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  1. Live Nation Strikes Mirage Deal

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 65% controlling stake Dubai-based promoter Mirage Promotions. Mirage annually stages a wide range of concerts, shows and events in Dubai and other cities in the region, including suc ...

  2. Juanes To Promote U.S. Trek Through TV Spots, Batanga.com

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Juanes will promote his 2008 U.S. tour in a pair of TV spots for Sprint, along with a contest at music site Batanga.com, beginning Feb. 18. The Sprint commercials will run on Univision's broadcast and cable networks, as well as on Telemundo, ...

  3. Bosé, Keys Unlock Premios Ondas Awards

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miguel Bosé and Alicia Keys are among six music acts to be honored at the Grupo Prisa's Premios Ondas 2007. The winners were announced in Barcelona on Oct. 26, and the awards will be presented at the televised 54th Premios Ondas gala in that ...

  4. Shakira Contributes Music To New Film

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Colombian superstar Shakira has contributed three original songs to the upcoming film “Love in the Time of Cholera,” an adaptation of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel that hits theaters Nov. 16. Shakira’s songs are “Despedida,” the bolero “Hay Amo ...

  5. Cuevas Joins Sony/ATV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Claribel Cuevas has assumed the post of senior director of creative for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Latin America. She was previously senior creative director of Latin music for Famous Music Publishing. Through Cuevas’ initiative, Famous launched a ...

  6. Bosé, Sanz Take Top Oye! Awards

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two Spaniards, Miguel Bosé and Alejandro Sanz, were the winners of the album of the year and song of the year categories, respectively, for Premios Oye!, Mexico’s recording industry awards. At the Oye! ceremony, which took place Aug. 23 in Veracru ...

  7. Ritmo Latino Vows Iglesias Boycott

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ritmo Latino, the nation's largest independent Latin music retailer, says it is holding off on selling Enrique Iglesias' "Insomniac," which hits stores June 12 via Interscope, to protest what president David Massry calls " ...

  8. Shakira Breaks Records In Mexico

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shakira set a new attendance record at Mexico City's Zócalo, with an estimated 210,000 people showing up for a free concert held there on May 26. It has become traditional for artists touring Mexico to perform free shows at the city's Zó ...

  9. Aerosmith Set For First India Concert

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith will perform in India next month for the first time. The veteran band will play a concert in India's southern city of Bangalore on June 2, as part of its Greatest Hits 2007 World Tour. The event will take place at the Palace Grounds ...

  10. Montaner To Receive Billboard Spirit Of Hope Award

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Venezuelan superstar Ricardo Montaner will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards. Montaner, a singer/songwriter known for his emotive vocals and well-crafted lyrics, receives the award for t ...

  11. Retailer Pulls Jennifer Lopez CDs Off Shelves

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music retailer Ritmo Latino has pulled all of Jennifer Lopez' music off its shelves in retaliation for what it says are the singer's plans to skip in-stores at Latin retail. Lopez signed autographs at an FYE store in the Bronx on Wednesd ...

  12. Ramos Upped At Live Nation

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, has promoted Kate Ramos to the newly created position of senior VP of Touring Alliances. She reports jointly to Live Nation Alliances president Russell Wallach and president of Nor ...

  13. Silbermond Leads Germany's Echo Nominations

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, rock band Silbermond is the frontrunner heading into Germany's 16th annual Echo Awards, to be held March 25. The act is up for group rock/pop national, and is nominated for hit of the year with "Das Beste" (Co ...

  14. Exclusive: Pretty Ricky Teams With Eventful.com

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST For fans who want and demand it, Pretty Ricky will be only too happy to give them a “Late Night Special.” Putting a user-generated twist on the traditional tour concept, the Atlantic Records group is partnering with San Diego-based Eventful.com to ...

  15. El Canto Del Loco Wins Three At Premios Awards

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST El Canto del Loco, David Bisbal and Shakira were the main winners at the Premios Principales award ceremony, held at the Palacio de Deportes in Madrid on Saturday (Dec. 16). Pop/rock group El Canto del Loco won three of the 10 awards: best nationa ...

  16. Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held live Nov. 2. Pop is the dominant theme in the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin Grammys, with Shakira leading the fray with six nods. Shakira's sweep in nominations comes on the strength of her Spanish language set " ...

  17. Chili Peppers Head Up MTV Awards

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Copenhagen to host gala Nov. 2. The Red Hot Chili Peppers top the nominations listings ahead of the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, which will take place Nov. 2 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The alternative rock act is nominated four times, includi ...

  18. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Furtado, Shakira round out top 3. Furtado, Shakira round out top 3. News ...

  19. Keane's 'Sea' Sails Away With Euro No. 1

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top four on European Top 100 Albums, Keane's "Under The Iron Sea" (Universal Island) leads the survey for a third week. In the United Kingdom, it falls 1-2 but sells a further 45,000 u In an unchanged top four on Eur ...

  20. BPI Moves In On AllofMP3.com

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British recording industry is one stage closer to closing down the rogue Russian download site AllofMP3.com. The British recording industry is one stage closer to closing down the rogue Russian download site AllofMP3.com. The BPI said today (J ...

  21. Keane Keeps 'Iron' Grip On Euro Throne

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chilis, Shakira, Furtado stay strong in Europe. Chilis, Shakira, Furtado stay strong in Europe. News ...

  22. Latin Grammys Set For New York

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Nov. 2. The Latin Grammys are heading to New York for the first time in their seven-year history. The public will be able to purchase tickets to the event—also a first—which is to take place Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden. The ...

  23. Latin Notas

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As part of its ongoing outreach throughout Latin America, the Latin Grammy Awards goes to Mexico City to give out its first President's Award. Read Leila Cobo's column. As part of its ongoing outreach throughout Latin America, the Latin ...

  24. Latin Notas

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As part of its ongoing outreach throughout Latin America, the Latin Grammy Awards goes to Mexico City to give out its first President's Award. Read Leila Cobo's column. As part of its ongoing outreach throughout Latin America, the Latin ...

  25. Billboard Latin Awards To Honor Shakira, Sebastian

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall of Fame award for his career achievements and Shakira will be bestowed with the Spirit of Hope award at the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall ...

  26. Gutirrez To Retire From Sony BMG Colombia

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label vet signed Shakira. Carlos Gutiérrez, the longtime president of Sony BMG's operation in Colombia, will retire Dec. 31, Billboard.biz has learned. Gutiérrez spent 34 years as president of CBS Records, Sony Music and finally, Sony BMG Col ...

  27. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied career: "I've had to think about it more today than I've had in years. It ha Acknowledging that awards ...

  28. Shakira Gets The MTV 5 Star Treatment

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new media activities for an "unprecedented" marketing campaign to support Shakira's upcoming album release. MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new medi ...

  29. Shakira Gets The MTV 5 Star Treatment

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new media activities for an "unprecedented" marketing campaign to support Shakira's upcoming album release. MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new medi ...

  30. Latin Notas

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Producer/songwriter Kike Santander is serving as headmaster of the artists academy for Spain's mega-popular music reality show "Operacion Triunfo." Read Leila Cobo's column. Producer/songwriter Kike Santander is serving as head ...

  31. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Blunt round out European top three. Shakira, Blunt round out European top three. News ...

  32. Coldplay Secure 6th Week At Euro Chart Peak

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' holds off Shakira, Blunt. 'X&Y' holds off Shakira, Blunt. News ...

  33. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' fends off Shakira, Blunt albums. 'X&Y' fends off Shakira, Blunt albums. News ...

  34. Shakira Album Back On Ritmo Shelves

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A dispute that has kept Shakira's top-selling new album, "Fijación Oral, Vol. 1" (Epic), out of most Ritmo Latino stores has been resolved with a handshake and a smile -- and the recording back o A dispute that has kept Sha ...

  35. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. The nation's largest Latin retail chain is not selling the album in Shakira's new albu ...

  36. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it ...

  37. Latin Notas

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cruz Martínez's CKJointz Music publishing company signs an exclusive global administration deal with Famous Music. Read Leila Cobo's column. Cruz Martínez's CKJointz Music publishing company signs an exclusive global admini ...

  38. Latin Notas

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As reggaetón gains mainstream popularity, Latin rock continues to wait for its own mass appeal. Read Leila Cobo's column. As reggaetón gains mainstream popularity, Latin rock continues to wait for its own mass appeal. Read Leila Cobo ...

  39. Latin Notas

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The upcoming Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards reserves a seat for Chayanne at its Q&A session. Read Leila Cobo's column. The upcoming Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards reserves a seat for Chayanne at its Q ...

  40. Latin Notas

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A look at the contenders in the Latin categories of this year's Grammys. Read Leila Cobo's column. A look at the contenders in the Latin categories of this year's Grammys. Read Leila Cobo's column. News Leila Cobo ...

  41. Latin Notas

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sales of Latin music are rallying this year in such key markets as Brazil and Argentina as labels are again signing new acts and showing commitment to their development. Read Leila Cobo's column. Sales of Latin music are rallying this year in ...

  42. Latin Notas

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Manager Joe Simpson launches a new, as-yet-unnamed TV show that will seek out Latin talent in the United States. Read Leila Cobo's column. Manager Joe Simpson launches a new, as-yet-unnamed TV show that will seek out Latin talent in the Unite ...

  43. Latin Notas

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Putumayo World Music and Columbia Artists Management are putting together a 30-city U.S. tour to support "Women of Latin America." Read Leila Cobo's column. Putumayo World Music and Columbia Artists Management are putting together a ...

  44. Latin Notas

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artists' low attendance at the Latin Grammy Awards is cause for concern as it seem they lack support to the Latin music industry and fellow artists. Read Leila Cobo's column. Artists' low attendance at the Latin Grammy Awards is cau ...

  45. Latin Notas

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artists' low attendance at the Latin Grammy Awards is cause for concern as it seem they lack support to the Latin music industry and fellow artists. Read Leila Cobo's column. Artists' low attendance at the Latin Grammy Awards is cau ...

  46. Latin Notas

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard makes its annual predictions of Latin Grammy Award winners. Read Leila Cobo's column. Billboard makes its annual predictions of Latin Grammy Award winners. Read Leila Cobo's column. News Leila Cobo ...

  47. Colombia's Patricia Téllez Dead At 47

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Manager was longtime Shakira associate. Manager was longtime Shakira associate. News ...

  48. Colombia's Patricia Téllez Dead At 47

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Patricia Téllez, former manager of Shakira and the singer's longtime representative in her native Colombia, died Aug. 17 in Bogota of a heart attack. She was 47. Patricia Téllez, former manager of Shakira and the singer's longti ...

  49. Latin Notas

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kike Santander elected chairman of the Latin Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences. Read Leila Cobo's column. Kike Santander elected chairman of the Latin Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences. Read Leila Cobo's column. News Leil ...

  50. Santander Voted Latin Academy Board Chairman

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer takes over from Díaz. Producer/songwriter Kike Santander has been elected chairman of board of trustees for the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Santander, a multiple Grammy-winner and one of the top Latin music pr ...

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