Gilberto Gil

  1. Exclusive: ESPN Debuts World Cup Spot With Seu Jorge, Os Mutantes (Watch)

    March 04, 2014 10:00 AM EST “Beauty is everywhere in Brazil,” intones singer-songwriter Seu Jorge, the funky samba stylist best known in the States for playing versions of David Bowie songs in Wes Anderson’s movie “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou.” Sounding like a Brazili ...

  2. Youssou N’Dour, Kaija Saariaho To Receive the 2013 Polar Music Prize

    May 07, 2013 6:08 AM EDT Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are the 2013 recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The Prize was created and funded in 1989 by Stig Andersson, the late manager of ABBA (sometimes called ABBA&# ...

  3. Ricardo Arjona, Jesse & Joy, Alejandro Sanz, Ana Victoria, Don Omar: Our Latin Grammy Predictions

    November 14, 2012 10:28 AM EST As is our tradition, here are our yearly predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, airing live Nov. 15, in key categories. This year presents a challenge, as for the first time, there are 10 contenders in each of the main categories (which we think ...

  4. Cultural Leader Caetano Veloso named Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

    October 08, 2012 1:52 PM EDT For only the second time in the 13-year history of the Latin Grammy Awards, the Latin Recording Academy is honoring a Brazilian artist as its Person of the Year: Caetano Veloso, the renowned musician, writer, filmmaker, thought leader and co-fou ...

  5. Juan Luis Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 25, 2012 1:20 PM EDT A slew of Latin artists, from pop star Ricardo Arjona to Brazilian icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and rockers Carla Morrison and Juanes, are nominated for Album of the Year for the 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards, ...

  6. Gilberto Gil Gets French Honor

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian artist Gilberto Gil, who also serves as minister of culture for his country, was bestowed with France's highest hounour yesterday (Oct. 16) when he received the medal of grand officer in the Brazilian artist Gilberto Gil, who also s ...

  7. Gilberto Gil Gets French Honor

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian artist Gilberto Gil, who also serves as minister of culture for his country, was bestowed with France's highest hounour yesterday (Oct. 16) when he received the medal of grand officer in the Brazilian artist Gilberto Gil, who also s ...

  8. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Honored With Polar Prize

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau were honored in Stockholm yesterday (May 23) with the 14th annual Polar Music Prize. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fisc ...

  9. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Honored With Polar Prize

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau were honored in Stockholm yesterday (May 23) with the 14th annual Polar Music Prize. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil and German baritone/conductor Dietrich Fisc ...

  10. Fischer-Dieskau, Gil Get Polar Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brazilian composer/musician/singer Gilberto Gil are the winners of the Polar Music Prize 2005, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm announced to German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and B ...

  11. Fischer-Dieskau, Gil Get Polar Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honors to be presented May 23. German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brazilian composer/musician/singer Gilberto Gil are the winners of the Polar Music Prize 2005, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm announced today (Oct. 25). T ...