Victor Manuelle

  1. Past and Present Meet at ASCAP's Latin Music Awards

    March 19, 2014 4:57 PM EDT The thread that connects the past and present of Latin music was in full display March 18 at the annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards, with legendary musicians Fania All-Stars sharing the stage with today’s stars in what became one of those once-in-a-l ...

  2. Romeo Santos, Andres Castro, Daddy Yankee Honored at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 18, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Romeo Santos, who last month scored the top-selling debut on the Top Latin Albums chart in eight years, and guitarist/producer Andrés Castro, who has scored a series of No. 1 hits co-written with Carlos Vives, shared the Songwriter of the Year awa ...

  3. Latin Recording Academy and Eventus Join for Third Annual Acoustic Sessions

    September 20, 2013 3:26 AM EDT The Latin Grammy Acoustic Sessions, a series of invitation-only shows by well known Latin artists, will take place in five cities leading up to the Nov. 21 Latin Grammys.   On the night of Sept. 25, after Latin Grammy nominations are announced t ...

  4. Premios Juventud Performers See Digital Sales Spike

    July 25, 2013 7:47 PM EDT Performers on Univision’s Premios Juventud saw big spikes in sales on Billboard’s Latin Digital Songs chart following the July 18 awards, which had an average audience of nearly five million, according to Nielsen. The sales were noteworthy becau ...

  5. Backbeat at Billboard Latin Music Conference: Mas y Mas Música Showcase Highlights Burgeoning Crossover Hopefuls

    April 23, 2013 10:36 AM EDT At the Billboard Latin Music Conference's Mas y Mas Música Showcase yesterday evening, hopeful performers aimed clearly for the top of the Latin Pop Songs charts -- or even the Hot 100. Held on the third-floor ballroom of the J.W. Marriott ...

  6. Prince Royce, Romeo Lead 'Premio Lo Nuestro' Music Awards Nominees

    December 03, 2012 1:51 PM EST Romeo, Prince Royce, Don Omar and Maná are among the acts nominated for the 25th annual Premio LoNuestro music awards, taking take place at Miami's American Airlines Arena on Feb. 21. Bachata singers Romeo and Prince Royce each top the list o ...

  7. Morning Fix: Apple's Music Strategy; Samsung's Profits Surge; Aguilera, Reid, Lovato Light Up Billboard Conference

    October 26, 2012 8:25 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters APPLE RADIO SERVICE RUMORS CRUSH PANDORA STOCK: Press reports claiming Apple is on track to go live with its streaming radio service in 2013 sent Pandora's stock sinki ...

  8. Univision's Youth Awards Offer Big Chart Boosts

    August 02, 2012 3:50 PM EDT Univision's annual youth awards, known as Premios Juventud, took a chance this year by highlighting only performances by new and lesser-known acts for perhaps the first time in its nine years of broadcasts. Some of these performances delivere ...

  9. N'Klabe's Success: Is It A Latin Dance Comeback?

    July 12, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Salsa, that most emblematic of Latin musical genres, has rarely been a top seller in the United States. So, whenever a new salsa album creates a noticeable blip on the radar, we ask, "How did that happen?" During the week ending July 1, ...

  10. Pedro Arroyo, Puerto Rican Radio Programmer and Salsa Advocate, Dead at 60

    April 15, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Puerto Rican radio programmer Pedro Arroyo, a salsa musician and lover who founded "El Día Nacional de la Zalsa" (National Salsa Day), a massive annual concert dedicated to the genre, died Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 60 yea ...

  11. Marc Anthony Honored, Sony/ATV Wins Big at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 20, 2012 10:00 PM EDT Marc Anthony was honored with ASCAP's Founders Award during the 20th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Marc Anthony To Receive Founders Award At ASCAP Latin Music Awards Anthony received ...

  12. Ralph Mercado III Completes Acquisition Of Father's Company, RMP

    March 03, 2011 5:11 PM EST Ralph Mercado III, the son of the late label and promotions executive Ralph Mercado, has fully acquired his father's promotion company, RMP (Ralph Mercado Presents). Mercado III had already taken the helm of the company in 2007, when his fath ...

  13. Victor Manuelle Signs Deal With Sprint

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tropical singer/songwriter Victor Manuelle has signed a deal with Sprint in Puerto Rico to promote several of its products. The alliance will include a series of TV commercials for the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tablet and the Blackberry Style, among o ...

  14. Jencarlos' ‘Buscame’ Debuts High On Latin Chart

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what may be the highest-ever first-week position on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart from a debut act with independent distribution, Jencarlos' "Búscame" debuts this week at No. 2. "Búscame," on Bullseye Music and d ...

  15. Latin Briefs: Fonseca, Reik, Victor Manuelle

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- As part of Western Union's presenting sponsorship of Fonseca's current 14-show tour, the Colombian pop star has recorded a radio spot for the money transfer company set to air around Mothers Day. A Fonseca song to be determined will a ...

  16. Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle Plot Tour

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Contemporary salsa stars Gilberto Santa Rosa and Victor Manuelle are going on tour together. The trek, titled "La Historia Continua," is produced by Sony Music Latin's Day 1 Entertainment. "La Historia Continua" begins Feb ...

  17. ASCAP To Honor Manuelle, Black: Guayaba

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will give special honors to salsa star Victor Manuelle and Puerto Rican rockers Black: Guayaba at its 16th Annual Latin Music Awards, to be held May 16 at the Ritz Carlton in Miami ...

  18. Manuelle To Release Christmas Album

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Salsa star Victor Manuelle is releasing an all-Christmas album, due Nov. 13. "Victor Manuelle Una Navidad a Mi Estilo" is slated for release on Manuelle's own label, Kiyavi, via a distribution deal with Machete Music. Manuelle recen ...

  19. Latin Notas

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Victor Manuelle's "Traves&#237;a" is the first tropical release to hit No.1 on the <i>Billboard</i> Top Latin albums chart since Celia Cruz's death last year. Victor Manuelle's "Travesía" is the f ...

  20. Latin Notas

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Victor Manuelle's "Traves&#237;a" is the first tropical release to hit No.1 on the <i>Billboard</i> Top Latin albums chart since Celia Cruz's death last year. Victor Manuelle's "Travesía" is the f ...