Latin pop star Thalía, who already has made her mark in the music, fashion and television industries, now wants to add magazine publishing to her resume. The pop star’s most recent album release, the self-titled ‘Thalía’, was nominated for a Latin Grammy award.
A three-issue monthly named Thalía was released by the singer on Tuesday during appearances at Grand Central Terminal and at a Kmart. The publication will run two more issues, in May and June, then continue based on consumer response, said Stuart Zakim, spokesman for publisher American Media.
“Thalía has said it’s going to be a magazine especially for Latina girls”, Zakim said. “The overall message she wants people to walk away with is a positive ‘you can do everything, live it well attitude’, very upbeat.” The magazine’s editorial content will include a mix of health, beauty, fashion and spiritual tips, celebrity interviews and inspirational stories.
“The 120-page magazine will be distributed nationally and have an initial target circulation of about 100,000. It will be printed in Spanish, focusing on Thalía’s main fan base, Hispanic women aged 18-35, who are largely unserved by print media”, Zakim said. Thalía will serve as editorial director.
In the 1990s, the Mexico City-born Thalía became a platinum solo artist, and she gained even more fame as a star of several Mexican soap operas. Her most recent release, the self-titled ‘Thalía’, was nominated for a Latin Grammy award in the Best Female Pop Vocal Album category. Her High Voltage Tour begins April 27 and will take her to several cities in the United States and Mexico.