1. Jenni Rivera's Estate Launches Lawsuit Against Learjet Owners

    December 08, 2014 11:26 PM EST The estate of Mexican-American superstar Jenni Rivera on Monday sued the owners of a Learjet that crashed two years ago, killing the singer and several members of her entourage. The negligence case is against Starwood Management Inc., which owned the Learjet 25 jet that crashed in northern…

  2. How Phil Collins' 'In the Air Tonight' Influenced 'Miami Vice' Director Michael Mann -- and Lorde!

    October 27, 2014 2:28 PM EDT Michael Mann doesn't see what the big deal is. "I guess Miami Vice was a radical departure from everything else that was on TV at the time," says Mann, executive producer of the series. But the tricks Mann and others incorporated, including the prominent use of current music…

  3. Families Attempting to Settle Jenni Rivera Lawsuit

    September 09, 2014 5:22 PM EDT Attorneys for singer Jenni Rivera 's company and relatives of some of those killed alongside her in a plane crash told a judge on Tuesday (Sept. 9) that they are trying to settle a lawsuit against the late Mexican-American superstar's company. Jenni Rivera's Second Life: The…

  4. Five Latin Alternative Artists To Put On Your Radar

    July 16, 2014 9:42 PM EDT Though you might be familiar with the major players in Latin music, there is a world of alternative artists who operate beyond traditional media to grow their fan bases.  Latin America is host to a plethora of acts, some big in their own local territories, many worth discovering and adding to…

  5. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry, HAIM, Pharrell & More Make Moves

    February 24, 2014 3:05 PM EST Perry sets the Pop Songs weekly plays mark with 'Dark Horse'; HAIM hits its first airplay chart; and Pharrell's 'Happy' continues its multi-format surge Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  6. Lawsuit Filed Over Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Death

    February 14, 2014 10:23 PM EST The husband of Jenni Rivera, the Mexican-American pop star who died with six others in a 2012 plane crash, sued the aircraft's owners Friday alleging wrongful death. Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Esteban Loaiza filed the suit in Los Angeles Superior Court, City News Service reported…

  7. Jenni Rivera Memoir to Be Published in July

    February 19, 2013 8:48 AM EST Some final words from the late Mexican-American singer and TV star Jenni Rivera will be out this summer. Atria Books announced Monday it's publishing a memoir by the multimillion-selling artist, who died in a plane crash in December at age 43. "Unbreakable," coming out…

  8. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash: DNA Tests Begin

    December 11, 2012 4:25 PM EST Mexican authorities were performing DNA tests Tuesday on remains believed to belong to Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera and six other people killed when her plane went down in northern Mexico. Investigators said it would take days to piece together the wreckage of the plane…

  9. Jenni Rivera Was a Dodgers Fan to the Core

    December 10, 2012 10:00 PM EST For Jenni Rivera, Dodgers Stadium felt "like home."   In an interview at the stadium, where she sang the national anthem and "God Bless America" on the Latino-themed Viva Los Dodgers Day last summer, the L.A.-born and Long Beach-raised Regional Mexican star remembered…

  10. Chart Highlights: Aerosmith Returns To AC Chart

    October 29, 2012 3:55 PM EDT The group charts its first entry on the tally since 1998 - while one of its classics receives a Latin makeover. 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…

  11. Gil Robbins, Highwaymen Member & Folk Singer, Dies at 80

    April 10, 2011 5:57 PM EDT Gil Robbins, a folk singer, guitarist and member of the early 1960s group the Highwaymen , has died. He was 80. Robbins died Tuesday at his home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico, Tracey Jacobs said Saturday night in an email to The Associated Press. Jacobs is a publicist for Robbins' son, the…

  12. Juanes' "P.A.R.C.E." Track By Track

    December 01, 2010 5:00 PM EST Juanes releases his fifth studio album on Universal Music Latino. "P.A.R.C.E." takes its title from the Colombian term "parce" or "parcero," slang for bud or friend. "The entire concept is about friends and friendship," says Juanes, real name Juan…

  13. Cuba's Los Van Van Plan Long-Awaited U.S. Tour

    December 24, 2009 11:32 AM EST Grammy-winning Cuban band Los Van Van are celebrating 40 years of salsa revolution with a long-awaited return to the United States. Often called the 'Rolling Stones of salsa', the group will perform in Key West, Florida on January 28, ending a long absence from the United States…

  14. Colombian Singer Juanes Receives Threats Over Cuba Concert

    August 21, 2009 12:15 PM EDT Latin pop singer Juanes considered canceling a Sept. 20 concert in Cuba because he received what he felt were threatening messages on his Twitter account, according to a police report. The 17-time Latin Grammy winner is scheduled to hold his Paz Sin Fronteras - Peace Without Borders - concert…

  15. Los Amos de Nuevo Leon

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ask José Guajardo, lead singer of Los Amos de Nuevo León, to explain "El Hyphy" as it applies to regional Mexican music, and he will politely but firmly refer you to the lyrics of his group Ask José Guajardo, lead singer of Los Amos de Nuevo León, to explain "El Hyphy" as…

  16. Dion, Incubus, Latin Stars Join Relief Efforts

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian vocalist Celine Dion and California-based rock act Incubus are the latest artists pledging large cash contributions to tsunami relief efforts in Eastern Africa and Southern Asia. Spanish-lang Canadian vocalist Celine Dion and California-based rock act Incubus are the latest artists…

  17. Ponce, Pires To Play Latin Sports Awards

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural Premios Fox Sports Awards. Set for tomorrow (Dec. 17) at the New Radisson Hotel Miami, the event will be te Carlos Ponce and Alexandre Pires will be among those on hand to perform during the inaugural…

  18. 2003 Gardel Music Awards Winners

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Gardel Music Awards Winners NATIONAL AWARDS (artist in parentheses) Best Pop Female Album: Informacion Celeste (Fabiana Cantillo) Best Pop Male Album: Alegre Caballero (Ruben Rada) Best Pop Group Album: Mambru (Mambru) Best Rock Solo Album: Influencia (Charly Garcia) Best Rock Group…

  19. Artists Celebrate 'Being Out'

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed to openness and honesty" have contributed tracks to the benefit compilation "Being Out Rocks." A combination of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight artists "committed…

  20. Juanes Gets His Feet Wet

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The day before the Latin Grammy nominations were announced, Juan Esteban Aristizabal -- better known as Juanes -- arrived in Miami from his home in Bogota, Colombia, carrying only a gym bag and his gu The day before the Latin Grammy nominations were announced, Juan Esteban Aristizabal --…