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  1. Alejandro Fernandez Discusses His ‘Two Worlds’ At Billboard Summit

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singing star Alejandro Fernandez dished on stage fright, coming out of his famous father’s shadow and his two forthcoming albums in a candid and sometimes raunchy keynote Q&A today (Oct. 9) at the Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los ...

  2. Will Kanye West's VMAs Outburst Hurt His Upcoming Tour?

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After crashing the stage during Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards last weekend and numerous apologies for his outburst - stating he would "take some time off" to reflect - Kanye West will instead join La ...

  3. Daughtry Arena Tour Dates Unveiled

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chris Daughtry and the rock band that bears his name are only halfway through a string of summer club dates celebrating the chart-topping album "Leave This Town," but the next extended jaunt through North American arenas is already set. ...

  4. Univision Revenues Dip 4% In Q2

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications' financial results for the second quarter and for the first six months ending June 30, 2009, showed the company had slowed down the revenue decline it registered for the first quarter. Net revenue declined 4% for the ...

  5. Latin Briefs: Border Media Partners, mun2

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Border Media Partners has launched a new corridos format, El Compa, on San Antonio's KRIO. The station was formerly called Digital and was a Latin pop format. El Compa's programming director is Alfonso Flores. ( Radio Online ) -- Bili ...

  6. Sound Box Studios Opens In San Antonio

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT th Floor Studios, producers of multiple television music shows including “Billboard Latino,” have opened a state-of-the-art audio recording and post-production studio in San Antonio, Tex. The Sound Box Studios is a partnership between 13th Floor ...

  7. Univision Radio, Smirnoff Ice Back Latin Shows

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Univision Radio has launched a partnership with Smirnoff Ice to produce and promote a series of summer concert events aimed at the Latin marketplace. The concert events, called Fiestas Chulas, are part of a national Smirnoff Ice promotion and will ...

  8. Creed To Reunite For Tour, Album

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Creed has announced all four of the original band members - Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall - will reunite for a summer tour and new album. The tour, the band's first in seven years, begins Aug. 6 in Pittsburgh. ...

  9. Green Day Announces Summer Tour

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day has announced a slate of 38 summer dates that begins July 3 in Seattle and marks the chart-topping rock band's first full North American tour in more than three years. The summer trek, which will support the trio's May 15 album ...

  10. Business Briefs: RealNetworks, MediaDefender, Ticketmaster, Live Nation And More

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Vodafone and RealNetworks have launched an unlimited music service in Spain that is bundled with an unlimited data plan. The service costs 16 euros ($21.50) per month and offers both streams and over-the-air downloads (which are locked to the de ...

  11. Klaxons, MGMT and Vampire Weekend Headline Ibiza Rocks

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Klaxons, MGMT and Vampire Weekend have been confirmed for the bill at Spain's series of Ibiza Rocks festival shows this summer. The event, now in its fifth year, takes place from June 16-Sept. 8 at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel in the town of San Ant ...

  12. Jonas Brothers Roll Out Tour Plans

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two weeks after the premiere of Disney's "Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert" film, the siblings have unveiled dates to their upcoming world tour. The 44-date North American leg begins June 20 at the Dallas Cowboys New Stadium i ...

  13. Honda Partners With Telemundo For Sweeps

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Telemundo is teaming up with Honda for a sweepstakes promotion for the latter’s 2009 Civic dangling the chance to go behind the scenes of its show Descontrol for a live performance by reggaeton duo Alexis & Fido in Miami. The promo, which laun ...

  14. Plaza Mexico To Open Doors

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Promoter Elio Espino will cut the ribbon tomorrow (Feb. 6) on Plaza Mexico, a new venue complex in San Antonio that will host everything from large-scale dances to rodeos and soccer matches. Espino, owner of concert promotion company Universo Musi ...

  15. Billboard Q&A: LatinPointe CEO David Chavez

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST On Jan. 18, 4,200 people packed Washington, D.C.'s Union Station for the Latino Inaugural Ball, a celebration of President Barack Obama's taking office. Elected officials, Latino civil rights leaders and top entertainers including Alejan ...

  16. Clear Channel Cuts 1,850 Jobs

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The parent of Clear Channel Communications Inc. told workers on Tuesday that it is cutting 1,850 jobs as the nation's largest owner of radio stations grapples with the economic meltdown. The cuts represent about 9 percent of the company' ...

  17. TeleRitmo To Launch In Chicago

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Following the U.S. launch of two of its entertainment channels in Texas last fall, Mexican media conglomerate Grupo Multimedios has its eye on rolling out in more of the top Hispanic markets this side of the border. Most significant for the Latin ...

  18. Elton John, Billy Joel Joint Tour A 'Smash'

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a positive sign for the 2009 touring season, sales for the upcoming Billy Joel/Elton John co-headlining tour are "through the roof," according to Wilson Howard, president, Live Nation Music Southeast, who calls the tour "a smash. ...

  19. Kinky Preps Club, Theater Tour

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Electro/alternative Mexican group Kinky will accompany the physical release of their album “Barracuda” (Nettwerk Music Group) with a 16-date U.S. tour that kicks off February 21 at San Francisco’s Grand Ballroom. Kinky released “Barracuda” in digi ...

  20. Univision Taps 'Esta Navidad' For Holiday Theme

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Esta Navidad," a song written and performed by pianist Arthur Hanlon and sung by Puerto Rican pop artist Janina, is the Christmas theme song for several local Univision TV stations. A TV spot featuring both artists is airing in New York ...

  21. Nickelback Plots 2009 Tour

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelback will begin a North American tour Feb. 25 in Nashville in support of its just-released Roadrunner album "Dark Horse." Tickets go on sale Dec. 5 via LiveNation.com, but Nickelback fan club members get first crack on Friday (Nov. ...

  22. Update: Univision Radio Revenue Down 3%

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The continuing erosion of the overall advertising market took a bit of a toll on Los Angeles-based Univision Communications during the third quarter. Univision, a giant in the world of Spanish-language radio and television operations, said revenue ...

  23. Arbitron Moves PPM Deployment For Nine Markets

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Arbitron announced Tuesday (Nov. 4) that it was moving up the PPM commercialization date for four markets, Kansas City, San Antonio, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. These markets are now scheduled to commercialize with the December 2009 PPM survey r ...

  24. Radio Reacts To Guns N' Roses Single

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock radio outlets from Jackson, Miss., to Springfield, Mass., started their morning with the new Guns N' Roses single, "Chinese Democracy," and reaction to the band's first new song in nine years is running the gamut. &qu ...

  25. Opry Star Charlie Walker Dies

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grand Ole Opry star Charlie Walker died this morning (Sept.12) in the Nashville suburb of Hendersonville, Tenn. Walker, 81, had recently been diagnosed with colon cancer. He is survived by his wife, Connie, as well as 10 children: Ronnie, Cindy, A ...

  26. AC/DC Reveals Fall Tour Plans

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its forthcoming studio album, AC/DC will launch its Black Ice World Tour on Oct. 28 at the Wachovia Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. The 24-date North American leg of the arena jaunt is scheduled to wrap Dec. 18 at the Time Warner Cable A ...

  27. Warner Artists Play On Triple Bill

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Latina's Jesse & Joy, Tommy Torres and Jorge Villamizar are teaming up for a four-city Texas club tour in conjunction with BMP Radio. From June 30 - July 3, the tour will take the three pop acts to McAllen's Tao, Laredo& ...

  28. Mike Relm Tapped For Tony Hawk Tour

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT DJ/turntablist Mike Relm has been selected to appear on Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam action sports tour, beginning July 18 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio, and wrapping Aug. 24 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvi ...

  29. Tejano Singer Navaira Hurt In Bus Crash

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tejano singer Emilio Navaira was critically injured when his band's bus crashed on a highway in Texas, officials said. Navaira and his band Rio had performed at a Houston nightclub on Saturday night. At about 5 a.m. Sunday, the band's bu ...

  30. Guzman Kicks Off Tour Next Month

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alejandra Guzman's "Fuerza USA Tour" will start April 9 in Laredo, Tex. and hit other cities in Texas and California over the next month. Guzman's tour takes her to clubs in Laredo, San Antonio and Houston April 9 - 11 before h ...

  31. Prisa Plays 'Peace Without Frontiers' Latin Concert

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Prisa's radio division Union Radio, Spain's biggest media group, enabled millions of Latin Americans to listen in on the "Peace Without Frontiers" concert, played Sunday midday local time on the Colombia-Venezuela border. The c ...

  32. Stars To Join Juanes For Peace Concert

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Miguel Bose, Ricardo Montaner, Carlos Vives, Juan Fernando Velasco and Alejandro Sanz are scheduled to join Juanes to perform a free concert on the Colombia-Venezuela border, in support of a peaceful resolution to tensions that h ...

  33. AEG Facilities Adds San Antonio's AT&T Center

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST AEG Facilities, a division of Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment presenter AEG, has signed a venue service agreement with the AT&T Center in San Antonio. AEG Facilities COO Bob Newman announced the agreement. As part of the deal, AEG F ...

  34. Cuevas Readies U.S. Tour

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former La Ley vocalist Beto Cuevas will tour 18 U.S. cities this spring on a trek sponsored by Jack Daniel's Studio No. 7. The club tour starts Mar. 18 in San Antonio and continues throughout the Southwest, California, Chicago and New York be ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Kinky To Re-Issue 'Reina,' Tour North America

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mexican genre mashers Kinky are re-issuing their 2006 album "Reina" on Feb. 5 in advance of a 22-date North American tour. The re-issue on Kin-Kon/Nettwerk will contain two bonus tracks: a Brazilian Girls remix of "¿A Dónde Van Los ...

  37. Nickelodeon Preps 'The Backyardigans' Release, Tour

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelodeon's preschooler favorite, "The Backyardigans," will expand beyond the small screen with a third CD that drops Jan. 22 and a 50-city live theatrical tour starting March 28. On Jan. 14, Nickelodeon will premiere an hour-long ...

  38. Jonas Brothers Ink Tour Deal With Live Nation

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has inked a two-year, multi-million dollar worldwide touring deal with the Hollywood Records pop act Jonas Brothers. The deal, billed as the first of its kind for an up-and-coming act, is expected to result in more than 140 theater and ...

  39. Van Halen Beefs Up 2008 Itinerary

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen has added 23 new U.S. dates to its reunion tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth, extending the trek into April. Beyond the five shows added in mid-November , the Live Nation-produced trek featuring Roth, Eddie and Alex Van Halen ...

  40. RBD Postpones U.S. Concert Dates

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The remaining U.S. dates of Mexican pop group RBD's "Tour Celestial 2007" have been postponed until February. Among the to-be-rescheduled dates are stops in Phoenix; Tucson, Ariz.; Los Angeles; San Diego; Bakersfield, Calif.; Fresno ...

  41. Gabriel To Launch Stateside Tour This Fall

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After the successful launch of his North American tour in Mexico this past May, Mexican icon Juan Gabriel will launch the U.S. leg of his tour with a show Sept. 2 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Gabriel will play arenas in a total of 25 American ...

  42. Mexican Supergroup RBD Plans U.S. Trek

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following dates in Europe and Latin America, Mexican pop supergroup RBD is bringing its "Tour Celestial 2007" to arenas stateside. A 24-hour presale will be held Aug. 3 on a dedicated page at Univision.com for dates beginning Oct. 5 at S ...

  43. It's Good To Be B.B. King

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Three months. That was the longest stretch B.B. King ever took off from the road. Six weeks in, however, that old antsy feeling came knocking. "I was married then, and I'd promised my wife I would take off for a while," King says. & ...

  44. MTV Tr3s Expands Programming Slate

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin youth-oriented channel MTV Tr3s, which launched in September, has given the greenlight to 12 new original productions and 12 returning shows for the 2007-2008 season. The channel will present its programming during a road show that kicks off ...

  45. Slayer, Manson Announce Co-Bill Dates

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Slayer and Marilyn Manson have revealed dates for a 25-city North American co-headline bill, starting July 25 at the Sound Advice Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Fla., and wrapping Sept. 1 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio. Sout ...

  46. Daddy Yankee To Hit The Road

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee will support his upcoming album "The Cartel: The Big Boss," due June 5 via El Cartel/Interscope, with a 40-city tour of the U.S. and Latin America, starting Aug. 31 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Billb ...

  47. Korn, Evanescence Team For Family Values Tour

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Korn and Evanescence will co-headline this year's Family Values tour, which will visit 31 North American cities starting July 16 in St. Louis. Sharing the main stage on this year's Live Nation-produced festival are Atreyu, Flyleaf, Helly ...

  48. Ozzfest Offering Free Tickets For 2007 Tour

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tickets to the 2007 edition of Ozzfest will be free, organizers said today (Feb. 6). The 25-date tour will begin July 7 in Los Angeles; details have yet to be announced regarding distribution of tickets. The event, which will be headlined by Ozzy ...

  49. LATV To Enter New Markets This Spring

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Southern California bilingual entertainment channel LATV will begin national broadcast this spring on four Post-Newsweek stations, the TV subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. LATV, which began broadcasting in the Los Angeles market in 2001, ...

  50. Pedowitz Elected To BMI Board

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mark Pedowitz, president of Touchstone Television and executive VP of ABC Entertainment Television Group, has been elected to the BMI board of directors. The announcement by chairman Cecil Walker came today (Nov. 17) in New York following the orga ...

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