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Karol G And Anuel AA Announced On Instagram That They Will Definitely Be Married In 2020

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you probably know that Karol G and Anuel AA were major players in the 2019 Latinx music game. Both artists (as well as Maluma) were listed as the most streamed Latinx artists of the year.

Separately, they have made serious names for themselves. Karol G is killing it as 2019’s most listened-to woman in urbano. “Tusa,” her latest—and possibly most celebrated—song of the year debuted at the top of Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, making history as the first female collaboration to do so. As for Anuel AA? He won Billboard’s 2019 Latin Music Award for New Artist of the Year, though he’s been on the scene since the early aughts and is considered a major pioneer of Latin trap music.

Although both Karol G and Anuel AA are independently famous, they’ve been making headlines together since they first started collaborating late in the summer of 2018, shortly after Anuel AA was released from prison for unlawful possession of a firearm. Their debut came in the form of the straight bop “Culpables,” and though fans everywhere speculated that they must be a thing, the artists insisted for months that they were just close friends. (At the Latin GRAMMYs in November of 2018, Karol G told Billboard: “We have a great friendship. Anuel is all yours, ladies.”)

But have you heard “Culpables?!” Not only is it an absolute jam—it recounts the story of two people who fall in love while they are dating other people (though these other people are also fooling around), and the lyrics (paired with chemistry shared by Karol G and Anuel AA in the music video) seemed to confirm back then that they were, for sure, a couple. But they continued to play with the public, staying silent in the face of rumors and avoiding any real PDA (during their first live performance of “Culpables” in Miami, Anuel went in for a kiss, and Karol seriously dodged him, causing people to think that what she’d said about them being “just friends” must actually be true).

But then it happened—on Anuel AA’s November 26 birthday, the couple made their relationship Instagram official, posting precious messages that (finally!) declared their love to the world.

Since then, they have assumed true power couple status. Three of their collaborative singles topped the charts in 2019: in January, “Culpables” peaked at No. 8; “Secreto” hit No. 4 in April; and “China” debuted at No. 2 in July. When they appeared together at Billboard’s Latin Music Awards in April, the world got their first red-carpet glimpse of them as not just a hyper-successful collaborative pair, but as an official romantic couple. That was also the moment we realized how serious of a couple they were. Because Karol G was wearing something very shiny on a certain finger—a jewel that had started many engagement rumors in the months prior to that awards show.

Although the couple didn’t speak much about their wedding plans last year, Karol G did share some ideas about how she envisioned her big day.

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“I think I want something super simple, something natural, something small,” she shared. “To be honest, I haven’t thought about the specific things because I want everything to be super simple and natural as possible.” She added, “In reality, what I want is for people not to stress about how they’re going to look and what they are going to wear. Or by the fact that there might be news outlets around, and we might feel restrained from having a good time.”

Though, of course, the superstar also mentioned some of the most necessary ingredients for a picture-perfect wedding: “I want there to be cakes and pastries all over the place, meats and pastas and sweets,” she said. “So my family, a super DJ and lots of food. And obviously the groom.”

And after an almost year-long engagement, Karol G’s vision will become a reality! Because the power pareja has announced via Instagram that they are definitely getting married in 2020.

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An exact date has yet to be shared, but Anuel AA captioned his Instagram post with the words “Este a año hay boda,” so fans everywhere rejoice! According to Entertainment Tonight, Anuel AA also wishes for a simple wedding, just like his wife-to-be.

“As long as I have the beach, we good,” he said. “All the family [there].”

So superfans of the “prince and princess of Latin music” can rest easy (and get excited!) knowing that wedding bells are on the horizon. Let’s hope that their union comes with some more hot releases to top the charts of 2020!

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Latinas Share The Movies They Love To Watch With Their Friends

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Latinas Share The Movies They Love To Watch With Their Friends

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Sure, we’re still in quarantine but that doesn’t mean all female bonding goes out the window! Cuddling up with your friends and staying in for a good movie is still totally possible thanks to Zoom and wine. And while our options of views might seem to be dwindling thanks to a lack of content on streamers…

Fortunately, Latinas are coming together to share the best movies to watch.

Check them out below!
“Practical Magic” –jessica_546

“Birds of Prey.”- brainsbeastbeauty

“Bridesmaids.” –

“Mean Girls” –dominiricanmarie


Paramount Pictures


“13 going on 30!” –_mariaaceves

“Twilight.” –vivaloscupcakes

“Moulin Rouge.” –ninasandra

“Practical Magic. “ isabel__maria__

Warner Bros.
Roadshow Entertainment

“Selena.” –momma_bear_of4

“Bridesmaids & Mean Girls.” –glamit_gabby

“Romy & Michelle, Legally Blonde, Devil Wears Prada, How to Lose A Guy In 10 Days, the Wedding Planner, Sex & the City.”- mixtapemcgee

“Aquamarine.” –itz_me_otra_vez

“Hustlers.” –mellowagrelo


STXfilms

“Legally blonde!! HELLO!! My big fat Greek wedding, anything hallmark.” –luvgabz

“Coyote ugly.” –sugarandstorytime

“Now & Then.” –l.a.momma

NOW AND THEN, Thora Birch, Gaby Hoffman, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Christina Ricci, 1995


“Riding in Cars with boys.” –mrs.ssg415

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Selena Gomez Releases New Spanish-Language Single ‘De Una Vez’ and Teases Full Spanish Album: ‘I’m Targeting My Heritage’

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Selena Gomez Releases New Spanish-Language Single ‘De Una Vez’ and Teases Full Spanish Album: ‘I’m Targeting My Heritage’

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Good news, Selenators! Word on the street is that Selena Gomez will soon be dropping her first-ever Spanish language album. The rumors started after Gomez dropped a surprising (and beautiful!) new Spanish-language single, “De Una Vez”.

Soon after the single dropped, rumors of a full Spanish-language studio album began to swirl when murals promoting “De Una Vez” and a yet-unreleased single “Baila Conmigo” popped up across, Mexico.

To make matters even better, Selena already dropped “De Una Vez”‘s music video.

The lush and imaginative video has been garnering praise for its inclusion of Latin American visuals and symbols. Gomez hired Tania Verduzco and Adrian Perez to direct her video–a husband and wife team who hail from Mexico and Spain, respectively and go by the moniker Los Pérez.

Of hiring Spanish speakers to direct her video, Gomez revealed to Vogue online that the decision was intentional. “If I was going to completely immerse myself into a project inspired by Latin culture, I wanted to work with native Spanish speaking creators,” she said.

And indeed, Verduzco and Perez tried to infuse as much Latin spirit into the video’s conception as possible.

“Magical realism has always been part of the Latin culture, whether it be in art or telenovelas,” Gomez told Vogue. “I wanted [to capture] that sense of a supernatural world.”

They accomplished this sense of magical realism by utilizing motifs from Mexican folk art, like Milagro, which is symbolized by the glowing heart that is beating within Gomez’s chest throughout the video.

“We wanted to play with powerful language and images. We designed the heart—we call it the Milagro in Mexican culture—and its light to be a metaphor for the healing throughout the story,” Verduzco told Vogue.

Selena Gomez fans are especially excited about this project because Gomez has long hinted at her desire to release a Spanish-language album.

Back in 2011, Gomez tweeted about her plans to eventually record an entire album in Spanish. “Can’t wait for y’all to hear the Spanish record;) it’s sounding so cool,” she wrote.

She retweeted the sentiment on Thursday with the comment: “I think it will be worth the wait”–which many fans took as confirmation that a full studio album is on its way.

It’s worth noting that Gomez has already dipped her toe into the Latin music scene with 2010’s “Un Año Sin Lluvia” and 2018’s DJ Snake, Ozuna and Cardi B collab, “Taki Taki”.

As for the difficulty of recording songs in a second language, Gomez said that it was a practice that came naturally.

“I actually think I sing better in Spanish. That was something I discovered,” she said in an interview for Apple Music. “It was a lot of work, and look, you cannot mispronounce anything. It is something that needed to be precise, and needed to be respected by the audience I’m going to release this for.”

She continued: “Of course I want everyone to enjoy the music, but I am targeting my fan base. I’m targeting my heritage, and I couldn’t be more excited.”

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