Independiente

  1. 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 ...

  2. Gaby Moreno Makes New Moves

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Singer Gaby Moreno brings her soulful tunes to Latin audiences with her first all-Spanish album. Gaby Moreno presented her new album, "Postales", with a show at Los Angeles' Largo nightclub, turning the stage into a Pan-American hon ...

  3. Gaby Moreno Signs With Ricardo Arjona's Metamorfosis

    March 29, 2012 8:33 PM EDT Bilingual singer/songwriter Gaby Moreno, whose music is inspired by such singers as Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald, has signed a recording contract with Metamorfosis, according to a representative for the label. Metamorfosis was founded by Ricard ...

  4. Backbeat: Ricardo Arjona Talks About The 'Freedom' Of Independent Album @ L.A.'s Conga Room

    October 31, 2011 7:40 AM EDT Pop singer Ricardo Arjona performs for at a private concert for fans in Los Angeles at L.A. Live's Conga Room. The entertainer performed music from his newest album, "Independiente." (Photo by: DDPixels.com) Pop singer/songwriter Ri ...

  5. Ricardo Arjona to Release Next Album on Independent Label

    July 06, 2011 5:48 PM EDT Ricardo Arjona, one of Latin music's top-selling and top touring acts, will release his next album on his own independent label, Billboard.biz has learned. Arjona, a pop singer/songwriter who has spent his entire career signed to majors-first ...

  6. 6 Questions With Ricardo Arjona

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Guatemalan singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona's recording contract with his longtime label Sony BMG ended this year, he didn't attempt to renew or start a bidding war among the other majors. He easily could have. Arjona is one of the ...

  7. Ricardo Arjona Signs With Warner Music Latina

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending the majority of his career signed to Sony, and later, Sony BMG, Guatemalan singer/songwriter and top-selling artist Ricardo Arjona has signed a long-term recording deal with Warner Music Latina. The deal was closed this month, and A ...

  8. Travis Returns With 'Ode', New Label Deal

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish melodic rock quartet Travis is lining up a late September release for their sixth studio album, which will arrive through the resuscitated Red Telephone Box label. The new album, "Ode To J Smith," will land on Sept. 29, thanks t ...

  9. Ingenious Plants Seed For Independiente's Blackbud

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British venture capital trust firm Ingenious is backing alternative rock band Blackbud's second album to the tune of £1.1 million ($2.17 million). This is the sixth joint venture Ingenious has undertaken with the London-based Independiente la ...

  10. Ingenious Funds Independiente

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Martina Topley-Bird to be first artist to benefit. U.K. independent label Independiente has clinched a multi-million dollar funding from Ingenious Music VCT, the venture-capital fund specializing in A&R and quoted on the London Stock Exchange. ...

  11. Embrace To Record England's Soccer Anthem

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Song to be released before World Cup. British guitar-band Embrace has been chosen by soccer's ruling body The FA to record the official England World Cup song. The song, titled "World at Your Feet," will be released prior to the soc ...

  12. Vital:PIAS, Union Square Forge Digital Deal

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Digital music services firm Vital:PIAS Digital has stuck an agreement to distribute content from catalog specialist Union Square Music. USM represents such labels as Stiff, Savoy Jazz, Denon Classics Digital music services firm Vital:PIAS Digital ...