1. Spanish Recording Industry Has First Gain in Music Sales in Over a Decade

    February 10, 2015 12:04 PM EST Spending rises to 149.9 million euros in a market ruled by “the absolute domination of music in Spanish.” Spain has achieved its first year-over-year gain in music sales in more than a decade. In 2014, consumer spending on recorded music reache ...

  2. Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Perform at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    October 19, 2014 7:48 PM EDT The second annual La Musa Awards presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame was an eminently musical and emotional affair whose elegant execution bodes well for its future and growth. While last year’s inaugural event featured a smorgasbor ...

  3. Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Perform at Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

    October 19, 2014 7:48 PM EDT David Bisbal, Jencarlos Canela and Diego Torres hit the stage as well, honoring Latin songwriters and Latin music champions The second annual La Musa Awards presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame was an eminently musical and emotional af ...

  4. Spain's Recorded Business Rises for the First Time in 13 Years

    July 16, 2014 1:32 PM EDT Streaming surge and releases by Enrique Iglesias, Pharell and others spark gains in the first half of 2014. Music revenue in Spain rose in the first half of 2014, combating a drop in sales of over 80% over the past 13 years. According to a report ...

  5. David Bisbal Gets Kissed By A Dog, Talks New Single at Billboard Latin Music Awards: Watch

    April 25, 2014 6:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just before his backstage interview at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Spanish singer David Bisbal received a loving smooch -- from a dog. BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS 2014: FULL COVERAGE Winners List   |  Red Carpet Photos  | Show Photos "It ...

  6. David Bisbal: 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Backstage Interview

    David Bisbal: 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Backstage Interview

    April 25, 2014 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 David Bisbal chats backstage at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music awards Backstage , David Bisbal , Billboard Latin Music Awards , David Bisbal Latin Music Awards Latin Music Awards David Bisbal ...

  7. David Bisbal: 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Red Carpet

    David Bisbal: 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Red Carpet

    April 25, 2014 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bisbal: 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards Red Carpet interview , 2014 , David Bisbal , red carpet , Billboard Latin Music Awards , David Bisbal Latin Music Awards Latin Music Awards David Bisbal ...

  8. David Bisbal Talks New Music, Billboard Latin Music Awards Concert

    April 14, 2014 6:55 PM EDT Spanish pop star David Bisbal is celebrating a new album, a global tour and a fan base that keeps growing. Despite having more than 6 million twitter followers, and counting, the singer takes nothing for granted. On a recent morning, Bisbal spoke t ...

  9. 'Music Does Not Die': David Bisbal Talks New Music, Billboard Latin Music Awards 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 14, 2014 12:37 PM EDT Spanish pop star David Bisbal is celebrating a new album, a global tour and a fan base that keeps growing. Despite having more than 6 million twitter followers, and counting, the singer takes nothing for granted. On a recent morning, Bisbal spoke ...

  10. Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Franco de Vita to Perform at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 03, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony, Prince Royce and Franco de Vita join the star-studded list of performers at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm on April 24. Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use ...

  11. Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal to Headline Billboard Latin Music Concert

    April 02, 2014 11:37 AM EDT Global pop stars Luis Fonsi and David Bisbal will share the stage for the Billboard Latin Music 25th Anniversary Concert, taking place April 23 at Liv Nightclub in Miami Beach. The one-of-a-kind show was organized as a milestone to celebrate Billbo ...

  12. Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal to Headline Billboard Latin Music Conference's 25th Anniversary Concert

    April 02, 2014 9:45 AM EDT Global pop stars Luis Fonsi and David Bisbal will share the stage for the Billboard Latin Music 25th Anniversary Concert, taking place April 23 at Liv Nightclub in Miami Beach. Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Conference & ...

  13. David Bisbal Has His Best Week Ever – For Two Reasons

    April 01, 2014 2:21 PM EDT Aided by a bundling of his album alongside tickets for his tour, and by a feature film where he plays himself, Spanish singer/songwriter David Bisbal delivered the best sales week of his career in his native Spain. Register today for Billboard ...

  14. Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Banda el Recodo to Perform at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 26, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Pop star Ricky Martin, crooner Luis Fonsi and Mexican act Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga will perform during the upcoming telecast of the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Conference & Award ...

  15. Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Banda el Recodo to Perform at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 26, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Pop star Ricky Martin, crooner Luis Fonsi and Mexican act Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga will perform during the upcoming telecast of the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards show, presented by State Farm, will also include the previously ...

  16. Laura Pausini, Juanes, David Bisbal To Perform At The 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 13, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Multilingual pop music superstar Laura Pausini, Spanish idol David Bisbal, globally acclaimed Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes, and Regional Mexican chart toppers La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho are the first artists confirmed to ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Narcís Rebollo Appointed Managing Director of Universal Music Spain

    February 05, 2014 6:38 AM EST Narcís Rebollo has been named managing director of Universal Music Spain, with immediate effect. The 43-year-old exec was founding partner and VP of independent music company Vale Music which specialized in EDM and in TV formats such as "Oper ...

  20. David Bisbal Re-Ups With Universal, Signs 360 Deal

    June 14, 2013 12:18 PM EDT Spanish singer David Bisbal has renewed his recording contract with Universal Music Spain, signing a long-term, 360 deal that extends to touring and management. Universal didn't specify how long Bisbal's contract was renewed for, but ...

  21. 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, ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Bogota Brothers Burn Up Charts

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Cali & El Dandee target the U.S. after scoring hits in Latin markets. Scanning through iTunes' top 10 singles lists throughout Latin America and Spain during the past few months, one would invariably come across "Yo Te Esperare" ...

  24. Spain's Music Industry in Crisis as Music, Ticket Sales Plummet

    July 20, 2012 11:25 AM EDT It's official. This year is the worst for Spain's music industry in history. Labels and agents are going out of business, thousands of jobs and millions of euros are being lost, and what's worse, the next Alejandro Sanz or Placido D ...

  25. St. Jude To Honor Juan Luis Guerra in Gala Hosted By Juanes

    April 12, 2012 11:53 AM EDT Dominican star Juan Luis Guerra will be honored during the 10th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala in Miami, benefitting St. Jude Children's Research hospital. The gala will be hosted by Colombian star Juanes and his wife Karen Mar ...

  26. Judge To Coke: Credit World Cup Songwriter

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Coca-Cola company was required to credit the songwriter who wrote the Spanish language version of it’s World Cup campaign song, “Wavin’ Flag.” According to a preliminary injunction granted in part by U.S. District Judge Michael Moore, Coca-Col ...

  27. David Bisbal Gets New Manager At Universal's Global Talent

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Jose Luis Villarreal has been appointed as the new manager for Spanish star David Bisbal. Villarreal will be working through Global Talent Services (GTS), the management division of Universal Music Latin America, which handl ...

  28. Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean To Perform At 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 22, 2010 9:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstars Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean, Paulina Rubio and Chayanne are the newest addition to the roster of performers for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards will air April 29 on the Telemu ...

  29. Nelly Furtado, Wisin Y Yandel To Perform At Premios Billboard

    April 15, 2010 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado, Wisin y Yandel, Ricardo Montaner, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, JenCarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos and Gilberto Santa Rosa are the latest acts added to the list of performers for the 2010 Premios Billboard De La Musica Latina. T ...

  30. Juan Luis Guerra, Thalia, Pitbull Confirm Billboard Performances

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Juan Luis Guerra, Camila, Thalia, Tito “El Bambino,” Joan Sebastian, Pitbull, and David Bisbal are the first confirmed performers at the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards show will broadca ...

  31. Universal/Machete Promotes Pedro Guzman

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pedro Guzman has been promoted to VP of A&R for Universal Music Latino and Machete Music, Universal’s Latin pop and urban labels. Based in Miami, Guzman was previously director of A&R for the labels, where he worked on releases from David ...

  32. Aventura Wins Big At Premio Lo Nuestro

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST As expected, Aventura was the big winner of the 2010 Premio Lo Nuestro, taking home five awards, including the newly minted "Entertainer of the Year" award. Other big winners included Luis Fonsi, who won in the male artist of the year aw ...

  33. European Acts Dominate Premios Dial Latin Gala

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST More artists performed live at the Premios Cadena Dial Latin music gala award ceremony than ever before this year - but only two of them were from Latin America. Despite this, the Spanish language gala was broadcast live or delayed on 1,090 radio ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Enrique Iglesias Salutes Juan Gabriel At Latin Grammys Event

    November 05, 2009 8:29 AM EST 0 0 0 Juan Gabriel , the fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, was feted as the Latin Academy's 2009 Person of the year in an evening that culminated with him singing accompanied by his mariachi band for nearly an hour, often standing on tables ...

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

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Urban duo Calle 13, which led nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammys, were also the lead winners of the evening, taking home five Latin Grammys. Those included album of the year and best urban music album for “Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo” ( ...

  38. Spain's David Bisbal Tallies Strong First Week

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singer David Bisbal has registered this year's biggest first-week album shipment in Spain at more than 120,000 units, or double platinum, with 36,332 retail sales, according to the Media Control album chart, where he debuts Oct. 28 (t ...

  39. SGAE Relents Over Charity Gig Bill

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish collecting society SGAE has again got itself into hot water over its zealous enforcement of its public performance licensing system. This time it has promised to repay in the form of a "voluntary donation" the €5,629 ($7,564) it ...

  40. Arrests Over Alleged Blackmail Of David Bisbal

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spanish paramilitary Civil Guards and Dominican Republic police have arrested four people in that Caribbean nation who are accused of demanding more than $100,000 from Spanish multi-platinum singer David Bisbal in return for not making public demo ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Spain Loves Rihanna/Bisbal 'Hate' Mix

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At only two weeks since its release, a new version of Rihanna's "Hate That I Love You," featuring Spanish singer David Bisbal, has climbed to No. 5 on Nielsen Music Control's Spain Digital Songs chart. "Hate" was orig ...

  43. Bosé, Bisbal Win Big At Premios Amigos

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Miguel Bosé and David Bisbal took the top awards at Spain's revived Premios Amigo on Nov. 27 in Madrid, as the top-selling Spanish artist of the past year and most-popular artist, respectively. The 30-year veteran Bosé won for his latest albu ...

  44. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  45. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  46. Performers Set For Billboard Latin Awards

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Diana Reyes and Mariano Barba are the first performers announced for the 2007 Billboa Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y ...

  47. Billboard Latin Music Awards Performers Revealed

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joan Sebastian, David Bisbal, R.K.M. & Ken-Y, Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Diana Reyes and Mariano Barba are the first performers announced for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The event will air live ...

  48. Bisbal Unveils World Tour Plans

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop star David Bisbal unveiled details of his "Premonicion 07" world tour today (Feb. 26) in Madrid. The trek will kick off in Bogota, Colombia March 10, and continue on with 30 shows in Latin America before beginning a Spanish l ...

  49. El Canto Del Loco Wins Three At Premios Awards

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST El Canto del Loco, David Bisbal and Shakira were the main winners at the Premios Principales award ceremony, held at the Palacio de Deportes in Madrid on Saturday (Dec. 16). Pop/rock group El Canto del Loco won three of the 10 awards: best nationa ...

  50. Timberlake, T.I. Still No. 1 On Hot 100

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's "My Love" featuring T.I. notches a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for the same span but ends its three-week run on Hot Digital Song Justin Timberlake's "My ...

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