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  1. Latin 'American Idol' To Begin Auditions

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" is going Latin. Beginning at the end of next month, Sony Entertainment Televisión and Fremantlemedia will begin hosting auditions for "Latin American Idol." The Latin American version "American Idol" i ...

  2. EMI Music Mexico Names GM

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Camilo Lara was most recently A&R/Mktg VP at EMM. Camilo Lara has been promoted to GM for EMI Music Mexico. Lara was most recently VP of A&R and marketing for the label. He will report to Marco Bissi, CEO for EMI Music Latin America an ...

  3. Steckel Named CEO Of Azteca America TV

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca has named Adrian Steckel president/CEO of its U.S. Spanish-language broadcasting network Azteca America. MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca has named Adrian Steckel president/CEO of ...

  4. Malcolm Visits Piracy Centers In Mexico City

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Malcolm, the Motion Picture Assn.'s worldwide anti-piracy director, toured the Mexico City black market of Tepito on Oct. 3, where he bought a copy of recent Lions Gate release "Lord of War" for MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Repor ...

  5. Martin Plans Int'l Tours

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour to kick off in Mexico City Nov. 15. Ricky Martin will turn to Latin America to kick off his upcoming international tour. Martin's "Visa Presents a Night With Ricky Martin" tour will jump start in Mexico City's Auditorio Na ...

  6. TV Azteca Pursues Slander Case

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the latest chapter of a long-standing legal dispute between two Mexican broadcasters, TV Azteca has pressed criminal charges against Canal 40 legal counsel Javier Quijano for alleged slander. MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In the lates ...

  7. Televisa, Univision Legal Fight Heats Up

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The clash of Spanish-language media titans has intensified following an announcement from Mexican broadcaster Televisa that it has filed two more claims against its U.S. partner Univision over royalti MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The cl ...

  8. Luis Miquel Plans Extensive Tour

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miquel, one of Latin music's top-selling artists and top-grossing performers, is planning the most ambitious tour of his career, Billboard has learned. The Mexico En la Piel tour, Mexican crooner Luis Miquel, one of Latin ...

  9. Cafe Tacuba Make History In Mexico City

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shatter Chayanne's attendance record by 20,000. Mexican rockers Cafe Tacuba established an attendance record at Mexico City's Zocalo, with more than 170,000 people showing up for a free concert June 4. The previous record was held by Cha ...

  10. Cafe Tacuba Make History In Mexico City

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shatter Chayanne's attendance record by 20,000. Mexican rockers Cafe Tacuba established an attendance record at Mexico City's Zocalo, with more than 170,000 people showing up for a free concert June 4. The previous record was held by Cha ...

  11. Mexican Gov't Fines Azteca

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mexico's securities regulator has slapped broadcaster TV Azteca and two of its top executives with fines totaling $2.3 million for committing fraud in a complex debt-refinancing deal at its mobile tel MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- M ...

  12. Rigo Tovar Dead At 59

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mexican star had '70s hits. Mexican tropical icon Rigo Tovar died of a heart attack March 27 in Mexico City. He was 59. Tovar, who became wildly successful in the 1970s with his band Costa Azul, left behind a legacy of hit songs, including &q ...

  13. MPAA's Glickman In Mexico To Fight Piracy

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. motion picture industry and the Mexican government have embarked on a cross-border partnership in the battle against Mexican film pirates, who raked in $140 million last year, Motion Picture MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The U.S ...

  14. Kravitz Sets North American Theater Dates

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour to follow Latin American run. Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live theater in Dallas. The 27-date "Electric Church: One Night Only!" tour will go on sale Feb. 19 and will feature Kravitz p ...

  15. Mexican Authorities Seize 16m Blank CD-Rs

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have resulted in the seizure of 16 million blank CD-Rs, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry announced Dec. LONDON -- Several raids coordinated by Mexican ...

  16. Mexican Authorities Seize 16m Blank CD-Rs

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have resulted in the seizure of 16 million blank CD-Rs, the IFPI announced today (Dec. 21). Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have result ...

  17. Mexican Authorities Seize 16m Blank CD-Rs

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have resulted in the seizure of 16 million blank CD-Rs, the IFPI announced today (Dec. 21). Several raids coordinated by Mexican authorities at the end of November have result ...

  18. Sanz, Syntek Among Top Oye! Nominees

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Alejandro Sanz, Aleks Syntek, Julieta Venegas and Belinda are the top nominees for Mexico's annual Premios Oye! Awards. Set to take place Nov. 13 at Mexico City's Auditori With four nominations each, Alejandro ...

  19. Disney Channel Goes To Argentina

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Disney Channel this month will become part of the basic programming lineup for CableVision, Argentina's leading cable operator. MEXICO CITY (Hollywood Reporter)--The Disney Channel this month will become part of the basic programming line ...

  20. Eu Moves Forward With Piracy Initiative

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which provides a legal framework against piracy and counterfeiting. <br clear="none"/><br cle Olsen Twins Sue Acclai ...

  21. Amaral To Open Dates For Alejandro Sanz

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop duo Amaral will open eight shows for Alejandro Sanz during his U.S. tour in May. Amaral, made up of Eva Amaral and Juan Aguirre, won best new act at Spain's Premios Amigos in 2002. Spanish pop duo Amaral will open eight shows for ...

  22. Miguel Still Adding Dates

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstar Luis Miguel will launch the second leg of his world tour today. Mexican superstar Luis Miguel will launch the second leg of his world tour today with the first of a series of 21 concerts at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional. ...

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