Espinoza Paz and Roberto Tapia, two regional Mexican stars who have also emerged as critically acclaimed and commercially successful composers, were the top winners at BMI’s 21st annual Latin Music Awards, taking home BMI Latin songwriter of the year and BMI Latin song of the year awards, respectively.
Urban chart-topper Yandel, fresh from debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart last year, and regional Mexican star Noel Torres will headline the fifth annual Billboard En Concierto concert series, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi.
In Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center, the legendary Neil Young presented his final thesis -- an oddly altruistic sales pitch may be more accurate -- on a long-simmering project: the Pono music player.
Skrillex enlists K-pop stars G-Dragon of BIGBANG and CL of 2NE1 for an English collaboration "Dirty Vibe," featured on the dubstep maestro's 'Recess' album out March 18. But this isn't the first time the K-pop stars have collaborated with Western producers.
Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is. The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock has a deal with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers for a picture story called "Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar."