Latin Academy

  1. Latin Alternative Music Conference Day Two: Much Ado About the Media

    July 13, 2012 11:29 AM EDT The panel room at the Latin Alternative Music Conference. (Photo: Karlo Ramos) On day two of the 13th Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York, the conversations kept coming back to evolving media opportunities for the "Latin Alternativ ...

  2. SiriusXM Launches Latin Grammy Show

    May 09, 2012 1:27 PM EDT National Latino Broadcasting (NLB) is launching a daily radio show produced jointly with the Latin Recording Academy and centering on the Latin Grammy Awards and its nominated and winning artists. Liberty to Boost Stake in Sirius XM "Latin Gr ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Joe Arroyo, Legendary Colombian Salsa Star, Dead at 55

    July 26, 2011 12:33 PM EDT Joe Arroyo, the salsa star and composer whose piercing, high tenor and groundbreaking songs-including "La Noche"-made him a groundbreaking force in Colombian salsa and one of its major ambassadors abroad, has died. He was 55 years old. A ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Latin Academy Hands Out Trustees Awards

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST It was an emotional afternoon at the special awards presentation hosted by the Latin Recording Academy in Las Vegas yesterday, as a prelude to the Latin Grammy awards Nov. 8. The Latin Academy presented trustees awards to people who have made sign ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Latin Academy Honors Guerra

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tropical music icon Juan Luis Guerra will be honored as the 2007 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. Guerra, known for his contemporary reinterpretations of traditional bachata, will be fetted at a Nov. 7 tribute dinner and concert in Las ...

  9. Latin Grammys Set For New York

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Nov. 2. The Latin Grammys are heading to New York for the first time in their seven-year history. The public will be able to purchase tickets to the event—also a first—which is to take place Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden. The ...

  10. 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 ...