Jenni Rivera

  1. Chart Moves: Pink Floyd's 'Division' Returns, 'Voice' Winner's Low Debut, 'Frozen's' 30th Straight Week in Top 10

    July 11, 2014 1:07 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Trey Songz claimed his second No. 1 with the chart-topping arrival of "Trigga." The album sold 105,000 copies in the week ending July 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of five debu ...

  2. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1999-2003

    April 11, 2014 12:07 PM EDT In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the greatest moments from Latin music's premiere event. The conference has hosted Superstar Q&A’s from Latin legends including Pitbul ...

  3. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1994-1998

    April 04, 2014 12:59 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a special discount. In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the ...

  4. Chiquis Rivera Launches Webseries, Site Crashes Due to Overwhelming Demand

    April 01, 2014 9:13 PM EDT It could have well been an April Fools' Day joke: Fans tuning in for the launch of an eagerly anticipated online mini-series, greeted with a crashed website. But it wasn't, as Chiquis Rivera, daughter of late-regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  5. Mun2’s Diana Mogollon Departs Cable Network

    February 24, 2014 12:33 PM EST Diana Mogollon, executive VP/GM at mun2, has left the company, according to an official with the network.   Mogollon's departure from the bilingual cable network (owned by NBCUniversal) comes after holding the position since July 2010. Previo ...

  6. Lawsuit Filed Over Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Death

    February 14, 2014 9:19 PM EST The husband of Jenni Rivera is suing the owners of the plane that crashed in northern Mexico in December 2012, killing the Mexican-American pop star and six others. City News Service says former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Esteban Loaiza filed the ...

  7. The Year In Latin 2013: Prince Royce and Marc Anthony Join Jenni Rivera Atop Charts

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST A year after her death, the memory of Jenni Rivera propels the artist to No. 1 on the year-end Top Latin Artists chart, a tally that takes into consideration airplay, downloads and streaming-but in Rivera's case, it was all about album sales. ...

  8. Jenni Rivera’s Posthumous Live Album Debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums Charts

    December 12, 2013 11:34 AM EST A full year after her death, and in the throes of multiple specials, concerts and homages surrounding her death, Jenni Rivera once more tops the Billboard charts with "1969 - Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 1," on Fonovisa. The l ...

  9. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Probe Cites Negligence, Irregularities Among 'Series Of Factors'

    December 05, 2013 2:59 AM EST The plane crash in Mexico that took the life of Latin music star Jenni Rivera and four members of her entourage was the result of a “series of factors” that could have included the age of the 1969 Learjet, the age of the pilot, and owner negligenc ...

  10. Registration Open for Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

    December 02, 2013 7:13 PM EST The Billboard Latin Music Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Spring of 2014 with three days of panels, showcases, special awards and exclusive Q&As, culminating with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, broadcast live on the ...

  11. Latin Grammy Week: Miguel Bosé Talks Person of the Year Honor, the Business of New Talent and Jenni Rivera

    November 20, 2013 8:21 PM EST What do Ricky Martin, Juanes and Laura Pausini all have in common? This week they're joining forces to celebrate their friend Miguel Bosé during Latin Grammy week. Bosé, one of Spain's most celebrated singer/songwriters, is being feted ...

  12. Jenni Rivera Wrongful Death Suit to Stay in California, Judge Rules

    November 14, 2013 4:17 PM EST A wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of passengers killed in a plane crash last year with singer Jenni Rivera will be heard in Los Angeles, a judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Holly Kendig rejected a motion by Starwood Management Inc., ...

  13. New Jenni Rivera Album, Tribute Concert Slated for December

    November 06, 2013 9:30 PM EST Plans to celebrate regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera with a new album and a tribute concert are under way one year after the singer died while working in Mexico. As previously reported in Billboard , Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovi ...

  14. Lionsgate Sued Over Jenni Rivera Film

    October 21, 2013 3:48 PM EDT There was a lot of hope for "Filly Brown" when it premiered at Sundance in 2012. The film about an up-and-coming Latino hip-hop artist starred Jenni Rivera, the Mexican-American music superstar who tragically died in a plane crash late ...

  15. Morning Fix: Jenni Rivera, Gerardo Ortiz Win Big at Billboard Mexican Music Awards; SFX Loses Nearly $100 Million Its First Day Trading; How Timberlake Became 2013's Big Winner

    October 10, 2013 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE JENNI RIVERA, GERARDO ORTIZ TOP WINNERS AT 2013 BILLBOARD MEXICAN MUSIC AWARDS Almost a year after her death, Jenni Rivera remains alive through her music in the hearts and minds of fans. Rivera w ...

  16. Billboard En Concierto Hits L.A. with Calibre 50 for Billboard Mexican Music Awards 2013

    October 09, 2013 11:59 AM EDT Regional Mexican band Calibre 50 , a four-time finalist for the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, helped kick off the L.A. edition of the Billboard En Concierto series celebrating some of the most successful bands of the genre who will be seen on ...

  17. Jenni Rivera Crash Defendants Challenge Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    August 23, 2013 11:06 AM EDT Owners of the plane that crashed last December, killing regional Mexican star Jenni Rivera, are challenging a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on behalf of the families of the four members of her entourage who traveled with her, Billb ...

  18. Gerardo Ortiz, Jenni Rivera, Arrolladora Banda El Limon Lead Billboard Mexican Music Award Finalists

    August 22, 2013 9:17 AM EDT Young norteño star Gerardo Ortiz, the late Jenni Rivera and ever-popular Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho lead the list of finalists for the third annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, set to air live on the Telemundo Network Oct. 9 a ...

  19. Backbeat: Billboard's Leila Cobo Is a No. 1 Selling Author!

    June 24, 2013 1:44 PM EDT Billboard’s Leila Cobo presented “Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Life of a Warrior Butterfly” ( Penguin ), at a book signing at Books & Books in Miami. It was the latest of several events where Cobo has promoted her top-selling biography of t ...

  20. Gloria Trevi Sings Telenovela Theme, Goes Independent

    June 04, 2013 8:26 PM EDT “No Soy Un Pájaro” (“I’m Not a Bird”) is the new Gloria Trevi song and theme of the telenovela “Libre Para Amarte” (“Free to Love You”) on Televisa, which airs in Mexico beginning June 17. It’s the singer’s debut on a telenovela soundtrack.   A ...

  21. Don Omar, Jenni Rivera Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 25, 2013 11:00 PM EDT Don Omar, an artist who in the past few years has been defined by his hit singles, and Jenni Rivera, whose chart success was driven by album sales, were the top winners at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards, presented by State Fa ...

  22. Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners List 2013

    April 25, 2013 5:01 PM EDT 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards WINNERS (GANADORES de Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2013)   Artist of the Year: (Artista del Año) •    Jenni Rivera Artist of the Year, New: (Artista del Año, Debut) •    3BallMTY Tour of the Year: (Gira ...

  23. How Mexican Regional Artists Are Reaching New Audiences Via TV & Video (Panel)

    April 24, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Panel: New Windows For Regional Mexian Moderator: Pepe Garza, Founder & President, Arpa Musical Speakers: German Chavez, Managing Director, Discos Sabina Memo Ibarra, Artist, Alerta Zero Diana Mogollón , General Manager, mun2 Luis Rivera , S ...

  24. Jenni Rivera Exhibit Opening At Grammy Museum On Mother's Day

    April 11, 2013 8:34 PM EDT The Grammy Museum's new exhibit on singer Jenni Rivera is scheduled to open on May 12 in Los Angeles and will feature costumes, rare photographs, hand-written notes, videos and awards belonging to the late entertainer who went from aspiring ...

  25. Mexican Star Paulina Rubio to Coach ‘La Voz Kids’

    March 18, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio has signed on as the first of three musician coaches for “La Voz Kids,” the singing competition for kids 7-14 that will air this Spring on the Telemundo Network. “La Voz Kids” will be the first Spanish-language ver ...

  26. Prince Royce, Jenni Rivera Lead Winners At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 22, 2013 7:00 AM EST Prince Royce and the late Jenni Rivera were the leading winners of the 2013 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, which aired live on the Univision Network Feb. 21 from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Register today for the Billboard Latin Music Conferen ...

  27. Families of Jenni Rivera's Entourage File Suit for Negligence in Fatal Crash, Rivera Enterprises Named

    January 11, 2013 4:04 PM EST Attorneys representing the families of the four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who died with her in a plane crash in Mexico a month ago have filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles. The case, filed Dec. 10, names Jenn ...

  28. Bruno Mars Hits High Note on Social 50 Chart; PSY's Billion Views Boost

    December 28, 2012 4:59 PM EST Bruno Mars continues his ascension towards the top of the Billboard Social 50, jumping to a new personal high of No. 2 (up three spots). The rise comes a week after his new album "Unorthodox Jukebox" arrived at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 ...

  29. Jenni Rivera Memorial Brings Her to No. 1 on Billboard Social 50

    December 21, 2012 2:17 PM EST Jenni Rivera, who was killed in a plane crash earlier this month, is No. 1 in the Social 50 tally this past week as expected, due to the culmination of online activity surrounding her passing, particularly the public memorial in Los Angeles on Wed ...

  30. Jenni Rivera Memorial: How Were Artists, Execs Connected to Her?

    December 19, 2012 7:16 PM EST Executives and celebrities gathered at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles to pay their respects to Jenni Rivera , the banda diva who died in a plane crash December 9. Artists in attendance at the crowded memorial included singers Gloria Trevi, ...

  31. Jenni Rivera's Family Asks Radio Stations to Play 'La Gran Senora' at Noon Thursday

    December 19, 2012 6:54 PM EST The family of Jenni Rivera asking radio programmers to play Rivera's hit "La Gran Señora" tomorrow (Thursday) at noon, PT. "All of you contact all of the radio stations," Gustavo Rivera, Jenni's brother, told the audi ...

  32. Jenni Rivera Honored By Fans and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:28 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and ...

  33. Jenni Rivera's Family, Fans Gather for Memorial Service

    December 19, 2012 12:03 PM EST Jenni Rivera's family, friends and legions of fans are gathering in Los Angeles today to celebrate the life and music of the late Banda singer, who died earlier this month in a plane crash. Jenni Rivera 1969-2012: All Our Coverage Here Leadin ...

  34. Jenni Rivera's Album Sales Gain 1,014% and Claim Top Three Slots on Latin Chart

    December 18, 2012 9:54 PM EST The late Jenni Rivera's presence is felt strongly on many of Billboard's music charts this week following her tragic death on Dec. 9. With the most recent Nielsen SoundScan tracking week ending on Dec. 16, the new Billboard charts reflec ...

  35. Morning Fix: Bruno Mars Vs. Taylor Swift on Billboard 200; Clive Davis To Honor L.A. Reid at Pre-Grammy Party; Jenni Rivera Memorial Service

    December 18, 2012 8:35 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters BRUNO MARS VS. TAYLOR SWIFT FOR NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD 200 CHART: After a surprisingly strong sales weekend for Bruno Mars' new album Unor ...

  36. Jenni Rivera's Memorial Services Scheduled For Wed. at L.A.'s Gibson Amphitheater

    December 17, 2012 4:51 PM EST Singer Jenni Rivera's memorial service is scheduled to take place on Wed., Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at Los Angeles' Gibson Amphitheater in a ceremony led by the late entertainer's brother Pedro Rivera, Jr., according a spokesper ...

  37. Owner of Jenni Rivera Plane Denies Drug Connections

    December 15, 2012 5:45 PM EST The man who runs the business that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera says he has never been involved in drug trafficking and that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has dogged him for more than two decad ...

  38. Jenni Rivera Re-Enters Social 50 Chart at No. 3

    December 14, 2012 5:33 PM EST Two late artists return to Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, with Jenni Rivera re-entering at No. 3 and John Lennon debuting at No. 40. The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, W ...

  39. Owner of Jenni Rivera Plane Under Investigation by DEA

    December 14, 2012 1:26 PM EST The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Mexican pop superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the agency seized two of its planes earlier this year as part of the ongoing prob ...

  40. Jenni Rivera's Sales Soar

    December 13, 2012 3:13 PM EST Though news of Jenni Rivera's fatal plane crash broke on Dec. 9, the last day of the SoundScan tracking week, her passing still rocked the charts. In that single day, even before Rivera was officially declared dead, her albums sales rose 334% ...

  41. Jenni Rivera's Remains Positively Identified

    December 13, 2012 2:56 PM EST Four days after the private plane carrying Jenni Rivera and six others crashed in Northern Mexico, the remains of the bodies have been positively identified. The Forensic Medical Service of Monterrey, Mexico has confirmed that remains of one of th ...

  42. Bruno Mars' 'Unorthodox Jukebox' Aiming for Top 5 Debut on Next Week's Billboard 200

    December 12, 2012 8:11 PM EST Fresh off earning his fourth No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, Bruno Mars now has his sights set on the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart. "Locked Out of Heaven," the lead single from Mars' second album, "Unorthodox Ju ...

  43. Jenni Rivera Crash Investigation Raises Startling Legal Questions Over Airplane, Owner and Pilot

    December 12, 2012 4:47 PM EST Jenni Rivera was "in the final stages" of buying the Lear Jet on which she and six others were killed Sunday when the plane crashed in Mexico, according to Christian E. Esquino Nuñez, who, the Los Angeles Times blog reported, identified ...

  44. Jenni Rivera's Pilot Did Not Have U.S. License to Carry Passengers

    December 12, 2012 1:34 PM EST The 78-year-old pilot of the Learjet that crashed in Mexico early Sunday morning with Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera and her entourage onboard was not licensed in the United States to carry passengers on a commercial flight, according to the ...

  45. Morning Fix: Ravi Shankar RIP: Facebook's 2012 Trends; Paul McCartney Playing With Nirvana at 12.12.12

    December 12, 2012 8:40 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters RAVI SHANKAR DEAD AT 92: Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died. Labeled "the godfather of world music" by George Harrison, S ...

  46. Businessman Connected to Plane Carrying Jenni Rivera Falsified Flight Logs

    December 12, 2012 7:40 AM EST A Mexican businessman with connections to the plane that crashed with Jenni Rivera and six others onboard Sunday has been convicted of falsifying aircraft records, counterfeiting government inspection stamps, and drug-trafficking charges, accordin ...

  47. Jenni Rivera's Family Holding On to '5 Percent' Chance that She Survived Plane Crash

    December 10, 2012 10:47 PM EST The family of regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera said they still believe their famous relative is alive. This comes after Mexican authorities confirmed the American-born artist died with seven others in a Learjet that crashed on Dec. 9 in the no ...

  48. Video: Jenni Rivera Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' at Dodger Stadium

    December 10, 2012 5:41 PM EST For Jenni Rivera, Dodgers Stadium felt "like home." In an interview at the stadium, where she sang the national anthem and "God Bless America" on the Latino-themed Viva Los Dodgers Day last summer, the L.A.-born and Long Beach- ...

  49. Jenni Rivera: Female Voice of a Musical Family Dynasty

    December 10, 2012 5:41 PM EST The Rivera family; back row, L-R: Juan, Jenni, Lupillo, Gustavo; front row: Pedro Jr., Rosy, Don Juan, Doña Rosa (Photo: Marco Antonio Gonzales Velasco) In the early hours of Sunday, December 2, Jenni Rivera made a surprise appearance on stage at ...

  50. Who Was With Jenni Rivera Aboard the Plane That Crashed?

    December 10, 2012 3:52 PM EST The last known photo of Jenni Rivera alive. Clockwise from top: publicist Arturo Rivera, Jenni Rivera, makeup artist Jacob Yebale , stylist Jorge Sanchez. (Photo: Yebale's Instagram) While their names have been listed in news reports about Je ...

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