1. Gloria Trevi, Kat Dahlia, La Marisoul & Leslie Grace Join the Billboard Latin Music Conference 'Divas Panel'

    March 04, 2014 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop star Gloria Trevi, rapper Kat Dahlia, soulful songstress La Marisoul and bachata sensation Leslie Grace will appear live on stage together at the 25th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference. The conference, presented by State Farm, will feature ...

  2. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: 5 Things You Didn't See on TV

    October 10, 2013 2:20 PM EDT So, you watched the Billboard Mexican Music Awards ? We were on the red carpet and backstage to catch a handful of things you didn't see on the show, which delivered big wins for Gerardo Ortiz and the late Jenni Rivera. 1 Happy Birthday to ...

  3. Olga Tañón, Carla Morrison, Kany Garcia, America Sierra: Latin's Leading Ladies Discuss Success On Their Own Terms

    April 25, 2013 12:23 PM EDT Panel: Latin's Leading Ladies Moderator: Justino Aguila, Associate Editor for Latin Music, Billboard Speakers: Kany Garcia Carla Morrison America Sierra Olga Tañón Outspoken, confident and charming, the four woemn who comprised the “Latin L ...

  4. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Pepsi Continues Its Journey with Latin Artists via 'Vive Hoy' and 3Ball MTY

    April 24, 2013 10:59 AM EDT While plenty of major brands are rushing to scoop up Latin artists for partnerships as that market segment explodes, Pepsi boasts a long history of doing so already. The soda giant enjoyed center stage late Tuesday afternoon at the Billboard Lat ...

  5. Jenni Rivera Honored By Family and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:55 PM EST 0 0 0 The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and f ...

  6. Jenni Rivera Honored By Fans and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:28 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and ...

  7. Backbeat: Antonio Orozco Performs at Heineken Acoustic Brunch Before Latin Grammys

    November 15, 2012 5:47 PM EST Heineken showcase brings out music executives in support of singer/songwriter Antonio Orozco. (L-R) Sebastian Ducamp, GTS Global Talent Services (manager); Jesus Lopez, chairman Universal Music Latin America and Iberian Peninsula; Orozco, Latin Gr ...

  8. Album Reviews: The Script, Tame Impala, Alejandro Sanz and more

    October 23, 2012 7:51 AM EDT Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Producers: Mike Elizondo, Rob Cavallo, Gary Clark Jr. Warner Bros. Records Release Date: Oct. 22 Fat, powerful blues-rock that recalls five decades of various strains of Southern R&B and rock makes for a curious s ...

  9. Single Reviews: Bruno Mars, Adele, Rihanna, Sky Ferreira & more

    October 15, 2012 8:17 AM EDT BRUNO MARS Locked Out of Heaven (3:54) Producer: Mark Ronson Writers: B. Mars, the Smeezingtons Publishers: various Elektra/Warner With Gotye busy channeling Peter Gabriel, 2012 seemed overdue for a Police tribute. Leave it to Bruno Mars, then, ...

  10. Janelle Monae Talks New Album, CoverGirl at Nokia Music Event: Video

    September 26, 2012 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janelle Monae performed at Nokia Music's Social Media Week event Tuesday night (Sept. 25) in Los Angeles, and sat down to chat with Billboard about her upcoming album, Nokia, and what it's like to be a CoverGirl. "I'm really exci ...

  11. Backbeat: Katy Perry Premieres New Film, Performs For Neil Portnow, Randy Phillips, Epic and ASCAP Execs

    June 27, 2012 1:25 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen joins Katy Perry on the pink carpet. (Photo: Joseph Llanes) Katy Perry modified her concert presentation Tuesday on Hollywood Boulevard at the premiere of her Paramount film "Katy Perry: Part of Me," busting out of a pop ...

  12. Backbeat: Eva Mendes, Regional Mexican Crooner Espinoza Paz Star in 'Girl in Progress'

    May 11, 2012 10:18 AM EDT (L-R) Regional Mexican star Espinoza Paz, actress Eva Mendes and Mexican comic Eugenio Derbez star in director Patricia Riggen's "Girl in Progress." The film, about a single mother raising a teenage daughter, hits theaters on May 11 ...

  13. Backbeat: Elvis Crespo, Juan Magan, Nir Seroussi, Victor Gonzalez, More at Latin Conference's Billboard Bash

    April 26, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Elvis Crespo is mobbed by the crowd during his performance at the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto) The Billboard Bash , presented by State Farm , brought together members of the music industry to celebrate music with special performances by D ...

  14. Backbeat: Invasion Del Corrido Concert Draws Universal Latin, Del Records, BMI Execs

    March 27, 2012 6:30 PM EDT (L-R) Eddie Orjuela, Orjuela Entertainment; Delia Orjuela, BMI; Marissa Lopez, BMI; and Hector Leon of Los Compositores Publishing attend the staple regional Mexican event now in its fifth year. (Photo: Justino Aguila) One of Southern California&# ...

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    March 22, 2012 8:17 AM EDT Billboard.biz, a 24/7 extension of Billboard magazine, is the music industry's premiere news source. It also covers every aspect of the entertainment space as it pertains to everyone from brand marketers and ad agencies to record labels and c ...

  16. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Premieres 'I Love Jenni' Season Two At Party With Gerardo Ortiz, mun2 Execs

    March 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST Regional Mexican singers Jenni Rivera and Gerardo Ortiz at the launch party for Rivera's "I Love Jenni" reality program at My House in Hollywood. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera capped off the premiere pa ...

  17. Backbeat: Regulo Caro Album Release Party With Del Records, Sony Latin, BMI Execs

    March 01, 2012 3:07 PM EST Del Records recording artist Regulo Caro hangs out backstage at the Conga Room with singer William Ortiz. The two performed "Ser Piloto en Guamuchil" which is featured on Caro's new album, Amor En Tiempos De Guerra . (Photo: Justino ...

  18. Backbeat: Grammy Camp Jazz Sessions Celebrates 20th Anniversary,

    February 10, 2012 11:00 AM EST Ron McCurdy, a professor at USC, and Grammy Camp student Ashley Levin from Augusta, Ga., prepare to listen to a recording of "Soul Fly," an original composition by McCurdy. (Photo: Justino Aguila) Paul McCartney was standing in the same ...

  19. Sundance 2012 Backbeat: 'Filly Brown' Sdtk Features Jenni Rivera, Edward James Olmos Duet

    January 24, 2012 7:15 AM EST Regional Mexican star Jenni Rivera and actor Edward James Olmos may not sound like an obvious singing duo, but that's exactly what they're doing on the soundtrack of the new film, "Filly Brown." Olmos and Rivera are currently p ...

  20. Backbeat: Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Personally Invite Performers, Begin Taping 'Q'Viva! The Chosen'

    January 17, 2012 1:40 PM EST More than 200 performers from Latin America were flown to Southern California recently to participate in the taping of "Q'Viva! The Chosen," the new television show produced by Jennifer Lopez , Marc Anthony , Jaime King and Simon Fu ...

  21. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Talks New Album, mun2 Production Deal & Upcoming Edward James Olmos-Produced Film

    November 23, 2011 7:40 AM EST Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera takes time to show members of the media and her fans the dress she donated to the Hard Rock Café at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles during a press conference to support the release of her two albums, "Jo ...