After a tumultuous two years in which he was laid off from Univision Radio then hired by Sirius only to leave barely a year later, popular Spanish-language radio host Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo is releasing a memoir titled Speak Up!: Finding My Voice Through Hope, Strength, and Determination.
Spain's PROMUSICAE has published a new weekly chart that combines track streams, downloads and physical sales to reflect "a more meaningful picture of the Spanish phonographic scene." David Guetta's "Dangerous" tops the debut list.
Flaco Jiménez, the 73-year-old accordionist who brought Tex-Mex flavor to the music of Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Ry Cooder and others, will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 Grammys.
New York producer and engineer Joe Blaney will probably always be best known for his work on The Clash's Combat Rock. That is, unless you go to South America, where he's responsible for the sound of some of the most successful (and by now legendary) rock albums of the past three decades.
Mexican singer and actor Pedro Fernandez is the third and last celebrity tapped to as a Coach of the third season of singing competition “La Voz Kids.” Fernandez will join pop diva Natalia Jimenez and urban star Daddy Yankee in the kiddie competition show that’s been a ratings boon for network Telemundo for the past two years.
Under the slogan "The top artists, the top trends, the top name in music," the Billboard Latin Music Conference returns to South Beach for its 2015 edition. Celebrating 26 years as the leading Latin music conference in the world, the marquee event will be held April 27-30 at The Ritz-Carlton in Miami Beach.