Juan Gabriel

  1. Latin Conference: Marc Anthony Talks Salsa, Stage Fright & His Love Of Motown

    April 24, 2014 3:17 AM EDT Marc Anthony couldn’t help it. He was born to sing. But he dabbled in a few different genres before he found the niche he created with a whole brand of salsa. And he may sort of owe it to Mexican balladeer Juan Gabriel. Anthony says he had been da ...

  2. Juan Gabriel in 'Stable Condition' After Falling Ill, Adds Replacement Tour Dates

    April 16, 2014 8:56 PM EDT Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who on Monday was hospitalized and diagnosed with pneumonia, is now listed in "very stable condition " in Las Vegas where he is resting. Additionally, new tour dates have been announced for shows he canceled ...

  3. Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Cancels 3 Shows Due to Pneumonia

    April 15, 2014 2:45 PM EDT Juan Gabriel, the iconic Mexican singer/songwriter, has postponed his first three California shows after being rushed to the hospital early on Monday in Las Vegas where he was diagnosed with pneumonia, according to representatives for the 64-year- ...

  4. Universal Music Publishing Latin America Names John Echevarria EVP; Eddie Fernandez Departing

    June 04, 2012 12:41 PM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has announced the appointment of John Echevarria as executive VP for UMPG Latin America and confirmed to Billboard.biz that Eddie Fernandez, Sr. VP of UMPG Latin America, is departing. Both men have long careers in ...

  5. Gloria Estefan First Woman To Debut Atop Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 03, 2012 4:31 PM EST Gloria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, " ...

  6. Juan Gabriel, The Flamboyant Master Of Mexican Popular Music, Prepares His First Album In Seven Years

    April 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nobody cuts off Juan Gabriel. After performing a rousing mariachi number at November's Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, it turns out the 61-year-old Mexican entertainer/composer was just getting warmed up. As the lights dimmed, one of his gu ...

  7. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Urban duo Calle 13, which led nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammys, were also the lead winners of the evening, taking home five Latin Grammys. Those included album of the year and best urban music album for “Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo” ( ...

  8. Latin Grammys Honor Juan Gabriel

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Juan Gabriel, the fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, was feted as the Latin Academy's 2009 Person of the year in an evening that culminated with him singing accompanied by his mariachi band for nearly an hour, often standing on table ...

  9. Juan Gabriel To Perform At Latin Grammys

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The show looks like it'll go on for Juan Gabriel in Las Vegas, where he's being honored tomorrow night as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year before performing on the Latin Grammys telecast Thursday night. The singer te ...

  10. Latin Stars Sign On For Latin Grammys

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Wisin & Yandel and Juan Gabriel have joined the roster of acts performing at the 10th annual Latin Grammys, taking place Nov. 5. Other ...

  11. Juan Gabriel Faces Nov. 2 Vegas Court Date

    October 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Juan Gabriel's attorney says she's trying to vacate a Las Vegas judge's order for her client to appear in court Nov. 2--days before he's to receive the Latin Grammys' Person of the Year honor in the same city. The singer w ...

  12. Latin Recording Academy Honors Juan Gabriel

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Legendary singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel has been named the Latin Recording Academy's 2009 Person of the Year. Gabriel, whose songs are part of the Latin music canon, will be honored at a black-tie gala Nov. 4 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas ...

  13. Gabriel Signs Record, Publishing Deals With Universal

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel, one of the leading names in Latin Mexican and pop music, signed global recording and publishing agreements with Universal, Billboard.biz has learned. New recordings by Juan Gabriel will now be released worldwide thr ...

  14. Gabriel To Launch Stateside Tour This Fall

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After the successful launch of his North American tour in Mexico this past May, Mexican icon Juan Gabriel will launch the U.S. leg of his tour with a show Sept. 2 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Gabriel will play arenas in a total of 25 American ...

  15. WMA Vet Jorge Pinos Starts Firm

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Agent lands Juan Gabriel. Agent lands Juan Gabriel. News Juan Gabriel ...

  16. Juan Gabriel Signs With WMA

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pinos to rep Latin star. Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel has signed with Jorge Pinos of the William Morris Agency for worldwide representation. The deal excludes Mexico, where Gabriel will represent himself. Pinos previously represented Gabriel, wh ...