Selena

  1. Sergio Lopes Departs Capitol Latin

    September 26, 2012 11:44 AM EDT Sergio Lopes, who for over a year served as the head of Capitol Latin in the U.S., has left the company. Sources say Lopes' position was eliminated a little over a week ago. Lopes had been appointed senior VP of Capitol Latin in the U.S. in a ...

  2. Actress Lupe Ontiveros, Star of Films 'Selena' and 'Zoot Suit,' dies at 69

    July 27, 2012 12:04 PM EDT Lupe Ontiveros, the Mexican American actress who appeared in "Selena" with Jennifer Lopez and who was one of the original cast members of the musical play "Zoot Suit," has died. She was 69. Ontiveros' son, Elias, said his ...

  3. Backbeat: Chris Perez Charms Fans, Features New Music During Grammy Museum Showcase

    May 16, 2012 10:30 AM EDT (L-R): Drummer Robin Lopez, guitarist Chris Perez, manager Pete Salgado and vocalist Angel Ferrer take some time to mingle after the Chris Perez Project showcase at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live on May 12. The band performed for about an hour as ...

  4. Exclusive: MTV's Bruce Gillmer on Executive-Producing the EMAs, Host Selena Gomez and Getting 62 Million Votes

    November 04, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Bruce Gillmer, MTV European Music Awards Executive Producer, says this weekend's program is the "crowning jewel" of MTV's international events. Bruce Gillmer, the executive producer of this year's 18th annual MTV European ...

  5. Selena, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz To Appear on U.S. Postage Stamps

    March 09, 2011 4:17 PM EST You've Got Latin Mail: The U.S. Post Office's Latin Music Legends (Forever) stamp series. Latin music icons Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, and Selena, along with Argentine tango legend Carlos Gardel and Brazilian archetype Carmen Miranda, will ...

  6. Music Lawyer Peter Lopez Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sad news this afternoon: Well-known music lawyer Peter Lopez has been found dead at the Encino home he shares with actress wife Catherine Bach. Police were called to the home today after a gunshot was heard. "LAPD is on the scene," depar ...

  7. Latin Briefs: Jorge Villamizar, MTV, Selena

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST - Colombian singer-songwriter Jorge Villamizar has signed a new worldwide management deal with The Sixth House. The next solo album from the ex-Bacilos frontman, who just won a Latin Grammy for his co-write of Luis Enrique's "Yo No Sé Ma ...

  8. Sears Casts Disney's Gomez In Back-to-School Push

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Actress/singer Selena Gomez, the 17-year-old star of the Disney Channel TV series Wizards of Waverly Place, is featured in a Sears back-to-school campaign that invites kids to participate in the “Sears Air Band Casting Call” for a chance to perfor ...

  9. Warner Readies 'Selena' Special Edition

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Home Video will release a digitally-restored tenth anniversary edition of "Selena," the 1997 film starring Jennifer Lopez as the slain tejano music star, Sept. 18. The two-disc set includes the original movie, a director's cu ...

  10. Martinez Signs To WMM For New Set

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ex-Kumbia Kings member Cruz Martinez has signed to Warner Music Mexico for a new album. The single, "Muevelo," will get a worldwide release June 18, according to the label. The album's title and release date have yet to be announced ...

  11. Kumbia All-Starz Prep Tour

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Urban/Tejano pop fusionists the Kumbia All-Starz will kick off their US tour in Odessa, Texas May 4, to be followed by dates in Arizona, Colorado and Minnesota. Venue information was unavailable as of press time, but the band led by former Kumbia ...

  12. Montaner To Receive Billboard Spirit Of Hope Award

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Venezuelan superstar Ricardo Montaner will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards. Montaner, a singer/songwriter known for his emotive vocals and well-crafted lyrics, receives the award for t ...

  13. Exclusive: J. Lo's First Spanish Album Due In April

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez catapulted her acting career with her starring role in "Selena," a biopic on the Latin Tejano star who sang in Spanish and was on the verge of an English-language crossover prior to her death. Ten years after "Selena, ...

  14. Tejano Legend Laura Canales Dead At 50

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pioneer pre-saged Selena as Tejano queen. Tejano music legend Laura Canales died April 16 in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications following surgery. She was 50 years old. Canales was the first massively popular female singer in the macho world ...

  15. Latin Notas

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Propelled by the huge success of the Univision TV network special "Selena Vive!," EMI Music U.S. Latin has put an increased push behind the CD and DVD releases of the show. Read Leila Cobo's column. Propelled by the huge success of ...

  16. Selena Tribute Concert In The Works

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A major concert featuring a wide range of Latin stars will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Selena Quintanilla's death. The Univision Television network has announced that on April 7, it will br A major concert featuring a wide range of ...

  17. Selena Tribute Concert In The Works

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A major concert featuring a wide range of Latin stars will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Selena Quintanilla's death. The Univision Television network has announced that on April 7, it will br A major concert featuring a wide range of ...

  18. Regional Mexican Tour Slated For February

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Inaugural run to cover 20 cities. The Gira Nueva Generación (New Generation Tour) 2005, a new tour aimed toward a younger and more diverse regional Mexican audience, will kick off Feb. 25 in Oakland, Calif. The tour, which will feature performance ...

  19. Isidro Lopez Dead At 75

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer/saxophonist Isidro Lopez, considered the founding father of modern Tejano music, died Aug. 16 in a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications of a massive stroke suffered earlier this Singer/saxophonist Isidro Lopez, considered the ...