Los Tigres del Norte

  1. Mexican Music Legends and Emerging Stars to Perform at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards 2013

    October 02, 2013 3:03 PM EDT Los Tigres del Norte, Diana Reyes, Kevin Ortiz, Los Primos MX, and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez are scheduled to perform at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards show, to be held Oct. 9 in Los Angeles and broadcast live on Telemund ...

  2. Businessman Connected to Plane Carrying Jenni Rivera Falsified Flight Logs

    December 12, 2012 7:40 AM EST A Mexican businessman with connections to the plane that crashed with Jenni Rivera and six others onboard Sunday has been convicted of falsifying aircraft records, counterfeiting government inspection stamps, and drug-trafficking charges, accordin ...

  3. Tr3s Launches New Music Series Aimed At Regional Mexican Demo

    November 06, 2012 7:03 PM EST Cable network Tr3s executives have launched the new series "Remexa" featuring some of the most popular regional Mexican acts, a network official has announced. The ongoing Monday-Friday, 30-minute series will include music videos from ar ...

  4. With a Decline in Regional Mexican Music, Concert Promoters Form Alliance to Push New Acts

    August 08, 2012 5:30 PM EDT As overall sales of Latin music have declined, the top-selling subgenre of regional Mexican has remained less vulnerable, thanks in part to a vital touring circuit and a plethora of genre-related radio stations. These days, though, that vulnerabil ...

  5. Los Alegres del Barranco Get Ready For Stateside Success

    August 02, 2012 3:50 PM EDT During a recent trip to Los Angeles, the four members of Los Alegres del Barranco said the regional Mexican band is ready to expand after seven years in the music business, hoping to reach a larger audience. Despite a challenging economy and a new ...

  6. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Meet The Contenders

    April 24, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Finalists for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, have all had a major impact throughout the Latin music industry, displaying unique qualities and strengths in a variety of Latin genres. While these artists have ...

  7. Voto Latino, iTunes Offer Music in Exchange For Election Participation

    March 22, 2012 3:50 PM EDT In an effort to lure young Latinos to vote in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, Voto Latino is offering 35 free songs via iTunes by a diverse selection of leading Latin artists including Pitbull, Los Tigres del Norte and Rodrigo y Gabriela. The ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Latin Power Players: Jesus Lopez

    August 01, 2011 3:55 PM EDT Jesus Lopez Chairman, Universal Music Latin America/Iberian Peninsula Jesus Lopez oversees Universal Music Latin's label operations in Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the United States. In the States, Universal Music Latin Entertainment is ...

  10. Jesus Lara Leaves MTV Tr3s, Marc Zimet Steps Up

    July 29, 2011 3:55 PM EDT Jesus Lara has left his post as Senior Vice President of Music and Talent/Artists Relations for MTV Networks/Latin America and U.S. Based MTV Tr3s. Lara's last day was today (July 29). He leaves the company after seven years to pursue "e ...

  11. Victor Gonzalez, Gustavo Lopez Named To Executive Posts at Universal Music Latin Ent.

    June 29, 2011 9:22 AM EDT Universal Music's Latin operation will announce today (June 29) two major appointments in its executive leadership for North and Central America, Biz has learned. In what constitutes a major change in its organization, Universal Music Latin E ...

  12. Mexican 'Narcocorridos' (Drug Ballads) Ban No Match For YouTube

    June 28, 2011 7:56 AM EDT TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - The more Mexican authorities try to stamp out violent drug ballads celebrating the joys of narcotics trafficking, the more their fame spreads like wildfire, fanned by the Internet. The accordion and brass-driven "n ...

  13. Los Tigres Del Norte, Marc Anthony Debut on Latin Charts; Anthony "Romeo" Santos Has Top Single

    June 02, 2011 10:26 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "MTV Unplugged," a daring set that brings pop and rock voices into Los Tigres' traditional norteño music, debuts at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week. The set, which features pair ...

  14. Juanes Parts Ways With Manager, Taking 'Small' Hiatus

    May 24, 2011 5:59 PM EDT In a series of messages to his nearly 2.5 million Twitter followers, Colombian star Juanes confirmed that he has parted ways with longtime manager Fernán Martínez and will take a brief break. The singer/ songwriter posted messages in quick success ...

  15. Latin Grammys To Stay In Vegas

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas—at least for three years, if you’re the Latin Grammys. The awards show, which usually tapes in a different city every year, has made Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center its home for 2010, 2011 and 2012, ...

  16. Rage Against The Machine To Plug Arizona Boycott

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine will push for artists and musicians to boycott Arizona because of its new and restrictive immigration law. The politically outspoken rap-rock band's lead singer, Zach de la Rocha, plans to announce Wednesday (July 21) ...

  17. Zack de la Rocha Ups the Rage Against Arizona Immigration Law

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha is stepping up his campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. In addition to adding Ry Cooder, Nine Inch Nails, and comedian Chris Rock to the growing lis ...

  18. La Quinta Estación, Calle 13 Among Early Grammy Winners

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST Few surprises were in store Sunday in the Latin category at the 52nd Grammy Awards, with Spanish pop group La Quinta Estación winning a Grammy for Latin pop album and Calle 13 winning for Latin rock, alternative or urban album. Calle 13's &qu ...

  19. Year End: Aggressive Pricing Gives Fonovisa Reason To Celebrate

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fonovisa celebrated its 25th anniversary with an extensive retail, online and television cross-promotional campaign that sought to highlight multiple releases, both frontline and catalog. The end result is that Fonovisa was the Top Latin Albums Im ...

  20. Los Tigres del Norte Set Chart Record

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "La Granja" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Regional Mexican Albums chart, making that the 21st time the group reached the top of the chart, a record. Los Temerarios holds the second most with 14 chart ...

  21. Los Tigres del Norte Re-Up With Fonovisa

    July 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte have renewed their contract with Fonovisa Records in advance of the release of their next album, "La Granja," due Sept. 8. The title track, written by Teodoro Bello, just went to radio as the first single off the alb ...

  22. Los Tigres del Norte Onboard With Verizon

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Verizon announced its first national partnership with a regional Mexican band, Los Tigres del Norte, at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. Flanked by Jorge and Hernan Hernández, founding members of the iconic norteño group, Ed Ruth, director of ...

  23. MusicFirst Coalition Lobbies Congress On Performance Right

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST In a move to bolster its campaign to get Congress to pass the Performance Right Act, which calls for artists and master rights owners to be compensated when their songs are played on terrestrial radio, the musicFirst coalition visited the halls of ...

  24. Juanes, Jaguares, Jose Feliciano Take Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Best Latin Pop Album went to last year's Latin Grammy sweeper Juanes, for his "La Vida Es…Un Ratico." Producer Gustavo Santaolalla accepted the award on behalf of the Colombian pop star today (Feb. 8) during the Grammy pre-telecast ...

  25. Fonovisa Marketing Director Arciniega Dies

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Roberto Arciniega, the longtime marketing director for Fonovisa Records, passed away Aug. 1 in his California home. He was 58. The cause of death was unknown at press time, although sources say Arciniega had recently stayed home sick with the flu. ...

  26. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City on Saturday, raising awareness for the needs of ...

  27. 'Rodeo' Set For September Run

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte, Pepe Aguilar and El Chapo de Sinaloa will perform "The Rodeo of the Decade," a U.S. tour slated to begin in September. The three superstars of norteño, pop/ranchera and banda will be joined by horses in a "musi ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. UMGD, INgrooves In Deal

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD) has partnered and invested in indie digital distribution and marketing company INgrooves. The deal opens INgrooves’ menu of services -- which include digital retail sales/marketing, sales reporting, film a ...

  30. Univision: Music Business Sale Priced At $153 Million

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications on Monday disclosed that it received $153 million for the sale of its music recording and publishing business to Universal Music Group -- a deal announced last week at an undisclosed sum . Univision, in a regulatory filing ...

  31. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST News and notes from backstage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners, with five and four awards, respectively. —An ebullient Herbie Hancock was thrille ...

  32. Univision Music Group CEO Sues Parent Company

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST In the midst of the sale of Univision Music Group, the company's president and CEO, Jose Behar, has filed a lawsuit against parent company Univision Communications and against Univision Music, alleging unfair business practices, promissory fr ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. Latin Recording Academy To Salute Cortez, Gatica

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alberto Cortez, Lucho Gatica, Olga Guillot, Los Tigres del Norte, Os Paralamas do Sucesso and Chavela Vargas will receive the 2007 Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award. João Araújo, Leopoldo Federico and Fernando Hernandez wil ...

  35. INgrooves Inks Artist, Label Deals

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital "label" INgrooves unveiled several new partnerships with various artists and indie labels. They include Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto Records, artist Los Tigres Del Norte, bluhammock music, Coalition Media Group, cellist Zoe Kea ...

  36. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts On The Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, giving the country superst ...

  37. Entravision Launches Spanish Jack Format

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Five stations debuted Oct. 20. Jack attack has hit Spanish language radio. Entravision Communications has launched the first Spanish-language “play what we want” radio format on five of its radio stations. “Jose: Toca lo que Quiere” debuted Thursd ...

  38. 50 Cent Holds Off Beck On Billboard 200

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Larry the Cable Guy scores record comedy sales. The biggest sales week of Beck's career isn't enough to knock 50 Cent from the top rung of The Billboard 200. The rapper's "The Massacre" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) reigns ...

  39. 50 Cent Holds Off Beck On Billboard 200

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The biggest sales week of Beck's career isn't enough to knock 50 Cent from the top rung of The Billboard 200. The rapper's "The Massacre" reigns for a fifth consecutive week, with U.S. sales of 211,00 The biggest sales wee ...

  40. Univision Tops 2003 Latin Sales

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a first, an independent label has taken the lead in sales of Latin music in the U.S. California-based indie Univision Music Group, founded three years ago, was the top-selling label in the genre la In a first, an independent label has taken the ...