Natiruts, Marley, Aparicio sing for unity of the Americas
This image released by Sony Music Brazil shows cover art for the single for America Vibra, a trilingual song featuring Ziggy Marley and the Academy-Award nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio. “América Vibra” was released Wednesday — the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration — as a nod to a new beginning. We are bridges,” recites the Oscar-nominated actress in Spanish before Marley and Natiruts vocalist Alexandre Carlo sing about social justice and environmental protection in English and Portuguese, respectively. “The purpose was the same, the unity of the Americas,” Carlo said. For the Spanish part of the song, they wanted a woman, and Aparicio, an actress and activist of Mixtec origin, provided even greater representation.
Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big
(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)NEW YORK – A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by male acts — on Thursday night with “Un Canto Por México, Vol. Lafourcade didn't attend the Latin Grammys, which aired live on Univision and featured a number of performances, most of them pre-taped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Grammy, Emmy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda kicked off the Latin Grammys with a strong message about Latin music. Speaking in Spanish and English, he said Latin music “unites all of us and makes us human.”“This is our night,” he added.
Zendaya, Yalitza Aparicio, Constance Wu and More Stars Invited to Join the Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is embracing and championing diversity in a bigger way than ever before. The organization sent out a slew of invitations to potential voting members, including Zendaya, Awkwafina, Constance Wu, and John David Washington, to name a few. Notably, Booksmart director Olivia Wilde, as well as the film's stars, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, were invited as well. "The Academy is delighted to welcome these distinguished fellow travelers in the motion picture arts and sciences," Academy President David Rubin said in a statement released Wednesday. The Academy announced last month that the 93rd Academy Awards will be postponed until April 25 -- two months later than originally planned -- due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Oscars 2019: 'Roma', la 'obra de arte' de Alfonso Cuarn, podra ser la primera cinta de idioma extranjera en ganar mejor pelcula
Aparte de ser distribuida por Netflix, el largometraje en blanco y negro es en espaol y es protagonizado por una actriz sin experiencia previa.Sin embargo, ser una de las pelculas que triunfar en los Oscar. Cleo es querida en el hogar donde vive y trabaja, especialmente cuidando a cuatro nios. En, Cuarn escribi, dirigi y particip en la cinematografa de la cinta.La protagonista, Cleo, es interpretada por Yalitza Aparicio, una ex maestra quien hizo su debut como actriz. Nunca me imagin que todo lo que ahora estoy viviendo, que una pelcula sera basada en m. "Si gana mejor pelcula,sera la primera cinta en otro idioma que aclamara el Oscar ms grande.abc13.com
Yalitza Aparicio Sets the Record Straight on Diego Luna and Her Dating Life (Exclusive)
Despite what the internet might think, Yalitza Aparicio and Diego Luna aren't getting married... just yet. "Really, that story came out of a photo when we were at the Oscars, when we came into contact with Diego, we crossed paths. I'm really enjoying this stage of my life, and I haven't really taken the time to focus on pursuing relationships," she told ET. I didn't realize that everything that I was doing had so much impact on so many people, so to see myself on that list really celebrated that," she said. RELATED CONTENT:Yalitza Aparicio's Mom Calls Daughter's Oscar Nomination an 'Unforgettable Dream''Roma' Star Yalitza Aparicio Dishes on the Roles She's Turned Down (Exclusive)'Roma' Star Yalitza Aparicio Reacts to Her First Oscar Nomination (Exclusive)