Chevaliers of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

  1. En Breve: Pepsi looks to Latin music for Super Bowl

    November 19, 2012 12:38 PM EST Pepsi looks to Latin music for Super Bowl Pepsi will target the Latin market during the 2013 Super Bowl with music partnerships including a concert with Univision. The Fan Jam Concert takes place Feb. 1 and will feature such acts as reggaetón r ...

  2. Jesse & Joy Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 16, 2012 12:18 AM EST LAS VEGAS--Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran with the night as four-time winners at the Latin Grammys, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessi ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Daft Punk Pull Back the Curtain on 'Tron: Legacy' Soundtrack

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Few musical groups have the power to bring worlds together like robot helmet-wearing French beatmasters Daft Punk. In the '90s they merged the disparate worlds of techno and rock, the following decade, they created a dance floor quake that wa ...

  5. Phoenix, Daft Punk Rock Madison Square Garden for CMJ

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "We never thought we'd get here," Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars told the crowd at New York's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night (Oct. 21). Indeed, the Garden seemed like an unrealistic venue for Phoenix to headline -- much le ...

  6. Latin Stars Set For Charity Concerts

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When 25 top Latin acts take the stage on May 17 in support of philanthropic organization ALAS, they will be bolstered by a financial commitment of more than $200 million from Mexican millionaire Carlos Slim Helú and philanthropist Howard Buffett. ...

  7. French Copyright Bill To Be 'Clarified'

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST New text to be presented in February. French Minister of Culture and Communication Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres is expected to present a "clarified" digital copyright bill before the Parliament in the coming weeks. The debate over the cont ...

  8. Shakira Claims Six MTV Latin Nominations

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Video awards held Oct. 20 in Mexico. With six nods, Colombian songstress Shakira tops the list of nominees for the fourth annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. Shakira is up for artist of the year and best female artist. She has nominations ...