1. Jenni Rivera Honored at 'Jenni Vive' Tribute Concert By Chiquis, Becky G & More

    July 03, 2015 7:47 PM EDT Fans of all generations came together on Thursday in Long Beach, Calif., to honor the life and legacy of the late Jenni Rivera on what would have been her 46th   birthday. The tribute concert, titled "Jenni Vive" [Jenni Lives], featured performances by regional Mexican stars Los…

  2. Jenni Rivera Remembered: Olga Tañon, Gerardo Ortiz & More on Latin Icon's Place in Music History

    July 02, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Jenni Rivera is a true American success story. “Is” being the operative word, because though her life was cut short on Dec. 9, 2012, her legacy remains intact. It was on July 2, 1969, that Rivera came into this world and forever changed it. “I admire her because she was a warrior, a fighter,”…

  3. Latin Noise: Latin Voices Silent Against Donald Trump's Hateful Remarks

    June 22, 2015 8:32 PM EDT Only Maná rallies It took a while for Donald Trump's words to sink in. On June 16, when the businessman announced his bid for presidency, the very first issue he addressed, barely a couple of minutes into his speech, was immigration; specifically immigration coming from Mexico. "…

  4. Chiquis Rivera Pays Tribute to Mom Jenni Rivera and Makes Her Own Mark With Debut Album 'Ahora': Track-by-Track Review

    June 02, 2015 1:03 PM EDT The late, great banda singer Jenni Rivera once said “haters are just confused fans.” So it makes sense that although Jenni’s eldest daughter Chiquis seems to have an equal ratio of the latter to gung-ho cheerleaders, this in no way has deterred her from pursuing her own career in music. And…

  5. Becky G to Honor the Late Jenni Rivera in Upcoming Tribute Concert

    May 20, 2015 4:01 PM EDT Fidel Rueda, Banda Los Recoditos & Chiquis Rivera will also perform. The late Jenni Rivera will be remembered with a special tribute concert titled Jenni Vive (Jenni Lives) in her native Long Beach, Calif., featuring performances by Mexican-American pop star Becky G and regional Mexican…

  6. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! 10 Songs for Your Party Playlist

    May 05, 2015 2:42 PM EDT Lest you think this much celebrated date is just about partying and good food, think again. The date is observed to commemorate the  Mexican army 's unlikely victory over French forces at the  Battle of Puebla  on May 5, 1862. And while Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence (that’s…

  7. Romeo Santos & Enrique Iglesias Win Big at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 30, 2015 11:55 PM EDT Riding on the tails of major releases that circled the globe, Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias dominated the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, taking home 10 and nine awards, respectively. Santos was the top winner of the evening, grabbing 10 awards -- including…

  8. Billboard Latin Music Awards 2015: Complete Winners List

    April 30, 2015 11:00 PM EDT Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias sweep with 10 and nine awards each, respectively. The 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards  were jam-packed with big wins, A-list performances and heartfelt moments, as legends and rising stars came together for Latin music’s biggest night at the Bank United…

  9. 'Sabado Gigante': The Show's 10 Best Musical Moments

    April 17, 2015 4:33 PM EDT Mention the name Don Francisco to any Latino and it will automatically conjure up a memory of a musical performance by an icon -- usually long before they hit the big time and went mainstream. 'Sabado Gigante' Ending After 53 Years on TV And forget about being interviewed by the…

  10. Chiquis Rivera's 'Forgiveness' Memoir: The 5 Most Shocking Revelations

    April 07, 2015 3:30 AM EDT In her new memoir, Forgiveness , out April 7 via Atria Books, budding banda singer Chiquis Rivera is telling all, including the reasons she and her mother, regional Mexican superstar Jenni Rivera, stopped speaking in October 2012 -- two months before Jenni died in a plane crash in Monterrey,…

  11. Enrique Iglesias, Romeo Santos Win Big at Premios Lo Nuestro

    February 20, 2015 2:01 AM EST Enrique Iglesias and Romeo Santos were the big winners at Premios Los Nuestro, taking home six awards each. The annual Latin music awards show, which aired live on Univision Feb. 19 from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, featured a plethora of duet performances, including Santos with…

  12. The Latin Music Industry in 2014: Romeo Strikes Again as Streaming Breaks Through

    December 16, 2014 1:52 PM EST Throughout the week, Billboard will be publishing pieces from our staff writers, each an outstanding authority on their specific area of coverage. From Nashville to Miami, the industry at large, publishing and retail, and the year in touring, we'll be taking comprehensive looks at the…

  13. J. Balvin & Jenni Rivera Collect New No. 1s

    December 11, 2014 4:00 PM EST Also: Romeo Santos' 'Yo Tambien' hits top 10 on Hot Latin Songs. Rising urban act J. Balvin continues his chart ascent as "Ay Vamos" becomes the second No. 1 on Latin Airplay for the Colombian singer. A 10 percent audience increase, to 10.7 million audience…

  14. Jenni Rivera's Estate Launches Lawsuit Against Learjet Owners

    December 08, 2014 11:26 PM EST The estate of Mexican-American superstar Jenni Rivera on Monday sued the owners of a Learjet that crashed two years ago, killing the singer and several members of her entourage. The negligence case is against Starwood Management Inc., which owned the Learjet 25 jet that crashed in northern…

  15. Jenni Rivera's Family Now Suing Late Singer's Manager Over Book

    October 05, 2014 11:32 PM EDT In the second chapter -- or is it the third or fourth? -- in a dispute over Jenni Rivera , the Mexican-American pop superstar who died in a 2012 plane crash, her family has filed a copyright lawsuit against Laura Lucio , Rivera's former manager. The lawsuit aims to stop Lucio from…

  16. Families Attempting to Settle Jenni Rivera Lawsuit

    September 09, 2014 5:22 PM EDT Attorneys for singer Jenni Rivera 's company and relatives of some of those killed alongside her in a plane crash told a judge on Tuesday (Sept. 9) that they are trying to settle a lawsuit against the late Mexican-American superstar's company. Jenni Rivera's Second Life: The…

  17. Chiquis Rivera Launches Webseries, Site Crashes Due to Overwhelming Demand

    April 01, 2014 9:28 PM EDT It seemed like an April Fools' Day joke, but when Chiquis Rivera, the offspring of the late regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, launched an online mini-series that crashed moments after going live, it wasn't some sort of prank. The debut of "Chiquis Confidential" was so…

  18. Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony and Prince Royce Top Finalists for 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST Fresh from landing his third No. 1 debut on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart with "Odio," featuring Drake, bachata star Romeo Santos led the charge as the top finalist for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by State Farm and broadcasting live on Telemundo…

  19. Jenni Rivera's Daughter 'Chiquis' Debuts Song In Honor of Her Late Mom

    January 17, 2014 2:44 AM EST Janney "Chiquis" Rivera, the daughter of the late regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, has taken to YouTube to premiere "Paloma Blanca," a banda-themed song dedicated to her mother who died in 2012 when her small plane crashed while on business in Mexico.  "Paloma…

  20. The Year In Latin 2013: Prince Royce and Marc Anthony Join Jenni Rivera Atop Charts

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST A year after her death, the memory of Jenni Rivera propels the artist to No. 1 on the year-end Top Latin Artists chart, a tally that takes into consideration airplay, downloads and streaming-but in Rivera's case, it was all about album sales.  Year-End Charts: Latin Artists | Albums …

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