Arcade Fire, Zoé, Nine Inch Nails, Los Bunkers, Los Tigres del Norte, Calle 13, La Maldita Vecindad and Placebo are among bands who will play the 15th edition of the massive Vive Latino Festival, set for Mexico City in March.
The Rock in Rio music festival is slated to hit the Las Vegas strip in May of 2015, Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina revealed exclusively to Billboard on Monday. The news about the festival’s first U.S. edition follows the announcement Friday that Robert Sillerman's growing entertainment conglomerate SFX had signed an option agreement to acquire a 50 percent interest in the Rock in Rio company run by Medina.
At tonight's Latin Grammys, to be broadcast live on Univision from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas., you can expect pop music in various forms to make a strong showing with many familiar faces in the running including Colombian singer Carlos Vives, a leading contender with five nominations; Spanish star Alejandro Sanz and Mexican Latin alternative songstress Julieta Venegas. Natalie Cole, whose first Spanish-language album debuted at No. 1 on the Latin Albums chart, and Draco Rosa, whose "Vida" marked a spectacular return for the artist from his battle with cancer, took three nominations each.