Geography of Spain

  1. Backbeat: Horacio Palencia On Verge of Launching Solo Career, Making 'Musical Mischief'

    October 24, 2011 7:10 AM EDT Panelcia on the red carpet with Billboard's executive director of Latin content and programming, Leila Cobo. Horacio Palencia won the Songwriter Of The Year award at the first annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards. But that's just the be ...

  2. Spain Celebrates European Music Day

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT While the Spanish music industry is in the economic doldrums, music events remain popular - especially if they are free, of course. Spain is one of a handful of European countries that celebrates European Music Day every June 21, but this year the ...

  3. Spain's Sonar Fest Heads To Chicago

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's experimental and electronic music festival, is to hold its first event in Chicago between Sept. 9-11. Sonar was founded in 1994, but since 2002 has held parallel events outside Spain. Its first excursion into the United Sta ...

  4. Spanish Musician, Industry Veteran Tato Luzardo Dies

    March 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Tato Luzardo, the director of Spain's Academy of Music Arts and Sciences, died the day after the 14th Premios de la Musica gala award organized each year by the academy. He died on March 5, it has been announced, after a long battle against c ...

  5. Gloria Estefan Confirms European Dates

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After playing sold-out shows in Chile, Uruguay and Argentina, countries where she performed for the first time in her career in May and June, Gloria Estefan will play a series of European dates, beginning July 16 at the Latinoamericando Expo in Mi ...

  6. Youssou N'Dour To Close Africa Vive Series

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Senegalese musician Youssou N'Dour will play the last of a series of concerts across Spain as part of the month-long Africa Vive festival to celebrate Africa Day on May 25. N'Dour's closing concert is on May 29 in Santa Cruz de Tene ...

  7. Berklee College Builds European Business In Spain

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first stone of what will be the first European center of Boston's Berklee College of Music has been laid in the Spanish Mediterranean city of Valencia. With 4,000 students and 500 teachers, Berklee has become the world's biggest cent ...

  8. Dance Party Island Ibiza Plots 2008 Comeback

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the island's original house music explosion, dance music insiders are predicting a return to clubbing mecca Ibiza's glory days. "Based on the numbers coming through the door so far, it's ...

  9. Latin Stars Light Up Premios Cadena Gala

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Six-time 2007 Latin Grammy winner Juan Luis Guerra headlined Europe's biggest Latin music gala, the 13th Premios Cadena Dial ceremony, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands, off West Africa on Tuesday. It was Guerra's f ...

  10. Stars Come Out For Premios Cadena Dial Awards

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Six-time 2007 Latin Grammy winner Juan Luis Guerra will headline the Feb. 26 Premios Cadena Dial 2007 ceremony in the Canary Island city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It will be the Dominican Republic-born merengue singer's first Spanish concert ...

  11. Dylan Wins Prince of Asturias Arts Prize

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan today won the coveted Prince of Asturias prize for the Arts 2007, Spain's equivalent of the Nobel awards. The Prince of Asturias arts jury chairman, former Spanish trade minister José Lladó, said Dylan "is a living legend" ...

  12. Stones Roll Again In Europe

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barcelona hosts opening date May 27. Barcelona hosts opening date May 27. News ...