1. Producer Sergio George to be Honored at BMI Latin Awards

    February 10, 2015 10:58 AM EST Top Latin songwriters and publishers to be announced at Miami Beach ceremony. Sergio George, the producer whose recordings with Marc Anthony , the Salsa Giants, Prince Royce and many other artists have revolutionized the sound of tropical music, will be honored with the BMI President's…

  2. Gustavo Cerati: A Personal Tribute

    December 30, 2014 6:47 PM EST Remembering Cerati, Soda Stereo & my days in 'La Ciudad de la Furia.' After all the personal prayers, massive hopes, musicians' tributes and fans' tweets of #vuelvecerati, Gustavo Cerati did not return. He died on Sept. 4, 2014. With Cerati's death came a…

  3. Cheo Feliciano, Paco de Lucia, Gustavo Cerati & Other Latin Greats We Lost in 2014

    December 30, 2014 5:10 PM EST As the year winds down, we remember seven Latin music greats who passed in 2014, leaving lasting legacies through music that broke ground and that remains relevant. Gustavo Cerati (Aug. 11, 1959-Sept. 4, 2014) The emblematic Argentine rock star was a man before his time. Despite his…

  4. CAA Signs Latin Music Label Fania Records

    December 16, 2014 1:47 AM EST A half-century after its founding, Fania Records is experiencing a renaissance . The iconic Latin music label is capping off its 50th anniversary by signing with CAA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. Founded by Dominican Republic-born bandleader Johnny Pacheco and attorney…

  5. Exclusive: Marc Anthony and Other Salsa Legends Share Memories of Legendary Label Fania Records

    August 28, 2014 2:47 PM EDT In this oral history, salsa legends share their memories -- good and bad -- of the most important tropical music label of all time During the early 1960s, Johnny Pacheco was riding high on Cuban-based Latin music. Dominican-born and New York-raised, Pacheco was a Juilliard-trained multi…

  6. Calle 13 Frontman Crowned King of NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade

    May 19, 2014 5:30 PM EDT "I'm still the king though I have no kingdom," Calle 13's René Pérez Joglar rapped on the group's popular song "Muerte en Hawaii." Pérez has now found a throne - on a float in New York's upcoming Puerto Rican Day Parade. The artist, known as much for…

  7. Salsa Great Cheo Feliciano Dies in Car Accident

    April 17, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the U.S. territory. He was 78. Officer Israel Arroyo says Feliciano was alone in his Jaguar when he hit a post before dawn Thursday in the northern suburb of Cupey. Crash Scene Footage (via El Nuevo Dia )…

  8. Arthur Hanlon Announces 'Encanto' Tour

    September 24, 2013 5:15 PM EDT Arthur Hanlon, who holds the distinction for being the only pianist to reach No. 1 on Billboard's Latin charts, kicks off his multi-city tour in October starting in Miami before taking his show to Puerto Rico, New York and Los Angeles. "El Encanto! A Magical Music Journey,"…

  9. Fania All Stars and Salsa Giants Announce Fall Concert Dates

    August 30, 2013 3:23 PM EDT Marc Anthony continues tour in support of his hit salsa album '3.0.' Salsa's summer comeback continues into fall with the announcement of concerts by Sergio George’s "Salsa Giants" and Salsa’s original super group, the Fania All Stars. Marc Anthony, whose salsa…

  10. Latin Summer Songs: 10 to Jam this Week

    July 02, 2013 1:23 PM EDT As we enter the month of July, we looked to our Latin charts and our iPod lists to find our very top picks for Latin summer songs. And while this is definitely a season for dance, we found plenty of romance as well. Read on for the Latin Notas staff picks of 10 Latin songs of the summer to…

  11. Marc Anthony Recording Salsa Album for 2013

    December 03, 2012 12:35 PM EST Producer Sergio George promises "a couple of surprises on this album" One of salsa music's most perfect combinations, Latin pop star Marc Anthony and producer Sergio George, are in the studio recording Anthony's next record. "We're doing a salsa album with brand…

  12. Gustavo Laureano

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the lead singer of Puerto Rican rock band La Secta Allstar. Now the singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player is enjoying his new guise as a peddler of h Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the lead singer of Puerto Rican rock band La…

  13. 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Awards Finalists Here are the 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists. The awards will be handed out May 8 at the Miami Arena. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Y Tu Te Vas" Chayanne (Sony Discos) "Quitame Ese Hombre" Pilar Montenegro (Univision) "El…