1. Jose Lugo, The Surprise Latin Winner at the Grammys

    February 12, 2017 11:35 PM EST Three out of the four categories in the Latin field were a toss-up. Best Latin Pop Album? Jesse & Joy won for Un Besito Más , but it could have easily gone to Academy fave Gaby Moreno or the iconic international singer Laura Pausini .  Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album? Newcomer…

  2. Vicente Fernandez to Host A Hillary Clinton Debate 'Fiesta' in Las Vegas

    October 18, 2016 4:39 PM EDT After Vicente Fernández  officially endorsed presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a personal corrido back in September, it was only fitting that the music icon be the guest of honor during Clinton's official debate fiesta Wednesday night in Las Vegas.  For the third and final…

  3. Joss Favela Calls Vicente Fernandez 'A Warrior & Inspiration to Many Young People': Guest Column

    September 08, 2016 7:00 PM EDT The up-and-coming regional Mexican singer/songwriter reflects on the Mexican icon's legacy as he releases "Un Azteca En El Azteca" -- which is said to be Don Vicente's last LP ever. Ahead of Vicente Fernández 's  Un Azteca En El Azteca  album release -- which is said…

  4. 'Mi Viejo,' 'Amigo' & More Latin Songs to Dedicate to Dad on Father's Day

    June 17, 2016 8:03 PM EDT As Father's Day approaches (Sunday), we've put together a list of 10 dad-related Latin songs you can dedicate your papá  on this special occasion. From Vicente Fernández 's ranchera version of the father-anthem "Mi viejo," to Victor Manuelle 's heartfelt tune …

  5. Ha*Ash, Rio Roma & More Latin Stars Pay Tribute to Vicente Fernandez Ahead of His Final Concert

    April 12, 2016 3:38 PM EDT Mexican music legend Vicente Fernández will be playing his last concert on Saturday in the iconic Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Vicente Fernandez Prepares to Take the Stage for His Final Shows & Tour The "El Rey" singer will close a successful music career of more than 50…

  6. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Selena Gomez Is Revived

    October 23, 2015 4:05 PM EDT This week's charts saw Selena Gomez score her second No. 1 album, One Direction extending records and more. Here are 13 things you need to know about the  Billboard  charts this week: Selena Gomez Scores Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart 1.  Selena Gomez 's career wasn&…

  7. Vicente Fernandez Earns Sixth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums

    October 21, 2015 3:41 PM EDT Also: "Empire" star Jamila Velazquez arrives & La Adictiva Banda rises. Mexican star Vicente Fernandez arrives at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums (chart dated Oct. 31) with Muriendo de Amor (1,000 copies sold in the week ending Oct. 15, according to Nielsen Music), marking his…

  8. Mother's Day Playlist: 10 Latin Songs All About Amor

    May 08, 2015 12:20 PM EDT When it comes to showing their Mamis some love, Latins aren’t shy about their displays of affection. The same thing applies to songs made for moms, which tend to be unabashedly, well, loving. Here are 10 tracks that we’ll be playing for Mother’s Day. 1. Ricardo Arjona -- “Mi novia se me esta…

  9. 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…

  10. Rolling Stones Top Hot Tours, Grossing $23.6 Million (And Counting...) Down Under

    November 16, 2014 11:07 AM EST The Rolling Stones land on the weekly Hot Tours tally (see list below) after a four-month break from the road. The act takes the No. 1 slot with ticket sales reported from the first three cities on the 14 On Fire tour’s final leg, a trek through Australia and New Zealand. The Oceania run…

  11. Luis Miguel Announces West Coast Tour with SBS Entertainment

    June 20, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Latin pop star Luis Miguel, who earlier this year took home the Billboard Latin Music Award for Tour of the Year, is teaming up with SBS Entertainment for a 5-city west coast tour launching Sept. 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 44-year-old Grammy winning singer is also scheduled to perform shows in…

  12. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. More Latin Grammys Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV Red…

  13. Alejandro Fernandez Posts His Biggest Sales Week Ever

    September 05, 2013 2:37 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez notches his best sales week in his 20-plus year career as his 15th studio album, "Confidencias," out on Universal Music Latino, debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 21,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set’s impressive…

  14. Vicente Fernandez Has 'Small Lump' on Liver, Cancels Shows

    October 26, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Iconic Mexican Singer, Featured on Tony Bennett's New Duets Album, Undergoes More Testing Vicente Fernández , the iconic Mexican singer known for his popular ranchera songs, has canceled two early November shows in Mexico due to issues with his liver, according to a representative with…

  15. Billboard Mexican Music Awards Winners List

    October 18, 2012 11:00 PM EDT The second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards aired live Thursday on Telemundo from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with young acts -- specifically DJ trio 3BallMTY -- dominating the winners column. Read About 3BallMTY's Big Night Here is a full list of winners: Artist of the…

  16. 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…

  17. Tony Bennett To Release Latin Music 'Duets' Album in October

    August 02, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 'Viva Duets' to feature collaborations with Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Gloria Estefan and more. After a pair of "Duets" albums allowed Tony Bennett to revisit classic songs with the help of some younger stars, the 85-year-old singing legend is returning to the format, this…

  18. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita join for 'Viva la Musica' Event

    July 19, 2012 7:48 PM EDT Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel , pop star Franco De Vita and actor and salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Venezuela called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert for peace." Some 200,000 people are…

  19. 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…

  20. Gerardo Ortiz Sweeps Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 21, 2011 2:00 AM EDT Corridos and Romance Coexist at Inaugural Awards, to Air Oct. 27 on Telemundo Hardcore corrido singer Gerardo Ortiz was the big winner at the inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards , taking home six honors, including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year,…

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