Capitol Latin

  1. Sergio Lopes Departs Capitol Latin

    September 26, 2012 11:44 AM EDT Sergio Lopes, who for over a year served as the head of Capitol Latin in the U.S., has left the company. Sources say Lopes' position was eliminated a little over a week ago. Lopes had been appointed senior VP of Capitol Latin in the U.S. in a ...

  2. Daddy Yankee Signs Strategic Agreement With Capitol Latin

    July 11, 2012 6:08 PM EDT Reggaetón star Daddy Yankee has signed a distribution and licensing deal with Capitol Latin for the release of his upcoming studio album, Prestige . Yankee, who releases his albums on his own El Cartel Records, was previously distributed by Sony M ...

  3. Backbeat: Shaila Durcal Treats Anti-Piracy Lawmakers To Recording Session @ Miami's Hit Factory

    November 29, 2011 12:12 PM EST Legislative Session: From left: Gregg Vickers, VP customer marketing, EMI North America; Congressman Lamar singer Smith; singer Shaila Durcal; Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; and Sergio Lopes, Sr. VP Capitol Latin, at an impromptu recordin ...

  4. Backbeat: Shakira Brings Out Stars, Execs @ Latin Grammys Person Of The Year Gala

    November 11, 2011 8:03 AM EST The Person of the Year Award honoring Shakira gathered a wide array of artists and executives from around the planet. Here is what we heard and saw: EMI Spain debut artist Pablo Alborán flew from Spain with his parents to celebrate his nominations ...

  5. Angela Martinez Named To EMI Latin America Business Affairs

    October 28, 2011 6:25 AM EDT Angela Martinez has been named VP, Latin Business Affairs for EMI Latin America. In her new role, Martinez will be responsible for day-to-day business affairs at Capitol Latin, EMI's U.S. Latin company. Martinez replaces Oswaldo Rossi, who ha ...

  6. Sergio Lopes Replaces Diana Rodriguez At Capitol Latin; Camilo Lara Leaves EMI Mexico

    February 11, 2011 2:34 PM EST UPDATE: Late Friday more changes at EMI Latin took place when news broke that Camilo Lara, chairman of EMI Mexico, left his post. Lara had been named chairman in 2008 and also oversaw A&R for the region. Lara is also a DJ, producer and recordi ...

  7. Billboard.biz Q&A: Diana Rodriguez, Senior VP of Capitol Latin

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST As the recently appointed senior VP of Capitol Latin, Diana Rodriguez is the first woman to head a U.S. Latin label, overseeing the path of artists such as Juan Luis Guerra, Ricardo Montaner, Belinda, Anahí and Vico C. Rodríguez takes over a Latin ...