Akwid

  1. SESAC Latina Music Awards Honor Barreras, Casal, PSY and More

    June 24, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Casualness and glamour commingled at the annual SESAC Latina Music awards, which took place June 19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, and featured performances by regional Mexican up and comers Voz de Mando, Spanish diva Luz Casal and s ...

  2. Backbeat: Plan B, Grupo Treo, mun2 and UMPG Execs Hit Billboard Bash at Latin Music Conference

    April 25, 2013 11:49 AM EDT It's rare to see a tuba or an accordion onstage at a trendy South Beach nightclub, but such was the beauty of Wednesday night's Billboard Bash , a pre-party the night before the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami. Held at the sprawl ...

  3. Flakiss Makes Her Return in Acting

    October 15, 2012 6:21 AM EDT L.A. rapper takes a fictional role that almost tells her real-life story. Rapper Yahira Garcia -- aka Flakiss -- was supposed to be the next big act in Latin hip-hop nearly a decade ago when she signed to Univision Records. In 2006, after asking ...

  4. Publisher Hip Latin Music Signs Deal With Akwid and Del Melodies

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST Indie publisher Hip Latin Music has signed a deal to administer two high profile catalogs in Mexico. One is the urban/regional Mexican duo Akwid, made up of brothers Sergio and Francisco Gomez and considered one of the leading urban regional acts ...

  5. Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson, Belanova Set For Terra Music Fest

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Terra has partnered with Ford to present the Terra Music Fest—a day-long concert headlined by Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson and Belanova—that will launch Terra’s new Live & Loud online platform. The Terra Music Fest will take place Oct. 3 at the ...

  6. Sound Box Studios Opens In San Antonio

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT th Floor Studios, producers of multiple television music shows including “Billboard Latino,” have opened a state-of-the-art audio recording and post-production studio in San Antonio, Tex. The Sound Box Studios is a partnership between 13th Floor ...

  7. Final Lineup Set For Billboard Regional Mexican Summit

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican music's top acts will meet the digital world's most important players Oct. 6 - 8 at the third annual Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los Angeles. In response to interest by the regional Mexican industry in adv ...

  8. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previously senior director of Latin Music. Now, with the departu ...

  9. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST She becomes assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships. Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previo ...

  10. Santana, Draco Rosa To Play Latin Grammys

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana, the Latin Recording Academy's 2004 Person of the Year, has been added to the performance lineup for the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards, set for Sept. 1 at the Shrine Auditorium in Lo Carlos Santana, the Latin Recording Acade ...

  11. Latin Notas

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Such Latin acts as Akwid and Lila Downs debut on the Top Latin Albums chart with little or no radio support. Read Leila Cobo's column. Such Latin acts as Akwid and Lila Downs debut on the Top Latin Albums chart with little or no radio support ...

  12. Akwid Inks Deal With William Morris

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican duo Akwid has signed with the William Morris Agency. Regional Mexican duo Akwid has signed with the William Morris Agency. Akwid, made up of brothers Sergio and Francisco Gomez, is the most successful of a recent slew of acts that ...

  13. Univision Tops 2003 Latin Sales

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a first, an independent label has taken the lead in sales of Latin music in the U.S. California-based indie Univision Music Group, founded three years ago, was the top-selling label in the genre la In a first, an independent label has taken the ...