1. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Complete List of 2014 Finalists

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST The finalists for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards are out, with Romeo Santos leading the charge with entries in 17 categories. Prince Royce and Marc Anthony are close behind with 16 and 15, respectively. The late Jenni Rivera is an 11-time finalist this year, and other major…

  2. Sasquatch! Music Festival: Outkast, Soundgarden, Robyn Top Separate Lineups

    February 04, 2014 10:36 AM EST Washington state festival now taking place on Memorial Day weekend and Fourth Of July weekend. The Sasquatch! Music Festival, located at the Gorge in Quincy, Wash., is expanding to two patriotic weekends in 2014, with completely unique lineups for its standard Memorial Day weekend and new…

  3. Pat Benatar, Pentatonix, 98 Degrees Added to 'The Sing-Off' Finale

    December 20, 2013 7:55 PM EST Grab your pitch pipes -- "The Sing-Off" has announced the lineup for its two-hour finale on Monday night. Special guests Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will sing their 1984 hit duet  “We Belong," and season three winners Pentatonix will also return to the stage they conquered in…

  4. New Shakira Single Set for January

    December 17, 2013 3:10 PM EST A new album is set to follow in early 2014. Shakira’s first single from her upcoming studio album will be released in January, Sony Music Entertainment has announced. The album, the superstar’s first on Sony label RCA, is set for an early 2014 release. Shakira has said in interviews that the…

  5. Tributes To Gustavo Cerati: 10 Cover Songs To Watch

    December 13, 2013 6:16 AM EST Gustavo Cerati was bestowed the title of “Distinguished Citizen” by the city of Buenos Aires last week, an official honor that has accompanied the more personal musical tributes which have surfaced for the singer and guitarist.   Cerati, best known as the front man of the legendary Argentine…

  6. Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Zoé Heading to Vive Latino Festival in Mexico City

    December 09, 2013 2:40 PM EST Fifteenth edition of the massive music festival set for March 27-30 Arcade Fire, Zoé, Nine Inch Nails, Los Bunkers, Los Tigres del Norte, Calle 13, La Maldita Vecindad and Placebo are among bands who will play the 15th edition of the massive Vive Latino Festival, set for Mexico City in March.…

  7. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  8. Bono Pens Essay on Nelson Mandela: 'He Could Charm the Birds Off the Trees'

    December 05, 2013 6:53 PM EST "As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager." Bono's essay on Nelson Mandela, published by Time mere minutes after news of the South African leader's death on Thursday, is filled with reason upon reason why the U2…

  9. Foo Fighters Announce First Concerts Since Hiatus

    November 01, 2013 8:42 PM EDT The Foo Fighters are returning to the stage to perform the band's first concert since its hiatus. The Dave Grohl-led rock band, which went dormant in 2012, will play a show in Mexico City next month, Rolling Stone reports . The band will play two dates -- Dec. 11 and Dec. 13 -- at the…

  10. Diana Fuentes, 'Será Sol': Exclusive Video Premiere

    October 29, 2013 12:15 PM EDT Diana Fuentes gambols through the video for "Será Sol," which she describes as a song "about that sensation of change, of moving on, of starting something new." As you might guess by the Cuban singer’s blissful expression, that feeling is personal. Fuentes, 28, signed…

  11. 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…

  12. Los Tigres del Norte to Receive Legends Award at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 03, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Mexican music legends Los Tigres del Norte will receive the first ever Lider award at next week's Billboard Mexican Music Awards. The recognition for their leadership role and social activism will take place at the awards ceremony, during which Los Tigres will also perform, to be…

  13. Los Tigres del Norte, Diana Reyes to Perform at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 02, 2013 4:21 PM EDT Kevin Ortiz, Los Primos MX and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez also added to the Oct. 9 show Los Tigres del Norte, Diana Reyes, Kevin Ortiz, Los Primos MX, and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez are scheduled to perform at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards show, to be…

  14. Carla Morrison Sings in English, Talks 'The Truth' Song at 'DIY 2.0' Panel

    July 13, 2013 11:43 AM EDT Mexican-born Carla Morrison, wildly successful in her native country, returned to the 14th edition of the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) this week in New York. “It’s not always about the song,” Morrison declared during the "DIY 2.0" panel, referring to the use of…

  15. Essence Festival 2013: Trey Songz, Charlie Wilson, New Edition Liven Up The Superdome

    July 07, 2013 12:57 PM EDT Essence was in full swing Saturday (July 6), as attendance thickened and Friday’s rain took a day off to allow a full day of non-stop singing and dancing. Daytime highlights included McDonald’s Black 365 Awards, which were filmed for their first TV airing on BET later this month. The show…

  16. Ex-Soda Stereo Drummer Charly Alberti Takes His Environmental Tour to Mexico

    June 07, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Charly Alberti, known throughout the Spanish-speaking world as the drummer of the legendary Argentine rock group Soda Stereo, was onstage in Mexico City this week, leading teens in a pledge to protect the planet. Over a million young people in Latin America have taken the Juramiento…

  17. Justin Bieber Announces Latin American Tour Dates; Shunned Venezuelans Can't 'Believe' It

    June 06, 2013 8:55 PM EDT The dates for the Latin American leg of Justin Bieber's "Believe" tour were announced today (June 6). The concerts for his Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking fans include some of the region's biggest and best-known venues, including Buenos Aires' River Plate…

  18. 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…

  19. Caroline Shaw Wins 2013 Pulitzer Music Prize

    April 15, 2013 8:00 PM EDT The 30-year-old musician won for "Partita for 8 Voices," an a cappella composition. Caroline Shaw isn't your typical Pulitzer Prize for music winner. The violinist and vocalist is just 30, a freelance musician in New York, a grad student at Princeton University and an all…

  20. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Don Omar, Romeo Santos & Jenni Rivera Among Top Finalists

    February 05, 2013 9:57 AM EST Don Omar has done it again. After leading the 2012 list of finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards with 16 finalist nods, he returns in 2013 with 18 nods, including Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year and Streaming Artist of the Year. Full List of Finalists…

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