Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Music Album

  1. Ten Things You Didn't See On the Latin Grammys

    November 11, 2011 8:15 AM EST The Latin Grammys aired Nov. 10 on the Univision network form the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Here's what you didn't see on screen. CORRECTION : While a Disney spokesperson confirmed that Demi Lovato has recorded a Spanish-l ...

  2. Calle 13 Sweeps Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 14, 2011 1:02 PM EDT Calle 13, the Puerto Rican urban duo and Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez-which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards ...

  3. Daddy Yankee Sues Universal Music For Copyright Infringement

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Daddy Yankee has sued Universal Music for $10 million over alleged copyright infringement and unjust enrichment, stemming from what the reggaeton star says is the company's unauthorized exploitation of his albums. The lawsuit, filed last week ...

  4. Billboard Latin Music Awards' 'Finalists' CD Released

    April 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Awards’ “Finalists 2010” compilation is out today. The Universal-distributed collection, available only at Target, target.com and on itunes.com/target, reflects songs and artists that are finalists for this year’s awards. ...

  5. Metallica To Headline Rock In Rio Madrid

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.S. heavy metal stalwarts Metallica will headline the last day of the five-day Rock in Rio Madrid 2010 festival in Spain, organizers announced today (Feb. 17), just 24 hours after revealing that John Mayer and Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 ...

  6. Calle 13 Leads Nominations For Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST With nominations in five categories including album of the year, the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is a favorite to win a Latin Grammy in Las Vegas - which might have producers of the international awards ceremony on edge. Residente, whose r ...

  7. Colombian Mayor Cancels Calle 13 Show Over T-shirt

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The mayor of a Colombian provincial capital says he's canceling a January concert by the Puerto Rican band Calle 13 over a T-shirt worn by its lead singer. Mayor Juan Manuel Llano of Manizales said Monday that Rene Perez, or "Residente,& ...

  8. Puerto Rico Cancels Calle 13 Concert After Insult

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rican officials said they have canceled a concert featuring Grammy-winning band Calle 13 after the group's lead singer insulted the governor and other Latin American politicians during an MTV awards show. San Juan Mayor Jorge Santini s ...

  9. Calle 13, Don Cheto Team For Banda Remix

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Calle 13 and Los Angeles regional Mexican radio host Don Cheto have teamed for a banda remix of "Pa'l Norte," winner of best urban song at last month’s Latin Grammys. The original Calle 13 pro-immigrant anthem featuring Orishas, pea ...

  10. Juan Luis Guerra Dominates Latin Grammy Awards

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Juan Luis Guerra was the big winner at the Latin Grammy Awards tonight (Nov. 8) at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay, taking home honors for album of the year, song of the year, record of the year, tropical song and best merengue album, for his single ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Calle 13 Inks With Warner/Chappell

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Irreverent rap/reggaeton duo Calle 13 has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, Billboard.biz has learned. The deal covers Calle 13's catalog of work, including their 2005 debut album "Calle 13" and the ...

  13. Calle 13 Line Up Stateside Summer Trek

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rico's Calle 13 will hit both U.S. coasts this summer in a series of concerts in support of its latest album for Sony BMG, "Residente O Visitante." The hip-hop/reggaeton/alternative duo will hit Irvine, Calif.'s Reventon ...

  14. Lavigne Remains No. 1 As Joe Debuts High

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's "The Best Damn Thing" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second week straight, despite a 58% drop in sales. The RCA effort sold 122,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. R&B singer Jo ...

  15. DRA Gets Daddy Yankee Exclusive

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will distribute 'Barrio Fino.' Independent digital music aggregator and distributor Digital Rights Agency won the exclusive rights to distribute Daddy Yankee’s “Barrio Fino” album via digital and mobile channels. Daddy Yankee is signed t ...

  16. DADDY YANKEE

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Barrio Fino En Directo" is a live collection, culled from Daddy Yankee's recent U.S. and Latin American tour. It is also a bridge to his upcoming studio album, "El Cartel," due out in 2006. Five new "Barrio Fino En D ...

  17. Daddy Yankee Strikes EMI Pub Deal

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ex-U.S. pact covers 'Barrio Fino,' catalog. Ex-U.S. pact covers 'Barrio Fino,' catalog. News ...