1. Copyright Is Over – If You Want It (Guest Post)

    July 15, 2014 9:05 AM EDT Christian Marclay's massively popular artwork "The Clock" is comprised of thousands of preexisting film clips strung together into a 24-hour minute-by-minute cycle. It's been widely celebrated, attended by crowds around the ...

  2. Caetano Veloso Leads Brazilian Cast for ‘I’m Alive’ Rainforest Alliance Project: Watch

    April 22, 2014 2:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brazilian star Caetano Veloso and rocker Lenine are among the artists who have gathered in Rio’s Floresta de Tijuca rainforest to record new music based on Veloso’s classic “Nine Out of Ten” and “sing their love for the Earth.” The “I’m Alive - Rain ...

  3. What to Expect at Tonight's Latin Grammy Awards: Pop Music

    November 21, 2013 3:30 PM EST At tonight's Latin Grammys, to be broadcast live on Univision from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, you can expect pop music in various forms to make a strong showing with many familiar faces in the running including Colombian si ...

  4. Backbeat: Os Mutantes’ New Line-Up, Songs at L.A.'s Sonos Studios

    April 19, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Sergio Dias came to the Sonos Studio to discuss the new album from his band Os Mutantes , but KCRW DJ Mario Cotto was much more interested in getting a history lesson about how Brazil produced such an adventurous psychedelic band in the 1960s. G ...

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  6. Jesse & Joy Are Big Winners at Latin Grammy Awards

    November 16, 2012 1:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran away with the night as four-time winners of the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessie, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Latin Grammy Awards: Juan Luis Guerra, Arturo Sandoval, Don Omar Among Pre-Telecast Winners

    November 15, 2012 8:48 PM EST 0 0 0 The 13th annual Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a soothing ballad by Peruvian singer Gian Marco Zignago and Cuban crooner Amaury Gutierrez in a early awards showcase that set the tone for some of the most celebrated music of the year. During t ...

  9. Latin Grammy Pre-Telecast: Juan Luis Guerra Wins Producer of the Year, Don Omar Scores Best Urban Album

    November 15, 2012 8:14 PM EST The 13th annual Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a soothing ballad by Peruvian singer Gian Marco Zignago and Cuban crooner Amaury Gutierrez in an early awards showcase that set the tone for some of the most celebrated music of the year. Backb ...

  10. Caetano Veloso Honored as Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year

    November 15, 2012 10:28 AM EST Caetano Veloso, the fabled musician, writer, filmmaker, all-around intellectual and founder of Tropicalia, the revolutionary Brazilian cultural movement, was feted as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year with an all-star tribute N ...

  11. Latin Grammy Awards Predictions: Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Sanz + More

    November 14, 2012 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 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 i ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Latin Music's Big Night

    October 08, 2012 1:54 PM EDT Nominations expanded in key categories as Latin Grammys return to Las Vegas. The 13th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards returns to Las Vegas this year and will air live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Univision on Nov. 15. The Span ...

  14. Cultural Leader Caetano Veloso named Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

    October 08, 2012 1:52 PM EDT For only the second time in the 13-year history of the Latin Grammy Awards, the Latin Recording Academy is honoring a Brazilian artist as its Person of the Year: Caetano Veloso, the renowned musician, writer, filmmaker, thought leader and co-fou ...

  15. Juan Luis Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 25, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A slew of Latin artists, from pop star Ricardo Arjona to Brazilian icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and rockers Carla Morrison and Juanes , are nominated for Album of the Year for the 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards, ...

  16. Juan Luis Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 25, 2012 1:20 PM EDT A slew of Latin artists, from pop star Ricardo Arjona to Brazilian icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and rockers Carla Morrison and Juanes, are nominated for Album of the Year for the 13th annual Latin Grammy Awards, ...

  17. Caetano Veloso Named Latin Recording Academy's 2012 Person of the Year

    July 10, 2012 12:39 PM EDT Caetano Veloso, one of Brazil's most iconic recording artists, will be feted as the Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy. Veloso will be honored during a dinner Nov. 14 in Las Vegas, on the eve of the 2012 annual Latin Grammy awa ...

  18. How The APAP Conference Could Save Your Band's Life

    January 18, 2012 9:01 AM EST A plenary session at APAP|NYC that explored the question: What great acts have happened in our community? (Photo: Jacob Belcher/APAP) "If you want to book us, we're a twelve piece, we like sushi and massages," Steven Bernstein crack ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 17, 2009 3:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 With five nods to its name, Latin Grammy darling Calle 13 led the list of esoteric nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammy awards. The eclectic Puerto Rican urban group, which has already won several Latin Grammys in the past, is up for awards ...

  21. Top Artists Sought For World Peace Concerts

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 World Peace One, a not-for-profit global peace advocacy group, has targeted some of the top acts in the world for a series of international concerts to begin May 17. World Peace One, a not-for-profit global peace advocacy group whose mission is to b ...

  22. Bjork, Prince Lead Joni Mitchell Tribute Disc

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have recorded covers for "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell," due in the spring via Nonesuch. The 12-track set also boasts contributio Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis ...

  23. Mares Profundos

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brazilian chanteuse Virginia Rodrigues has a sweet, rich voice with the texture of molasses. Brazilian chanteuse Virginia Rodrigues has a sweet, rich voice with the texture of molasses. Hers is a voice that has wooed audiences worldwide with renditi ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Nelly Furtado, Dixie Chicks, Can

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Nelly Furtado, Dixie Chicks, Can Nelly Furtado will follow up her smash debut, "Whoa, Nelly," with "Folklore," due Nov. 25 from DreamWorks. Joining the Canadian pop artist on the collection are such varied guests as Caeta ...

  25. 'Chicago,' Eminem Score Oscars

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The big screen musical "Chicago" was the big winner last night (March 23), taking six Oscars home from the 75th annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, including best picture. Among the Miramax The big screen musical "Chicago&q ...

  26. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectr ...

  27. Gilberto Gil To Head Brazil's Cultural Policy

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Just before Luiz Inacio da Silva was elected president, Brazilian music star Gilberto Gil strutted onto a Copacabana beach concert stage dressed in the red and white colors of the Worker's Party. "I'v Just before Luiz Inacio da Silva ...

  28. Live in Bahia

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This live double-disc release hits the racks just as Caetano Veloso's Alfred A. Knopf memoir Tropical Truth: A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil is hitting bookshelves. It's a timely confluence This live double-disc release hits the ...

  29. Invoke

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 American-Brazilian Arto Lindsay is the perfect musician to entangle the popular music of Brazil and the U.S. American-Brazilian Arto Lindsay is the perfect musician to entangle the popular music of Brazil and the U.S. and emerge with a sound that ch ...

  30. Espíritu Vivo

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest effort by Peruvian sensation Susana Baca reflects the artist's ongoing fascination with her country's black music heritage, which tra Like its predecessors on David By ...

  31. Tropicalia Legend Tom Ze Suffers Heart Attack

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazil's tropicalia movement, suffered a heart attack following a Sunday night concert in a northeastern city, hospital officials said. The 65-year-old musician Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazi ...

  32. Susana Baca Brings Sept. 11 Into The Studio

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs better in front of a crowd. Knowing this, she, producer Craig Street, and the folks at Luaka Bop Records decided Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has alwa ...

  33. Wilco Signs With Nonesuch

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chicago rock outfit Wilco has signed with Nonesuch Records for the release of its fourth album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." While details of the deal will be announced sometime next week, Nonesuch is eyei Chicago rock outfit Wilco has signed w ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Cuban Exiles OK Latin Grammy Plan

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anti-Castro Cuban exile groups accepted a compromise plan yesterday (Aug. 19) that would allow them to demonstrate across the street from the Latin Grammy Awards in Miami next month. The city-brokered Anti-Castro Cuban exile groups accepted a compro ...

  36. Juanes Leads Latin Grammy Noms With Seven

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Colombian Latin rock artist Juanes pulled down seven nominations for the second annual Latin Grammy Awards. Spanish pop artist Alejandro Sanz received five nods, while Aterciopelados, Gilberto Gil, Fi Colombian Latin rock artist Juanes pulled down s ...

  37. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballad ...

  38. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A reconfigured version of Los Super Seven returns March 13 with the Columbia/Legacy album "Canto," whose songs can be traced to far-flung corners of the Latin diaspora -- incorporating Cuban and South With its new-model takes on border-tow ...

  39. Virginia Rodrigues, Moreno Veloso Team For Tour

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Acclaimed Brazilian vocalist Virginia Rodrigues will team with rising Brazilian star Moreno Veloso for a North American tour, set to kick off March 20 in Los Angeles and wrap April 12 in Washington, D Acclaimed Brazilian vocalist Virginia Rodrigues ...