1. Natalie Cole at the Hollywood Bowl: Live Review

    August 19, 2013 5:08 PM EDT   Natalie Cole's hometown concert at the Hollywood Bowl came as her first Spanish-language album, "Natalie Cole en Español," marked seven weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Latin Pop Albums chart. The album is No. 6 this week on Top Latin Albums, where it debuted at No. 1.  A…

  2. 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…

  3. Natalie Cole Crosses Over: Spanish Album on the Way

    May 27, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Yes--or in this case, sí­-Natalie Cole's first album in Spanish includes a duet with her late father. And like "Unforgettable," the song that won a Grammy Award in 1992 and foreshadowed today's holographic performance trend, the black-tie rumba "Acercate Mas" (…

  4. Chart Highlights: P!nk's 'Reason' Powers To No. 1 On Pop Songs

    May 06, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Plus, new No. 1s for Alexis Jordan and Florida Georgia Line. 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 charts are refreshed on billboard.com every…

  5. Bebo Valdés, Cuban Music Giant, Dies at 94

    March 22, 2013 8:06 PM EDT The pioneering musician was a founder of Latin jazz. Bebo Valdés was a big man whose music revealed a huge heart. The gentle giant of Cuban music, who died Friday (March 22) at age 94, was one of the founders of Latin jazz, and a pioneer in bringing Afro-Cuban sacred rhythms to popular…

  6. 'Baby Bieber' YouTube Star Austin Mahone Signs to Universal Republic

    August 28, 2012 9:44 PM EDT Austin Mahone, the teen YouTube star profiled in the June 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter, has signed with Universal Republic Records, home to Owl City , Florence + The Machine , the late Amy Winehouse and Dev . The 16-year-old tweeted a photo of the big moment in which he is pictured…

  7. Chart Highlights: Hunter Hayes Debuts on Country Songs (Video)

    February 27, 2012 6:15 PM EST The 20-year-old bows with his second chart entry, "Wanted." Hear an exclusive live version of the ballad, performed at Billboard's offices. Plus, Carrie Underwood storms the chart's top 30. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  8. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Tops Adult Pop Songs

    September 26, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 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 charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon…

  9. Pete Wentz's New Band Premieres First Video

    November 10, 2010 5:30 PM EST P ete Wentz is back! The Fall Out Boy bassist unveiled the video for "Club Called Heaven," the first track from his new band Black Cards , yesterday (Nov. 9). Video: Black Cards, "Club Called Heaven" Tour photographer and filmmaker Shane Valdes directs the vintage horror…

  10. Wynton Marsalis in Cuba for Historic Jazz Concerts

    October 04, 2010 5:40 PM EDT A country known for groundbreaking jazz is getting a visit from one of America's leading trumpeters, who spent the weekend jamming with Cuban legends ahead of a concert series that will put musicians from the two Cold War enemies on stage together. The visit by Wynton Marsalis and his…

  11. Pharrell Williams Launches Teen Site Kidult.com

    March 30, 2010 9:00 PM EDT Hit songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams is the force behind a new online venture: Kidult.com . Described by Williams in a press release as a "reliable news source that speaks directly to teenagers," Kidult.com features edited and user-generated content that encompasses current…

  12. 'My Dick' Rises To Become First Charting Student Musical

    March 18, 2010 7:14 PM EDT For the first time in memory -- and quite possibly ever -- a student-produced college musical's cast recording debuts on a Billboard chart. And the student show album that takes the honor is the, ahem, cheeky "Me And My Dick" from a troupe at the University of Michigan. Kudos…

  13. Concha Buika & Chucho Valdes, "El Último Trago"

    October 30, 2009 3:26 PM EDT It's not surprising that the Afro-Spanish singer Concha Buika is a favorite of the filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. Her husky handling of the copla, a Spanish torch song with flamenco flourishes, and other styles suitable for late-night listening are as knowingly decadent as Almodovar's…

  14. The All-For-Nots

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The All-for-Nots seem like your average indie-rock band: They tour the East Coast in an old van, equipped with a clueless but optimistic manager, all the while engaging in a slew of conflicts both int The All-for-Nots seem like your average indie-rock band: They tour the East Coast in an old…

  15. Conga Legend Valdes Dies At 81

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Master conga player Carlos "Patato" Valdes, the man that Tito Puente once called "the greatest conguero alive," died in New York last night (Dec. 4) of lung failure. He was 81. Master conga player Carlos "Patato" Valdes, the man that Tito Puente once called "…

  16. Salsa Bandleader Delgado Defects To U.S.

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has defected to the United States to pursue an international career, a former associate said today (Jan. 26). Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has defected to the United States to pursue an…

  17. Florez

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In its short career, rock outfit Florez has found plenty of industry cheerleaders. The still-unsigned band has linked with BMG Songs North America for a co-publishing agreement. And despite having onl In its short career, rock outfit Florez has found plenty of industry cheerleaders. The still…

  18. Buena Vista Singer Pio Leyva Dies In Cuba

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pio Leyva, a singer and composer in the Buena Vista Social Club band of veteran Cuban musicians, died today (March 23) of a heart attack in Havana. He was 88. Pio Leyva, a singer and composer in the Buena Vista Social Club band of veteran Cuban musicians, died today (March 23) of a heart…

  19. Mariah Wins Big At Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Carey netted artist…

  20. 2005 Latin Grammy Awards Winners

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Below is a complete list of winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Record of…

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