Regional Mexican Albums

  1. Jenni Rivera's Chart Legacy: 7 Top Ten Latin Albums, 8 Top Ten Regional Mexican Singles, More

    December 10, 2012 12:10 AM EST Since 2003 Jenni Rivera has placed seven titles on the top 10 of Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart and eight titles on the top 10 of Billboard's Regional Mexican Albums chart, including one No. 1 album in both. Rivera's Airplay cha ...

  2. Jenni Rivera, Big-Voiced Queen of Banda, Dead at 43

    December 09, 2012 10:58 PM EST Jenni Rivera, the flamboyant, outspoken, big-voiced singer who was the top-selling regional Mexican female star of her generation was confirmed dead after the small private plane in which she was traveling in Mexico crashed . Rivera was 43 years o ...

  3. Jenni Rivera Dead at 43

    December 09, 2012 9:50 PM EST Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera -- one of the most successful female performers on contemporary Latin charts -- died in a plane crash earlier today, her father and brother confirmed to Telemundo . She was 43 and leaves behind five children an ...

  4. Jenni Rivera Discusses Her Success: Exclusive Billboard Latin Conference Video

    December 09, 2012 8:59 PM EST Tonight (December 9), with the sad news that singer Jenni Rivera is believed to have died in a plane crash in Mexico , we look back to a candid Billboard video interview from April in which the Mexican-American artist talked about her multi-facete ...

  5. Mexican Singer Jenni Rivera Missing After Suspected Plane Crash

    December 09, 2012 2:51 PM EST Authorities in Mexico have said that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey, although her management told Billboard.biz this afternoon that "nothing is confirme ...

  6. Exclusive: Larry Hernandez Signs With Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa

    July 10, 2012 9:15 PM EDT Regional Mexican singer Larry Hernandez has signed on to continue making albums with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), according to a spokesperson for the label. Hernandez, who has had an ongoing relationship with UMLE for half a decade ...

  7. 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards Complete Winners List

    April 26, 2012 11:16 PM EDT Billboard Latin Music Awards WINNERS (GANADORES de Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2012) Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2012 Presentados por State Farm Producidos y Transmitidos por Telemundo Artist of the Year (Artista del Año) ...

  8. Gerardo Ortiz Leads Finalists For Inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    September 01, 2011 8:32 AM EDT A trio of young acts with bicultural appeal and formidable online followings are the leading contenders for the inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards (Premios Billboard de la Musica Mexicana), which will air Oct. 27 on Telemundo. The awards m ...

  9. Ortiz, Paz and Hernandez Are Top Contenders For Billboard's Inaugural Mexican Music Awards

    August 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Gerardo Ortiz, Espinoza Paz and Larry Hernandez, a trio of young acts with bicultural appeal and heavy online presence and following, are the lead contenders for the first annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards (Premios Billboard de la Música Mexic ...

  10. Universal, Sony Sweep Billboard Latin Industry Awards

    April 27, 2011 10:50 PM EDT Marquee Event: Billboard Latin Music Bash and label awards. (Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) MIAMI -- Universal Music Latin Entertainment and Sony Music Latin, today's two dominant Latin music labels, swept the label awards at the an ...

  11. Labels, Publishers Vie For Honors at 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 26, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Companies Recognized For Consistent Hits Brimming with projects throughout the eligibility year that put them on top of their game, the four major labels have a substantial presence among the finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. But the ...

  12. UMLE Scores On Latin Charts

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With Enrique Iglesias leading the charge atop Billboard’s Top Latin Albums sales chart for the seventh consecutive week, Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) artists managed to claim the top spot in every single Latin sales chart for the wee ...

  13. Alejandro Fernández Makes Chart History

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández made history by having three albums debut simultaneously on the Top Ten of Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart, a first in the chart's 16-year history. Fernández's pop set, "Dos Mundos: Evoluci ...

  14. Update: Andrea Bocelli Tops Latin Albums Chart With 'Mi Navidad'

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Following a reprocessing of Nielsen SoundScan sales data for the week ending Dec. 9, Andrea Bocelli is now at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with "Mi Navidad" (Sugar/Siente/Universal Music Latino) selling just under 7,0 ...

  15. Los Tigres del Norte Set Chart Record

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Los Tigres del Norte's "La Granja" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Regional Mexican Albums chart, making that the 21st time the group reached the top of the chart, a record. Los Temerarios holds the second most with 14 chart ...

  16. Alejandro Fernandez Signs To Universal

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstar Alejandro Fernández, who during his career has successfully married ranchera and pop music, has signed a new recording deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE). The deal, which had been negotiated for months, was fina ...

  17. Solis Sets Record

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With the No. 1 debut this week of "No Molestar," Marco Antonio Solis sets a record for the most No. 1 albums on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, with nine of Solis' albums topping the chart to date. The Fonovisa release was als ...

  18. Sony BMG Norte Takes Five Awards At Billboard Bash

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Norte picked up five awards during the Billboard Bash, the annual pre- awards celebration held as a preamble to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. During the April 9 event, which features performances by finalists and honors labels, publis ...

  19. Experts Consider Alternative Ways To Move Product

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Latin album sales were down 17% in the first quarter, though Latin digital albums were up 29% for the period, according to Nielse n SoundScan. Geoff Mayfield, director of charts/senior analyst for Billboard, presented those figures today (April 8) ...

  20. Mexican Albums Run Hot Stateside

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST For the first time in the Nielsen SoundScan era, each of the top five regional Mexican albums exceeded sales of 10,000 copies last week. Also, in a first for the genre since June 2004, the releases swept the top five slots on Billboard's Lati ...

  21. Norah Jones' 'Not Too Late' Debuts at No. 1

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Not Too Late" from Norah Jones opens atop The Billboard 200 with 405,000 units. It's the singer's third straight studio album to hit No. 1 ... "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee comes in second with her self- ...

  22. The Dreams Continue at No. 1

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The "Dreamgirls" soundtrack continues to reign over The Billboard 200 for a second week ... Disney Channel's "Jump In!" TV movie soundtrack starts at No. 5 on the chart ... Robin Thicke makes a handsome leap, vaulting 35-1 ...

  23. Los Temerarios Set U.S. Outing

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mexican group Los Temerarios, one of Latin music's top-selling acts, have announced dates for their 2005 U.S. tour. The group is scheduled to play a total of 40 dates, beginning April 1 at Disco Rodeo Mexican group Los Temerarios, one of Lati ...