1. Fernando Giaccardi & Partner/Client Enrique Iglesias Sign Jesse & Joy to Management Deal

    June 10, 2016 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fernando Giaccardi and longtime partner and client Enrique Iglesias  have signed Mexican duo Jesse & Joy  on a joint venture with Red Light Management. Kate Ramos, another industry veteran, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of th ...

  2. Billboard's Latin Power Players List's Top Managers Dish on the Meaning of Power

    August 04, 2015 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The artists get all the press. And behind them, the managers wield the power. Among Billboard's Latin Power Players , the list's five marquee managers -- Fernando Giaccardi, Walter Kolm, Johnny Marines, Angelo Medina and Alex Mizrahi -- ma ...

  3. Backbeat: Luis Fonsi, Jorge Mejia, More at Billboard's Leila Cobo's Book Tour

    March 22, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Cobo with Billboard chart-topping singer/songwriter Luis Fonsi at the signing of The Second Time We Met at Books & Books. Earlier that day, Fonsi tweeted about the book to his more than 3 million followers. (Photo: Andres Recio and Carlos Chah ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Backbeat: Juanes Performs for Industry, Media VIPs at MTV Unplugged

    February 08, 2012 11:30 AM EST It was a veritable industry gathering at the second day of taping for Colombian star Juanes ' MTV Unplugged set at Miami Beach's New World Center. Accompanied by an acoustic band and just two guest artists-Brazil's Paula Fernandes a ...

  6. Enrique Iglesias Duets With Jennifer Lopez for Repackaged 'Euphoria'

    September 08, 2011 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Enrique Iglesias is finalizing production of three to four new tracks that will be part of a repackaged edition of his hit album, "Euphoria," set for release in November. One of those songs, "I Like How It Feels," featuring Pitbu ...

  7. Enrique Iglesias: 'Latin Artists Are Here to Stay'

    May 20, 2011 4:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 The year was 1999, and Enrique Iglesias kept hearing two words that made him cringe: "Latin explosion." "It always used to be mind-boggling to me, because it almost always sounded like we were a fad and that we were going to disappear ...