La Oreja de Van Gogh

  1. New Spanish Gov't Enacts Sinde Anti-Piracy Laws, Opponents Promise A Fight

    January 03, 2012 1:30 PM EST Spain will finally implement its controversial antipiracy act starting in March now that the new conservative government rushed the enactment of the pending codes. Its success though is sure to be tested in courts and on the streets. Jose Ignacio ...

  2. Warner Music Spain Acquires Newiscom

    August 12, 2011 1:09 PM EDT Warner Music Spain has acquired Madrid-based Newiscom, the events production/marketing agency, as part of its strategy to diversify revenue sources for its local acts and touring international artists. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, m ...

  3. EMI Spain Prez Backs New Talent Search

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Around 350,000 young people have been invited to enter a project to find new music talent in a bid to alleviate the deep crisis afflicting the Spanish biz. The Mad Sound Project was presented Oct. 5 in Madrid by EMI Music Spain president Simone Bo ...

  4. Sony Links With Spanish Social Network Tuenti

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Spain and Tuenti , the country's biggest social network in Spanish, has reached a strategic alliance which will allow Tuenti's more than 8 million users to have streaming access to video clips of Sony Music's 50 most popu ...

  5. Shakira, Juanes Among Stars Supporting 'Ay Haiti'

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Thirty Spanish and Latin American artists and soccer players say that almost every cent raised by a song and video they have produced to aid victims of the Haitian earthquake three months ago, will go to relief efforts in the country. The only exc ...

  6. European Acts Dominate Premios Dial Latin Gala

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST More artists performed live at the Premios Cadena Dial Latin music gala award ceremony than ever before this year - but only two of them were from Latin America. Despite this, the Spanish language gala was broadcast live or delayed on 1,090 radio ...

  7. Spanish Music Biz In Anti-Piracy Protests

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spain's music industry has united in protest to demand greater legislative protection against piracy and illegal P2P file swapping. Earlier today (Dec. 1), hundreds of Spanish music sector artists and workers protested outside the Madrid-base ...

  8. Fonsi Honored At Premios Dial Gala

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rican star Luis Fonsi performed at the 13th Premios Dial music award gala in Tenerife ahead of the five-date Spanish leg of his current world tour. Fonsi was one of 13 Spanish and Latin artists to receive a Dial award for their contribution ...

  9. El Canto Del Loco Wins Big At Premios 40 Principales

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Spanish band El Canto Del Loco won all five awards they were nominated for at the third Premios 40 Principales gala in Madrid in front of an audience of 18,000. Jim Carrey, who was in the city to present his latest film, and singer Beyoncé were am ...

  10. Calamaro Named Best Latin Artist At Premios Ondas

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Argentine singer and composer Andrés Calamaro took the best Latin artist award at the 55th Premios Ondas ceremony at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house, a week after winning the Latin Grammy prize for best vocal rock album, "L ...

  11. Julieta Venegas, Mana Nominated For Premios 40 Principales

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer Julieta Venegas and pop-rock group Mana each have three nods for the international section of Spanish radio group Union Radio's Premios 40 Principales. Winners in the 19 categories are voted by the public in Spain and eight Lat ...

  12. Warner Music Gets In To Spanish Artist Services Firm

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has acquired a majority stake in Spanish artist services company, Get In, for an undisclosed amount. The San Sebastian-based company was formed in 1990 by Inigo Argomaniz and has operations in artist management, live pro ...

  13. Spain's Oreja Reveals New Singer

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spain's most successful pop group of the past decade, Latin Grammy winner La Oreja de Van Gogh, has a new lead singer. Leire Martínez, 29, was presented to the media in Madrid on Monday. She joins the four male founder-members of LOVG ahead o ...

  14. Montero Splits From La Oreja de Van Gogh

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The singer of Spanish pop group La Oreja de Van Gogh, Amaia Montero, has exited the band, according to a press release. Montero, will now pursue a solo career, while the other four members of the group – Pablo Benegas, Xabi San Martín, AAlvaro Fue ...

  15. Spanish Music Awards Stage Comeback

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spain's Premios Amigo music awards are back on the national calendar after a four-year moratorium called by record label body Promusicae to protest against rampant piracy in the country. Since 2003 the only all-music awards ceremony in Spain ...

  16. Premios Handed Out In Spain

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spanish rock group Dover scooped three awards at the 11th Premios de la Musica awards ceremony, held outside Madrid for the first time ever Thursday night (March 29), at the Gran Teatro theater in Cordoba, southern Spain. The band, led by sisters ...

  17. Dover Up For Half Dozen Premios Awards

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST With six nods, rock group Dover heads the nominees for the 11th Premios de la Música awards on the back of their first electronic album "Follow The City Lights (EMI)." Dover has also been nominated for best song ("Let Me Out"), ...

  18. Spanish Biz On The Slide

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish music shipments slumped 15.3% in retail value last year at €345 million ($445 million), compared to €407 million ($525 million) in 2005, labels' body Promusicae said today (Jan. 17). It was the 6th consecutive annual fall in sales, du ...

  19. El Canto Del Loco Wins Three At Premios Awards

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST El Canto del Loco, David Bisbal and Shakira were the main winners at the Premios Principales award ceremony, held at the Palacio de Deportes in Madrid on Saturday (Dec. 16). Pop/rock group El Canto del Loco won three of the 10 awards: best nationa ...

  20. La Oreja Lead Spain's Los 40 Awards

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Spain's most popular national Top 40 radio network, Los 40 Principales, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with its first Los Premios Principales gala on Dec. 16. It will be Spain's only aw Spain's most popular national T ...

  21. La Oreja de Van Gogh To Launch First U.S. Tour

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will kick-off Nov. 9 in Dallas. Spanish pop group La Oreja de Van Gogh will launch its first full-fledged U.S. tour in Dallas on November 9. The group will play a total of 12 shows through November 26, alternating between clubs, theaters and arena ...

  22. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  23. Venegas Tops MTV Latin Awards

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer/songwriter Julieta Venegas, who went from being an alternative niche artist to a major commercial success thanks to her 2003 album "Sí" (BMG), was the top winner at the third annua Mexican singer/songwriter Juliet ...