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Celebrity Birthdays, June 26

June 26th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Gretchen Wilson
Happy Birthday to Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick (1980), "Rushmore" actor Jason Schwartzman (1980), New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter (1974), country singer Gretchen Wilson (1973), record producer Irv Gotti (1970), actor Chris O'Donnell (1970), Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood (1969), "The Kids In The Hall" actor Mark McKinney (1959), singer Chris Isaak (1956), The Clash guitarist Mick Jones (1955), Brazilian singer/songwriter Gilberto Gil (1942), "The Lone Ranger" actor Jay Silverheels (1912; d. 1980), and Hungarian-born actor Peter Lorre (1904; d. 1964).
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Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Award Nominations

September 26th, 2006 1:02pm EDT
Shakira
The 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards nominations were announced today, and Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira led the nominations with five. Shakira's five nominations include: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Short Form Music Video for "La Tortura," and Album Of The Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Album for Fijación Oral Vol. 1.

Ricardo Arjona, Gustavo Cerati and Julieta Venegas garner four apiece; Calle 13, Chayanne, Gustavo Celis, Fonseca, Cachorro López, and Joan Sebastian are among those who earned three nods each.

Cabas, Café Tacuba, Diego El Cigala, Alejandra Gu...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 26

June 26th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Gretchen Wilson
Happy Birthday to Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick (1980), "Rushmore" actor Jason Schwartzman (1980), New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter (1974), country singer Gretchen Wilson (1973), record producer Irv Gotti (1970), actor Chris O'Donnell (1970), Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood (1969), "The Kids In The Hall" actor Mark McKinney (1959), singer Chris Isaak (1956), The Clash guitarist Mick Jones (1955), Brazilian singer/songwriter Gilberto Gil (1942), "The Lone Ranger" actor Jay Silverheels (1912; d. 1980), and Hungarian-born actor Peter Lorre (1904; d. 1964).
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Explore the Sounds of Brazil With Eagerly Anticipated Musical Travelogue, Coming to CD/DVD June 13

June 1st, 2006 10:00pm EDT
Moro No Brasil
Creating a new DVD division, Milan Entertainment has announced the release of "Moro No Brasil," (aka "The Sound of Brazil") Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki's 2500 mile journey to discover the amazing diversity of Brazilian musical culture. Far beyond the familiar Samba and Bossa Nova, Kaurismaki's travels uncover an astonishing diversity of musical styles including Frevo, Maracatu, Coco, Embolada and Forro, meeting musicians, singers and dancers who show the overwhelming force of music in the often difficult daily life of Brazil. Kaurismaki's subjects run the gamut from the members of th...
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Bono Meets With Brazilian President

February 20th, 2006 11:07am EST
U2
Campaigning rocker Bono met with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva yesterday, to discuss making poverty history. The singer flew to the capital Brasilia for a meeting with 'Lula' and Culture minister Gilberto Gil, ahead of U2's concerts in Sao Paolo tonight and tomorrow.

The rocker is hopeful their shared passion for fighting poverty will change the world.

Bono said after arriving in the city, "It is a dream to be here because Lula is fighting against poverty not only here but also in Africa. I feel very enthusiastic about it."

U2's first gig in Brazil comes just...
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New Sergio Mendes Album 'Timeless' Is Loaded With Guests

January 26th, 2006 12:00pm EST
Sergio Mendes
It's not often an album comes along that truly blends two distinct cultures in an innovative way. That album is Timeless (click for review) by Sergio Mendes, due out on February 14 as a co-release by Concord Records and Starbucks Hear Music. Produced by and featuring will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, Timeless is a wholly original blend of music from one of the most internationally successful Brazilian musicians of all time, Sergio Mendes, who--40 years ago--brought Brasil '66 and "Mas Que Nada" to the world.

Will and Sergio brought in the Black Eyed Peas, one of hip-hop's premier arti...
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