1. Nicky Jam, Daddy Yankee Win Big at Premios Tu Mundo

    August 20, 2015 10:34 PM EDT Some of the hottest names in Latin showbiz converged at Miami’s American Airlines arena on Aug. 20 for Telemundo’s Premios Tu Mundo, where fans vote for their favorite music, TV and social media stars. Latin urban sensation Nicky Jam and reggaeton royal Daddy Yankee were the top music winners…

  2. 'Empire' Season 2: Which Latin Star Should Guest? Vote!

    August 07, 2015 1:35 PM EDT The premiere of Empire season 2 is just around the corner (Sept. 23), and with the release of the upcoming season’s first trailer , online chatter has reached a new level of intensity. This week also revealed some exciting guest stars, including Mariah Carey and Pitbull . And let’s not forget…

  3. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Demi Lovato's 'Cool' Cruises, X Ambassadors Climb

    July 29, 2015 11:38 PM EDT As previously reported , OMI’s “Cheerleader” parties at No. 1 for a third week on the Billboard 200, while The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” sits tight at No. 2 for a second week. Meanwhile, Fetty Wap’s “My Way,” featuring Monty , zooms 87-7 thanks to its belated commercial release. OMI'…

  4. Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias Release 'Forgiveness,' English Version of 'El Perdon': Listen

    July 10, 2015 4:46 PM EDT “Forgiveness,” the English-language version of “El Perdón,” the hit single by rapper Nicky Jam featuring Enrique Iglesias , is out now (July 10). The track, which in its original Spanish-language version tops the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart for the 18th consecutive week, has been a…

  5. What's the Hottest Latin Urban Summer Anthem? Vote for Your Favorite!

    June 24, 2015 2:00 PM EDT It’s officially getting hot in here. But what’s summer without a little romance -- and, in some cases, a little dirty dancing? As we embark on what is sure to be one of the hottest summers on record (thank you, mankind and global warming), help us decide which song deserves to be crowned the…

  6. Celebrating Father's Day: Nicky Jam Shares How His Kids Make Him Feel Special

    June 18, 2015 11:00 AM EDT In anticipation of Father's Day this Sunday (June 21), we're celebrating early with a few of our favorite musical papis .  We caught up with Latin urban star  Nicky Jam  recently and he shared his vision of the perfect holiday spent with his family in Puerto Rico. The father of four…

  7. Copa América Fever: Vote for Your Favorite Soccer Anthem!

    June 10, 2015 6:10 PM EDT The Champions League tournament may be over but fear not, fútbol fans -- Copa América starts Thursday and runs through July 4, bringing together South America’s best national teams to compete for that coveted CONMEBOL trophy on Chile’s home turf. But the Chileans (and every other team…

  8. Nicky Jam Debuts Colombian Soccer Team's Official Copa América Song

    June 04, 2015 11:34 AM EDT The Colombian national soccer team has found its official anthem leading up to the international Copa América soccer tournament in “Un Sueño” (A Dream), presented by Nicky Jam and Coca-Cola. The 34-year-old reggaeton star grew up in Puerto Rico (and is also part Dominican), but a piece of his…

  9. Nicky Jam & J Balvin Take Instagram Pranks to a New Level

    May 26, 2015 6:40 PM EDT There’s a war going on between Puerto Rican reggaeton star Nicky Jam and his Colombian brother-from-another-mother J Balvin  -- and it’s not your typical music beef. The two friends were in Lima, Peru over the Memorial Day weekend to perform at the All Music Fest (along with Tego Calderón and…

  10. Which Latin Star Would Be the Ultimate Boy-Band Member? (Poll)

    May 21, 2015 6:07 PM EDT Thousands of kids ages 14 and up have flocked to Univision’s auditions of La Banda , in the hopes of vying to be part of today’s ultimate Latin boy band. But what if some of the hottest acts in the market today decided to form a boy band? Here’s a list of ten young acts who we think could…

  11. Nicky Jam Signs With CAA

    May 20, 2015 4:36 PM EDT After signing as a recording artist with Sony U.S. Latin and performing rights organization SESAC Latin, comeback reggaeton kid Nicky Jam has signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for representation in all areas. Nicky Jam Notches First Latin Airplay No. 1 CAA will rep Jam (real name Nick…

  12. Billboard Music Awards' Latin Winners Prove Romance Isn't Over -- It's Just Morphed a Bit

    May 18, 2015 1:19 PM EDT Romeo Santos won top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards and Enrique Iglesias won top Latin album for Sex and Love while his hit “Bailando,” featuring Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, won top Latin song. Romeo Santos & Enrique Iglesias Win Big at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards…

  13. Chart Highlights: Ellie Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' Tops Another Tally

    May 04, 2015 6:20 PM EDT Adult Pop Songs becomes the latest list that the song has conquered. Plus, new No. 1s for Jodeci, Florence & the Machine, Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below, dated May 16,…

  14. Nicky Jam's 'Perdon' Made the Puerto Rican Reggaetonero a Comeback Kid: Anatomy of a Hit

    May 01, 2015 4:36 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias has yet another No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs , but this time he's just a helping hand for Nicky Jam , whose "El Perdon" has ruled the chart for eight weeks. The song is redemption for the Puerto Rican reggaetonero, 35, who found fame in the 2000s before he was…

  15. 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…

  16. Which Reggaeton Artist Should Star in 'Furious 8'? Vote!

    April 24, 2015 3:55 PM EDT It should come as no surprise that Furious 8 is happening, given that Furious 7 is now the seventh highest-grossing film of all time, pulling in more than $1 billion at the box office in less than 30 days since its domestic release. Latinos have always been a part of the franchise, from Eva…

  17. Streams Power Success of Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias' 'El Perdon'

    April 02, 2015 2:36 PM EDT The duo's YouTube Music Awards clip is the most-viewed from the event. Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias continue atop Hot Latin Songs for a fourth consecutive week with “El Perdon.” Billboard Introduces New Digital Channel Dedicated to Latin Music Streaming plays reached 2.8 million U.S.…

  18. Nicky Jam Notches First Latin Airplay No. 1

    March 19, 2015 6:38 PM EDT Also, Daddy Yankee breaks Latin Rhythm Airplay record. A week after Nicky Jam scored his first No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs with "El Perdon" (where it remains this week), he tops Latin Airplay with the track, featuring Enrique Iglesias . It's his first radio-driven No. 1 (and…

  19. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Fashionably Flies to No. 1 on Pop Songs

    March 16, 2015 4:25 PM EDT The song is her third leader on the list from '1989.' Plus, Mumford & Songs blast back and other new No. 1s for Nicki Minaj, Modest Mouse, Brett Eldredge & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All…

  20. Luis Coronel, Kevin Ortiz and More to Participate in 'Mexican Millennials' Panel at the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 11, 2015 4:54 PM EDT Luis Coronel, Kevin Ortiz, Jorge Valenzuela, Remmy Valenzuela and Eden Muñoz of Calibre 50 to Speak Three out of the four finalists in the new artist of the year category for the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards are regional Mexican acts. This is no anomaly. Regional Mexican in all its…

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