Shakira

  1. Ritmo Latino Vows Iglesias Boycott

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ritmo Latino, the nation's largest independent Latin music retailer, says it is holding off on selling Enrique Iglesias' "Insomniac," which hits stores June 12 via Interscope, to protest what president David Massry calls " ...

  2. Sony/ATV Acquires Famous

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the successful bidder for Famous Music. The joint venture created by Sony Corp. and trusts formed by Michael Jackson, helmed by chairman/CEO Marty Bandier, acquired the publisher from Viacom. "The depth and breadt ...

  3. Shakira Breaks Records In Mexico

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shakira set a new attendance record at Mexico City's Zócalo, with an estimated 210,000 people showing up for a free concert held there on May 26. It has become traditional for artists touring Mexico to perform free shows at the city's Zó ...

  4. Aerosmith Set For First India Concert

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith will perform in India next month for the first time. The veteran band will play a concert in India's southern city of Bangalore on June 2, as part of its Greatest Hits 2007 World Tour. The event will take place at the Palace Grounds ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Retailer Pulls Jennifer Lopez CDs Off Shelves

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music retailer Ritmo Latino has pulled all of Jennifer Lopez' music off its shelves in retaliation for what it says are the singer's plans to skip in-stores at Latin retail. Lopez signed autographs at an FYE store in the Bronx on Wednesd ...

  7. Ramos Upped At Live Nation

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, has promoted Kate Ramos to the newly created position of senior VP of Touring Alliances. She reports jointly to Live Nation Alliances president Russell Wallach and president of Nor ...

  8. Silbermond Leads Germany's Echo Nominations

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST With four nominations, rock band Silbermond is the frontrunner heading into Germany's 16th annual Echo Awards, to be held March 25. The act is up for group rock/pop national, and is nominated for hit of the year with "Das Beste" (Co ...

  9. Exclusive: Pretty Ricky Teams With Eventful.com

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST For fans who want and demand it, Pretty Ricky will be only too happy to give them a “Late Night Special.” Putting a user-generated twist on the traditional tour concept, the Atlantic Records group is partnering with San Diego-based Eventful.com to ...

  10. SoundScan Adds OTA Tracking

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nielsen SoundScan International has added over-the-air full-track digital download sales to its tracking of worldwide digital music sales. The company is working directly with mobile operators in Spain, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway to colle ...

  11. Sources: Beyonce To Release Spanish Tracks

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Beyonce's Spanish version of "Irreplaceable" flying up Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, the "Dreamgirl" is dreaming of crossover. The singer stated in an interview with univision.com -- and sources confirm -- t ...

  12. El Canto Del Loco Wins Three At Premios Awards

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST El Canto del Loco, David Bisbal and Shakira were the main winners at the Premios Principales award ceremony, held at the Palacio de Deportes in Madrid on Saturday (Dec. 16). Pop/rock group El Canto del Loco won three of the 10 awards: best nationa ...

  13. RBD's 'Celestial' shifts 117K In First Week

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST RBD's "Celestial" (EMI Televisa) scanned nearly 117,000 copies on its first week in stores, notching the highest first-week sales for a Spanish language album so far this year. Historically, "Celestial's" first-week s ...

  14. Shakira, Calle 13 Win Big At Latin Grammys

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newcomers Calle 13 of Puerto Rico dominated the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards last night (Nov. 2) in a show celebrating music from throughout the America Colombian bombshell Shakira and reggaeton newc ...

  15. Panda Wins Big At MTV Latin Video Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red and black dress for a mariachi trumpet-backed performance that got thousands of fans on their feet to open the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, Thursda Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red an ...

  16. Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held live Nov. 2. Pop is the dominant theme in the list of nominees for the seventh annual Latin Grammys, with Shakira leading the fray with six nods. Shakira's sweep in nominations comes on the strength of her Spanish language set " ...

  17. Chili Peppers Head Up MTV Awards

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Copenhagen to host gala Nov. 2. The Red Hot Chili Peppers top the nominations listings ahead of the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, which will take place Nov. 2 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The alternative rock act is nominated four times, includi ...

  18. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Furtado, Shakira round out top 3. Furtado, Shakira round out top 3. News ...

  19. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  20. Chili Peppers Continue To Burn In Europe

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of top place on European Top 100 Albums, leading the way with "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) for the second consecutive week and seventh in total. Released in May, Red Hot Chili Peppers keeps hold of t ...

  21. Muse Tops Euro Chart For Third Straight Week

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Holes' is No. 1 in Switzerland, Flanders; No. 2 in France. For the third straight week, Muse’s “Black Holes and Revelations” (Helium 3/A&E/Warner Bros.) leads Billboard’s European Top 100 Albums survey, despite a 1-5 fall in the gro ...

  22. Simpson To Offer Personalized Song To Fans

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Available July 18 via Yahoo! Music. Beginning July 18, Jessica Simpson fans will be able to purchase a personalized version of Simpson's new single "A Public Affair," containing three customized shout-outs, exclusively at Yahoo! Mus ...

  23. MTV Unplugged To Feature Ricky Martin

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. The Puerto Rican superstar has been unveiled as the featured act in the newest MTV Unplugged series to be produced by MTV Latin America in conjunction wit Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. ...

  24. Keane's 'Sea' Sails Away With Euro No. 1

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In an unchanged top four on European Top 100 Albums, Keane's "Under The Iron Sea" (Universal Island) leads the survey for a third week. In the United Kingdom, it falls 1-2 but sells a further 45,000 u In an unchanged top four on Eur ...

  25. BPI Moves In On AllofMP3.com

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British recording industry is one stage closer to closing down the rogue Russian download site AllofMP3.com. The British recording industry is one stage closer to closing down the rogue Russian download site AllofMP3.com. The BPI said today (J ...

  26. Keane Keeps 'Iron' Grip On Euro Throne

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chilis, Shakira, Furtado stay strong in Europe. Chilis, Shakira, Furtado stay strong in Europe. News ...

  27. Sony BMG Strikes Deal With Mexico's Telcel

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Realtones coming to Mexico's top cell phone provider Sony BMG Mexico has struck a deal to deliver realtones via Mexico's leading cell phone service provider Telcel. As of the first week of June, hundreds of Sony BMG tracks, including hit ...

  28. Shakira Sets Digital Sales Record

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Hips' shatters the one-week download mark of 175,500. In its first full sales week, the long-anticipated digital release "Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean amassed a record setting 266,500 downloads. The so ...

  29. Shakira Makes Chart History

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Peaks on Hot Latin Songs, Mainstream Top 40. “Hips Don’t Lie,” the new single by Shakira with Wyclef Jean, has simultaneously shimmied its way to the No. 1 spot on the Hot Latin Songs and Hot 100 Airplay chart this week. Although another Latin act ...

  30. Latin Grammys Set For New York

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Nov. 2. The Latin Grammys are heading to New York for the first time in their seven-year history. The public will be able to purchase tickets to the event—also a first—which is to take place Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden. The ...

  31. Billboard Latin Awards To Honor Shakira, Sebastian

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall of Fame award for his career achievements and Shakira will be bestowed with the Spirit of Hope award at the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall ...

  32. Gutirrez To Retire From Sony BMG Colombia

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label vet signed Shakira. Carlos Gutiérrez, the longtime president of Sony BMG's operation in Colombia, will retire Dec. 31, Billboard.biz has learned. Gutiérrez spent 34 years as president of CBS Records, Sony Music and finally, Sony BMG Col ...

  33. Shakira Now More Famous

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pop singer signs long term pub deal with Famous. Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement with Famous Music, the publishing division of Paramount Pictures. The new deal covers administration rights ...

  34. Shakira Now More Famous

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement with Famous Music, the publishing division of Paramount Pictures. Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira has signed a worldwide, long-term publishing agreement ...

  35. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Returns to top spot in its fifth week on chart. Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." The popular compilation ...

  36. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied career: "I've had to think about it more today than I've had in years. It ha Acknowledging that awards ...

  37. Coldplay, Green Day Lead MTV Europe Winners

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards held Nov. 3 in Lisbon. With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon. Coldplay won best song for “Speed of Sound,” the fir ...

  38. Coldplay, Green Day Lead MTV Europe Winners

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards held Nov. 3 in Lisbon. With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon. Coldplay won best song for “Speed of Sound,” the fir ...

  39. Shakira Gets The MTV 5 Star Treatment

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new media activities for an "unprecedented" marketing campaign to support Shakira's upcoming album release. MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new medi ...

  40. Shakira Gets The MTV 5 Star Treatment

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new media activities for an "unprecedented" marketing campaign to support Shakira's upcoming album release. MTV Networks is to pool its considerable broadcasting and new medi ...

  41. Hurricane Threatens Latin VMAs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show moved to Oct. 19. The 2005 MTV Latin America Video Music Awards have been moved up a day with the threat of Hurricane Wilma. The awards, taking place at Playa del Carmen in the Mexican Caribbean, will now be held and pre-taped on Oct. 19, and ...

  42. Shakira Claims Six MTV Latin Nominations

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Video awards held Oct. 20 in Mexico. With six nods, Colombian songstress Shakira tops the list of nominees for the fourth annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. Shakira is up for artist of the year and best female artist. She has nominations ...

  43. Coldplay Stay At No. 1 In Europe

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Blunt round out European top three. Shakira, Blunt round out European top three. News ...

  44. Coldplay Secure 6th Week At Euro Chart Peak

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' holds off Shakira, Blunt. 'X&Y' holds off Shakira, Blunt. News ...

  45. Coldplay Hold Onto European Chart Crown

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'X&Y' fends off Shakira, Blunt albums. 'X&Y' fends off Shakira, Blunt albums. News ...

  46. MTV Latin Video Music Awards Confirm Talent

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Foo Fighters among first round of acts. Colombian superstar Shakira along with Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and Foo Fighters are the first round of talent confirmed to perform at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. The VMALAs, n ...

  47. Shakira Album Back On Ritmo Shelves

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A dispute that has kept Shakira's top-selling new album, "Fijación Oral, Vol. 1" (Epic), out of most Ritmo Latino stores has been resolved with a handshake and a smile -- and the recording back o A dispute that has kept Sha ...

  48. Coldplay Debuts On Top

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third studio album becomes the band's first career chart-topper and leads a pack of highly anticipated summer sets arriving on this week's Billboard 200. With U.S. sales of 737,000 copies, Coldplay's third studio alb ...

  49. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. The nation's largest Latin retail chain is not selling the album in Shakira's new albu ...

  50. Ritmo Refuses Shakira Set

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it will not be with the support of Ritmo Latino. Shakira's new album, "Fijación Oral, Volumen 1," may break sales records. But it ...

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