1. Universal Announces New, Family-Oriented L Festival With Enrique Iglesias, Juan Gabriel in L.A.

    July 13, 2015 10:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Enrique Iglesias , Juan Gabriel , La Arrolladora Banda el Limón and Julión Alvarez are the first acts confirmed for L Festival in October. The two-day family fest, taking place October 24 and 25 at the Orange County Fair & Event Center, is being ...

  2. Gustavo Lopez Promoted to EVP/GM of Universal Music Latin Entertainment

    July 16, 2014 9:03 PM EDT Gustavo López has been promoted to EVP and GM of Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), effective immediately. López, who has spent 18 years at Universal Music Group in multiple capacities, was most recently EVP of UMLE’s brand partnerships a ...

  3. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Viva for VEVO Panel Addresses the Nascent Company's Growth

    April 24, 2013 3:03 PM EDT Panel: "Viva for VEVO" – Maximizing your presence and revenue in the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. Moderator: Bill Werde , editorial director, Billboard Speakers: Gustavo Lopez , EVP, Brand Partner ...

  4. Pepsi Teams With Universal Latin, Expands Support of Emerging Artists

    April 19, 2013 10:54 AM EDT Pepsi, known for its tradition of brand partnerships with the biggest artists of the day, is prepping a spate of new programs that will give lesser-known acts the same kind of exposure as some of the legends who've graced its campaigns. L ...

  5. Jenni Rivera's Legacy: From Her Music Empire to her Upcoming Film Debut in 'Filly Brown'

    December 10, 2012 2:23 AM EST Jenni Rivera lived her life much like the music that made her famous. And that tireless passion -- especially during her demanding live shows -- thrilled and empowered female audiences with songs of heartache and love. Like one of her commanding b ...

  6. 40 Under 40: Gustavo Lopez

    August 02, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Gustavo López Executive VP, Brand Partnerships, Business Development and Digital, Universal Music Latin Entertainment Website: Universalmusica.com Latin Deal Driver After presiding over regional Mexican powerhouse Fonovisa/Disa, Gustavo López, 39, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Latin Power Players: Gustavo Lopez

    August 02, 2011 12:54 AM EDT Gustavo Lopez Executive VP of brand partnerships, business development and digital, Universal Music Latin Entertainment Gustavo Lopez capped his last year as president of Universal-owned Disa and Fonovisa (the position has since been eliminated) s ...

  10. Victor Gonzalez, Gustavo Lopez Named To Executive Posts at Universal Music Latin Ent.

    June 29, 2011 9:22 AM EDT Universal Music's Latin operation will announce today (June 29) two major appointments in its executive leadership for North and Central America, Biz has learned. In what constitutes a major change in its organization, Universal Music Latin E ...

  11. Year End: Aggressive Pricing Gives Fonovisa Reason To Celebrate

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fonovisa celebrated its 25th anniversary with an extensive retail, online and television cross-promotional campaign that sought to highlight multiple releases, both frontline and catalog. The end result is that Fonovisa was the Top Latin Albums Im ...

  12. Industry Heavyweights Lined Up For Regional Mexican Confab

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Top artist manager Martin Fabian, Fonovisa and Disa president Gustavo Lopez, Bandamax executive producer Victor Manuel Moreno Valdez, Mexico Musical president Javier Rivera and singer-songwriter Espinoza Paz have all been confirmed as panelists fo ...

  13. UMLE Ups Skander Goucha To Senior Digital VP

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 Skander Goucha has been promoted to senior VP of digital for Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE). Goucha was formerly VP of digital for UMLE, reporting jointly to Walter Kolm, president of Universal Music Latino and Machete, and Gustavo López, ...

  14. Disa Records Founder Returns To Label

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Domingo Chavez, who founded regional Mexican powerhouse label Disa Records with his family more than 30 years ago, has returned to the label as its president, Billboard has learned. Based in Los Angeles but dividing his time between Mexico and the ...

  15. Universal Music Latin Appoints Top Execs

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Latin Entertainment, the new company created following the acquisition of Univision Music Group by Universal Music Group, has made its first appointments to its senior executive team, Billboard has learned. As previously reported, ...

  16. Pricing Debated At Billboard Latin Music Conf

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CD cost a bigger issue than downloading. The price of the CD and how Apple's iTunes store have affected the perceived value of music inspired a passionate discussion today (April 25) at the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards in Mia ...

  17. Latin Execs Debate CD Pricing

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The price of the CD and how Apple's iTunes store have affected the perceived value of music inspired a passionate discussion today (April 25) at the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards in Mi The price of the CD and how Apple ...

  18. UMG Bows Urban Latin Label

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, <i>ELW</i> has learned. MIAMI -- Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, ELW has learned. Los Angeles-based Machete Music is ...

  19. UMG Bows Urban Latin Label

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Machete headed by Gustavo Lopez. Machete headed by Gustavo Lopez. News Gustavo López ...

  20. UMG Bows Urban Latin Label

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, Billboard.biz has learned. Universal Music Group has launched a label dedicated to urban Latin music, Billboard.biz has learned. Los Angeles-based Machete Music is the firs ...