Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album

  1. Shakira to Be Honored As Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    September 26, 2011 8:37 PM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira will be honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year, the Latin Grammy organization has announced. The tribute gala for the songstress will be held Nov. 9, one day before the 12th annual awards ...

  2. Rihanna Scores Euro Albums, Singles Chart Double

    November 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna scores a No. 1 debut on Billboard's European Albums chart with "Loud" (Def Jam/Universal), and makes it a double by starting a fourth week atop European Hot 100 Singles with "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Univ ...

  3. Bon Jovi Beats Blunt, Boyle On Euro Chart

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi 's "Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection" (Mercury/Universal) withstands debuts by James Blunt, Susan Boyle and Depeche Mode to retain the leadership of Billboard's European Albums chart. Meanwhile, Rihanna commands ...

  4. Rihanna, Kings Of Leon Top Euro Charts

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kings of Leon 's "Come Around Sundown" (Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, while European Hot 100 Singles has a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna 's "Onl ...

  5. Kings of Leon Rule Europe's Album Charts

    October 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kings of Leon scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "Come Around Sundown" (Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment), while "Love The Way You Lie" (Interscope/Universal) by Eminem featuring Rihanna ...

  6. Shakira’s 'Sale el Sol' Tops Latin Albums Chart

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Shakira’s “Sale el Sol” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart this week, and also tops charts throughout Latin America. In the artist’s native Colombia, Sony Music is selling her Spanish language set album via an exclusive deal wit ...

  7. Billboard Latin Winners See Muted Sales Response

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Award winner who saw the biggest bump in real album sales after the telecast wasn't a performer or a presenter. Shakira's English-language "She Wolf" sold 3500 copies, a 71% sales gain, the week ending ...

  8. Nelly Furtado Hits Latin Sales High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's Spanish-language "Mi Plan" is the highest-selling Latin pop album debut this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, which includes collaborations with Josh Groban, Alejandro Fernandez and Juan Luis Guerra, ...

  9. Shakira Claws Her Way Up The Charts With 'She Wolf'

    August 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In Shakira's hometown of Barranquilla, Colombia, there's a 15-foot metal statue of her, wearing bell-bottoms and strumming a guitar. It was donated by a German sculptor in 2006, in the midst of the singer's wildly successful Oral Fi ...

  10. Laura Pausini Takes Tour To The Americas

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After touring Europe extensively in the first semester, Italian singer Laura Pausini will launch the North and South American legs of her "Primavera Anticipada" tour, named after her most recent Warner release. Pausini will play 15 dates ...

  11. Homegrown Acts Dominate 2006 Italy Record Sales

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Local artists took the honors in Italy last year, according to 2006 sales results released by local trade body FIMI. FIMI reports that local artists accounted for 80% of album sales in 2006, in a market that has traditionally seen a 50:50 split be ...

  12. Shakira, Calle 13 Win Big At Latin Grammys

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newcomers Calle 13 of Puerto Rico dominated the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards last night (Nov. 2) in a show celebrating music from throughout the America Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newc ...

  13. Shakira Now More Famous

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pop singer signs long term pub deal with Famous. Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement with Famous Music, the publishing division of Paramount Pictures. The new deal covers administration rights ...

  14. Shakira Now More Famous

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement with Famous Music, the publishing division of Paramount Pictures. Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement ...

  15. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Returns to top spot in its fifth week on chart. Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." The popular compilation ...

  16. Latin Music Sales Soar

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although overall music shipments declined for the first six months of the year, Latin music shipments and value continued to soar, according to mid-year Latin numbers released by the RIAA. Although overall music shipments declined for the first si ...

  17. Latin Music Sales Soar

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although overall music shipments declined for the first six months of the year, Latin music shipments and value continued to soar, according to mid-year Latin numbers released by the RIAA. Although overall music shipments declined for the first si ...

  18. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  19. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) is No. 1 for a seventh straight week. Shakira's "Fijacion Oral Vol.1" (Epic) stands at No. 2 again, after seven In an unchang ...

  20. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite the close pursuit of releases by Shakira and James Blunt, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins its fifth week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It retains top place in Germany, Holla Despite the close pursuit o ...

  21. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite the close pursuit of releases by Shakira and James Blunt, Coldplay's "X&Y" (Parlophone) begins its fifth week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums. It retains top place in Germany, Holla Despite the close pursuit o ...

  22. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' on top for 4th week. Coldplay leads the European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth week with "X&Y" (Parlophone). In the United Kingdom, its sales during four weeks at the chart peak total 907,000 units. The s ...

  23. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay leads the European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth week with "X&Y" (Parlophone). In the United Kingdom, its sales during four weeks at the chart peak total 907,000 units. The set goes Coldplay leads the European Top 1 ...

  24. Coldplay Lead Euro Charts For Second Week

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys and Foo Fighters make top 5 debuts. Coldplay’s "X&Y" (Parlophone) withstands strong challenges from new releases by the Backstreet Boys and Foo Fighters to start a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. The Coldpla ...

  25. Shakira Album Back On Ritmo Shelves

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A dispute that has kept Shakira's top-selling new album, "Fijación Oral, Vol. 1" (Epic), out of most Ritmo Latino stores has been resolved with a handshake and a smile -- and the recording back o A dispute that has kept Sha ...

  26. Coldplay Debuts On Top

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third studio album becomes the band's first career chart-topper and leads a pack of highly anticipated summer sets arriving on this week's Billboard 200. With U.S. sales of 737,000 copies, Coldplay's third studio alb ...

  27. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. The nation's largest Latin retail chain is not selling the album in Shakira's new albu ...

  28. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it ...