News: Ballin! Pitbull to Join LeBron James and Other NBA Stars for ESPN & ABC’s Playoffs Tip-Off Broadcast Opening

Written by Joyce J on April 16

According to The Wrap, Pitbull will be starring in ESPN’s Playoffs Tip-Off, an NBA broadcast opening. Also making appearances with Pitbull are NBA superstars LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Chris Paul, Joakim Noah and Stephen Curry.

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The opening is set to “Timber” and will premiere Saturday on ABC and ESPN. will exclusively debut the curtain raiser sometime this week.

Pitbull #BreakfastInBarbados 104.5 CHUM FM Interview

Written by Joyce J on April 11

Pitbull interview from 104.5 CHUM FM’s Roger Darren and Marilyn Breakfast in Barbados event. Photos will be posted on instagram and facebook.

Award Show News: Pitbull Nominated for 2 Billboard Music Awards #BBMAs

Written by Joyce J on April 9

Big congratulations goes to Pitbull for being a finalist at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards! Pitbull is nominated for not one, but TWO awards! Pitbull will be up against Jay-Z, Drake, Eminem, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for Top Rap Artist & for Best Rap Song (Timber ft. Kesha) against Jay z, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (two songs), and Eminem.

Pitbull is also nominated for “Social Artist of the Year” at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards which will broadcast live from Miami April 24 on the Telemundo network.



The Billboard Music Awards will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, May 18th 8pm/7c on the ABC network!

New Music: “We Are One (Ole Ola)” – Pitbull ft. Jennifer Lopez & Claudia Leitte #WorldCup

Written by Joyce J on April 8

“Put your flags up in the sky!” Only 65 more days until the kick off of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil and what better way to countdown the days with some music! The official world cup song with Pitbull featuring Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte was released yesterday on iTunes in several countries! You can purchase it here or listen to it below.

The track is apart of the One Love, One Rhythm – The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Album and is already #2 on the Brazilian iTunes charts! The video will be released soon (check out behind the scenes photos) and the trio will also be performing at the opening world cup ceremony on June 12th!

Pitbull ft. Jennifer Lopez & Claudia Leitte – We Are One (Ole Ola) – (Olodum Mix)

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Pitbull Weekly Round Up: Appearances, Wild Wild Love Reaches 1M Views, Music News…

Written by Joyce J on April 4

Here is a weekly-round up of all the Pitbull action from over the past week + a few website updates and upcoming events.


In case you missed it…
On Monday, Pitbull hit the stage with a performance of “Timber” and performed his song “Wild Wild Love” with G.R.L. The concert was held inside due to the weather. Pitbull later was asked a few questions from fans. Check out all of the highlights here.

The music video to “Wild Wild Love” was also released on Monday and the music video currently has over 1 million views on Vevo!

On Tuesday, Pitbull (for the first time ever), gave a very candid interview with shock jock Howard Stern. From music to entrepreneurship to partying to sex – Pitbull left nothing to the imagination (well, maybe a little). Listen if you haven’t already.

Later that night, Pitbull and G.R.L. gave another energetic performance of Wild Wild Love in the Big Apple on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

On Site
Since it was throwback Thursday, I decided to change the website up a little and resulted to using one of my most favorite (and viewer favorites as well) layouts. The re-launch of the Purple Miami theme (titled “Keys to the City”). But that’s not all! The website can now been seen with a friendly mobile version (slider for updates, contact/social media info, share buttons) and it works on all mobile devices.


Song Charts (US)
Billboard Hot 100 – “Timber” (#13), “Wild Wild Love” (#82), “MMM Yeah” (#62)
iTunes Charts – “Timber” (#25), “Wild Wild Love” (#30), “MMM Yeah” (#38)
iTunes Music Videos – “Wild Wild Love” (#6), “MMM Yeah” (#18), “Timber” (#23), “I’m a Freak” (#68)
Latino iTunes – “Timber” (#1), “Wild Wild Love” (#2), “I’m a Freak” (#14)

Concert Calendar Update
Update your calendars for another Pitbull concert! Pit will be opening performer at the Great Allentown Fair in Allentown, Pennsylvania on August 6th! Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 12 via ticketmaster.

Next week (April 10th), Pitbull along side Enrique Iglesias and MAGIC! will be having “Breakfast In Barbados” with CHUM FM with a concert in the Barbados!

In Music
That wait is OVER! Pitbull annunced earlier today on twitter, that the official World Cup song, “We Are One (Ole Ola)” (ft. JLo and Claudia Leitte) will be released this coming Tuesday, April 8th!



- Corazon, Carlos Santana’s upcoming album will feature the track “Oye 2014″ with Pitbull. Pre-order on iTunes. LP will be available May 6th!
- Veronica Vega and Pitbull’s “Wicked” is now available on iTunes!
- Nick Cannon’s LP White People Party Music is up on iTunes. Nick as a track with Pitbull called “America”. Last year the song was released, but it was unfinished.
- You may have heard this track on the International Takeover mixtape. Now you can get “Forever Your Girl” (Ty ft. Pitbull) on iTunes!

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Pitbull on the TODAY Show – March 31, 2014 #PitbullTODAY

Written by Joyce J on March 31

Pitbull an G.R.L. both rocked the house on NBC’s TODAY show this morning! During the festivities, Pitbull talked about his recent partnership with Playboy, his recent article in The Hollywood Reporter, as well as answered a few fan questions. Check out photo and video highlights below.

MORE PHOTOS: TV Appearances – 2014 – Pitbull on NBC’s TODAY

Reminders – Pitbull Appearances for This Week #PitbullTODAY, Wild Wild Love, Jimmy Fallon, Howard Stern…

Written by Joyce J on March 30

It’s going to be a very busy week, Pitbull fans! Here are just a few reminders for Pitbull’s upcoming appearances and releases for the week of March 31 – so set your DVRs!

Monday, March 31, 2014
• Bringing the Miami heat to the TODAY Show on NBC (7am/est), Pitbull will be performing a collection of his hits LIVE, including a HOT performance with G.R.L. singing “Wild Wild Love”. Pitbull will also be taking your questions (tweet/vine/instagram them with the hashtag: #PitbullTODAY).

• The official release of the “Wild Wild Love” music video will premiere on Vevo.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
• Pitbull will be doing his FIRST EVER radio interview with Howard Stern on SiriusXM radio (click here for show times).

• In addition to his radio appearance, Pitbull will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon later that night (11:35pm/est).

*Check your local listings for show times.* As always, there could be an update of events for this week, so follow on twitter to stay in the loop!

Radio Alert!: Pitbull Will be a Guest on the Howard Stern Show

Written by Joyce J on March 27

It’s no April fools joke! For the first time ever, Pitbull will be appearing on the controversial, highly candid, shock jock Howard Stern’s radio show this coming Tuesday, April 1st (it’s about time!).

Pitbull happily tweeted earlier today:

The Howard Stern show airs every Monday-Wednesday from 6-10 AM+EST (with show encores running all day). If you don’t have satellite radio and not able to tune in, the show usually provides highlights and clips via their website and soundcloud.

Where You Can Listen:
- SiriusXM Radio: Howard 100 (main show)
- SiriusXM Radio: Howard 101 (2nd channel)

Magazine Cover Story: Pitbull in The Hollywood Reporter

Written by Joyce J on March 26

Yesterday, Pitbull revealed his featured cover from the The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Now you can read the full article as well as check out video and photos from the shoot. It’s a very powerful, in-depth interview by Shirley Halperin highlighting Pitbull’s music and entrepreneurial accomplishments, future goals, and capturing Pitbull’s overall, charismatic personality! *You are now able to purchase this issue of the magazine.*

*Images courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter*

Beyond the Music: Pitbull Inks Deal With Playboy Enterprises (Plus Photos and Video)

Written by Joyce J on March 24

“In order to become an iconic brand you have to partner up with one. What’s more iconic than Playboy?” – Pitbull

It is official! It was recently announced today by Playboy Enterprises that international superstar Pitbull will be partnering with the company to feature a variety of creative content, digital media, products, as well as music and events. Their latest endeavor together is the music video to “Wild Wild Love” (featuring G.R.L.) which is due to be released sometime today. The video was shot at the Playboy Mansion earlier this month (see behind the scenes of the video here).

Playboy CEO Scott Flanders stated: “We’re bringing new energy and enthusiasm to the iconic Playboy brand in our 60th year. Throughout our history we’ve collaborated with artists and cultural tastemakers who both embody the Playboy lifestyle and interpret it in their own images. Today we’re taking a big step in re-interpreting our enduring brand for a new generation by welcoming Armando into the fold. His magnetic energy, charisma and style combined with his clear talent as an entrepreneur exemplify the aspirational lifestyle that defines our brand. We’re looking forward to doing some great things together.”

In response, Pitbull tweeted today:

More will be revealed in the upcoming months…

Video Link: CLICK HERE (Having trouble viewing the link?)
Playboy Photoshoot: Photoshoots – 2014 – Pitbull Playboy Promo
Playboy Photoshoot Video Captures (20+): Photoshoot – 2014 – Pitbull Playboy Promo (Video Shoot)

Today on iTunes: Sex & Love, El Regreso Del Sobreviviente – Both feature Pitbull

Written by Joyce J on March 18

If you’re seeking new music to get through today’s traffic jam or to get your weekend party started early, two HOT Latino albums (featuring our very own Pitbull) dropped on iTunes this morning. Enrique Iglesias’ long awaited album ‘Sex and Love‘ and Wisin’s (of Wisin y Yandel) ‘El Regreso Del Sobreviviente’ are now available for purchase.

Peaking at #13 on the iTunes album charts, ‘Sex and Love’ LP features two tracks with Pitbull: the hit-single “I’m a Freak” and “Let Me Be Your Lover”. The album has both a regular and deluxe edition. Enrique also announced yesterday that he will be on tour with Pitbull this fall!

Wisin’s ‘El Regreso’ features the song “Control” with Pitbull and Chris Brown.

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Pitbull Highlights at the 2014 iTunes Festival

Written by Joyce J on March 15

Below are photo and video highlights from last night’s SXSW iTunes Festival in Austin, Texas. Pitbull performed his usual setlist of songs (“Rain Over Me”, “International Love”, “On the Floor”, “Timber” “Culo”, etc…) but he also performed for the first time, “Wild Wild Love” with G.R.L. and “MMM Yeah” with Austin Mahone live. Pitbull also premiered a snippet of his upcoming World Cup song “WE Are One” with Jennifer Lopez & Claudia Leitte! This post will be continued to be updated thought out the day.

If you missed last night’s performance, the show will be on-demand via the iTunes Festival app, on Apple TV (the iTunes Festival & VEVO channels) and the VEVO iPhone/iPad VEVO app & on the VEVO website (Mac users only!).

MORE PHOTOS: Events – SXSW 2014 iTunes Festival ft. G.R.L. & Austin Mahone

Reminders: Pitbull & GRL Performing at the #iTunesFestival Tonight (+ Where/When to Watch)

Written by Joyce J on March 14

Just a few reminders…

Tonight, Pitbull will be performing at the SXSW iTunes festival (Day 4) in Austin, TX. The female group G.R.L. will also be in attendance and together, they will be singing their hit-single, “Wild Wild Love” (which is currently #81 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts & #38 on the iTunes song charts).

More exciting iTunes Festival news! Moments ago via Twitter Austin Mahone announced that he was going to be performing “MMM Yeah” with Pitbull.

Where to Watch
The iTunes Festival will be available FOR FREE live and on-demand via the iTunes Store, on your iPhone, iPad, and any other apple device and on your computer.
iPhone or iPad – you can download the iTunes Festival app.
Apple TV – the iTunes Festival & VEVO channels
VEVO Live Stream – via the iPhone/iPad VEVO app and the live stream on VEVO (Mac users only!). Mac users will have access to the stream through the Safari browser.

Award Show News: Nominate Pitbull for 2014 Premios Juventud Awards #PJ2014

Written by Joyce J on March 13

It’s that time of the year again for the 2014 Premios Juventud Awards (remember last year’s event?)! The PJ Awards highlights the best in “Todos Latinos” (everything Latino) in the categories of movies, music, sports, television, and pop culture! They are once again, allowing the fans to nominate their favorites! Obviously, our favorite is Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull and here are several categories where you can nominate him:

The Perfect Combination (La Combinación Perfecta) – two or more artists
The Sticky (La Más Pegajosa) – song you cannot get out of your head
The Toco All (Lo Toco Todo) – favorite CD
Favorite Music Video (Mi Video Favorito) – nominate your favorite Pitbull music video from this year
Favorite Urban Artist (Mi Artista Urbano) – nominate Pitbull as “favorite urban artist”
Favorite Hitmaker – category for a non-Hispanic artist (Pitbull has worked with a few recently)
Favorite Hit – a song in English (Pitbull has done these)

Pop Culture
Follow Me The Buenos (Síganme Los Buenos) – artist who connects with their fans via social media

Possible Choices
Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias
Pitbull & Austin Mahone
Pitbull & Kesha
Pitbull & G.R.L.
“I’m a Freak” (Enrique Iglesias ft. Pitbull)
“Wild Wild Love” ft. G.R.L. (song)
“Timber” with Kesha (song, video)
Sex & Love (Enrique Iglesias, album)
Global Warming Meltdown (album)
MMM Yeah with Austin Mahone (song, video, non-hispanic artist)
“Noche No Termina” (song)
*Anything else it’s YOUR choice!*

Voting Details
- The deadline for nominations will be March 30th at 11:59 PM+EST to get all of you nominations in! You can vote by vising the official Premios Juventud website (you must log-in via e-mail, Twitter, or Facebook) or via mobile. The names will be revealed on May 1, 2014 and the show will air Thursday, July 17 on the Univision network.


And just for old times sake:

Music News + Ticket Info: Pitbull will be Headlining Performer at #B96 #SummerBash

Written by Joyce J on March 11


Today, B96 Chicago revealed their start-studded line-up for this year’s Pepsi Summer Bash! Pitbull, along with JLo and Chris Brown (both whom he collaborated with) were announced with other artists being added and revealed at a later date. Summer Bash will be held in Chicago (Bridgeview< IL) Saturday, June 14, at Toyota Park. This is great news especially for Chicago-area fans since Pitbull had to cancel last year’s B96 Jingle Bash show due to weather conditions.

Tickets go on-sale this Friday (March 14) via Ticketmaster, but B96 will have a special ticket pre-sale on March 13 (pre-sale code: HOT)

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