1. Juan Gabriel Drops First Single From 'Los Dúo' Album: 'Querida' With Juanes

    January 13, 2015 3:02 PM EST Iconic Mexican artist Juan Gabriel , one of Latin music's most recognized acts, is finishing up his highly anticipated studio album Los Dúo (The Duets).  Today, we finally got word on Gabriel's first single: his worldwide hit "Queri ...

  2. Watch Juan Gabriel Jokingly Interview Himself About His Health Issues

    August 09, 2014 11:59 AM EDT The Mexican crooner released a comical video in which he interviews himself and announces U.S. tour dates. Mexican crooner Juan Gabriel is not dead or dying. In fact, the world now has proof that he will return to the stage. Gabriel has released a ...

  3. Marc Anthony Latin Conf. Q&A: On Salsa, Stage Fright & Motown (Video)

    April 24, 2014 2:10 PM EDT Marc Anthony was halfway through a Q&A session during Wednesday’s session of the 25th Billboard Latin Music Conference (April 23) when a fire alarm alerted hundreds of music executives, aspiring musicians, and photographers gathered inside a 19 ...

  4. Latin Conference: Marc Anthony Talks Salsa, Stage Fright & His Love Of Motown

    April 24, 2014 3:17 AM EDT Marc Anthony couldn’t help it. He was born to sing. But he dabbled in a few different genres before he found the niche he created with a whole brand of salsa. And he may sort of owe it to Mexican balladeer Juan Gabriel. Anthony says he had been da ...

  5. Juan Gabriel Released From Las Vegas Hospital

    April 20, 2014 10:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital. Juan Gabriel in 'Stable Condition' After Falling Ill, Adds Replacement Tour Dates A tour publicist said in a statement Frid ...

  6. Juan Gabriel in 'Stable Condition' After Falling Ill, Adds Replacement Tour Dates

    April 16, 2014 9:09 PM EDT Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who on Monday was hospitalized and diagnosed with pneumonia , is now listed in "very stable condition " in Las Vegas where he is resting. Additionally, new tour dates have been announced for shows he canceled ...

  7. Juan Gabriel in 'Stable Condition' After Falling Ill, Adds Replacement Tour Dates

    April 16, 2014 8:56 PM EDT Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, who on Monday was hospitalized and diagnosed with pneumonia, is now listed in "very stable condition " in Las Vegas where he is resting. Additionally, new tour dates have been announced for shows he canceled ...

  8. Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Cancels 3 Shows Due to Pneumonia

    April 15, 2014 2:45 PM EDT Juan Gabriel, the iconic Mexican singer/songwriter, has postponed his first three California shows after being rushed to the hospital early on Monday in Las Vegas where he was diagnosed with pneumonia, according to representatives for the 64-year- ...

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  10. Universal Music Publishing Latin America Names John Echevarria EVP; Eddie Fernandez Departing

    June 04, 2012 12:41 PM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has announced the appointment of John Echevarria as executive VP for UMPG Latin America and confirmed to Billboard.biz that Eddie Fernandez, Sr. VP of UMPG Latin America, is departing. Both men have long careers in ...

  11. Hot Tours: Juan Gabriel, Bryan Adams, Van Halen

    April 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin superstar Juan Gabriel tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with $3.4 million in box office grosses reported from multiple concerts at Mexico City's 9,600-seat Auditorio Nacional. With sellout crowds at all performances, a total of 47,394 t ...

  12. Gloria Estefan First Woman To Debut Atop Hot Latin Songs Chart

    January 03, 2012 4:31 PM EST Gloria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, " ...

  13. Gloria Estefan First Woman to Debut Atop Latin Songs

    January 03, 2012 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 G loria Estefan becomes the first woman in the 25-year history of Billboard's Latin Songs chart to debut at No. 1, as "Hotel Nacional" launches at the summit. The second single from Estefan's first album in four years, "Miss ...

  14. Mana Manages No. 1 Debut On Latin Songs

    March 21, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ana roars back onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Latin Songs radio airplay chart, as "Lluvia Al Corazon" blasts in at No. 1. The track is just the ninth to arrive at the apex in the chart's nearly 25-year history. The song als ...

  15. Latin Grammy 2010 Predictions: And the Winner Is...

    November 10, 2010 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 It's time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday night (Nov. 11.) Alejandro Sanz , Juan Luis Guerra , Jorge Drexler and Camila le ...

  16. Exclusive: Marc Anthony 'Iconos' Album Premiere

    May 18, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Marc Anthony 's new studio set, "Iconos," finds him following up his 2008 "El Cantante" soundtrack with a collection of covers that pays homage to his favorite Latin singers and songs. And here, first exclusively on Billboar ...

  17. Godsmack On Track For No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    May 05, 2010 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Next week on the Billboard 200 watch for rock band Godsmack to possibly earn its third No. 1 album with its new release "The Oracle." Industry prognosticators think the set could sell in the range of 100,000 to 120,000 copies by week' ...

  18. Juan Gabriel, The Flamboyant Master Of Mexican Popular Music, Prepares His First Album In Seven Years

    April 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nobody cuts off Juan Gabriel. After performing a rousing mariachi number at November's Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, it turns out the 61-year-old Mexican entertainer/composer was just getting warmed up. As the lights dimmed, one of his gu ...

  19. Marc Anthony Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Marc Antony, Title TBD (Sony) Release Date: late Spring After the 2008 release of the soundtrack to the film "El Cantante," Marc Anthony will release a new pop studio set sometime in late spring. Few details are available now, but sources ...

  20. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 06, 2009 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Juan Gabriel was the big star of the 10th annual Latin Grammy Awards, which aired live on the Univision network from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center yesterday (Nov. 5). The fabled composer and showman extraordinaire, who performed live fo ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Juan Gabriel Steals Show, Calle 13 Sweep Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Urban duo Calle 13, which led nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammys, were also the lead winners of the evening, taking home five Latin Grammys. Those included album of the year and best urban music album for “Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo” ( ...

  23. Latin Grammys Honor Juan Gabriel

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST 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 table ...

  24. Juan Gabriel To Perform At Latin Grammys

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The show looks like it'll go on for Juan Gabriel in Las Vegas, where he's being honored tomorrow night as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year before performing on the Latin Grammys telecast Thursday night. The singer te ...

  25. Latin Stars Sign On For Latin Grammys

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pepe Aguilar, Oscar D'León, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Wisin & Yandel and Juan Gabriel have joined the roster of acts performing at the 10th annual Latin Grammys, taking place Nov. 5. Other ...

  26. Juan Gabriel Faces Nov. 2 Vegas Court Date

    October 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Juan Gabriel's attorney says she's trying to vacate a Las Vegas judge's order for her client to appear in court Nov. 2--days before he's to receive the Latin Grammys' Person of the Year honor in the same city. The singer w ...

  27. Latin Recording Academy Honors Juan Gabriel

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Legendary singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel has been named the Latin Recording Academy's 2009 Person of the Year. Gabriel, whose songs are part of the Latin music canon, will be honored at a black-tie gala Nov. 4 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas ...

  28. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabr ...

  29. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is bille ...

  30. Gabriel Signs Record, Publishing Deals With Universal

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel, one of the leading names in Latin Mexican and pop music, signed global recording and publishing agreements with Universal, Billboard.biz has learned. New recordings by Juan Gabriel will now be released worldwide thr ...

  31. Conjunto Agua Azul

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norteño septet Conjunto Agua Azul is named after a natural spring that resides in its home state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, but the group can be heard much farther from there now with help from Norteño septet Conjunto Agua Azul is named after a nat ...

  32. Gabriel To Launch Stateside Tour This Fall

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After the successful launch of his North American tour in Mexico this past May, Mexican icon Juan Gabriel will launch the U.S. leg of his tour with a show Sept. 2 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Gabriel will play arenas in a total of 25 American ...

  33. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabr ...

  34. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the clip for Stevie Wonder's "So What the Fuss" becomes available with an audio track from rapper Busta Rhymes in an effort to convey i 2005 - In what is bille ...

  35. Gustavo Laureano

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the lead singer of Puerto Rican rock band La Secta Allstar. Now the singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player is enjoying his new guise as a peddler of h Gustavo Laureano has long enjoyed success as the ...

  36. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists. The honors will be handed out during an April 26 ceremony in Miami. Winners are determined by actual performance on the Billboard charts. Here are the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards finali ...

  37. Kuky

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singing the hooks on hip-hop tracks by local L.A. rappers came naturally for Lucero Rodriguez. Singing the hooks on tracks by local L.A. rappers came naturally for Lucero Rodriguez. Like other artists in L.A.'s urban regional scene, which mixes ...

  38. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Ga ...

  39. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kenny Rogers receives a special Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music during its 36th annual awards show, held at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. The awar 2005 - In what is billed as the firs ...

  40. 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists, to be handed out April 27 in Miami during a ceremony that will air live on the Telemundo network. Below are the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists (listed in alphabetical order by artist). The aw ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Billy Joel, Essence, Juan Gabriel

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Billy Joel, Essence, Juan Gabriel As expected , Billy Joel has begun confirming dates for his first solo tour in more than six years. So far, four January arena shows are confirmed, beginning Jan. 10 in Jacksonville, Fla., as is a March 7 da ...

  42. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. WONDER MAKES ANDY WONDER Dear Fred, I just heard Alicia Keys' remix of "Karma" (the one which samples heavily from Stevie Wonder's "Superstition"), and that made me wonder: Abou ...

  43. Juan Gabriel Arrested For Tax Evasion

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel has been arrested in the northern state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel has been arrested in the northern state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old cro ...

  44. Q&A: Chayanne

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a 20-year career and 12 studio albums, Puerto Rican singer Chayanne is one of the undisputed icons of Latin pop. Often referred to as a heartthrob, Chayanne is much more. He is a relentless perfor ...

  45. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>South African singer Brenda Fassie dies at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg. She is 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardi 2004 - South African singer Brenda F ...

  46. WMA Vet Jorge Pinos Starts Firm

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Agent lands Juan Gabriel. Agent lands Juan Gabriel. News Juan Gabriel ...

  47. 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) " ...

  48. Juan Gabriel Signs With WMA

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pinos to rep Latin star. Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel has signed with Jorge Pinos of the William Morris Agency for worldwide representation. The deal excludes Mexico, where Gabriel will represent himself. Pinos previously represented Gabriel, wh ...

  49. Inocente de Tí

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mexican icon Juan Gabriel has never been known for subtlety. But even by his standards, his latest studio album is, well, slightly over the top. Mexican icon Juan Gabriel has never been known for subtlety. But even by his standards, his latest studi ...

  50. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel takes home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of the y 2002 - Veteran Mexican singer/songwr ...

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