Latin American culture

  1. Puerto Rico's Guatauba Links With EMI

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Label focuses on urban Latin, reggaetón. Label focuses on urban Latin, reggaetón. News ...

  2. J.Lo Denies Reports Of Mottola Talks

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ex-Sony chief manages Marc Anthony. Ex-Sony chief manages Marc Anthony. News Marc Anthony ...

  3. Marc Anthony

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony's first Spanish-language pop album boasts well-crafted, romantic lyrics. Marc Anthony's first Spanish-language pop album boasts well-crafted, romantic lyrics. News Marc Anthony ...

  4. BMG Pub Expands Deal With José Alfredo Jiménez

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing has signed a co-publishing agreement to administer the rights of 117 never-before-released compositions by the late Mexican ranchera icon José Alfredo Jiménez. BMG Music Publishing has signed a co-publishing ...

  5. BMG Pub Expands Deal With José Alfredo Jiménez

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing has signed a co-publishing agreement to administer the rights of 117 never-before-released compositions by the late Mexican ranchera icon José Alfredo Jiménez. BMG Music Publishing has signed a co-publishing ...

  6. Cruz, Martin, Juanes Win At Billboard Latin Awards

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top winners at the 2004 Billboard Latin music awards, with honors in three categories each. The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top ...

  7. Marc Anthony Plans Summer Tour

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT North American dates kick-off in Tampa. Marc Anthony will embark on a North American headlining tour on June 15. The Nada Personal Tour begins in Tampa, Fla. at the St. Pete Times Forum and wraps July 29 at the San Diego Sports Arena. Clear Channe ...

  8. Babasonicos Win Big At Argentinian Awards

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alt-rockers take six Gardel Awards. Alt-rock band Babasonicos took home the lion's share of trophies at Argentina's 2004 Gardel Awards, which took place Wednesday (March 31) in Buenos Aires. The awards, now in their sixth year, are organ ...

  9. Univision Names Ruiz Talent VP

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications names Mario Ruiz VP of Talent Relations. NEW YORK-- Univision Communications names Mario Ruiz VP of Talent Relations. Ruiz, who is based in Miami, previously was president/CEO of EMI Music Mexico. Before that, he worked fo ...

  10. La Ley Inks With United Talent Agency

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST United Talent Agency has signed Warner rock en español band La Ley for representation in all areas, including television and acting opportunities for front man Beto Cuevas. United Talent Agency has signed Warner rock en español band La Le ...

  11. Latin Singer Sánchez Dead At 19

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Adán Chalino Sánchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts, died yesterday (March 28) from injuries sustained in a car crash the previous evening. He was 19. Adán Chalino Sánchez, one of the most promising young ...

  12. La Ley Inks With United Talent Agency

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST United Talent Agency has signed Warner rock en español band La Ley for representation in all areas, including television and acting opportunities for front man Beto Cuevas. United Talent Agency has signed Warner rock en español band La Le ...

  13. Billboard To Honor Banda El Recodo, Soraya

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Banda El Recodo and Soraya will receive special honors at the 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The show is set for April 29 at the Miami Arena and will be broadcast live on Telemundo. Banda El Recodo and Soraya will receive special honors at the ...

  14. Latin Notas

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Victor Manuelle's "Traves&#237;a" is the first tropical release to hit No.1 on the <i>Billboard</i> Top Latin albums chart since Celia Cruz's death last year. Victor Manuelle's "Travesía" is the f ...

  15. Latin Notas

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Victor Manuelle's "Traves&#237;a" is the first tropical release to hit No.1 on the <i>Billboard</i> Top Latin albums chart since Celia Cruz's death last year. Victor Manuelle's "Travesía" is the f ...

  16. Thalia Staging First U.S. Headlining Tour

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin star Thalia will be headed out on her first U.S. headlining tour in May, Billboard.biz has learned. Vivelo!, the joint venture between Clear Channel Entertainment and Televisa, will promote all Latin star Thalia will be headed out on her fir ...

  17. Stars To Come Out For Billboard Latin Awards

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Paulina Rubio, Pilar Montenegro, La Ley and Banda El Recodo are confirmed to perform at the 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The show, set for April 29 at the Mi Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Paulina R ...

  18. Akwid Inks Deal With William Morris

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican duo Akwid has signed with the William Morris Agency. Regional Mexican duo Akwid has signed with the William Morris Agency. Akwid, made up of brothers Sergio and Francisco Gomez, is the most successful of a recent slew of acts that ...

  19. Perez, Sebastian Lead El Premio ASCAP Honors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rudy Perez and Joan Sebastian both received honors for songwriter of the year at the 12th annual El Premio ASCAP Awards, presented today (March 11) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. El Premio ASCAP honored th Rudy Perez and Joan Sebastian both received ho ...

  20. Blades Settles Suit Vs. Labels, Pub Firms

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST A suit filed by singer/producer/actor Ruben Blades against his former record and publishing companies was settled quietly Sunday (March 7), the day before it was scheduled to go to trial. A suit filed by singer/producer/actor Ruben Blades against ...

  21. Trial Begins In Ruben Blades Royalty Dispute With Record Labels

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trial involving Ruben Blades' lawsuit against his former record and publishing companies begins Monday in New York federal court. MIAMI--The trial involving Ruben Blades' lawsuit against his former record and publishing companies beg ...

  22. Ruben Blades Taking Former Label, Publisher To Court

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A suit filed by singer/songwriter/actor/producer Ruben Blades against his former record and publishing companies is set to go to trial March 8 in New York Federal court. A suit filed by singer/songwriter/actor/producer Ruben Blades against his for ...

  23. Marc Anthony Wins Big At Premios Lo Nuestro

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three awards to his name, tropical star Marc Anthony was the big winner at the 16th annual Premios Lo Nuestro awards, held last night (Feb. 26) at the Miami Arena in Miami. With three awards to his name, tropical star Marc Anthony was the big ...

  24. Marc Anthony Wins Big At Premios Lo Nuestro

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three awards to his name, tropical star Marc Anthony was the big winner at the 16th annual Premios Lo Nuestro awards, held last night (Feb. 26) at the Miami Arena in Miami. With three awards to his name, tropical star Marc Anthony was the big ...

  25. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star to release new album in May. Merengue star to release new album in May. News ...

  26. Cruz Leads Finalists For Billboard Latin Awards

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Celia Cruz tops the finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 29 at the Miami Arena in Miami. The late "Queen of Salsa" is up for seven honors, including top Latin albums a Celia Cruz tops the finalists for th ...

  27. New Tour Promoter Vivelo! Takes On Chayanne Outing

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vivelo! -- the tour-promotion joint venture between Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) and Televisa -- has signed Chayanne to an exclusive deal. Vivelo! -- the tour-promotion joint venture between Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) and Televisa -- h ...

  28. Univision Tops 2003 Latin Sales

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a first, an independent label has taken the lead in sales of Latin music in the U.S. California-based indie Univision Music Group, founded three years ago, was the top-selling label in the genre la In a first, an independent label has taken the ...

  29. Miguel Still Adding Dates

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstar Luis Miguel will launch the second leg of his world tour today. Mexican superstar Luis Miguel will launch the second leg of his world tour today with the first of a series of 21 concerts at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional. ...

  30. Icons Remembered

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music fans in 2003 mourned the loss of a country music icon, a Cuban salsa queen, a pioneering rock'n'roll producer, a deep-voiced master of soul, a unique jazz stylist, a member of one of pop's most Music fans in 2003 mourned the l ...

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