1. Estereo Picnic Festival Day 2 Highlights: Florence + the Machine, Noel Gallagher & More

    March 13, 2016 1:30 PM EDT In the middle of one of the rainiest weekends in Bogotá, Colombia, in recent memory, the Estéreo Picnic festival triumphantly overcame the lousy weather. In its second day, in addition to a roster of heavy-hitting headliners that included Florence + the Machine and Noel Gallagher , the clever…

  2. Billboard's Latin Power Players List's Top Managers Dish on the Meaning of Power

    August 04, 2015 12:55 PM EDT The artists get all the press. And behind them, the managers wield the power. Among Billboard's Latin Power Players , the list's five marquee managers -- Fernando Giaccardi, Walter Kolm, Johnny Marines, Angelo Medina and Alex Mizrahi -- may like to keep a low profile, but their…

  3. Ximena Sariñana on Touring With Juanes, Taking Risks & Finding Her Sound

    April 03, 2015 3:40 PM EDT “It’s something that I only dreamed of doing,” Ximena Sariñana tells Billboard about playing in venues as big as Madison Square Garden in New York and the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles this summer. A darling of the Latin alternative scene, Sariñana will join Colombian rock star Juanes   …

  4. Billboard Bits: 'Watch the Throne' Outrages Indie Retailers, Morrissey Slams Norway

    July 28, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' Exclusives Have Retailers Up in Arms Jay-Z and Kanye West may be kings of hip-hop sales, but their decision to give iTunes and Best Buy exclusive windows to…

  5. Billboard En Español SXSW Showcase: Locos Por Juana, Ximena Sariñana & More

    March 14, 2011 3:10 PM EDT South by Southwest has long been a significant platform for Latin acts, with the festival serving as a bridge between Latin American and Spanish artists and the rest of the world. This year, Billboard En Español's SXSW Showcase will feature some of the hippest acts in Latin music and a…

  6. Modest Juanes Accepts BMI Latin Award

    March 05, 2010 7:38 AM EST In accepting the president's award at the 2010 BMI Latin Awards, Colombian star Juanes forwent the pomp and circumstance usually associated with these events in favor of a more subtle, introspected celebration. "Like all my colleagues here, I've been writing ever since I can…

  7. Norah Jones, Heart, Loretta Lynn Added To Lilith Fair Lineup

    January 21, 2010 4:29 PM EST Norah Jones , Heart , Loretta Lynn , Gossip and Cat Power are among the top female artists who have just been added to the lineup for Lilith Fair 2010, organizers announced today (Jan. 21). The revived touring music festival also added 15 more cities -- including Detroit, Nashville, Phoenix,…

  8. Billboard Underground: Jason Webley

    December 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Jason Webley has made some pretty unique friends in pretty unique places during his 10-year career. Songwriter Jason Webley has made some pretty unique friends in pretty unique places during his 10-year career. He was invited to tour in Mexico after a "superfan" dance…

  9. Juanes Wins Big At Latin Grammy Awards

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at the 2008 Latin Grammys, with Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Wisin & Yandel, Flex and Kany Garcia emerging victorious during ninth annual aw Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at the 2008 Latin Grammys, with…

  10. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early…

  11. Cafe Tacuba Crowns Latin Grammy Field

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards, garnering six nods including album of the year (for "Sino") and song of the year (for "Esta Vez"). Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacuba is the leading nominee for the…

  12. Juanes Tops Los Premios MTV Nominations

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With seven nods, Colombia's Juanes tops the list of nominees for the seventh annual Los Premios MTV awards. With seven nods, Colombia's Juanes tops the list of nominees for the seventh annual Los Premios MTV awards. Juanes' nominations include video of the year (for "Me…