Joan Sebastian

  1. Celebrating Mexican Music's Best Artists

    October 15, 2012 6:40 AM EDT Trio 3BallMTY tops ranks of finalists. A rich array of artists are finalists for the second Billboard Mexican Music Awards. Presented by State Farm, the awards can be seen on Telemundo live from Los Angeles on Oct. 18. Finalists-and winners-are ...

  2. Joan Sebastian Inks With Universal

    February 08, 2011 10:21 AM EST Regional Mexican singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian, a recipient of Billboard's Lifetime Achievement Award and widely considered one of the genre's leading names and voices, has signed a recording deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainm ...

  3. Joan Sebastian Takes Rodeo On The Road

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Following an earlier tour this year alongside Marco Antonio Solís and Alejandro Fernández, regional Mexican singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian kicks off a tour that blends music and rodeo. Called "Jaripeo de Oro: Tres a Caballo" (Golden Ja ...

  4. El Shaka Shot Dead

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sergio Vega - known as El Shaka - has been shot dead just hours after he denied reports he had been murdered. The 40-year-old Mexican singer was shot and killed on Saturday (June 26) while driving his red Cadillac, according to Mexican media. He w ...

  5. Son Of Regional Mexican Singer Joan Sebastian Killed In Bar

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The son of Mexican singer Joan Sebastian was killed in a bar fight early Saturday, four years after another of his children was shot dead. A security guard is suspected in the killing of Jose Sebastian Figueroa, the Morelos state Attorney General& ...

  6. Alejandro Fernandez Stages Free Mexican Show

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican star Alejandro Fernandez hosted the first of two free mega concerts he financed and produced in Mexico to entice tourism back into the country following the breakout of swine flu. The first "Jalisco En Vivo" (Jalisco Live), title ...

  7. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony' ...

  8. Cardenas, Fernandez Partner Again

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cardenas/Fernandez, once the best known event promotion partnership in the U.S. Latin world, broke up seven years ago in an acrimonious dispute. Now, former partners Ivan Fernández and Henry Cárdenas have again joined forces, pairing up their resp ...

  9. Sprint Grabs Joan Sebastian Exclusive

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican star Joan Sebastian's new album, "No Es De Madera," will launch exclusively on Sprint a week ahead of its physical release. Few details were available as of press time, but "No Es De Madera" will be availa ...

  10. Elizalde Gunned Down In Mexico

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artist was 27. Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde was shot dead in the early morning of Saturday (Nov. 25) in Reynosa, Mexico. He was 27. Elizalde had just finished playing a concert at a palenque, and had entered his SUV when he was gunned ...

  11. Elizalde Gunned Down In Mexico

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde was shot dead in the early morning of Saturday (Nov. 25) in Reynosa, Mexico. He was 27. Regional Mexican singer Valentin Elizalde was shot dead in the early morning of Saturday (Nov. 25) in Reynosa, Mexico ...

  12. Hosts, Performers Named For Latin Grammys

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala to be held Nov. 2 in NYC.. The just-announced hosts and first batch of performers for the 7th Latin Grammy Awards point to a very traditional Latin award show. Mexican singer Lucero, also a favorite of Mexican television, will host the event ...