1. Luciano Luna Wins SESAC Latina Composer Of The Year, Dulce Maria Music Takes Publisher Prize

    June 19, 2014 1:00 AM EDT SESAC Latina celebrated its 20th anniversary with the annual celebration of its SESAC Latina Music Awards, held June 18 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Writers and publishers were honored for the top-performing tracks of 2013 a ...

  2. Billboard Finalists Debut, J Balvin Rules Tropical Chart

    April 18, 2014 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2014 edition of the "Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists" compilation enters Top Latin Albums as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 6, moving 1,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Compared to previous Billboard Latin Music Awards set ...

  3. Fania All-Stars, Daddy Yankee Honored at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 19, 2014 5:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 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-lif ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Daddy Yankee Joins Mun2's Cast In New Fight Reality Series

    February 10, 2014 3:04 AM EST Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee, who is a finalist for seven Billboard Latin Music Awards, has signed on to appear on a new mun2 unscripted show "Combate Americas" about the lives of the Mix Martial Arts fighters.  Details of the series were ...

  6. Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony and Prince Royce Top Finalists for 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST 11.045 k 169 2 Fresh from landing his third No. 1 debut on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart with "Odio," featuring Drake, bachata star Romeo Santos led the charge as the top finalist for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by S ...

  7. Chart Moves: Beyonce Crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Aloe Blacc Bounds Up Hot 100; Hillsong United Makes History

    January 24, 2014 10:00 AM EST As previously reported , Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Lorde and Bastille soar into the chart's top 10. Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Beyonce: In just its sixth week on R&B/ ...

  8. Daddy Yankee Vows to Fight $6 Million Penalty

    November 25, 2013 8:58 PM EST Reggaetón star Daddy Yankee’s legal team is seeking a judgement not withstanding verdict following a jury’s decision to impose a $6 million penalty against the artist, his label El Cartel Records, plus his ex-booking agent Edgar Baldiri Martínez a ...

  9. Inside Daddy Yankee's Digital-Only 'King' Album

    November 11, 2013 5:30 PM EST Despite Latin's continued reliance on physical sales, one of reggaeton's biggest stars releases online-only album When reggaeton trailblazer Daddy Yankee releases an album, it usually debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums ...

  10. Colombian Reggaeton Star J Balvin Talks 'La Familia,' Picks His Favorite 5 Videos

    October 30, 2013 4:56 AM EDT “I want to try and make my own movement,” says J. Balvin, the rising reggaeton star, whose album “La Familia” was just released on Capitol Latin. “We are going to conquer the world.”   Maybe its not such a lofty goal for the Colombian artist, wh ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Watch the Red Carpet & Backstage Live 4/25 at 6pm ET

    April 25, 2013 1:00 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will air live from Miami tonight (April 25) on Telemundo at 7 p.m. ET but tune-in right here on Billboard.com beginning at 6 p.m. to watch a live video stream of the stars on the red ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Marc Anthony, Daddy Yankee, Others to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 04, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will feature performances by some of music's leading names including singer/songwriter Marc Anthony, bachata star Romeo Santos, regional Mexican crooner Roberto Tapia, reggaeton art ...

  15. Chart Highlights: Rolling Stones Debut On Dance/Club Play Songs

    January 07, 2013 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 When the group's frontman has the original moves like Jagger, it shouldn't be too surprising to find them on the tally. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greate ...

  16. Chart Highlights: The Lumineers Shine Atop Adult Pop Songs

    December 26, 2012 12:40 PM EST The trio's debut Adult Pop Songs smash 'Ho Hey' jumps to No. 1, becoming one of the group's two newly-crowned leaders this week. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts. Find out the top songs ...

  17. Chart Highlights: The Lumineers Shine Atop Adult Pop Songs

    December 24, 2012 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The trio's debut Adult Pop Songs smash 'Ho Hey' jumps to No. 1, becoming one of the group's two newly-crowned leaders this week. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out th ...

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  19. Chart Highlights: will.i.am, Britney Spears Bound Onto Pop Songs Chart

    December 10, 2012 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Dropkick Murphys, meanwhile, bring their brand of holiday cheer to the Alternative Songs tally. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surve ...

  20. Chart Highlights: Miguel's 'Adorn' Ties For Year's Longest Rule On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

    November 19, 2012 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, new holiday favorites debut on AC and Calvin Harris tops Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Chart Highlights: Aerosmith Returns To AC Chart

    October 29, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The group charts its first entry on the tally since 1998 - while one of its classics receives a Latin makeover. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and deb ...

  24. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop Doubles The Fun.

    October 22, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trio achieves a feat previously managed on Adult Pop Songs by only one other group in the chart's 16-year history. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gai ...

  25. Latin Music Could Use An A&R Boost

    October 08, 2012 2:07 PM EDT Genre's audience is increasingly young and bicultural but charts don't always reflect that. For the past several years, the discourse in the Latin entertainment, marketing, advertising, public relations and advertising worlds is that i ...

  26. FAQ on Approval of Universal Music - EMI Deal

    September 21, 2012 1:50 PM EDT As Universal Music Group's acquisition of EMI Music's recorded music division today received approval from both European and U.S. regulators , details have emerged about the exact steps Universal must take to win European Commission supp ...

  27. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A: Watch Again

    September 19, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Daddy Yankee Watch Again Now PHOTOS: Behind-the-Scenes at Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A After a two-year hiatus, Daddy Yankee is back in full force. The reggaeton star's sixth studio album, "Prestige," is out and toda ...

  28. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 5: Focus, Hunger, Passion, Positivity

    Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 5: Focus, Hunger, Passion, Positivity

    September 19, 2012 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part 5 of Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A with Billboard.com on September 18, 2012 interview , Daddy Yankee , Daddy Yankee , Yankee Live , Interview Videos Daddy Yankee Yankee Live Interview ...

  29. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 4: Dj Collabs, Live Album?, Family

    Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 4: Dj Collabs, Live Album?, Family

    September 19, 2012 2:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part 4 of Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A with Billboard.com on September 18, 2012 interview , Daddy Yankee , Daddy Yankee , Yankee Live , Interview Videos Daddy Yankee Yankee Live Interview ...

  30. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 3: Business, Tour, Tequila

    Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 3: Business, Tour, Tequila

    September 19, 2012 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part 3 of Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A with Billboard.com on September 18, 2012 interview , Daddy Yankee , Daddy Yankee , Yankee Live , Interview Videos Daddy Yankee Yankee Live Interview ...

  31. Daddy Yankee live Q&A Pt.2 : Fan Questions, Spanglish Albums, New Music

    Daddy Yankee live Q&A Pt.2 : Fan Questions, Spanglish Albums, New Music

    September 19, 2012 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part 2 of Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A with Billboard.com on September 18, 2012 interview , Daddy Yankee , Daddy Yankee , Interview Videos Daddy Yankee Interview ...

  32. Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 1: Prestige, Collabs, Prince  Royce

    Daddy Yankee Live Q&A Pt. 1: Prestige, Collabs, Prince Royce

    September 19, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part 1 of Daddy Yankee's Live Q&A with Billboard.com on September 18, 2012 featuredVideo3 , interview , live Q&A , Daddy Yankee , Daddy Yankee , Royce , Yankee Live , Interview Videos Daddy Yankee Royce Yankee Live Interview ...

  33. En Breve

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Luis Miguel, Latin Music Video Network Debuts, and Lokixximo Luis Miguel tops Texas Fest Pop singer Luis Miguel will headline the People en Español Festival Sept. 1-2 in San Antonio. The Warner Music artist, who rarely performs at festivals, will ...

  34. 6 Questions with DADDY YANKEE

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT A decade ago, before most artists fully understood the power of branding and DIY promotion, Raymond Ayala, better-known as Daddy Yankee, took charge of his career as a reggaeton artist. He created his own label -- El Cartel -- and started to relea ...

  35. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry Ties Rihanna's Pop Songs Record

    July 30, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Feel the love! Perry matches Rihanna's record nine Pop Songs toppers. Plus, Train, Kylie Minogue, fun. and Kenny Chesney notch new No. 1s. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top ...

  36. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5 Tops Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs

    July 02, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Beloved veteran acts Whitney Houston, the Beach Boys and Cyndi Lauper make chart returns. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surve ...

  37. Polito Vega Never Goes Out Of Style

    June 28, 2012 5:30 PM EDT The joke goes like this: Two friends are standing on Fifth Avenue in New York as Polito Vega and the Pope stroll by, talking together. One of them asks, "Who's that?" The other replies, "I don't know who the old guy with t ...

  38. Daddy Yankee Named Face of Verizon's 'Mis Fabulosos Quince' Campaign

    May 25, 2012 8:47 AM EDT Urban star Daddy Yankee is the face of Verizon's new Mis Fabulosos Quince (My Fabulous Quince) campaign. The contest aimed at Latina teenagers will have 15-year-olds submitting essays to win an all-expenses paid Quinceañera party for 100 gues ...

  39. Summer Music Preview: Latin Leaders

    May 23, 2012 10:45 PM EDT 0 0 Daddy Yankee Album title: Prestige Label: El Cartel/EMI Management: El Cartel Release date: TBD In the past year, Daddy Yankee has released three singles while debating where to take the new studio album he was recording on his own El Cartel Records. ...

  40. Richard Lom promoted to VP at SBS Entertainment

    May 23, 2012 7:55 AM EDT 0 0 Richard Lom has been promoted to VP of SBS Entertainment, the live entertainment and management arm of media company Spanish Broadcasting System. In his new role, Lom will oversee all aspects of daily operations, live concerts, worldwide management, n ...

  41. Emilio Estefan at Billboard Latin Conference: 'When It Was Just Me, Santana, Feliciano, Julio, There Wasn't So Much Opportunity...'

    April 25, 2012 3:31 PM EDT John Butcher, vice president of entertainment, Target (left); with Emilion Estefan, Chairman, Estefan Enterprises. (Photo: Michael Seto) As record sales remain flat and labels tighten their belts in producing and releasing records, brands have ste ...

  42. Chino y Nacho & Coca-Cola, Daddy Yankee & Western Union Among Billboard Latin Music Marketing Award Winners

    April 25, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Angel Kaminsky (left), VP Universal Music Latino/Machete Music and Luis Estrada, GM Universal Music Latino/Machete whose Coca-Cola "Seremos Mas" campaign Featuring Chino Y Nacho won a Billboard Latin Music Marketing Award for Best Social ...

  43. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Meet The Contenders

    April 24, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Finalists for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, have all had a major impact throughout the Latin music industry, displaying unique qualities and strengths in a variety of Latin genres. While these artists have ...

  44. Brands Compete in Second Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards

    April 23, 2012 4:37 PM EDT For the second year, the Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards will recognize the growing importance of consumer brands and marketers in the promotion and marketing of Latin music at the Billboard Latin Music Conference, presented by State Farm. ...

  45. Billboard Latin Music Conference Marketing Awards Announce Finalists

    March 29, 2012 1:20 PM EDT Music from Camila, Chino y Nacho, Enrique Iglesias, Don Omar, Pitbull and Paulina Rubio, among others, make up some of the advertising, branding and sponsorship campaigns up for honors in the second annual Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards ta ...

  46. Don Omar, Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 29, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio, and the previously-rumored Don Omar will be performing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards this year on April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. The trio will join Daddy Yankee, Juanes, and Jenni Rivera among those ...

  47. Telemundo Appoints Sylvia Rosabal SVP of Network News

    March 07, 2012 11:29 AM EST Telemundo has named Sylvia Rosabal as its Senior VP of Network News. In her new post, Rosabal will oversee all network news content, including Telemundo's nightly newscast, Sunday news program Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart, and news content on ...

  48. Backbeat: Daddy Yankee, Telemundo Execs, More at Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Announcement

    March 01, 2012 10:19 AM EST Daddy Yankee with Billboard's Leila Cobo at Telemundo Studios. Dozens of journalists from around the country flew to Telemundo Studios in Miami to the set of morning show Levántate (Wake Up!) for the live announcement of the finalists to the ...

  49. Backbeat: Latin Music Industry Rocks at Premios Lo Nuestro Afterparties

    February 21, 2012 10:18 AM EST From the left, Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV's Sr. VP for Latin America & U.S. Latin; Melissa Esposito of Sony U.S. Latin; and Ruben Leyva of Sony U.S. Latin at Sony's PLN afterparty. The live telecast of Univision's Premios Lo Nuestro ...

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