1. Julio Iglesias Turns 70: Celebrate With Some of His Best Loved Songs

    September 23, 2013 10:00 PM EDT Julio Iglesias turns 70 today (Sept. 23), and pop music's archetypal Latin lover is still busy romancing fans around the world. Julio Iglesias turns 70 today (Sept. 23), and pop music's archetypal Latin lover is still busy romancing fans around the world. The first U.S. date on…

  2. Ricky Martin to Fans: Write My World Cup Song

    September 13, 2013 4:34 PM EDT Sony will launch "Super Song" contest in December to create a track for upcoming World Cup album, but it will NOT be the official anthem Ricky Martin is inviting fans to enter an international contest created by Sony to write a 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil song which he will record.…

  3. Mecano’s José María Cano Addresses Berklee College of Music Valencia's First Graduating Class

    July 23, 2013 11:31 PM EDT Pioneering pop artist says “Getting into the music world today is very brave.” José Maria Cano, the songwriter and musician who founded the pioneering Spanish pop group Mecano with singer Ana Torroja and his brother Nacho, gave the commencement address to the first graduating class at the…

  4. Good Rats Singer Peppi Marchello Dies

    July 11, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Long Island rock legend Peppi Marchello, who for decades fronted The Good Rats, lovingly dubbed "the world's most famous unknown band," died on Wednesday of an apparent cardiac arrest. He was 68. The news of his death was first announced on the band's Facebook page ,…

  5. Beyonce Headlines 'Chime for Change' Charity Concert for Women in London

    June 01, 2013 10:30 PM EDT Beyonce and a few famous friends — including John Legend , Jennifer Lopez and Madonna — turned the home of English rugby into a fortress for women's rights at a star-studded charity concert . Beyonce headlined a concert at Twickenham rugby stadium in London in support of Chime for…

  6. CODER Picks of the Week: Laurel Halo, Hardwell, Ripperton and More

    May 24, 2013 2:18 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew reviews their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Jacob and Elissa have to say. Laurel Halo: "Sex Mission" (Hyperdub) This week, Laurel Halo returned to Hyperdub with “Behind the Green Door,” an EP to…

  7. Selena Gomez Debuts 'Come and Get It' On MTV Movie Awards

    April 15, 2013 12:31 AM EDT Also, performances from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and host Rebel Wilson The 2013 MTV Movie Awards had plenty of memorable music moments -- highlighted by the premiere performance of Selena Gomez's new song, "Come and Get It." Earlier this month, Jason Evigan, who collaborated…

  8. Mariah Carey to Release New Song on Tuesday

    February 16, 2013 8:18 PM EST "Almost Home," from the forthcoming movie "Oz: The Great and Powerful," goes to radio on Feb. 19. Just in time for the long weekend, superstar singer, American Idol judge and diva extraordinaire Mariah Carey is letting fans whet their appetite for new music by…

  9. Mariah Carey Records New Song for Disney's 'Oz The Great and Powerful'

    February 06, 2013 11:45 AM EST "Almost Home" to be released Feb. 19; David LaChapelle is directing the music video Mariah Carey has recorded "Almost Home" for Disney's fantasy feature "Oz The Great and Powerful." Island Def Jam will release "Almost Home" on Feb. 19 and…

  10. A Grammy Maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen Hoping for Golden Debut

    February 05, 2013 8:24 PM EST The "Call Me Maybe" star will look to pick up her first trophy at Sunday's ceremony. Carly Rae Jepsen 's "Call Me Maybe" became the soundtrack for endless viral online fun last year: U.S. infantry soldiers lip-synched to it in Afghanistan's Kunar Province.…

  11. James Franco's Band Working on Full-Length Album

    October 04, 2012 11:50 AM EDT Oscar-nominated actor describes working with Smokey Robinson on his band Daddy's first EP, 'MotorCity.' James Franco has been James Dean, Spider-Man pal Harry Osborn, Hugh Hefner, "127 Hours" climber Aron Ralston and, soon, the wizard of Oz. But his latest role is in…

  12. Tony Bennett To Release Latin Music 'Duets' Album in October

    August 02, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 'Viva Duets' to feature collaborations with Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Gloria Estefan and more. After a pair of "Duets" albums allowed Tony Bennett to revisit classic songs with the help of some younger stars, the 85-year-old singing legend is returning to the format, this…

  13. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita join for 'Viva la Musica' Event

    July 19, 2012 7:48 PM EDT Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel , pop star Franco De Vita and actor and salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Venezuela called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert for peace." Some 200,000 people are…

  14. Hot Tours: Bruce Springstreen, Kenny Chesney, Franco De Vita

    June 29, 2012 2:30 PM EDT The legendary Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band take the No. 1 slot on the Hot Tours chart with ticket revenue reported from five venues as the Wrecking Ball World Tour winds its way through Europe heading into the month of July. Stadium concerts in Italy, Spain and the U.K. are…

  15. Mike Doughty Opens 'Book of Drugs,' Says J.Lo & Music Thieves Saved His Life

    December 07, 2011 4:40 PM EST On His Soul Coughing Music: 'I Think It's Really, Really Bad' Mike Doughty's 2011 was not bad, not bad at all. The veteran singer/songwriter saw his latest collection of hypnotic, wistful, sometimes absurd acoustic-based missives, "Yes And Also Yes," land the…

  16. Selena Gomez Gets 'Raw' in New Harmony Korine Film

    December 06, 2011 3:50 PM EST Selena Gomez is set to star in a "raw" role in indie filmmaker Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," alongside James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Emma Roberts. Selena Gomez As Hipster: Watch Her 'Hit The Lights' Video The film revolves around a group of female…

  17. 2011 Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See

    November 11, 2011 8:00 AM EST The Latin Grammys aired Nov. 10 on the Univision network form the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Here's what you didn't see on screen. 1. Demi Lovato , who performed at the Latin Gramys alongside newcomer Pablo Alboran, is preparing to release an all-Spanish album sometime…

  18. Latin Grammys: Calle 13 Makes History in Star-Studded Night

    November 10, 2011 11:55 PM EST The 12th annual Latin Grammys, which were telecast live from the Mandalay Bay, made it a night the Puerto Rican rapping duo Calle 13 will not soon forget as they dominated the awards show with a staggering nine wins including record of the year, best urban music album and best alternative…

  19. Shakira Honored as Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    November 10, 2011 1:25 PM EST Colombian superstar Shakira was feted Wednesday night by a wide of array of performers, including her father, at what may have been the best-attended Person of the Year event in the 12 years since the Latin Grammys kicked off. Shakira, decked in a long, Grecian-themed blue dress, arrived at…

  20. Calle 13, Shakira, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys

    October 24, 2011 10:35 AM EDT Multi-nominee Calle 13 , Venezuelan troubadour Franco de Vita with Mexican rocket Alejandra Guzman , rockers Mana with Prince Royce (who performed last year but is featured in a remake of Mana's current single, "El Verdadero Amor Perdona"), Person of the year honoree Shakira ,…

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