1. Los Temerarios: Brothers In Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following interview with Los Temerarios principals Adolfo and Gustavo Angel is excerpted from a Billboard Stars special feature that appears in the July 9, 2005, issue of the magazine. Beyond an extensive interview with the brothers behind…

  2. Shakira x2

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Leave it to Shakira to defy all the rules. Typically, a Latin crossover act with an album in English will promote it to English-speaking and Latin fans. For Spanish-language albums, promotion is concentrated on the act's Latin fan base,…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Westlife, chart records, Greek artists, Mariah Carey and "Rich Girl" with readers. LIVING THE WESTLIFE Hi, I have been a U.S. fan of Irish pop group Westlife for several years and I think I have a good question to ask you about them. At the beginning of their…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses chart methodology changes, Mario, Elvis Presley and Rascal Flatts. RATIO Hi Fred, You must be flooded [with e-mails] about the change of methodology on The Billboard Hot 100. As reported on Billboard.com, the "new" Hot 100 incorporates sales from digital…

  5. 'Ray,' Foxx Nab Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25) with nominations for the 77th annual Academy Awards. The Ray Charles biopic will compete for a best picture Oscar while Foxx is c "Ray" and its star Jamie Foxx were among those honored today (Jan. 25)…

  6. De Otro Color

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST What is it about raspy voices? Spanish pop singer Sergio Dalma has such a voice—emotive, too—and it serves to make even inconsequential material more compelling. What is it about raspy voices? Spanish pop singer Sergio Dalma has such a voice—emotive, too—and it serves to make even…

  7. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly online column examining music events and shows on television. The '80s, indie rock and women! Now this is what I call a fine week of music television. Let's start with the '80s... Often thought of as a vapid wasteland of pop culture, the 1980s were chock…

  8. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  9. Latin Grammys Heat Up With Martin, Pires, Thalía

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin, Alexandre Pires and Thalía are confirmed to perform at the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. The Sept. 3 event at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami will be broadcast live on CBS. Ricky Martin, Alexandre Pires and Thalía are confirmed to perform at the fourth annual Latin…

  10. Sergio George Leads Latin Grammy Nominees

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With six nominations, Sergio George leads the pack for the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. Singer/songwriter Juanes and producer Gustavo Santaolalla follow with five nominations each for the event, With six nominations, Sergio George leads the pack for the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards…

  11. 9ask

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Robbie Williams, Michelle Williams, and Lou Reed. CAN'T ESCAPE ROBBIE Hi, I'm a big Robbie Williams fan and was wondering when his new album, "Escapology," will be released in the U.S.? Will there be a big marketing…

  12. Ayaguna

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has followed his superb 2002 release Sentir (Grammy Award-nominated for best Latin jazz album) with a live album, recorded in July 2002 in Yokohama, Japan. Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has followed his superb 2002 release Sentir (Grammy Award-nominated for best Latin…

  13. Siempre Es Hoy

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The formidable task of leaving a major rock band for a solo career has been undertaken by Gustavo Cerati, formerly of Soda Stereo, with an adventuresome spirit. Siempre Es Hoy (It's Always Today), Cer The formidable task of leaving a major rock band for a solo career has been undertaken…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Mariah Carey's gold and platinum future, the King's place on Billboard's country charts, an R. Kelly chart anomaly, and video play in relation to the char AFTER THE GOLD RUSH? Hello Fred, I am disappointed that the new Mariah…

  15. 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees Here are the nominees for the first MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Artist of the Year: Juanes La Ley Alejandro Sanz Shakira Diego Torres Video of the Year: Enrique Iglesias, …

  16. Morissette, Mullen Join Shortlist Panel

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers" panel for the second annual Shortlist Music Prize. Along with the addition of Chicago Tribune music journalist Greg Kot, Alanis Morissette and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. have joined the "listmakers…

  17. Billboard Bits: Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart The full complement of "listmakers" for the 2002 Shortlist prize has been confirmed, with a total of 20 recording artists, record producers, film directors, journalists, and radio personalities making up the panel. Among those who will…

  18. Beck, Mos Def Among Second Shortlist Judges

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Shortlist Music Project, which debuted last year, will return for its second annual awards ceremony and concert Oct. 29 at Los Angeles' Knitting Factory, Billboard reports in its July 27 issue. Th The Shortlist Music Project, which debuted last year, will return for its second annual…

  19. Cuban Exiles OK Latin Grammy Plan

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Anti-Castro Cuban exile groups accepted a compromise plan yesterday (Aug. 19) that would allow them to demonstrate across the street from the Latin Grammy Awards in Miami next month. The city-brokered Anti-Castro Cuban exile groups accepted a compromise plan yesterday (Aug. 19) that would…

  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 --…

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