Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year

  1. Gustavo Santaolalla at BB/THR TV/Fim Music Conference: 'Amazing the Amount of People in Music Biz Who Don't Like Music'

    October 24, 2012 4:49 PM EDT Gustavo Santaolalla during his keynote Q&A with Billboard's Phil Gallo. Two-time Oscar winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla can't read or write music. Even more amazingly, he wrote the entire score for "Brokeback Mountain" ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Latin Grammys: Calle 13 Makes History in Star-Studded Night

    November 10, 2011 8:20 PM EST The 12th annual Latin Grammys, which were telecast live from the Mandalay Bay, made it a night the Puerto Rican rapping duo Calle 13 will not soon forget as they dominated the awards show with a staggering nine wins including record of the year, b ...

  4. Label Vet George Zamora Joins Latin Indie Top Stop Music

    March 23, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Veteran record label executive George Zamora has been named VP of label operations and A&R at indie Latin label Top Stop Music. Top Stop was launched by producer Sergio George and George Elias. Zamora, who in the past worked as president of Wa ...

  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. Emotions Run High At Lifetime Achievement, Trustees Awards

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST A cadre of veteran acts and ambassadors of Latin culture received Lifetime Achievement Awards and Trustees Awards from the Latin Recording Academy during a ceremony held Nov. 4. “It took me nine months to be born and it’s taken me 88 years to rece ...

  8. 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,& ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Panda, Wisin And Yandel Winners At Los Premios MTV

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock bands and reggaeton artists were big winners at Los Premios TV in Los Angeles, where the political leanings of the host, Calle 13's Residente, also had some time in the spotlight. Host Nelly Furtado opened the show Thursday with ...

  11. Industry Exec Zamora Launches Label

    July 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Latin industry executive George Zamora has launched a new label, Zamora Music Group (ZMG). ZMG will be distributed by Sony Music Latin, which has an equity interest in the upstart label and is backing it. Zamora describes ZMG as a "bo ...

  12. Paz Takes Home BMI Latin Songwriter Of The Year Honor

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Young singer/songwriter Espinoza Paz received his second consecutive Latin Songwriter of the Year award at the 16th annual BMI Latin Music Awards, celebrated March 12 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. Paz, who has also launched a successful solo ...

  13. Santaolalla Writing Score For New Inarritu Film

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Latin Grammy and Oscar winner Gustavo Santaolalla is writing the score for the upcoming film by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel," "21 Grams"). The Spanish language film features Oscar winner Javier Bardem i ...

  14. Calle 13 Ready For MTV Tr3s Run

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Tr3s is kicking off its "Tr3s Pass" tour franchise with a six-city run by groundbreaking urban duo Calle 13. The channel is also supporting the tour and the release of Calle 13's newest album with a special promo campaign and ad ...

  15. 'Cafe de los Maestros' Set For Summer Release

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Café de los Maestros," a documentary about the making of the 2005 Gustavo Santaolalla-produced tango albums of the same name, will be released in Argentina in June and in Europe in July or August, Santaolalla tells Billboard.biz. " ...

  16. Santaolalla To Be Honored As BMI Icon

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Argentine composer and producer Gustavo Santaolalla, whose scores for "Brokeback Mountain" and "Babel" won him Oscar Awards, will be honored as the BMI Icon during BMI's 15th annual Latin Awards Ceremony. Santaolalla will ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Santaolalla Grabs Oscar For 'Babel' Score

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Argentine producer, composer and songwriter Gustavo Santaolalla nabbed the Oscar for best original score for the film "Babel." This is Santaolalla's second consecutive Academy Award; last year he won for the score for "Brokebac ...

  21. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previously senior director of Latin Music. Now, with the departu ...

  22. BMI Promotes Orjuela

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST She becomes assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships. Delia Orjuela has been promoted to the position of assistant VP, writer/publisher relationships, Latin Music for BMI, Billboard.biz has learned. Based out of Los Angeles, Orjuela was previo ...

  23. Concord Names Exec Musical Director

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Calandrelli is a Grammy, Academy nominee. The Concord Music Group has appointed Jorge Calandrelli executive musical director. Calandrelli, a 23 time Grammy nominee and two-time Academy Award nominee, will report to executive VP of A&R, John Bu ...

  24. India Inks With SGZ

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label launched last year by former Warner Latina president George Zamora and Grammy-winning producer Sergio George. Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label l ...

  25. India Inks With SGZ

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label launched last year by former Warner Latina president George Zamora and Grammy-winning producer Sergio George. Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label l ...

  26. BMG Spain Pacts On 'Casa Limón' Label

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Ariola Spain and Javier Limón, the recent Latin Grammy winner for best Latin producer, have set up a new label "Casa Limón." BMG Ariola Spain and Javier Limón, the recent Latin Grammy winner for best Latin producer, ...

  27. Capone, Sanz, Rita Among Top Latin Grammy Noms

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian record producer Tom Capone dominated the list of nominees for the fifth annual Latin Grammy Awards, thanks to his work with Brazilian singer María Rita. Capone, who co-produced Rita's s Brazilian record producer Tom Capone ...

  28. Latin Notas

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kike Santander elected chairman of the Latin Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences. Read Leila Cobo's column. Kike Santander elected chairman of the Latin Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences. Read Leila Cobo's column. News Leil ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Ex-Warner Exec Zamora To Head New Latin Label

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Warner Music Latina president George Zamora has teamed with producer Sergio George on a new independent Latin label. SGZ Entertainment, which stands for Sergio George Zamora, is based in Miami. Former Warner Music Latina president George Za ...