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  1. Chiquis Rivera Launches Webseries, Site Crashes Due to Overwhelming Demand

    April 01, 2014 9:13 PM EDT It could have well been an April Fools' Day joke: Fans tuning in for the launch of an eagerly anticipated online mini-series, greeted with a crashed website. But it wasn't, as Chiquis Rivera, daughter of late-regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Jenni Rivera's Family Asks Radio Stations to Play 'La Gran Senora' at Noon Thursday

    December 19, 2012 6:54 PM EST The family of Jenni Rivera asking radio programmers to play Rivera's hit "La Gran Señora" tomorrow (Thursday) at noon, PT. "All of you contact all of the radio stations," Gustavo Rivera, Jenni's brother, told the audi ...

  4. Jenni Rivera Honored By Fans and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:28 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and ...

  5. Tickets To Jenni Rivera Memorial Service -- $1 Through Ticketmaster.com -- Sell Out In Minutes

    December 18, 2012 4:56 PM EST Tickets to singer Jenni Rivera's memorial service went on sale to the general public on Ticketmaster.com for $1 at noon PT on Tuesday, giving fans of the regional Mexican star an opportunity to attend the event at the Gibson Amphitheater in L ...

  6. Jenni Rivera's Memorial Services Scheduled For Wed. at L.A.'s Gibson Amphitheater

    December 17, 2012 4:51 PM EST Singer Jenni Rivera's memorial service is scheduled to take place on Wed., Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at Los Angeles' Gibson Amphitheater in a ceremony led by the late entertainer's brother Pedro Rivera, Jr., according a spokesper ...

  7. Jenni Rivera's Remains Positively Identified

    December 13, 2012 2:56 PM EST Four days after the private plane carrying Jenni Rivera and six others crashed in Northern Mexico, the remains of the bodies have been positively identified. The Forensic Medical Service of Monterrey, Mexico has confirmed that remains of one of th ...

  8. Jenni Rivera's Family Holding On to '5 Percent' Chance that She Survived Plane Crash

    December 10, 2012 10:47 PM EST The family of regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera said they still believe their famous relative is alive. This comes after Mexican authorities confirmed the American-born artist died with seven others in a Learjet that crashed on Dec. 9 in the no ...

  9. Jenni Rivera: Female Voice of a Musical Family Dynasty

    December 10, 2012 5:41 PM EST The Rivera family; back row, L-R: Juan, Jenni, Lupillo, Gustavo; front row: Pedro Jr., Rosy, Don Juan, Doña Rosa (Photo: Marco Antonio Gonzales Velasco) In the early hours of Sunday, December 2, Jenni Rivera made a surprise appearance on stage at ...

  10. Who Was With Jenni Rivera Aboard the Plane That Crashed?

    December 10, 2012 3:52 PM EST The last known photo of Jenni Rivera alive. Clockwise from top: publicist Arturo Rivera, Jenni Rivera, makeup artist Jacob Yebale , stylist Jorge Sanchez. (Photo: Yebale's Instagram) While their names have been listed in news reports about Je ...

  11. Jenni Rivera Billboard Q&A Videos: The Singer Talks Career & Family

    December 10, 2012 2:42 PM EST As Billboard continues to honor singer Jenni Rivera, who tragically died in a plane crash on Sunday (December 9), we bring you five exclusive videos of Rivera's extensive appearance on a panel at the April 2012 Billboard Latin Music Conferenc ...

  12. Jenni Rivera's Legacy: From Her Music Empire to her Upcoming Film Debut in 'Filly Brown'

    December 10, 2012 2:23 AM EST Jenni Rivera lived her life much like the music that made her famous. And that tireless passion -- especially during her demanding live shows -- thrilled and empowered female audiences with songs of heartache and love. Like one of her commanding b ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Latin Conference: Jenni Rivera Opens Up About Her Music, Reality Show, and Her Mexican-American Roots

    April 25, 2012 3:11 PM EDT Jenni Rivera at the Billboard Latin Music Conference Q&A with Billboard's Leila Cobo and mun2's Flavio Morales. (Photo: Michael Seto) Mexican-American diva Jenni Rivera - singer, songwriter, performer, producer, reality TV star, radi ...

  16. Jenni Rivera To Perform, Participate In Q&A At Billboard Latin Music Conference And Awards

    March 05, 2012 5:57 PM EST Jenni Rivera, one of the most prolific entertainers in the Hispanic entertainment industry, will sit down for an exclusive one-on-one Q&A during the upcoming Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm and taking pla ...

  17. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Premieres 'I Love Jenni' Season Two At Party With Gerardo Ortiz, mun2 Execs

    March 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST Regional Mexican singers Jenni Rivera and Gerardo Ortiz at the launch party for Rivera's "I Love Jenni" reality program at My House in Hollywood. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera capped off the premiere pa ...

  18. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Talks New Album, mun2 Production Deal & Upcoming Edward James Olmos-Produced Film

    November 23, 2011 7:40 AM EST Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera takes time to show members of the media and her fans the dress she donated to the Hard Rock Café at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles during a press conference to support the release of her two albums, "Jo ...

  19. Jenni Rivera Cancels Estrella TV Show

    October 13, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Jenni Rivera, who just last week announced she would host a TV show titled "Jenni" on Estrella TV, wrote yesterday on her Twitter account that the deal is off. "Dear fans and followers," Rivera wrote. "Letting you know tha ...

  20. Jenni Rivera To Host Radio On Entravision

    September 26, 2011 7:45 AM EDT Jenni Rivera renewed her recording contract with UMLE/Fonovisa. She has a reality TV series on bilingual channel mun2. And now, she has her own radio show. "Contacto Directo con Jenni Rivera" will begin airing October on radio properties ...

  21. Jenni Rivera, The 'Diva of Banda,' Renews Contract With Universal Music Latin/Fonovisa

    August 23, 2011 7:20 PM EDT Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera has renewed her contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa, UMLE president Victor Gonzalez tells Billboard.biz. Rivera, known as the Diva of Banda Music, has become a top-selling name in the reg ...

  22. Jerry Rivera Signs With VeneMusic; Pee Wee Inks With Top Stop

    May 19, 2011 5:50 PM EDT Jerry Rivera with Venevision's Jorge Pino Veteran Puerto Rican salsa star Jerry Rivera, who was part of the salsa renaissance of the 1990s, has signed with indie label VeneMusic, which will release his upcoming tropical album, "El Amor E ...

  23. Jenni Rivera Reality Show Gets Greenlight For Season 2

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican diva Jenni Rivera will return to bilingual television network mun2 for a second session of her reality show. The new season, called “Jenni Rivera Presents...,” kicks off in spring, 2011. The show is an off-shoot of “Jenni Rivera P ...

  24. Jenni Rivera To Face Trial For Cash Smuggling

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer Jenni Rivera has been ordered to face trial for failing to declare thousands of dollars in cash at Mexico City's international airport. Rivera says a judge ruled she could be free while the trial proceeds but must report to court ever ...

  25. Jenni Rivera To March On Phoenix

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Banda diva Jenni Rivera will protest Arizona's new immigration enforcement law by performing at the end of a march on Arizona's Capitol on Saturday (May 29). Rivera, who is not performing in Arizona as part of her AEG Live-promoted " ...

  26. Musician Jenni Rivera Signs With Spanish Networks

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In a rare feat, Mexican-American music star and budding actress Jenni Rivera has a hand in projects from both major Spanish-language network operators. But she's looking to do much more. "I have always wanted to be the Mexican Oprah Winf ...

  27. Rivera Family Delivers Emotional Discussion At Regional Mexican Confab

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Laughter and plenty of tears marked the Rivera family's frank discussion of their musical dynasty today (Oct. 8) at the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los Angeles. The family patriarch Pedro Rivera and his children -- artists Jenn ...

  28. Radio, Stars Aligned For Billboard Regional Mexican Summit

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radio programmers from major and emerging markets, the Rivera family musical dynasty, a new wave of regional Mexican artists and superstar Alejandro Fernandez are lined up for the fourth annual Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit. The summit d ...

  29. Rivera Family Set For Billboard's Regional Mexican Summit

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Rivera family - stars Jenni Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, Juan Rivera and their father, industry icon Pedro Rivera - will all sit together in a unique and historic industry panel during Billboard's Regional Mexican Music Summit in October. The ...

  30. Latin Briefs: Idol Winner, Diana Reyes, Rivera Tour

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST - "Latin American Idol" Season 2 winner Carlos Peña is releasing his new single, "Desesperadamente," in the U.S. this week as he prepares to perform at an inaugural celebration for President-elect Barack Obama. The Guatemalan s ...

  31. Orchard Inks Key Regional Mexican Labels

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor The Orchard has signed up two key labels in the regional Mexican genre. Cintas Acuario, home to early recordings from Jenni Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, Valentin Elizalde, Chalino Sanchez and El Chapo de Sinaloa, has joined The Orch ...

  32. Latin Indie Cintas Acuario Sues Sony BMG

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Cintas Acuario and its publishing arms, Sonora Music Publishing and Cintas Acuario publishing, have filed a copyright infringement suit against Sony BMG Entertainment's U.S. Latin label. The suit, filed May 3 in U.S. District Cour ...

  33. Mexican Star Lupillo Rivera To Host Radio Show

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Syndicated offering to begin in November. As initially reported in Billboard magazine (October 7), regional Mexican star Lupillo Rivera has finalized a contract with Radio Network to launch his own syndicated radio show. The two-hour weekly show, ...

  34. 'Nuevas Voces' Crowns Gio Williams

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oscar Rivera takes second. Dominican-born Gio Williams was crowned winner of the Telemundo network's “Nuevas Voces de América” during the show's May 29 finale in Miami. Williams competed alongside 20 finalists during the 15-week nationwi ...