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  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. Music Vets Launch Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

    November 12, 2012 11:12 PM EST A group of veteran music industry professionals have created the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and will announce 24 nominees on Nov. 27, according to a spokesperson for the newly established nonprofit. The Miami-based organization, being led by a ...

  3. Univision, Eventus Partner for Celia Cruz-Branded Products

    September 17, 2012 7:32 PM EDT Univision Enterprises, a relatively new division of media giant Univision Communications, has signed an exclusive global agreement to license consumer products branded with the name an image of late salsa queen Celia Cruz. Cruz-branded products wi ...

  4. Target Partners With Emilio Estefan for Curated Latin Entertainment Section

    April 25, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Target's John Butcher with Emilio Estefan at the Billboard Latin Music Conference on Wednesday (Photo: Arnold Turner) Target Corporation has partnered with entertainment mogul Emilio Estefan in a new alliance that will allow Estefan to curate ...

  5. Emilio Estefan at Billboard Latin Conference: 'When It Was Just Me, Santana, Feliciano, Julio, There Wasn't So Much Opportunity...'

    April 25, 2012 3:31 PM EDT John Butcher, vice president of entertainment, Target (left); with Emilion Estefan, Chairman, Estefan Enterprises. (Photo: Michael Seto) As record sales remain flat and labels tighten their belts in producing and releasing records, brands have ste ...

  6. Univision's Nuestra Navidad Xmas Special To Feature Gloria Estefan, Paulina Rubio, Chino y Nacho, Arthur Hanlon

    December 08, 2011 5:22 PM EST For the sixth consecutive year, Estefan Film & Television-the production company of Emilio Estefan's Estefan Enterprises, will produce Nuestra Navidad, the Target-presented Christmas special that airs on the Univision network. This year&# ...

  7. Backbeat: Marc Anthony Celebrates Birthday In Miami With Two Sold-Out Shows And A Party

    September 19, 2011 8:00 PM EDT Marc takes the stage in Miami Saturday, Sept. 17. (Photo by Maggie Rodriguez) Singer/producer Marc Anthony celebrated his birthday with fans in Miami this weekend, at a Friday night birthday bash hosted by Kohl's and at two sold-out shows at ...

  8. Backbeat: Gloria Estefan Previews 'Miss Little Havana' LP, Talks Target Deal in NYC

    September 14, 2011 6:36 PM EDT http://colowebpre.vnuusa.org/ Gloria Estefan with Billboard "Juice" editor Erika Ramirez (Photo: JD Anderson) For an artist with the resume as Gloria Estefan's, it's rare and admirable of her to open up about her professional t ...

  9. Stars Shine At Billboard Latin Music Awards, But Enrique Iglesias Rules The Night

    April 29, 2011 12:41 AM EDT Fire Walker: Enrique Iglesias won nine Billboard Latin Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Best Latin Pop Album By a Soloist. (Photo: Telemundo/Gary Rothstein) MIAMI -- There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billbo ...

  10. Gloria and Emilio Estefan Jr. Renew Publishing Deal With Universal

    April 04, 2011 5:50 PM EDT The Universal Music Publishing Group has renewed and extended its administration deal with Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan Jr. and their various publishing entities, including Estefan Music Publishing and Foreign Imported Production & Publis ...

  11. Olga Guillot, The Queen of Bolero, Dies

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Cuban singer Olga Guillot, known as “the queen of bolero”, died Monday in Miami Beach of a heart attack at age 87, according to published reports. Known for her emotional treatment of the Cuban romantic ballad, accompanied by exaggerated and often ...

  12. 50 Latin Stars Gather To Record 'Somos El Mundo'

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The atmosphere at Miami's Bongo's restaurant, perched on top of the American Airlines Arena, was almost festive as an endless stream of Latin acts began to file inside. They were there to record "Somos el Mundo," the Spanish-la ...

  13. Estefan, Jones Prep Spanish 'We Are the World'

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST A large group of Latin acts, helmed by Emilio Estefan and Quincy Jones, are in the process of recording a Spanish language version of “We Are the World.” Spanish language lyrics for the track, called “Somos el Mundo,” were penned by Gloria and Emi ...

  14. Marc Anthony Buys Stake In Miami Dolphins

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony has become the latest celebrity musician to buy a stake in the Miami Dolphins. The announcement was made during a press conference July 21 in New York City, together with the Dolphins' owner and managing general partner, Stephen ...

  15. Source: Estefans Buying Stake In Dolphins

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Dolphins are merging with Miami Sound Machine and Margaritaville. Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, are buying a “very small” ownership stake in the NFL team, a person familiar with the deal said Monday. The perso ...

  16. Celia Cruz Estate Wins Domain Battle

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Celia Cruz may have been known as the Queen of Salsa, but when it came to the Web, she had no domain. For the past decade, a Cayman Island-based corporation has held control over the celiacruz.com Web domain. But now, the name will revert to the l ...

  17. Latin Recording Academy To Honor Estefan

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Latin pop superstar Gloria Estefan will be recognized as the 2008 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, Billboard has learned. Estefan will be honored during a tribute dinner on Nov. 12 in Houston, one night before the Latin Grammy Awards. A ...

  18. UMPG Renews Deal With Gloria Estefan

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has renewed its exclusive administration agreement for the music catalogs belonging to superstar Gloria Estefan and husband/producer Emilio Estefan. The Estefan catalogs are considered some of the most valuable Lat ...

  19. Pedro Knight Dies at 85

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pedro Knight, the Cuban trumpeter, arranger and bandleader who was salsa icon Celia Cruz's longtime husband and perennial companion, died February 3 at a hospital in Arcadia, Ca. He was 85 years old. No specific cause of death was cited, but ...

  20. Estefan To Host Charity Gala

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Gloria Estefan will host a gala on Feb. 9 at her Miami Beach, Fla., home to benefit the Gloria Estefan Foundation. Proceeds from the event will go to the Miami Children's Hospital Brain Institute, which serves children sufferi ...

  21. Estefans Donate $1M To Paralysis Project

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST To help establish human clinical trials program. Latin superstar couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan will donate $1 million to help establish a human clinical trials program at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami. The Estef ...

  22. First Recording Arts Day Set For Capitol Hill

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever Recording Arts Day will bring more than 50 musicians and music professionals to Capitol Hill Sept. 7 to visit lawmakers and spread the word about the importance of the recording arts in The first-ever Recording Arts Day will bring m ...

  23. Bad Boy Latino Launches

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Joint venture to run through Warner Music Latina. Sean "Diddy" Combs, founder and CEO of Bad Boy Entertainment and producer Emilio Estefan, chairman of Estefan Enterprises, have officially launched Bad Boy Latino. The multi-media joint v ...

  24. Official Bad Boy Latino Launch Revealed

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Diddy, Estefan partner for label. Producer Emilio Estefan and Sean "Diddy" Combs are set to formally reveal the launch of Bad Boy Latino during a party in Miami on Aug. 25, Billboard.biz has learned. The joint venture label, a spin-off f ...

  25. 'Nuevas Voces' Crowns Gio Williams

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oscar Rivera takes second. Dominican-born Gio Williams was crowned winner of the Telemundo network's “Nuevas Voces de América” during the show's May 29 finale in Miami. Williams competed alongside 20 finalists during the 15-week nationwi ...

  26. Universal, Telemundo On Board For Estefan Show

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label will award winner a record deal. Universal Music Latino has signed a joint-venture deal with Estefan Enterprises for "Nuevas Voces de América" (New Voices of America), a TV talent show that begins airing Feb. 13 on the Telemundo ne ...

  27. Universal, Telemundo On Board For Estefan Show

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Latino has signed a joint-venture deal with Estefan Enterprises for "Nuevas Voces de América" (New Voices of America), a TV talent show that begins airing Feb. 13 on the Telemundo Universal Music Latino has signe ...

  28. Latin Notas

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan at its Spirit of Life awards gala in Miami Beach. Read Leila Cobo's column. Latin Entertainment Industry for City of Hope will honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan ...

  29. Latin Notas

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, "Nuevas Voces de América," allows viewers to pick the winner of a Sony Norte recording contract. Read Leila Cobo's column. Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, " ...

  30. Santana To Get LARAS Honor

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 person of the year by the Latin Recording Academy. He will be fetted at a gala dinner and concert Aug. 30 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 person of th ...

  31. Santana To Get LARAS Honor

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 person of the year by the Latin Recording Academy. He will be fetted at a gala dinner and concert Aug. 30 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Carlos Santana will be honored as the 2004 person of th ...

  32. Latin Notas

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, "Nuevas Voces de América," allows viewers to pick the winner of a Sony Norte recording contract. Read Leila Cobo's column. Emilio Estefan Jr.'s new reality TV show, " ...