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  1. Juanes, Kany Garcia Lead 2008 Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at Thursday's Latin Grammys, with Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Wisin & Yandel, Flex and Kany Garcia emerging victorious during 9th annual awards in Houston. Colombian rock star Juane ...

  2. 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. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony' ...

  3. Latin Recording Academy Honors Estefan

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Superstar Gloria Estefan was honored as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of The Year at a star-studded gala dinner in Houston's Convention Center. Estefan, the first woman to receive the honor, spoke at the Nov. 12 event about music& ...

  4. Cuban Bass Player Israel Lopez 'Cachao' Dies

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban bass player Israel López "Cachao," whose place in history as one of the creators of the mambo was forgotten literally for decades before he was rediscovered and launched to a broad audience in the 1990s, has died. He was 89 years o ...

  5. Latin Holiday Sales Up, Lag Market

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Latin album sales were up 27% in the last shopping week before Christmas, but lagged behind the 42% increase posted by the market overall, according to Nielsen SoundScan. After being dethroned for six weeks, Juanes returns to the No. 1 spot on Bil ...

  6. Reba Outmuscles Kanye, 50 To Score First No. 1

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by new releases, Reba McEntire's "Reba Duets" reigns at No. 1. Moving 301,000 copies in the United States, the MCA Nashville album provides the country star&# ...

  7. UMPG Renews Deal With Gloria Estefan

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has renewed its exclusive administration agreement for the music catalogs belonging to superstar Gloria Estefan and husband/producer Emilio Estefan. The Estefan catalogs are considered some of the most valuable Lat ...

  8. Cuban Trombonist Jiménez Dies At 90

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Cuban trombonist Generoso Jiménez, who redefined the role of the trombone in Cuban music and Latin jazz, died Sept. 15 in Miami of renal failure. He was 90 years old. The prolific and tireless Jiménez worked nearly to the day of his deat ...

  9. Estefan Runs With Madrid Bullring Promo Concert

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan will break new ground in Spain on Sept. 15 when she gives a free concert in Madrid's 15,000 capacity open-air Las Ventas bullring, the world's biggest such venue. Entry will be available only to customers of the Vodafone m ...

  10. Estefan Appointed To Univision Board

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer Gloria Estefan has been appointed to Univision Communications' board of directors, the company confirmed. The board was re-formed under the Spanish-language media giant's new ownership, led by a group of private investors. Former ...