1. Most Anticipated Latin Tours of 2017: Maluma, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs & More

    January 12, 2017 5:12 PM EST left us with many memories of great Latin tours that we all enjoyed from beginning to end. Acts like Maná , Nicky Jam , Daddy Yankee & Don Omar , Juan Luis Guerra , Chino & Nacho , Marc Anthony , Ricardo Montaner and even Juan Gabriel made us sing their greatest hits. The first…

  2. Franco De Vita Announces 2017 U.S. Tour

    December 13, 2016 12:37 PM EST Following the release of his new studio album Libre , Franco De Vita confirms a forthcoming U.S. tour that will kick off on March 18 in Miami.  The Venezuelan singer/songwriter will make stops in major cities including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The trek also includes a show in…

  3. The Story Behind Yandel's Beautiful Benefit Christmas Card: Check Out the Pictures

    December 05, 2016 3:45 PM EST The card was designed with Puerto Rican muralist Sofia Maldonado. Funds will go to Puerto Rico’s Psychopedagogical Institute. Yandel has joined a campaign to raise funds to benefit Puerto Rico's Psychopedagogical Institute by creating his own Christmas card, titled "Navidad bien…

  4. Latin American Music Awards 2016: Idina Menzel Set to Perform

    October 03, 2016 10:05 AM EDT Just days away from the second annual Latin American Music Awards, award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel  is confirmed to perform at the awards ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 6).  The chart-topping artist joins a long list of performers set for the night including Pitbull , CNCO , Franco…

  5. Franco de Vita's 'Donde Esta La Vida,' Jencarlos' 'Pa Que Me Invitan' & More New Music Friday

    August 12, 2016 2:34 PM EDT Following his last studio album,  En   Primera Fila , Franco de Vita dropped a new single on Friday (Aug. 12) titled "Dónde está la vida." The romantic song is part of an upcoming new album which will include new songs and old tracks. "We had had this song ready like two months…

  6. Prince Royce Names His Picks for Top 5 Male Latin Singers of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST Going to school or hanging out with friends while growing up in the Bronx, Prince Royce   heard the sounds of the day -- pop, R&B, hip-hop, some rock. Then at home it was Spanish and Latin music, legendary voices who seldom -- save for someone like Marc Anthony  -- crossed between his two…

  7. Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Franco de Vita to Perform at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 03, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony, Prince Royce and Franco de Vita join the star-studded list of performers at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm on April 24. Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a…

  8. Franco de Vita to Receive Hall of Fame Honor at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 31, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Franco de Vita, the Venezuelan singer/songwriter whose perceptive pop/rock ballads have brought him international fame over his three-decade career, will be honored with the Billboard Hall of Fame Award at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm on April 24. The…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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 ,…

  14. Latin Grammy Nominations: Calle 13 Lead With a Record 10

    September 14, 2011 12:35 PM EDT Calle 13 , the Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez -- which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards under its belt -- is now up for 10 more, a new record. The Puerto…

  15. Enrique Iglesias Salutes Juan Gabriel At Latin Grammys Event

    November 05, 2009 8:29 AM EST Juan Gabriel , the fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, was feted as the Latin Academy's 2009 Person of the year in an evening that culminated with him singing accompanied by his mariachi band for nearly an hour, often standing on tables and chairs in the middle of the audience.…

  16. Billboard Bits: 'Estudio Billboard,' Sammy Hagar, Trentmoller

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Top Latin artists will reveal their creative process via in-depth interviews and intimate live performances on "Estudio Billboard," the new series on Spanish-language television network V-me. Top Latin artists will reveal their creative process via in-depth interviews and intimate…

  17. Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominee Field

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for the eighth Latin Grammy Awards. Guerra picked album of the year and merengue album of the year nods for "La Llave Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for…

  18. Kany Garcia

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Kany Garcia's journey to the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart was fraught with drama. Singer-songwriter Kany Garcia's journey to the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart was fraught with drama. You could say it started when her father, who came from a family of flamenco…

  19. Chayanne In Santo Domingo

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival. Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival, held at the Olympic Stadium in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event also featured international such international stars as Julieta Venegas, Diego…

  20. 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…

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