1. Five Latin Alternative Artists To Put On Your Radar

    July 16, 2014 9:42 PM EDT Though you might be familiar with the major players in Latin music, there is a world of alternative artists who operate beyond traditional media to grow their fan bases.  Latin America is host to a plethora of acts, some big in their own local territories, many worth discovering and adding to…

  2. Morrissey’s ‘World Peace Is None of Your Business’: Track-by-Track Review

    July 08, 2014 12:26 PM EDT To paraphrase Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, if we don’t know Morrissey by now, we will never, ever, ever know Morrissey. Last year, the famously self-absorbed former Smiths frontman released the memoir “Autobiography,” his 457-page attempt to let fans into the weird little world he…

  3. Luis Miguel Announces West Coast Tour with SBS Entertainment

    June 20, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Latin pop star Luis Miguel, who earlier this year took home the Billboard Latin Music Award for Tour of the Year, is teaming up with SBS Entertainment for a 5-city west coast tour launching Sept. 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 44-year-old Grammy winning singer is also scheduled to perform shows in…

  4. Luis Coronel, Enrique Bunbury Win at Inaugural Premios Los Angeles

    May 29, 2014 10:06 AM EDT The inaugural Premios Los Angeles awarded trophies to some of the most trending musical acts in Mexican music including Luis Coronel, the popular 18-year-old singer who was crowned the newcomer of the year. "I want to thank all of the L.A. fans," Coronel said, as he picked up his…

  5. CODE Picks of the Week: deadmau5, Bassnectar and More

    May 23, 2014 2:34 PM EDT Each Friday, CODE curates a diverse selection of the most noteworthy new tunes in dance music. Take a listen for a fitting soundtrack to your weekend. deadmau5, "Avaritia" [Astralwerks] Pete Tong this week teased the first single off deadmau5’s highly-anticipated double album, which…

  6. Paolo Nutini, 'Scream (Funk My Life Up)': Exclusive Video Premiere

    March 10, 2014 10:55 AM EDT Paolo Nutini's engrossing new single "Scream (Funk My Life Up)" announces the official return of the acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter after a prolonged break following his 2009 album "Sunny Side Up." After the song was unveiled in January, "Scream…

  7. RZA Pens Song Remembering Paul Walker: Listen

    December 02, 2013 8:14 PM EST RZA is grieving for the late Paul Walker through music. The Wu-Tang Clan leader, who met Walker on the set of the upcoming film "Brick Mansions," uploaded a song called "Destiny Bends" to his SoundCloud account in honor of the actor's passing. "I want to dedicate…

  8. Paul Walker Mourned By 'Fast' Co-Stars Tyrese, Ludacris, Bow Wow

    December 02, 2013 10:32 AM EST A stunned Hollywood continues to reflect on the life of Paul Walker, the "Fast & Furious" actor who died Saturday in a fiery car crash in Valencia, Calif. Among friends of the 40-year-old leading man were many stars of music, including some who co-starred with him for his most…

  9. South By Southwest Reveals First List of Bands for 2014: Los Lonely Boys, Urge Overkill and a Wilco Side Project in the Mix

    October 16, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Acts playing the 2014 edition of South By Southwest have begun to trickle out, with a first band list announced today (Oct. 16). The extensive list, the first of many prior to the March festival, includes a number of musicians and bands, with an established slant toward breaking and under…

  10. Marc Anthony's Voice Is the Star at 'Vivir Mi Vida' Tour Opener in Miami: Live Review

    August 27, 2013 12:33 PM EDT Marc Anthony kicked off the U.S. leg of his "Vivir Mi Vida" world tour with two sold-out shows at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami Aug. 23 and 24, playing a mostly salsa set that underscored the theme and sentiment of his top-selling new album, "3.0." Backed by a…

  11. Mecano’s José María Cano Addresses Berklee College of Music Valencia's First Graduating Class

    July 23, 2013 11:31 PM EDT Pioneering pop artist says “Getting into the music world today is very brave.” José Maria Cano, the songwriter and musician who founded the pioneering Spanish pop group Mecano with singer Ana Torroja and his brother Nacho, gave the commencement address to the first graduating class at the…

  12. Marc Anthony Announces Tour of Latin America, US and Australia

    June 17, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Marc Anthony, whose salsa single "Vivir Mi Vida" is No. 1 on the Billboard Latin Hot Latin songs chart, will kick off an extensive tour in Latin America, the United States, and Australia starting August 8.  Tickets for the singer's Sept. 10 show at Wolftrap in Vienna, VA are…

  13. Alejandro Sanz Karaoke? There's an App for That

    June 11, 2013 3:45 PM EDT With a new karaoke app for Alejandro Sanz's song "La Música No Se Toca," fans of the Spanish star can record covers of the title track of his 2012 album, which spent 23 weeks on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, and is currently at No. 14. Students from The Berklee…

  14. Hot Tours: Bruce Springstreen, Kenny Chesney, Franco De Vita

    June 29, 2012 2:30 PM EDT The legendary Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band take the No. 1 slot on the Hot Tours chart with ticket revenue reported from five venues as the Wrecking Ball World Tour winds its way through Europe heading into the month of July. Stadium concerts in Italy, Spain and the U.K. are…

  15. Hot Tours: Andre Rieu, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley

    June 22, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Dutch violinist and orchestra conductor André Rieu earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's Hot Tours chart with box office grosses reported from his concert performances in European arenas during April and May as well as a series of shows in Brazil in June. The European spring tour leg…

  16. Beach Boys Album: 'It's All Brand New'

    April 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Bruce Johnston Says the June 5 Release Reminds Him of 'Sunflower,' Talks Reunion Tour: "I think it's going to be one special tour and that's it" The Beach Boys ' reunion album is nearly mixed and on target for a planned June 5 release, according to the group…

  17. Beach Boys Reunion Rolls On With 37 Tour Dates Announced

    February 15, 2012 4:20 PM EST As those who watched the Grammys know, the Beach Boys are back -- or at least that's the hope. Can the surviving members get along after all those lawsuits? Can Brian Wilson make it through the tour dates and the reunion album fans have been promised? As they say, "Wouldn't it…

  18. Mana Announces Second Leg of U.S. Tour

    January 17, 2012 12:20 PM EST With a concert at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX., April 3, Mexican rockers Maná will kick off the second leg of their "Drama y Luz" U.S. tour. The group, which had one of the top five Latin tours of the year in 2011 and played over 30 dates in the U.S. and Latin America, will now…

  19. Hot Tours: Justin Bieber, Eric Clapton, Ricky Martin

    November 22, 2011 4:45 PM EST Justin Bieber lands atop the latest Hot Tours ranking with grosses reported from the final leg of his My World Tour which wrapped in October. The tour's final trek was through South American markets, kicking off in Rio de Janerio at the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, the venue that…

  20. Wiz Khalifa Sets 'Rolling Papers' Summer Tour Dates

    April 13, 2011 2:40 PM EDT W iz Khalifa is still going strong on his Green Carpet college tour this month, but the rapper has already announced the itinerary for his Rolling Papers summer tour. The 30-city trek, which supports the rapper's just-released debut full-length "Rolling Papers," will kick off…

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