EMI Music Spain

  1. Simone Bosé, President of Universal Music Iberian Peninsula, Dies at 51

    January 02, 2014 1:56 AM EST Simone Bosé, the recently-appointed president of Universal Music Iberian Peninsula, has died following complications from pneumonia. He was 51. Bosé was a much-liked -- and well respected -- executive in the European recorded music business. When ...

  2. Spanish Singer Luz Casal Signs with SESAC Latina (Exclusive)

    October 03, 2012 7:54 PM EDT Spanish singer Luz Casal, who will be given a lifetime achievement prize by the Latin Recording Academy in November, has signed with SESAC Latina, according to an official with the performance rights organization. SESAC Latina will represent Casal ...

  3. Pablo Alboran Receives three Latin Grammy Nods

    September 23, 2011 8:18 AM EDT Among the artists who received multiple Latin Grammy Award nominations was a name that may not be familiar to many U.S. Latin music fans. Spanish pop singer Pablo Alboran was nominated for best new artist, best male pop album for his self-titled ...

  4. EMI Spain Prez Backs New Talent Search

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Around 350,000 young people have been invited to enter a project to find new music talent in a bid to alleviate the deep crisis afflicting the Spanish biz. The Mad Sound Project was presented Oct. 5 in Madrid by EMI Music Spain president Simone Bo ...

  5. Spain's Luz Casal Honored By French Govt

    November 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spanish singer Luz Casal has received France's prestigious National Order of Arts and Letters from French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand in Paris. She had brought French prime minister François Fillon and the rest of a packed Châtelet T ...

  6. Manolo Diaz Announces Retirement From EMI

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran executive Manolo Díaz has announced he will voluntarily retire from EMI after serving as advisor for the label's Latin region for a little over a year. Diaz had served as chairman of the Latin Grammy's Board of Trustees before jo ...

  7. Bose Takes Charge Of EMI Iberia

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Simone Bosé has been promoted to run EMI's operations in Spain and Portugal, EMI said today. In the role as managing director of EMI Music Iberia, Bosé takes over from Manolo Díaz, who steps down April 1 as president and CEO of EMI Music Iber ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. EMI Spain Restructures Virgin, Capitol

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Spain has separated the A&R, marketing and promotion activities of its local Capitol and Virgin labels. Under the realigned label structure, María Cruz Laguna has been appointed di EMI Music Spain has separated the A& ...

  10. Cecillon Revamps EMI Regional Structure

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon has established a new regional management structure. The changes include the introduction of two sub-regions, one for the Iberian penin EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean ...

  11. Cecillon Revamps EMI Regional Structure

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Francois Cecillon has established a new regional management structure. The changes include the introduction of two sub-regions, one for the Iberian penin EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean ...

  12. Manolo Diaz Named Chief Of EMI Spain

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move that has surprised insiders, EMI has appointed Latin music industry veteran Manolo Diaz as president/CEO of EMI Spain, Billboard.biz has learned. In a move that has surprised insiders, EMI has appointed Latin music industry veteran Manol ...