Latin pop

  1. Ross On Radio: First Listen - LA's new Exitos 93.9

    December 05, 2012 7:00 AM EST Here's how you know KXOS (Exitos 93.9) Los Angeles is different-the core acts shown on its website are Maroon 5, Ke$ha, fun., David Guetta, Lady Gaga . . . and Robbie Williams. Williams' single "Candy" hasn't been released ...

  2. Shakira Lines Up $30 Million Deal With Live Nation (Report)

    May 07, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Shakira is taking cues from Madonna and Jay-Z: she'll forgo standard music-industry convention and issue her records through Live Nation and her former label, Sony, the New York Post reports . According to the Post, the mega-concert promoter ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. Billboard's Latin Music Conference & Awards Central

    April 20, 2011 5:41 PM EDT April 29, 2011 |Photos Photos: 2011 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, Behind the Scenes The Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards is the longest running and most prestigious event in the Latin music industry. For three days and ...

  6. Enrique Iglesias Scores Top 40 Radio No. 1, After 11 Years, 7 months, 3 weeks

    March 01, 2011 1:09 PM EST Patience pays off for Enrique Iglesias , who completes the longest climb to the top of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart from an artist's first entry on the survey, as "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris ...

  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. Shakira Announces First Three "She Wolf" Tour Dates

    May 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Shakira has announced the first three dates of her North America tour, which will hit New York's Madison Square Garden Sept. 21, Houston's Toyota Center Oct. 8 and L.A.'s Staples Center Oct. 23. Tickets go on sale to the public May ...

  9. Aventura Reveals Latin American Leg Of Tour

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Urban bachata act Aventura, which had the top-selling Latin album in 2009 with "The Last" and sold out four nights at New York's Madison Square Garden during its recently completed 21-date U.S. tour, announced the Latin American leg ...

  10. Shakira's "She Wolf" Gets Nov. 23 U.S. Release Date

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's "She Wolf" album will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 23, more than a month after its release in Europe and Latin America. The U.S. date for the Epic release had been Oct. 13, but a new Timbaland-produced single with Shaki ...

  11. Latin Stars Sign On For Free Concerts

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Juanes, Maná and Juan Luis Guerra are part of an all-star lineup of Latin acts set to perform free concerts May 17 on behalf of impoverished children in Latin America. The ALAS (América Latina en Acción Solidaria) organization is putting ...

  12. Opinion: Getting The Reggaeton Business—And Music—In Order

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite what critics said when reggaetón first came on the scene, it proved to be a force to be reckoned with as a genre of Latin music. In 2004 and 2005, reggaetón artists and producers established that the genre had the ability to appeal to a di ...

  13. Iglesias, Latin Stars Embrace Changing Media Climate

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When the first single of Enrique Iglesias' new album, "95/08," was ready to be sent to radio, Iglesias had one request: The track, "Dónde Están Corazón," could not be made available for digital download prior to the album& ...

  14. Review: Jennifer Lopez's 'Como Ama Una Mujer'

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez: "Como Ama Una Mujer" Producers: Marc Anthony, Julio Reyes, Estéfano Epic Release Date: March 27 J. Lo fans will hear a softer side of their diva on her first, all-Spanish language album. "Como Ama Una Mujer" is ...

  15. Exclusive: J. Lo's First Spanish Album Due In April

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena," a biopic on the Latin Tejano star who sang in Spanish and was on the verge of an English-language crossover prior to her death. Ten years after "Selena, ...

  16. Latin Academy To Fete Ricky Martin

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tribute concert on Nov. 1. Superstar Ricky Martin will be honored as the 2006 Latin Recording Academy person of the year. Martin will be feted at a tribute and dinner concert on Nov. 1 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York, prior to the L ...

  17. Latin Shipments Stumble

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Q1 2006 net shipments dipped by 18%. Latin music, the most robust segment of the music market for two years running, has stumbled in the first quarter, according to RIAA numbers obtained by Billboard. Perhaps the most surprising trend the numbers ...

  18. RIAA: Latin Shipments Up 14% In 2005

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT According to Latin year-end numbers released by the RIAA, Latin music shipments to retail in the U.S. and Puerto Rico totaled 55.6 million units for 2005, a 14% jump over the 48.6 million units record According to Latin year-end numbers released b ...

  19. Luis Miguel To Release Greatest Hits

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will be the first in his long career. Pop crooner Luís Miguel will, for the first time, release a greatest hits collection that encompasses his more than two-decades long career. "Grandes Extios," due out Nov. 22 on Warner Music Latina, ...

  20. Latin Notas

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As reggaetón gains mainstream popularity, Latin rock continues to wait for its own mass appeal. Read Leila Cobo's column. As reggaetón gains mainstream popularity, Latin rock continues to wait for its own mass appeal. Read Leila Cobo ...