Latin Pop

Latin Pop music is rapidly becoming American music.

Forro in the Dark Brazilian Forro at Nublu

Wednesdays
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Live music by New York City’s leading Brazilian forro band. It’s Brazil night!

Chris Botti is the biggest-selling instrumental artist in the U.S.

Dec 9, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ The Italian-American jazz trumpet player who is the best-selling American instrumental artist riffs through his 15th annual holiday residency at The Blue Note

Opera singer Andrea Bocelli has one of the world’s most beautiful voices

Wed-Thu, December 18-19, 2019
CHELSEA, NYC ~ The Grammy-nominated Italian opera singer entrances Madison Square Garden

Happy Birthday Enrique Iglesias

Friday, May 8, 2020
MADRID, Spain ~ The King of Latin Pop was born in May 8, 1975

Happy Birthday Selena Gomez

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas ~ The Mexican-American actress and pop star was born on July 22, 1992

Tony Bennett is an Italian-American pop and jazz legend

Monday, August 3, 2020
Happy birthday Tony!

Happy Birthday Juanes

Sunday, August 9, 2020
CAROLINA DEL PRÍNCIPE, Colombia ~ The future Latin Grammy-winning pop-rocker and Ekhymosis front man was born in a small mountain town in Northern Antioquia.

Visitante Eduardo Cabra is Trending Tropics

Wed, September 4, 2019
HUDSON SQUARE, NYC ~ Eduardo Cabra of Calle 13, one of the producers who seems to be unlimited in the types of Latin music he makes well, brings his latest project, Trending Tropics to SOB’s

Alejandro Sanz Spanish flamenco pop #LaGira tour

Saturday, August 31, 2019
CHELSEA, NYC ~ The Spanish flamenco pop star brings his latest tour to Madison Square Garden

Locobeach will help you find success on the dance floor, but…

Monday, August 19, 2019
PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn ~ This fun Venezuelan psychedelic cumbia pop disco band plays Barbès

Salt Cathedral, Colombian pop that will make you muévelo

Friday, August 2, 2019
EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn ~ Colombian pop music makers Juli and Nico will make you move it softly at Elsewhere

Tulipa Ruiz brings Brazilian MPB to New York

Thursday, August 1, 2019
LINCOLN CENTER ~ The multi-talented, Latin Grammy-winning Brazilian singer-songwriter of MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) plays a free acoustic concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium

Buika, the Spanish Queen of Flamenco Soul at SummerStage

Sunday, June 30, 2019
African Spanish flamenco
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ The queen of Spanish flamenco soul

SummerStage 2019

June 1 – August 27, 2019
Summer live music dance theatre festival
NYC PARKS ~ African, Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Creole, Cuban, Dominican, French, Garifuna, Haitian, Indigenous, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish culture and more. FREE

Caetano Veloso ‘Ofertório’ at BAM

FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN; Fri-Sat Apr 12-13, 2019; Multi Grammy & Latin Grammy winner, Brazilian pop legend ~ Famous for 1960s Tropicália movement

Il Divo French Spanish pop opera at the Beacon Theatre

UPPER WEST SIDE; Sat, Apr 6, 2019; French Swiss American Spanish pop opera live music ~ One of the world’s favorite classical crossover vocal groups

Mariah Carey Venezuelan Pop at Radio City

MIDTOWN; Mon, Mar 25, 2019; African Venezuelan pop live music ~ One of the great voices of her generation

Latin Grammys 2018 ~ the biggest night in Latin music

UNIVISION, November 15, 2018 ~ Jorge Drexler (Uruguay), Luis Miguel (Mexico), and Rosalía (Spain) were 2018’s big winners. Watch videos of all the winners in this story.

Laura Pausini “Hazte Sentir” Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

November 15, 2018
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“Hazte Sentir” wins “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” Latin Grammy
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August 31, 2018
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
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March 16, 2018
‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album

Rosalía, the Millenial Flamenco Pop star, gives le petite mort new life

November 14, 2018 ~ The “Millenial Flamenco” Pop darling who blends Flamenco tradition with youth culture is the most interesting Latin musician to rise up in 2018.

Jorge Drexler “Telefonía” Song of the Year, Record of the Year

LAS VEGAS, UNIVISION, Thu, November 15, 2018 ~ “Telefonía” wins Record of the Year and Song of the Year Latin Grammys

ColombiaFest V ~ Colombian Food, Art, Investing & Gusi

October 20 – 21, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
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Penn Plaza Pavilion
Chelsea, Manhattan
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Taste the richness of Colombian food, art and culture. Explore opportunities to invest in Colombia. Colombians can receive basic consular services from the Colombian consulates of New York and Newark. Vallenato and Cumbia Pop star Gusi headlines.
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FREE with registration

Italian – American Lady Gaga is one of the biggest stars in Pop

March 28, 1986 ~ Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian – American pop star, was born in New York City.
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Brazilian Samba legend Seu Jorge plays Brasil Summerfest at the Blue Note

Brasil Summerfest
Blue Note
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
August 1-5 & 8-12, 2018

Luis Fonsi’s ‘Échame la Culpa’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

I don’t know why he’s asking. I always get blamed.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Shakira’s ‘Chantaje’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

Shakira knows how to blackmail.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Selena for Sanctuary tributes the Mexican – American Tejano legend

Featuring Mon Laferte (Chilean), Cuco (Mexican – American), Gaby Moreno (Guatemalan) and Nina Diaz (Mexican – American), with guest appearances by Chris Perez (Selena’s husband), Omar Apollo (Mexican – American) and August Eve. DJ Riobamba (Ecuadorian – Lithuanian).
Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Thursday, July 26, 2018
FREE

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance, movies and word

LINCOLN CENTER, Jul 25-Aug 12, 2018, Summer music festival with African, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican and Puerto Rican music, dance and word.

Ludovico Einaudi at Radio City Music Hall, Italian classical pop pianist

One of the Europe’s best-selling solo pianists.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Nano Stern is the best Chilean singer-songwriter of his generation

CUNY Graduate Center
Elebash Recital Hall
Murray Hill, Manhattan
Friday, May 4, 2018

Maluma’s “F.A.M.E” Latin Grammy Nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018 Univision
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Latin Grammys 2018
Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album nominee: “F.A.M.E.”

Grammys 2018 were a huge fail. ‘Despacito’ is Song of the Decade!

January 28, 2018 ~ ‘Despacito’ entered global popular culture. The entire world is singing in Spanish!
~ 2017’s most-streamed song
~ 2017’s most-purchased song
~ 16 weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100, tying the all-time record
~ “One of the biggest global hits ever”
I never even heard the winning song.The Recording Academy ignored the Latin community and the entire world. Why RA President Mr. Neil Portnow?

Ricardo Arjona ‘Ella’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Ana Gabriel from Mexican Rancheras to Latin Pop

Madison Square Garden
The Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Reik is a Latin Pop trio from Mexicali

United Palace
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Gloria Trevi is the Mexican Madonna

Madison Square Garden
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Bebe siempre me quedara at Irving Plaza

Spanish pop
Irving Plaza
17 Irving Pl, Union Square
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Camilo Sesto “70” “Algo de Mi,” “Perdóname,” “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Spanish pop legend
United Palace Theatre
4140 Broadway
Washington Heights
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Paloma San Basilio & Raul Di Blasio at the Beacon Theatre

UPPER WEST SIDE; Sat Apr 15, 2017; Spanish Argentine pop live music ~ “Tal Como Somos” tour

Luz Pinos is a bright new star of South American Pop

March 30, 2017
DROM ~ The New York-based Ecuadorian pop singer-songwriter’s debut album ‘Mariposa Azul’ features Paquito D’Rivera and Luisito Quintero

59th Grammy Awards (2017)

Staples Center
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Latin Talent in the MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 VMAs were at
Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016.