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Old Danzon Gets Cool Makeover With Latin Grammy-Nominated Orquesta Failde

Youthful Cuban Orquesta Failde speaks to Billboard about a Latin Grammy nomination for a danzón album. → Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020: 30 Music Videos That Tell the Story of Reggaeton

In tribute to the history of reggaeton and its by now multi-generational and global mark on music, we’ve put together a playlist that traces its evolution. → Read More

Live Nation Spain Concert Series Raises $175,000 to Support Touring Staff

A 19-concert series in Madrid raised more than €150,000 euros (about $175,000) for Live Nation’s Crew Nation global aid fund for touring staff impacted by the pandemic, according to Live Nation Spain. → Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020: This Salsa Evolution Celebrates Legacy of Latin's Dance Floor Revolution

From Havana to New York, San Juan to Barranquilla, Caracas to Dakar, salsa has circled the world. Here are twenty videos that tell the story. → Read More

Matt Dillon Talks 'El Gran Fellove' and Love For Cuban Music: Exclusive

Long-awaited Cuban music doc transmits the 'exuberance and joy' of a tropical soul man and the actor’s love of vintage Cuban music. → Read More

From Balcony to Record Deal: Stay Homas Emerges From Lockdown With Sony Contract and Tour

The Barcelona trio went from serenades in their balcony during lockdown to record deal. → Read More

Tom Morello, Los Van Van, Ozomatli & 60 More to Perform at Concert for Cuba

Cuban artists including Los Van Van and Alexander Abreu are among 60 acts joining together for a free concert to honor Cuba’s doctors. → Read More

Latin Artist on the Rise: Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba

Learn all about Latin Artist on the Rise, Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba, here. → Read More

Shut In Due to Pandemic, Cuba Opens a Window to the World With Music

A steady stream of at-home entertainment for the Cuban public gives a global audience access to performances by a panorama of artists. → Read More

Mourn Share Made-In-Quarantine Music Video 'Call You Back': Premiere

A video shaped by lock-down monotony doesn’t seem so unusual for a band built on high school ennui. → Read More

Will the Coronavirus Dim Ibiza's Music Scene?

The chances that Ibiza’s music season will open in May are dropping fast as Spanish officials wrestle with when to reopen a country in coronavirus lockdown. → Read More

X Alfonso’s Butterfly Effect: How One Cuban Doctor Was Inspired to Create a Healing Challenge Amid Coronavirus

A Cuban anesthesiologist in Barcelona connects with the artist’s songs to create a network of hope in times of COVID-19. → Read More

Soda Stereo Reschedule Gracias Totales U.S. Tour Dates

U.S. dates for Soda Stereo’s Gracias Totales Tour have been rescheduled. → Read More

30 Years Ago, Gipsy Kings' 'Volaré' Rumbaed to the Top of the Hot Latin Songs Chart

Thirty years ago Tuesday (April 21), Gipsy Kings -- the band that had the world striking a flamenco pose and screaming out “bem bem” and “djobi, djoba” on dance floors -- rumbaed to the top of the Hot Latin Songs chart with “Volaré.” → Read More

Spanish Rights Society SGAE President Pilar Jurado Ousted

A virtual board meeting put on end to Jurado’s term at the troubled organization after 15 months. → Read More

Songs We Love During Quarantine: Brenda Navarrete, Olaya Alcázar, Los Van Van and More Latin Picks

Spiritual support from Cuba, Spain and places in my mind. → Read More

Jarabe de Palo's Pau Donés Cuts His Retirement Short

After nearly a month of total confinement in Spain, and with no clear end in sight, Jarabe de Palo’s Pau Donés has risen like a phoenix from the ashes to announce his musical comeback. → Read More

Spain's Top Albums Chart Paused Due to Coronavirus Crisis Impact

Chart compiler Promusicae stops publishing chart due to "irrelevant" physical sales. → Read More

London's La Linea Latin Music Festival Rescheduled for Fall

The emblematic Latin music event postpones 20th anniversary edition to new dates, with line-up changes. → Read More

Spain’s Recording Industry Facing 100M Euro Loss Due to Coronavirus

Spain’s recording industry will suffer a direct hit of at least 100 million euros ($109 million) in losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Spanish industry association Promusicae. → Read More