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  1. Justin Bieber Nabs Third Hot Tours No. 1, Phish at No. 2

    November 07, 2012 6:14 PM EST Pop star Justin Bieber makes his third appearance at No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours recap since launching the North American leg of the Believe Tour in late-September. This week's chart-topping performance is based on $11.8 million in reported ...

  2. Vicente Fernandez Cancels Remaining 2012 Shows To Undergo Surgery

    November 02, 2012 3:37 PM EDT Mexican singer Vicente Fernández, 72, has cancelled the remainder of his 2012 tour as he prepares to undergo surgery to remove a lump from his liver , according to his rep. In October, the singer announced that doctors had found a lump in his live ...

  3. Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Tour Shoots To No. 1 on Hot Tours Chart

    October 15, 2012 8:19 AM EDT Hanging Out: Justin Bieber performing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena aon Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images) With the launch of the Believe Tour, Justin Bieber earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's slate of ...

  4. Van Halen Postpone Over 30 Tour Dates without Explanation

    May 17, 2012 8:14 PM EDT Van Halen's 2012 reunion has hit a snag -- the final three months and 31 dates of the group's North American reunion run have been abruptly postponed. The Van Halen tour will continue as regularly scheduled through the group's May 2 ...

  5. Mana Announce New North and South American Tour Dates

    January 17, 2012 10:26 AM EST With a concert at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX., April 3, Mexican rockers Maná will kick off the second leg of their "Drama y Luz" U.S. tour. The group (@manaoficial), which had one of the top five Latin tours of the year in 2011 and ...

  6. Journey's Road to Billboard Legend of Live Award: A Candid Q&A With Neal Schon

    November 08, 2011 4:28 PM EST Lay It Down: Neal Schon (above) and his band will receive this year's Legend of Live Award at the Billboard Touring Conference. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage) As we gear up for the 2011 Billboard Touring Conference and Awards -- which kick of ...

  7. Zoe Announce Tour Dates

    July 27, 2011 2:51 PM EDT Mexican alternative rock band Zoé has landed Jack Daniel's as the official sponsor of their U.S. tour, which begins July 30 in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre. The band - vocalist Leon Larregui, guitarist Sergio Acosta, bassist Angel Mosqued ...

  8. The Early Look: Black Friday Music Sales Recap

    November 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST The music business was hopeful for robust shopping on Black Friday, and why not? Overall consumer interest was up from last year, indie retail rolled out special exclusives from artists like U2, Metallica, and the Gaslight Anthem, and a full roste ...

  9. Univision Radio Signs PPM Deal

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Spanish language radio giant Univision radio has finally signed a multi-year contract for Arbitron’s Portable People Meter in some of the nation’s biggest markets, including New York and Los Angeles. Although Univision had subscribed to Arbitron P ...

  10. Business Matters: Sony, Jonas Bros, 'Idol,' HMV and more

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A LOOK AT SONY'S STRATEGY, REVENUE AND PROFIT -- The 360 deal is on a publicity tour. A week after Fast Company highlighted Warner Music Group ’s adaptation to a changed music industry through multi-rights deals, the New York Times does the s ...

  11. Latin Briefs: Mega TV, Churchill Media, Eastlan Ratings

    January 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST - Spanish Broadcasting System's Mega TV is launching in Chicago, Dallas, Fresno and Palm Springs, Calif. on Jan. 11. The entertainment channel will be broadcast on Chicago's WOCK Channel 13, Comcast Channel 599 and AT&T U-Verse Chann ...

  12. Carrie Underwood Tour To Kick Off In March

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood will hit the road next March for a 45-date headlining tour that kicks off Mar. 11 in Reading, Pa. and wraps May 30 in Spokane, Wash. Grand Ole Opry member Craig Morgan and sibling trio Sons of Sylvia will open for Underwood's ...

  13. Jay-Z Reveals Additional North American Tour Dates

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST The second leg of Jay-Z's North American tour will begin on Feb. 22 in Houston and will make stops in Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta and Boston before ending on March 26 in Los Angeles' Staple Center. Jay-Z will be joined by former Def Jam ...

  14. Taylor Swift Announces Second Leg Of 'Fearless' Tour

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift's Fearless tour -- one of the year's most successful treks and another boost to the teen country star's rising profile -- will be extended through spring 2010, the singer announced today (Oct. 8). The new leg will take ...

  15. Univision Revenues Dip 4% In Q2

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications' financial results for the second quarter and for the first six months ending June 30, 2009, showed the company had slowed down the revenue decline it registered for the first quarter. Net revenue declined 4% for the ...

  16. Latin Briefs: Internet Usage Growth, Telemundo, Televisa

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Internet use by Hispanics between 2004 and 2008 grew by 43% in Phoenix, Ariz., according to a study by Scarborough Research . The study looked at rates of Hispanic Internet use in 13 markets, of which Phoenix had experienced the highest growth, fo ...

  17. Jonas Brothers Roll Out Tour Plans

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two weeks after the premiere of Disney's "Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert" film, the siblings have unveiled dates to their upcoming world tour. The 44-date North American leg begins June 20 at the Dallas Cowboys New Stadium i ...

  18. No Doubt Unveils Summer Tour

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST No Doubt announced a 45-city summer tour, which begins May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, N.J., and runs through August 1 in Irvine, Calif. As previously reported, the band will be supported by Paramore, and joined on select dates ...

  19. Humberto Luna Joins La Preciosa

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Legendary radio and TV personality Humberto Luna is joining Clear Channel as morning show host of the company's Spanish oldies network "La Preciosa." Luna, who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame among other accomplishments, wi ...

  20. Latin Briefs: Idol Winner, Diana Reyes, Rivera Tour

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST - "Latin American Idol" Season 2 winner Carlos Peña is releasing his new single, "Desesperadamente," in the U.S. this week as he prepares to perform at an inaugural celebration for President-elect Barack Obama. The Guatemalan s ...

  21. Luis Miguel On-sales Set For This Week

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tickets go on sale this week for several dates of Luis Miguel's "Complices" tour, which will take the Mexican crooner to such venues as Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre and Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. On sale this Friday are Migu ...

  22. Pennywise, MCS Join Warped Tour Dates

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Additions to the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup continue to roll in, as rock acts Pennywise and Motion City Soundtrack have announced select appearances on the 14th edition of the traveling summer festival. Pennywise will help launch this year' ...

  23. Camila Lines Up U.S. Shows

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coming off a double win at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last week, Mexican pop trio Camila is embarking on several U.S. concert dates presented by AEG Live/Goldenvoice. The group will hit New York City's Nokia Theatre Times Square June 13 ...

  24. Kinky To Re-Issue 'Reina,' Tour North America

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican genre mashers Kinky are re-issuing their 2006 album "Reina" on Feb. 5 in advance of a 22-date North American tour. The re-issue on Kin-Kon/Nettwerk will contain two bonus tracks: a Brazilian Girls remix of "¿A Dónde Van Los ...

  25. Jimenez Returns To N.Y.

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Radio & Records has confirmed that Luis Jiménez will return to New York mornings on Jan. 17 on Univision Radio's Latin rhythm WCAA (La Kalle) with "The Luis Jiménez Show." Jiménez was last heard in the Big Apple as host of the m ...

  26. RBD Postpones U.S. Concert Dates

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The remaining U.S. dates of Mexican pop group RBD's "Tour Celestial 2007" have been postponed until February. Among the to-be-rescheduled dates are stops in Phoenix; Tucson, Ariz.; Los Angeles; San Diego; Bakersfield, Calif.; Fresno ...

  27. Touring Gets Spotlight At Regional Mexican Summit

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Immigration raids may be hurting attendance at regional Mexican shows, but a paucity of new acts that can move tickets - and outsize demands by artists who can - are just as much to blame. That view was expressed by several concert and dance promo ...

  28. Spanish-Language Act To Join Last Week Of Warped

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican pop-punk band Allison, the only Spanish-language band on this year's Vans Warped Tour, will join the last week of this year's summer trek. The foursome on Sony BMG will play Warped Tour's Hot Topic Kevin Says stage at Fresno ...

  29. Fernandez To Visit U.S. Arenas

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pop and mariachi star Alejandro Fernandez has announced the first U.S. leg of his "Viento a Favor" tour. The Live Nation-produced trek starts Aug. 31 at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif. Fernandez will hit the San Jose Events Center S ...

  30. Los Rieleros Del Norte Are Forever Young

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friday in Stockton, Saturday in Ventura, Sunday in Fresno. The week before, it was Salt Lake City and a show at the Chapingo Autonomous University outside Texcoco, in central Mexico. Twenty-five years after Los Rieleros del Norte got together in P ...

  31. Daddy Yankee To Hit The Road

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee will support his upcoming album "The Cartel: The Big Boss," due June 5 via El Cartel/Interscope, with a 40-city tour of the U.S. and Latin America, starting Aug. 31 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Billb ...

  32. Now Hear This: Your Guide To Unsigned Bands

    March 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST > > > The Envy Corps When the Envy Corps stopped by its nearby Clear Channel-owned radio station last year, the rock quartet had designs on hearing its music on a Sunday-evening local music show. The act didn't dream it would become ...

  33. Jimenez Univison Debut Set

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Popular radio host Luis Jimenez will debut "The Luis Jimenez Show" via Univision Radio in five markets Feb. 22. Jiménez starts anew at Univision, after having hosted NY's No. 1 morning show "El Vacilon de la Manana" at SBS ...

  34. Gwen Stefani Unveils Solo Tour Dates

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Gwen Stefani will embark on a two-month North American tour next spring, beginning April 21 in Phoenix. The vocalist will play arenas and outdoor amphitheatres through a June 22 finale in Irvine, Calif. Dates in Australia, Asia, Europ ...

  35. Nederlander Names Friedman New CEO

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former HOB exec takes reins Jan. 19. Former House Of Blues executive VP Adam Friedman has been named CEO of Nederlander Concerts, effective Jan. 19. Friedman will report to James M. Nederlander, chairman of the Nederlander Organization, and will b ...

  36. Grove Of Anaheim To Stay With Nederlander

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Extension to December 31, 2010. The Nederlander Organization has extended its management agreement for the Grove of Anaheim, Calif., for another five years. The City of Anaheim has agreed to extend Nederlander's initial three-year contract, w ...

  37. Luis Miquel Plans Extensive Tour

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miquel, one of Latin music's top-selling artists and top-grossing performers, is planning the most ambitious tour of his career, Billboard has learned. The Mexico En la Piel tour, Mexican crooner Luis Miquel, one of Latin ...

  38. Rolling Stones Reveal U.S. Tour Dates

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets on sale this weekend, shows begin Aug 21. The Rolling Stones announced a world tour today (May 10) at a press conference at New York’s Juilliard School of Music. The trek will be produced worldwide by Michael Cohl, under his Concert Produc ...

  39. FCC Forbids Political-Ad Donations

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A California broadcaster cannot give Republican candidates free air time unless the same offer is extended to other candidates, the Federal Communications Commission ruled Oct. 29. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A California broadcaster cannot give Re ...

  40. Howard Stern Gains Nine Infinity Affiliates

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shock-jock to get back on air in five markets. In a move that he says "proves Viacom's commitment" to him, Howard Stern this morning (June 30) revealed that his talk show will gain nine affiliates, all Infinity stations, starting Ju ...

  41. Axe Falls On Crusty Demons

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers have pulled the plug on the Crusty Demons Global Assault tour, beginning with the show that had been scheduled for today (June 28) at the E-Center in Salt Lake City. Organizers have pulled the plug on the Crusty Demons Global Assault to ...

  42. Calif. Lawmakers, Groups Rally Against Video Games

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elected officials, religious leaders and civic activists rallied across California yesterday (April 8) to support two bills pending before the legislature that would restrict the sale of violent video Elected officials, religious leaders and civic ...

  43. Eagles To Take Flight Again In May

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Billboard.biz has learned. The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Bill ...