1. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With the Top 25 Hot Latin Songs by Mexican Acts: From Juan Gabriel to Selena & More

    May 05, 2017 10:50 AM EDT In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Billboard looks back at the top songs by Mexican acts. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Billboard has compiled the top songs of all time by acts of Mexican heritage on the Hot Latin Songs chart (which launched in 1986). Alejandro Fernandez claims the No. 1 title with the…

  2. Ricardo Arjona to Perform, for the First Time, at 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 06, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona is confirmed to perform at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards, for the first time in the history of the show. Gente de Zona, Alejandro Fernandez, Zion & Lennox and Morat also join the lineup. Ricardo Arjona has sold more than 40 million records to date,…

  3. Alejandro Fernandez Earns Sixth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums Chart

    March 29, 2017 12:17 PM EDT Plus: Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” surpasses 10 million weekly streams, Christian Nodal scores first airplay No. 1, and Bad Bunny’s latest Hot Latin Songs debut. Alejandro Fernandez’s latest album, Rompiendo Fronteras , vaults 39-1 on the April 8-dated Top Latin Albums chart, marking his sixth…

  4. L Festival 2017 Day 1: Luis Fonsi Performs Hit 'Despacito,' Alejandro Fernandez Gets Political & More

    March 19, 2017 1:47 PM EDT L Festival's day 1 lineup was one for all music tastes. Superstar headliners like Daddy Yankee , Juanes  and Alejandro Fernández  represented opposite ends in the Latin genre spectrum at the second edition of the music fest, which took place at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena in Pico Rivera…

  5. Mexican National Soccer Team Includes J Balvin, Banda MS & More In Olympics Spotify Playlist: Listen

    August 10, 2016 3:18 PM EDT With the pressure of defending their 2012 London Olympics gold medal, the Mexican National Soccer Team turns to music for motivation and inspiration during the 2016 Rio Olympics. El Tri -- with one win, one tie and playing their third match against Korea on Wednesday (Aug. 10) -- shared a 16…

  6. Like Father, Like Daughter? Alejandro Fernandez & Daughter Camila Record Together

    February 20, 2016 6:20 PM EST It seems that after Alejandro Fernandez followed in the footsteps of his famous dad -- ranchera icon Vicente Fernandez -- his daughter Camila is next in line. The 18-year-old is featured in the just-released “El Ciclo Sin Fin” (the Spanish language version of “The Circle of Life”) alongside…

  7. Alejandro Fernandez and Luis Miguel Tour Is Off

    February 18, 2016 2:04 PM EST After months of negotiations seeking to bring together Mexican superstars Alejandro Fernandez and Luis Miguel for a joint tour, reps for Fernandez sent out a statement saying the tour is not happening. “Despite the financial and labor-intensive efforts undertaken by Alejandro and his team to…

  8. Alejandro Sanz's New Duet With Alejandro Fernandez 'A Que No Me Dejas': Watch a Teaser

    July 10, 2015 6:36 PM EDT What’s better than one Alejandro? Two, of course -- each with a different accent.  Spanish crooner Alejandro Sanz has recruited Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández for his new ballad, “A Que No Me Dejas” (I Bet You Won’t Leave Me). It’s the second single from Sanz’s highly successful album…

  9. Alejandro Fernandez Earns Fifth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums

    December 18, 2014 5:44 PM EST Plus: Romeo Santos & Voz de Mando each notch new airplay No. 1s. Alejandro Fernandez earns his fifth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums as his  Confidencias Reales  debuts with 3,000 copies sold in the week ending Dec. 14, according to Nielsen Music. Willy Chirino Op-Ed: Why U.S.-Cuba Thaw Is No…

  10. Alejandro Fernandez Announces U.S. Arena Tour

    September 06, 2013 4:50 PM EDT Backed by big screen images of the Mexican landscape and a robotic light show, singer Alejandro Fernandez -- whose "Confidencias" debuted at No. 1 this week on the Top Latin Albums -- will tour the U.S. this fall.  Fernandez will perform Sept. 15th in Las Vegas for his 11th annual…

  11. Alejandro Fernandez Posts His Biggest Sales Week Ever

    September 05, 2013 2:37 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez notches his best sales week in his 20-plus year career as his 15th studio album, "Confidencias," out on Universal Music Latino, debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 21,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set’s impressive…

  12. Chart Highlights: Adele, Taylor Swift, Madonna Notch New No. 1s

    March 19, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Adele ascends to the Adult Contemporary summit, Swift crowns Country Songs and Madonna is the dancing queen again Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our…

  13. Placido Domingo Honored As Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    November 11, 2010 11:45 AM EST Rock and pop crooners from throughout Latin America praised opera icon Plácido Domingo as an inspiration to all Hispanics during a star-studded tribute concert in Las Vegas honoring the Spanish tenor's career. Domingo, known to popular music audiences for his "Three Tenors"…

  14. Latin Grammy 2010 Predictions: And the Winner Is...

    November 10, 2010 5:00 PM EST It's time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday night (Nov. 11.) Alejandro Sanz , Juan Luis Guerra , Jorge Drexler and Camila lead the nominees , but who will emerge…

  15. Hot Tours: Alejandro Fernandez, George Strait and Reba, Justin Bieber

    November 04, 2010 11:44 AM EDT Alejandro Fernández tops Hot Tour this week with box office stats reported from his recent 10-show run at Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City. Eight of the shows occurred in September (8-10, 18-19, 23-25) and the final two performances were on Oct. 8-9. Gross totals surpassed 72.8 million pesos…

  16. Alejandro Sanz, Juan Luis Guerra Lead Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 08, 2010 12:45 PM EDT Latin Grammy darlings Alejandro Sanz and Juan Luis Guerra , along with past nominee Jorge Drexler , led the nominations for the 11th edition of the awards with four nods each, tying Mario Domm, the lead singer and songwriter of pop group Camila . The nominees for the 2010 Latin Grammys, which…

  17. Chart Beat Tuesday: Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias

    June 01, 2010 1:05 PM EDT BIG 'HOUSE': Miranda Lambert celebrates her first No. 1 on Country Songs, as "The House That Built Me" rises 2-1. Lambert had previously peaked as high as the runner-up spot with her prior single, "White Liar." (All charts on billboard.com are refreshed each…

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Gleans 2nd No. 1

    May 27, 2010 5:15 PM EDT TV SETS: With an album that opens with a cover of the Beatles ' "Hello Goodbye," the "Glee" cast breaks a Billboard 200 record that the Fab Four had held for almost 44 years. Just four weeks after the troupe topped the Billboard 200 with "Glee: the Music, the…

  19. Hot Tours: André Rieu, George Strait, Taylor Swift

    April 29, 2010 11:55 AM EDT Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the latest Hot Tours ranking with a heavily back-dated reported gross from 53 European concerts dating from November through February. The shows, primarily in France and Germany, were part of the classical artist¹s third 2009 trek through European venues. The…

  20. 50 Latin Stars Gather To Record 'Somos El Mundo'

    February 22, 2010 7:40 AM EST The atmosphere at Miami's Bongo's restaurant, perched on top of the American Airlines Arena, was almost festive as an endless stream of Latin acts began to file inside. They were there to record "Somos el Mundo," the Spanish-language version of " We Are the World ,…

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