1. Angie Martinez Talks Hot 97 Departure & Power 105.1 Move: Exclusive

    June 20, 2014 5:32 PM EDT Angie Martinez has broken her silence since resigning from New York City's famed radio station Hot 97 earlier this week. The radio personality, who spent two decades on-air with Hot 97, resigned earlier this week through a social networking announcement and a tearful goodbye during…

  2. Chief Keef Talks Rehab, 'Bang 3' Album & Learning How to Surf

    February 14, 2014 2:10 PM EST Keef's new single, the aptly titled "Fuck Rehab,' is expected soon. It's the end of January, but the Orange County air is balmy — the kind of weather Southern California is enviously famous for. Surfers dot the beach, basking in the remaining moments of sunlight as dusk…

  3. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  4. Chief Keef Jailed for Probation Violation

    October 15, 2013 8:16 PM EDT Chief Keef has been jailed after a positive test for pot in a court-ordered drug test. According to DNAInfo Chicago , the Chicago rapper's failed test lands him in Cook County Jail for a 20-day stint. The test is part of the 18-year-old's conditional discharge for driving 55 mph…

  5. Bruce Springsteen Sings in Spanish, Brings Tour to Argentina: Watch

    September 17, 2013 9:14 PM EDT Hear Springsteen's version of "Sólo le pido a Dios," a song he learned from late Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa. Bruce Springsteen has mustered his best Spanish in a tribute to the people of Argentina, posting an internet version of the song "I only ask of God…

  6. Chief Keef Sentenced to 60 Days in Juvenile Detention

    January 17, 2013 10:12 PM EST Chief Keef was sentenced to 60 days in juvenile detention on Thursday in a Cook County courtroom. The Chicago rapper, a breakthrough star in 2012 thanks to the track "I Don't Like," was found in violation of his probation on a gun conviction. According to the Chicago Sun-Times …

  7. Chart Juice: T.I. and Chief Keef Albums Arrive in Top Five

    December 28, 2012 10:50 AM EST The self-proclaimed King reclaims the throne for a sixth time as T.I.'s "Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head" debuts atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 179,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The new set launches with 179,000 -- an improvement over the 160,000 that…

  8. Chief Keef, Rep Talk 'Finally Rich' Album & Success

    December 08, 2012 10:00 AM EST At 17 years old, Chief Keef is confident that his music is already setting trends. The Chicago native rose to prominence earlier this year with his self-released head-banging anthem "I Don't Like," parlaying online buzz into interest from labels like Cash Money and Atlantic.…

  9. Chart Highlights: One Direction's 'Little Things' Makes Big Pop Songs Start

    December 03, 2012 5:30 PM EST 'Little Things,' from the boy band's No. 1 Billboard 200 album 'Take Me Home,' enters the radio airplay chart at No. 35. Plus, Florida Georgia Line rules Country Airplay on its first try. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  10. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 06, 2009 11:13 AM EST Juan Gabriel was the big star of the 10th annual Latin Grammy Awards, which aired live on the Univision network from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center yesterday (Nov. 5). The fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, who performed live for at least 40 minutes -- an unprecedented…

  11. Panda, Wisin And Yandel Winners At Los Premios MTV

    October 16, 2009 7:56 AM EDT Mexican rock bands and reggaeton artists were big winners at Los Premios TV in Los Angeles, where the political leanings of the host, Calle 13 's Residente, also had some time in the spotlight. Fellow host Nelly Furtado opened the show Thursday with "Manos al Aire," a song from…

  12. Argentine Folk Legend Mercedes Sosa Dies

    October 05, 2009 11:21 AM EDT Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa , who fought South America's dictators with her voice and became a giant of contemporary Latin American music, died on Sunday at age 74, her family said in a statement. Sosa had been in intensive care in a hospital for days with kidney problems. Her…

  13. Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 17, 2009 3:19 PM EDT With five nods to its name, Latin Grammy darling Calle 13 led the list of esoteric nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammy awards. The eclectic Puerto Rican urban group, which has already won several Latin Grammys in the past, is up for awards in the Album of the year and Best Urban…

  14. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro…

  15. Rademacher

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While steadily belting out hometown gigs to keep local hipsters happy and its live show sharp, Fresno, Calif.-based Rademacher has been busy touring the nation and self-releasing EPs since 2004. While steadily belting out hometown gigs to keep local hipsters happy and its live show sharp,…

  16. José José Honored By Latin Academy

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran performer José José has been selected as the Latin Recording Academy's 2005 person of the year. The honor will be conveyed during at a gala Nov. 1 celebration in Los Angeles, two day Veteran performer José José has been selected as the Latin Recording Academy's 2005 person…

  17. Mulatos

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Both "Ayaguno" (2003) and…

  18. The Prince's 40-Year Reign: A Billboard Q&A

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In a long, storied career, José José -- whose fans refer to him as "El Príncipe de la Canción" (the Prince of Song) -- has won renown not just as one of the finest crooners in Mexican pop music but as one of the country's greatest…

  19. A New Life

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cuban-born artist Omar Sosa is the most consistently arresting pianist in jazz today. Cuban-born artist Omar Sosa is the most consistently arresting pianist in jazz today. His virtuosity as an ensemble leader has been well-established with his last four CD releases. His third solo effort, …

  20. Carnegie Hall Auditorium Opens In September

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST -week festival featuring Youssou N'Dour, Yo-Yo Ma, Pierre Boulez, and John Adams. Zankel Hall, under the main auditorium, has a movable floor and stage, and can seat 540 to 644, depending on whether t Carnegie Hall's new auditorium will open Sept. 12 with a two-week festival…

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