Apple Announces iTunes Latino

Nov 1st, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple today announced the launch of iTunes Latino, a dedicated area within the US iTunes Store ( featuring Latin music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks and podcasts. iTunes Latino offers hundreds of thousands of Latin and international music tracks, including exclusive tracks and albums available only on iTunes.“Latin music has been a huge hit on iTunes and now we’re bringing music fans even more of what they love in a dedicated area on the iTunes Store,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of iTunes.

The iTunes Latino area on the iTunes Store is dedicated to Latin and Latin influenced music in many genres including Regional Mexicano, Rock Alternativo, Baladas y Boleros, Pop Latino, Reggaeton and Hip-Hop. iTunes Latino includes exclusives, albums, EP’s and tracks from leading Latino artists such as David Bisbal, Daddy Yankee, Aterciopelados, Marco Antonio Solis, Paulina Rubio, Mana, Cafe Tacuba and Luny Tunes y Tainy, with exclusive music videos from Juanes, Mach & Daddy and Luis Fonsi.

In addition, over 50 Latin-focused iTunes Essentials compilations and Celebrity Playlists by artists such as Sergio Mendes, Julieta Venegas and Alejandra Guzman are available for download. Hit TV shows from Telemundo such as “Pasion de Gavilanes” and “‘El Cuerpo del Deseo” are also available beginning today, in addition to a number of Spanish audiobooks and podcasts.

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  1. […] To date, iTunes Latino have more than 50 Essential compilations and celebrity play lists from Latin artists such as Alejandra Guzman, Sergio Mendes and Julieta Venegas. Subscribers may now start downloading them together with hit TV programs from Telemundo as well as several episodes of Spanish podcasts and audio books. […]

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