Olga Tañón

  1. Herbalife Incorporates Music Into Its Health Plan: A Conversation with SVP and MD Ibi Fleming

    June 18, 2013 1:15 AM EDT This past April, Herbalife -- the giant nutrition company with independent distributors in over 80 countries -- made its first foray into music as a sponsor of the Billboard Latin Music conference. It was a leap for a company that, since its fou ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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’ ...

  4. Jenni Rivera Memorial: How Were Artists, Execs Connected to Her?

    December 19, 2012 7:16 PM EST Executives and celebrities gathered at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles to pay their respects to Jenni Rivera , the banda diva who died in a plane crash December 9. Artists in attendance at the crowded memorial included singers Gloria Trevi, ...

  5. Backbeat: Billboard Latin Music Awards After Party

    April 27, 2012 11:38 AM EDT (L-R): DJ Shotgun, El Arquitecto, and Tu Dulcero arrive at the Billboard Latin Music Awards after party. (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Music Leila Cobo , laying in the corner of a sofa on t ...

  6. Pedro Arroyo, Puerto Rican Radio Programmer and Salsa Advocate, Dead at 60

    April 15, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Puerto Rican radio programmer Pedro Arroyo, a salsa musician and lover who founded "El Día Nacional de la Zalsa" (National Salsa Day), a massive annual concert dedicated to the genre, died Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 60 yea ...

  7. Shakira, Prince Royce Win Big At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 17, 2012 2:06 PM EST MIAMI (AP) - With four awards each, Shakira and Prince Royce were the top winners on Thursday's Premio Lo Nuestro, although the Colombian star was not there during the evening, which was full of colorful performances but not both awards. The ...

  8. Jencarlos' ‘Buscame’ Debuts High On Latin Chart

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what may be the highest-ever first-week position on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart from a debut act with independent distribution, Jencarlos' "Búscame" debuts this week at No. 2. "Búscame," on Bullseye Music and d ...

  9. Cubans Flock To Iconic Plaza For 'Peace Concert'

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to sprawling Revolution Plaza on Sunday for an open-air "peace concert" headlined by Colombian rocker Juanes, an event criticized by some Cuban-Americans who say the performers were lending support ...

  10. Editorial: Playing For Peace

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes' Peace Without Borders concert, slated for Sept. 20 in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución, has unleashed a maelstrom of debate about the ethics of performing in the country. Juanes will perform with Puerto ...

  11. International Acts Sign On For Juanes' 'Peace' Concert

    September 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An international lineup of Latin acts will join Colombian rocker Juanes at his controversial "Paz Sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) concert, scheduled for Havana, Cuba Sept. 20. The free concert, which coincides with the United Nati ...

  12. Juanes 'Peace' Concert Stirs Debate Over Cuba

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Plans for Colombian rocker Juanes' "Peace Without Borders" concert in Cuba Sept. 20 continue despite an unabated maelstrom of debate and opinion that the show that will be staged in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución. Although det ...

  13. SBS Launches Debut Digital

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish Broadcasting System launched Monday (July 6) an integrated co-branding package for music artists called Debut Digital. The package allows artists to market their music across SBS' Mega TV Network, 21 radio stations and bilingual Inter ...

  14. Olga Tañón Launches Own Label

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Olga Tañón becomes the latest Latin artist to launch her own label, independent from a major. The Puerto Rican singer, who was most recently signed to Universal Music Latino, launched Mia Musa Music and has released two singles to the market in di ...

  15. 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 ...