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Ariana DeBose is First Afro-Latina and First Openly Queer Woman of Color to Win an Oscar

Virginia Isaad
Afro-Latina Ariana DeBose‘s role as Anita in West Side Story marked her first major film starring role and now she’s also celebrating another first after her best supporting Oscar win. During the 94th Academy Awards ceremony DeBose, who is of...
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‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ is Officially No.1 in the U.S.

Virginia Isaad
Encanto’s soundtrack has basically been on repeat since its release in November of last year so its massive success is not surprising. “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” hit No.1 on Spotify and the soundtrack became the sixth animated soundtrack in...
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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is Disney’s Highest-Charting Song Since 1995

Virginia Isaad
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is the earworm that’s topping the charts since the release of Disney’s Encanto in November. The catchy track that’s gone viral and hit the No.1 spot on Spotify has climbed the Billboard Hot...
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‘Encanto’ & ‘West Side Story’ Win Big at Golden Globes 2022

Virginia Isaad
If you feel like you missed the 2022 Golden Globes this year, you didn’t. The awards show didn’t air on TV, instead the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced the winners on Twitter Sunday night, with no media in attendance...
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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from ‘Encanto’ Hits #1 on US Spotify Chart

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Lin-Manuel Miranda undoubtedly had an amazing year in 2021, and his success is only continuing in 2022. The Puerto Rican songwriter and playwright, penned the soundtrack for the hit Disney film, Encanto, released in November and had all of us...
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Latina-Owned Alamar Cosmetics Releases Special ‘Encanto’ Collection

Virginia Isaad
Latina-owned beauty brand Alamar Cosmetics, founded by Cuban American Gabriela Trujillo, launched its largest collection yet in collaboration with Disney’s Encanto and it all started with a DM. Trujillo founded Alamar — named after the barrio in Havana where she...
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Encanto’ Clip Featuring Maribel Voiced by Stephanie Beatriz

Virginia Isaad
We’re all excitedly anticipating the release of Disney’s Encanto set in Colombia and centered on the magical Madrigal family. The all-star Latinx cast includes Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Wilmer Valderrama, and Diane Guererro who all play characters with different powers...
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Disney Releases Teaser Trailer for ‘Encanto’ Set in Colombia with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Virginia Isaad
The teaser trailer for Disney’s Encanto, set in Colombia, just dropped and we couldn’t be more excited. With songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and its lead role featuring Colombian and Argentine-American actor Stephanie Beatriz (In the Heights and Brooklyn 99), Encanto...