1. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Pulp, Mazzy Star, James, Refused... (What Decade Is This?) Also: Scorching Rock From Black Keys & Gary Clark, Jr. on Day 1 More than the dry wit of Pulp , Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia , the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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,…

  6. 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…

  7. Juanes Wins Big At Latin Grammy Awards

    November 14, 2008 2:51 PM 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 awards in Houston. Colombian pop/rock star Juanes won for Album of the Year and Best Male Pop…

  8. 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…

  9. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 2:11 PM 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. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony's "El Cantante" soundtrack and…

  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…