Sergio George

  1. Tropical Artist India Signs with Top Stop Music

    January 17, 2014 1:38 AM EST India, the tropical artist who has been charming audiences since the '80s as "the princess of salsa," has joined the label Top Stop Music, which was founded by veteran producer Sergio George. Born in Puerto Rico as Linda Viera Cabal ...

  2. Backbeat: Samsung Thought-Leadership Breakfast Draws Latin Music Leaders

    November 25, 2013 10:58 AM EST As part of Latin Grammys week, Billboard brought together Latin music industry leaders for an exclusive Thought-Leadership breakfast at the Four Seasons hotel on Nov. 21, presented by Samsung Galaxy. Arriving promptly at 9:30 a.m., despite a slew ...

  3. Carlos Vives, Sergio George, Julio Reyes Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. The night belonged to two tropica ...

  4. Sergio George, Natalia Lafourcade Early Winners at Latin Grammy Pre-Telecast

    November 21, 2013 8:26 PM EST Despite rain and the cancellation of the famous green carpet, the 2013 Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a highly spirited performance by Venezuelan band La Vida Bohème, who later took the prize for best rock album. Sergio George was crowned p ...

  5. Backbeat: Leslie Grace, Jorge Villamizar, 5 Solz, Tito Nieves Fire-Up Top Stop’s Latin Music Conference Showcase

    April 24, 2013 1:38 PM EDT With the rise of hybrid genres like merengue electronico climbing the overall Latin charts, it can often seem like the Latin industry is in danger of ignoring tropical music in favor of its trendier pop offspring. It's lucky, then, that tro ...

  6. En Breve: Pepsi looks to Latin music for Super Bowl

    November 19, 2012 12:38 PM EST Pepsi looks to Latin music for Super Bowl Pepsi will target the Latin market during the 2013 Super Bowl with music partnerships including a concert with Univision. The Fan Jam Concert takes place Feb. 1 and will feature such acts as reggaetón r ...

  7. Music Vets Launch Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

    November 12, 2012 11:12 PM EST A group of veteran music industry professionals have created the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and will announce 24 nominees on Nov. 27, according to a spokesperson for the newly established nonprofit. The Miami-based organization, being led by a ...

  8. Prince Royce Fires Back at Top Stop, Files Counterclaim Against Label (Update)

    October 25, 2012 7:14 PM EDT (Note: This story was updated with a quote from Top Stop's Sergio George who responded for our request for comment after press time.) After being sued by his label, indie Top Stop Music (TSM), for breach of contract and unjust enrichment last ...

  9. Prince Royce Sued by Top Stop for Breach of Contract

    September 18, 2012 7:45 PM EDT Rising bachata star Prince Royce, the most successful new Latin act in recent years, has been sued for breach of contract and unjust enrichment by his label and publishing company, indie Top Stop Music and Top Stop Music Publishing. The complaint, ...

  10. Top Stop Music, Home to Prince Royce, Inks Distribution Deal With Atlantic Records

    November 28, 2011 3:19 PM EST Top Stop Music, the indie Latin label home to new urban bachata star Prince Royce, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Atlantic Records for the U.S. The deal encompasses Top Stop's entire roster, including Prince Royce, salsa star ...

  11. Exclusive: Prince Royce Signs With Atlantic for English-Language Releases

    May 16, 2011 3:12 PM EDT Prince Royce at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last month (photo: Arnold Turner) Prince Royce, the Bronx native whose eponymous debut became the top-selling Latin album by a new act in 2010, has signed with Atlantic Records to release English-la ...

  12. Mala Rodriguez, Ruben Blades Nab Early Wins At Latin Grammys

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST A happy mix of artists co-existed as winners in the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards pretelecast in Las Vegas, with several notable upsets. They included Mala Rodriguez's "No Pidas Perdón" besting songs by Don Omar and Daddy Yankee i ...

  13. Top Spot Music Links With Select-O-Hits

    January 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Top Spot Music, the new indie label launched by producer/composer Sergio George, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with indie distributor Select-O-Hits. Select-O will distribute Top Spot's releases in North America, including Pue ...

  14. George, Wisin & Yandel Win Early Latin Grammys

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tropical producer Sergio George and and reggaeton hitmakers Wisin & Yandel were early winners tonight (Nov. 13) at the 9th annual Latin Grammy awards, presented at Houston's Toyota Center. On the strength of his work on Marc Anthony' ...

  15. India Inks With SGZ

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label launched last year by former Warner Latina president George Zamora and Grammy-winning producer Sergio George. Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label l ...

  16. India Inks With SGZ

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label launched last year by former Warner Latina president George Zamora and Grammy-winning producer Sergio George. Salsa diva India has signed with SGZ Records, the independent label l ...

  17. Ex-Warner Exec Zamora To Head New Latin Label

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Warner Music Latina president George Zamora has teamed with producer Sergio George on a new independent Latin label. SGZ Entertainment, which stands for Sergio George Zamora, is based in Miami. Former Warner Music Latina president George Za ...