1. Pepe Aguilar 'In Solidarity' With Son After His Arrest for Allegedly Smuggling Chinese Citizens Into the U.S.

    April 02, 2017 9:03 PM EDT Pepe Aguilar 's son, José Emiliano Aguilar, was arrested and charged for allegedly trying to smuggle Chinese citizens into the United States at the Tijuana/U.S. border, according to the Los Angeles Times .  While the arrest was made a few weeks back, the name of the man taken into…

  2. Ricardo Montaner Pays Tribute to Mexico with New Album 'Ida y Vuelta'

    October 28, 2016 7:22 PM EDT Singer/songwriter Ricardo Montaner has released his new album Ida y Vuelta (Round Trip), a tribute to Mexico. And it's a tribute that works both ways. When Montaner was developing the idea of the album, his notion was to feature big Mexican names like   Calibre 50 , Pepe Aguilar , Julión…

  3. 10 Songs You Need in Your Cinco De Mayo Spotify Playlist

    May 05, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Cinco de Mayo celebrations commemorate the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, a celebratory holiday the U.S. has adopted as a day of fiesta .  If you're planning a Cinco de Mayo party, we've put together a Spotify playlist of 10…

  4. Miguel Bosé Will Tape MTV Unplugged: Exclusive

    March 17, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Spanish singer, songwriter provocateur Miguel Bosé will be the next artist to record as part of MTV’s Unplugged series for Latin America and the U.S. Latin market. Bosé will tape his Unplugged  set in Mexico City May 12. The special will air throughout Latin America and the U.S. in September.…

  5. All in the Family: 10 Latin Superstars & Their Musical Kids

    September 24, 2015 4:12 PM EDT Talent runs deep in certain families. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we spotlight 10 iconic Latin artists whose sons and daughters followed in their musical footsteps. The legacy lives on! The 50 Most Essential Latin Albums of the Past 50 Years Carlos Santana , Salvador Santana &…

  6. Pepe Aguilar & Carlos Vives Among Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees

    August 28, 2014 4:54 PM EDT Regional Mexican crooner Pepe Aguilar and Colombian singer Carlos Vives are among the honorees being celebrated at the Hispanic Heritage Awards on Sept. 18. The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has announced that the entertainers, among others, will be honored at the Warner Theatre in Washington,…

  7. Pepe Aguilar to Rock Genre-Bending MTV Unplugged Set (Exclusive)

    April 11, 2014 7:00 AM EDT TR3s (formerly known as MTV TR3s), usually turns to Latin rock or alternative acts for its MTV Unplugged series. But after a successful foray into regional Mexican territory with Los Tigres del Norte in 2011, the network is once again thinking outside the box with its next Unplugged, which…

  8. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: Special Honors for Two Icons

    October 01, 2013 2:35 AM EDT Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga and Joan Sebastian, two of the most successful acts in Latin music, will be honored with special awards at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards during the live Telemundo broadcast of the awards show on Oct. 9.   The program, airing at 7 p.m./6c from the…

  9. Latin Grammys: Carla Morrison's F-Bomb, 3BallMTY Launching Label + More Backstage Moments

    November 16, 2012 8:40 AM EST The Latin Grammy Awards rocked Las Vegas on Thursday night , with dazzling performances by Pitbull and Alejandro Sanz among others, plus big wins by lovable Mexican pop duo Jesse & Joy. But not everything during the broadcast, so here are highlights from backstage. Joy to the World: Eat…

  10. Jesse & Joy Are Big Winners at Latin Grammy Awards

    November 16, 2012 1:05 AM EST Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran away with the night as four-time winners of the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessie, who with his sister also won for best short…

  11. 3BallMTY, Gerardo Ortiz Dominate Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 18, 2012 10:55 PM EDT Young talent and a bold new musical trend dominated the second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, with 3BallMTY, the edgy tribal music troupe, winning nine awards, including New Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year, Duo or Group; Song Artist of the Year and Digital Download Artist of…

  12. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars, Adele Arrive On Pop, Adult Charts

    October 08, 2012 2:55 PM EDT Bruno Mars blasts in with 'Locked Out of Heaven,' while Adele does some bonding with radio of her own with 'Skyfall.' Plus, new No. 1s for P!nk, Mumford & Sons and Wisin & Yandel. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  13. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: 3BallMTY, Pepe Aguilar to Perform

    October 01, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Performers at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards will include 3BallMTY, the group of young DJs that leads the finalists for the awards with nods in 12 categories. Regional Mexican stars Pepe Aguilar, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Ana Barbara, Julion Alvarez y su Norteño Banda, and America Sierra,…

  14. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 10:00 PM EDT Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at the American Airlines Arena. The tour, called …

  15. Latin Grammys: Calle 13 Makes History in Star-Studded Night

    November 10, 2011 11:55 PM EST The 12th annual Latin Grammys, which were telecast live from the Mandalay Bay, made it a night the Puerto Rican rapping duo Calle 13 will not soon forget as they dominated the awards show with a staggering nine wins including record of the year, best urban music album and best alternative…

  16. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 06, 2009 11:13 AM EST Juan Gabriel was the big star of the 10th annual Latin Grammy Awards, which aired live on the Univision network from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center yesterday (Nov. 5). The fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, who performed live for at least 40 minutes -- an unprecedented…

  17. Ivan Oswaldo Lopez

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST How did Ivan Oswaldo Lopez prepare to participate in Univision's singing competition "Objetivo Fama"? By appearing first on other televised talent shows. Four of them, to be exact. How did Ivan Oswaldo Lopez prepare to participate in Univision's singing competition "…

  18. Mariachi Icon Antonio Aguilar Dies At 88

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary mariachi singer and actor Antonio Aguilar, known as "El Charro de Mexico," passed away last night (June 19) following a long illness. He was 88. Legendary mariachi singer and actor Antonio Aguilar, known as "El Charro de Mexico," passed away last night (June 19)…

  19. Billboard Bits: Premios Lo Nuestra, Five For Fighting, Powersolo

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina, taking home three prizes each. The awards aired lived last night (Feb. 22) on Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo…

  20. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. The honors will be handed out during an April 26 ceremony in Miami. Winners are determined by actual performance on the Billboard charts. Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. The honors will be handed out during an…

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