1. Relatives Of Jenni Rivera Entourage Obtain $70 Million Judgment

    July 28, 2016 5:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 The families of four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig entered a def ...

  2. Jenni Rivera Biopic in the Works

    May 10, 2016 9:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although details are still being worked out, sources say there is an Oscar-winning writer and Oscar-winning producer attached to the project. Jenni Rivera 's legacy is getting a new push with the opening of Jenni’s Refuge -- a 24 hour women’s r ...

  3. The Year in Latin 2015: Romeo Santos & Juan Gabriel Dominate the Charts

    December 09, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In 2015, the Latin music market welcomed some new names to the top of the Billboard charts, while established stars continued to dominate the lists. Meanwhile, two songs became the top longest-running No. 1s in Hot Latin Songs history, and one artis ...

  4. New Jenni Rivera Book Features Never-Before-Seen Photos, Journal Entries

    October 26, 2015 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s been almost three years since we lost Jenni Rivera , but her legacy lives on through her music, her children, her empire -- and now, in a new book.  Jenni Vive: Unforgettable, Baby! comes out Tuesday (Oct. 27) via Atria Books. Named after one o ...

  5. What's Behind the Drought of Current Latina Superstars?

    September 24, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin music has long been dominated by male artists, and, oddly, during the past few years their sway has increased. There hasn't been a single female voice on Billboard 's Hot Latin Songs chart for the past 21 weeks, and no female lead ar ...

  6. Jenni Rivera Honored at 'Jenni Vive' Tribute Concert By Chiquis, Becky G & More

    July 03, 2015 7:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of all generations came together on Thursday in Long Beach, Calif., to honor the life and legacy of the late Jenni Rivera on what would have been her 46th   birthday. The tribute concert, titled "Jenni Vive" [Jenni Lives], featured pe ...

  7. Jenni Rivera Remembered: Olga Tañon, Gerardo Ortiz & More on Latin Icon's Place in Music History

    July 02, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jenni Rivera is a true American success story. “Is” being the operative word, because though her life was cut short on Dec. 9, 2012, her legacy remains intact. It was on July 2, 1969, that Rivera came into this world and forever changed it. “I admir ...

  8. Latin Noise: Latin Voices Silent Against Donald Trump's Hateful Remarks

    June 22, 2015 8:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Only Maná rallies It took a while for Donald Trump's words to sink in. On June 16, when the businessman announced his bid for presidency, the very first issue he addressed, barely a couple of minutes into his speech, was immigration; specifical ...

  9. Chiquis Rivera Pays Tribute to Mom Jenni Rivera and Makes Her Own Mark With Debut Album 'Ahora': Track-by-Track Review

    June 02, 2015 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 The late, great banda singer Jenni Rivera once said “haters are just confused fans.” So it makes sense that although Jenni’s eldest daughter Chiquis seems to have an equal ratio of the latter to gung-ho cheerleaders, this in no way has deterred her ...

  10. Becky G to Honor the Late Jenni Rivera in Upcoming Tribute Concert

    May 20, 2015 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fidel Rueda, Banda Los Recoditos & Chiquis Rivera will also perform. The late Jenni Rivera will be remembered with a special tribute concert titled Jenni Vive (Jenni Lives) in her native Long Beach, Calif., featuring performances by Mexican-Amer ...

  11. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! 10 Songs for Your Party Playlist

    May 05, 2015 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lest you think this much celebrated date is just about partying and good food, think again. The date is observed to commemorate the  Mexican army 's unlikely victory over French forces at the  Battle of Puebla  on May 5, 1862. And while Cinco d ...

  12. Romeo Santos & Enrique Iglesias Win Big at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 30, 2015 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Riding on the tails of major releases that circled the globe, Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias dominated the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, taking home 10 and nine awards, respectively. Santos was the top winner of the e ...

  13. Billboard Latin Music Awards 2015: Complete Winners List

    April 30, 2015 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias sweep with 10 and nine awards each, respectively. The 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards  were jam-packed with big wins, A-list performances and heartfelt moments, as legends and rising stars came together for Latin ...

  14. 'Sabado Gigante': The Show's 10 Best Musical Moments

    April 17, 2015 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mention the name Don Francisco to any Latino and it will automatically conjure up a memory of a musical performance by an icon -- usually long before they hit the big time and went mainstream. 'Sabado Gigante' Ending After 53 Years on TV A ...

  15. Chiquis Rivera's 'Forgiveness' Memoir: The 5 Most Shocking Revelations

    April 07, 2015 3:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 In her new memoir, Forgiveness , out April 7 via Atria Books, budding banda singer Chiquis Rivera is telling all, including the reasons she and her mother, regional Mexican superstar Jenni Rivera, stopped speaking in October 2012 -- two months befor ...

  16. Enrique Iglesias, Romeo Santos Win Big at Premios Lo Nuestro

    February 20, 2015 2:01 AM EST Enrique Iglesias and Romeo Santos were the big winners at Premios Los Nuestro, taking home six awards each. The annual Latin music awards show, which aired live on Univision Feb. 19 from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, featured a plethora o ...

  17. 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&# ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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. ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Jenni Rivera: Stars Remember the Latin Icon

    Jenni Rivera: Stars Remember the Latin Icon

    December 09, 2013 9:45 AM EST 1 0 0 Regional Mexican superstar Jenni Rivera would have turned 46 on July 2, 2015. Here, the iconic banda singer, who died on Dec. 9, 2012 in a plane crash while working in Mexico, is remembered by friends and colleagues for her musical contributions.  m ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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., ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. 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 ...

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