Pepe Aguilar

  1. Pepe Aguilar to Rock Genre-Bending MTV Unplugged Set (Exclusive)

    April 11, 2014 7:00 AM EDT TR3s (formerly known as MTV TR3s), usually turns to Latin rock or alternative acts for its MTV Unplugged series. But after a successful foray into regional Mexican territory with Los Tigres del Norte in 2011, the network is once again thinking out ...

  2. Jesse & Joy's Pizza, 3BallMTY's Label, Carla Morrison's Choice Words: 10 Things You Didn't See (Or Hear) At The Latin Grammys

    November 16, 2012 7:30 AM EST Jesse and Joy (Getty Images) From stories about how last night's big Latin Grammy winners Jesse & Joy wrote their hit song over greasy pizza and badass Carla Morrison's interesting choice of words to Juanes' daughters' hobb ...

  3. Jesse & Joy Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 16, 2012 12:18 AM EST LAS VEGAS--Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran with the night as four-time winners at the Latin Grammys, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessi ...

  4. Valentin Velasco, Founder of Balboa Records, Dead at 80

    November 05, 2012 4:43 PM EST Valentín Velasco, who founded indie Latin label Balboa Records and was its president for over 20 years, died November 4 in his home in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 80 years old. A trim, dynamic man who was unafraid to test new marketing a ...

  5. 3BallMTY, Gerardo Ortiz Dominate Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 18, 2012 11:00 PM EDT (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images) Young talent and a bold new musical trend dominated the second annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, with 3BallMTY, the edgy tribal music troupe, winning nine awards, including New Artist of the Year, Artist ...

  6. Pepe Aguilar earns Artistic Legacy Award

    October 15, 2012 6:50 AM EDT When Pepe Aguilar was 3 years old, his parents -- singer/actor Antonio Aguilar, considered one of the world's great ranchera voices, and screen siren Flor Silvestre -- handed him a microphone onstage at New York's Madison Square Garden ...

  7. Viva Mexico!

    October 15, 2012 6:43 AM EDT Billboard and Telemundo reunite to present second Mexican music honors. For the second consecutive year, Billboard celebrates the rich diversity, quality, depth and continuing commercial success of regional Mexican music through its Premios Bill ...

  8. Celebrating Mexican Music's Best Artists

    October 15, 2012 6:40 AM EDT Trio 3BallMTY tops ranks of finalists. A rich array of artists are finalists for the second Billboard Mexican Music Awards. Presented by State Farm, the awards can be seen on Telemundo live from Los Angeles on Oct. 18. Finalists-and winners-are ...

  9. Flakiss Makes Her Return in Acting

    October 15, 2012 6:21 AM EDT L.A. rapper takes a fictional role that almost tells her real-life story. Rapper Yahira Garcia -- aka Flakiss -- was supposed to be the next big act in Latin hip-hop nearly a decade ago when she signed to Univision Records. In 2006, after asking ...

  10. Larry Hernandez, La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga, More To Perform at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 09, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Larry Hernandez, La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga, Los Huracanes del Norte, Conjunto Primavera and Yuridia have joined the line-up of performers at the second edition of the Billboard Mexican Music Awards. The awards show, broadcas ...

  11. Eduardo Baptista Fernandez, Head of Editorial Edimusa and Vander Music, Dies

    October 02, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Eduardo O. Baptista Fernández, GM of indie publisher Grupo Editorial Edimusa in Mexico and Vander Music in the United States, died of suddenly on Sept. 29. He was 39. Based in Mexico City, Baptista Fernández was the son of Eduardo Baptista Lucio, ...

  12. 3BallMTY, Pepe Aguilar, Julion Alvarez y su Norteno Banda To Perform at Billboard Mexican Music Awards.

    October 01, 2012 3:12 PM EDT BallMTY attend the 2011 Billboard Mexican Music Awards on Oct. 20 in Los Angeles (Getty Images) Performers at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards will include 3BallMTY, the group of young DJs that leads the finalists for the awards with nods in 12 ...

  13. Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar, Shaila Durcal To Play September Tour Dates

    July 13, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Promoters for a major Latin music co-headlining tour featuring Mexican stars Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Shaila Durcal say originally announced Sept. dates will take place despite the fact that the tour's initial eight summer dates have ...

  14. Homero Patron, Mexican Composer and Producer, Dead at 61

    July 07, 2012 12:41 PM EDT Mexican composer, arranger and producer Homero Patrón, known for his elegant renderings of Mexican music, passed away July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 61 years old. An unfailingly polite man who worked with a wide array of acts-including Marco Antoni ...

  15. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 1:49 PM EDT Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at ...

  16. Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar, Shaila Durcal Announce 15-city U.S. Tour

    April 20, 2012 3:08 PM EDT Singers Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Shaila Durcal, three major artists in Mexican music, are heading to 15 cities as part of a U.S. tour that kicks off June 22 in Washington, D.C., the artists announced during a press conference in Los Angele ...

  17. Backbeat: Mexican Star Pepe Aguilar Stops in Miami, Talks Online Promotion

    September 29, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Mexican star Pepe Aguilar stopped briefly in Miami as part of the whirlwind promotion of his new album, Negociaré con La Pena, out on Venemusic . Aguilar, who is also up for a Latin Grammy, did the circuit of national television shows, including D ...

  18. Latin Stars Sign On For Latin Grammys

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Wisin & Yandel and Juan Gabriel have joined the roster of acts performing at the 10th annual Latin Grammys, taking place Nov. 5. Other ...

  19. Latin Briefs: Pepe Aguilar, Qsound

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Contemporary mariachi star Pepe Aguilar is launching his own clothing label, The Pepe Aguilar Signature Line, beginning with men’s shoes and boots and branching into women’s shoes, clothing and accessories. The shoes will be sold initially throug ...

  20. 'Rodeo' Set For September Run

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte, Pepe Aguilar and El Chapo de Sinaloa will perform "The Rodeo of the Decade," a U.S. tour slated to begin in September. The three superstars of norteño, pop/ranchera and banda will be joined by horses in a "musi ...

  21. White Departs Balboa Records

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Frank White, Balboa Records' longtime national director of promotions, has left the company. White, who had been with Balboa over ten years, is now running the U.S. offices of pop/ranchera star Pepe Aguilar. Aguilar recently won a Grammy for ...

  22. Rivera, Rieleros Win Big At Premios De La Radio

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Liberman Broadcasting KBUE (Que Buena)/Los Angeles' Los Premios de La Radio were handed out Wednesday (Nov. 14) at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Among the night's big winners were Jenni Rivera, who took home Artist of the Year, ...

  23. Latin Grammys Name Artists, Performers

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Person of the year and five-time nominee Juan Luis Guerra is one of the artists confirmed to perform at the 8th annual Latin Grammy Awards, taking place Nov. 8 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Other confirmed performers are regional ...

  24. Latin Acts To Play Apple Stores For Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Pepe Aguilar, Xtreme and Jeremias are some of the Latin acts set to perform at Apple stores in five U.S. cities as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. The series begins Sept. 15 with a performance by the B-Side Players at Apple' ...

  25. Corona, CMN Present Latin Concert Series

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Corona Extra has partnered with event promotion company CMN to present a series of Latin music concerts throughout the country. The 2007 "Corona Concert Series" will include 11 concerts in nine key Latin markets. They include four shows ...

  26. Aguilar Featured In Soap

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Destilando Amor" (Oozing Love), the new televisa soap opera that began airing Jan. 22 in Mexico, boasts a title track performed by crooner Pepe Aguilar. The song will be included as a bonus track in a reissue of Aguilar's current a ...

  27. Latin Notas

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Known for his pop and ranchera blend, singer Pepe Aguilar begins to record a mariachi and an all-Italian album. Read Leila Cobo's column. Known for his pop and ranchera blend, singer Pepe Aguilar begins to record a mariachi and an all-Italian ...

  28. Venegas Takes Top Trophies At Premios Oye!

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Julieta Venegas continued her winning streak of music awards, taking top honors at Mexico's third annual Premios Oye! awards on Nov. 13. Julieta Venegas continued her winning streak of music awards, taking top honors at Mexico's third an ...

  29. Sony Snags Pepe Aguilar

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A week after <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000565560">splitting</A> with Univision Records after a year on that label, Pepe Agu A week after splitting w ...

  30. Sony Snags Pepe Aguilar

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A week after <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000565560">splitting</A> with Univision Records after a year on that label, Pepe Agu A week after splitting w ...

  31. Pepe Aguilar Splits From Univision

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican star Pepe Aguilar and his label of one year, Univision Records, have parted ways. Regional Mexican star Pepe Aguilar and his label of one year, Univision Records, have parted ways. Aguilar signed with Univision just last year and ...

  32. Pepe Aguilar Splits From Univision

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican star Pepe Aguilar and his label of one year, Univision Records, have parted ways. Regional Mexican star Pepe Aguilar and his label of one year, Univision Records, have parted ways. Aguilar signed with Univision just last year and ...