1. Ask Billboard: How Popular Is Country Music?

    October 02, 2009 5:04 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. OUR COUNTRY Hey there Gary, I am writing my thesis about music in advertising…

  2. Juanes' Cuba Concert Draws Huge Crowd In Havana

    September 21, 2009 8:51 AM EDT Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to sprawling Revolution Plaza on Sunday for an open-air "peace concert" headlined by Colombian rocker Juanes , an event criticized by some Cuban-Americans who say the performers were lending support to the island's communist government…

  3. Juanes' Cuba Concert Details Announced

    September 10, 2009 4:41 PM EDT An international lineup of Latin acts will join Colombian rocker Juanes at his controversial "Paz Sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) concert, scheduled for Havana, Cuba Sept. 20. The free concert, which coincides with the United Nations' International Day of Peace, will…

  4. 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…

  5. Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominee Field

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for the eighth Latin Grammy Awards. Guerra picked album of the year and merengue album of the year nods for "La Llave Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for…

  6. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  7. Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Diana Reyes and Mariano Barba are the first performers announced for the 2007 Billboa Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los…

  8. Modest Mouse Steers Its 'Ship' To No. 1 Debut

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this week as "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" debuts on top. The Epic set moved 129,000 copies in the United States Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this…

  9. Shakira Plans Live (Latin) Aid

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Colombian star Shakira says she has teamed with a group of Latin artists to organize a "revolutionary" event to raise consciousness and provide aid. The event will be similar to Live Aid, but will foc Colombian star Shakira says she has teamed with a group of Latin artists to…

  10. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  11. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, DMX, Pantene Pro-Voice Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sanz, and Vicente and Alejandro Fernandez have been added to the talent lineup for tomorrow's (Sept. 18) third annual Latin Grammy Awards. They join previously announced performers Carlos Santana with P.O.D., Marc…

  12. Juanes, Furtado To Duet At Latin Grammys

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Juanes and Nelly Furtado will duet on the track "Fotografia" at the third annual Latin Grammy awards, which will be presented Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The pair previously performe Juanes and Nelly Furtado will duet on the track "Fotografia" at the…

  13. Vives, Anthony To Rock Latin Grammys

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony are the first performers confirmed for the third annual Latin Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live Sept. 18 on CBS. Jon Secada, Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, and actress Dai Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony are the first performers confirmed for the third annual Latin…

  14. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Ray Charles, Joe Walsh Singer/actress Gloria Estefan and actor Jimmy Smits will co-host the third annual Latin Grammy Awards, set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Along with Jennifer Lopez and Andy Garcia, Estefan and Smits were the co-hosts of the 2000…

  15. Carlos Vives To Vie For Six Latin Grammys

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Colombian artist Carlos Vives' album "Dejame Entrar" and its title track earned six nominations to lead the field for the third annual Latin Grammy Awards. Salsa legend Celia Cruz pulled in four nomin Colombian artist Carlos Vives' album "Dejame Entrar" and its…

  16. Sereno

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Spaniard Miguel BosÉ has always been a restless musical stylist, intent not only on melody and lyrics but also on ambiance and sonic exploration. Spaniard Miguel Bosé has always been a restless musical stylist, intent not only on melody and lyrics but also on ambiance and sonic exploration.…

  17. Duetos

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT WEA Latina's compilation of duets extracted from a wide variety of albums (save the previously unreleased "Una Noche," recorded by Alejandro Sanz and the Corrs) dating as far back as 1995 could be eas WEA Latina's compilation of duets extracted from a wide variety of…

  18. Duetos

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to go wrong with an album that features some of the best Latin songs of all time, performed by some of the genre's most distinctive singers. It's hard to go wrong with an album that features some of the best Latin songs of all time, performed by some of the genre'…

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