Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards

  1. Registration Open for Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

    December 02, 2013 7:13 PM EST The Billboard Latin Music Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Spring of 2014 with three days of panels, showcases, special awards and exclusive Q&As, culminating with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, broadcast live on the ...

  2. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Telemundo Head Emilio Romano on the Wide Inroads His Network Offers Artists

    April 24, 2013 6:55 PM EDT This past Tuesday, April 16, Telemundo scored a rare coup for a Hispanic television network. Thanks to its original novela, "El Señor de los Cielos," the station took the top ratings spot at 10 p.m. on Friday for all adults age 18 to 3 ...

  3. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Viva for VEVO Panel Addresses the Nascent Company's Growth

    April 24, 2013 3:03 PM EDT Panel: "Viva for VEVO" – Maximizing your presence and revenue in the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. Moderator: Bill Werde , editorial director, Billboard Speakers: Gustavo Lopez , EVP, Brand Partner ...

  4. Backbeat: Leslie Grace, Jorge Villamizar, 5 Solz, Tito Nieves Fire-Up Top Stop’s Latin Music Conference Showcase

    April 24, 2013 1:38 PM EDT With the rise of hybrid genres like merengue electronico climbing the overall Latin charts, it can often seem like the Latin industry is in danger of ignoring tropical music in favor of its trendier pop offspring. It's lucky, then, that tro ...

  5. Billboard Latin Music Conference: How Univision Leverages Its Massive Reach to Push Artists

    April 24, 2013 11:48 AM EDT Giving one of the last talks of the Billboard Latin Music Conference's first full day, Jose Valle, president of Univision Radio, made the promise that his lecture would be both brief and bold. The charismatic head of the immense chain of Sp ...

  6. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Pepsi Continues Its Journey with Latin Artists via 'Vive Hoy' and 3Ball MTY

    April 24, 2013 10:59 AM EDT While plenty of major brands are rushing to scoop up Latin artists for partnerships as that market segment explodes, Pepsi boasts a long history of doing so already. The soda giant enjoyed center stage late Tuesday afternoon at the Billboard Lat ...

  7. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Carlos Vives' Superstar Q&A Covers His Return to Music Amidst a Shifting Industry

    April 23, 2013 3:03 PM EDT You can take the boy out of Colombia, but you can't take Colombia - or el vallenato - out of the boy. Carlos Vives has proven that with Corazon Profundo, his latest album and the first in eight years, which was released Tuesday during the ...

  8. Watch Natalia Jimenez Channel Janis Joplin at Billboard Latin Music Conference (Video)

    April 23, 2013 1:45 PM EDT You never quite know what’s going to come out of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. Yesterday, for example, the Spanish singer/songwriter Natalia Jimenez was discussing her career at Billboard's annual Most Influential Women in Latin Mu ...

  9. Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards Announced

    April 09, 2013 3:44 PM EDT A campaign for Honey Bunches of Oats starring bilingual urban bachata star Prince Royce; the marketing effort for Juanes’ MTV Unplugged album, and a MasterCard digital and social platform featuring EMI Mexico artists will compete for Best Campai ...