Gustavo Santaolalla

  1. Gustavo Santaolalla at BB/THR TV/Fim Music Conference: 'Amazing the Amount of People in Music Biz Who Don't Like Music'

    October 24, 2012 4:49 PM EDT Gustavo Santaolalla during his keynote Q&A with Billboard's Phil Gallo. Two-time Oscar winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla can't read or write music. Even more amazingly, he wrote the entire score for "Brokeback Mountain" ...

  2. Demi Lovato to Join L.A. Reid for 'X Factor' Q&A at Billboard/THR Film & TV Conference

    October 12, 2012 2:04 PM EDT Demi Lovato, a judge on this season's 'X Factor,' will take part in an X Factor Q&A with Epic Records chairman/CEO L.A. Reid at this year's Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, presented by First ...

  3. Gustavo Santaolalla, Award-Winning Composer, To Speak At Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film And TV Music Conference

    August 14, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Two-time Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla will discuss his varied and storied career in a Keynote Q&A with Billboard senior correspondent Phil Gallo at the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, presented by First ...

  4. Ten Things You Didn't See On the Latin Grammys

    November 11, 2011 8:15 AM EST The Latin Grammys aired Nov. 10 on the Univision network form the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Here's what you didn't see on screen. CORRECTION : While a Disney spokesperson confirmed that Demi Lovato has recorded a Spanish-l ...

  5. Carpenters Lead Guitarist Tony Peluso Dies

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tony Peluso, the lead guitarist with the Carpenters for 12 years and a successful Motown and Latin music producer, died June 5 of heart disease in Los Angeles. He was 60. Peluso got his start as musical director for Bobby Sherman, played guitar fo ...

  6. Emotions Run High At Lifetime Achievement, Trustees Awards

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST A cadre of veteran acts and ambassadors of Latin culture received Lifetime Achievement Awards and Trustees Awards from the Latin Recording Academy during a ceremony held Nov. 4. “It took me nine months to be born and it’s taken me 88 years to rece ...

  7. Juanes, Jaguares, Jose Feliciano Take Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Best Latin Pop Album went to last year's Latin Grammy sweeper Juanes, for his "La Vida Es…Un Ratico." Producer Gustavo Santaolalla accepted the award on behalf of the Colombian pop star today (Feb. 8) during the Grammy pre-telecast ...

  8. BMI To Honor Gloria Estefan

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan will be honored as this year's BMI Icon during BMI's annual Latin Awards. The event takes place March 12 at the The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. The invitation only gala will recognize the songwriters and publishers ...

  9. Santaolalla Writing Score For New Inarritu Film

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Latin Grammy and Oscar winner Gustavo Santaolalla is writing the score for the upcoming film by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel," "21 Grams"). The Spanish language film features Oscar winner Javier Bardem i ...

  10. Cafe Tacvba Leads Latin Grammy Nods

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacvba is the leading nominee for the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards , garnering six nods including album of the year (for "Sino") and song of the year (for "Esta Vez"). Juanes netted five nomina ...

  11. BMI Honors Top Latin Songwriters

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Three singer-songwriters -- Juan Luis Morera Luna and Llandel Veguilla Malave (better known as Wisin & Yandel), along with troubadour Espinoza Paz -- tied for the Latin songwriter of the year award at the 15th annual BMI Latin Music Awards. Th ...

  12. 'Cafe de los Maestros' Set For Summer Release

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Café de los Maestros," a documentary about the making of the 2005 Gustavo Santaolalla-produced tango albums of the same name, will be released in Argentina in June and in Europe in July or August, Santaolalla tells Billboard.biz. " ...

  13. Santaolalla To Be Honored As BMI Icon

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Argentine composer and producer Gustavo Santaolalla, whose scores for "Brokeback Mountain" and "Babel" won him Oscar Awards, will be honored as the BMI Icon during BMI's 15th annual Latin Awards Ceremony. Santaolalla will ...

  14. Latin Academy Hands Out Trustees Awards

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST It was an emotional afternoon at the special awards presentation hosted by the Latin Recording Academy in Las Vegas yesterday, as a prelude to the Latin Grammy awards Nov. 8. The Latin Academy presented trustees awards to people who have made sign ...

  15. Santaolalla Busy Scoring 'With The Rain'

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two-time Oscar winner Gustavo Santaolalla is at work on his next film score. Santaolalla, who last won the Oscar for his score of "Brokeback Mountain," is now helming the music for "I Come With the Rain," the first English lang ...

  16. Update: Santaolalla Readying 'Mar Dulce' For Sept.

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Film composer/producer Gustavo Santaolalla is prepping for a number of upcoming film projects, including a film by director Tran Anh Hung ("The Scent of Green Papaya") and another film by Walter Selles ("Motorcycle Diaries"). S ...

  17. Juanes To Release Fourth Album In Fall

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juanes will release his fourth album, "La Vida Es Un Ratico," this September or October via Universal Latino. The album, Juanes' first since 2004's "Mi Sangre," reunites the 12-time Latin Grammy winner with Oscar-winn ...

  18. Santaolalla Grabs Oscar For 'Babel' Score

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Argentine producer, composer and songwriter Gustavo Santaolalla nabbed the Oscar for best original score for the film "Babel." This is Santaolalla's second consecutive Academy Award; last year he won for the score for "Brokebac ...

  19. 'Dreamgirls' Leads Oscar Noms, Misses Best Picture

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations were announced this morning (Jan. 23) for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, although the musical "Dreamgirls" was shut out of the best picture race despite earning ei ...

  20. Juanes To Launch Label With Universal Music

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Colombian rock star Juanes is launching a new record label in partnership with Universal Music. 4Js is a joint venture between Juanes and Universal Music Mexico. The label will be distributed worldwide by Universal Music. 4Js has four Colombian ac ...

  21. Golden Globe Noms Revealed, Santaolalla Gets Nod

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla received a Golden Globe nomination today (Dec. 14) for best original score for the film "Babel." The Argentine songwriter and producer won a best original song Golden Globe last year for "A ...

  22. Juanes Re-signs With Universal Music Latino

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Colombian pop star Juanes has re-signed to a multi-album contract with Universal Music Latino. The 12-time Latin Grammy winner is set to release his fourth album on the label next year. The record will be co-produced once again by Oscar winner Gus ...

  23. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previously senior director of Latin Music. Now, with the departu ...

  24. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST She becomes assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships. Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previo ...

  25. BMI Recognizes Composer Gregson-Williams

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMI Recognizes Composer Gregson-Williams Composer Harry Gregson-Williams claimed the Richard Kirk Award at BMI's annual Film & Television Music Awards dinner, held last night (May 17) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. T ...

  26. Calamaro Wins Big At Argentina's Gardel Awards

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event took place April 5 in Buenos Aires. Rocker Andrés Calamaro was the big winner at Argentina's 8th annual Gardel Awards—the country's most prestigious awards event—taking home four honors, including album of the year for "El Reg ...

  27. Rock Acts Grab Premios Gardel Award Nods

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Babasónicos garnered seven nominations. Argentina’s 2006 Premios Gardel award nominations were revealed today (March 9) with rock artists leading the charge. The pop/rock outfit Babasónicos garnered a total of seven nods, including album and rock ...

  28. Three 6 Mafia, Santaolalla Win Musical Oscars

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow." In an upset, Three 6 Mafia took home the best original song Academy Award tonight (March 5) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group� ...

  29. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" pulled in five Academy Award nominations this morning (Jan. 31). Among the spoils were best actor and ac Although the shadow of &qu ...

  30. Golden Globe Noms Include Cash Film, 'Producers'

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music has a prominent place among the nominees for the 63rd annual Golden Globe Awards, with the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" and the screen version of Broadway musical "The Producers" among the Music has a prominent plac ...