Rodriguez Lands Three Albums On Australian Sales Chart

The first Rodriguez album Cold Fact from 1969 is currently at No. 11, outpacing its previous chart peak of No. 23. Also on this week’s chart, the Searching for Sugar Man soundtrack is at No. 22 and his second and final studio album Coming From Reality (1971) is at No. 25.
Kany Garcia en vive

Kany Garcia Notches Her Highest-Charting Album

Kany Garcia earns her highest-charting album ever on Top Latin Albums, as her new release, Kany Garcia: En Vivo, debuts at No. 4 with 2,000 copies sold in its first week (ending Aug. 24), according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Juanes Breaks the Mold With 'Loco' Colombian Tour

Colombian star Juanes is heading for a third performance in Colombia as part of his "Loco de Amor Por Colombia" (Crazy With Love Over Colombia) tour, an eight-city run that brings together massive performances with music education initiatives.
Peret, 2011.

Pioneering Rumba King Peret Dead at 79

Peret, the singer and guitarist known as the king of the Catalan rumba -- Barcelona's original party music -- died Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 79.
Lucero performing at the 2014 Premios Tu Mundo

Telemundo's 'Yo Soy El Artista' Premieres Sept. 14

The new Telemundo reality competition show Yo Soy El Artista (translation: "I Am the Artist"), featuring judges Luis Fonsi, Olga Tañon and Mario Quintero Lara, among others, is scheduled to debut Sept. 14.
Pedro Capo, 2013.

Pedro Capo's 'Dream Come True' Debuts on the Latin Albums Chart

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Pedro Capo debuts at No. 3 on Top Latin Albums with his latest set Aquila. It sold nearly 2,000 copies in its opening week (ending Aug. 17), according to Nielsen SoundScan. Capo also enters Hot Latin Songs with the album’s second single “Para Ayudarte A Reir,” bowing at No. 46.

Shakira's Illegally Copied Song Puts Sony on Hook for Damages

On Tuesday, after conducting a bench trial, a New York federal judge concluded that a subsidiary of Sony Music was liable for copyright infringement for Colombian superstar Shakira's "Loca" from her 2010 album, "Sale el Sol."