1. Mundo Colombia

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After two decades of toiling in relative obscurity, Celso PiÑa—a Mexican accordionist who plays traditional Colombian cumbias and vallenatos—suddenly became hip last year with Bar After two decades of toiling in relative obscurity, Celso Piña—a Mexican accordionist who plays traditional…

  2. Genetic World

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The groundbreaking theater work By the Hand of the Father had its premiere two years ago in Los Angeles. Created by Theresa Chavez, Rose Portillo, Alejandro Escovedo, and Eric Gutierrez—with so The groundbreaking theater work By the Hand of the Father had its premiere two years ago in Los…

  3. Anthony Captures A Trio Of ALMA Awards

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony walked away from Saturday night's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) awards ceremony in Los Angeles with three music honors, including the outstanding male performer trophy. Colombian song Marc Anthony walked away from Saturday night's American Latino Media Arts (ALMA)…

  4. Sanz Tops Spain's Premios De La Musica

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz won three awards at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony Friday in Madrid, Billboard Bulletin reports. Maria del Mar Bonet and Estrella Morente won two each. Sanz, who was not pr Alejandro Sanz won three awards at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony…

  5. 2002 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards -- which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music -- took place May 9 in Miami. Winners are determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs…

  6. BMI Latin Awards 2002

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI LATIN AWARDS 2002 Performing rights organization BMI presented its 9th Annual Latin Awards May 8 in Hollywood, Fla. The awards honor the top writers and publishers of the most performed Latin songs on U.S. radio and television. For more information, visit BMI.com . Here is the full list…

  7. Star Presenters Pack Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Everyone from Celia Cruz and Marco Antonio Solis to Ozomatli and Elvis Crespo will be on hand May 9 in Miami to serve as presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The star-studded affair will a Everyone from Celia Cruz and Marco Antonio Solis to Ozomatli and Elvis Crespo will be on…

  8. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Martsch, Classical Brits

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Doug Martsch, Classical Brits The third annual Latin Grammy Awards are set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. The awards will be broadcast live by CBS in the U.S. This year, the Latin Grammys will present winners in two new categories: best…

  9. Alejandro Sanz Sets Brief U.S. Tour

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin star Alejandro Sanz has scheduled a brief series of June U.S. concert performances. The artist's Live USA 2002 tour will get underway June 21 at the San Diego State Open Air Theatre, and continu Latin star Alejandro Sanz has scheduled a brief series of June U.S. concert…

  10. J. Lo Leads ALMA Music Nominees

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With nods in four categories, including outstanding female performer, Jennifer Lopez leads the list of music nominees for the 2002 American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards. Honoring outstanding artist With nods in four categories, including outstanding female performer, Jennifer Lopez leads…

  11. Corgan, Earle, Spector 'Waltz' In Chicago

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which organizers said raised $40,000 for Heartland Alliance's Neon Street, a local charit An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for…

  12. Billboard Bits: Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been added to the lineup for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which, as previously reported , will be held Saturday (March 23) at Chicago's Metro. Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt,…

  13. Earle, Chicago Vets 'Waltz' Again

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt, and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will join Nicholas Tremulis' house band for the fourth annual Waltz benefit. The event, set for March 23 at C Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt, and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy…

  14. 'O Brother,' Bluegrass Sweep Grammys

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors, but as many as six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious album of the year statuette, originated from the R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors,…

  15. Furtado, Blige, Franklin Added To Grammys

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still being confirmed for the big show tonight (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Gospel artist Kirk Franklin will join U2 onst With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still…

  16. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  17. Extended Grammys Telecast Adds More Talent

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, leading CBS to extend its planned three-hour live broadcast on Wednesday (Feb. 27) A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's…

  18. Grammy Performance List Swells

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards celebration. Also signi Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest…

  19. Grammys Add More Performers, Presenters

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child will perform with Alejandro Sanz at the 44th Grammy Awards, which will also feature newly confirmed performances by Train and Alan Jackson. As previously reported, other performances i Destiny's Child will perform with Alejandro Sanz at the 44th Grammy Awards, which…

  20. Sereno

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Spaniard Miguel BosÉ has always been a restless musical stylist, intent not only on melody and lyrics but also on ambiance and sonic exploration. Spaniard Miguel Bosé has always been a restless musical stylist, intent not only on melody and lyrics but also on ambiance and sonic exploration.…

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