Universal Music Mexico

  1. 'La Voz Mexico' Preps Season Two, Linkin Park Returns to Mexico, VP Changes at UMPGA Latin America

    June 14, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 'La Voz Mexico' preps Season Two "La Voz Mexico," Mexico's version of "The Voice," will return for a second season on Televisa with new coaches, including Spanish crooner Miguel Bose, regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  2. Latin Power Players: Victor Gonzalez

    August 01, 2011 11:13 PM EDT Victor Gonzalez President, Universal Music Latin Entertainment Victor Gonzalez makes the Latin Power Players list for the first time months after being appointed president of Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The nod acknowledges the importance ...

  3. Ricardo Arjona to Release Next Album on Independent Label

    July 06, 2011 5:48 PM EDT Ricardo Arjona, one of Latin music's top-selling and top touring acts, will release his next album on his own independent label, Billboard.biz has learned. Arjona, a pop singer/songwriter who has spent his entire career signed to majors-first ...

  4. Victor Gonzalez, Gustavo Lopez Named To Executive Posts at Universal Music Latin Ent.

    June 29, 2011 9:22 AM EDT Universal Music's Latin operation will announce today (June 29) two major appointments in its executive leadership for North and Central America, Biz has learned. In what constitutes a major change in its organization, Universal Music Latin E ...

  5. Latin Briefs: Angel Kaminsky, Universal, Juanes

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Angel Kaminsky has been named VP of Latin artists marketing for Universal Music Latin America , replacing Jose Puig, who was appointed last week to the post of GM for Universal Music Mexico. Kaminsky, who has an extensive background in marketin ...

  6. Dulce Maria Signs With Universal

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Former RBD member Dulce María has signed a solo recording deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainment. Her first album is slated for release in 2010. Dulce María, who signed her new deal at Universal Music Mexico's offices June 16, most rec ...

  7. Universal Preps Kiddie Covers Of Trevi, K-Paz, Flex

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Mexico will release the second volume of its Nickelodeon-branded Minihits compilation on April 14, to coincide with Mexico's Children's Day, or Día Del Niño. Similar to the U.S. “Kidz Bop” series, the album is a collectio ...

  8. Universal Music Latin Entertainment Restructures

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Latin Entertainment let go more than 20 former Univision Music Group employees today (June 12), as it announced key label and sales appointments for the combined company. Alfonso Larriva, former VP and GM of Fonovisa and Univision ...

  9. UMG Completes Univision Acquisition

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After an extraordinary seven-year run, Univision Music Group has been acquired in full by Universal Music Group. The final acquisition, announced today following the Federal Trade Commission's approval of the deal, makes UMG the largest Latin ...

  10. Former Molotov To Release Four Separate EPs

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The former members of Mexican rock-rap group Molotov, which announced its breakup in January, are releasing four separate EP's next month with their label Universal Music Mexico. Set for either July 16 or July 23 release, the titles are: &quo ...

  11. EMI Latin Top Exec Exits

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marco Bissi, who since 2003 was president and CEO of EMI Latin American, supervising both Latin American and U.S. Latin operations, has left the company. Bissi's departure is part of EMI's ongoing restructuring. Simone Bose, currently GM ...

  12. Report: Molotov Blames Debt For Breakup

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mexican rock-rap band Molotov announced its breakup earlier this week on its Web site. The group's bassist blamed debts to Universal Music Mexico in an interview with the El Universal newspaper . "We're in debt to our label, the onl ...

  13. Juanes To Launch Label With Universal Music

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Colombian rock star Juanes is launching a new record label in partnership with Universal Music. 4Js is a joint venture between Juanes and Universal Music Mexico. The label will be distributed worldwide by Universal Music. 4Js has four Colombian ac ...

  14. EMI, Universal Argentina Shuffle Staffers

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moves come after regime changes at the two majors. After weeks of rumors staff changes are official at EMI Music and Universal Music in Argentina. The shuffle follows regime changes at the two majors. Rafa Vila has resigned as director of A&R ...

  15. Universal Mexico Names Senior VP

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Lear to assume role. Robert Lear has been named senior VP of A&R and marketing for Universal Music Mexico. Lear reports to Victor Gonzalez, president of Universal Music Mexico and Central America, and will be based in Mexico City, Mexic ...

  16. Sanz Top Winner At Latin Grammys

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz was once again the big winner at the Latin Grammy Awards. His album, "No Es lo Mismo" (Warner), and the song of the same name took home five awards at the fift Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro ...