San Juan

  1. Stations Added To BDS Latin Format Panel

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A trio of major stations has been added to the BDS Latin format panel. Pop station WMEG-106.9 in San Juan, Pueto Rico, tropical station WRYM-840 in Hartford, Conn., and Regional Mexican station KEXA-93.9 in Monterey-Salinas, Calif., will be monito ...

  2. Cafe Tacvba Announce World Tour

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock legends Café Tacvba announced details of their 20th anniversary world tour today. The trek will take the Grammy and Latin Grammy winners to 20 cities in Central and South America, the U.S. and Europe. Also as part of the anniversary, ...

  3. Spanish Icon Raphael Plans Trek

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish icon Raphael is preparing to kick off the North and South American leg of his 50th anniversary celebration tour with a show April 16 in Buenos Aires' Luna Park. Last year, Raphael released the album "Raphael 50 Años Después" ...

  4. Solis, Sebastian Take ASCAP Songwriting Honors

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Two regional Mexican icons - Marco Antonio Solis and Joan Sebastian - won the songwriter of the year award at the 17th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards held tonight at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sebastian's song "Par ...

  5. ASCAP Latin Awards Set For March

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 17th annual El Premio ASCAP on March 3 at the Ritz Carlton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The gala event honors the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most performe ...

  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. Update: 'American Idol' Changing Its Tune

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fox today (Dec. 15) outlined the schedule for the eighth season of "American Idol," which reworks the elimination process to extend the Hollywood round and gives judges the opportunity to send some of their overlooked favorite contestant ...

  8. 'Idol' Sets Auditions For New Season

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Auditions for the eighth season of "American Idol" begin Thursday, July 17 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. The other audition cities are: Louisville, Ken. on July 21; Phoenix, Ariz. on July 25; Salt Lake City, Utah on July 29; San Ju ...

  9. Mercado Rises At BMI

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Joey Mercado has been promoted to director of Latin writer/publisher relations and media licensing at BMI. He was previously manager for Latin markets and media licensing at the performing right organization. Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mercad ...

  10. Hancock, Jarreau Top 2008 Playboy Jazz Fest Lineup

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Grammy winner Herbie Hancock is among the headliners slated for the 2008 Playboy Jazz Festival. The festival lineup, which includes Al Jarreau, Tower of Power, Keb' Mo', the James Moody Quartet, Roy Hargrove Big Band and first-time Playb ...

  11. Juanes Reveals Stateside Dates

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first U.S. leg of Juanes’ 2008 world tour was revealed today, with shows set in markets such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 14 for the arena trek, which is sponsored by Sprint and Ford. More dates in T ...

  12. MTV Tr3s To Sponsor U.S. RBD Trek

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Tr3s is the media sponsor for the U.S. leg of Mexican pop group RBD's "Tour Celestial 2007." The channel will feature the group on a dedicated episode of interactive texting show "TXTO" on Sept. 13, on "MiTRL" ...

  13. Ricky Martin Returns To States This Summer

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's Black & White tour is returning Stateside this summer after a stint in Europe. Initial dates for the tour's second U.S. leg include Aug. 10-11 at San Juan, Puerto Rico's Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, where Martin ...

  14. mun2 Rolls Out New Programming

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment cable channel mun2 is rolling out three new shows for its Latino youth audience, and its parent network Telemundo announced new concert specials, as part of their upfront presentations in New York this week. In addition to ...

  15. Mana Plans U.S. Jaunt

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mexican pop rock band Mana has revealed the dates of its 2007 tour, its first U.S. trek in three years. The group will kick-off its 19-show stint Feb. 10 at the San Diego Sports Arena, and will play a total of 12 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, ...

  16. Mana Plans U.S. Jaunt

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST -show stint starts Feb. 10 in San Diego. Mexican pop rock band Mana has revealed the dates of its 2007 tour, its first U.S. bout in three years. The group will kick-off its 19-show stint Feb. 10 at the San Diego Sports Arena, and will play a tot ...

  17. Don Omar Preps U.S. Trek

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only second reggaetón act to embark on tour in states. William Omar Landrón, aka Don Omar, will launch his first extensive U.S. tour October 13 in Atlanta. Don Omar will play a total of 17 U.S. cities, plus three dates at the Coliseum in San Juan, ...

  18. MTV Bows Programming For Puerto Rico

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island studios, VJs planned for November. MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an agreement with LIN TV, owner of Puerto Rico's Channel 24. MTV Puerto Rico will air on Channel 24 in San Juan and on its repeating stations throughout the is ...

  19. MTV Bows Programming For Puerto Rico

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rico has become the latest Spanish-language territory to get its MTV. MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an agreement with LIN TV, owner of Puerto Rico's Channel 24. MTV Puerto Rico wil MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an ...

  20. Marc Anthony Postpones Summer Tour

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Latin superstar Marc Anthony has postponed his summer tour, which was due to begin June 11 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Latin superstar Marc Anthony has postponed his summer tour, which was due to begin June 11 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. "Due to ...

  21. Latin Grammys Return To L.A.

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a one-year stint in Miami, the Latin Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles in 2004, Billboard.biz has learned. The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will take place Sept. 1 at the Shrine Audito After a one-year stint in Miami, the Latin Gram ...

  22. Estéfano Tops BMI Latin Honors

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the third consecutive year, Colombian songwriter/producer Estéfano was named BMI's songwriter of the year at the rights body's Latin Awards, presented today (March 16) in San Juan, Puerto Ric For the third consecutive year, ...

  23. Perez, Sebastian Lead El Premio ASCAP Honors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rudy Perez and Joan Sebastian both received honors for songwriter of the year at the 12th annual El Premio ASCAP Awards, presented today (March 11) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. El Premio ASCAP honored th Rudy Perez and Joan Sebastian both received ho ...

  24. Medina Countersues Martin

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who managed Ricky Martin for 12 years, has filed a $63.5 million countersuit against his former client, alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment and pa Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who ...

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