Carlos Vives

  1. Romeo Santos, Andres Castro, Daddy Yankee Honored at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 18, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Romeo Santos, who last month scored the top-selling debut on the Top Latin Albums chart in eight years, and guitarist/producer Andrés Castro, who has scored a series of No. 1 hits co-written with Carlos Vives, shared the Songwriter of the Year awa ...

  2. Carlos Vives Serenades Wife at BMI Latin Music Awards: 'How Can I Not Write Beautiful Songs?'

    March 12, 2014 3:54 PM EDT Award acceptance speeches are usually the kind of thing one tolerates politely. But Carlos Vives took things to a whole new level during the BMI Latin Music Awards March 11 when he got up to perform after accepting the BMI President’s award. Playi ...

  3. Carlos Vives, Espinoza Paz, Roberto Tapia Top Honorees at BMI Latin Music Awards

    March 12, 2014 1:00 AM EDT Espinoza Paz and Roberto Tapia, two regional Mexican stars who have also emerged as critically acclaimed and commercially successful composers, were the top winners at BMI’s 21st annual Latin Music Awards, taking home BMI Latin Songwriter of the Y ...

  4. Latin Grammy Special Awards Highlight Musical Legacies In Touching Tributes

    November 21, 2013 2:25 AM EST Colombian crooner Carlos Vives, who presented one of the trophies, appropriately set the tone during the Latin Grammy Awards special awards presentation at the Four Seasons Las Vegas. “We feel like kids since so many of our heroes are in the room, ...

  5. Carlos Vives Debuts at No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs With New Track

    October 01, 2012 1:26 PM EDT Eight years since the release of his last album in the U.S. and following a seven-year absence from the Billboard charts, Colombian star Carlos Vives debuts at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart with "Volví a Nacer" today. The track is t ...

  6. Carlos Vives Signs With New Management, First U.S. LP in Eight Years Due Next Year

    September 10, 2012 7:00 AM EDT After a lifetime with one manager, and following an eight-year hiatus since the release of his last album in the U.S., Colombian star Carlos Vives has signed a new management deal with Walter Kolm, former president of Universal's Latin pop/ur ...

  7. Vallenato Legend Rafael Escalona Dies

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian composer Rafael Escalona, an icon whose name is synonymous with Colombia’s typical vallenato music, died May 13 of respiratory failure in Bogotá, Colombia. He was 81 years old. A legend in Colombia, where his compositions—including " ...