Paulina Rubio

  1. Paulina Rubio Sues Telemundo Over Alleged 'La Voz Kids' Snub

    January 14, 2014 2:55 AM EST Mexican pop music superstar Paulina Rubio has filed a lawsuit against Telemundo, alleging that the NBCUniversal subsidiary has reneged on a $1.325 million deal for her to star in a second season of the highly rated music competition show "La ...

  2. Registration Open for Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

    December 02, 2013 7:13 PM EST The Billboard Latin Music Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Spring of 2014 with three days of panels, showcases, special awards and exclusive Q&As, culminating with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, broadcast live on the ...

  3. Paola Guanche Wins 'La Voz Kids'

    July 29, 2013 12:45 AM EDT Paola Guanche, a 12-year-old who proved her worth singing in both English and Spanish, was voted the winner of the first season of “La Voz Kids” (The Voice Kids).   The curly-haired daughter of Cuban musicians performed an impressive renditio ...

  4. Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio Joining 'X Factor'

    May 20, 2013 9:21 PM EDT It's official. Joining Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato as judges on season three of The X Factor U.S. will be singers Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio, Fox has announced. Said Cowell in a statement: “It’s taken more than a decade but I’m delig ...

  5. Prince Royce Signs-On as Second 'La Voz Kids' Judge

    March 20, 2013 8:35 AM EDT Bachata star Prince Royce is the second Latin music star to sign on as a coach of “La Voz Kids,” the singing competition for kids 7-14 that will air this Spring on the Telemundo Network. Royce will share coaching duties with Mexican star Paulina ...

  6. Mexican Star Paulina Rubio to Coach ‘La Voz Kids’

    March 18, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio has signed on as the first of three musician coaches for “La Voz Kids,” the singing competition for kids 7-14 that will air this Spring on the Telemundo Network. “La Voz Kids” will be the first Spanish-language ver ...

  7. Updated: Jenni Rivera Remembered by Regional Mexican Artists, Industry Execs

    December 09, 2012 11:25 PM EST Regional Mexican and Latin pop artists and members of the music industry reacted to news of singer Jenni Rivera's death with disbelief, prayers and memories of a woman they recalled as a true star, whose friendships were as strong as her reno ...

  8. 'La Voz Mexico' Preps Season Two, Linkin Park Returns to Mexico, VP Changes at UMPGA Latin America

    June 14, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 'La Voz Mexico' preps Season Two "La Voz Mexico," Mexico's version of "The Voice," will return for a second season on Televisa with new coaches, including Spanish crooner Miguel Bose, regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  9. Paulina Rubio, Jenni Rivera, Miguel Bose Named For Mexico's 'The Voice'

    June 07, 2012 9:28 AM EDT Mexico's popular version of "The Voice," "La Voz Mexico," is coming back for a second season on the Televisa network, but this year with a new slate of coaches expected to mentor contestants including Spanish crooner Migue ...

  10. Pitbull, Don Omar, Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio: Billboard Latin Music Awards Photo Gallery

    April 27, 2012 11:45 AM EDT On Bended Knees: Don Omar with his eight Billboard Music Awards . (Photo: Telemundo) Pitbull in mid-shimmy during Billboard Music Awards. (Photo: Telemundo) Marc Anthony who won a Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame Award (Telemundo) Paulina Rubio ...

  11. Brands Compete in Second Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards

    April 23, 2012 4:37 PM EDT For the second year, the Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards will recognize the growing importance of consumer brands and marketers in the promotion and marketing of Latin music at the Billboard Latin Music Conference, presented by State Farm. ...

  12. Billboard Latin Music Conference Marketing Awards Announce Finalists

    March 29, 2012 1:20 PM EDT Music from Camila, Chino y Nacho, Enrique Iglesias, Don Omar, Pitbull and Paulina Rubio, among others, make up some of the advertising, branding and sponsorship campaigns up for honors in the second annual Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards ta ...

  13. Don Omar, Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 29, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio, and the previously-rumored Don Omar will be performing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards this year on April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. The trio will join Daddy Yankee, Juanes, and Jenni Rivera among those ...

  14. Backbeat: Latin Music Industry Rocks at Premios Lo Nuestro Afterparties

    February 21, 2012 10:18 AM EST From the left, Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV's Sr. VP for Latin America & U.S. Latin; Melissa Esposito of Sony U.S. Latin; and Ruben Leyva of Sony U.S. Latin at Sony's PLN afterparty. The live telecast of Univision's Premios Lo Nuestro ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. NMPA To Honor Richard Marx With Songwriter Icon Award

    May 19, 2011 7:47 PM EDT The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) will honor Grammy-winning, multi-platinum artist/producer/songwriter Richard Marx at its annual meeting, to be held June 15 at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel. Marx will be presented wi ...

  17. Don Tetto, Mia Mont, Celia Cruz All-Stars, More Rock Billboard Latin Music Conference's New Artist Showcase -- Check Out Photos!

    April 27, 2011 12:35 PM EDT Fellini-esque: Performers at the Billboard Latin Music Conference's New Artist Showcas helped create a carnival-like atmosphere ( Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) MIAMI -- The Billboard Latin Music Conference ended a day of serious di ...

  18. SESAC Latina Honors Jeronimo Sada, 'Cinco Minutos,' Alvani Publishing

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeronimo Sada won songwriter of the year, Gloria Trevi and Los Horoscopos de Durango's "Cinco Minutos" was named song of the year and Alvani Music Publishing was awarded publisher of the year at the 2010 SESAC Latina awards gala Wed ...

  19. Paulina Rubio Gets Milk

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pop diva Paulina Rubio and her mother, actress Susana Dosamantes, will be the faces of the newest "Got Milk" campaign for Latin audiences. The official campaign will be unveiled during an event in Miami August 3. But a fan web site has p ...

  20. Ricky Martin Criticizes Arizona's Immigration Law

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin joined in the criticism of Arizona's new law that will allow police to stop anyone they think might be an illegal immigrant. Appearing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony, Martin said the law "makes no sense," ...

  21. Paulina Rubio To Perform At Premios 40 Principales

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mexican singer Paulina Rubio zipped into Madrid to receive platinum and gold discs today (Dec. 10) for her latest album and single, and to perform tomorrow at the Premios 40 Principales '09 awards gala in front of 15,000 fans in the Spanish c ...

  22. Latin Briefs: Julieta Venegas, Jack Daniels, Paulina Rubio

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- Mexican singer/songwriter Julieta Venegas has partnered with Jack Daniel's for its "Studio No. 7 Latino" music series, coinciding with the release of her new album this spring. Venegas will perform seven private shows in seven U. ...

  23. Los 40 Principales Aiming For Growth In Latin America

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spain's Top 40 radio network Los 40 Principales already controls more than 600 stations in eight Latin American countries, but aims to lead the format in all Spanish-speaking countries in the region, plus the Latin market in the United States ...

  24. Recent Signings: Sony/ATV Latin, Paulina Rubio, Andrew Stockdale, E1 and More

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Sony/ATV Latin America has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio . The deal covers all songs written by Rubio, including those from her mos recent album, "Gran City Pop." This is Rubio's firs ...

  25. Snoop Dogg, Placebo Join MTV Latin America Lineup

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Snoop Dogg and reality show star Kim Kardashian will be presenters at the 2009 Los Premios MTV Latin America awards. British rockers Placebo and pop duo Jesse & Joy have joined a line-up of performers that includes Wisin & Yandel, P ...

  26. Nelly Furtado Hits Latin Sales High

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's Spanish-language "Mi Plan" is the highest-selling Latin pop album debut this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album, which includes collaborations with Josh Groban, Alejandro Fernandez and Juan Luis Guerra, ...

  27. Residente To Host Los Premios MTV 2009

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Residente, one half of urban duo Calle 13, will host this year’s edition of Los Premios MTV 2009. The award show will air live Oct. 15 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on MTV Latin America and on MTV TR3s in the U.S. As is customary, th ...

  28. KTZR/Phoenix 'La Preciosa' Flips To Spanish AC

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel station KTZR-FM in Phoenix, which was carrying Mexican hits format “La Preciosa,” has now shifted to Latin adult contemporary. The new Mia 97.1 FM will play hits by the likes of Shakira, Alejandro Fernandez and Paulina Rubio. The sta ...

  29. Nelly Furtado's "Manos," Jenni Rivera's "Ovarios" Leap On Charts

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The big story in this week’s Latin Airplay charts is Nelly Furtado’s “Manos al Aire,” which saw a 60% or more increase in all Latin airplay charts except regional Mexican airplay. On the Hot Latin Songs chart, “Manos” went from 30 to 13 in its thi ...

  30. iTunes Opens Shop In Mexico

    August 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Apple has finally brought the iTunes Store music service to Mexico. The service contains the same music, video and apps available in 77 other countries, at similar pricing. Most tracks will cost 12 pesos (about 91 cents), albums 120 pesos (about $ ...

  31. Alejandro Fernandez Show Draws 150,000 Fans

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Authorities estimate some 150,000 fans showed up for singer Alejandro Fernández's "Jalisco en Vivo" show in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico on June 27. The free show was the second of two staged by Fernández - who is tourism amb ...

  32. Alejandro Fernandez Stages Free Mexican Show

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican star Alejandro Fernandez hosted the first of two free mega concerts he financed and produced in Mexico to entice tourism back into the country following the breakout of swine flu. The first "Jalisco En Vivo" (Jalisco Live), title ...

  33. Los Twiins Line Up mun2 Show

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The sibling production team of Adolfo and Omar Valenzuela, better known as Los Twiins, will debut a reality series on bilingual network mun2 in the second half of 2010. Parent company Telemundo announced the series "Los Twiins" as part o ...

  34. 'Mega' Moves In On 'Movin' In Dallas

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST CBS Radio's KMVK (Movin)/Dallas has dropped its rhythmic AC format in favor of Spanish-language hot AC "Mega 107.5." No word yet on who's programming. "Movin" PD Nikki Nite and promotion director Eric Landrum remain f ...

  35. Paulina Rubio Fragrance To Hit Stores Next Year

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio has partnered with Oracle Beauty Brands to release her first fragrance. "Oro" (Gold), alludes to Rubio's press nickname: La Chica Dorada (the golden girl), and will be available on March 2009 at retail ...

  36. Sony/ATV In Deal For Estéfano Works

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has purchased the catalog of Colombian singer/songwriter/producer Estéfano, Billboard.biz has learned. The purchase, negotiated by Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV's VP for Latin America and US Latin and Martin Bandier, chairma ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. UMPG Inks Reyes

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has signed producer/songwriter Julio Reyes Copello to an administration deal. Reyes is known for his work with Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Paulina Rubio, among others. UMPG Latin America senior VP Ed ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Timbiriche Celebrates Anniversary With 12-City U.S. Tour

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Timbiriche's 25th anniversary tour is heading to the United States for a 12-city run, beginning March 5 at Club Rio in San Antonio. The reunited '80s teen act, whose rotating roster once included Thalia and Paulina Rubio, celebrated its ...

  41. Jimmy Eat World, Domingo Set For MLS Championship

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Jimmy Eat World and opera star Placido Domingo will perform live during Major League Soccer’s championship game Nov. 18. Jimmy Eat World will perform songs during halftime from “Chase This Light,” its latest Interscope release, which debu ...

  42. Bosé, Keys Unlock Premios Ondas Awards

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miguel Bosé and Alicia Keys are among six music acts to be honored at the Grupo Prisa's Premios Ondas 2007. The winners were announced in Barcelona on Oct. 26, and the awards will be presented at the televised 54th Premios Ondas gala in that ...

  43. Learning To Love The Environment

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Hi, Paulina Rubio here. If you wash your clothes at lower temperatures, you can save a lot of energy. You can save even more energy by washing no clothes. And you can do that if you don't wear them. I'm not wearing any right now.&q ...

  44. Latin Producer Estefano Shot In Miami

    May 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Estéfano is in critical state at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital after being shot multiple times at his Miami home Friday night. Estéfano, one of Latin music's most successful and prolific composers, recently ...

  45. Rubio Readies U.S. Tour

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pop star Paulina Rubio will kick off the first U.S. leg of her "Amor, Luz y Sonido" ("Love, Light and Sound") tour May 17 at Houston's Escapade club. The tour is Rubio's most extensive stateside trek to date, with 27 ...

  46. Sprint Second Life

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator Sprint Nextel is opening a virtual concert venue in Second Life exclusively for Latin music fans. Called the Sprint Center, the site is modeled after the real-life concert venue of the same name currently under construction in Ka ...

  47. MTV Tr3s Goes Mobile

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment channel MTV Tr3s has launched a mobile platform, MTV Tr3s Mobile, that carries key aspects of its Latino-youth focused programming to cell phones. The original content includes ringtones and artist interviews from flagship ...

  48. Universal Mexico Names Senior VP

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Lear to assume role. Robert Lear has been named senior VP of A&R and marketing for Universal Music Mexico. Lear reports to Victor Gonzalez, president of Universal Music Mexico and Central America, and will be based in Mexico City, Mexic ...

  49. MTV Latin America Names Awards Host

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rockers Molotov first full band with the honor. MTV Latin America has invited rock band Molotov to host its upcoming MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. This marks the first time a full band will host the award show, now in its fourth ye ...

  50. RUBIO ENLISTS ESTEFANO

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources say songwriter/producer Estefano has been tapped to write and produce for Paulina Rubio’s upcoming Spanish-language album. Sources say songwriter/producer Estefano has been tapped to write and produce for Paulina Rubio’s upcoming Spanish-l ...

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