, file photo, former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid speaks with the media before a panel discussion in Las Vegas. Reid says that while Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest in 2020, the states do not have enough racial diversity to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare across the country. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 17, 2019 - 7:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, but the states are not ethnically diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare across the country, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday. “I don’...
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This combination photo shows, from left, actress Paz Vega, actor-singer Ricky Martin and actress Roselyn Sanchez, who will host the 20th Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo)
November 14, 2019 - 6:52 am
The Latin Grammys will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a 20-artist performance in a tribute to the legacy of Latin music. Thursday night’s show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will open with a performance featuring Prince Royce, Anitta, Fito Páez, Natalia Jiménez, Beto Cuevas,...
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This Nov. 8, 2019 photo shows Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli during an interview at his home in North Miami, Fla. Bocelli is defending opera legend Placido Domingo and calling it “absurd” that opera houses have canceled the star’s performances before sexual harassment allegations against him are fully investigated. Three U.S. music companies canceled Domingo appearances following allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women earlier this year. (AP Photo/Ellis Rua)
November 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is defending opera legend Placido Domingo and calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances before sexual harassment allegations against him are fully investigated. Bocelli spoke to The Associated Press through an Italian...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2019, photo, Placido Domingo speaks during a news conference about his upcoming show "Giovanna d'Arco" in Madrid, Spain. The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee says opera legend Domingo has said he won’t perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
November 07, 2019 - 11:29 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has said he won't perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. The committee said in a statement that Domingo has decided not to perform at an event scheduled for April that was meant to bring...
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FILE - This June 29, 2012 file photo shows Pharrell Williams, right, alongside his producing partner Chad Hugo at the 25th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, are nominated for the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame 2020 class. Joining them as nominees are Outkast, R.E.M., Mariah Carey, Patti Smith, Journey, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, the Isley Brothers, the Eurythmics, Mike Love, David Gates and Steve Miller. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
November 06, 2019 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Neptunes, the creative, innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo who shaped pop and urban radio from the '90s well into the 2000s thanks to crafting hits for Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Beyoncé, are nominated for the...
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FILE - This Aug. 10, 2018 file photo shows Shakira performing in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. Shakira says she will pay homage to Latin culture alongside Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show in Miami. The Grammy winner, who turns 43 on Feb. 2, the day of the Super Bowl, is currently promoting a documentary and live concert album from her 2018 “El Dorado World Tour,” to be released worldwide on Nov. 13. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
November 05, 2019 - 11:43 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Colombian music star Shakira says she will pay homage to Latin culture alongside Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show in Miami. Speaking Monday in Barcelona, Spain where she lives with her long-term partner, Spanish soccer star Gerard Piqué, and their...
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November 01, 2019 - 12:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning "Pose" actor Billy Porter, Latin music star Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Macy's said Friday that Ciara, Idina Menzel, Lea...
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