1. Court Papers: Estefano Begged Shooter To Spare Him

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin songwriter Estefano said he begged for his life before his handyman shot and critically wounded him at his waterfront mansion, according to court documents. Latin songwriter Estefano said he begged for his life before his handyman shot and critically wounded him at his waterfront…

  2. Latin Songwriter Estefano Shot In Miami

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Police said a handyman delivering drugs shot and critically wounded a prominent Latin music songwriter and producer Fabio Alonso Salgado, better known as Estefano, inside a waterfront Miami mansion. S Police said a handyman delivering drugs shot and critically wounded a prominent Latin music…

  3. She Is 'Woman,' Hear Her Roar

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena," a biopic on the Latin Tejano star who sang in Spanish and was on the verge of an English-language crossover prior to her Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena…

  4. Exclusive: J. Lo's First Spanish Album Due In April

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena," a biopic on the Latin Tejano star who sang in Spanish and was on the verge of an English-language crossover prior to her Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena…

  5. Chayanne: Out To Captivate Fans

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chayanne, one of the top performing acts in Latin music, has always followed a new release with a tour. But this time around, the Puerto Rican star reversed that formula. "Cautivo," his new studio set due Sept. 27 on Sony BMG, follows a…

  6. Thalía's 'Sixth Sense'

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Pop songstress Thalía has named her new album "El Sexto Sentido" not after a song, but after a state of mind. "It holds a big mystery—the mystery of life, of human feeling, of broken hearts. The mystery of the sixth sense,"…

  7. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Below are the finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 28 in Miami. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Me Dedique A Perderte" Alejandro Fernandez (Sony Discos) "Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor" Juanes (Surco…

  8. The Prince's 40-Year Reign: A Billboard Q&A

    November 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In a long, storied career, José José -- whose fans refer to him as "El Príncipe de la Canción" (the Prince of Song) -- has won renown not just as one of the finest crooners in Mexican pop music but as one of the country's greatest…

  9. 2003 Billboard Latin Music Award Winners

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Latin Music Award Winners Below are the winners of the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented May 8 in Miami. The winners are determined by sales and airplay measured by Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, respectively, reflected in the Billboard charts…

  10. Chayanne, Montenegro Take Billboard Latin Honors

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards. Veteran Puerto Rican singer Chayanne and rising Mexican star Pilar Montenegro were the big winners, each takin The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards.…

  11. Estrella Guia

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With his smooth-as-silk vocals, Brazilian singer Alexandre Pires takes another step toward heartthrob status among Spanish speakers with this collection of burnished Latin pop, layered arrangements, a With his smooth-as-silk vocals, Brazilian singer Alexandre Pires takes another step toward…

  12. 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…

  13. Thalía

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In Thalía, Mexican singer/actress Thalía brings forth a new sound that aims to be earthier, edgier, and far more rock-driven than her previous, more dulcified pop. In Thalía, Mexican singer/actress Thalía brings forth a new sound that aims to be earthier, edgier, and far more rock-driven than…

  14. Bohemio Enamorado

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a successful stint as half of the duo Donato y EstÉfano and after writing innumerable songs for Latin stars, Cuban Donato Poveda kicks off his own solo career with an album whose intimacy After a successful stint as half of the duo Donato y Estéfano and after writing innumerable songs…

  15. 2002 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards -- which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music -- took place May 9 in Miami. Winners are determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs…

  16. BMI Latin Awards 2002

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT BMI LATIN AWARDS 2002 Performing rights organization BMI presented its 9th Annual Latin Awards May 8 in Hollywood, Fla. The awards honor the top writers and publishers of the most performed Latin songs on U.S. radio and television. For more information, visit BMI.com . Here is the full list…

  17. 'Thalia' Reveals Her Gutsier Side

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Thalia, barefoot and without makeup, is fiddling with the remote control of her newly installed stereo system in her almost equally new home in Miami Beach. So here we are, listening to what even a ho Thalia, barefoot and without makeup, is fiddling with the remote control of her newly…

  18. Chayanne Grandes Exitos

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Puerto Rican singer Chayanne's first major hit as a solo act dates back to 1987 (the single "Fiesta en America"), but incredibly, in the ensuing 15 years, he has never released a disc of greatest hits Puerto Rican singer Chayanne's first major hit as a solo act dates back…

  19. Chayanne Says His Time Is Right

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST In 2000, following the release of his Grammy Award-nominated album "Simplemente" (Sony), Chayanne seemed primed for a crossover. He was known to mainstream America, thanks to a starring role in the fi In 2000, following the release of his Grammy Award-nominated album "…

  20. Rubio Wins Big At Los Premios

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer Paulina Rubio -- who made a spectacular comeback from a languishing career with her 2000 release, "Paulina" -- was the big winner at the third annual El Premio de la Gente Ritmo Latino Mexican singer Paulina Rubio -- who made a spectacular comeback from a languishing…

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