1. CAA Signs Latin Music Label Fania Records

    December 16, 2014 1:47 AM EST A half-century after its founding, Fania Records is experiencing a renaissance . The iconic Latin music label is capping off its 50th anniversary by signing with CAA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. Founded by Dominican Republic-bo ...

  2. Exclusive: Marc Anthony and Other Salsa Legends Share Memories of Legendary Label Fania Records

    August 28, 2014 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this oral history, salsa legends share their memories -- good and bad -- of the most important tropical music label of all time During the early 1960s, Johnny Pacheco was riding high on Cuban-based Latin music. Dominican-born and New York-raised, ...

  3. Fania All Stars and Salsa Giants Announce Fall Concert Dates

    August 30, 2013 3:23 PM EDT Marc Anthony continues tour in support of his hit salsa album '3.0.' Salsa's summer comeback continues into fall with the announcement of concerts by Sergio George’s "Salsa Giants" and Salsa’s original super group, the Fan ...

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  5. Fania Records Launching Pop-Up Store at Art Basel Miami

    December 03, 2012 11:29 AM EST Latin soul will invade this week's Art Basel Miami Beach, when Fania Records launches their Armada Fania club and pop-up store for four days near Miami's trendy Wynwood Arts District, a center of the art fair's social life. Similar ...

  6. Latin Recording Academy Honoring Luz Casal and Rita Moreno, Among Others

    September 13, 2012 6:15 PM EDT The Latin Recording Academy is honoring several artists from around the globe, including Spanish singer/songwriter Luz Casal, Argentinian crooner Leo Dan, Puerto Rican-born Rita Moreno and Brazil's Milton Nascimento during a November ceremony ...

  7. Yomo Toro, King of the Cuatro, Dead at 78.

    July 02, 2012 5:19 PM EDT Master of the cuatro, the guitar with five pairs of strings often called the national instrument of Puerto Rico, Yomo Toro brought traditional acoustic rhythms to the mainstream of popular Latin music and beyond. Toro, who died Saturday (June 30) ...

  8. Backbeat: 360 Group, AJ Music, Cardenas Execs Wind Down at La Salsa Vive Party

    April 25, 2012 12:30 PM EDT The scene at the "La Salsa Vive" party, which closed out day one of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) With video footage of Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco performing "Quimbara" as a backdrop and N' ...

  9. Marc Anthony Stands Tall, Thanks Fans in Virtuoso Miami Concert

    September 19, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Marc Anthony has often said he's a big fan of Frank Sinatra. But his performance Saturday night as part of the U.S. leg of his tour, with the second of two sold-out shows at the American Airlines Arena (capacity 14,000), was equal parts Frank i ...

  10. 'Notorious': Inside The Movie And Soundtrack

    January 21, 2009 2:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard.com provides an inside look at the movie "Notorious," its leading actor and its soundtrack. Below, read a Q&A with Jamal "Gravy" Woolard, who plays Notorious B.I.G. in the film. Read Billboard's review of the m ...

  11. Lopez, Anthony Confirm Joint Fall Tour

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As exclusively revealed here last week, superstar Latin husband-and-wife duo Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will tour together for the first time this fall. The trek will kick off Sept. 29 in Atlanti As exclusively revealed here last week, supersta ...

  12. Anthony, Lopez Mulling Collaborative Tour

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 They've acted in films together and collaborated on each other's albums, and now husband-and-wife team Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are mulling a combined tour. "Jennifer has never toured," Anthony They've acted in films ...

  13. Billboard Bits: J. Lo, Toni Braxton, Laurie Berkner Band

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jennifer Lopez, Toni Braxton, Laurie Berkner Band Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions and Sony BMG Film have acquired the rights to the feature film "Reggaeton." The project follows an aspiring New York rapper's reloca ...

  14. Anthony, Lopez Team For Lavoe Biopic

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony will star together in a music-based movie based on the life of iconic Puerto Rican singer Hector Lavoe. "El Cantante" (The Singer) started filming yesterday (De Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthon ...

  15. Lopez, Anthony To Star In Film 'El Cantante'

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Movie slated for release in 2006. Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony are to act alongside one another in a music-based movie, "El Cantante" (The Singer). The feature film, based on the life of iconic Puerto Rican singer Hector L ...