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  1. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Among Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 10, 2011 9:50 AM EST This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira, both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards ...

  2. Juan Luis Guerra, Gustavo Cerati, Camila Win Big At 2010 Latin Grammys

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Latin Grammy voters gave a big thumbs up to developing acts by awarding Mexican trio Camila -- a group that has taken Latin pop in a new direction -- major awards during the 11th annual Latin Grammys. The act's hit single, "Mientes," ...

  3. Prediction Time: Here's Who Will Win Latin Grammys

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST It’s time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Nov. 11. Projecting winners is an imprecise science, but here’s who we think will take home tro ...

  4. Marc Anthony Tops Latin Chart With 'Iconos'

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony’s elegant “Iconos” (Sony Latin), a tribute to singers and this of yore, debuts this week at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. With more than 24,000 scanned copies, it’s the top-selling debut on the chart so far this year, ...

  5. Billboard Latin Winners See Muted Sales Response

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Award winner who saw the biggest bump in real album sales after the telecast wasn't a performer or a presenter. Shakira's English-language "She Wolf" sold 3500 copies, a 71% sales gain, the week ending ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Japan Cracks Down On Internet Copyright Violation

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Japanese authorities are cracking down on the illegal distribution of music files over the Internet. The operators of a bulletin board system called One Touch have been warned to stop using copyright-protected material. Five teenagers, who were al ...

  8. Billboard Japan Hot 100 Finds Global Audience

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recently launched Billboard Japan Hot 100 finds a global audience tomorrow (May 22) when the chart joins the menu at billboard.com and billboard.biz. Assembled by Billboard licensee Hanshin Contents Link Corp., the Japan Hot 100 anchors a set ...

  9. Billboard Live Partners With Mobile Firm Dwango

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Billboard Live, a division of Hanshin Contents Link, has linked with mobile music download firm Dwango to exclusively power Billboard's mobile offering in that country. The mobile site is linked with three major carriers and offers an array o ...

  10. Billboard Goes Live In Japan

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Live, the latest star venue in Tokyo's vibrant music scene, opened its doors with a launch party on Friday. The 330-capacity venue is situated in the Tokyo Midtown project in Roppongi, the Japanese capital's international sub-c ...

  11. Avril Maintains Top Slot, Joe Starts at No. 2

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Best Damn Thing," while R&B singer Joe begins in the runner-up slot with his new "Ain't Nothing Like Me" ... U.K. band Arctic Monkeys bow in the top 10, while ...

  12. 'Billboard Live' Venues To Roll Out In Japan

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard publisher VNU Business Media and Osaka-based Hanshin Contents Link (HCL) on Sept. 14 unveiled a master licensing agreement that will see "Billboard Live" venues open in three Japanese cities Billboard publisher VNU Business Med ...

  13. Eagles Tour A Success In Asia-Pacific

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles' ongoing Farewell I tour heads to the Far East and Australia in October, and demand has resulted in sold-out venues and added dates. The string of concerts -- including dates in Sapporo, To The Eagles' ongoing Farewell I tour ...