1. Exclusive: Carlos Santana Remembers 'Monumental' Woodstock Fest, 45 Years Later

    August 16, 2014 9:00 AM EDT "There were women and men, an ocean of hearts screaming," the legendary guitarist tells Billboard about the iconic event. Santana didn't foresee the notoriety that would come with their performance at the Woodstock Music & Art Fa ...

  2. Carlos Santana: Saving the World One Note At A Time

    May 23, 2014 4:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Try to speak with Carlos Santana about his new album and he'll want to talk about another topic: changing the world. The veteran musician says he is planning a concert aimed at encouraging and motivating the development of young black and Latin ...

  3. Carlos Santana Talks 'Corazon' & Upcoming Projects

    Carlos Santana Talks 'Corazon' & Upcoming Projects

    May 02, 2014 12:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Santana talked to Billboard.com about his upcoming album, "Coraz ón," collaborating with Juanes, and reuniting with the original band for "Santana IV." Miguel , Gloria Estefan , Mexico , Guadalajara , juanes , Carlos Santa ...

  4. Carlos Santana Talks 'Corazon' & Reuniting With Original Band For 'Santana IV'

    May 02, 2014 12:52 PM EDT 5 1 1 Ahead of Santana's "Corazon," due May 6, Carlos Santana sat down for a video interview with Billboard to discuss the new album, saying, "the goal was to make a 'Supernatural' type of CD, with special, soulful guests [an ...

  5. Paco de Lucia Remembered by Alejandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Many More

    February 27, 2014 9:30 PM EST Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake expected to attract a massive crowd to the Southern Spanish city. Since de ...

  6. International Artists Pay Tribute to Paco de Lucia

    February 27, 2014 8:57 PM EST 5 3 1 The flamenco guitar master, who left behind an unreleased album, will be laid to rest this weekend in Southern Spain Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in hi ...

  7. Romeo Santos Reveals Yankee Stadium Concert

    February 24, 2014 4:03 PM EST One day before dropping his sophomore solo album "Formula, Vol. 2," Bronx-born Bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced that he will be headlining a concert at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2014. Santos will be the first Latin artist to hav ...

  8. Carlos Santana Reunites With Former Bandmate, Now Homeless

    December 23, 2013 2:51 AM EST 0 0 0 A news reporter for a San Francisco television station has reunited rock guitarist Carlos Santana with a former bandmate he hadn't seen in decades and who now lives on the streets of Oakland. Reporter Stanley Roberts ran into percussionist Marc ...

  9. Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock Receive Kennedy Center Honors: Watch

    December 08, 2013 11:29 PM EST 0 0 0 The "Piano Man" who became one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with such hits as "Just the Way You Are," "Uptown Girl" and "Allentown" was awarded the nation's highest honor Sunday fo ...

  10. Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock Receive Kennedy Center Honors: Watch

    December 08, 2013 11:29 PM EST The "Piano Man" who became one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with such hits as "Just the Way You Are," "Uptown Girl" and "Allentown" was awarded the nation's highest honor Sunday ...

  11. Miguel Bosé Accepts Latin Grammy Person of the Year at Star-Studded Gala

    November 21, 2013 1:24 PM EST The Latin Grammy Person of the Year gala -- like all events honoring any artist -- are complex affairs that require lots of juggling, maneuvering to accommodate everybody's needs and, to cap it all, the ability to reinvent a familiar repertoi ...

  12. Carlos Santana to Release First Spanish Album on Sony Latin/RCA

    November 20, 2013 9:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Live Concert Event to Air on HBO in Spring Carlos Santana will release his first-ever Spanish language album in early 2014, he announced in a press conference today at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. The set, titled "Corazón," will be rel ...

  13. Carlos Santana to Release First Spanish-Language Album on Sony Latin/RCA

    November 20, 2013 4:44 PM EST Carlos Santana will release his first-ever Spanish language album in early 2014, he announced in a press conference today at the House of Blues in Las Vegas.  The set, titled "Corazón," will be released jointly by RCA/Sony Latin Iberia, ...

  14. John Coltrane Fans Hope to Turn Jazz Great’s Home Into A Museum

    November 03, 2013 10:51 PM EST In a quiet, tree-lined suburb of New York City sits an unassuming brick ranch house that many musicians consider hallowed ground. This is where saxophonist John Coltrane composed the epic 1964 jazz masterpiece "A Love Supreme," shortly a ...

  15. Santana Announces New Album, Concert in Mexico

    October 24, 2013 4:20 PM EDT Carlos Santana will revisit his roots with a Dec. 14 concert in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he and his band will be joined by Juanes, Miguel, Gloria Estefan, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, and other guest artists in a celebration of his Latin heritage. ...

  16. Carlos Santana Uninjured in Las Vegas Car Crash

    September 16, 2013 2:00 AM EDT Police say Carlos Santana drove into an unoccupied parked car near an upscale area of Las Vegas, but escaped injury. The Grammy-winning superstar was headed home alone when the accident occurred Friday night in Summerlin. Police Lt. Ken Romane tol ...

  17. Joel, Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

    September 12, 2013 2:56 PM EDT Acclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera -- Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo -- will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, considered the nation's highest hon ...

  18. Jennifer Breithaupt

    November 28, 2012 6:44 PM EST Senior VP of Entertainment Marketing, Citi Concerts in the Citi When Citi first partnered with Live Nation for exclusive tour presales in 2007, the financial services company accounted for a small part of the top promoter's overall ticket sal ...

  19. World Series Showdown: Music of Detroit vs San Francisco

    October 24, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Which World Series city has the richer musical history? Vote now! On Wednesday night (Oct. 24), the 2012 World Series kicks off in San Francisco, when the upstart Giants take on the star-studded Detroit Tigers. As baseball junkies mull the lineups a ...

  20. Taylor Swift Teams With Walgreens For Exclusive Store To Promote 'Red'

    October 09, 2012 10:10 AM EDT Taylor Swift has teamed with Walgreens, a retailer with 7,944 locations nationwide, to debut the Taylor Swift Store at Walgreens. Beginning this week, Walgreens and select Duane Reade locations will sell Swift-themed merchandise incorporating artw ...

  21. Carlos Santana to Pen Memoir

    September 13, 2012 8:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Santana is ready for the ultimate riff: a memoir. The Grammy-winning superstar has an agreement with Little, Brown and Co. to tell his life story. The publisher, a division of Hachette Book Group, announced Thursday that the book is scheduled ...

  22. How Summer Music Fests Are Helping Caribbean Economies

    August 30, 2012 3:28 PM EDT What happens when international superstars such as the late Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Ne-Yo, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chris Brown, Toni Braxton, Roberta Flack, and Damian Marley, just to name a few, ...

  23. Food drives and Anti-Poverty Charities Still a Priority for Musicians

    June 14, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 Country juggernaut Big Machine Label Group may have signed a groundbreaking performance royalty pact with Clear Channel, but the music company struck a different kind of partnership with General Mills that has even greater potential for doing good. Th ...

  24. Mick Jagger on 'SNL': Performs With Foo Fighters, Sends Off Kristen Wiig in Season Finale

    May 20, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Mick Jagger brought the poise expected of a British knight and the flash expected of a rock legend as host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live's season finale. Jagger performed four times-with Foo Fighters, Jeff Beck, and twice with Ar ...

  25. Matchbox Twenty Heading 'North' For Long-Awaited Fourth Album

    May 18, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 For all of the hits that the Matchbox Twenty guys have accrued over the past 15 years, the pop-rock group has only released three official albums, with the last of that trio, "More Than You Think You Are," released nearly a decade ago. At ...

  26. Grammy Award Lawsuit Dismissed by New York Supreme Court

    April 30, 2012 11:02 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - A lawsuit filed against the Recording Academy over its decision to trim the Grammy Award categories from 109 to 78 has been dismissed. Grammy Awards Protest Planned By Musicians During Sunday's Show The ruling last week by New ...

  27. Pub Briefs: BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars; Carole King To Receive BMI Icon Award

    March 23, 2012 7:00 AM EDT BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars - BMG Chrysalis US has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Bruno Mars, whose debut album, "Doo-Wops & Hooligans," has scanned 1.7 million units so far in the U.S., according to Nielsen So ...

  28. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  29. A Guide to Music at SXSW Interactive: Jay-Z, Flying Lotus, SoundCloud, Gigs, Parties, More

    March 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST SXSW Interactive has forged a reputation as not only a breeding ground for the hottest new tech companies and apps on the market (Hi Foursquare), but also as a place that can introduce the world to companies that can change the way humans interact ...

  30. Cee Lo Green Announces 'Loberace' Las Vegas Residency

    March 02, 2012 1:01 PM EST LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Singer-songwriter Cee Lo Green says his semi-permanent show launching in Las Vegas will feature showgirls, pyrotechnics and other over-the-top touches. The 37-year-old performer most recently known for his Grammy-winning 2010 sin ...

  31. House of Blues CEO Ron Bension on Santana's 2-Year Vegas Residency: 'Not Something You Get at a Big Box Theater'

    February 29, 2012 9:15 AM EST On May 2, Carlos Santana will begin a two-year residency at the House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. It will be the House of Blues' first-ever residency in its nearly 13 years of operation and could open doors for other performers ...

  32. Santana Books 2 Years at Las Vegas' House of Blues

    February 23, 2012 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Guitar legend Carlos Santana plans a two-year headlining gig at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, switching venues from his previous home at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Representatives for the House of Blues say Santana will hav ...

  33. Santana Books Two Years at Las Vegas' House of Blues

    February 23, 2012 6:00 PM EST Guitar legend Carlos Santana plans a two-year headlining gig at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, switching venues from his previous home at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Representatives for the House of Blues say Santana will h ...

  34. Adele's Big Night: Where It Ranks in Grammy History

    February 13, 2012 1:53 AM EST Adele backstage at the Grammmy Awards holding her six trophies (Getty Images) Adele's big night at the Grammys doesn't set any new records, but it does enroll the British singer in an elite club of triple-crown winners for the Recording ...

  35. Sheila E., Grammy Trustee, Vows to Fight Latin-Award Category Downsizing From the Inside

    February 11, 2012 7:20 PM EST Count Sheila E. among the artists who is upset that the Recording Academy condensed the number of Grammy Award categories from 109 to 78. But unlike some of her fellow artists, she is fighting from the inside. "I was very offended Latin Jazz ...

  36. Gloria Estefan Had Bloody Good Time Making 'Hotel Nacional' Video

    February 09, 2012 10:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Latin Icon Talks Style, New Video & Being a 'Gleek' at Heart Truth Red Dress Show Gloria Estefan drew blood while making her new, stylish video for "Hotel Nacional." And she liked it. The latin music icon told Billboard.com o ...

  37. Rev. Jesse Jackson Hints At Protest Over Grammy Category Cuts

    January 28, 2012 1:20 PM EST The Rev. Jesse Jackson is entering the fray over The Recording Academy's cuts to its Grammy categories: He's asking to meet with the president of the organization and has raised the possibility of protests with the awards less than two w ...

  38. Rev. Jesse Jackson Hints At Protest Over Grammy Category Cuts

    January 28, 2012 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rev. Jesse Jackson is entering the fray over The Recording Academy's cuts to its Grammy categories: He's asking to meet with the president of the organization and has raised the possibility of protests with the awards less than two wee ...

  39. Gal Costa, Joe Arroyo, Jose Feliciano Honored By Latin Academy

    November 09, 2011 5:45 PM EST LAS VEGAS -- A slew of artists from different countries -- including Brazil's Gal Costa, Colombia's Joe Arroyo and Puerto Rico's José Feliciano -- were honored by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences with Lifetime Achi ...

  40. Pegi Young Talks Bridge School Benefit at 25, Neil's Memoir

    October 20, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Between organizing the 25th annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts , readying 25th anniversary CD and DVD sets and making an album of her own, Pegi Young can rival her husband, Neil, these days for a perpetually busy schedule. Young is gearing up for ...

  41. Shakira Is Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    September 27, 2011 12:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira will be honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year, the Latin Grammy organization has announced. The tribute gala for the songstress will be held Nov. 9, one day before the 12th annual awards s ...

  42. Raphael Saadiq Talks 'Stone Rollin'' Influences, Being 'Raw'

    May 30, 2011 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 R aphael Saadiq has discovered that being busy as an artist doesn't leave him much time to pursue his hitmaking career as a producer. "I haven't had any time to work on anybody," Saadiq -- whose credits behind the board include J ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana Slams New Immigration Law, Britney Spears Covers Harper's Bazaar

    May 16, 2011 7:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Carlos Santana Slams Georgia for New Immigration Law Carlos Santana on Sunday used baseball's annual Civil Rights Game as a platform to admonish Georgia and Arizona ...

  44. Santana Admonishes Georgia for New Immigration Law

    May 16, 2011 6:50 AM EDT Carlos Santana on Sunday used baseball's annual Civil Rights Game as a platform to admonish Georgia and Arizona for their new immigration laws. Santana received the Beacon of Change Award before the Braves-Phillies game. The Grammy-winning mu ...

  45. Prince to Play 21-Night Residency in Los Angeles

    April 08, 2011 3:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 P rince will continue his residency-style "Welcome 2 America" tour with a whopping 21-date stand in Los Angeles, beginning on April 14 at the Forum. The artist made the announcement via a phone call on George Lopez's show last night ( ...

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