1. Alejandro Sanz Rules Latest Hot Tours Roundup

    February 11, 2016 9:06 PM EST Alejandro Sanz heads up the latest compilation of top-grossing Hot Tours with ticket sales totaling $1.1 million from a two-night stand at Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional on Jan. 29 and 30. Touring in support of his latest album Sirope released last May, the Spanish singer-songwriter kicked…

  2. Alejandro Sanz Concert Special to Air on HBO Latino

    January 20, 2016 3:38 PM EST After airing concert specials by the likes of Reik, Thalia and Yandel in 2015, HBO Latino launches its special music programming in 2016 with Sirope Vivo , a live show by Spanish star Alejandro Sanz . Filmed at Madrid’s Barclaycard Center in September, the show was part of Sanz’s Sirope World…

  3. Billboard.com's 10 Best Latin Songs of 2015: Critics' Picks

    December 21, 2015 3:48 PM EST The top-charting songs of the year are not necessarily the critics’ favorites. But in this case, we couldn’t help but be wooed all around by “El perdón,” which tops our critics' list for 2015. 10. Victor Manuelle , "Que Suenen los Tambores"  This song celebrating the joy of…

  4. Latin Grammys: BMI, ASCAP & SESAC Come Together for Star-Studded 'Los Producers' Benefit Concert

    November 19, 2015 2:41 PM EST In a historic first, the world’s three largest performance rights organizations, BMI, ASCAP and SESAC, joined forces to present the annual “Los Producers” benefit concert on the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards (Nov. 18) at the Fremont Country Club in Las Vegas. Over 20 past Latin Grammy…

  5. Latin Stars' Concert Fees Investigated for Possible Fraud: Report

    October 19, 2015 5:17 AM EDT Panamanian officials question declared payments for Enrique Iglesias, Julio Iglesias, Alejandro Sanz and other artists Enrique Iglesias, Alejandro Sanz and Julio Iglesias are among the artists named in an investigation by Panamanian tax authorities into possible tax evasion, concerning money…

  6. Spain Says 'Sí' to Streaming, Recording Biz on the Rise

    July 27, 2015 3:00 AM EDT Overall Spanish music sales grew by almost 11% in first half of 2015 Streaming has saved Spain’s music market, according to a new report from Spanish industry association Promusicae, which cites gains in streaming of almost 40% in the first six months of 2015, compared to the same period last…

  7. 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…

  8. Sanz's 'Sirope' Debuts at No. 1 in the U.S., Tops Nine-Year-Old Sales High in Spain

    May 13, 2015 5:39 PM EDT As widely expected, Alejandro Sanz ’s Sirope  (Syrup) debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart dated May 23. It's Sanz’s fourth No. 1, further bolstered by his performance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards April 30 and the recent announcement of his participation as a…

  9. Alejandro Sanz Talks 'Syrup' and the Ghost of Paco de Lucia

    May 05, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Spanish star Alejandro Sanz’s much anticipated new studio album, Sirope (Syrup), dropped May 5 -- Cinco de Mayo. The release date was sheer coincidence, and it followed his performance of “Un zombie a la interperie” at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 30. Although often spirited,…

  10. Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Perform at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    October 19, 2014 7:48 PM EDT David Bisbal, Jencarlos Canela and Diego Torres hit the stage as well, honoring Latin songwriters and Latin music champions The second annual La Musa Awards presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame was an eminently musical and emotional affair whose elegant execution bodes well for…

  11. Laura Pausini, Juanes, David Bisbal To Perform At The 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 13, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Multilingual pop music superstar Laura Pausini, Spanish idol David Bisbal, globally acclaimed Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes, and Regional Mexican chart toppers La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho are the first artists confirmed to perform at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music…

  12. International Artists Pay Tribute to Paco de Lucia

    February 27, 2014 8:57 PM EST The flamenco guitar master, who left behind an unreleased album, will be laid to rest this weekend in Southern Spain Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake…

  13. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. More Latin Grammys Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV Red…

  14. Alejandro Sanz Awarded Berklee Honorary Doctorate

    November 06, 2013 11:16 PM EST Spanish pop sensation Alejandro Sanz stepped into a music school for the first time Wednesday and received an honorary doctorate degree from one of the world's foremost institutions devoted to his craft. Sanz accepted the honor from Berklee College of Music in Boston before more than 1…

  15. Hot Tours: Iron Maiden No. 1, Wraps Maiden England Tour

    October 17, 2013 7:38 PM EDT Veteran English metal band Iron Maiden has ended its Maiden England world tour that began in June 2012 and played in the Americas and Europe during the past two summers. Leading this week’s Hot Tours tally with $15.2 million in ticket sales, the band scores the top ranking with revenue…

  16. Natalie Cole, Draco Rosa, Carlos Vives Among Latin Grammy Nominees

    September 25, 2013 12:10 PM EDT Pop music in various forms made a strong showing this year in the Latin Grammy nominations with familiar faces in the running including Colombian singer Carlos Vives, a leading contender with five nominations; Spanish star Alejandro Sanz and Mexican Latin alternative songstress Julieta…

  17. White House Postpones ‘Musica Latina’ Concert After Navy Yard Massacre

    September 16, 2013 11:51 PM EDT The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead. "In light of today's tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard and out of respect for the…

  18. Gloria Estefan, Prince Royce Bringing Latin Sounds to the White House

    September 11, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Gloria Estefan, Prince Royce, Arturo Sandoval and other musicians are bringing their Latin sounds to the White House next week. The latest "In Performance at the White House" program will be taped Monday and will showcase Latin music during Hispanic Heritage Month. The White House…

  19. 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…

  20. Alejandro Sanz Lights-Up Nokia Theatre on His 'La Música No Se Toca' Tour: Review

    May 03, 2013 2:54 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz graciously walked onto the stage at Nokia Theatre looking every bit ready for a voracious audience wanting, leaning and feeling his every step. They devoured his every syllable as the crooner opened his U.S. tour in Los Angeles. Fans could not, would not, sit still.   From…

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