1. Miguel Bosé Accepts Latin Grammy Person of the Year at Star-Studded Gala

    November 21, 2013 1:12 PM EST The Latin Grammy Person of the Year gala -- like all events honoring any artist -- are complex affairs that require lots of juggling, maneuvering to accommodate everybody's needs and, to cap it all, the ability to reinvent a familiar repertoire in a way that surprises and captivates a…

  2. Latin Grammy Week: Miguel Bosé Talks Person of the Year Honor, the Business of New Talent and Jenni Rivera

    November 21, 2013 2:11 AM EST What do Ricky Martin, Juanes and Laura Pausini all have in common? This week they're joining forces to celebrate their friend Miguel Bosé during Latin Grammy week. Bosé, one of Spain's most celebrated singer/songwriters, is being feted this week in Las Vegas as the Latin Recording…

  3. Jenni Rivera Crash Case Will Stay in California, Judge Rules

    November 14, 2013 8:06 PM EST A wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of passengers killed in a plane crash last year with singer Jenni Rivera will be heard in Los Angeles, a judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Holly Kendig rejected a motion by Starwood Management Inc., the operators of the downed Learjet, calling…

  4. New Jenni Rivera Album, Tribute Concert Slated for December

    November 06, 2013 9:30 PM EST Plans to celebrate regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera with a new album and a tribute concert are under way one year after the singer died while working in Mexico. As previously reported in Billboard , Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa is releasing a CD/DVD that will feature the…

  5. Metallica to Rock Antarctica?

    October 23, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Though nothing has been confirmed yet, signs are pointing to a landmark concert this December from metal legends Metallica. Recently, the Colombian website for Coca-Cola Zero launched a sweepstakes for fans in six Colombian cities whose grand prize is a trip to see a rock concert in…

  6. How Celia Cruz Became a Google Doodle

    October 21, 2013 2:38 PM EDT Millions of Google users worldwide woke up this morning to find a Google-Doodle on the home page of a woman with multi-colored hair wearing a sweeping blue gown. It's the late Cuban singer Celia Cruz, who would have turned 88 years old today.  Known as the "Queen of…

  7. Bubbling Under: 'Glee' Star Naya Rivera Graduates To First Solo Hit

    October 18, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Naya Rivera, Dan + Shay, J Roddy Walston and the Business and Sabina Ddumba   NAVA RIVERA Actress/singer Naya Rivera scores…

  8. Pearl Jam's 'Lightning Bolt': Billboard Cover Story

    October 11, 2013 12:08 PM EDT Pearl Jam load the bases with an inspired new album, new tour, and a deal to soundtrack the World Series This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. The setting was perfect in ways both good and bad. About to debut songs from "Lightning…

  9. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: 5 Things You Didn't See on TV

    October 10, 2013 2:20 PM EDT So, you watched the Billboard Mexican Music Awards ? We were on the red carpet and backstage to catch a handful of things you didn't see on the show, which delivered big wins for Gerardo Ortiz and the late Jenni Rivera. 1 Happy Birthday to You! Corridos singer Gerardo Ortiz, who…

  10. Legends and Rising Stars Share Stage at 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 10, 2013 7:14 AM EDT With performances by Gerardo Ortiz, Los Tigres del Norte, Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga, Joan Sebastian, Roberto Tapia, and many more, the 2013 Mexican Music Awards brought a remarkable line-up of legends and leading young artists together on stage for a night of live television…

  11. Jenni Rivera, Gerardo Ortiz Top Winners at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 09, 2013 11:06 PM EDT Legends Banda El Recodo, Joan Sebastian and Los Tigres del Norte receive special tribute awards Almost a year after her death, Jenni Rivera remains alive through her music in the hearts and minds of fans. Rivera was the big winner at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, posthumously taking…

  12. Calibre 50 Kicks Off Billboard En Concierto Series

    October 09, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Regional Mexican band Calibre 50, a four-time finalist for the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, helped kick off the L.A. edition of the Billboard En Concierto series celebrating some of the most successful bands of the genre who will be seen on Telemundo's live broadcast tonight (Oct. 9…

  13. Jenni Rivera's Second Life: The Billboard Cover Story

    October 04, 2013 2:05 PM EDT This is an excerpt. For the complete story,  buy this week's issue  of Billboard. Last year, Jenni Rivera made a vow to herself: 2013 was going to be her breakthrough moment. She was 43 and already a multimillionaire. As the biggest female artist in regional Mexican, she'd…

  14. Big Sean, Naya Rivera Engaged

    October 04, 2013 10:47 AM EDT Big Sean and "Glee" star Naya Rivera are reportedly on their way to tying the knot. The 25-year-old rapper and 26-year-old singer/actress are engaged, Just Jared first reported and E! has confirmed. Rivera reportedly sported an engagement ring on Thursday night (Oct. 3) at Latina…

  15. Los Tigres del Norte, Diana Reyes to Perform at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 02, 2013 4:21 PM EDT Kevin Ortiz, Los Primos MX and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez also added to the Oct. 9 show Los Tigres del Norte, Diana Reyes, Kevin Ortiz, Los Primos MX, and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez are scheduled to perform at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards show, to be…

  16. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: Special Honors for Two Icons

    October 01, 2013 2:35 AM EDT Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga and Joan Sebastian, two of the most successful acts in Latin music, will be honored with special awards at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards during the live Telemundo broadcast of the awards show on Oct. 9.   The program, airing at 7 p.m./6c from the…

  17. Demi Lovato Announces 2014 Tour with Little Mix, Cher Lloyd, Fifth Harmony

    September 30, 2013 3:06 PM EDT The Neon Lights trek kicks off in February. Demi Lovato has yet to support her latest album, "Demi," with a full-fledged tour, thanks in part to her commitment as a judge on "The X Factor." However, the pop singer has released a string of 2014 dates that will form her…

  18. Gerardo Ortiz, Joan Sebastian to Perform at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    September 23, 2013 5:36 PM EDT The Billboard Mexican Music Awards 2013 will feature some of the biggest names in the business who will take to the stage including Joan Sebastian, Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga, Gerardo Ortiz and Banda Los Recoditos.  The show, airing live on Telemundo and taking place at the Dolby…

  19. Metallica Give Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera the Ultimate ‘Sandman’ Farewell

    September 23, 2013 4:59 AM EDT When sporting royalty retires, they’re typically sent off on the right note. A guard of honor, a maximum capacity stadium on its feet. Tears. When New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera was farewelled at his home ground on Sunday, Metallica turned the occasion up to 11. The heavy metal…

  20. Roberto Tapia, Calibre 50 to Perform in Concert Series for Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    September 19, 2013 11:28 AM EDT Following the continued success of its Billboard En Concierto, the concert series linked to the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Billboard, Telemundo and Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN) will launch a new edition of the series leading up to the Billboard Mexican Music Awards. The invitation…

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