David Bisbal

  1. Spain's Recorded Business Rises for the First Time in 13 Years

    July 16, 2014 1:32 PM EDT Streaming surge and releases by Enrique Iglesias, Pharell and others spark gains in the first half of 2014. Music revenue in Spain rose in the first half of 2014, combating a drop in sales of over 80% over the past 13 years. According to a report ...

  2. 'Music Does Not Die': David Bisbal Talks New Music, Billboard Latin Music Awards 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 14, 2014 12:37 PM EDT Spanish pop star David Bisbal is celebrating a new album, a global tour and a fan base that keeps growing. Despite having more than 6 million twitter followers, and counting, the singer takes nothing for granted. On a recent morning, Bisbal spoke ...

  3. Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal to Headline Billboard Latin Music Conference's 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 02, 2014 9:45 AM EDT Global pop stars Luis Fonsi and David Bisbal will share the stage for the Billboard Latin Music 25th Anniversary Concert, taking place April 23 at Liv Nightclub in Miami Beach. Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Conference & ...

  4. David Bisbal Has His Best Week Ever – For Two Reasons

    April 01, 2014 2:21 PM EDT Aided by a bundling of his album alongside tickets for his tour, and by a feature film where he plays himself, Spanish singer/songwriter David Bisbal delivered the best sales week of his career in his native Spain. Register today for Billboard ...

  5. Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Banda el Recodo to Perform at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 26, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Pop star Ricky Martin, crooner Luis Fonsi and Mexican act Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga will perform during the upcoming telecast of the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Conference & Award ...

  6. Paco de Lucia Remembered by Alejandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Many More

    February 27, 2014 9:30 PM EST Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake expected to attract a massive crowd to the Southern Spanish city. Since de ...

  7. Narcís Rebollo Appointed Managing Director of Universal Music Spain

    February 05, 2014 6:38 AM EST Narcís Rebollo has been named managing director of Universal Music Spain, with immediate effect. The 43-year-old exec was founding partner and VP of independent music company Vale Music which specialized in EDM and in TV formats such as "Oper ...

  8. David Bisbal Re-Ups With Universal, Signs 360 Deal

    June 14, 2013 12:18 PM EDT Spanish singer David Bisbal has renewed his recording contract with Universal Music Spain, signing a long-term, 360 deal that extends to touring and management. Universal didn't specify how long Bisbal's contract was renewed for, but ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Bogota Brothers Burn Up Charts

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Cali & El Dandee target the U.S. after scoring hits in Latin markets. Scanning through iTunes' top 10 singles lists throughout Latin America and Spain during the past few months, one would invariably come across "Yo Te Esperare" ...

  11. Spain's Music Industry in Crisis as Music, Ticket Sales Plummet

    July 20, 2012 11:25 AM EDT It's official. This year is the worst for Spain's music industry in history. Labels and agents are going out of business, thousands of jobs and millions of euros are being lost, and what's worse, the next Alejandro Sanz or Placido D ...

  12. St. Jude To Honor Juan Luis Guerra in Gala Hosted By Juanes

    April 12, 2012 11:53 AM EDT Dominican star Juan Luis Guerra will be honored during the 10th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala in Miami, benefitting St. Jude Children's Research hospital. The gala will be hosted by Colombian star Juanes and his wife Karen Mar ...

  13. Judge To Coke: Credit World Cup Songwriter

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Coca-Cola company was required to credit the songwriter who wrote the Spanish language version of it’s World Cup campaign song, “Wavin’ Flag.” According to a preliminary injunction granted in part by U.S. District Judge Michael Moore, Coca-Col ...

  14. David Bisbal Gets New Manager At Universal's Global Talent

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Jose Luis Villarreal has been appointed as the new manager for Spanish star David Bisbal. Villarreal will be working through Global Talent Services (GTS), the management division of Universal Music Latin America, which handl ...

  15. Juan Luis Guerra, Thalia, Pitbull Confirm Billboard Performances

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Camila, Thalia, Tito “El Bambino,” Joan Sebastian, Pitbull, and David Bisbal are the first confirmed performers at the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards show will broadca ...

  16. Universal/Machete Promotes Pedro Guzman

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pedro Guzman has been promoted to VP of A&R for Universal Music Latino and Machete Music, Universal’s Latin pop and urban labels. Based in Miami, Guzman was previously director of A&R for the labels, where he worked on releases from David ...

  17. Aventura Wins Big At Premio Lo Nuestro

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST As expected, Aventura was the big winner of the 2010 Premio Lo Nuestro, taking home five awards, including the newly minted "Entertainer of the Year" award. Other big winners included Luis Fonsi, who won in the male artist of the year aw ...

  18. European Acts Dominate Premios Dial Latin Gala

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST More artists performed live at the Premios Cadena Dial Latin music gala award ceremony than ever before this year - but only two of them were from Latin America. Despite this, the Spanish language gala was broadcast live or delayed on 1,090 radio ...

  19. Eros Ramazzoti, Alejandro Sanz Among Dial Winners

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Italy's Eros Ramazzoti and global Spanish singing stars Alejandro Sanz and David Bisbal have been named as among the winners at this year's Premios Cadena Dial awards – acknowledged as Europe's biggest Spanish-language-only award ce ...

  20. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Urban duo Calle 13, which led nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammys, were also the lead winners of the evening, taking home five Latin Grammys. Those included album of the year and best urban music album for “Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo” ( ...

  21. Spain's David Bisbal Tallies Strong First Week

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer David Bisbal has registered this year's biggest first-week album shipment in Spain at more than 120,000 units, or double platinum, with 36,332 retail sales, according to the Media Control album chart, where he debuts Oct. 28 (t ...

  22. SGAE Relents Over Charity Gig Bill

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish collecting society SGAE has again got itself into hot water over its zealous enforcement of its public performance licensing system. This time it has promised to repay in the form of a "voluntary donation" the €5,629 ($7,564) it ...

  23. Arrests Over Alleged Blackmail Of David Bisbal

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spanish paramilitary Civil Guards and Dominican Republic police have arrested four people in that Caribbean nation who are accused of demanding more than $100,000 from Spanish multi-platinum singer David Bisbal in return for not making public demo ...

  24. Spain Loves Rihanna/Bisbal 'Hate' Mix

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At only two weeks since its release, a new version of Rihanna's "Hate That I Love You," featuring Spanish singer David Bisbal, has climbed to No. 5 on Nielsen Music Control's Spain Digital Songs chart. "Hate" was orig ...

  25. Bosé, Bisbal Win Big At Premios Amigos

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Miguel Bosé and David Bisbal took the top awards at Spain's revived Premios Amigo on Nov. 27 in Madrid, as the top-selling Spanish artist of the past year and most-popular artist, respectively. The 30-year veteran Bosé won for his latest albu ...

  26. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  27. Billboard Latin Music Awards Performers Revealed

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Diana Reyes and Mariano Barba are the first performers announced for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The event will air live ...

  28. Bisbal Unveils World Tour Plans

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop star David Bisbal unveiled details of his "Premonicion 07" world tour today (Feb. 26) in Madrid. The trek will kick off in Bogota, Colombia March 10, and continue on with 30 shows in Latin America before beginning a Spanish l ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. IFPI Demands Longer Rights Protection At EU Parliament

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT John Kennedy, president/CEO of international industry trade body IFPI, reiterated the urgency for equalizing Europe's term of copyright protection with the United States during a European Parliament m John Kennedy, president/CEO of internatio ...

  31. Bisbal Enters Copyright Appeal At European Parliament

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Bisbal will perform in a special concert at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Tuesday (Oct. 24). The Spanish crooner will also appeal to Parliament President Josep Borrell to extend term of David Bisbal will perform in a special concert ...

  32. Universal Buys Spanish Indie Giant Vale Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Iberian Peninsula (Spain & Portugal) has purchased Spain's biggest independent label, Vale Music, from its founder Ricardo Campoy. Universal says the development, unveiled today (J Universal Music Iberian Peninsula (Sp ...

  33. Universal Buys Spanish Indie Giant Vale Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Iberian Peninsula (Spain & Portugal) has purchased Spain's biggest independent label, Vale Music, from its founder Ricardo Campoy. Universal says the development, unveiled today (J Universal Music Iberian Peninsula (Sp ...