Full coverage from the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, which ran April 7 – 10, in Hollywood, Fla.


Array Of Acts Score Big At Billboard Latin Music Awards
April 10, 2008
Rare eclecticism marked the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, with no one artist or genre dominating the list of winners.

Iglesias Sits With Billboard For Keynote Q&A
April 9, 2008
Enrique Iglesias told the stories behind his career moves Wednesday during a keynote Q&A at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Hollywood, Fla.

Analyst: Latin America Poised For Mobile Growth
April 9, 2008
Latin America holds tremendous promise for over-the-air mobile track sales, but not online music sales, according to a study presented at the Billboard Latin Music Conference.

Experts Consider Alternative Ways To Move Product
April 8, 2008
Faced with the fact that physical sales are falling, yet still very dominant in the Latin world, sales experts at the Billboard Latin Music Conference, in Hollywood, Fla., bantered alternative ways of moving product.

MTV Tr3s, mun2 Panel Discusses Latino Youth
April 8, 2008
Latino youth feel ignored by mainstream media and brands, and yet consume both in great quantities -- a quandary discussed at the Billboard Latin Music Conference by the general managers of bilingual music channels MTV Tr3s and mun2.

MySpace Latino To Launch With New Communities
April 8, 2008
After a year in a beta testing phase, MySpace Latino will get its official launch this Friday (April 11) with several new communities directed at U.S. Latinos.

Panel Discusses 'New Music Business' Strategy
April 8, 2008
One size doesn't fit all artists when it comes to new business models and ways of dividing Latin music revenue, a Billboard Latin Music Conference panel concluded today (Tuesday).

Panel Debates PPM Effectiveness
April 7, 2008
Executives from Spanish-language radio and Arbitron debate during the "People Meter: Friend or Foe?" panel, at the Billboard Latin Music Conference today, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla.

Spanish-Language Listenership Jumps
April 7, 2008
Bucking a trend of declining listenership at English-language radio, Spanish-language radio has seen its audience grow 10 percent in the last decade among listeners aged 18-34.

PDs Weigh Role Of Local Programming
April 7, 2008
Programming locally in markets with diverse Spanish-speaking populations can present a challenge, but also an opportunity to discover new talent, program directors said today at the Billboard Latin Music Conference.

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