Jenni Rivera

  1. Jenni Rivera, The 'Diva of Banda,' Renews Contract With Universal Music Latin/Fonovisa

    August 23, 2011 7:20 PM EDT Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera has renewed her contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa, UMLE president Victor Gonzalez tells Billboard.biz. Rivera, known as the Diva of Banda Music, has become a top-selling name in the reg ...

  2. Billboard Mexican Music Awards Finalists

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT FULL LIST OF REGIONAL MEXICAN AWARD FINALISTS: Artist of the Year: Larry Hernandez Intocable Gerardo Ortiz Espinoza Paz Artist of the Year, New: Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteno Banda Gerardo Ortiz Roberto Tapia Voz De Mando Artist of the Year, Male: L ...

  3. Jenni Rivera Reality Show Gets Greenlight For Season 2

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican diva Jenni Rivera will return to bilingual television network mun2 for a second session of her reality show. The new season, called “Jenni Rivera Presents...,” kicks off in spring, 2011. The show is an off-shoot of “Jenni Rivera P ...

  4. Jenni Rivera To Face Trial For Cash Smuggling

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer Jenni Rivera has been ordered to face trial for failing to declare thousands of dollars in cash at Mexico City's international airport. Rivera says a judge ruled she could be free while the trial proceeds but must report to court ever ...

  5. Sarah McLachlan, Miranda Lambert Among Lilith Highlights

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Despite lackluster ticket sales, 11 date cancellations and co-headliner Kelly Clarkson dropping out, Lilith Fair 2010 proved that after a 10-year absence, it's still a viable tour. Brandi Carlile kicked off the main-stage entertainment at the ...

  6. Jenni Rivera To March On Phoenix

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Banda diva Jenni Rivera will protest Arizona's new immigration enforcement law by performing at the end of a march on Arizona's Capitol on Saturday (May 29). Rivera, who is not performing in Arizona as part of her AEG Live-promoted " ...

  7. Musician Jenni Rivera Signs With Spanish Networks

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In a rare feat, Mexican-American music star and budding actress Jenni Rivera has a hand in projects from both major Spanish-language network operators. But she's looking to do much more. "I have always wanted to be the Mexican Oprah Winf ...

  8. Univision Unveils 2010-11 Schedule

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Univision is planning a slew of shows produced or co-produced by its new content creation unit, Univision Studios, for the 2010-11 TV season, including weekday primetime telenovela "Eva Luna," as well as a dancing and an island reality s ...

  9. Jenni Rivera Takes Top Honor At Premios De La Radio

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Banda diva Jenni Rivera was named artist of the year Tuesday night at the tenth annual Premios de la Radio, the regional Mexican music awards show presented by Liberman Broadcasting. Rivera, who was also named female soloist of the year, capped of ...

  10. Rivera Family Delivers Emotional Discussion At Regional Mexican Confab

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Laughter and plenty of tears marked the Rivera family's frank discussion of their musical dynasty today (Oct. 8) at the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los Angeles. The family patriarch Pedro Rivera and his children -- artists Jenn ...

  11. Rivera Family Set For Billboard's Regional Mexican Summit

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Rivera family - stars Jenni Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, Juan Rivera and their father, industry icon Pedro Rivera - will all sit together in a unique and historic industry panel during Billboard's Regional Mexican Music Summit in October. The ...

  12. Nelly Furtado's "Manos," Jenni Rivera's "Ovarios" Leap On Charts

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The big story in this week’s Latin Airplay charts is Nelly Furtado’s “Manos al Aire,” which saw a 60% or more increase in all Latin airplay charts except regional Mexican airplay. On the Hot Latin Songs chart, “Manos” went from 30 to 13 in its thi ...

  13. Orchard Inks Key Regional Mexican Labels

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor The Orchard has signed up two key labels in the regional Mexican genre. Cintas Acuario, home to early recordings from Jenni Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, Valentin Elizalde, Chalino Sanchez and El Chapo de Sinaloa, has joined The Orch ...

  14. Regional Mexican Revival

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In mid-September, youthful duranguense group Alacranes Musical debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with its album "Tu Inspiración" (Fonovisa). With 20,000 copies scanned, it was Alacranes' best-selling week e ...

  15. MTV Tr3s Ups Regional Mexican Music Programming

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Tr3s is upping its regional Mexican music video programming by 30 minutes every weekday. The bilingual channel, which currently airs the half-hour "Mix Mex" regional Mexican video show from Monday through Friday, will also add anothe ...

  16. Jenni Rivera Grabs First No. 1 Debut

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Banda diva Jenni Rivera has the first No. 1 debut of her career on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week for her latest on Fonovisa, "Jenni." The album moved 16,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan, making it Rivera' ...

  17. Fonovisa-backed Voting PSAs Target Latinos

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to encourage Latinos - particularly newly-naturalized citizens - to register to vote, Voto Latino has partnered with leading regional Mexican label Fonovisa/Disa to produce a series of PSA's that will air on radio stations nation ...

  18. Rivera, Rieleros Win Big At Premios De La Radio

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Liberman Broadcasting KBUE (Que Buena)/Los Angeles' Los Premios de La Radio were handed out Wednesday (Nov. 14) at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Among the night's big winners were Jenni Rivera, who took home Artist of the Year, ...

  19. Rivera, Reyes, Terrazas To Speak At Billboard Summit

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jenni Rivera, Diana Reyes and José Luis Terrazas, leader of Grupo Montez de Durango, are among the artists confirmed to speak at the Billboard Regional Mexican Summit, taking place Oct. 1-3 at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles. The Billboard sum ...

  20. Latin Indie Cintas Acuario Sues Sony BMG

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Cintas Acuario and its publishing arms, Sonora Music Publishing and Cintas Acuario publishing, have filed a copyright infringement suit against Sony BMG Entertainment's U.S. Latin label. The suit, filed May 3 in U.S. District Cour ...

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