1. The Latin Music Industry in 2014: Romeo Strikes Again as Streaming Breaks Through

    December 16, 2014 1:52 PM EST Throughout the week, Billboard will be publishing pieces from our staff writers, each an outstanding authority on their specific area of coverage. From Nashville to Miami, the industry at large, publishing and retail, and the year in touring, we&# ...

  2. J. Balvin & Jenni Rivera Collect New No. 1s

    December 11, 2014 4:00 PM EST Also: Romeo Santos' 'Yo Tambien' hits top 10 on Hot Latin Songs. Rising urban act J. Balvin continues his chart ascent as "Ay Vamos" becomes the second No. 1 on Latin Airplay for the Colombian singer. A 10 percent audience ...

  3. Jenni Rivera's Estate Launches Lawsuit Against Learjet Owners

    December 08, 2014 11:26 PM EST The estate of Mexican-American superstar Jenni Rivera on Monday sued the owners of a Learjet that crashed two years ago, killing the singer and several members of her entourage. The negligence case is against Starwood Management Inc., which owned ...

  4. Jenni Rivera's Family Now Suing Late Singer's Manager Over Book

    October 05, 2014 11:32 PM EDT In the second chapter -- or is it the third or fourth? -- in a dispute over Jenni Rivera , the Mexican-American pop superstar who died in a 2012 plane crash, her family has filed a copyright lawsuit against Laura Lucio , Rivera's former manag ...

  5. Jenni Rivera's Family Now Suing Late Singer's Manager Over Book

    October 05, 2014 11:32 PM EDT In the second chapter -- or is it the third or fourth? -- in a dispute over Jenni Rivera , the Mexican-American pop superstar who died in a 2012 plane crash, her family has filed a copyright lawsuit against Laura Lucio , Rivera's former man ...

  6. Families Attempting to Settle Jenni Rivera Lawsuit

    September 09, 2014 5:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Attorneys for singer Jenni Rivera 's company and relatives of some of those killed alongside her in a plane crash told a judge on Tuesday (Sept. 9) that they are trying to settle a lawsuit against the late Mexican-American superstar's comp ...

  7. Chart Moves: Pink Floyd's 'Division' Returns, 'Voice' Winner's Low Debut, 'Frozen's' 30th Straight Week in Top 10

    July 11, 2014 1:07 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Trey Songz claimed his second No. 1 with the chart-topping arrival of "Trigga." The album sold 105,000 copies in the week ending July 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of five debu ...

  8. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1999-2003

    April 11, 2014 12:07 PM EDT In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the greatest moments from Latin music's premiere event. The conference has hosted Superstar Q&A’s from Latin legends including Pitbul ...

  9. Countdown to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference: 1994-1998

    April 04, 2014 12:59 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Latin Music Conference & Awards Use promo code 'BIZ14' to get a special discount. In honor of the 25 anniversary of Billboard's Latin Music Conference, Billboard.biz is breaking out the ...

  10. Chiquis Rivera Launches Webseries, Site Crashes Due to Overwhelming Demand

    April 01, 2014 9:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It seemed like an April Fools' Day joke, but when Chiquis Rivera, the offspring of the late regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, launched an online mini-series that crashed moments after going live, it wasn't some sort of prank. The debut ...

  11. Chiquis Rivera Launches Webseries, Site Crashes Due to Overwhelming Demand

    April 01, 2014 9:13 PM EDT It could have well been an April Fools' Day joke: Fans tuning in for the launch of an eagerly anticipated online mini-series, greeted with a crashed website. But it wasn't, as Chiquis Rivera, daughter of late-regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  12. Mun2’s Diana Mogollon Departs Cable Network

    February 24, 2014 12:33 PM EST Diana Mogollon, executive VP/GM at mun2, has left the company, according to an official with the network.   Mogollon's departure from the bilingual cable network (owned by NBCUniversal) comes after holding the position since July 2010. Previo ...

  13. Lawsuit Filed Over Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Death

    February 14, 2014 9:19 PM EST The husband of Jenni Rivera is suing the owners of the plane that crashed in northern Mexico in December 2012, killing the Mexican-American pop star and six others. City News Service says former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Esteban Loaiza filed the ...

  14. Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony and Prince Royce Top Finalists for 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST 11.045 k 169 2 Fresh from landing his third No. 1 debut on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart with "Odio," featuring Drake, bachata star Romeo Santos led the charge as the top finalist for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by S ...

  15. Jenni Rivera's Daughter 'Chiquis' Debuts Song In Honor of Her Late Mom

    January 17, 2014 2:44 AM EST 0 0 0 Janney "Chiquis" Rivera, the daughter of the late regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, has taken to YouTube to premiere "Paloma Blanca," a banda-themed song dedicated to her mother who died in 2012 when her small plane crashed w ...

  16. The Year In Latin 2013: Prince Royce and Marc Anthony Join Jenni Rivera Atop Charts

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST A year after her death, the memory of Jenni Rivera propels the artist to No. 1 on the year-end Top Latin Artists chart, a tally that takes into consideration airplay, downloads and streaming-but in Rivera's case, it was all about album sales. ...

  17. The Year In Latin 2013: Prince Royce and Marc Anthony Join Jenni Rivera Atop Charts

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST A year after her death, the memory of Jenni Rivera propels the artist to No. 1 on the year-end Top Latin Artists chart, a tally that takes into consideration airplay, downloads and streaming-but in Rivera's case, it was all about album sale ...

  18. Jenni Rivera’s Posthumous Live Album Debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums Charts

    December 12, 2013 11:34 AM EST A full year after her death, and in the throes of multiple specials, concerts and homages surrounding her death, Jenni Rivera once more tops the Billboard charts with "1969 - Siempre: En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 1," on Fonovisa. The l ...

  19. Jenni Rivera: Stars Remember the Latin Icon

    Jenni Rivera: Stars Remember the Latin Icon

    December 09, 2013 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, who died one year ago on Dec. 9 in a plane crash while working in Mexico, is being remembered in tributes for her contributions to music. music , remembers , Banda , mexican , Billboard , Jenni Rivera , Jenni Ri ...

  20. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Probe Cites Negligence, Irregularities Among 'Series Of Factors'

    December 05, 2013 2:59 AM EST The plane crash in Mexico that took the life of Latin music star Jenni Rivera and four members of her entourage was the result of a “series of factors” that could have included the age of the 1969 Learjet, the age of the pilot, and owner negligenc ...

  21. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash Probe Cites Negligence, Irregularities Among 'Series Of Factors'

    December 05, 2013 2:59 AM EST The plane crash in Mexico that took the life of Latin music star Jenni Rivera and four members of her entourage was the result of a “series of factors” that could have included the age of the 1969 Learjet, the age of the pilot, and owner negligenc ...

  22. Registration Open for Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Extravaganza

    December 02, 2013 7:13 PM EST The Billboard Latin Music Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Spring of 2014 with three days of panels, showcases, special awards and exclusive Q&As, culminating with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, broadcast live on the ...

  23. Latin Grammy Week: Miguel Bosé Talks Person of the Year Honor, the Business of New Talent and Jenni Rivera

    November 21, 2013 2:11 AM EST 0 0 0 What do Ricky Martin, Juanes and Laura Pausini all have in common? This week they're joining forces to celebrate their friend Miguel Bosé during Latin Grammy week. Bosé, one of Spain's most celebrated singer/songwriters, is being feted thi ...

  24. Latin Grammy Week: Miguel Bosé Talks Person of the Year Honor, the Business of New Talent and Jenni Rivera

    November 20, 2013 8:21 PM EST What do Ricky Martin, Juanes and Laura Pausini all have in common? This week they're joining forces to celebrate their friend Miguel Bosé during Latin Grammy week. Bosé, one of Spain's most celebrated singer/songwriters, is being feted ...

  25. Jenni Rivera Crash Case Will Stay in California, Judge Rules

    November 14, 2013 8:06 PM EST A wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of passengers killed in a plane crash last year with singer Jenni Rivera will be heard in Los Angeles, a judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Holly Kendig rejected a motion by Starwood Management Inc., t ...

  26. Jenni Rivera Wrongful Death Suit to Stay in California, Judge Rules

    November 14, 2013 4:17 PM EST A wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of passengers killed in a plane crash last year with singer Jenni Rivera will be heard in Los Angeles, a judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Holly Kendig rejected a motion by Starwood Management Inc., ...

  27. New Jenni Rivera Album, Tribute Concert Slated for December

    November 06, 2013 9:30 PM EST Plans to celebrate regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera with a new album and a tribute concert are under way one year after the singer died while working in Mexico. As previously reported in Billboard , Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovi ...

  28. New Jenni Rivera Album, Tribute Concert Slated for December

    November 06, 2013 9:30 PM EST Plans to celebrate regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera with a new album and a tribute concert are under way one year after the singer died while working in Mexico. As previously reported in Billboard , Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa ...

  29. Lionsgate Sued Over Jenni Rivera Film

    October 21, 2013 3:48 PM EDT There was a lot of hope for "Filly Brown" when it premiered at Sundance in 2012. The film about an up-and-coming Latino hip-hop artist starred Jenni Rivera, the Mexican-American music superstar who tragically died in a plane crash late ...

  30. Morning Fix: Jenni Rivera, Gerardo Ortiz Win Big at Billboard Mexican Music Awards; SFX Loses Nearly $100 Million Its First Day Trading; How Timberlake Became 2013's Big Winner

    October 10, 2013 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE JENNI RIVERA, GERARDO ORTIZ TOP WINNERS AT 2013 BILLBOARD MEXICAN MUSIC AWARDS Almost a year after her death, Jenni Rivera remains alive through her music in the hearts and minds of fans. Rivera w ...

  31. Legends and Rising Stars Share Stage at 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 10, 2013 7:14 AM EDT With performances by Gerardo Ortiz, Los Tigres del Norte, Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga, Joan Sebastian, Roberto Tapia, and many more, the 2013 Mexican Music Awards brought a remarkable line-up of legends and leading young artists together on ...

  32. Jenni Rivera, Gerardo Ortiz Top Winners at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 09, 2013 11:06 PM EDT Legends Banda El Recodo, Joan Sebastian and Los Tigres del Norte receive special tribute awards Almost a year after her death, Jenni Rivera remains alive through her music in the hearts and minds of fans. Rivera was the big winner at the Billboa ...

  33. Billboard En Concierto Hits L.A. with Calibre 50 for Billboard Mexican Music Awards 2013

    October 09, 2013 11:59 AM EDT Regional Mexican band Calibre 50 , a four-time finalist for the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, helped kick off the L.A. edition of the Billboard En Concierto series celebrating some of the most successful bands of the genre who will be seen on ...

  34. Calibre 50 Kicks Off Billboard En Concierto Series

    October 09, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Regional Mexican band Calibre 50, a four-time finalist for the Billboard Mexican Music Awards, helped kick off the L.A. edition of the Billboard En Concierto series celebrating some of the most successful bands of the genre who will be seen on Tel ...

  35. Jenni Rivera's Second Life: The Billboard Cover Story

    October 04, 2013 2:05 PM EDT This is an excerpt. For the complete story,  buy this week's issue  of Billboard. Last year, Jenni Rivera made a vow to herself: 2013 was going to be her breakthrough moment. She was 43 and already a multimillionaire. As the biggest female ...

  36. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: Special Honors for Two Icons

    October 01, 2013 2:35 AM EDT Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga and Joan Sebastian, two of the most successful acts in Latin music, will be honored with special awards at the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards during the live Telemundo broadcast of the awards show on Oct. 9. ...

  37. Poll: Which Jenni Rivera Album Should Win Billboard Mexican Music Awards Album of the Year?

    August 23, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Jenni Rivera lives on through her music, and the love of her many fans. "La Diva de la Banda" is a top contender at this year's Billboard Mexican Music Awards , set to air live on the Telemundo Network Oct. 9 from the Dolby Theater ...

  38. Jenni Rivera Crash Defendants Challenge Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    August 23, 2013 11:06 AM EDT Owners of the plane that crashed last December, killing regional Mexican star Jenni Rivera, are challenging a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on behalf of the families of the four members of her entourage who traveled with her, Billb ...

  39. Gerardo Ortiz, Jenni Rivera Lead Billboard Mexican Music Awards Finalists

    August 22, 2013 9:19 AM EDT Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho, 3BallMTY, Voz de Mando and Roberto Tapia also among top finalists for Oct. 9 event in Hollywood Young norteño star Gerardo Ortiz, the late Jenni Rivera and ever-popular Arrolladora Banda El Limón de Re ...

  40. Gerardo Ortiz, Jenni Rivera, Arrolladora Banda El Limon Lead Billboard Mexican Music Award Finalists

    August 22, 2013 9:17 AM EDT Young norteño star Gerardo Ortiz, the late Jenni Rivera and ever-popular Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho lead the list of finalists for the third annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards, set to air live on the Telemundo Network Oct. 9 a ...

  41. Backbeat: Billboard's Leila Cobo Is a No. 1 Selling Author!

    June 24, 2013 1:44 PM EDT Billboard’s Leila Cobo presented “Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Life of a Warrior Butterfly” ( Penguin ), at a book signing at Books & Books in Miami. It was the latest of several events where Cobo has promoted her top-selling biography of t ...

  42. Gloria Trevi Sings Telenovela Theme, Goes Independent

    June 04, 2013 8:26 PM EDT “No Soy Un Pájaro” (“I’m Not a Bird”) is the new Gloria Trevi song and theme of the telenovela “Libre Para Amarte” (“Free to Love You”) on Televisa, which airs in Mexico beginning June 17. It’s the singer’s debut on a telenovela soundtrack.   A ...

  43. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Jenni Rivera's Emotional Tribute, Romeo Santos' Dream Project + More Backstage Highlights

    April 26, 2013 1:55 AM EDT Tributes flowed for the late Jenni Rivera as the likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ana Barbara and Romeo Santos took turns in the spotlight. Here's a taste of what happened behind the scenes at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. FULL ...

  44. Don Omar, Jenni Rivera Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 25, 2013 11:00 PM EDT Don Omar, an artist who in the past few years has been defined by his hit singles, and Jenni Rivera, whose chart success was driven by album sales, were the top winners at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The awards, presented by State Fa ...

  45. Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners List 2013

    April 25, 2013 5:01 PM EDT 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards WINNERS (GANADORES de Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2013)   Artist of the Year: (Artista del Año) •    Jenni Rivera Artist of the Year, New: (Artista del Año, Debut) •    3BallMTY Tour of the Year: (Gira ...

  46. How Mexican Regional Artists Are Reaching New Audiences Via TV & Video (Panel)

    April 24, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Panel: New Windows For Regional Mexian Moderator: Pepe Garza, Founder & President, Arpa Musical Speakers: German Chavez, Managing Director, Discos Sabina Memo Ibarra, Artist, Alerta Zero Diana Mogollón , General Manager, mun2 Luis Rivera , S ...

  47. Jenni Rivera's 'Filly Brown' Opens in Theaters, Lou Diamond Phillips and Cast Pay Tribute

    April 19, 2013 7:12 PM EDT "Fillly Brown," the film starring the late singer Jenni Rivera, opens in nearly 200 theaters today across the country. The movie, about a struggling Latina rapper played by Gina Rodriguez, features the Long Beach-born Rivera portraying ...

  48. Jenni Rivera Exhibit Opening At Grammy Museum On Mother's Day

    April 11, 2013 8:34 PM EDT The Grammy Museum's new exhibit on singer Jenni Rivera is scheduled to open on May 12 in Los Angeles and will feature costumes, rare photographs, hand-written notes, videos and awards belonging to the late entertainer who went from aspiring ...

  49. Mexican Star Paulina Rubio to Coach ‘La Voz Kids’

    March 18, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio has signed on as the first of three musician coaches for “La Voz Kids,” the singing competition for kids 7-14 that will air this Spring on the Telemundo Network. “La Voz Kids” will be the first Spanish-language ver ...

  50. Prince Royce, Jenni Rivera Lead Winners At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 22, 2013 7:00 AM EST Prince Royce and the late Jenni Rivera were the leading winners of the 2013 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, which aired live on the Univision Network Feb. 21 from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Register today for the Billboard Latin Music Conferen ...

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