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  1. Jenni Rivera Honored By Fans and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:28 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and ...

  2. Updated: Jenni Rivera Remembered by Regional Mexican Artists, Industry Execs

    December 09, 2012 11:25 PM EST Regional Mexican and Latin pop artists and members of the music industry reacted to news of singer Jenni Rivera's death with disbelief, prayers and memories of a woman they recalled as a true star, whose friendships were as strong as her reno ...

  3. Celebrating Mexican Music's Best Artists

    October 15, 2012 6:40 AM EDT Trio 3BallMTY tops ranks of finalists. A rich array of artists are finalists for the second Billboard Mexican Music Awards. Presented by State Farm, the awards can be seen on Telemundo live from Los Angeles on Oct. 18. Finalists-and winners-are ...

  4. Mexican Group Banda el Recodo's Tour Bus Crashes in South Texas, Six Injured

    August 31, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Several members of the popular regional Mexican group Banda el Recodo were airlifted to a local hospital in San Antonio after their bus crashed in a rural section of South Texas, according to a spokesperson for the band, who added that all were li ...

  5. Telemundo, Mun2's Descarga Concert Series Returns With Reik, Jencarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos

    July 08, 2011 4:07 PM EDT The fifth edition of Descarga is taking place this summer with live concerts that will later be televised on various dates on the sponsoring networks. The live concerts, July 10-Aug. 28, will be held at CityWalk at Universal Studios and will inclu ...

  6. Arizona Immigration Law Stirs Fear, Loathing On The Road

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arizona's tough new immigration enforcement law isn't scheduled to take effect until late July. But fear and anger stirred by the law are already beginning to take a toll on concerts in the state, particularly on events featuring regiona ...

  7. Jenni Rivera Takes Top Honor At Premios De La Radio

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Banda diva Jenni Rivera was named artist of the year Tuesday night at the tenth annual Premios de la Radio, the regional Mexican music awards show presented by Liberman Broadcasting. Rivera, who was also named female soloist of the year, capped of ...

  8. Banda El Recodo Re-Signs With Fonovisa

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Banda el Recodo has re-signed with its longtime label Fonovisa, sources tell Billboard. The group's next album is slated for release Nov. 24. Banda el Recodo, one of regional Mexican music's top acts, is an over-70-year-old institution. ...

  9. Orchard Inks Key Regional Mexican Labels

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor The Orchard has signed up two key labels in the regional Mexican genre. Cintas Acuario, home to early recordings from Jenni Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, Valentin Elizalde, Chalino Sanchez and El Chapo de Sinaloa, has joined The Orch ...

  10. Latin Briefs: Fonsi, Olympic Games, Signos Music

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Luis Fonsi recorded a special version of his new single "No Me Doy Por Vencido" for use in the AT&T campaign centered around this year's Olympic Games . Net proceeds from mobile downloads of the tracks by the wireless company& ...

  11. 'Rodeo' Set For September Run

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte, Pepe Aguilar and El Chapo de Sinaloa will perform "The Rodeo of the Decade," a U.S. tour slated to begin in September. The three superstars of norteño, pop/ranchera and banda will be joined by horses in a "musi ...

  12. Concert Promoter Abdala Shot To Death

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Another member of the regional Mexican music community has been assassinated. Concert promoter Marco Antonio Abdalá was found dead from three gunshot wounds on Jan. 25. Abdalá, who served as promoter for artists such as Banda El Recodo, was kidnap ...