1. Natalie Cole Releases Spanish-Language Album

    July 01, 2013 2:43 AM EDT It's been four years since Natalie Cole received a kidney from a Salvadorian donor, and the singer says it not only connected her to Hispanic culture, it has given her the strength to record her first post-operation album — totally in Spanish ...

  2. Mariachi Goes Majestic: A Latin Symphony Orchestra

    July 26, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Mariachi veteran Jose Hernandez has performed with some of the biggest names in music. Last year, for example, he and Lady Gaga belted out a heartfelt mariachi version of "Born This Way" in a little downtown L.A. nightclub where the pop ...

  3. Latin Recording Academy Unveils Lifetime Honorees

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As part of the Latin Grammy celebrations in November, the Latin Recording Academy (LARAS) will honor several music industry veterans and artists with its Lifetime Achievement and Trustees Awards at a private ceremony Nov. 10. Artists João Donato, ...

  4. Three Tie For ASCAP Latin Songwriter Honor

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, Anthony Santos (of Aventura) and Tommy Torres were named songwriters of the year at the 18th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. It was the first time in the awards' nearly two-decade history that three songwriters tied for the t ...

  5. Armando Manzanero, Jorge Luis Piloto To Be Honored By ASCAP

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Two of Latin music's most prolific writers, Armando Manzanero and Jorge Luis Piloto, will be honored during ASCAP's 18th annual Latin Music Awards. The gala event, taking place in Los Angeles on March 23, will honor ASCAP's most per ...

  6. CISAC To Stage World Copyright Summit in June

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers will hold its second annual World Copyright Summit on June 9 and 10 in Washington D.C., with a line-up of more than 100 speakers including the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb, songwri ...

  7. Billboard Latin Awards To Honor Shakira, Sebastian

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall of Fame award for his career achievements and Shakira will be bestowed with the Spirit of Hope award at the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Joan Sebastian will receive the Billboard Hall of Fame awar ...

  8. Chayanne, Montenegro Take Billboard Latin Honors

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards. Veteran Puerto Rican singer Chayanne and rising Mexican star Pilar Montenegro were the big winners, each takin The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) ...

  9. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Performers

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings are among the latest performers added to the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony. Others who have signed on are Grupo Limite Thalia, Alexandre Pires, and A.B. Quintanilla II ...

  10. First Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin, Pilar Montenegro, Chayanne, and Intocable lead the list of performers for the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held May 8 at the Miami Arena and broadcast May 11 by Telemundo. Sp Ricky Martin, Pilar Montenegro, Chayanne, and In ...

  11. Billboard To Honor Manzanero, Franco

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songwriter Armando Manzanero and rapper Edgardo Arias Franco, aka "El General," will receive special honors at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be held May 8 at the Miami Arena. Manzanero, th Songwriter Armando Manzanero and rappe ...

  12. Duetos 2

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second batch of duets from Armando Manzanero (following last year's Duetos), featuring the singer/ songwriter/pianist performing his songs with an eclectic array of artists is possibly more intrig The second batch of duets from Armando Manz ...

  13. Sandoval Turns To Piano For New Album

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Famed Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will release his latest album, and first showcasing his skills as a pianist, March 12 via Crescent Moon/Columbia. The set, appropriately dubbed "My Passion f Famed Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval ...

  14. Sanz, Juanes Top Winners At 2nd Latin Grammys

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alejandro Sanz led the list of winners with four tropies for the second annual Latin Grammys, announced today (Oct.30) during a press conference at the Conga Room in Los Angeles. The Spanish pop singe Alejandro Sanz led the list of winners with four ...

  15. First Titles Named To Latin Grammy Hall Of Fame

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Famed recordings from Antonio Carlos Jobim ("The Girl from Ipanema"), Santana ("Oye Como Va"), Joao Gilberto ("Chega da Saudade"), Javier Solis ("Sabor a Mi"), and Astor Piazzolla ("Adios Nonino") ar ...

  16. Duetos

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to go wrong with an album that features some of the best Latin songs of all time, performed by some of the genre's most distinctive singers. It's hard to go wrong with an album that features some of the best Latin songs of a ...