Merengue music

  1. Elvis Crespo's 'Monster' Comeback

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Crespo tops the charts again after 14 years with a new twist on his sound. In the late '90s, Elvis Crespo was the king of Latin music, with his infectious brand of ultra-fast, energetic merengue. Singles "Tu Sonrisa" and "Suave ...

  2. Porfirio Pina Launches Managment Company

    August 16, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Porfirio Piña, the longtime senior director of writer/publisher relations at BMI, has left the organization to launch his own management and consulting agency. Porfirio Piña Entertainment, which officially launched today (Aug. 16), will be based i ...

  3. Elvis Crespo Signs to Venemusic

    March 15, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Don't miss the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm taking place April 23-26, 2012 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Miami. This year's conference includes Q&As with Pitbull and Jenni Rivera, the 2nd annua ...

  4. @Billboard Latin Conf.: Elvis Crespo Takes The Stage

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Crespo brought laughs to the Billboard Latin Music Conference on Tuesday, as he held forth on tropical music and the state of the industry. In a one-on-one session with Billboard’s executive director of Latin content and programming Leila Co ...

  5. Crespo Onboard With Energizer Campaign

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Merengue act Elvis Crespo is one of the new faces of Energizer's Musica Que Sigue y Sigue (Music That Goes On and On) campaign. Inspired by the Energizer logo, Crespo wrote and recorded "Esto No Para" (This Doesn't Stop), set t ...

  6. Department Store Chain La Curacao To Launch Digital Store

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Department store chain La Curacao will launch a digital music store by the end of the year called Pasito Tunes. Powered by digital entertainment provider MusicNet, the bilingual service will offer Latin music downloads in genres such as salsa, cum ...

  7. Vene Music Nabs Chichi Peralta

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Merengue artist will release first set in Sept. Dominican star Chichi Peralta, a stand out in the world of merengue, has signed a recording deal with indie label Vene Music, Billboard has learned. Peralta is following in the footsteps of Juan Luis ...

  8. Sony BMG Signs Olga Tañón

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merengue star plans new album for April. Merengue star plans new album for April. News ...

  9. Sony BMG Signs Olga Tañón

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merengue star plans new album for April. Merengue star Olga Tañón has signed with Sony BMG after a long association with Warner. A new album is due April 5. The first single, “Bandolero,” which she co-wrote with José Luis Morín, will go to radio F ...

  10. Infinity Flips WHFS To Spanish

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a surprising move, Infinity Radio has converted 20-year modern rock bastion WHFS Washington, D.C., to Spanish, as "El Zol" 99.1. The station will play a mixture of salsa, merengue and bachata, targ In a surprising move, Infinity Radio ...

  11. Universal Latino Signs Toño Rosario

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dominican merengue singer Toño Rosario has signed a multi album deal with Universal Music Latino. Dominican merengue singer Toño Rosario has signed a multi album deal with Universal Music Latino. Rosario was previously signed to Warner Mu ...

  12. Elvis Crespo

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The merenguero gets back to basics on his debut for Ole Records, operating within the confines of merengue. The merenguero gets back to basics on his debut for Ole Records, operating within the confines of merengue. News ...

  13. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star to release new album in May. Merengue star to release new album in May. News ...

  14. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE Music. Crespo, who was formerly on Sony Discos, will announce his move in a press conference tomorrow (Feb. 18). He plans to release a new album in May. Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE ...