1. Roberto Carlos, Ruben Blades, Myriam Hernandez & More Nominated for Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

    January 29, 2015 12:00 PM EST Awards will take place Oct. 15 at Fillmore in Miami Beach. The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame officially set forth its third year of operations with the announcement of finalists for the third annual La Musa Awards 2015. The eventual winners will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall…

  2. Music Supervisors Guild Honors 'Nashville,' 'Begin Again, 'Fault in Our Stars'

    January 22, 2015 2:40 PM EST The film and television divisions of 20th Century Fox were honored Jan. 21 at the fifth annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards along with the supervisors behind shows such as Nashville and Reign , and the films The Fault in Our Stars and Begin Again . Fox shared the film studio award with…

  3. Former UMPG Head Zach Horowitz Reflects on His Latin Side, Accepts Latin Songwriter Hall Award

    November 03, 2014 4:19 PM EST Among all the honorees at the recent Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame gala was one who isn’t Latin at all. Zach Horowitz , who recently stepped down as chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, was honored with the Ralph S. Peer Premio Editores ("Editors Award"). The honor…

  4. Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Perform at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    October 19, 2014 7:48 PM EDT David Bisbal, Jencarlos Canela and Diego Torres hit the stage as well, honoring Latin songwriters and Latin music champions The second annual La Musa Awards presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame was an eminently musical and emotional affair whose elegant execution bodes well for…

  5. Vine Stars Us the Duo Earn Oprah’s Seal of Approval (Plus, a Label Deal and Movie Too)

    October 07, 2014 10:06 AM EDT A song by husband-and-wife team Us the Duo is featured twice in the Fox animated feature The Book of Life : Placido Domingo sings “No Matter Where You Are” with Zoe Saldana , and it’s reprised over the end credits. The placement is the latest in a string of recent successes by Michael and…

  6. Juanes Reflects on His Past, Plots His Future

    September 05, 2014 4:20 PM EDT The Latin superstar discusses his earliest L.A. memories, new album plans and more For Colombian superstar Juanes , playing the first Los Angeles edition of the Budwesier Made In America festival last weekend brought back a lot of memories. “Here my solo career started, so for me to come back…

  7. Peermusic Ups Yvonne Drazan and Julio Bague to VPs of Latin Division

    August 11, 2014 5:51 PM EDT Peermusic is further solidifying its Latin music operation with two key promotions on both coasts. Effective immediately, Yvonne Drazan will serve as vp, Latin Division, West Coast and Julio Bagué will serve as vp, Latin Division, for the East Coast and Puerto Rico. Both will continue to…

  8. Radiohead, Biz Markie, Mumford & Sons Get Mariachi Makeovers in 'The Book of Life'

    July 14, 2014 6:30 PM EDT Radiohead's "Creep," Biz Markie's "Just a Friend" and Mumford & Sons' "I Will Wait" are given mariachi and norteño makeovers in Fox's animated film "The Book of Life." The film also features two originals by Gustavo Santaolalla,…

  9. Campo, Grammys Q&A: A Surprise Nomination and Plans for New Album

    February 04, 2013 8:00 PM EST The Grammy Awards are fast approaching. Do you know your Latin nominees? In the next days we will highlight some of the leading nominees for the awards Juan Campodónico is a member of the electro-tango collective Bajofondo, whose music has brought the essence of South American romance to a…

  10. Demi Lovato & L.A. Reid to Talk 'X Factor' at Billboard/THR Film & TV Conference

    October 12, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Demi Lovato, a judge on this season's "X Factor," will take part in an X Factor Q&A with her costar and Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid at this year's Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, presented by First Entertainment Credit Union, taking…

  11. Christina Aguilera to Keynote at Billboard/THR Film & TV Music Conference

    September 05, 2012 8:55 AM EDT Christina Aguilera will participate as a keynote speaker at the 2012 Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference presented by First Entertainment Credit Union and being held at the W Hotel in Hollywood Oct. 24 and 25. A five-time Grammy Award winner and one of the top…

  12. 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…

  13. Juanes Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 3:19 PM EST Juanes, Title TBD (Universal Music Latino) Release Date: Third/fourth quarter After making headlines with his Paz Sin Fronteras concert in Cuba, Juanes recently spent time in London meeting potential producers for his new album, which he plans to co-produce and write himself. Although the…

  14. Early Grammys Honor Film, Latin Music

    February 08, 2009 4:58 PM EST The soundtrack for "Juno" was the first winner at the 51st annual Grammy Awards, taking home the trophy for best compilation soundtrack. Meanwhile, James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer won best score soundtrack for "The Dark Knight." The Grammy for best motion picture song…

  15. Cafe Tacuba Crowns Latin Grammy Field

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards, garnering six nods including album of the year (for "Sino") and song of the year (for "Esta Vez"). Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the…

  16. Morrissey Completes New Album, Preps Reissue

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey is planning a September release for his ninth studio album, "Years of Refusal." According to trusted fan site ... Morrissey is planning a September release for his ninth studio album, "Years of Refusal." According to trusted fan site True to You , the album will…

  17. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations,…

  18. Juanes Rocks With Calamaro, Campino On New CD

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Colombian pop/rock star Juanes will release the first single from his new album "La Vida Es ... Un Ratico" to radio in Asia, Europe and the Americas Sept. 4, in advance of the album's Oct. 23 release. Colombian pop/rock star Juanes will release the first single from his new…

  19. Billboard Bits: Juanes, BMI Urban Showcase, Sanjaya Malakar

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juanes will release his fourth album, "La Vida Es Un Ratico," this September or October via Universal Latino. The album, Juanes' first since 2004's "Mi Sangre," reunites the 12-time Latin Grammy winne Juanes will release his fourth album, "La Vida Es Un…

  20. Ex-'Idol' Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson won the best supporting actress Oscar last night (Feb. 25) for her role in the hit film "Dreamgirls." Hudson, who had never acted before, thanked her Former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson won the best…

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