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  1. Marco Carola is Bringing His Weekly Ibiza Party to North America This Winter

    November 14, 2014 6:43 PM EST Italian DJ Marco Carola, whose weekly  Music On party in Ibiza was one of the summer's go-to events, is bringing the dance event to Miami for a three month residency at the city's shiny new nightclub, Story. The party is named after th ...

  2. Norwegian DJ Kygo Is On the Verge of Becoming Dance Music's Next Superstar

    October 24, 2014 4:02 PM EDT The world is full of bedroom producers who dream of being the next Avicii . So how did a 23-year-old DJ from Norway find himself in the middle of a bidding war between every major label, along with interest from industry heavyweights Lyor Cohen ...

  3. Revolt Music Conference Announces First Speakers, Including L.A. Reid, Russell Simmons (Exclusive)

    July 16, 2014 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs' upcoming Revolt Music Conference just got some added star power. ‎CEO of All Def Digital and co-founder of Def Jam Russell Simmons will be making a a keynote speech, with appearances from many more of the industry's most nota ...

  4. The Agency Group Opens Miami Office to Target Latin Market (Exclusive)

    July 08, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Taking aim at the profitable Latin American touring market and a burgeoning U.S. Latin market, The Agency Group has opened its first Miami office, with talent agent Jeremy Norkin as its director of Latin Operations. Although The Agency Group has ...

  5. Jay Z and Beyonce's On The Run Tour Isn't Struggling

    June 19, 2014 10:12 AM EDT 8 1.712 k 368 0 Despite what you've heard, demand appears high for Jay Z and Beyonce's On The Run tour. Multiple published reports that the upcoming Jay-Z/Beyonce co-headlining stadium tour -- set to begin in Miami on June 25 and wrap in San Fra ...

  6. Pitbull to Host Fox's New Year's Eve Bash

    May 12, 2014 10:52 AM EDT Fox will ring in the New Year with Pitbull. Much as ABC does with Ryan Seacrest, and before him Dick Clark, Fox is putting its money on the pop-rap star formally known as Armando Christian Perez. Beginning at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, he’ll be bro ...

  7. Latin Conference: Juanes on Connecting With Fans, Starts Every Day With 'Breakfast and Twitter'

    April 22, 2014 8:13 PM EDT There is no doubt that the music industry has changed, shifting much of its focus on digital and social media. Latin Conference and Awards: Full Coverage And there is no question that one of the stars who has best adapted to that new environment i ...

  8. Justin Bieber Seeks Delay In DUI Trial

    April 22, 2014 2:19 PM EDT Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his trial currently scheduled to begin next month on Florida charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license. Justin Bieber's Deportation Petition Receives No Co ...

  9. Marc Anthony's Crossover Mastery: Inside His Salsa Return & Future Plans

    April 21, 2014 3:46 PM EDT "There's nothing physical about it," he said in a conversation after that August 2013 tour debut, when asked how he prepares for his onstage marathon. "I have a beer and a cigarette before I go onstage. Once I put on the sungla ...

  10. Roselyn Sanchez, Raul Gonzalez and Laura Flores to Host the Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 15, 2014 6:29 PM EDT TV personality Raul Gonzalez, actress Roselyn Sanchez and singer/TV host Laura Flores have been tapped to host the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 24 live from Miami on Telemundo.  Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Co ...

  11. 'Music Does Not Die': David Bisbal Talks New Music, Billboard Latin Music Awards 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 14, 2014 12:37 PM EDT Spanish pop star David Bisbal is celebrating a new album, a global tour and a fan base that keeps growing. Despite having more than 6 million twitter followers, and counting, the singer takes nothing for granted. On a recent morning, Bisbal spoke ...

  12. Ultra Announces Review After Security Issues Draw Criticism

    April 02, 2014 4:06 PM EDT The Ultra Music Fest today announced a comprehensive review of all security procedures for its annual electronic dance music festival. The initiative follows an incident last weekend in which crowds breached a security fence on Friday (March 28) c ...

  13. Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal to Headline Billboard Latin Music Conference's 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 02, 2014 9:45 AM EDT Global pop stars Luis Fonsi and David Bisbal will share the stage for the Billboard Latin Music 25th Anniversary Concert, taking place April 23 at Liv Nightclub in Miami Beach. Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Conference & ...

  14. Death of 21-Year-Old Tied to Ultra Music Festival (Report)

    April 01, 2014 3:57 PM EDT A young man has died in connection to the Ultra Music Festival in Miami over this weekend, local news outlets are reporting. The young man died late in the evening Saturday or early morning Sunday. According to NBC 6 South Florida, 21-year-old Ado ...

  15. Miami Mayor & City Officials Look To End Ultra Music Festival

    March 30, 2014 11:30 PM EDT Two days after security guard Erica Mack was trampled at Ultra Music Festival on Friday (March 28), Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Miami city officials are looking to call an end to the festival. The 28-year-old Contemporary Services Corporatio ...

  16. Ultra Music Festival Security Guard Trampled, In 'Critical' Condition (Report)

    March 29, 2014 6:50 PM EDT -year old security guard Erica Mack is in "extremely critical" condition at Miami's Jackson Memorial hospital after being trampled by unruly gate crashers at Ultra Music Festival last night (March 28). According to the Miami Heral ...

  17. Depeche Mode Tops Hot Tours With $29.7 Million Gross

    March 27, 2014 6:10 PM EDT Depeche Mode’s international Delta Machine tour is now on the books with the final box office stats reported from the tour's closing European leg of 40 cities over a four-month span. The legendary electronic music group tops this week’s bevy ...

  18. Pitbull Plans To Be the Next Billion Dollar Brand

    March 27, 2014 11:51 AM EDT Normal 0 0 1 424 2421 20 4 2973 11.1539 0 0 0 Pitbull's aspirations go far beyond being just an entertainer. With a net worth somewhere between $11-20 million, nine top 10 singles under his belt, the official song of the 2014 World Cup, and a ...

  19. Enrique Iglesias Tapped for Billboard Latin Music Conference Superstar Q&A

    March 18, 2014 1:12 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a special discount. Multi-platinum recording artist Enrique Iglesias will appear during a Billboard Superstar Q&A at the 25t ...

  20. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1989-1993

    March 17, 2014 4:05 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a special discount. In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the g ...

  21. Meet Bieber's Lawyer: Defender of Limbaugh, Kelsey Grammer and More

    January 23, 2014 5:42 PM EST The lawyer previously defended Rush Limbaugh, Kelsey Grammer and "Dancing With the Stars" champion Helio Castroneves. When Justin Bieber appeared in court for his bail hearing on Thursday, he was represented by a familiar face for those ...

  22. Billboard's Latin Music Conference Advisory Board Meets in Miami to Discuss All Things Biz

    January 21, 2014 11:26 AM EST The Billboard Latin Music Conference, gearing up to celebrate its 25th anniversary April 21-24 in Miami, jump-started preparations for the anniversary event with a gathering of its 2014 Advisory board. GALLERY: More Photos from the Latin Advisory ...

  23. Damian Marley’s Reggae Cruise 'Welcome to Jamrock' Sells Out Nearly a Year in Advance

    December 13, 2013 5:46 PM EST Less than a month after its lineup of top tier Jamaican acts was announced on his Facebook page, Damian Marley’s inaugural Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise has sold out all of the 2,300 available cabins aboard the Norwegian Pearl cruise liner, ...

  24. How Celia Cruz, the Late 'Queen of Salsa,' Became a Google Doodle

    October 21, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Millions of Google users worldwide woke up this morning to find a Google-Doodle on the home page of a woman with multi-colored hair wearing a sweeping blue gown. It's the late Cuban singer Celia Cruz, who would have turned 88 years old toda ...

  25. Betty Pino, 'Queen of Latin Radio,' Dies

    August 07, 2013 4:22 PM EDT Radio DJ and personality Betty Pino, a presence in Latin radio for over 30 years, died early Tuesday morning following a bacterial infection that had left her hospitalized for nearly a month. The Ecuadorean-born Pino, a glamorous figure with ...

  26. Ultra Music Festival Introduces Layaway Option

    August 07, 2013 2:44 PM EDT With three-day passes going for $400 and up, the EDM event is offering a monthly payment plan for its Miami edition. Nearly sixteen years after Ultra Music Festival first touched down in Miami, the dance music event has spread to Argentina, Kore ...

  27. BMI Latin Promotes Joey Mercado in Puerto Rico, Adds Carolina Arenas in New York

    June 27, 2013 10:29 AM EDT Delia Orjuela, Vice President for Latin Writer/Publisher Relations today announced personnel changes at BMI Latin “to meet the growing demand for Latin repertoire." In Puerto Rico, 17-year BMI veteran Joey Mercado was promoted to Senior Dir ...

  28. Backbeat: Billboard's Leila Cobo Is a No. 1 Selling Author!

    June 24, 2013 1:44 PM EDT Billboard’s Leila Cobo presented “Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Life of a Warrior Butterfly” ( Penguin ), at a book signing at Books & Books in Miami. It was the latest of several events where Cobo has promoted her top-selling biography of t ...

  29. Cristina Schwarz To Head Univision Cable Networks

    June 13, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Cristina Schwarz has been appointed VP of Univision Cable Networks, effective immediately. In her role, Schwarz will develop and implement the strategy for Univision’s nine cable channels, which include Galavisión and tlnovelas as well as music ...

  30. Backbeat: Paloma San Basilio Performs Farewell at Miami’s Reinvigorated James L. Knight Center

    June 06, 2013 11:58 AM EDT Spanish diva Paloma San Basilio performed in Miami ‘s James L. Knight Center June 1 as part of her “Hasta Siempre”  (‘Til Forever) farewell world tour. The show was presented by NYK Concerts which recently presented Alejandro Sanz at the Miami A ...

  31. David Alvarado Named VP of Entertainment Publicity for Telemundo

    May 21, 2013 4:05 PM EDT David Alvarado, the former VP of marketing and promotion for EMI Music/Capitol Latin, has been named VP of entertainment publicity for Telemundo Media, effective immediately. Alvarado will be based in Miami, reporting to Alfredo Richard, SVP of ...

  32. 'La Voz Kids,' New Spanish-Language 'Voice' Iteration, Debuts to Strong Ratings

    May 07, 2013 4:15 PM EDT The May 5 premiere of "La Voz Kids," the first Spanish-language version of the successful "The Voice" franchise to air in the United States, delivered the highest ratings ever for a reality show on the Telemundo network. The ...

  33. Olga Tañón, Carla Morrison, Kany Garcia, America Sierra: Latin's Leading Ladies Discuss Success On Their Own Terms

    April 25, 2013 12:23 PM EDT Panel: Latin's Leading Ladies Moderator: Justino Aguila, Associate Editor for Latin Music, Billboard Speakers: Kany Garcia Carla Morrison America Sierra Olga Tañón Outspoken, confident and charming, the four woemn who comprised the “Latin L ...

  34. Backbeat: Plan B, Grupo Treo, mun2 and UMPG Execs Hit Billboard Bash at Latin Music Conference

    April 25, 2013 11:49 AM EDT It's rare to see a tuba or an accordion onstage at a trendy South Beach nightclub, but such was the beauty of Wednesday night's Billboard Bash , a pre-party the night before the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami. Held at the sprawl ...

  35. EMI Music, ARPA Musical, More Take Top Awards at Billboard Bash in Miami

    April 24, 2013 10:18 PM EDT Publishing, imprint and label winners were announced during the Billboard Bash at Cameo Nightclub in Miami on Wednesday evening as part of the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm in association with Pepsi.   Th ...

  36. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Telemundo Head Emilio Romano on the Wide Inroads His Network Offers Artists

    April 24, 2013 6:55 PM EDT This past Tuesday, April 16, Telemundo scored a rare coup for a Hispanic television network. Thanks to its original novela, "El Señor de los Cielos," the station took the top ratings spot at 10 p.m. on Friday for all adults age 18 to 3 ...

  37. Gloria Estefan Talks Career, Internet, Advice for Young Musicians at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    April 24, 2013 6:50 PM EDT It takes a lot of hard work to keep the crown as queen of all Latina musical artists. But Gloria Estefan makes it look easy. Latin music's premier female artist -- with seven Latin Grammys and more than 100 million albums sold -- has a new ...

  38. How Mexican Regional Artists Are Reaching New Audiences Via TV & Video (Panel)

    April 24, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Panel: New Windows For Regional Mexian Moderator: Pepe Garza, Founder & President, Arpa Musical Speakers: German Chavez, Managing Director, Discos Sabina Memo Ibarra, Artist, Alerta Zero Diana Mogollón , General Manager, mun2 Luis Rivera , S ...

  39. Backbeat: Leslie Grace, Jorge Villamizar, 5 Solz, Tito Nieves Fire-Up Top Stop’s Latin Music Conference Showcase

    April 24, 2013 1:38 PM EDT With the rise of hybrid genres like merengue electronico climbing the overall Latin charts, it can often seem like the Latin industry is in danger of ignoring tropical music in favor of its trendier pop offspring. It's lucky, then, that tro ...

  40. Billboard Latin Conference Panels: Mana's Sergio Vallin On His Guitars; Top 5 Moves To Make or Break Your Career

    April 23, 2013 3:58 PM EDT Panel: The Essential Partnership: Artists & Their Instruments Moderator: Leila Cobo Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard Speakers: Sergio Vallín, Guitarist, Maná Sergio Villanueva, SVP of Manufacturing, Fender   A ...

  41. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Carlos Vives' Superstar Q&A Covers His Return to Music Amidst a Shifting Industry

    April 23, 2013 3:03 PM EDT You can take the boy out of Colombia, but you can't take Colombia - or el vallenato - out of the boy. Carlos Vives has proven that with Corazon Profundo, his latest album and the first in eight years, which was released Tuesday during the ...

  42. Watch Natalia Jimenez Channel Janis Joplin at Billboard Latin Music Conference (Video)

    April 23, 2013 1:45 PM EDT You never quite know what’s going to come out of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. Yesterday, for example, the Spanish singer/songwriter Natalia Jimenez was discussing her career at Billboard's annual Most Influential Women in Latin Mu ...

  43. NPR, Pandora, SiriusXM, Deezer, Spotify Execs Discuss Alternative Wavelengths At Latin Music Conference

    April 23, 2013 12:29 PM EDT Panel: Alternative Wave Lengths: Digital, Satellite And Beyond Panel Speakers:  Bahigh Acuna, New Markets Lead, Spotify Latin America Trinity Colón Vice President of Programming, SiriusXM Anya Grundmann Director/Executive Producer, NPR Music Ma ...

  44. Backbeat at Billboard Latin Music Conference: Mas y Mas Música Showcase Highlights Burgeoning Crossover Hopefuls

    April 23, 2013 10:36 AM EDT At the Billboard Latin Music Conference's Mas y Mas Música Showcase yesterday evening, hopeful performers aimed clearly for the top of the Latin Pop Songs charts -- or even the Hot 100. Held on the third-floor ballroom of the J.W. Marriott ...

  45. Billboard's Annual Most Influential Women in Latin Music Luncheon Features Natalia Jimenez, Kicks off Latin Week in Miami

    April 22, 2013 4:29 PM EDT Power players in the Latin music industry got a preview of both pop singer/songwriter Natalia Jimenez ’s upcoming album and Barefoot Wine’s new Refresh brand on Tuesday at the second annual Billboard Most Influential Women in Latin Music lunc ...

  46. Ana Barbara, Juan Soler, Daniel Sarcos to Host Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 22, 2013 10:00 AM EDT The “Queen of Grupero music,” Ana Barbara, telenovela leading man Juan Soler and TV personality Daniel Sarcos will share hosting duties at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, produced and broadcast live from Miami on ...

  47. Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards Announced

    April 09, 2013 3:44 PM EDT A campaign for Honey Bunches of Oats starring bilingual urban bachata star Prince Royce; the marketing effort for Juanes’ MTV Unplugged album, and a MasterCard digital and social platform featuring EMI Mexico artists will compete for Best Campai ...

  48. Artists Carla Morrison, Olga Tañon, America Sierra and Kany Garcia Set for 'Latin’s Leading Ladies' Panel at 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 26, 2013 5:35 PM EDT 2012 Latin Grammy revelation Carla Morrison, tropical superstar Olga Tañon, Regional Mexican composer and 3Ball MTY vocalist America Sierra, and Puerto Rican pop singer/songwriter Kany Garcia will represent the current strength of Latin music’ ...

  49. Five Questions at Ultra: Pete Tong on the Evolving 'EDM' Scene

    March 24, 2013 3:35 PM EDT Billboard caught up with BBC host and international dance music icon Pete Tong at his annual pool party at the Surfcomber during Miami Music Week. The always astute veteran offered a peek into the strategy behind Evolution, his new terrestrial ...

  50. Backbeat: Robert F.X. Sillerman, Beatport's Matthew Adell, Ultra Records Execs, More at Miami Music Week Parties

    March 22, 2013 10:52 AM EDT It was a full day of networking under the sun as the unofficial Miami Music Week ’s second day got underway, with news of SFX Entertainment acquiring a 75% stake in ID&T , which was valued at $130 million for the deal, making the rounds th ...

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