1. Chart Highlights: Justin Timberlake Tops Adult Pop Songs; Pearl Jam Returns

    July 15, 2013 5:50 PM EDT JT scores his first No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Mirrors.' Plus, Pearl Jam roars back with 'Mind Your Manners,' the first single from its album 'Lightning Bolt,' due Oct. 15 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  2. Cory Monteith's Death Shocks 'Glee' Family

    July 14, 2013 10:42 AM EDT Disbelief and an outpouring of sadness has followed news of the death of Cory Monteith , the charming but troubled "Glee" actor who was found dead Saturday in a Vancouver hotel room.  PHOTOS: Remembering Cory Monteith: 1982-2013 "We are deeply saddened by this tragic…

  3. Mun2 Seeks 'Young, Authentic and Latino' Talent

    July 12, 2013 8:59 PM EDT The Latino channel, home of "I Love Jenni" and "Larrymania," is looking for on-air talent. Latino channel Mun2 is looking for bilingual on-air talent, including VJs for its music shows, and hosts for entertainment programming and specials. “We are looking for confident,…

  4. Jenni Rivera, Don Omar & Lucenzo Lead 2013 Mid-Year SoundScan Latin Charts

    July 03, 2013 5:50 PM EDT Jenni Rivera's death in December of 2012 hugely impacted this year’s Latin music sales. At the mid-year point (through the week ending June 30, 2012), she holds five of the top 10 biggest-selling Latin albums in the U.S. according to Nielsen SoundScan. Further, the top four…

  5. Wisin & Yandel Named Newest Coaches on 'La Voz…Mexico'

    July 01, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Reggaeton stars Wisin & Yandel have been named coaches for the third season of the Mexico's popular version of "The Voice." The Puerto Rico natives, who have collaborated with some of the biggest names in music such as Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin and T-Pain, are the…

  6. Robbie Rivera & Kay, “Summer Night In July” Song Premiere

    June 24, 2013 3:42 PM EDT The veteran DJ/producer returns with an anthem designed for hot starry nights. If there were any questions from the beat alone about whether or not Robbie Rivera’s new track was destined to be a summer anthem, just wait for the chorus. “Summer Night In July” is ready to be spun under a…

  7. Jennifer Lopez Starring in Chilean Miner Film 'The 33'

    June 17, 2013 7:53 PM EDT Jennifer Lopez has signed on to join Antonio Banderas in the Chilean miner film "The 33." Mike Medavoy is producing the drama, based on the true story of the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued after being trapped for 69 days in 2010. The film will mark Lopez's first big…

  8. Weekly Chart Notes: Now With An AC Top 10, Rihanna Appears Here To 'Stay'

    June 16, 2013 6:50 PM EDT Having set records on Pop Songs, Rihanna reaches a key career milestone, as her former No. 1 on the ranking 'Stay' becomes her first Adult Contemporary top 10 Madonna did it. And, Cyndi Lauper. So did fellow pop/dance divas more recently like Fergie, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry.…

  9. Taylor Swift To Present At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 06, 2013 9:15 AM EDT Taylor Swift will present an award at the upcoming MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The country star will make the appearance during her 'Red' tour. And added to the performers lineup at the MMVAs on Wednesday was Aussie singer Cody Simpson, Austin Mahone and punk rockers Billy…

  10. Gloria Trevi Sings Telenovela Theme, Goes Independent

    June 04, 2013 11:50 PM EDT "No Soy Un Pájaro" ("I’m Not a Bird") is the new Gloria Trevi song and theme of the telenovela "Libre Para Amarte" ("Free to Love You") on Televisa, which airs in Mexico beginning June 17. It’s the singer’s debut on a telenovela soundtrack.…

  11. Matthew Morrison Discusses New Album & 'Glee' Co-Stars: Video Interview

    June 04, 2013 11:15 AM EDT "These songs on this album are timeless and iconic, and they're the songs that -- they've been singing them since the 50s and 60s," says Matthew Morrison says of his new album, "Where It All Began." "There's an appetite for this music, for fresh,…

  12. Marco Antonio Solís Making Brazil Concert Debut at World Cup

    May 31, 2013 2:15 PM EDT The popular romantic Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solís will make his Brazilian concert debut during the 2014 World Cup.  Solís, who spoke to Billboard after a May 30 concert at the Festival Acapulco in Mexico for 14 thousand fans, also plans to record several of his songs in Portuguese…

  13. Taylor Swift, Gotye and Rihanna Win Big at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 11:15 PM EDT Taylor Swift and her 3.7 million-selling "Red" dominated the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19), taking home eight trophies as Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" swept four major song categories and Rihanna ruled R&B. BILLBOARD MUSIC…

  14. Taylor Swift Takes Early Lead at Billboard Music Awards With Six Wins

    May 19, 2013 7:30 PM EDT There may be a blue carpet out front, but the Billboard Music Awards already has "Red" all over it. Taylor Swift has jumped out with six awards, including Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist, in a pre-telecast announcement for the event, airing live Sunday night from…

  15. Jenni Rivera's Family Launches New Label Inspired By the Late Singer

    May 14, 2013 8:00 PM EDT The family of regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera has announced the launch of a new label that was inspired by late singer, who personally wanted to support and launch aspiring Latino singers, according to family spokesperson.   JRE/Divina Music, based in Los Angeles, was in the works in…

  16. Edward James Olmos on Jenni Rivera: 'She Elevated the Game'

    April 27, 2013 2:02 PM EDT The actor called his late co-star's "Filly Brown" performance "special and poignant" backstage at the Billboard Latin Awards. After a tribute and six trophies at the Billboard Latin Awards on Thursday, Jenni Rivera's "Filly Brown" colleagues added to…

  17. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Jenni Rivera's Emotional Tribute, Romeo Santos' Dream Project + More Backstage Highlights

    April 26, 2013 1:55 AM EDT Tributes flowed for the late Jenni Rivera as the likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ana Barbara and Romeo Santos took turns in the spotlight. Here's a taste of what happened behind the scenes at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. FULL WINNERS LIST SH*T HAPPENS: Rap duo Akwid…

  18. Don Omar, Jenni Rivera Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 25, 2013 11:01 PM EDT Don Omar, an artist who in the past few years has been defined by his hit singles, and Jenni Rivera, whose chart success was driven by album sales, were the top winners at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards, presented by State Farm, were broadcast live on the Telemundo…

  19. Billboard Latin Music Awards 2013: Winners List

    April 25, 2013 11:00 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards lit up Miami on Thursday, April 25, with Don Omar and the late Jenni Rivera coming away as the night's biggest winners. Check out a full list of winners below: Full List of Winners (in Red): Artist of the Year: Don Omar Prince Royce Jenni Rivera…

  20. Jenni Rivera's 'Filly Brown' Opens in Theaters, Lou Diamond Phillips and Cast Pay Tribute

    April 19, 2013 7:12 PM EDT "Fillly Brown," the film starring the late singer Jenni Rivera, opens in nearly 200 theaters today across the country. The movie, about a struggling Latina rapper played by Gina Rodriguez, features the Long Beach-born Rivera portraying the drug-addicted mother of the central…

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