Michelle Rodriguez Signs On to “Fast and Furious 9” After Getting Franchise to Hire Female Screenwriter

The long-running “Fast and Furious” franchise has never lacked powerful female characters onscreen, from Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty to Gal Gadot’s Gisele, but it has struggled to be as representative behind the camera. No woman has ever directed a “Fast and Furious” movie, nor has a female screenwriter ever worked on a “Fast and Furious” script. Fortunately … Continue reading Michelle Rodriguez Signs On to “Fast and Furious 9” After Getting Franchise to Hire Female Screenwriter

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Daddy Yankee Breaks Record for Most Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard Argentina Hot 100 With “Con Calma (Remix)”

Daddy Yankee has become the king of the Billboard Argentina Hot 100. His latest single -- "Con Calma (Remix)" featuring Snow and Katy Perry -- has reached its ninth week at No. 1 on the chart, breaking the eight-week record it shared with Pedro Capó and Farruko's single "Calma (Remix)." Meanwhile, "Calma (Remix)" remains at No. 2, and now has 23 weeks under … Continue reading Daddy Yankee Breaks Record for Most Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard Argentina Hot 100 With “Con Calma (Remix)”

Nicky Jam Cancels Concert in Orlando Due to Health Issues

Puerto Rican urban singer Nicky Jam has canceled his concert at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., due to health issues.  The show was scheduled for Friday night (May 17). “Nicky Jam was feeling sick for a few days and his doctor recommended him to take absolute rest today,” said a press statement from his management office, … Continue reading Nicky Jam Cancels Concert in Orlando Due to Health Issues

“Viva La Parranda” Celebrates Venezuelan Culture in Miami Through Passion, Color, and Traditional Song and Dance

Venezuelans who live in Miami will be able to feel everything they had at home through the play Viva La Parranda, which will be celebrating its season finale Sunday (May 19) at the Colony Theatre. Betsayda Machado and Parranda El Clavo bring passion and color through traditional rhythms and dances in a play that will lead … Continue reading “Viva La Parranda” Celebrates Venezuelan Culture in Miami Through Passion, Color, and Traditional Song and Dance

Selena Gomez Reveals There Are Secret Messages on Some of the Products of Her PUMA Collection

Selena Gomez is letting her fans in on a little secret – or two, with her new PUMA collection. The 26-year-old released her second collection for the brand on Wednesday, revealing that some of the products in the line feature secret messages for her fans to discover. The SG x PUMA SS19 line, which is inspired by Gomez’s … Continue reading Selena Gomez Reveals There Are Secret Messages on Some of the Products of Her PUMA Collection

Carlos Vives, Sebastian Yatra, and Others to Perform at 2019 UEFA Champions Festival

Colombian singer Carlos Vives will perform at the 2019 UEFA Champions Festival in Madrid, Spain, as it was announced Thursday (May 16) morning by UEFA and Pepsi. This is also the first time in history that the festival will feature performances by Latin artists, including Vives. The free annual festival takes place in the final … Continue reading Carlos Vives, Sebastian Yatra, and Others to Perform at 2019 UEFA Champions Festival

Shakira and Carlos Vives Cleared of Plagiarism by Spanish Court for “La Bicicleta”

A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira and Vives on Thursday (May 16). Livan Rafael Castellanos had accused Shakira and Vives of plagiarizing … Continue reading Shakira and Carlos Vives Cleared of Plagiarism by Spanish Court for “La Bicicleta”

Demi Lovato Hires Scooter Braun as Her New Manager

Demi Lovato has announced that Scooter Braun will be her manager moving forward. "GUYS!!!!!!! Dreams came true today for me," Lovato wrote on Instagram Saturday evening (May 11). "I officially have a NEW MANAGER!!! And not just any new manager but the one and only @scooterbraun!!!! Couldn’t be happier, inspired and excited to begin this … Continue reading Demi Lovato Hires Scooter Braun as Her New Manager

Selena Gomez on Why She Thinks Social Media Has Been ‘Really Terrible’ for Her Generation

She’s one of the most-followed people on Instagram with more than 150 million followers, but Selena Gomez has a tricky relationship with social media. While promoting her new film The Dead Don’t Die at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, the singer and actress, 26, opened up about her fears about the impact social media has … Continue reading Selena Gomez on Why She Thinks Social Media Has Been ‘Really Terrible’ for Her Generation

WATCH: First Trailer for Freeform’s “Party of Five” Reboot Starring Latino Cast and Focusing on Immigrant Family

There’s a new Party of Five in town. On Tuesday, Freeform debuted the first trailer for the upcoming reboot at the Walt Disney Television Upfront presentation in New York City. In this remake of the classic series, the Acosta family learns to cope with separation when their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico. The … Continue reading WATCH: First Trailer for Freeform’s “Party of Five” Reboot Starring Latino Cast and Focusing on Immigrant Family

Demi Lovato Thanks Friends Who Helped Her Through ‘Darkest Moments’

Demi Lovato is showing some love to her best friends who have helped her through some of her “darkest moments.” After returning from her recent vacation to Bora Bora with pals Sara Elizabeth Mitchell a.k.a. Sirah and Matthew Scott Montgomery, Lovato, 26, opened up about the importance of their friendship, especially in the wake of … Continue reading Demi Lovato Thanks Friends Who Helped Her Through ‘Darkest Moments’

Camila Cabello to Make Film Acting Debut in Modern “Cinderella” Retelling from Sony

Camila Cabello’s world will never be the same. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is set to make her feature acting debut, teaming with Kay Cannon, the director of Blockers, for a new telling of the classic fairy tale Cinderella. Cabello will not only star in the project, set up at Sony's Columbia label, but also will be integrally involved … Continue reading Camila Cabello to Make Film Acting Debut in Modern “Cinderella” Retelling from Sony

Rita Moreno to Receive 2019 Peabody Career Achievement Award

The Peabody Awards board of jurors announced on Thursday that Rita Moreno will receive the 2019 Peabody career achievement award. The honor is annually given to individuals whose work and commitment to electronic media has left a positive mark on the field. "Rita Moreno is a unique talent who has not only broken barriers, but … Continue reading Rita Moreno to Receive 2019 Peabody Career Achievement Award

Emma Stone Congratulates Fellow Nominee Marina de Tavira in Sweet Note

Emma Stone and Marina de Tavira are technically competitors at the Oscars tonight, but there appears to be nothing but good feelings between the two. The “Roma” actress, who’s up for Best Supporting Actress, took to Instagram to share a brief note she received from her peer in “The Favourite”: “Marina, Congratulations! It’s a huge … Continue reading Emma Stone Congratulates Fellow Nominee Marina de Tavira in Sweet Note

WATCH: Alfonso Cuarón Makes History With Best Cinematography Win for ‘Roma’

In the first win of the night for Roma, Alfonso Cuarón took the Oscar for Best Cinematography, becoming the first DP to score an Academy Award for a movie he also directed. Cuarón shot his own film when frequent collaborator Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki wasn’t available and tonight noted, “It’s very well known that Billy Wilder … Continue reading WATCH: Alfonso Cuarón Makes History With Best Cinematography Win for ‘Roma’