Apple today announced the launch of iTunes Latino, a new area within the U.S. iTunes Store featuring top Latin music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks and podcasts. Apple said iTunes Latino offers “hundreds of thousands” of Latin and international music tracks, including a number of exclusive tracks and albums. Genres include Regional Mexicano, Rock Alternativo, Baladas y Boleros, Pop Latino, Reggaeton and Hip-Hop.
As part of the launch of iTunes Latino, Apple announced that Telemundo and mun2 are now offering popular Spanish-language and bilingual television programming on the iTunes Store. The new content includes Telemundo’s “Pasion de Gavilanes,” “El Cuerpo del Deseo” and “Decisiones.” mun2, the popular Latino youth network, is currently offering reality content such as “mun2: The Immigration Special.” The shows sell for $1.99 each.