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Marc Anthony Is Latin Grammy Person Of The Year

Marc Anthony will be honoured as the Latin Grammy Person of the Year.The 47-year-old singer is ''ecstatic and humbled'' after learning he will be recognised by the Latin Recording Academy for both his career and...

John Legend Headlining Harry Belafonte's Social Justice Festival

The veteran musician and civil rights activist is aiming to draw attention to the need for social and racial justice with the Many Rivers to Cross festival, which will take place over two...

Carlos Santana: 'Jimi & Whitney Overdosed On Fame'

The guitarist insists drugs and other vices may have led to the late and greats' ultimate demise, but they shouldn't have surrounded themselves with adulation and awards. "I've always believed in separating...

Pj Harvey Lands U.k. Album Number One As Prince Returns To The Top 20

The singer/songwriter's ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, has debuted at the top of the charts. Adele's 25 holds firm at number two, while albums by Welsh singer Aled Jones,...

Carlos Santana Completed New Album In Four Days

The rock icon is preparing to release Santana IV, and he reveals the songs came together really quickly once he started work on the project. "We completed a whole album - we...

Ron Isley Is 'Alive And Well' Following Death Hoax

The Isley Brothers star was recently the victim of an online death hoax, following social media gossip about his passing.A Facebook page titled "R.I.P. Ronald Isley" received over one million likes from concerned fans, who...

Mana Become First Mexican Rock Band With Hollywood At Walk Of Fame Star

The rockers are celebrating 30 years as a band this year (16), and in recognition of their impressive contribution to music, they were saluted at a ceremony outside the offices of concert promotions...

Carlos Santana: 'Super Bowl Should Have Featured Classic Rockers'

The Latino guitar great provided music for the CBS telecast of the big game, but he was disappointed with Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars' performances at Levi's Stadium. "I would like to...

Mana Mania To Hit Hollywood At Walk Of Fame Star Unveiling

The band will be saluted by Carlos Santana at a ceremony outside the offices of concert promotions company Live Nation on 10 February (16). Announcing the news on Tuesday (02Feb16), Walk of...

Carlos Santana Finally Completes Work On Sequel To 1971 Classic Album

The Latino rock superstar was joined by Gregg Rolie, Journey's Neal Schon, Michael Carabello and Michael Shrieve for new album, which is scheduled for release in April (16). "We didn't have to...

Santana Percussionist Raul Rekow Dead

The musician was part of Carlos Santana's group for 34 years from 1976 to 2013, and appeared on 16 Santana studio albums. Paying tribute to his friend and bandmate on Facebook.com, Santana...

Carlos Santana Victim Of Latest Death Hoax

The Black Magic Woman star, 68, became the latest victim of an Internet death hoax, when rumours of his demise started swirling around online. His rep Michael Jensen turned to newspaper USA...

Shakira And Gloria Estefan Team Up For We're All Mexican Song

The outspoken real estate mogul sparked controversy in June (15) when he launched his campaign for the White House and declared many Mexicans living in the U.S. are "rapists" and drug dealers who...

Songwriter Buddy Buie Dies At 74

Buie, real name Perry Buie, passed away on Saturday (18Jul15) in his native Alabama. He was best known as a songwriter, producer and manager for 1970s Southern rock band Atlanta Rhythm Section...

Fans Celebrate B.b. King At Hometown Music Festival

Around 3,000 fans of the blues legend gathered at the B.b. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center for the music event, which marked the first of its kind without King in attendance....

Richie Sambora And Carlos Santana Pay Respects To B.b. King

The guitar great passed away on 14 May (15) after battling a diabetes-related illness, and on Saturday, his family and friends headed to Palm Mortuary chapel in Sin City to pay their respects...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not unpredictably the top winner at the 2015 Latin Music Awards, scooping ten separate accolades for his work as a musician and producer while Latino...

Carlos Santana And Roberto Carlos To Be Honoured At Billboard Latin Music Awards

Guitar legend Santana will be presented with the Spirit of Hope Award in recognition of his philanthropic and humanitarian efforts, while Brazilian singer/songwriter Carlos is set to receive the Billboard Lifetime Achievement Award...

Carlos Santana To Give Keynote Speech At Billboard Latin Music Conference

The guitar icon has been chosen to give a speech at the 26th annual event in Miami, Florida on 29 April (15). Santana will be part of a "Legends" question and answer...

Carlos Santana's Nephew Auditions For American Idol

Carlos Santana's nephew has been tipped for success on reality show American Idol after wowing judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban with his audition in New Orleans, Louisiana.Adam Lasher sported a cast...

Carlos Santana Opens Up About Past Drug Use

Guitar icon Carlos Santana cringes whenever he watches his debut performance at the legendary Woodstock festival in 1969 because he was so high during the show.The Latin musician has opened up about his past drug...

Pitbull To Perform With Carlos Santana At Latin Grammys

Latino superstars Pitbull and Carlos Santana are set to team up for an electric performance at the Latin Grammy Awards.The two stars' set at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 20 November...

Sheila E: 'No One Knew About My Santana Romance'

Drummer Sheila E has opened up about her secret romance with guitar great Carlos Santana in her new memoir.Prince's longtime bandmate and former fiancee has written about her romances in new book The Beat of...

Santana & Wyclef Jean To Join Shakira For World Cup Party

Santana and Wyclef Jean are to join Shakira for a World Cup wrap-up party in Brazil later this month (Jul14).The trio will be joined by Alexandre Pires and Ivete Sangalo in Rio de Janeiro for...

Shakira To Perform At World Cup Closing Ceremony

Shakira will perform at the World Cup closing ceremony.The 'She Wolf' singer - who has 18-month-old son Milan with soccer star Gerard Pique - is ''thrilled'' to be performing 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' at...

Santana Regroups With Original Bandmates For New Album And Tour

Guitar great Carlos Santana has confirmed reports suggesting the original line-up of his namesake band has regrouped for a new album and tour.The Smooth hitmaker reveals Journey star Neal Schon, his former bandmate, has masterminded...

Carlos Santana Planning Anti-racism Concert

Guitar legend Carlos Santana is putting together a star-studded concert to fight racism and raise awareness of the problems facing black and Latino youngsters.The veteran Mexican musician is teaming up with crooner Harry Belafonte and...

Carlos Santana Eyeing Lady Gaga Collaboration

Guitar great Carlos Santana has set his sights on working with Lady Gaga after the pop superstar's father proposed they hit the studio together.The Maria Maria hitmaker, 66, recruited a slew of younger Latin artists...

Carlos Santana Never Heard Latin Classics He Covers On New Album

Guitar great Carlos Santana revelled in the recording of his new Spanish collaborative album because he discovered a whole new appreciation for Latin classics he had never heard before.The veteran Mexican musician recruited an all-star...

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