1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Alejandro Sanz To Open Tour With 4 Mexico City Dates

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST In the wake of the fall release of his album "Paraiso Express," Spaniard Alejandro Sanz will kick off his "Tour Paraíso" Feb. 23 with four concerts at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional. Sanz will then play Guadalajara and M ...

  4. Watch Alejandro Sanz Talk Alicia Keys Duet

    January 08, 2010 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 "We got emotional, it was magic in the studio working with her," singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz says of his duet partner Alicia Keys in an on-camera interview with Billboard.com recently. "We met in New York... we had dinner, we lau ...

  5. Watch Alicia Keys' Apollo Show Free

    January 05, 2010 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys will be bringing her brand of R&B to New York's famed Apollo Theater on Jan. 7 and you can watch the show free, in its entirety and as it happens, at Billboardlive.com. Click Here To Watch Alicia Keys Live At the Apollo On Jan. ...

  6. Best Of 2009: Part 2

    December 16, 2009 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  7. Alejandro Sanz Q&A - Billboard.com

    Alejandro Sanz Q&A - Billboard.com

    December 08, 2009 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Alejandro Sanz interviewed by Billboard.com, December 2009. Twilight , Alejandro Sanz , interview , exclusive , paradise , Alicia Keys , Twilight , Alejandro Sanz , Alicia Keys , Exclusive Videos Twilight Alejandro Sanz Alicia Keys Exclusive Intervi ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Chart Beat Thursday: Multi-Format Diva Domination

    November 12, 2009 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 CARRIE: Carrie Underwood 's third album "Play On" opens atop the Billboard 200 and Country Albums. The set is her second No. 1 on the Billboard 200, following 2007's "Carnival Ride." Her first release, "Some Hearts ...

  10. Alejandro Sanz Launches Comeback Album In Madrid

    November 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Alejandro Sanz has launched his first studio album in three years, "Paraíso Express" (Warner), in Madrid. It is released today (Nov. 10) in Latin America and the U.S., and will hit the markets in non-Spanish speaking countries in the fir ...

  11. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 06, 2009 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Juan Gabriel was the big star of the 10th annual Latin Grammy Awards, which aired live on the Univision network from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center yesterday (Nov. 5). The fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, who performed live fo ...

  12. Latin Briefs: Alicia Keys, Latin Grammys, EMI, UMLE

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST --Alicia Keys will perform with Alejandro Sanz on Thursday’s Latin Grammy telecast, the lineup of which now also includes Mexican pop group Reik, Brazilian songstress Daniela Mercury, and performances by Cirque du Soleil and “Le Rêve.” Keys’ and S ...

  13. Panda, Wisin And Yandel Winners At Los Premios MTV

    October 16, 2009 7:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mexican rock bands and reggaeton artists were big winners at Los Premios TV in Los Angeles, where the political leanings of the host, Calle 13 's Residente, also had some time in the spotlight. Fellow host Nelly Furtado opened the show Thursday ...

  14. Calle 13, Ruben Blades To Perform Together At Latin Grammys

    October 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Urban alternative act Calle 13 will perform with salsa icon Ruben Blades at the Latin Grammys Nov. 5, the Latin Recording Academy announced. Nominees David Bisbal, Shaila Durcal and Luz Rios were also revealed as performers at the 10th annual awar ...

  15. Alicia Keys Reveals 'Freedom' Details

    October 09, 2009 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys will be releasing her fourth studio album, "The Element of Freedom," on December 1st on MBK/J Records. The album's first single , "Doesn't Mean Anything," produced and written by Keys and longtime collaborat ...

  16. Alejandro Sanz Recruits Alicia Keys, Sets Date For 'Paradise'

    September 22, 2009 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz will release his new album, "Paraíso Express," on Nov. 10, the artist announced today (Sept. 22). The album's lead single, "Looking for Paradise," features Alicia Keys and finds both ...

  17. Alejandro Sanz Recruits Alicia Keys, Sets Date For 'Paradise'

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz will release his new album, "Paraíso Express," on Nov. 10, the artist announced today (Sept. 22). The album's lead single, "Looking for Paradise," features Alicia Keys and finds bot ...

  18. Chart Beat Wednesday: Linkin Park, Eagles, Shakira

    August 19, 2009 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 'NEW' NO. 1: Same as the old one, and that lifts Linkin Park into elite territory in the history of the Alternative Songs chart. "New Divide" leads the airplay list for a 10th week, making Linkin Park just the second act in the c ...

  19. Chart Beat Thursday: Daughtry, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas

    July 23, 2009 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 DOUBLE DAUGHTRY: Daughtry makes it two-for-two atop the Billboard 200, as its sophomore set, "Leave This Town" arrives at No. 1. Having reigned with its self-titled debut album, Daughtry becomes just the third group in the 2000s to arrive ...

  20. Alicia Keys To Guest On Upcoming Alejandro Sanz Album

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys will be a guest artist on Spaniard Alejandro Sanz's upcoming studio album. Keys tweeted a picture of herself with Sanz to fans, taken from a video shoot for the single "Looking for Paradise." The song will be included in ...

  21. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson, Colbie Caillat, Shakira

    July 09, 2009 4:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 JACKSON ACTION: Tuesday's (July 7) star-studded, and oftentimes touching, memorial at Los Angeles' Staples Center may have begun to engender a sense of closure for fans of Michael Jackson following his passing June 25. On the newest Billbo ...

  22. Chart Beat: Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Marilyn Manson

    June 04, 2009 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 NO PARKING ON THE DANCE FLOOR: Midnight Star's '80s classic of that title could describe all the action on Hot Dance Club Play this week. Yoko Ono ascends to her fifth No. 1, and third in-a-row, as "I'm Not Getting Enough," ...

  23. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan and one of the most eccentric personalities in hip-hop, dies of a drug overdose in New York. He would have turned 36 two days later. The 2004 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding m ...

  24. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2005 - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2003 - ...

  25. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at th ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Copenhagen. Timberlake, who also serves as host and performer at the event, w 2006 - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each ...

  27. Latin News Briefs: 'Unplugged,' Putumayo

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Sony BMG is releasing its first-ever all-Spanish version of its “Best of MTV Unplugged” series. The CD and DVD, which goes on sale today, contains 15 songs from “Unplugged” performances by Shakira, Mana, La Ley, Ricky Martin, Café Tacvba, Soda St ...

  28. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City on Saturday, raising awareness for the needs of ...

  29. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, R ...

  30. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single " ...

  31. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  32. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," dies in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had suffered a brai 2006 - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music ...

  33. Stars To Join Juanes For Peace Concert

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Miguel Bose, Ricardo Montaner, Carlos Vives, Juan Fernando Velasco and Alejandro Sanz are scheduled to join Juanes to perform a free concert on the Colombia-Venezuela border, in support of a peaceful resolution to tensions that h ...

  34. Sanz Shows Hit Snags In Venezuela

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Political maneuverings have forced Spanish star Alejandro Sanz to cancel a sold-out Feb. 14 concert at the 15,000 seat Venezuela's Poliedro de Caracas. Sanz was forced to cancel after being declared a "persona non grata" (or non-wel ...

  35. Chart Beat

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kimberley Locke, Garth Brooks, Juanes and more! SIGNS OF THE SEASON: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. How do I know? Easy: the signs are everywhere. Stores are filled with shoppers, houses are decorated with colorful ...

  36. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan and one of the most eccentric personalities in hip-hop, dies of a drug overdose in New York. He would have turned 36 two days later. The 2004 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding m ...

  37. This Day in Music

    November 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2005 - Billy Joel announces his return to the road as a solo headlining artist for the first time in nearly eight years. 2003 - ...

  38. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at th ...

  39. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Copenhagen. Timberlake, who also serves as host and performer at the event, w 2006 - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each ...

  40. Belinda Leads Nominees For MTV Latin Awards

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With five nominations, including best pop artist, best solo artist and artist of the year, Mexican star Belinda leads the list of nominees announced today (Sept. 12) for this year's Premios MTV Latin With five nominations, including best pop ar ...

  41. Bosé, Sanz Take Top Oye! Awards

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two Spaniards, Miguel Bosé and Alejandro Sanz, were the winners of the album of the year and song of the year categories, respectively, for Premios Oye!, Mexico’s recording industry awards. At the Oye! ceremony, which took place Aug. 23 in Veracru ...

  42. Sanz Restarts Tour

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a two-month hiatus, Spanish singer songwriter Alejandro Sanz resumes his "El Tren de los Momentos" tour Aug. 4. Sanz suspended his tour last May, under orders from doctors to take an "absolute rest." Sanz rescheduled most ...

  43. Alejandro Sanz Postpones Summer Tour

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sanz' spokesperson said the tour was being postponed under orders from doctors in Spain that the singer, who has been touring in Latin America, take "absolute rest" before embarking on the U.S. leg of Alejandro Sanz' El Tren de l ...

  44. Sanz U.S. Trek Postponed

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz' "El Tren de los Momentos" U.S. tour has been postponed until November, a spokeswoman for Sanz tells Billboard.biz. The first U.S. leg had been scheduled to begin at Las Vegas' Palms Casino June 6, with 15 states ...

  45. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single " ...

  46. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - International pop music stars Shakira, Alejandro Sanz and Juanes are the top winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Shakira leads the night with five trophies, including wins for Latin po 2006 - International pop music stars Shakira, Al ...

  47. This Day in Music

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," dies in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had suffered a brai 2006 - Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music ...

  48. Mims Remains 'Hot' At No. 1, Akon Stays Close

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" begins a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, a week after rocketing 32-1 on the chart. The song also inches up 4-3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, which is Rapper Mims' "This ...

  49. Sanz Tour Hits US In June

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop star Alejandro Sanz's "El Tren de los Momentos Tour 2007" will kick off its US leg June 6 at Las Vegas' Palms Casino. Dates continue in 15 cities, including stops at LA's Gibson Amphitheatre, Miami's Ameri ...

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