Latin Music Marketing Awards

  1. Ariana Grande's Drummer 'Still in Disbelief' After Manchester Arena Attack

    May 23, 2017 5:35 PM EDT The drummer for Ariana Grande 's Dangerous Woman Tour wrote about his experience during the fatal attacks after the singer's concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday night. Aaron Spears told Washington, D.C.'s Fox 5 via text messag ...

  2. Jenny Hval, Xiu Xiu, Devendra Banhart Announced For Summer Happenings at L.A.'s Broad Museum

    May 23, 2017 5:00 PM EDT The Broad Museum, downtown Los Angeles' contemporary art museum, today announced the line-up for its second annual Summer Happenings performance series which this year will include performances by Jenny Hval, Vaginal Davis, Kembra Pfahler, Xi ...

  3. Amsterdam Dance Event Announces Venue Change for 2017 Event

    May 23, 2017 4:07 PM EDT Amsterdam Dance Event has a new home.  It was announced last week that the ADE, dubbed "the world’s biggest club festival for electronic music," is moving to the Nieuwe DeLaMar Theater as major renovations are set to take place at Felix ...

  4. FCC Budget Showcases Rapidly Shrinking Media Regulatory Agency

    May 23, 2017 2:55 PM EDT Much ado was recently made about FCC Chairman Ajit Pai 's rather ho-hum comments concerning crude jokes from  The Late Show 's Stephen Colbert aimed at President Donald Trump. During a radio interview, Pai said , "We have received a ...

  5. Chris Cornell Songs Storm LyricFind Charts After His Death

    May 23, 2017 2:38 PM EDT Less than a week after Chris Cornell died in his hotel room in Detroit after a performance with Soundgarden , the legendary grunge singer sweeps the top five spots of both the LyricFind U.S. and LyricFind Global charts (either solo or as a member ...

  6. Take That Concerts at Manchester Arena Postponed Following Attack

    May 23, 2017 2:09 PM EDT Take That 's upcoming three-night stand at the scene of Monday's deadly attack in Manchester has been postponed until further notice. The legendary boy band had been scheduled to play the Manchester Arena on May 25-27. In a statement, ar ...

  7. From Beverly Hills to Malibu: Hot 100 Top 10s About California

    May 23, 2017 1:32 PM EDT As  Miley Cyrus  lands her ninth top 10 on the  Billboard Hot 100  with "Malibu,"  Billboard  shines a light on other top 10 hits that have featured California locations in their titles. At least one top 10 name-checking California in a ...

  8. Eight Straight: Drake Has Charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for a Record Eight Years Non-Stop

    May 23, 2017 1:26 PM EDT Two days after his record-setting night at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards (May 21), in which he won 13 trophies, the most for any artist in a single year , Drake takes ownership of another Billboard milestone, becoming the first artist to remain ...

  9. Manchester Police Name Ariana Grande Concert Attacker

    May 23, 2017 1:03 PM EDT Manchester police have identified the bomber responsible for the attack on an Ariana  Grande  concert on Monday night (May 22) as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, according to  CNN . The suicide bomber attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in En ...

  10. Zac Brown Band Arrives 'Home' to Another No. 1; Sam Hunt, Luke Combs Still Reign

    May 23, 2017 12:11 PM EDT Welcome Home , the fifth full-length album from Zac Brown Band , bows at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart (dated June 3), marking the group's fourth leader on the list. It starts with 146,000 equivalent album units, with 13 ...

  11. Hinds Talks Collab With Steve Madden and Feminism in the Music Industry

    May 23, 2017 12:06 PM EDT Madrid-based indie rock band Hinds is all over the map -- literally. Between constantly touring, playing giant festivals like Coachella, launching an exclusive clothing line with Urban Outfitters and recording a new album, they have little time to ...

  12. UK Music Biz Reacts to Manchester Ariana Grande Terror Attack: 'A Senseless Tragedy'

    May 23, 2017 11:32 AM EDT Reactions to the deadly terror attack outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England have started flowing in from key players of the U.K. music business, including BPI, AEG Live and UK Music chief Michael Dugher. We'll update this co ...

  13. Ariana Grande's Opening Acts Victoria Monét & Bia Issue Statements After Manchester Arena Attack

    May 23, 2017 11:05 AM EDT Victoria Monét  and Bia , the opening acts for the European leg of  Ariana Grande 's Dangerous Woman Tour, have issued statements following multiple explosions at the Manchester Arena where Grande had a concert Monday night (May 22).  Monét t ...

  14. 'Cash Me Outside' Girl Playing Texas, Florida on Test Tour: 'She's True to Her Brand'

    May 23, 2017 10:45 AM EDT The Florida teen famous for her catchphrase "Cash me outside, how bow dah?" is going on tour, testing the boundaries of her viral fame with two shows that could net the 14-year-old a cool $100,000. Danielle Bregoli is the misbehaving tee ...

  15. Jencarlos Canela to Perform at 2017 SESAC Latina Music Awards: Exclusive

    May 23, 2017 10:08 AM EDT Singer and actor  Jencarlos Canela  is set to perform at the 2017 SESAC Latina Music Awards, Billboard  can announce exclusively. The awards ceremony, which celebrates songwriters and publishers' successes throughout 2016, is taking place Jun ...

  16. Manchester's Parklife Festival to Go On as Planned, With Locals The 1975 Headlining

    May 23, 2017 9:52 AM EDT Parklife, a music festival due to take place in Manchester's Heaton Park on June 10-11, has announced it will carry on as planned despite the deadly explosion Monday night at nearby Manchester Arena. The festival released a statement, saying ...

  17. Ariana Grande Concert Attack Eyewitnesses Describe the Chaos: 'We Just Saw People Dropping'

    May 23, 2017 9:47 AM EDT As police in Manchester, England, continue their search for suspects in Monday night's (May 22) suicide bomber attack at an  Ariana Grande  concert that left at least 22 dead and 59 people injured, witnesses to the chaos described the terrify ...

  18. Fyre Music Fest Was More 'Hunger Games' Than Coachella, Says Mark Geragos Lawsuit

    May 23, 2017 8:58 AM EDT Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco. Angry participants had lashed out on social media with the hashtag #fyrefraud as the music festival fell apart on an island in the B ...

  19. Producer Oak Felder Talks Kelly Clarkson, Khalid and More: 'I Love That I Can Fly Under the Radar'

    May 23, 2017 8:56 AM EDT Perhaps the one thing that Warren “Oak” Felder is proudest of is the fact that people can’t pinpoint who he is. “No one can say, ‘This is an Oak track,’” explains the 6'5" songwriter/producer. “One year I went from collaborating on Kelly ...

  20. Judge: Sound Engineer Can't Publish Unreleased Prince Tracks

    May 23, 2017 8:20 AM EDT A sound engineer who worked with Prince is barred from publishing or disseminating any unreleased recordings that compromise the late superstar's work. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006 and made at least one recordin ...

  21. Ariana Grande Concert Attack: Islamic State Group Claims Responsibility

    May 23, 2017 8:16 AM EDT The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England, where 22 people died in an explosion. Police, however, have spoken only of “an improvised device” used in the attack. IS says “a soldier ...

  22. Ariana Grande Concert Explosion: First Victim Named, 23-Year-Old Man Arrested

    May 23, 2017 7:55 AM EDT Manchester remains a city in shock and mourning, following Monday (May 22) night's suicide bomber attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left at least 22 dead and 59 people injured. Police confirmed a 23-year-old man has been arrested in con ...

  23. How BTS' BBMA Win Proves K-Pop Can Compete & Thrive on a Global Scale

    May 23, 2017 4:22 AM EDT The names Justin Bieber , Selena Gomez , Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes are so engrained in the pop-culture conscious that they hardly even need their last names for the common person to identify. Yet, all four household names were beat out by BTS ...

  24. World Leaders Show Solidarity to U.K. After Attack on Ariana Grande Concert

    May 23, 2017 3:56 AM EDT European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and leaders from across the Continent say Europe is mourning with Britain after a bomb killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande  concert in Manchester. Juncker said in a statement Tuesday that "to ...

  25. Ariana Grande Concert Blast: U.K. Police Say Suicide Bomber Responsible as Death Toll Rises

    May 23, 2017 3:35 AM EDT An apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device that killed 22 people at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, Manchester police said Tuesday. Police said dozens more were injured in the Monday night blast carried out by a male, w ...

  26. Australia's Prime Minister Condemns Deadly Blast at Ariana Grande Concert

    May 23, 2017 12:53 AM EDT Australia's prime minister has told the Australian Parliament that the deadly explosion during Ariana's Grande's concert at Manchester Arena appeared to be a "brutal attack on young people everywhere." Prime Minister Malco ...

  27. Campaigning Suspended in U.K. Election After Deadly Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert

    May 22, 2017 11:41 PM EDT Campaigning has been suspended in Britain's national election after a deadly explosion at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he and Prime Minister Theresa May had spoken after the explos ...

  28. Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Explosion: Shock, Chaos on the Ground During Aftermath

    May 22, 2017 11:25 PM EDT Immediately following Ariana Grande 's Monday (May 22) night concert in Manchester, England, an explosion in the foyer of the Manchester Arena killed at least 22 and injured 59 around 10:30pm local time. Shortly after that, armed police offic ...

  29. Ariana Grande's Management Team After Manchester Concert: 'Our Hearts Are Broken'

    May 22, 2017 11:24 PM EDT Ariana Grande just broke her silence about the post-concert explosion that left 22 dead and at least 50 injured outside the U.K.'s Manchester Arena, and now her management team has issued a statement to Billboard about the "senseless att ...

  30. Ariana Grande Says She's 'Broken' After Manchester Concert Explosion

    May 22, 2017 11:01 PM EDT Hours after an explosion left at least  22 dead and more than 50 injured outside her Manchester Arena concert, Ariana Grande took to Twitter to write that she was "broken" by the incident.  "From the bottom of my heart, i am so so s ...

  31. Scooter Braun, Michael Rapino, Republic Records React to Ariana Grande Concert Bombing

    May 22, 2017 10:59 PM EDT In the wake of this evening's senseless bombing following Ariana Grande's concert at the U.K.'s Manchester Arena, the music business has been sending out its condolences, thoughts and prayers in a show of unity and support for the v ...

  32. Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Explosion Being Treated as Likely 'Terrorist Incident,' Police Chief Says

    May 22, 2017 10:40 PM EDT Update: The official death toll has risen to 22 since this article was first published. At around 3 a.m. local time Tuesday in Manchester, England, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of Greater Manchester Police held a press conference to address the bom ...

  33. Manchester Arena, Site of Deadly Ariana Grande Concert, Is One of the Busiest Venues in the World

    May 22, 2017 10:30 PM EDT The venue at the heart of an explosion outside an Ariana Grande concert that left at least 22 dead and more than 50 injured is one of the top-grossing venues in Europe and host to dozens of major pop concerts annually. Manchester Arena is managed ...

  34. Prime Minister Theresa May & Manchester Mayor Respond to 'Appalling Terrorist Attack' at Ariana Grande U.K. Concert

    May 22, 2017 9:45 PM EDT British prime minister Theresa May has issued a statement after an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday (May 22) night killed at least 22 and injured 59 .  "We are working to establish the full details of what is bein ...

  35. Manchester Arena & Live Nation Respond to 'Senseless Tragedy' at Ariana Grande Concert

    May 22, 2017 8:57 PM EDT Update: The official death toll has risen since this article was first published. Live Nation, Manchester Arena and the British Transport Police have all issued statements after explosions killed at least 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Are ...

  36. Michael Jackson Estate Issues Statement Not Sanctioning Lifetime and Netflix Projects

    May 22, 2017 8:47 PM EDT Michael Jackson's estate today released a statement saying it did not sanction two upcoming Michael Jackson projects, one by Lifetime TV and another for which a script was recently purchased by Netflix . At the same time the estate indicated ...

  37. 22 Dead, 59 Injured After Ariana Grande Concert at Manchester Arena

    May 22, 2017 8:14 PM EDT Officials report 22 are dead and 59 injured following explosions at Manchester Arena where an Ariana Grande concert was held on Monday night (May 22).  Greater Manchester Police initially reported 19 deaths less than three hours after explosions w ...

  38. Ariana Grande Manchester Concert: 19 Fatalities Confirmed After Explosion

    May 22, 2017 6:55 PM EDT UPDATE 3: Manchester police confirmed 19 are dead and around 50 injured. They received "reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena" just before 10:35pm local time. British Transportation Police report, "Officers are at Manchester A ...

  39. Texas Singer-Songwriter Jimmy LaFave Dies at 61

    May 22, 2017 5:59 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, whose 2007 album Cimarron Manifesto drew critical raves, has died just days after he appeared at a concert held in his honor. A statement Monday (May 22) from Music Road Records says LaFave died Sunday at his Austin ...

  40. Global Music Merch Biz Grew to $3.1 Billion in 2016: Study

    May 22, 2017 5:08 PM EDT Music merchandising retail sales was one of the fastest growing property type percentage-wise for 2016, according to the international Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association's annual survey. While all categories of licensed goods and se ...

  41. CBS Extends Leslie Moonves Contract to June 2021

    May 22, 2017 3:23 PM EDT CBS will keep Leslie Moonves as its CEO through June 30, 2021, the company said Monday. The CEO's previous contract had him relinquishing his title in mid-2019. His new contract stipulates that his salary will remain at its current level, and ...

  42. PayPal Sues Pandora Over 'Patently Unlawful' Logo

    May 22, 2017 2:40 PM EDT Arguing that Pandora's minimalist logo "dilutes the distinctiveness" of its own branding, PayPal has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the music streaming service in Manhattan federal court. "Element by element and ...

  43. Details Emerge About Final Moments of Chris Cornell's Life: Report

    May 22, 2017 2:37 PM EDT While we may never know what was going through the mind of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell  before he took his life  in a Detroit hotel room last week, Detroit Police have revealed some of the details of the rock icon's final moments. A ...

  44. Sacred Bones Turns 10: Indie Label Breaks Down 5 Key Releases From Zola Jesus, John Carpenter & More

    May 22, 2017 2:18 PM EDT Over the last decade, few segments of the music industry have weathered more uncertainty than record labels. But while CDs struggle against the streaming tide, vinyl sales have increased year over year, proving there's a market for carefully ...

  45. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Hold Atop Hot 100, Miley Cyrus Soars to Top 10

    May 22, 2017 1:56 PM EDT Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber , tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 3) for a second week. Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus ' "Malibu" cruises from No. 64 to No. 10 following its fi ...

  46. The Guy Who Made Concert Tees Cool Looks Back on 40 Years of Retail Hits

    May 22, 2017 1:00 PM EDT "Go talk to Dell.” Those four words, uttered by legendary promoter Bill Graham, changed the course of Epic Rights founder and ­merchandising pioneer Dell Furano’s career. It was the early 1970s, and Furano was taking a year off to learn the c ...

  47. Curtain Falls on Ringling Bros.' 'Greatest Show on Earth' After 146 Years

    May 22, 2017 12:39 PM EDT With laughter, hugs and tears - and the requisite death-defying stunts - the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show. "We are, forevermore, the Greatest Show ...

  48. Mark Zuckerberg Insists He Isn't Running for Office

    May 22, 2017 10:58 AM EDT Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users have asked if the trip means he� ...

  49. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Says MTV Set to Be More 'Upbeat'

    May 22, 2017 10:29 AM EDT Viacom CEO Bob Bakish on Thursday outlined radical changes at the media giant's core flagship brands, including making MTV more cheerful and positive under new head Chris McCarthy . "It's not going to be dark. It's going to be ...

  50. James Arthur's 'Say You Won't Let Go' Tops Adult Pop Songs Airplay Chart

    May 22, 2017 10:17 AM EDT James Arthur crowns Billboard 's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Say You Won't Let Go" climbs 2-1 in its 28th week on the list (dated June 3). His breakthrough hit (released on Columbia Records) crowns the ranking with ...

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