Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement and Trustees Awards

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.04.2006 - Award Shows, Musica

Latin Recording Academy.gifThe Latin Recording Academy announced the recipients of Lifetime Achievement and Trustees Awards for 2006. César Camargo Mariano, León Gieco, Graciela, Rickie Ray & Bobby Cruz, Paloma San Basilio, Alberto Vázquez and Johnny Ventura will receive the 2006 Latin Recording Academy® Lifetime Achievement Award. Rafael Escalona and Alejandro Quintero will be honored with the Trustees Award.

Full press release with details and bios after the jump.

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Latinas Save the MTV VMAs

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.04.2006 - Award Shows, Christina Aguilera, Shakira

Christina aguilera1.jpgCritics worldwide are bashing the MTV Video Music Awards saying that they were bland, predictable, and just plain full of themselves. The underlying theme in most of the backlash credits the performances from Justin Timberlake, Shakira, and Christina Aguilera as the only moments of the night worth mentioning.

Shakira performed “Hips Don’t Lie” dressed in an arabic harem outfit while Christina sang “Hurt” while she wore a red dress and proved that she doesn’t have to be dirrty to get people’s attention.

This proves the theory that in order to get a party going you have to have a couple of latinos to get things started the right way.

Pilar Montenegro Single Again

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.04.2006 - Amor, Pilar Montenegro

Pilar Anton.jpgGentlemen listen up! Pilar Montenegro has confirmed that she is indeed very single. On Escandalo TV she anounced that she recently broke up with Anton Fajardo but she says that she is figuring out if she wants to get back together or leave things as is. Somewhere out there, Jorge Reynoso, her ex-husband, is smirking inside.

Gwen Stefani buys Jennifer Lopez’s Former House

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.04.2006 - Chisme

Gwen and Jennifer.jpgThe Beverly Hills home that used to belong to Jennifer Lopez has been sold to Gwen Stefani and rocker husband Gavin Rossdale for $15.5 milion. According to EOG News:

The 10,000-sq.-ft., four-bedroom house, built in 1998, is in a gated community off Mulholland Drive and rests at the end of a 250-ft. driveway with its own gate. Nazarian tells the Journal the ultra-private home is “designed for a celebrity.”

Gwen will live there with husband and three-month old Kingston.

Pele Still Has It

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.01.2006 - Chisme

Pele.jpgProving that he is as much of a legend today as he was while playing soccer, Pele received a standing ovation at Primola from a dinner crowd that included Caroline Hirsch, architect Charles Gwath Mey, and Freddie Prinze Jr. according to Page Six.