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  1. Ricardo Arjona to Offer 99-Cent Tickets as Hurricane Sandy 'Christmas Gift' for Long Island Show

    December 21, 2012 4:00 PM EST Latin singer Ricardo Arjona will offer fans tickets for 99 cents to his Feb. 10 show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island as a "Christmas gift" to victims of Hurricane Sandy. The show is part of Arjona's 11-city " ...

  2. Dance Music's Most Influential Executives

    February 03, 2012 4:45 PM EST It's no secret that dance music is bigger than its ever been - as the seven Grammy nominations for this week's Billboard cover stars , Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo demonstrate. Here's a look at nine of the biggest executives in the ga ...

  3. Calle 13 Leads Nominations For Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST With nominations in five categories including album of the year, the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is a favorite to win a Latin Grammy in Las Vegas - which might have producers of the international awards ceremony on edge. Residente, whose r ...

  4. Ferro Exits SBS

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pio Ferro, SBS' VP of programming, has left the company sources say. SBS had no comment on Ferro's departure and has not announced a replacement. Ferro had been with SBS since 2000 and was appointed VP of programming in 2005. SBS is the ...

  5. Latin Briefs: "Batalla de las Americas," Raul Acosta

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST -Spanish Broadcasting System’s Mega TV and Worldvibe Entertainment is casting a music reality show, “Batalla de las Americas,” to form the latest Menudo offshoot XM2. The primetime show will debut in April after auditions in New York, Los Angeles, ...

  6. Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle Plot Tour

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Contemporary salsa stars Gilberto Santa Rosa and Victor Manuelle are going on tour together. The trek, titled "La Historia Continua," is produced by Sony Music Latin's Day 1 Entertainment. "La Historia Continua" begins Feb ...

  7. Ultra Music Fest Sales Strong

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST With the ninth annual Ultra Music Festival right around the corner, co-founder/executive producer Russell Faibish says ticket sales for the March 23-24 event at Miami's Bicentennial Park are right on track. "[Both days] are looking to se ...

  8. Almodovar Upped At BMI Miami

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Diane J. Almodovar has been promoted to VP, writer/publisher relations for BMI Miami. Diane J. Almodovar has been promoted to VP, writer/publisher relations for BMI Miami. Almodovar, who was previously assistant VP, will continue to be responsible ...

  9. UMG Bows Urban Latin Label

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, <i>ELW</i> has learned. MIAMI -- Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, ELW has learned. Los Angeles-based Machete Music is ...

  10. UMG Bows Urban Latin Label

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, Billboard.biz has learned. Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, Billboard.biz has learned. Los Angeles-based Machete Music is the firs ...

  11. Preston Hands BMI Reins To Bryant

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assumed the post of president/CEO of BMI, about a week earlier than had been expected. One of Bryant's first actions as chief will be to preside over Friday's BMI Urban A Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assume ...