Spanish diaspora

  1. Frankie J. Joins Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Summer Tour After Wisin & Yandel Drop Out

    July 12, 2012 4:09 PM EDT R&B/soul singer Frankie J. has been invited to be part of the Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias summer tour two weeks after Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel dropped out, according to a spokesperson for the crooner's label. Frankie J, ...

  2. En Breve: RIP Yomo Toro, Wisin & Yandel Jump Ship, Latin Grammys Stick With Univision

    July 12, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Guitarist Yomo Toro Dead at 78 Yomo Toro, a master of the cuatro, a guitar with five pairs of strings often referred to as the national instrument of Puerto Rico, died June 30 in New York. Bringing traditional acoustic rhythms to mainstream Latin ...

  3. SiriusXM Launches Latin Grammy Show

    May 09, 2012 1:27 PM EDT National Latino Broadcasting (NLB) is launching a daily radio show produced jointly with the Latin Recording Academy and centering on the Latin Grammy Awards and its nominated and winning artists. Liberty to Boost Stake in Sirius XM "Latin Gr ...

  4. Brands Compete in Second Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards

    April 23, 2012 4:37 PM EDT For the second year, the Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards will recognize the growing importance of consumer brands and marketers in the promotion and marketing of Latin music at the Billboard Latin Music Conference, presented by State Farm. ...

  5. Backbeat: Latin Music Industry Rocks at Premios Lo Nuestro Afterparties

    February 21, 2012 10:18 AM EST From the left, Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV's Sr. VP for Latin America & U.S. Latin; Melissa Esposito of Sony U.S. Latin; and Ruben Leyva of Sony U.S. Latin at Sony's PLN afterparty. The live telecast of Univision's Premios Lo Nuestro ...

  6. Enrique Iglesias to Tour With Pitbull, Prince Royce This Fall

    May 12, 2011 5:37 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias announced at a press conference today that he will be touring U.S. arenas with special guests Pitbull and Prince Royce this Fall. Starting September 22 in Boston, the tour will travel to nearly 20 cities and culminate in an Octobe ...

  7. Alexis y Fido, Artists From Pitbull's Mr. 305 Label Rock Billboard Latin Music Awards Afterparty

    April 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT Pitbull with Sophia del Carmen (and a furry, branded friend) at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, April 28, 2011 (Photo: Getty Images) MIAMI--After a joint show-closing performance by Jencarlos Canela, Pitbull, and T-Pain, the audience at the Bill ...

  8. Marc Anthony, Fergie, Enrique Iglesias To Play Miami Dolphins Home Opener

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In what looks like the NFL's latest bid to attract Latino audiences, Marc Anthony, Fergie and Enrique Iglesias will perform at the Miami Dolphins' home opener against the New York Jets on Sept. 26 to mark Hispanic Heritage Month. Telemun ...

  9. Poll: English-Speaking Latinos Turn to Spanish TV

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT An automobile technician by day, Miguel Ramirez often returns home in a mostly white Dallas suburb to a world of romantic telenovelas, futbol or the latest U.S. news on Spanish-language TV. "When there is a Mexican soap opera that is really j ...

  10. Maxwell Readies 'BLACKsummer'snight' Album

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a nine-year hiatus, R&B singer Maxwell is returning with his long-awaited, oft-delayed fourth studio album, "BLACKsummer'snight," slated for a July 7th release on Columbia Records. The album's first single, "Pret ...

  11. Latin News Briefs: La Chokolata, Enrique Iglesias

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST -Entravision Radio Latin CHR KSSE (Súper Estrella)/Los Angeles has dropped the morning show "La Regadera de la Chokolata," hosted by Oswaldo Diaz and Ysaac Alvarez. As of Tuesday (Jan. 6), Alvarez is the sole host in the mornings with th ...

  12. Rihanna, Iglesias, Fall Out Boy Set For Super Bowl Bash

    December 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy and Lifehouse will play the National Football League's Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash at Tampa, Florida's Ford Amphitheatre. The two-night event Jan. 29 - 30 leads up to the Super Bowl Feb. 1. Tickets ...

  13. Enrique Iglesias Sets New Record

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias just widened his lead as the artist with the most-ever No. 1's on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart. With the ascent of "Lloro Por Ti" to the top spot this week, Iglesias' new total comes to 19 chart-toppe ...

  14. AT&T Promotes Iglesias/Aventura Tour

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AT&T is teaming up with Enrique Iglesias and Aventura on their joint tour to provide exclusive content online, via mobile and at AT&T stores. A series of AT&T in-stores will precede the remaining dates on the Iglesias/Aventura tour, wh ...

  15. Iglesias, Aventura Team Up For Tour

    July 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In what amounts to an unlikely pop and tropical alliance, Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias is teaming up with urban/bachata group Aventura for a U.S. arena tour. The "Enrique Iglesias/Aventura" tour kicks off Sept. 4 in Laredo, Texas, a ...

  16. Iglesias Sits With Billboard For Keynote Q&A

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As a child, Enrique Iglesias dreamed of being a soccer player, a professional surfer or a singer, but he made his career in the latter by playing to his strengths. Iglesias told the stories behind his career moves Wednesday during a keynote Q& ...

  17. Full Coverage: Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Full coverage from the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, which ran April 7 – 10, in Hollywood, Fla. Array Of Acts Score Big At Billboard Latin Music Awards April 10, 2008 Rare eclecticism marked the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music A ...

  18. Iglesias, Latin Stars Embrace Changing Media Climate

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When the first single of Enrique Iglesias' new album, "95/08," was ready to be sent to radio, Iglesias had one request: The track, "Dónde Están Corazón," could not be made available for digital download prior to the album& ...

  19. Iglesias To Get Valentine's Day Boost From AT&T

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST AT&T will center a Valentine's Day promotion around the release of Enrique Iglesias' Spanish-language greatest hits album due Mar. 25. An exclusive mastertone cut of "Dónde Están Corazón," one of two new tracks on the Unive ...

  20. Live Nation Presses Button On Iglesias Fan Site

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation's Artist Nation division has launched EnriqueFanClub.com, a new fan Web site for Interscope recording artist Enrique Iglesias. In addition to news, interviews, tour information, behind-the-scenes footage and photos, fan club membe ...

  21. 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 " ...

  22. Enrique Iglesias To Take '7' On The Road

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Leila Cobo News Enrique Iglesias ...

  23. Enrique Iglesias To Take '7' On The Road

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. Enrique Iglesias will launch a two-month U.S. tour in February, Bulletin has learned. He will play at least 13 shows in medium-sized venues to support his Inters ...