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Filipino American Teen Makes Waves on The Voice

posted by Cathy Sun

Anatalia Villaranda

Anatalia Villaranda joins Team Keys on The Voice

A 16 year old Filipino American girl blew all the judges away after her remarkable blind audition on The Voice, a singing competition in the United States.
Anatalia Villaranda sang Bruno Mars’ “Runaway Baby” in the latest season of the show and received standing ovations … Read more

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Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

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AAPI Artists Score At Grammy Awards

posted by Randall
Bruno Mars Prince Tribute

Bruno Mars brought down the house with his tribute to the late Prince at the Grammy Awards.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

No doubt, one of these years Joey Alexander, the 13-year old jazz prodigy from Indonesia will win a Grammy; just not this year.


For the second year in a
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Zayn Malik voted Top New Artist; fashion oops & downs at the American Music Awards

posted by Randall
Zayn Malik at American Music Awards

Zayn Malik receives his award as New Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards.

By Ed Diokno

Asian Americans had their moments in the spotlight at the American Music Awards Sunday as presenters and award recipients.

Teen-heartthrob Zayn Malik was named New Artist of the Year for his first solo album after leaving … Read more

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Bruno Mars Featured on both 60 Minutes and American Music Awards

posted by Louis Chan

Bruno Mars in 24K Magic

Bruno Mars from his new video 24k Magic

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Bruno Mars dominated the airwaves last night on broadcast television.

First he was featured in an extensive story on 60 Minutes where he talked about his early career at Little Elvis, his life living with his homeless family, the trouble … Read more

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Bruno Mars, Norah Jones Release New Songs

posted by Randall

Bruno MarsBy Ed Diokno

Bruno Mars and Norah Jones, two big-name Asian American artists, released their newest singles on the same day, Friday.

It has been almost four years since Mars last album, Grammy-winning Unorthodox Jukebox; and two years since the mega-smash single Uptown Funk. The new album will feature 12 new cuts including … Read more

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Bruno Mars to Release New Single Friday

posted by Randall

Bruno Mars Accepts VMA Award for Best Male Video 2015Bruno Mars took to social media to announce the completion of his new album.

My album is done, he declared over Twitter.


He then tweeted out nine pieces of a jigsaw puzzle which he posted on his Instagram account.

When he was all … Read more

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Bruno Mars Wins Record of the Year at Grammy Awards

posted by Susan Chang
Bruno Mars at Grammys

Bruno Mars accepts Grammy for Record of the Year

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson took home two of the biggest prizes at the 58th Grammy Awards.

They won for Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group performance with Ronson’s Uptown Funk featuring Mars.

The two beat Florence and the … Read more

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Dancing in the Super Bowl Turned into a Dreamlike Experience for JabaWockeeZ Choreographer

posted by Randall
Bruno Mars and Phil Tayag at Super Bowl 50

Bruno Mars and Phil Tayag at Super Bowl 50

By Ed Diokno

Remember all the smooth dance moves Bruno Mars and his Hooligans performed in the video for Uptown Funk? The choreography was created by Phil Tayag, the Sacramento-based dancer who gained fame as a member of Asian American dance crew JabbaWockeeZ, the season1 … Read more

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12-Year-Old Prodigy Up for Grammy Award

posted by Randall
Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander

By Ed Diokno>

Joey Alexander has the world at its fingertips.

Unfortunately, the vast majority of the viewing audience won’t be able to watch or hear 12-year old Joey perform and possibly receive his Grammy this Sunday (Feb. 14).


The Indonesian American wunderkind has been nominated for two awards in the jazz … Read more


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