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  1. 2013 Grammy Awards: Latin Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:09 AM EST whether multicultural or region-specific, the contenders for top honors all struck a chord BEST LATIN ROCK, URBAN OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM Campo Campo LABEL: Bizarro Records PRODUCERS: Juan Campodónico, Gustavo Santaolalla, Anibal Kerpel ENGINEERS/MIX ...

  2. Owner of Jenni Rivera Plane Denies Drug Connections

    December 15, 2012 5:45 PM EST The man who runs the business that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera says he has never been involved in drug trafficking and that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has dogged him for more than two decad ...

  3. Owner of Jenni Rivera Plane Under Investigation by DEA

    December 14, 2012 1:26 PM EST The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Mexican pop superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the agency seized two of its planes earlier this year as part of the ongoing prob ...

  4. Jesse & Joy's Pizza, 3BallMTY's Label, Carla Morrison's Choice Words: 10 Things You Didn't See (Or Hear) At The Latin Grammys

    November 16, 2012 7:30 AM EST Jesse and Joy (Getty Images) From stories about how last night's big Latin Grammy winners Jesse & Joy wrote their hit song over greasy pizza and badass Carla Morrison's interesting choice of words to Juanes' daughters' hobb ...

  5. Jesse & Joy Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 16, 2012 12:18 AM EST LAS VEGAS--Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran with the night as four-time winners at the Latin Grammys, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessi ...

  6. Ricardo Arjona, Jesse & Joy, Alejandro Sanz, Ana Victoria, Don Omar: Our Latin Grammy Predictions

    November 14, 2012 10:28 AM EST As is our tradition, here are our yearly predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, airing live Nov. 15, in key categories. This year presents a challenge, as for the first time, there are 10 contenders in each of the main categories (which we think ...

  7. Mexican Doc 'Hecho en Mexico' to Feature Music By Cafe Tacvba, Alejandro Fernandez, Others

    November 07, 2012 4:15 PM EST "Hecho en México," a documentary that explores the soul, psyche and the current socio-economic state of Mexico with the music of diverse Mexican artists, interviews and intimate footage of the country's lesser-known landscapes, will ...

  8. Viva Mexico!

    October 15, 2012 6:43 AM EDT Billboard and Telemundo reunite to present second Mexican music honors. For the second consecutive year, Billboard celebrates the rich diversity, quality, depth and continuing commercial success of regional Mexican music through its Premios Bill ...

  9. Pepe Aguilar, La Original Banda El Limon to be Honored at Billboard Mexican Music Awards; Hosts Announced

    October 11, 2012 9:00 AM EDT The 2012 Billboard Mexican Music Awards presented by State Farm will honor the career achievements of mariachi star Pepe Aguilar, stellar banda group La Original Banda El Limon de Salvador Lizarraga, and norteño music greats Los Huracanes del Nort ...

  10. Larry Hernandez, La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga, More To Perform at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 09, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Larry Hernandez, La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga, Los Huracanes del Norte, Conjunto Primavera and Yuridia have joined the line-up of performers at the second edition of the Billboard Mexican Music Awards. The awards show, broadcas ...

  11. 3BallMTY, Pepe Aguilar, Julion Alvarez y su Norteno Banda To Perform at Billboard Mexican Music Awards.

    October 01, 2012 3:12 PM EDT BallMTY attend the 2011 Billboard Mexican Music Awards on Oct. 20 in Los Angeles (Getty Images) Performers at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards will include 3BallMTY, the group of young DJs that leads the finalists for the awards with nods in 12 ...

  12. Inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards Deliver Strong Ratings on Telemundo

    October 31, 2011 10:33 AM EDT Nearly 5 million total viewers, including almost 2.8 million adults aged 18-49, tuned in to watch the first-ever 2011 Billboard Mexican Music Awards , which aired on the Telemundo Network Oct. 27. According to Nielsen, the awards show, presented b ...

  13. Gerardo Ortiz Sweeps Inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 21, 2011 2:00 AM EDT Hardcore corrido singer Gerardo Ortiz was the big winner at the inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards, taking home six honors, including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Albums Artist of the Year (for 2010� ...

  14. Billboard Mexican Awards to Honor Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Jenni Rivera, Paquita la del Barrio

    October 10, 2011 3:32 PM EDT Norteño icons Los Tucanes de Tijuana, legendary singer Paquita la del Barrio and multi-faceted diva Jenni Rivera will be honored by Billboard and Telemundo with special awards during the inaugural Premios Billboard de la Música Mexicana . The awar ...

  15. Backbeat: Official Latin Grammy Artist Miguel Paredes' Painting Gets Big Reception

    September 21, 2011 6:01 PM EDT State of the Art: (From left:) Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow, artist Miguel Paredes and Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. at the Latin Grammy Nominations Press Conference. (Photo John Shearer/WireImage) Miguel Paredes is th ...

  16. Mexican 'Narcocorridos' (Drug Ballads) Ban No Match For YouTube

    June 28, 2011 7:56 AM EDT TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - The more Mexican authorities try to stamp out violent drug ballads celebrating the joys of narcotics trafficking, the more their fame spreads like wildfire, fanned by the Internet. The accordion and brass-driven "n ...

  17. Manu Chao U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    June 13, 2011 5:51 PM EDT Manu Chao, who helped popularize the Latin alternative movement, is scheduled to start his U.S. "La Ventura" tour on Aug. 31 with a concert in Boston at the House of Blues. The singer/songwriter, who was born in Paris to Spanish parents, ...

  18. Latin Grammys To Stay In Vegas

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas—at least for three years, if you’re the Latin Grammys. The awards show, which usually tapes in a different city every year, has made Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center its home for 2010, 2011 and 2012, ...

  19. Producer Franco Giordani Dies

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Franco Giordani, a Grammy winner with a 25-year career as a producer, engineer and mixer who worked with such artists as regional Mexican star Joan Sebastian, died Monday, according to his publicist. He was 45. The cause of death could not be imme ...

  20. Voto Latino, iTunes Team To Boost Census Participation

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Voto Latino is partnering with iTunes to encourage participation in the 2010 U.S. Census. The organization, which promotes political engagement among youth and was co-founded by actress Rosario Dawson, is offering a free download of 25 songs to an ...

  21. Jenni Rivera Takes Top Honor At Premios De La Radio

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Banda diva Jenni Rivera was named artist of the year Tuesday night at the tenth annual Premios de la Radio, the regional Mexican music awards show presented by Liberman Broadcasting. Rivera, who was also named female soloist of the year, capped of ...

  22. Calle 13 Leads Nominations For Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST With nominations in five categories including album of the year, the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is a favorite to win a Latin Grammy in Las Vegas - which might have producers of the international awards ceremony on edge. Residente, whose r ...

  23. Latin Stars Sign On For Latin Grammys

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Wisin & Yandel and Juan Gabriel have joined the roster of acts performing at the 10th annual Latin Grammys, taking place Nov. 5. Other ...

  24. Sound Box Studios Opens In San Antonio

    July 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT th Floor Studios, producers of multiple television music shows including “Billboard Latino,” have opened a state-of-the-art audio recording and post-production studio in San Antonio, Tex. The Sound Box Studios is a partnership between 13th Floor ...

  25. Cafe Tacvba Announce World Tour

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock legends Café Tacvba announced details of their 20th anniversary world tour today. The trek will take the Grammy and Latin Grammy winners to 20 cities in Central and South America, the U.S. and Europe. Also as part of the anniversary, ...

  26. Premios Premmusa Awards Set For March

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican promoters' association Promotores Unidos is holding its second Premios Premmusa Mar. 19 at the Nokia Theatre near Dallas. The awards show, which recognizes touring achievements among the genre's biggest acts, is a joint ...

  27. Mexico's Music Control Switches To BDS

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nielsen's radio monitoring system in Mexico, called Music Control (MC), is officially switching to data platformed in ENcore and BDS Express. MC clients will be given access to the new system as of the week of Jan. 12, 2009. Once the switch h ...

  28. Tourism Secretary Taps Los Tucanes de Tijuana Tune

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Mexico Es Tu Casa," a song on Los Tucanes de Tijuana's new album, will be used in an international campaign promoting tourism in Mexico, according to a spokesman for the band. The song, written by Tucanes leader Mario Quintero, was ...

  29. Final Lineup Set For Billboard Regional Mexican Summit

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican music's top acts will meet the digital world's most important players Oct. 6 - 8 at the third annual Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit in Los Angeles. In response to interest by the regional Mexican industry in adv ...

  30. Fonovisa-backed Voting PSAs Target Latinos

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to encourage Latinos - particularly newly-naturalized citizens - to register to vote, Voto Latino has partnered with leading regional Mexican label Fonovisa/Disa to produce a series of PSA's that will air on radio stations nation ...

  31. Promotores Unidos, AEG Live Onboard For Billboard Regional Event

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard has joined forces with Latin concert promotion association Promotores Unidos and AEG Live to produce Billboard Regional Mexicano Noche Premmusa. The event, taking place Oct. 8 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, will feature performances by ...

  32. Lopez, Aventura Win Gongs At Univision's 'Premios Juventud'

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Forget the trophies doled out at the fifth edition of the Univision Network's "Premios Juventud" (Youth Awards). Rather, the popular awards show, which aired live from Miami's BankUnited Center on July 17, was all about music p ...

  33. Touring Gets Spotlight At Regional Mexican Summit

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Immigration raids may be hurting attendance at regional Mexican shows, but a paucity of new acts that can move tickets - and outsize demands by artists who can - are just as much to blame. That view was expressed by several concert and dance promo ...

  34. Morrissey Rewards Diehards, Quashes Smiths Reunion

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey is taking special care of his most devoted fans on his upcoming fall North American tour, which, as previously reported, begins Sept. 20 in Tijuana, Mexico. A number of special opportunities have been created for multiple-night runs in L ...

  35. The Dreams Continue at No. 1

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The "Dreamgirls" soundtrack continues to reign over The Billboard 200 for a second week ... Disney Channel's "Jump In!" TV movie soundtrack starts at No. 5 on the chart ... Robin Thicke makes a handsome leap, vaulting 35-1 ...

  36. Universal Latino Signs Deal With Ladisco Music

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Joint venture to include label, video prod, mgmt. Miami-based label Universal Music Latino has signed a joint venture deal with Los Angeles-based Ladisco Music & Entertainment (LDME). The new alliance will include a label, video production, ma ...