Alejandro Fernández

  1. Alejandro Fernandez Posts His Biggest Sales Week Ever

    September 05, 2013 2:32 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez notches his best sales week in his 20-plus year career as his 15th studio album, "Confidencias," out on Universal Music Latino, debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 21,000 copies, accordin ...

  2. Backbeat: Antonio Orozco Performs at Heineken Acoustic Brunch Before Latin Grammys

    November 15, 2012 5:47 PM EST Heineken showcase brings out music executives in support of singer/songwriter Antonio Orozco. (L-R) Sebastian Ducamp, GTS Global Talent Services (manager); Jesus Lopez, chairman Universal Music Latin America and Iberian Peninsula; Orozco, Latin Gr ...

  3. Joan Sebastian Inks With Universal

    February 08, 2011 10:21 AM EST Regional Mexican singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian, a recipient of Billboard's Lifetime Achievement Award and widely considered one of the genre's leading names and voices, has signed a recording deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainm ...

  4. Prediction Time: Here's Who Will Win Latin Grammys

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST It’s time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Nov. 11. Projecting winners is an imprecise science, but here’s who we think will take home tro ...

  5. Alejandro Fernandez Gets Grammy Spotlight

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican superstar Alejandro Fernandez will be the featured artist at the Recording Academy’s first international Latin Grammy Artists Revealed show, taking place Sept. 1 in Mexico City. This is only the third Grammy Artists Revealed show, and the ...

  6. Three Tie For ASCAP Latin Songwriter Honor

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, Anthony Santos (of Aventura) and Tommy Torres were named songwriters of the year at the 18th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. It was the first time in the awards' nearly two-decade history that three songwriters tied for the t ...

  7. Live Nation Confirms 2010 'Los Tres' Line-Up

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstars Alejandro Fernández, Marco Antonio Solís and Joan Sebastian will team for a nine-city U.S. tour that kicks off April 10 in Anaheim, Calif. The “Los Tres” tour will be produced by Live Nation and tickets go on sale Feb. 12. The & ...

  8. Alejandro Fernández Makes Chart History

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández made history by having three albums debut simultaneously on the Top Ten of Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, a first in the chart's 16-year history. Fernández's pop set, "Dos Mundos: Evoluci ...

  9. Alejandro Fernandez Discusses His ‘Two Worlds’ At Billboard Summit

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singing star Alejandro Fernandez dished on stage fright, coming out of his famous father’s shadow and his two forthcoming albums in a candid and sometimes raunchy keynote Q&A today (Oct. 9) at the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los ...

  10. Fernandez, Sony Agree To Shelve 'Diferente'

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Fernandez and his former label, Sony Music Mexico, have reached an agreement by which an album of unreleased songs Fernandez recorded while under contract with Sony won't be released. Sony had planned to release the songs as an albu ...

  11. Sony Mexico 'Disappointed' By Police Raid

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music says it is "surprised and disappointed" by a prosecutor's raid that seized thousands of discs from its Mexico City offices as part of a legal dispute with ranchera singer Alejandro Fernandez. Sony Music Entertainment Mexi ...

  12. Authorities Seize Alejandro Fernandez Recordings From Sony Music Mexico

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The management office of Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández confirmed that Mexico’s Federal Public Ministry conducted a search of Sony Music’s Mexico offices and seized albums, master recordings and cover art of Fernández. The search and seizure w ...

  13. Regional Mexican Music Summit To Feature Alejandro Fernández Q&A

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Fernández, one of the few Latin music artists to successfully straddle the pop and ranchera markets, will be the superstar Q&A at Billboard's Regional Mexican Music Summit. Now in its fourth year, the summit will take place Oct. ...

  14. Alejandro Fernandez Show Draws 150,000 Fans

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Authorities estimate some 150,000 fans showed up for singer Alejandro Fernández's "Jalisco en Vivo" show in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico on June 27. The free show was the second of two staged by Fernández - who is tourism amb ...

  15. Alejandro Fernandez Signs To Universal

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstar Alejandro Fernández, who during his career has successfully married ranchera and pop music, has signed a new recording deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE). The deal, which had been negotiated for months, was fina ...

  16. Grupo Prisa Music Division Acquires RLM

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST The music arm of Spain’s biggest media holding, Grupo Prisa, has acquired 70% of the country’s most important management and booking agency, Madrid-based Rosa Lagarrigue Management (RLM). The move is sure to have important repercussions on live La ...

  17. MP3 Cards To Feature Latin Acts

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alejandro Fernandez, Calle 13 and Camila are among the Latin acts whose albums will be available on Sony BMG's Platinum MusicPass MP3 cards. The label revealed Monday that the artist-specific digital album cards, which retail for $12.99, woul ...

  18. JCPenney To Sponsor Fernandez Special

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST JCPenney will sponsor a one-hour Univision TV special with Alejandro Fernandez, "Regalo de Navidad," and use one of his songs in a holiday campaign. The special, set to air Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. ET, features an interview with Fernandez at h ...

  19. Lineup Set For Peru Benefit Concert

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peruvian pop star Gian Marco will lead "Canto Por El Sur," a benefit concert for victims of the Aug. 16 earthquake in his home country, at Lima's Estadio Nacional Sept. 29. Alejandro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Reyli, Fonseca, Chri ...

  20. Jesse & Joy In The Hunt For Oye Awards

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexico's Sixth annual Oye Awards is slated to take place Aug. 23 in Veracruz, Mexico. The gala is organized by Mexico's National Academy of Mexico, and honors products released in Mexico between July 1, 2006 and June 30, 2007. Leading th ...

  21. Fernandez To Visit U.S. Arenas

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pop and mariachi star Alejandro Fernandez has announced the first U.S. leg of his "Viento a Favor" tour. The Live Nation-produced trek starts Aug. 31 at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif. Fernandez will hit the San Jose Events Center S ...

  22. Beyonce, Alejandro Fernandez Duet

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Amor Gitana," a duet performed by Beyonce and Alejandro Fernandez, is the theme song to Telemundo's new telenovela "Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa." The song was written by Reyli and produced by Rudy Perez. Beyonce is re-rele ...

  23. Marc Anthony Preps U.S. Tour

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Outing will include Antonio Solis, Laura Pausini. Headlining his second trio outing, Marc Anthony will tour the U.S. with Antonio Solis and Laura Pausini this summer for the Juntos en Concierto 2006 (Together in Concert 2006) presented by Live Nat ...

  24. Hurricane Rita Shutters Miami Shows

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Final MAC concert cancelled. The threat of Hurricane Rita, set to hit South Florida on Sept. 20, has already led to the cancellation of several live performances in the Miami area, including the Sept. 19 MAC concert at the AmericanAirlines Arena. ...

  25. V CAST, CCE Partner For 'Juntos' Tour

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Segments from the upcoming "Juntos En Concierto" (Together in Concert) tour featuring Chayanne, Alejandro Fernandez and Marc Anthony will be broadcast through Verizon Wireless' V CAST Encore Channel i Segments from the upcoming &quo ...

  26. Santander Voted Latin Academy Board Chairman

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer takes over from Díaz. Producer/songwriter Kike Santander has been elected chairman of board of trustees for the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Santander, a multiple Grammy-winner and one of the top Latin music pr ...

  27. Stars To Come Out For Billboard Latin Awards

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Paulina Rubio, Pilar Montenegro, La Ley and Banda El Recodo are confirmed to perform at the 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The show, set for April 29 at the Mi Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Paulina R ...