Spanish people

  1. En Breve: Luz Casal, SBS Radio, TuneIn, and Mana

    October 09, 2012 6:05 AM EDT Luz CasaL inks SESAC Latina deal Spanish pop-rock singer Luz Casal, who will receive a lifetime achievement honor at the Latin Grammy Awards in November, has signed with SESAC Latina for the United States and Puerto Rico. In a statement, Casal s ...

  2. Spanish Singer Luz Casal Signs with SESAC Latina (Exclusive)

    October 03, 2012 7:54 PM EDT Spanish singer Luz Casal, who will be given a lifetime achievement prize by the Latin Recording Academy in November, has signed with SESAC Latina, according to an official with the performance rights organization. SESAC Latina will represent Casal ...

  3. Backbeat: Arthur Hanlon & Natalia Jimenez Turn Studio Session for TV Special Into Party

    October 27, 2011 7:23 AM EDT From the left, producer Julio Reyes, singer Natalia Jimenez and pianist Arthur Hanlon at Reyes' Miami studio. Universal Music Latino pianist/composer Arthur Hanlon is readying to film a television special set inside Puerto Rico's histori ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Ricky Martin Confirms Dual Spanish, English Single Release

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin announced the new singles from his upcoming 2011 album via his Twitter account. Martin's first Spanish language single is "Lo Major De Mi Vida Eres Tu," a duet with Spanish singer Natalia Jimenez. An English version of ...

  6. Lolita Flores To Release Live Set, DVD

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer Lolita Flores is to release her first ever live album and DVD on June 1 after a 35-year career and a recent change of label from Warner Spain to Vale Music/Universal Music Spain.. Her sister, Rosario Flores, also moved to Universal-Vale two ...

  7. Berklee Honor For Paco De Lucia

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spain's internationally renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia will be invested doctor honoris causa of music May 8 by the Berklee School of Music in Boston, U.S.A. The event will take place at the University of Boston's Agganis Arena ...

  8. Fito & Los Fitipaldis Honored At Premios De La Musica

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Singer-guitarist Fito Cabrales took awards at the Premios de la Musica gala in Madrid for best song and best rock album for "Antes De Que Cuentes Diez" (Warner/DRO) by his band, Fito & Los Fitipaldis. Carlos Raya was named best produ ...

  9. Joaquin Sabina Scores Spain's Top-Selling Album

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Only three albums sold more than 100,000 units in Spain in 2009, according to figures released by labels' association Promusicae. They were "Vinagre Y Rosas" (150,000) by singer-songwriter Joaquin Sabina (Sony Music), "Antes De ...

  10. Eros Ramazzoti, Alejandro Sanz Among Dial Winners

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Italy's Eros Ramazzoti and global Spanish singing stars Alejandro Sanz and David Bisbal have been named as among the winners at this year's Premios Cadena Dial awards – acknowledged as Europe's biggest Spanish-language-only award ce ...

  11. Rock En N Tour Heads To U.S., Colombia, Argentina

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 10th Rock en Ñ tour organised by Spanish collecting society SGAE and its promo division Fundación Autor this year takes in the United States, Colombia and Argentina between Oct. 11 and Nov. 13. Top-selling pop-rock band Amaral, alternative gro ...

  12. Ratings Rise For Spain's Premios De La Música

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spain's only national music awards gala gained a slightly better TV audience than last year, after the winners of the 13th Premios de la Música were announced two weeks before the ceremony. The unprecedented decision to reveal the winners in ...

  13. Vetusta Morla's Triple Win At Premios De La Música Awards

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pop-rock band Vetusta Morla has won all three awards it was nominated for in Spain's 13th Premios de la Música national music awards. The winners were announced in Madrid Feb. 26, and the televised gala ceremony takes place in the western cit ...

  14. Bosé Wins Premios De La Música Tour Award

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST Singer Miguel Bosé, Spain's biggest selling global star of the past three years, has earned a best 2008 tour award in the 13th Premios de la Música awards, whose televised gala ceremony takes place in the western city of Badajoz on March 12. ...

  15. Spain's Premios De La Música Nominations Unveiled

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nena Daconte, Amaral, Vetusta Morla and Russian Red have won three nominations each for Spain's 13th Premios de la Música awards, announced simultaneously in offices of the Spanish authors' and publishers' collecting society SGAE in ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Warner Music Gets In To Spanish Artist Services Firm

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has acquired a majority stake in Spanish artist services company, Get In, for an undisclosed amount. The San Sebastian-based company was formed in 1990 by Inigo Argomaniz and has operations in artist management, live pro ...

  19. Spain's Oreja Reveals New Singer

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spain's most successful pop group of the past decade, Latin Grammy winner La Oreja de Van Gogh, has a new lead singer. Leire Martínez, 29, was presented to the media in Madrid on Monday. She joins the four male founder-members of LOVG ahead o ...

  20. Spanish Indies Encouraged By Market Stall Project

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spanish alternative music indie labels have found a new way to increase business and exposure by holding a dedicated indie market stall. Some 400 people visited the independent label stalls market, held over a nine-hour stretch on April 25 at the ...

  21. 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& ...

  22. Low TV Ratings For Spain's Premios Awards

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Triple-award winner Miguel Bosé wasn't the only person noticeable for his absence from the 12th Premios de la Música gala. The event, which was broadcast on public TV channel La 2 on Friday evening, 24 hours after the April 3 ceremony, had an ...

  23. 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& ...

  24. Iglesias Tops Chart With '95/08'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias' "95/08" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week, with over 22,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen Soundscan. "95/08," which is Iglesias' first ever all-hits album in S ...

  25. Prisa Plays 'Peace Without Frontiers' Latin Concert

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Prisa's radio division Union Radio, Spain's biggest media group, enabled millions of Latin Americans to listen in on the "Peace Without Frontiers" concert, played Sunday midday local time on the Colombia-Venezuela border. The c ...

  26. Grupo Prisa Music Division Acquires RLM

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST The music arm of Spain’s biggest media holding, Grupo Prisa, has acquired 70% of the country’s most important management and booking agency, Madrid-based Rosa Lagarrigue Management (RLM). The move is sure to have important repercussions on live La ...

  27. Iglesias Set For Billboard Latin Music Conference

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Spanish superstar Enrique Iglesias will be the "Star Q&A" artist at the 19th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, taking place April 6-10 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Iglesias is the latest of a ...

  28. 8th Flamenco Festival Line-Up Unveiled

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Major Spanish flamenco music and dance artists will take part in the 8th Flamenco Festival five-country tour, which starts Feb. 6 in Los Angeles and ends May 25 in Brussels. The full bill for this year's festival was unveiled today (Jan. 14) ...

  29. Bosé, Bisbal Win Big At Premios Amigos

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Miguel Bosé and David Bisbal took the top awards at Spain's revived Premios Amigo on Nov. 27 in Madrid, as the top-selling Spanish artist of the past year and most-popular artist, respectively. The 30-year veteran Bosé won for his latest albu ...

  30. Montero Splits From La Oreja de Van Gogh

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The singer of Spanish pop group La Oreja de Van Gogh, Amaia Montero, has exited the band, according to a press release. Montero, will now pursue a solo career, while the other four members of the group – Pablo Benegas, Xabi San Martín, AAlvaro Fue ...

  31. Jesse & Joy In The Hunt For Oye Awards

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexico's Sixth annual Oye Awards is slated to take place Aug. 23 in Veracruz, Mexico. The gala is organized by Mexico's National Academy of Mexico, and honors products released in Mexico between July 1, 2006 and June 30, 2007. Leading th ...

  32. Iglesias Back With First Album Since 2003

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin star Enrique Iglesias has set a June 12 release for "Insomniac," his first Interscope album since 2003's "7." First single "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)," which was written by Sean Garrett, will hit U ...

  33. Serrat Unveils South America Tour

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Iconic Spanish singer/songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat will launch a 23-date concert tour throughout Latin America, beginning Jan. 22 in Argentina. Serrat will play three dates at the Gran Rex theater in Buenos Aires, then will continue with more dat ...

  34. La Oreja de Van Gogh To Launch First U.S. Tour

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will kick-off Nov. 9 in Dallas. Spanish pop group La Oreja de Van Gogh will launch its first full-fledged U.S. tour in Dallas on November 9. The group will play a total of 12 shows through November 26, alternating between clubs, theaters and arena ...

  35. Global Pulse

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Leonor Watling's jazz-pop ensemble Marlango readies to for a global release of sophomore album, "Automatic Imperfection," through Universal Classics & Jazz. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Leonor Watling's jazz-pop ens ...

  36. Spanish Legend Rocio Jurado Dies At 61

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer Rocio Jurado died today (June 1) at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She was 61. She will be buried on tomorrow in her southern Spanish hometown of Spanish singer Rocio Jurado died today (June 1 ...

  37. Spanish Legend Rocio Jurado Dies At 61

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funeral to be held Friday (June 2). Spanish singer Rocio Jurado died today (June 1) at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She was 61. She will be buried on tomorrow in her southern Spanish hometown of Chipiona, ...

  38. Spanish Singer Rocio Durcal Dies

    March 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Battled cancer for past five years. Spanish actress and singer Rocio Durcal, who found fame as one of Mexico's most popular folk singers, has died following a long battle against cancer, her family said on Sunday (March 26). Durcal, born Mari ...

  39. Spain's Navarro Leads Race For Premios de la Mùsica

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST With six nominations, newcomer Diana Navarro is in pole position for the tenth annual Premios de la Mùsica, to be held on May 5 in Madrid. With six nominations, newcomer Diana Navarro is in pole position for the tenth annual Premios de la ...

  40. Spain's Navarro Leads Race For Premios de la Mùsica

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST With six nominations, newcomer Diana Navarro is in pole position for the tenth annual Premios de la Mùsica, to be held on May 5 in Madrid. With six nominations, newcomer Diana Navarro is in pole position for the tenth annual Premios de la ...

  41. EMI Pub Spain Taps Menéndez-Pidal

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Exec joins from Clipper's Madrid. EMI Music Publishing Spain's new managing director from Nov. 1 will be Santiago Menéndez-Pidal. He replaces Borja Aguirreche, who is no longer with the company. Menéndez-Pidal had been managing director ...

  42. Bebe Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off a surprise today (Aug. 23), netting a leading five nominations for the sixth Latin Grammys. Her nods include album of the year for her debut, "Pafuera Telaran Spanish singer/songwriter Bebe pulled off ...

  43. De Lucia, Bebe Top Winners At Spanish Music Awards

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Artists took home four awards each. Veteran flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia and newcomer Bebe each took four of the potential 29 awards at Spain's Premios de la Musica today (April 22) in Madrid. Bebe was the frontrunner with nine nomination ...

  44. De Lucia, Bebe Top Winners At Spanish Music Awards

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia and newcomer Bebe each took four of the 29 awards at Spain's Premios de la Musica today (April 22) in Madrid. Veteran flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia and newcomer Bebe each took four of the potential ...

  45. Syntek Inks SESAC Latina Deal

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter signed to W/C. Mexican singer/songwriter Aleks Syntek has signed with SESAC Latina for representation in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Warner/Chappell writer's most recent album, "Mundo Lite" (EMI), and si ...

  46. Latin Notas

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Aleks Syntek's duet with Ana Torroja, "Duele el Amor," bows on charts in Spain and the United States. Read Leila Cobo's column. Aleks Syntek's duet with Ana Torroja, "Duele el Amor," bows on charts in Spain and t ...

  47. Amaral To Open Dates For Alejandro Sanz

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop duo Amaral will open eight shows for Alejandro Sanz during his U.S. tour in May. Amaral, made up of Eva Amaral and Juan Aguirre, won best new act at Spain's Premios Amigos in 2002. Spanish pop duo Amaral will open eight shows for ...

  48. Rafael Ferro Inks Sony/ATV Deal

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed composer Rafael Ferro to an exclusive worldwide administration deal. Ferro, who has been Julio Iglesias' musical director for more than 30 years, has co-written hi Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed comp ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. 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 ...