EMI Mexico

  1. Sergio Lopes Departs Capitol Latin

    September 26, 2012 11:44 AM EDT Sergio Lopes, who for over a year served as the head of Capitol Latin in the U.S., has left the company. Sources say Lopes' position was eliminated a little over a week ago. Lopes had been appointed senior VP of Capitol Latin in the U.S. in a ...

  2. iTunes Preparing For Broad Latin American Launch

    December 01, 2011 2:25 PM EST Following its successful foray into Mexico, iTunes is preparing to launch in other Latin American countries by year's end or by the first quarter at the latest, say sources familiar with the conversations. An iTunes spokesperson declined to c ...

  3. Sergio Lopes Replaces Diana Rodriguez At Capitol Latin; Camilo Lara Leaves EMI Mexico

    February 11, 2011 2:34 PM EST UPDATE: Late Friday more changes at EMI Latin took place when news broke that Camilo Lara, chairman of EMI Mexico, left his post. Lara had been named chairman in 2008 and also oversaw A&R for the region. Lara is also a DJ, producer and recordi ...

  4. EMI, Televisa End Joint Ventures, Maintain A&R Ties

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI and Mexican broadcasting giant Televisa have ended their four-year-old label joint ventures, sources say. EMI's U.S. Latin operation, now known as Capitol Latin, is headed by senior VP Diana Rodriguez. She assumed leadership in September ...

  5. Latin Briefs: Universal Latino, Aventura, Viva 105.7

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Universal Latino will release a line of budget catalog EP's for the fourth quarter called "6 Super Hits." Priced at $5.99, the titles from Paulina Rubio, Gloria Trevi, Akwid and others come out Nov. 17. EMI Mexico is releasing &q ...

  6. Latin Execs Discuss Industry Shifts

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Is the Latin music industry finally transforming itself into a content provider, regardless of platform? That idea seemed to have taken hold among the top executives speaking at today's "View From The Top" panel at the Billboard Lat ...

  7. Latin Briefs: Jaguares, Monte Negro, Red Bull's Soundclash

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Mexican rock legends Jaguares will be releasing a special mp3 version of their latest album, "45," on a set of limited-edition earphones. The Skull Candy-brand earphones bearing the Jaguares logo and pre-loaded USB memory stick with son ...

  8. EMI Ups Key Execs In Latin American Unit

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As part of its continuing restructuring, EMI Music has announced key appointments in its Latin American operation, promoting Marcelo Castello Branco and Camilo Lara to dual roles in Brazil and Mexico, respectively. Castello Branco, who formerly he ...

  9. Huecco Replaces Melendi For Mexico City Concert

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music-signed Spanish artist Huecco will take the place of multi-platinum singer Melendi at a Nov. 17 Rock En Ñ concert in Mexico City. Melendi has decided not to appear following a Nov. 13 incident on an Iberia state aircraft en route from ...

  10. EMI Latin Top Exec Exits

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marco Bissi, who since 2003 was president and CEO of EMI Latin American, supervising both Latin American and U.S. Latin operations, has left the company. Bissi's departure is part of EMI's ongoing restructuring. Simone Bose, currently GM ...

  11. EMI Music Mexico Names GM

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Camilo Lara was most recently A&R/Mktg VP at EMM. Camilo Lara has been promoted to GM for EMI Music Mexico. Lara was most recently VP of A&R and marketing for the label. He will report to Marco Bissi, CEO for EMI Music Latin America an ...

  12. EMI, Televisa Join Forces

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Televisa EMI Music will launch in September. As first reported in the July 23 issue of Billboard, EMI has formed a music venture with Spanish-language media company Grupo Televisa. Starting Sept. 1, Televisa will join forces with EMI labels in Mex ...