1. 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 ...

  2. Franco de Vita to Receive Hall of Fame Honor at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 31, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Franco de Vita, the Venezuelan singer/songwriter whose perceptive pop/rock ballads have brought him international fame over his three-decade career, will be honored with the Billboard Hall of Fame Award at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards pre ...

  3. Franco de Vita to Receive Hall of Fame Honor at 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 31, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Franco de Vita, the Venezuelan singer/songwriter whose perceptive pop/rock ballads have brought him international fame over his three-decade career, will be honored with the Billboard Hall of Fame Award at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards pre ...

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  5. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita join for 'Viva la Musica' Event

    July 19, 2012 7:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel , pop star Franco De Vita and actor and salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Venezuela called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert for ...

  6. Gustavo Dudamel, Ruben Blades and Franco De Vita Join For 'Viva la Musica'

    July 19, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Los Angeles Symphony conductor Gustavo Dudamel, pop star Franco De Vita and actor/salsa icon Ruben Blades will perform as part of a massive concert in Veneuzlea on July 22 called "Viva la Musica," which is being billed as a "concert ...

  7. Hot Tours: Bruce Springstreen, Kenny Chesney, Franco De Vita

    June 29, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The legendary Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band take the No. 1 slot on the Hot Tours chart with ticket revenue reported from five venues as the Wrecking Ball World Tour winds its way through Europe heading into the month of July. Stadium con ...

  8. Latin Grammys: Calle 13 Makes History in Star-Studded Night

    November 10, 2011 11:55 PM EST 0 0 0 The 12th annual Latin Grammys, which were telecast live from the Mandalay Bay, made it a night the Puerto Rican rapping duo Calle 13 will not soon forget as they dominated the awards show with a staggering nine wins including record of the year, bes ...

  9. Shakira Honored as Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    November 10, 2011 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Colombian superstar Shakira was feted Wednesday night by a wide of array of performers, including her father, at what may have been the best-attended Person of the Year event in the 12 years since the Latin Grammys kicked off. Shakira, decked in a l ...

  10. Shakira, Calle 13, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys

    October 24, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Multi-nominee Calle 13, Venezuelan troubadour Franco de Vita with Mexican rocket Alejandra Guzman, rockers Mana with Prince Royce (who performed last year but is featured in a remake of Mana's current single, "El Verdadero Amor Perdona&q ...

  11. Calle 13, Shakira, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys

    October 24, 2011 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Multi-nominee Calle 13 , Venezuelan troubadour Franco de Vita with Mexican rocket Alejandra Guzman , rockers Mana with Prince Royce (who performed last year but is featured in a remake of Mana's current single, "El Verdadero Amor Perdona&q ...

  12. Calle 13 Sweeps Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 14, 2011 1:02 PM EDT Calle 13, the Puerto Rican urban duo and Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez-which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards ...

  13. Latin Grammy Nominations: Calle 13 Lead With a Record 10

    September 14, 2011 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Calle 13 , the Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez -- which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards under its belt -- is now ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Franco De Vita Books Anniversary Tour

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Venezuelan singer/songwriter Franco De Vita is celebrating his 25th anniversary in the music business with a U.S. tour that kicks off March 5 at the Nokia Theater in New York City. De Vita's "Simplemente La Verdad" (Simply the Truth ...

  16. Billboard Bits: 'Estudio Billboard,' Sammy Hagar, Trentmoller

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Top Latin artists will reveal their creative process via in-depth interviews and intimate live performances on "Estudio Billboard," the new series on Spanish-language television network V-me. Top Latin artists will reveal their creative pr ...

  17. Guerra Leads Latin Grammy Nominee Field

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flair for innovation, is the lead nominee for the eighth Latin Grammy Awards. Guerra picked album of the year and merengue album of the year nods for "La Llave Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran star with a flai ...

  18. Kany Garcia

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Kany Garcia's journey to the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart was fraught with drama. Singer-songwriter Kany Garcia's journey to the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart was fraught with drama. You could say it started when her ...

  19. Solis Wins Big At ASCAP Latin Awards

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solis was named songwriter of the year at the 15th annual ASCAP Latin music awards. The ceremony, held March 21 at New York City's Nokia Theatre, also honored Venezuelan Franco de Vita and Mexico's ...

  20. ASCAP To Honor De Vita

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Venezuelan singer/songwriter Franco De Vita, author of a long line of pop songs that have become virtual anthems in Latin America, will be honored with the ASCAP Latin Heritage Award. De Vita will be honored during the 15th annual 2007 ASCAP Latin ...

  21. Chayanne In Santo Domingo

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival. Chayanne performs Oct. 15 at the President of Latin Music Festival, held at the Olympic Stadium in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event also featured international such inte ...

  22. Chayanne: Out To Captivate Fans

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chayanne, one of the top performing acts in Latin music, has always followed a new release with a tour. But this time around, the Puerto Rican star reversed that formula. "Cautivo," his new st ...

  23. Billboard Latin Awards Reflect Genre's Evolution

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The winners of this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards reflected the changing sound of Latin music and the public's reception of it. At last night's event (April 28) in Miami, multiple winners includ The winners of this year's B ...

  24. Diddy Joins New Billboard Latin Presenters

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. He will be joined by actors Jimmy Smits and Ray Santiago plus artists Ali ...

  25. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Stars

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, balladeer Christian Castro and hip-hop act Akwid have joined the performance lineup for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, ba ...

  26. Solis, Thalia, Juanes Headline Billboard Latin Awards

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Marco Antonio Solis, Thalia and Juanes will headline the Billboard Latin Music Awards, set for April 28 at the Miami Arena. Marco Antonio Solis, Thalia and Juanes will headline the Billboard Latin Music Awards, set for April 28 at the Miami Arena. T ...

  27. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Below are the finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 28 in Miami. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Me Dedique A Perderte" Alejandro Fernandez (Sony Discos) " ...

  28. Almas del Silencio

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In an attempt to reconnect with his Latin roots, global superstar Ricky Martin put his in-progress English-language CD on hold to deliver his first Spanish-language studio album in five years. In an attempt to reconnect with his Latin roots, global ...

  29. Hot Product

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin 'Silent' In The Morning In an attempt to reconnect with his Latin roots, global superstar Ricky Martin put his in-progress English-language CD on hold to deliver his first Spanish-language studio album in five years. For " ...

  30. Chayanne, Montenegro Take Billboard Latin Honors

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) at the 2003 Billboard Latin Music awards. Veteran Puerto Rican singer Chayanne and rising Mexican star Pilar Montenegro were the big winners, each takin The old mingled with the new last night (May 8) ...

  31. Ricky Martin Returns With A Bang

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a five-year hiatus from recording an all-Spanish album, Ricky Martin is poised to return with a bang. The No. 1 debut of his new single, "Tal Vez" (Perhaps), on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks ch After a five-year hiatus from recordin ...

  32. 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Awards Finalists Here are the 2003 Billboard Latin Awards Finalists. The awards will be handed out May 8 at the Miami Arena. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Y Tu Te Vas" Chayanne (Sony Discos) "Quitame Ese Hombre&qu ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Ricky Martin, Les Nubians, 'rocktalk'

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories about Ricky Martin's 2003 Spanish-launguage album, Les Nubians collaborate with Talib Kweli, and the WE: Women's Entertainment special "rocktalk." Ricky Martin will release his first Spanish-language album in five years i ...

  34. Chayanne Grandes Exitos

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Puerto Rican singer Chayanne's first major hit as a solo act dates back to 1987 (the single "Fiesta en America"), but incredibly, in the ensuing 15 years, he has never released a disc of greatest hits Puerto Rican singer Chayanne' ...

  35. Segundas Partes También son Buenas

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Franco De Vita has often been dubbed the "Latin Billy Joel" by virtue of his piano playing, and, above all, a roster of hit songs that spans two decades. Franco De Vita has often been dubbed the "Latin Billy Joel" by virtue of hi ...

  36. Chayanne Says His Time Is Right

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In 2000, following the release of his Grammy Award-nominated album "Simplemente" (Sony), Chayanne seemed primed for a crossover. He was known to mainstream America, thanks to a starring role in the fi In 2000, following the release of his ...

  37. Peces de Ciudad

    July 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the term "intelligent Latin pop" hasn't been put to serious use yet, it should—with Ana BelÉn foremost on its list of representatives. If the term "intelligent Latin pop" hasn't been put to serious use yet, it should ...