Latin Pop

Juanes returns to his musical roots for ‘Origen’

NEW YORK – After experimenting with different types of music, Juanes returns to his roots with “Origen”, a cover album in which he pays homage to the most influential artists of his life and career, from Joe Arroyo and Bruce Springsteen to Bob Marley and Juan Luis Guerra. Through 12 …

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Let’s talk about the sax, baby: how one of music’s most maligned instruments won back pop and indie

WWhen an experimental independent band Black Country, New Road performs live, saxophonist Lewis Evans will often take center stage, occupying the hallowed place traditionally occupied by a lead singer. It’s partly a question of aesthetics. The seven London-based tracks relish the subversive madness of putting the saxophonist forward, relegating their …

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New music books to read this summer

“Last Chance Texaco,” named after one of the memorable songs from that debut album, also features tales of his problematic romances with Tom Waits, Lowell George and Dr. John. The musicians are a problem, but it is the music (starting with childhood obsessions with “West Side Story” and Laura Nyro) …

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BECKY G LETS HIS VOICE TO “ SPIRIT UNTAMED ”

Latin singer Becky G joins beloved next chapter in DreamWorks Animation’s story Mind, Untamed Spirit. An epic adventure about a stubborn girl who longs for a place to belong. Eiza González, Isabela Merced, Julianne Moore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mckenna Grace and Marsai Martin, all the stars of the sequel to the …

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The Weeknd Wins Big at Billboard Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It was a big day for The Weeknd, who was named Best Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. The Weeknd had carried 16 top nominations on the show and had already won seven awards by the time the off-air winners were announced on Sunday. The Weeknd …

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