1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro…

  4. 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,…

  5. Belinda Leads Nominees For MTV Latin Awards

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, including best pop artist, best solo artist and artist of the year, Mexican star Belinda leads the list of nominees announced today (Sept. 12) for this year's Premios MTV Latin With five nominations, including best pop artist, best solo artist and artist of the…

  6. 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…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Shop Boyz, American Idols, "World Idol" and more! WHAT CAN ONE PERSON DO? Fred- I need your advice. Before you start making any assumptions, I am not your typical "American Idol" fan. I am a married man in my 30s who happens to enjoy watching …

  8. 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…

  9. Gustavo Laureano

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the lead singer of Puerto Rican rock band La Secta Allstar. Now the singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player is enjoying his new guise as a peddler of h Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the lead singer of Puerto Rican rock band La…

  10. 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…

  11. 'Dreamgirls' Leads Oscar Noms, Misses Best Picture

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations were announced this morning (Jan. 23) for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, although the musical "Dreamgirls" was shut out of the best pictur The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations…

  12. Juanes Launching Label With Universal Music

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Colombian rock star Juanes is launching a new record label in partnership with Universal Music. 4Js is a joint venture between Juanes and Universal Music Mexico. Colombian rock star Juanes is launching a new record label in partnership with Universal Music. 4Js is a joint venture between…

  13. Shakira, Calle 13 Win Big At Latin Grammys

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newcomers Calle 13 of Puerto Rico dominated the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards last night (Nov. 2) in a show celebrating music from throughout the America Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newcomers Calle 13 of Puerto Rico dominated the…

  14. Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pop is the dominant theme amid the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin Grammys, with Shakira leading the fray with six nods. Shakira's sweep comes on the strength of her Spanish language alb Pop is the dominant theme amid the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin…

  15. Three 6 Mafia, Santaolalla Win Musical Oscars

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST In an upset, Three 6 Mafia took home the best original song Academy Award last night (March 5) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out In an upset, Three 6 Mafia took home the best original song Academy…

  16. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" pulled in five Academy Award nominations this morning (Jan. 31). Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line…

  17. Ask Billboard

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Brokeback Mountain,' Kelly Rowland and Prince questions answered. 'BROKEBACK' SOUNDTRACK Hi Keith, I saw the film "Brokeback Mountain" and just fell in love with it. In fact, I loved it so much I rushed out to the record store the next day and bought the…

  18. 'Walk The Line' Scores Big At Golden Globes

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film last night (Jan. 16) and earned acting honors for stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, boosting t The Johnny Cash biography "Walk the Line" won the Golden Globe for best…

  19. Cash Biopic, 'Producers' Among Golden Globe Nominees

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music has a prominent place among the nominees for the 63rd annual Golden Globe Awards, with the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" and the screen version of Broadway musical "The Producers" among the Music has a prominent place among the nominees for the 63rd annual…

  20. 2005 Latin Grammy Awards Winners

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Below is a complete list of winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Record of…

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