Lima

  1. Veteran Promoter Jose Muniz Joins Evenpro Group, XYZ Live

    October 03, 2012 6:04 PM EDT Latin American concert promoter Jose Muniz has joined Evenpro Group and XYZ Live, according to the companies. The Evenpro Group, which has equity in the Brazil-based XYZ Live, has offices in Miami; Caracas, Venezuela; Bogota, Colombia; San Jose; C ...

  2. Brasil Summerfest Brings Brazilian Music to New York All Week, With Shows by Bebel Gilberto, Criolo, More

    July 24, 2012 1:49 PM EDT (L-R): BSF co-producer Béco Dranoff, Summer Stage artistic director Erika Elliott, and festival founder Petrit Pula pose at the Brasil Summer Fest on Saturday. (Photo: Emmanuelle Saliba) As a tropical breeze made its way through the city, thousand ...

  3. Brazilian Sertaneja Music is On The Rise, From Michel Telo to Gusttavo Lima

    June 27, 2012 4:00 PM EDT It seems like a statistical impossibility. But six months after Michel Teló's "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" topped European and South American airplay and digital charts, another Brazilian track -- in Portuguese -- is climbing those same chart ...

  4. Gusttavo Lima's 'Balada' Follows Michel Teló's Soccer-Spurred Chart Success

    June 21, 2012 6:50 PM EDT From the looks of it, lightning can strike twice. Earlier this year, Michel Telo's "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" (loosely translated to "Oh, If I Catch You") topped European and South American airplay and digital charts. It was prope ...

  5. How Michel Telo Went From Obscure Brazilian Country Singer To Global Superstar

    March 30, 2012 6:30 AM EDT The astronomical global success of Michel Teló, a Brazilian country singer, is an example of the diverse new talents emerging from Brazil's thriving pop scene and the multitude of ways even the most obscure artists can shine brightly on the w ...

  6. Justin Bieber's Christmas Album to Make Charity History

    October 18, 2011 8:11 PM EDT Justin Bieber is in the holiday spirit: The singer says he's the first artist on the Universal Music roster to have part of his album sales benefit charity. Partial sales from "Under the Mistletoe," his Christmas album that is out N ...

  7. Led Zeppelin, KISS, Paris Hilton: Licensing International Expo Preview

    June 02, 2011 6:05 AM EDT John Wayne has been dead since 1979 and Led Zeppelin disbanded in 1980, yet both hope to find new life in Las Vegas beginning June 14. That's when the actor and the legendary band will be packaged and promoted with new product offerings, fres ...

  8. Perry Farrell: Free Jane's Addiction Track Coming Wednesday, New Album Due Aug. 23

    April 05, 2011 7:26 PM EDT With the first ever Lollapalooza Chile in Santiago now in the books, Perry Farrell's focus turns to his band, Jane's Addiction, which will offer the first single off its upcoming album as a free download tomorrow on the band's websi ...

  9. Marc Anthony U.S. Tour Goes On Sale Friday

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tickets for Marc Anthony’s 2010 U.S. tour go on sale tomorrow as the pop star begins a string of dates in Latin America. Both legs are produced by Chicago-based Cardenas Marketing Network. Anthony, whose latest Spanish-language album “Iconos” is N ...

  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Tedder Guest On Oakenfold Album

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British dance star Paul Oakenfold has recruited a host of big name artists for his next solo album "Pop Killer," including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley vocalist Cee-Lo and One Republic's Ryan Tedder . "I've go ...

  11. Brazilian Singer Roberto Carlos Plots Second Tour Leg

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, a crooner whose renditions in Spanish made him a rare Brazilian superstar in the Latin realm, is celebrating his 50 years in the music industry with an extensive world tour. It began in Brazil and Latin America and ...

  12. Cherry Lane Exec Mike Connelly Dies

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mike Connelly, executive VP of business affairs at Cherry Lane Music Publishing, died on Dec. 7 in Beacon, N.Y., after a decade-long battle with cancer. He was 56. Connelly, who had been with Cherry Lane for 24 years, was "one of the key peop ...

  13. Cafe Tacvba Announce World Tour

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock legends Café Tacvba announced details of their 20th anniversary world tour today. The trek will take the Grammy and Latin Grammy winners to 20 cities in Central and South America, the U.S. and Europe. Also as part of the anniversary, ...

  14. Live Nation Moves Into Latin America

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has made a major foray into South America in cutting a five-year exclusive distribution deal with CIE and T4F (Time For Fun), giving LN a huge presence in Brazil and Mexico. CIE is the third largest concert promoter in the world, accor ...

  15. Peermusic Opens Peru Office

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Indie publisher peermusic has opened a new office in Lima, Peru, to oversee catalog in Peru and Ecuador. It is managed by Yovanna Martinez, who reports to New York-based Jorge Barriga, the publisher's director of Latin American operations. Pe ...

  16. Lineup Set For Peru Benefit Concert

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peruvian pop star Gian Marco will lead "Canto Por El Sur," a benefit concert for victims of the Aug. 16 earthquake in his home country, at Lima's Estadio Nacional Sept. 29. Alejandro Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Reyli, Fonseca, Chri ...

  17. Ozzy, Timbaland, Daddy Yankee Power Madden 2008

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The increasingly important role music plays in videogames was evident as at last night’s Los Angeles premiere of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 2008, one of this year’s most anticipated videogame releases. The Microsoft co-hosted event at L.A.’s ...

  18. MSG Names Van Raalte SVP

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden has appointed Peter Van Raalte to the newly created position of senior VP of merchandising and licensing. He will be based in New York and report to Steve Mills, president/COO of MSG Sports, and Jay Marciano, president of MSG ...

  19. Soda Stereo Announces Reunion Tour

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Celebrated Argentine rock trio Soda Stereo announced a reunion tour that will hit Latin America and the United States this fall. Rumors of a Soda Stereo reunion have been gaining momentum in the last few months, but the band, which split in 1997, ...