Afro-Spanish torch singer Buika, Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez, neo-bossa nova artist Bebel Gilberto, and Latin-Grammy nominee Natalie Cole are among the artists set to bring a Latin tinge to the Blue Note Jazz Festival in June. Latin music fans could also be drawn to a concert at Town Hall by Freshlyground, the African collective that became known world wide after collaborating with Shakira on “Waka Waka.”
Cynthia Lennon -- ex-wife of late Beatles legend John and mother of Julian -- died Wednesday (April 1) after a brief battle with cancer. Cynthia and John were married from 1962 to 1968, at the very start of the Beatles' rise to mega-stardom.
Welcome to Billboard Latin, your home for news, features, charts and videos dedicated to the Latin music space. The launch of this new, English-language digital channel signifies Billboard’s ongoing commitment to Latin music and its fans.
A look inside the mind of one of the most polarizing artists of all time, Me Against the World debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 on April 1, 1995 -- 20 years ago today. Me Against the World is 2Pac's longest-running No 1 on the Billboard 200, spending four consecutive weeks at the top.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, is the longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 of the 2010s, ruling the chart for a 13th week. It's also just the 10th single in the Hot 100's entire history to spend at least 13 weeks at No. 1.
Joni Mitchell, who entered the hospital yesterday (March 31), has long suffered from a little-understood condition called Morgellons disease. The intensity of the disease caused the singer to almost completely stop performing, recording, and traveling in recent years.
On Tuesday, Sony Music filed a breach-of-contract counterclaim against 19 Recordings, the American Idol label controlled by Core Media Group which houses such stars as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Clay Aiken.
DMV rapper GoldLink is back with visuals for "Sober Thoughts," his single with star producer Kaytranada. Shomi Patwary (Beyonce, A$AP Rocky, Diplo, Pusha T) is behind the camera for this rose-colored take on your standard house party.
Derek Trucks says there's a palpably different spirit in the Tedeschi Trucks Band he leads with is wife, Susan Tedeschi, now that he's free and clear of any other obligations -- particularly the Allman Brothers Band, which he left after last October's final concerts at the Beacon Theatre in New York.
This morning (April 1), Grimes announced via Instagram that she will be opening for Lana Del Rey on the second leg of her 2015 North American tour. It’s totally not an April Fools’ joke, Claire Boucher assured, sharing an awesome concert poster.