Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences

  1. Gal Costa, Joe Arroyo, Jose Feliciano Honored By Latin Academy

    November 09, 2011 5:45 PM EST LAS VEGAS -- A slew of artists from different countries -- including Brazil's Gal Costa, Colombia's Joe Arroyo and Puerto Rico's José Feliciano -- were honored by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences with Lifetime Achi ...

  2. Vallenato Legend Rafael Escalona Dies

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian composer Rafael Escalona, an icon whose name is synonymous with Colombia’s typical vallenato music, died May 13 of respiratory failure in Bogotá, Colombia. He was 81 years old. A legend in Colombia, where his compositions—including " ...

  3. Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for the 8th annual Latin Grammy Awards. Guerra picked up two nod-Album of the year and Merengue Album of the year-for "La Llave de mi Corazon, (EMI Televisa)&qu ...

  4. LARAS Exec Exits Post

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Meyer leaves to partner at Sprockets Music. Marya Meyer, VP of corporate and external affairs for the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, is leaving her post to partner with composer, producer and studio owner Will Edwards in Sprockets ...

  5. Latin Grammys Split CBS

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Academy shifts awards show to Univision. After airing every year on CBS since its inception, the Latin Grammy Award telecast is moving to the Univision Network, beginning this fall, Billboard has learned. The shift by the Latin Academy of Recordin ...

  6. Santander Voted Latin Academy Board Chairman

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer takes over from Díaz. Producer/songwriter Kike Santander has been elected chairman of board of trustees for the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Santander, a multiple Grammy-winner and one of the top Latin music pr ...