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The Latin Recording Academy® Announces the Second Roster of Performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®

MIAMI (NOV. 5, 2019) — The Latin Recording Academy® today announced additional performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Aitana, Anitta, Pedro Capó, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Greeicy, Intocable, Nella, Reik, Rosalía, and Alejandro GRAMMY® and GRAMMY® winner Pepe Aguilar, and past Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY nominees Los Ángeles Azules, also join the star-studded lineup.  In addition, current nominees Camilo, De La Ghetto, Paula Fernandes, Kany García, Christian Nodal, and Tommy Torres join as join previously announced performers Paula Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alejandro Fernández, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, Juanes, Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, Olga Tañón, and Sebastián Latin GRAMMY winner, 2006 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™, and two-time GRAMMY winner Ricky Martin, alongside internationally renowned actresses  Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega, will host…
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Art & Life

THE 20TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS

Alejandro Fernández, Alex Fernández, and Vicente Fernández will perform together for the first time accompanied by Mariachi Sol de México MIAMI (OCT. 29, 2019) — The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the first roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Paula  Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, and Sebastián Yatra, in addition to Latin GRAMMY® winners Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, and Olga Tañó; The 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™ and current Latin GRAMMY nominee Juanes will also perform a medley from his iconic ;Mariachi Sol de México will accompany the Fernándezes as the musical dynasty performs together for the first…
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Actor Huffman Starts Serving Prison Time in College Scam

VOA News By AP SAN FRANCISCO - “Desperate Housewives'' star Felicity Huffman — aka prisoner No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy mothers and fathers trying to get their children into elite schools. Huffman's husband, actor William H. Macy, dropped her off at the Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin, a low-security prison for women in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to TASC Group, which represents Huffman. The prison has been described by media as “Club Fed,'' making its way onto a Forbes list…
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Facebook Plans Its Own Currency for 2 Billion-Plus Users

VOA News/Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, ;The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms. But the effort, which Facebook is launching with partners including PayPal, Uber, Spotify, Visa and Mastercard, could also complicate matters for the beleaguered social network. Facebook is currently under federal investigation over its privacy practices, and along with other…
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It’s a Boy for Meghan and Prince Harry!

"It's a Boy!" Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan announced on their official Instagram account VOA News " We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz.," the message said. Officials said Prince Harry was at his wife's side during the birth but the location has not yet been disclosed. According to the statement, baby and mother are doing well. "The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well. The couple thank members of…
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Bill Cosby Fighting $1M/Month Legal Bill in Arbitration

VOA NEWS- Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, PA. — A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims the $9 million bill from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to below $7 million. Cosby, 81, accuses the firm of elder abuse and “egregious” billing practices, and of fraud for representing both him and the insurance company he was battling in court,…
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Art & Life

Donation Ceremony for the Gift of Dragon Boats to Rhode Island

TAIWAN – The Rhode Island Delegation, led by Lt. Governor Dan McKee, attended a donation ceremony for the gift of Dragon Boats to the City of Pawtucket. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office donated the boats as a continuation of their ongoing partnership in support of Pawtucket’s Taiwan Day Festival, which brings thousands of people to Pawtucket and the Blackstone Valley every year. The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) for the Republic of China (Taiwan) on April 17th and hosted by Deputy Minister Hsu Szu-chien. The ceremony underscored the commitment to deepening people-to-people and cultural…
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LINDA PERRY TO BE HONORED AT 2019 A NIGHT AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®

GALA BENEFITING MUSIC EDUCATION WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUN. 29 LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (APRIL 23, 2019) — GRAMMY Museum® presents Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum on Saturday, Jun. 29. Proceeds from the benefit gala will provide essential support for the GRAMMY Museum Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to music education and preservation initiatives. The gala will be held at the GRAMMY Museum and The Novo at is being recognized at the 2019 Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum gala for her considerable creative accomplishments as a music producer and songwriter and longtime supporter of a number…
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More Fan Access at July 2019 Race Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

More Fan Access at July 2019 Race Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Fans can be closer to the racing action than ever with new and expanded fan experiences during the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, July 19-21. LOUDON, – New Hampshire Motor Speedway is making several improvements that will enhance the fan experience starting with this year’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, July 19-21, including a new pre-race setup, infield and turn three camping, Infield Experience, more drink rails and a new Fan Zone layout. Fans will have the chance to get closer than ever to the drivers…
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EL MERENGUE DE “LA TAÑON” Y EL REGGAETON DE J. ALVAREZ SE UNEN EN “QUE FLUYA”

OLGA TAÑON Y J. ALVAREZ SE UNIRAN EN EL ESCENARIO DE LA NOCHE DE PREMIOS TU MUSICA URBANO 2019 Miami, Florida | La estrella internacional del merengue y del género tropical Olga Tañón, se une al reconocido intérprete del género urbano J Álvarez, para darle vida al sencillo “Que f Fluya”, el cual tendrá su lanzamiento el 20 de marzo. “La mujer de fuego” Olga Tañón, deja una vez más en claro su vigencia y versatilidad como artista al unirse a uno de los grandes intérpretes del género urbano J Álvarez, en un tema que “nace” de la composición de…
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