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La Screenings: Endemol Shine North America Preps English-Language Celia Cruz Bio-Series (Exclusive)

La Screenings: Endemol Shine North America Preps English-Language Celia Cruz Bio-Series (Exclusive)
The queen of Latin music, Celia Cruz, is coming to the small screen in English, thanks to Endemol Shine North America and Major TV, which have jointly optioned the rights to Celia Cruz’s best-selling autobiography, “Celia: My Life.”

Triple Emmy-winning film and TV producer-director-choreographer Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”) will serve as executive producer and direct the series. Flavio Morales, executive vice president, Endemol Shine Latino, U.S. Initiatives, will also serve as an Ep.

This is not the first time a TV series has been made about Cruz. In 2015, NBC Universal’s Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo aired an 80-episode telenovela about the iconic singer,
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Fan actress Waluscha De Sousa joins Time To Dance along with Sooraj Pancholi and Isabelle Kaif

Waluscha De Sousa will now be a part of the Remo D’Souza production Time To Dance which stars Sooraj Pancholi and Katrina Kaif’s sister Isabelle Kaif in the lead. Details of her role are being kept under wraps. Despite the fact that it is yet to be revealed about the kind of style Waluscha will be using in the film, we hear that she has been learning a variety of dance forms ranging from Salsa, Tango to Waltz, Cha Cha and Rumba for the film. In fact, she recently confessed to the media that dance has been a part of her daily workout regime.

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Electric Boogaloo, the wild untold story of Cannon Films

Director and documentarian Mark Hartley scores both a film history and comedy success with this ‘wild, untold’ account of the 1980s film studio that was both revered and despised by everyone who had contact with it. The ‘cast list’ of interviewees is encyclopedic, everybody has a strong opinion, and some of them don’t need four-letter words to describe their experience!

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

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Starring: Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus, Al Ruban, Alain Jakubowicz, Albert Pyun, Alex Winter, Allen DeBevoise, Avi Lerner, Barbet Schroeder, Bo Derek, Boaz Davidson, Cassandra Peterson, Catherine Mary Stewart, Charles Matthau, Christopher C. Dewey, Christopher Pearce, Cynthia Hargrave, Dan Wolman, Daniel Loewenthal, David Del Valle, David Paulsen, David Sheehan, David Womark, Diane Franklin, Dolph Lundgren, Edward R. Pressman,
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Maureen McCormick: Dancing With the Stars Injury Is the Most Painful Thing That's Ever Happened to Me

Maureen McCormick: Dancing With the Stars Injury Is the Most Painful Thing That's Ever Happened to Me
Maureen McCormick isn't letting a little pain stand in her way. The Brady Bunch star took to the Dancing With the Stars dance floor with professional partner Artem Chigvintsev and did the Salsa to Gloria Estefan's "Tres Deseos," beating her opponents Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. All this with a back that is not cooperating. "I'm getting an Mri, so that's good. It's been one of the most painful things I've ever had happen to me, I think maybe the most. 'Cause every time we've had a rehearsal, we've had to stop and it's like bone-to-bone, it's like a knife, just going all over…I couldn't do the steps, so we had to go visit doctors, we spent the night at...
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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: week four – live

After Anthony and Oti were knocked out last week, who will be next to leave Scd’s dancefloor?

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So that’s it for another Strictly week! Only 12 couples remain, and I’ll be back next Saturday with sparkly bells on. Please join me then, it’s considerably more fun that way. If you can’t, please bring a note from your mum to Twitter @heidistephens.

Thanks everyone for joining in, and I’ll see you next week! Cheers Hx

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They depart to an off-key version of Careless Whisper, which seems somehow appropriate. I’m really glad you’re never going to dance again, Daniel.

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So dead-eyed Daniel is leaving on a jet plane back to count his millions in Ireland, and Kristina is finished for the season, having fulfilled her contractual obligations without any kind of love-triangle scandal. Well done Kristina, the nation loves you.
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Strictly Come Dancing: From S Club 7 to Frank Sinatra, get this week's song and dance list

Well, we've had our first 10 of the series on Strictly Come Dancing courtesy of Jay McGuiness - but will any more pop up on Saturday night? Well, we can start guessing now as the song and dance list is out:

1. Ainsley Harriott & Natalie Lowe

Dance: Waltz

Song: 'What a Wonderful World' - Louis Armstrong

2. Anita Rani & Gleb Savchenko

Dance: Samba

Song: 'Hips Don't Lie' - Shakira

3. Carol Kirkwood & Pasha Kovalev

Dance: Paso Doble

Song: 'Espana Cani' - Trad

4. Daniel O'Donnell & Kristina Rihanoff

Dance: American Smooth

Song: 'Fly Me to the Moon' - Frank Sinatra

5. Georgia May Foote & Giovanni Pernice

Dance: Quickstep

Song: 'Reach' - S Club 7

6. Helen George & Aljaz Skorjanec

Dance: Salsa

Song: 'Miami Sound Machine' - Doctor Beat

7. Jamelia & Tristan MacManus

Dance: Charleston

Song: 'Straight Up' - Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

8. Jay McGuiness & Aliona Vilani

Dance: Quickstep

Song: 'My Generation' - The
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2015 Latin American Music Awards: Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato & More Snag an Award—See the Complete Winners List!

2015 Latin American Music Awards: Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato & More Snag an Award—See the Complete Winners List!
Now that is how you kick off an inaugural awards show! Spanish-language music took center stage tonight at the Latin American Music Awards, the first of its kind to follow the American Music Awards' fan-voted platform. Hosted by Latin America's sweetheart and telenovela star Lucero, the evening delivered explosive performances from musical sensations across multiple genres including Paulina Rubio, Lil Jon, Shaggy and Daddy Yankee as well as appearances from Adrienne Bailon and Chiquis Rivera. Salsa icon Celia Cruz was honored with an unforgettable medley from Aymée Nuviola—who will portray the late singer in an upcoming Telemundo series—alongside singers...
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Celia Cruz Musical Drama, Telenovela Starring Lucero Among Telemundo’s New Programming High Notes

Celia Cruz Musical Drama, Telenovela Starring Lucero Among Telemundo’s New Programming High Notes
Telemundo said Tuesday that it’s spicing up its 2015-2016 lineup with a series starring a Mexican superstar and a musical drama revolving around the Queen of Salsa. Among the company’s new and returning programming announced May 12 in New York as part of the upfronts is the scripted drama series “Celia” based on the life of late Cuban-American music legend Celia Cruz. The Spanish language broadcaster is also rolling out the telenovela “La Indomable” (The Indomitable), featuring superstar Mexican singer, songwriter and actress Lucero. Telemundo says its weekday primetime ratings are up 20 percent year-to-date among adults 18-49, thanks to reality.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: week four as it happened

It was back to normal this week, Strictly fans: no theme, no guest judge and hopefully no crabs. Let the dancing commence!

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So thats its for another weekend! Ill be back next Saturday, and well do this all again. Thank you all for your comment box wisdom, you are all entirely brilliant and hilarious. Ill see you next week, and in the meantime please come and say hello on Twitter @heidistephens if youre in the vicinity. Have a good week! Hx

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Craig saves Mark and Karen, as does Darcey and Bruno. Len would have done likewise, so its a clean sweep for Mark and Karen. Which means its time for Tim and Natalie to go home he says some lovely things about Natalie and the honour of being on Strictly, and its all quite moving. Then Tims hand wanders off towards Natalies bottom and she gently moves it,
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Cheo Feliciano, Legendary Salsa Singer, Dies In Car Accident At 78

Salsa legend Jose Luis “Cheo” Feliciano died in a car crash Thursday morning in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 78.

Cheo Feliciano Dies

Felciano had been driving his Jaguar when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a light pole at 4:13 a.m., according to Puerto Rican police. It has yet to be reported how fast he was traveling at the time of the accident.

No other people were injured in the wreck. Feliciano, who did not like to wear a seatbelt according to his wife Coco, died at the scene.

“Father will live forever because he has given his music, his heart to his people,”Feliciano’s son José Enrique told El Nuevo Día. “Thank God we have his music to remember him by.”

Last year, Feliciano had been diagnosed with cancer and had been receiving treatments with the expectation of going into remission.

The Puerto
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Grammys 2014: Full winners list

Which music stars went home with awards at the 2014 Grammy Awards? Find out with this full winners list.

Winners in each category are bolded.

Record of the Year

"Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons

"Royals" -- Lorde

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thick feat. T.I. and Pharrell

Album of the year

"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk

"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar

"The Heist" -- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

"Red" -- Taylor Swift

Song of the year

"Just Give Me a Reason" -- Jeff Bhasker, Pink and Nate Ruess (Pink feat. Nate Ruess)

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine and Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars)

"Roar" -- Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry and Henry Walter (Katy Perry)

"Royals
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Strictly Come Dancing Week 11 song list and dance styles revealed

BBC One has confirmed the song choices and dance styles for this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing quarter-finals.

Last weekend, Mark Benton was eliminated from the competition after facing Ashley Taylor Dawson and his partner Ola Jordan in the dance-off.

This Saturday (December 7), the remaining six couples will perform another dance and then have the chance to earn up to six extra points in the Swing-a-thon.

The songs and dance styles in full are as follows:

Ashley and Ola - Salsa to 'Conga' by Gloria Estefan

Patrick and Anya - Rumba to 'When I Was Your Man' by Bruno Mars

Abbey and Aljaz - Viennese Waltz to 'Delilah' by Tom Jones

Sophie and Brendan - Tango to 'Material Girl' by Madonna

Susanna and Kevin - Argentine Tango to 'Smooth Criminal' by Michael Jackson

Natalie and Artem - Paso Doble to 'El Gato Montes' by Ramon Cortez Paso Doble Orchestra.
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Jennifer Lopez Honors Celia Cruz at 2013 American Music Awards

She's used to taking the stage and belting out her numerous hits, but tonight (November 24) Jennifer Lopez performed at the

2013 American Music Awards for another reason.

The three-time Ama winner paid tribute to the late iconic singer and Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, with a booty shaking mashup of some of her biggest hits.

Before making her arrival on the red carpet, JLo was already preparing for the memorable performance, tweeting a photo of Cruz with the caption reading, "I've got one very special person on my mind this morning! #AMAs."

“[Celia's] music was full of work and energy, it fills your soul and in your bones when you listen to it, you can’t help but dance, I feel like she made the world dance,” Lopez told The Associated Press. Check out her performance below!
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Jennifer Lopez Honors Celia Cruz at 2013 American Music Awards Performing

She's used to taking the stage and belting out her numerous hits, but tonight (November 24) Jennifer Lopez performed at the

2013 American Music Awards for another reason.

The three-time Ama winner paid tribute to the late iconic singer and Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, with a booty shaking mashup of some of her biggest hits.

Before making her arrival on the red carpet, JLo was already preparing for the memorable performance, tweeting a photo of Cruz with the caption reading, "I've got one very special person on my mind this morning! #AMAs."

“[Celia's] music was full of work and energy, it fills your soul and in your bones when you listen to it, you can’t help but dance, I feel like she made the world dance,” Lopez told The Associated Press. Check out her performance below!
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Jennifer Lopez Does Wild Booty Shake During Ama Celia Cruz Tribute

JLo showed off her powerful vocals and colorful dance skills at the AMAs while honoring the Queen of Salsa! She combined three Celia Cruz songs for her jaw-dropping performance — and accentuated them with three outfit changes!

Jennifer Lopez‘s performance at the 2013 American Music Awards on Nov. 24 paid a beautiful tribute to the late musical legend, Celia Cruz. JLo proved that she can really do it all: sing, dance, and get the whole crowd on their feet!

Jennifer Lopez Performance At AMAs — JLo Shakes Booty During Celia Cruz Tribute Celia Cruz, 'Quimbara' Take Our Poll

Jennifer, 44, honored Celia Cruz with a spicy mashup of her iconic songs! She turned the stage into a total dance party. Surrounded by sexy Latin dancers, Jennifer fit flawlessly into the dance performance as she twirled, shimmied, and flipped along with the dancers.

“[Celia's] music was full of work and energy, it fills your soul and
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Pitbull, Marc Anthony Stand Out at Rain-Drenched Latin Grammys

Pitbull, Marc Anthony Stand Out at Rain-Drenched Latin Grammys
Undeterred by a torrential rainstorm that shut down the green carpet, the stars of Latin music gathered to award Carlos Vives with song of the year for "Volvi a Nacer" at the Latin Grammys. People sexy man Pitbull won for best urban performance for "Echa Pa'lla (Manos Pa'rriba)" at the 14th annual awards show Thursday night in Las Vegas. "This is for all the Latinos in all the world," said the singer, who'll also be hosting the American Music Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. When Sergio George, a salsa producer from New York, won best salsa album for "Salsa Giant,
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Katy Perry to Open American Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez to Perform Celia Cruz Tribute

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Katy Perry to Open American Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez to Perform Celia Cruz Tribute
This year’s American Music Awards will be marked by a trio of special performances, with Katy Perry opening the ceremony and Jennifer Lopez performing a tribute to deceased Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz, ABC said Wednesday. Also read: Katy Perry Freaks Out Over ‘Ja’mie: Private School Girl’ Surprise Call (Video) Perry will kick off the event with a performance of her single “Unconditionally,” from her recently released album Prism. Meanwhile, TLC will celebrate their Ama return with a special performance featuring a yet-to-be named guest. Lopez, Perry and TLC will join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus,
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Celia Cruz: How the Late Cuban Singer's Google Doodle Came to Be

Celia Cruz: How the Late Cuban Singer's Google Doodle Came to Be
This article first appeared on Billboard.biz. Millions of Google users worldwide woke up this morning to find a Google-Doodle on the home page of a woman with multi-colored hair wearing a sweeping blue gown. It's the late Cuban singer Celia Cruz, who would have turned 88 years old on Monday.  Known as the "Queen of Salsa," Cruz, who recorded over 78 albums in her lifetime, has already been remembered with a postage stamp and honored with a National Endowment for the Arts and a Smithsonian Museum exhibit.  An exuberant presence, her image was immediately

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Google Doodle celebrates 'Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz

Google Doodle celebrates 'Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz
Google wants everyone to have a little azúcar this morning.

Today, the search engine celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of “Queen of SalsaCelia Cruz. The National Medal of the Arts recipient is considered one of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century. In her lifetime, she recorded 78 albums, and won multiple Grammys. The Smithsonian Museum even hosted an exhibit called Azucar: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz.

“There have been many posthumous tributes to Celia in these last 10 years, but this one by Google is certainly one of the most important and far-reaching,
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Google Doodle celebrates 'Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz

Google Doodle celebrates 'Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz
Google wants everyone to have a little azúcar this morning.

Today, the search engine celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of “Queen of SalsaCelia Cruz. The National Medal of the Arts recipient is considered one of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century. In her lifetime, she recorded 78 albums, and won multiple Grammys. The Smithsonian Museum even hosted an exhibit called Azucar: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz.

“There have been many posthumous tributes to Celia in these last 10 years, but this one by Google is certainly one of the most important and far-reaching,
See full article at EW.com - PopWatch »
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