Latin pop albums

  1. Jencarlos Canela Signs to SESAC Latina

    July 07, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Jencarlos Canela, the singing soap opera heartthrob whose sophomore album, "Un Nuevo Día," debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart last week, has signed as a new affiliate with SESAC Latina. SESAC will now represent C ...

  2. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Big Winner: Enrique Iglesias at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards accepting one of nine awards he won. (Photo: Getty Images) MIAMI -- After a year that saw pop going bigger than ever, it's perhaps not surprising that two crossover superst ...

  3. Universal, Sony Sweep Billboard Latin Industry Awards

    April 27, 2011 10:50 PM EDT Marquee Event: Billboard Latin Music Bash and label awards. (Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) MIAMI -- Universal Music Latin Entertainment and Sony Music Latin, today's two dominant Latin music labels, swept the label awards at the an ...

  4. Labels, Publishers Vie For Honors at 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 26, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Companies Recognized For Consistent Hits Brimming with projects throughout the eligibility year that put them on top of their game, the four major labels have a substantial presence among the finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. But the ...

  5. Alejandro Fernández Makes Chart History

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández made history by having three albums debut simultaneously on the Top Ten of Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, a first in the chart's 16-year history. Fernández's pop set, "Dos Mundos: Evoluci ...

  6. Update: Andrea Bocelli Tops Latin Albums Chart With 'Mi Navidad'

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Following a reprocessing of Nielsen SoundScan sales data for the week ending Dec. 9, Andrea Bocelli is now at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with "Mi Navidad" (Sugar/Siente/Universal Music Latino) selling just under 7,0 ...

  7. Coors Light To Promote Daddy Yankee Single Release

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coors Light will sponsor a series of intimate appearances by reggaetón star Daddy Yankee promoting his new single “Grito Mundial” as a prelude to the release of his new album in 2010. Coors Light will present Yankee in six single release events th ...

  8. Diego Torres Signs To Universal Music Group

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Argentine singer/songwriter Diego Torres has signed a long-term recording deal with Universal Music Group. Torres, who had long been signed to BMG, and later Sony BMG, recorded his last album for that company in 2006. Now, he is working on a new s ...

  9. Marco Antonio Solís Tops Latin Albums Chart Again

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a week with a soft Latin release slate, Mexican superstar Marco Antonio Solís comfortably maintained his No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart for the third consecutive week with "Una Noche En Madrid" (Fonovisa). The live ...

  10. iTunes Offers First Ever Promo For Diego

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the first time ever, iTunes will feature English and Spanish versions of the same song as its free single of the week in its main store and iTunes Latino store. Beginning tomorrow, Diego's "Losing Me" and "Perdido en Ti&quo ...

  11. Sony BMG Norte Takes Five Awards At Billboard Bash

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Norte picked up five awards during the Billboard Bash, the annual pre- awards celebration held as a preamble to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. During the April 9 event, which features performances by finalists and honors labels, publis ...

  12. Experts Consider Alternative Ways To Move Product

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Latin album sales were down 17% in the first quarter, though Latin digital albums were up 29% for the period, according to Nielse n SoundScan. Geoff Mayfield, director of charts/senior analyst for Billboard, presented those figures today (April 8) ...

  13. Belinda's 'Utopia 2' Due Sept. 25

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican pop star Belinda is set to re-release her latest album on EMI Televisa, "Utopia," with four extra English tracks Sept. 25. The "Utopia 2" CD/DVD contains English versions of songs on the 2006 album. "Bella Traicion ...

  14. Daddy Yankee Ups The Game On ‘El Cartel: The Big Boss’

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daddy Yankee: “El Cartel: The Big Boss” Producers: various El Cartel/Interscope Release Date: June 5 There's a lot riding on Daddy Yankee's first full studio set under his new deal with Interscope. Perhaps that explains why this disc is ...

  15. RBD's 'Celestial' shifts 117K In First Week

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST RBD's "Celestial" (EMI Televisa) scanned nearly 117,000 copies on its first week in stores, notching the highest first-week sales for a Spanish language album so far this year. Historically, "Celestial's" first-week s ...

  16. Daddy Yankee, RBD Lead Billboard Finalists

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and Mexican pop phenomenon RBD—both part of the youth movement that dominated Billboard’s Latin charts last year—are the leading finalists for the 2006 Billboard Lat Reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and Mexican pop phenomeno ...

  17. Sony BMG Sur Names President

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Argentine producer Afo Verde to take reins. Argentine producer Afo Verde has been appointed president of Sony BMG Sur, which comprises Argentina and Chile. The announcement was made by Frank J. Welzer, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG's Latin region, ...

  18. Solís Leads Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show set for April 28 in Miami. The diversity of Latin music is evident in the list of finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live April 28 on Telemundo. The awards will bring to a close the 16th annual Billboard Latin ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...