Juanes

  1. Juanes to Tape 'MTV Unplugged,' Juan Luis Guerra as Musical Director

    December 06, 2011 10:45 AM EST Colombian star Juanes will tape an "MTV Unplugged" special in Miami next February. The special will be produced by TR3s: MTV, Musica y Más, MTV's U.S. Hispanic network, and will air both in the U.S. and throughout Latin America. In ...

  2. Los Tigres Del Norte, Marc Anthony Debut on Latin Charts; Anthony "Romeo" Santos Has Top Single

    June 02, 2011 10:26 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "MTV Unplugged," a daring set that brings pop and rock voices into Los Tigres' traditional norteño music, debuts at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week. The set, which features pair ...

  3. Juanes Parts Ways With Manager, Taking 'Small' Hiatus

    May 24, 2011 5:59 PM EDT In a series of messages to his nearly 2.5 million Twitter followers, Colombian star Juanes confirmed that he has parted ways with longtime manager Fernán Martínez and will take a brief break. The singer/ songwriter posted messages in quick success ...

  4. Aylin Mujica, Rafael Amaya, Daniel Sarcos To Host 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 21, 2011 7:23 PM EDT A trio of celebrities will host the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 28, live on Telemundo, featuring some of the biggest names in music including Banda El Recodo, Chino y Nacho, Camila, Don Omar, Juanes, Lucero, Maná, Marc Anthony, and ...

  5. Juanes Album Art Culled Through Twitter, Facebook

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Colombian star Juanes has reached out to his 1.6 million Facebook fans and his nearly 1.4 million twitter followers for participation in his upcoming album. As part of his album release campaign, Juanes invited fans via Twitter to send in pictures ...

  6. 'Rock Band' To Offer Spanish Tracks Courtesy Of Juanes

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Colombian rocker Juanes will become the first artist with Spanish-language tracks available for play in Harmonix and MTV Games’ “Rock Band” video game. Juanes’ hits “A Dios le Pido,” “Fíjate Bien,” “Gotas de Agua Dulce,” “La Camisa Negra,” “Mala G ...

  7. Juanes Honored For Humanitarian Work

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes was awarded the "Al-Rashind Hope Award" for his humanitarian efforts during the annual Fedex/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala. The event, which took place May 15 in Miami, benefited St. Jude's Chil ...

  8. Juan Luis Guerra To Host Benefit Concert For Haiti

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dominican star Juan Luis Guerra will host a benefit concert for Haiti in Santo Domingo’s Olympic Stadium April 18. The show will feature performances by Guerra along with a handful of other stars with whom he’s collaborated in other philanthropic ...

  9. Modest Juanes Accepts BMI Latin Award

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST In accepting the president's award at the 2010 BMI Latin Awards, Colombian star Juanes forwent the pomp and circumstance usually associated with these events in favor of a more subtle, introspected celebration. "Like all my colleagues he ...

  10. Espinoza Paz Named BMI Latin Songwriter Winner

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican hitmaker Espinoza Paz was named BMI's Latin songwriter of the year for the third time in a row Thursday night, in a ceremony that also named Hussein Barreras' "Te Presumo" song of the year and Editora Arpa Musi ...

  11. AFTRA To Honor Sam Moore, Juanes

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) will honor Sam Moore and Juanes at a dinner gala at New York’s Plaza Hotel Feb. 22. The union of recording artists and broadcast journalists will honor soul legend Moore, of Sam & ...

  12. Juanes Honored With Colombian Peace Prize

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes was awarded his country's National Peace Prize for his involvement with the problems generated by Colombia's armed conflict. Juanes has worked actively with his Mi Sangre (My Blood) foundation to reduce ...

  13. Cubans Flock To Iconic Plaza For 'Peace Concert'

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to sprawling Revolution Plaza on Sunday for an open-air "peace concert" headlined by Colombian rocker Juanes, an event criticized by some Cuban-Americans who say the performers were lending support ...

  14. Juanes, Miguel Bose Defend Cuba Peace Concert

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Only a hurricane can cancel the historic and controversial concert to be held this Sunday (Sept. 20) in Cuba, Spanish singer Miguel Bosé said today (Sept. 17) in a press conference in Madrid arranged especially to counter criticism that the event ...

  15. Editorial: Playing For Peace

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes' Peace Without Borders concert, slated for Sept. 20 in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución, has unleashed a maelstrom of debate about the ethics of performing in the country. Juanes will perform with Puerto ...

  16. International Acts Sign On For Juanes' 'Peace' Concert

    September 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An international lineup of Latin acts will join Colombian rocker Juanes at his controversial "Paz Sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) concert, scheduled for Havana, Cuba Sept. 20. The free concert, which coincides with the United Nati ...

  17. Juanes 'Peace' Concert Stirs Debate Over Cuba

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Plans for Colombian rocker Juanes' "Peace Without Borders" concert in Cuba Sept. 20 continue despite an unabated maelstrom of debate and opinion that the show that will be staged in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución. Although det ...

  18. Juanes To Helm Peace Concert In Cuba

    June 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian star Juanes has chosen Havana, Cuba as the site of his next "Paz Sin Fronteras" concert on Sept. 20, according to his Twitter feed. "It's time to start knocking down our own mental walls, to not judge anyone for their ...

  19. Nelly Furtado Preps Spanish Album

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Nelly Furtado will release an all Spanish album on Universal Music Latino Sept. 26, Billboard.biz has learned. Furtado, who is of Portuguese descent, forayed into Spanish with "Tu Fotografía," a duet with Colombian rock ...

  20. Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews Set For Pete Seeger's 90th Concert

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May ...

  21. Juanes, Jaguares, Jose Feliciano Take Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Best Latin Pop Album went to last year's Latin Grammy sweeper Juanes, for his "La Vida Es…Un Ratico." Producer Gustavo Santaolalla accepted the award on behalf of the Colombian pop star today (Feb. 8) during the Grammy pre-telecast ...

  22. Latest News: The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST For Billboard.biz's Grammy Awards microsite featuring exclusive articles, interviews, sales analysis and more, click here . 2009 Grammy Award Winners The full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Cente ...

  23. Juanes, John Legend Set For NBA All-Star Game

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Reprising their collaboration at November's Latin Grammys, Colombian pop star Juanes and R&B artist John Legend will perform together during the halftime show at the NBA All-Star Game Feb. 15. The two will sing Legend's "If You& ...

  24. Premios Lo Nuestro Awards Nods Unveiled

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST With five nods each, Juanes and salsero Gilberto Santa Rosa led the nominations for the annual Premios lo Nuestro awards. Juanes is up for best artist and album of the year as well as for three awards in the rock category. Santa Rosa is also up fo ...

  25. Juanes, Luis Miguel, Luis Fonsi Up For Grammys

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fresh off his Latin Grammy sweep, Juanes was nominated for best Latin Pop album at this year's Grammys along with Luis Miguel, Jorge Drexler, Luis Fonsi and Tommy Torres. The nominations spanned both traditional and contemporary sounds within ...

  26. Juanes, Kany Garcia Lead 2008 Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Commercial success stories triumphed over critical darlings at Thursday's Latin Grammys, with Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Wisin & Yandel, Flex and Kany Garcia emerging victorious during 9th annual awards in Houston. Colombian rock star Juane ...

  27. Juanes, Tokio Hotel Big Winners At MTV Latin Awards

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With four nods each, Juanes and Tokio Hotel were the big winners at the Los Premios MTV Latin America 2008 awards, which took place Oct. 16 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The seventh annual awards ceremony, which aired live from the Telmex Auditorium, ce ...

  28. Cafe Tacvba Leads Latin Grammy Nods

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alternative Mexican band Cafe Tacvba is the leading nominee for the ninth annual Latin Grammy Awards , garnering six nods including album of the year (for "Sino") and song of the year (for "Esta Vez"). Juanes netted five nomina ...

  29. Juanes Tops Los Premios MTV Nominations

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With seven nods, Colombia's Juanes tops the list of nominees for the seventh annual Los Premios MTV awards. Juanes' nominations include video of the year (for "Me Enamora"), artist of the year and solo artist of the year. His s ...

  30. Juanes Single Hits Radio

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Colombian star Juanes released to radio today the first single off his upcoming album "La Vida Es Un Ratico...En Vivo." The deluxe re-edition of Juanes' top-selling 2007 release, "La Vida...Es Un Ratico" (Universal Music L ...

  31. Juanes, Bose, Betancourt Call For Freedom At Paris Concert

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt took the stage and shook her hips to a Colombian superstar's guitar riffs, leading the crowd in chants of "Freedom for all!" at a concert Sunday dedicated to captives held by Colombia's FARC reb ...

  32. Juanes' 'La Vida' To Get Deluxe Treatment

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Latin Entertainment will release a deluxe edition of Juanes' "La Vida...Es Un Ratico" in the fourth quarter. The package will include live tracks from Juanes' tour in support of the album, which came out last Oc ...

  33. Latin Stars Sign On For Free Concerts

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Juanes, Maná and Juan Luis Guerra are part of an all-star lineup of Latin acts set to perform free concerts May 17 on behalf of impoverished children in Latin America. The ALAS (América Latina en Acción Solidaria) organization is putting ...

  34. Ratings Spike For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by a star cast of performers that included Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Marco Antonio Solís, Ricardo Montaner, Juna Luis Guerra and Wisin & Yandel, the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards saw their ratings rise by 43% in comparison to the ...

  35. Juanes, Brown, Fergie Lend Hand To Mendes' 'Encanto'

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian music icon Sergio Mendes' latest album, "Encanto," will feature collaborations with Juanes, Brazilian artists Carlinhos Brown and Vanessa da Mata, Fergie and Natalie Cole, among others. Concord Records and Starbucks Entert ...

  36. Prisa Plays 'Peace Without Frontiers' Latin Concert

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Prisa's radio division Union Radio, Spain's biggest media group, enabled millions of Latin Americans to listen in on the "Peace Without Frontiers" concert, played Sunday midday local time on the Colombia-Venezuela border. The c ...

  37. Stars To Join Juanes For Peace Concert

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Miguel Bose, Ricardo Montaner, Carlos Vives, Juan Fernando Velasco and Alejandro Sanz are scheduled to join Juanes to perform a free concert on the Colombia-Venezuela border, in support of a peaceful resolution to tensions that h ...

  38. Billboard To Honor Conjunto Primavera, Juanes

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Iconic norteño group Conjunto Primavera and socially conscious Colombian rocker Juanes will receive Billboard's 2008 Lifetime Achievement and Spirit of Hope Awards, respectively. Both acts will be honored during the 19th annual Billboard Lati ...

  39. Juanes Drives NASCAR Promos

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST NASCAR fans will get to know Juanes beginning this weekend via a recurring promo spot that features the Colombian pop star and his hit single "Me Enamora." The commercial will premiere during Sunday's broadcast of the UAW-Dodge 400 ...

  40. Juanes Flying High On Latin Chart

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Colombian rocker Juanes is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart this week with the track "Gotas de Agua Dulce." To reach the top spot, Juanes had to oust himself. His previous single, "Me Enamora," spent 20 weeks at No. ...

  41. Juanes To Promote U.S. Trek Through TV Spots, Batanga.com

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Juanes will promote his 2008 U.S. tour in a pair of TV spots for Sprint, along with a contest at music site Batanga.com, beginning Feb. 18. The Sprint commercials will run on Univision's broadcast and cable networks, as well as on Telemundo, ...

  42. Gongs Handed Out At Premios Principales Gala

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Actor and occasional rapper Will Smith was the big surprise at Madrid's 2nd Premios Principales music awards on Dec. 14, organized by Spain's most popular national music radio network, Top 40 format Los 40 Principales. The network belong ...

  43. Juanes Reveals Stateside Dates

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first U.S. leg of Juanes’ 2008 world tour was revealed today, with shows set in markets such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 14 for the arena trek, which is sponsored by Sprint and Ford. More dates in T ...

  44. Juanes, Columbia University Partner For Peace Projects

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Juanes' Mi Sangre Foundation and Columbia University's Center for International Conflict Resolution are partnering on peace projects in the pop star's home country of Colombia. The two organizations will organize conflict resolution ...

  45. Carrie Underwood Takes 'Ride' To No. 1

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood celebrates her first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and her second chart-topper on Top Country Albums as her sophomore effort "Carnival Ride" debuts with 527,000 ... The unique pairing of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss yield ...

  46. Juanes On Board With Ford’s Sync Campaign

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Coinciding with the Oct. 23 release of his new album, "LA Vida Es---Un Ratico" (Universal Latino), Colombian rocker Juanes has paired up with Ford Motor Company to launch its new Sync technology to the Latin market. Sync, a Ford-exclusiv ...

  47. Exclusive Juanes Shows Headed To Sprint Phones

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As part of his partnership with Sprint, Colombian rocker Juanes will perform two exclusive concerts for the carrier, not open to the general public, in New York and Chicago. The first show takes place Oct. 22 at New York's Fillmore Theater an ...

  48. Colombian Artists Rise Against Violence

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a show of solidarity from the music community, more than 30 Colombian artists will perform three simultaneous concerts in three different cities in the country protesting violence in that country. The roster of announced acts includes Juanes, F ...

  49. Juanes Readies Return

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Colombian pop/rock star Juanes will release the first single from his new album "La Vida Es...Un Ratico" to radio in Asia, Europe and the Americas Sept. 4 in advance of the album's late-October release. "Me Enamora" will b ...

  50. Juanes Breaks Silence At Latin Confab Keynote

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In his first U.S. interview in more than a year, Colombian pop-rock star Juanes shared his creative process and commitment to social activism during the keynote Q&A today (April 25) at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami. At a packed ...

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