1. Vicente Fernandez Has 'Small Lump' on Liver, Cancels Shows

    October 26, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Iconic Mexican Singer, Featured on Tony Bennett's New Duets Album, Undergoes More Testing Vicente Fernández , the iconic Mexican singer known for his popular ranchera songs, has canceled two early November shows in Mexico due to issues with his liver, according to a representative with…

  2. Tony Bennett & Christina Aguilera Duet on 'Steppin' Out With My Baby': Listen

    October 16, 2012 3:40 PM EDT Tony Bennett and Christina Aguilera have teamed up on a classic, "Steppin' Out With My Baby," in preparation for his latest collaboration collection, "Viva Duets." Listen below. Bennett has made a career out of recording and re-recording standards, and in recent years…

  3. Chart Highlights: Ke$ha, Rihanna Blast Back Onto Pop Songs

    October 01, 2012 3:05 PM EDT The singers soar onto the chart, which Maroon 5 leads with 'One More Night.' Also: new No. 1s for Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons and Carlos Vives. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  4. Nelly Talks 'M.O.' Album, 'Marry Go Round' Single & CW's 'The Next'

    August 22, 2012 11:10 AM EDT It's been 12 years since Nelly stepped into the game with his solo debut,"Country Grammar." Now on his seventh studio album, "M.O.," the rapper continues to re-invent himself and work steadily on his legacy. "This [is] my seventh album and when you've been…

  5. 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…

  6. Target Won't Carry Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange'

    July 11, 2012 7:51 PM EDT Retailer's Response is to iTunes Exclusive, Not Ocean's Sexuality Target will not be carrying Frank Ocean 's debut studio album, "Channel Orange," in response to the label's decision to sell it ahead of its scheduled release date via iTunes -- not due to Ocean&…

  7. Gloria Estefan Had Bloody Good Time Making 'Hotel Nacional' Video

    February 09, 2012 10:00 PM EST Latin Icon Talks Style, New Video & Being a 'Gleek' at Heart Truth Red Dress Show Gloria Estefan drew blood while making her new, stylish video for "Hotel Nacional." And she liked it. The latin music icon told Billboard.com on Wednesday (Feb. 8) that the clip, which…

  8. Madonna's 'Luvin' ' Makes Super Start at Radio

    February 06, 2012 11:45 AM EST Madonna 's new single, "Give Me All Your Luvin'," which she performed at the halftime festivities of last night's (Feb. 5) Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, blasts onto multiple radio format charts. Aided by Clear Channel's promotion of the song - participating…

  9. Gloria Estefan First Woman to Debut Atop Latin Songs

    January 03, 2012 3:35 PM EST G loria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, "Miss Little Havana," was serviced to…

  10. 1000 No. 1s: Watch Gloria Estefan Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 21, 2011 3:40 PM EST chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 21: Gloria Estefan Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos…

  11. 1000 No. 1s: Watch Ne-Yo Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 20, 2011 3:45 PM EST chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 20: Ne-Yo Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos --- one…

  12. 'Glee' Cast: Changes in Store for 2012

    December 06, 2011 3:00 PM EST New Themes, Big Solos & Dianna Agron Tells Us Quinn Will 'Leave Her Evil Ways Behind' While there may still be two weeks of "Glee" left in 2011, the cast and crew are already looking ahead to the new year at McKinley High. Fans can expect more themed episodes when the…

  13. 'Glee' Official: Ricky Martin & Gloria Estefan Join 'Spanglish Episode'

    December 05, 2011 5:00 PM EST Ricky Martin and Gloria Estefan are confirmed to be joining "Glee" for an episode in the new year, according to the show's executive music producer Adam Anders. "We just announced Ricky Martin and Gloria Estefan for a Spanglish episode," he told Billboard.com Sunday…

  14. Gloria Estefan Talks 'Miss Little Havana': Video Track-By-Track

    September 27, 2011 12:00 PM EDT After a four year hiatus, Gloria Estefan returns with her English -- or "Spanglish" as she calls it -- album, "Miss Little Havana." Estefan delved into her 14th studio album differently than her previous projects, recruiting Pharrell Williams as executive producer.…

  15. Shakira Is Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    September 27, 2011 12:11 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira will be honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year, the Latin Grammy organization has announced. The tribute gala for the songstress will be held Nov. 9, one day before the 12th annual awards show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in…

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Jeff Bridges, Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan

    August 25, 2011 4:30 PM EDT BRIDGES' SPAN: Although Jeff Bridges makes his first visit to an array of Billboard album charts at age 61, he's hardly a newcomer to making music. The actor/singer starts at No. 2 on Folk Albums , No. 5 on Rock Albums, No. 10 on Country Albums and No. 25 on the Billboard 200 with…

  17. What Does Eminem Have In Common With Donny Osmond?

    July 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT What's in a name? For Eminem , when it comes to Billboard Hot 100 success, it hardly seems to matter. As Bad Meets Evil, the duo of Eminem and Da Royce da 5'9", soar into the top 10 (17-10) on the Hot 100 with "Lighters," featuring Bruno Mars , Eminem joins an…

  18. Don Omar, Enrique Iglesias Among Top Performers at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 29, 2011 12:37 AM EDT There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Not just because he opened with a romantic, soft and laser-lit performance of not one but two songs and then went on to win nine awards, including the top honor Artist of the Year and Latin Pop Album…

  19. Fergie Joins 'X Factor' Judge Contenders

    April 08, 2011 10:27 AM EDT B lack Eyed Peas singer Fergie is in the running for a judge's spot on the upcoming U.S. version of "The X Factor," but creator Simon Cowell said on Thursday that producers were still juggling dozens of names for the TV talent show. Latin singer Gloria Estefan may also have put…

  20. 11 R&B/Hip-Hop No. 11s For '11

    January 04, 2011 1:05 PM EST May 2011 bring you health, happiness and prosperity. On Billboard charts, however, the number 11 is often synonymous with frustration. "No one wants to wind up at No. 2, 6 or 11, but of those, No. 11 is probably the worst," says Adrian Moreira, RCA/J/Arista Records senior vice…

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