Aleks Syntek

  1. 'La Voz Mexico' Preps Season Two, Linkin Park Returns to Mexico, VP Changes at UMPGA Latin America

    June 14, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 'La Voz Mexico' preps Season Two "La Voz Mexico," Mexico's version of "The Voice," will return for a second season on Televisa with new coaches, including Spanish crooner Miguel Bose, regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  2. J. J. Cheng Promoted to VP of Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC Latina

    March 16, 2012 2:32 PM EDT J.J. Cheng, the long-time Associate VP of SESAC Latina, has been promoted to VP, writer/publisher relations for the organization. Cheng will continue to oversee SESAC Latina's staff and working with other SESAC departments in generating oppor ...

  3. Latin Music Gets It's Own 'Voice'

    September 08, 2011 5:40 PM EDT Televisa's 'La Voz' applies 'The Voice' formula to Mexico Months before the Sept. 11 debut of "La Voz Mexico," executives from Mexican TV network Televisa and Universal Music Group were already having meetings ab ...

  4. Heineken-Sponsored Conectate Tour Launches New Website

    July 28, 2011 4:50 PM EDT Heineken and MX Live Entertainment have launched a new website featuring music acts from the Conéctate Con Heineken tour. Included in the concert series is the Mexican rock band Zoe, who performs July 30 at Los Angeles' Club Nokia. The band i ...

  5. Latin Grammy Concert Honors Placido Domingo

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rock and pop crooners from throughout Latin America praised opera icon Placido Domingo as an inspiration to all Hispanics during a star-studded tribute concert in Las Vegas honoring the Spanish tenor's career. Domingo, known to popular music ...

  6. Mexican Singer Syntek Quits Twitter Over Song Controversy

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek has yet to return to Twitter after shutting down his postings on the social network Aug. 19. Syntek, who has over 408,000 followers on twitter, wrote in his last posting that his decision was prompted by reac ...

  7. Montero, Canela To Perform At SESAC Latina Awards

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Banda heartthrob German Montero and telenovela star/pop idol Jencarlos Canela will perform at the SESAC Latina awards gala July 21. The event at the Beverly Hills Hotel will celebrate the performing rights organization’s 80th anniversary. Affiliat ...

  8. Aventura Wins Big At Premio Lo Nuestro

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST As expected, Aventura was the big winner of the 2010 Premio Lo Nuestro, taking home five awards, including the newly minted "Entertainer of the Year" award. Other big winners included Luis Fonsi, who won in the male artist of the year aw ...

  9. Latin Stars Give 'Life' To City Of Hope Project

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group will promote and distribute an original song, "La Gota de la Vida," ("the drop of life") to benefit Los Angeles cancer research center City of Hope and its Hispanic outreach campaign for bone marrow donati ...

  10. Latin Briefs: Fonseca, Microsoft, Andrea Bocelli, Sears

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Colombian artist Fonseca will release his "Gratitud" album in Spain the first week of November. The release will be distributed by EMI but marketed by Fonseca's management team at 10 Music. -Mexican rock band Moderatto will partner ...

  11. SESAC Latina Promotes Cheng

    August 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT J.J. Cheng has been promoted to associate VP of SESAC Latina, the performing rights society announced. She was previously senior director of the organization, which she joined in 2002. SESAC Latina's signings in recent years include Claudia B ...

  12. Aleks Syntek Kicks Off Second Season Of 'Estudio Billboard' Tonight

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT “Estudio Billboard,” the in-depth, one-hour music interview show that airs on the V-me network, kicks off its second season today with an in-depth interview with award-winning singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek. Syntek will be one of 13 top Latin acts ...

  13. Latin Stars Sign On For Free Concerts

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Juanes, Maná and Juan Luis Guerra are part of an all-star lineup of Latin acts set to perform free concerts May 17 on behalf of impoverished children in Latin America. The ALAS (América Latina en Acción Solidaria) organization is putting ...

  14. Brant, Aguirre Win SESAC Latina Awards

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Claudia Brant and Maximo Aguirre took home SESAC Latina awards this year for composer and publisher of the year. Brant won composer of the year and her Nana Maluca Music won publisher of the year along with Aguirre's Alvani Music Publishing. ...

  15. Syntek, Moderatto To Kick-Off EMI Televisa's Acoustic Series

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Televisa will release acoustic versions of greatest hits by some of its top acts via a series titled "Plug & Play," which will feature all acoustic versions. The first releases in the "Plug & Play" series will be fr ...

  16. Marc Anthony, Ivy Queen To Headline Tiempo Latino

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony, India and Ivy Queen are set to headline Spain’s Tiempo Latino festival June 8-10. The event geared towards Latin Americans living in Spain will take place simultaneously at Madrid’s Parque Juan Carlos I and Barcelona’s El Parc del Fo ...

  17. Bebe Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off a surprise today (Aug. 23), netting a leading five nominations for the sixth Latin Grammys. Her nods include album of the year for her debut, "Pafuera Telaran Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off ...

  18. EMI, Televisa Join Forces

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Televisa EMI Music will launch in September. As first reported in the July 23 issue of Billboard, EMI has formed a music venture with Spanish-language media company Grupo Televisa. Starting Sept. 1, Televisa will join forces with EMI labels in Mex ...

  19. Latin Stars Announce U.S. Tour Plans

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guerra, Syntek play major cities. Dominican star Juan Luis Guerra is launching a tour of the United States. The first stop on this tour is a 20-year anniversary show in New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 28. Guerra will continue on to play fi ...

  20. Syntek Inks SESAC Latina Deal

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter signed to W/C. Mexican singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek has signed with SESAC Latina for representation in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Warner/Chappell writer's most recent album, "Mundo Lite" (EMI), and si ...

  21. EMI Latin Exec Lara joins MTNI

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International (MTVNI) has appointed Jesus Lara to the new role as VP, music marketing and talent/artist relations. MTV Networks International (MTVNI) has appointed Jesus Lara to the new post as VP, music marketing and talent/artist re ...

  22. Sanz, Syntek Among Top Oye! Nominees

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Alejandro Sanz, Aleks Syntek, Julieta Venegas and Belinda are the top nominees for Mexico's annual Premios Oye! Awards. Set to take place Nov. 13 at Mexico City's Auditori With four nominations each, Alejandro ...

  23. Latin Notas

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Aleks Syntek's duet with Ana Torroja, "Duele el Amor," bows on charts in Spain and the United States. Read Leila Cobo's column. Aleks Syntek's duet with Ana Torroja, "Duele el Amor," bows on charts in Spain and t ...