1. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1994-1998

    April 08, 2014 7:06 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a special discount. In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the greatest moments from Latin music's…

  2. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1989-1993

    April 01, 2014 7:05 PM EDT In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the greatest moments from Latin music's premiere event. The conference has hosted Superstar Q&A’s from Latin legends including Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Don Omar and the late…

  3. Justin Bieber Calls Selena Gomez 'Elegant Princess' on Instagram

    March 03, 2014 12:21 PM EST Justin Bieber is letting the world know how he still feels about his one-time girlfriend, Selena Gomez. On Monday morning (Mar. 3), Bieber posted a photo of his ex-girlfriend on Instagram , describing Gomez as the "Most elegant princess in the world." The photo of Gomez was taken at…

  4. Andy Garcia Shows 'Cachao' More Love, Says He's 'Threatening to Record' an Album

    February 17, 2014 3:15 PM EST Andy Garcia has directed another tribute to his longtime musical idol, Israel Lopez "Cachao." The pioneering Cuban bassist and mambo originator, first profiled by Garcia in his 1993 documentary "Como Su Ritmo No Hay Dos," is the subject of a six-minute film produced for…

  5. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Vanessa White & Lily Allen

    February 07, 2014 5:00 PM EST Best : Vanessa White Vanessa White shined alongside bandmate Mollie King while attending InStyle's The Best of British Talent pre-BAFTA party at Dartmouth House on (Feb. 4) in London. The front gal of The Saturdays proved you could look sultry and cute  while wearing an Emilio De La…

  6. Diomedes Diaz, Colombian Vallenato Star, Dead at 56

    December 23, 2013 10:38 AM EST Diomedes Diaz, one of Colombia’s most popular vallenato stars and a man whose lifestyle was as discussed as his music, died suddenly of a heart attack in a clinic in the northern city of Valledupar on Dec. 22, just days after the release of his 30th album. He was 56 years old. A colorful…

  7. Gloria Estefan Readies New, Multi-Lingual Take on the Standards Album

    August 20, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Recording this album was like coming home, and I hope to do it again" On Sept. 2, 1978, at an intimate celebration in his parents' home, newlyweds Emilio and Gloria Estefan danced their first dance as husband and wife. It was to "El Dia Que Me Quieras," the…

  8. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Miley Cyrus and Cher

    June 28, 2013 12:54 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus has been rocking killer threads lately, so it’s no shock that the singer landed on our best dressed list this week. Miley stunned in blue while…

  9. 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" (…

  10. Ryan Seacrest To Produce New Telemundo Music Series

    May 13, 2013 4:04 AM EDT Ryan Seacrest will produce a new music series for the Spanish-speaking Telemundo network that will feature two established artists competing against each other for the audience's vote. The format for "Superstar Showdown" has been successful in other countries. Emilio Romano,…

  11. Gloria Estefan Talks Career, New Album at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    April 25, 2013 8:20 AM EDT It takes a lot of hard work to keep the crown as queen of all Latina musical artists. But Gloria Estefan makes it look easy. Latin music's premier female artist -- with seven Latin Grammys and more than 100 million albums sold -- has a new album, a Broadway show about her life, a…

  12. Beyonce's Mrs. Carter Show Tour Opener: The 5 Best Looks and Designer Commentary

    April 16, 2013 5:08 PM EDT Queen B's tour launched last night. Check out the best looks from the evening and comments from two of the five designers: The Blonds and Emilio Pucci. Beyonce kicked off her Mrs. Carter Show Tour in Serbia on Monday night (April 15), showing off a plethora of divalicious costumes.…

  13. Gloria Estefan to Speak at Billboard Latin Conference

    March 12, 2013 5:38 PM EDT Superstar Gloria Estefan has been confirmed for a Superstar Q&A session during the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, taking place April 22 to 25 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami. Estefan, perhaps the most iconic Latin diva in the world, will sit with Leila Cobo,…

  14. Gloria Estefan Developing a Musical on Her Life

    February 05, 2013 7:00 PM EST Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio are hoping the rhythm is going to lead to Broadway. The duo on Tuesday announced that they've teamed up with the Nederlander Organization to try to create a musical based on their lives and take it to the Great White Way. "We are very excited…

  15. Jon Bon Jovi Stands 'Up' for New Movie Songs at Club Gig

    November 21, 2012 2:00 PM EST In the wake of the announcement of an arena and stadium tour in 2013 for his band , Jon Bon Jovi opted for a small club to introduce the two new songs he has in the film "Stand Up Guys." Bon Jovi performed a 40-minute acoustic set Tuesday to about 80 people at the Mint, playing the…

  16. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Don Omar, Prince Royce Win Big

    April 26, 2012 11:05 PM EDT In a year when Billboard's Latin charts were dominated by uptempo dance music and a slew of younger names, veteran hitmaker Don Omar and newcomer Prince Royce tied as the biggest winners at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, earning eight honors each. Complete Winners List Presented…

  17. Pitbull Confirmed For Q&A at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    February 16, 2012 12:30 PM EST Billboard will host a Q&A with superstar Pitbull as part of the 23rd annual Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm and taking place April 23-26 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami. The intimate, in-depth conversation will take place April 25 as part of the…

  18. Hooked: Lana Del Rey Lands Modeling Deal & Beyonce Graces French Glamour

    January 04, 2012 1:25 PM EST Lana Del Rey, the sultry songstress behind "Video Games," has not only snatched the attention of many in the music industry, but she's quickly becoming a sweetheart of the fashion world. The eerie sound and self-directed video for her song reverberated worldwide when it was…

  19. Salvatore Licitra, Tenor Dubbed 'Pavarotti's Heir,' Dead at 43

    September 05, 2011 11:50 PM EDT Salvatore Licitra, a tenor known in his Italian homeland as the "new Pavarotti" for his potent voice and considerable stamina, died Monday at age 43 after spending nine days in a coma following a motorscooter accident in Sicily. Catania's Garibaldi Hospital, announcing the…

  20. La 5a Estacion's Natalia Jimenez Strikes Out On Her Own

    June 21, 2011 9:18 AM EDT As a teenage music conservatory student in Madrid, Natalia Jimenez entered her eight-piece band in a rock contest in the nearby town of Torrelodones. But then, on the day of the show, the band backed out. Undaunted, Jimenez got on her motorbike with her guitar and headed to the show where, in…

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