1. Luis Miguel Announces West Coast Tour with SBS Entertainment

    June 20, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Latin pop star Luis Miguel, who earlier this year took home the Billboard Latin Music Award for Tour of the Year, is teaming up with SBS Entertainment for a 5-city west coast tour launching Sept. 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 44-year-old Grammy winning ...

  2. Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson Tour Tops Hot Tours

    April 26, 2013 6:03 PM EDT Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour soars to No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours tally with ticket sales revenue reported from arenas in eight European cities. Combined grosses from 31 performances of the Cirque du Soleil touring production totale ...

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  4. Juan Carlos Calderon, Renowned Spanish Composer, Dead at 74

    November 28, 2012 2:09 PM EST A pioneer of Spanish-language pop in the 1970s. Composer, producer, arranger and musician Juan Carlos Calderón died Monday (Nov. 26) in a Madrid hospital. The cause was cardiac arrest, according to Europa Press Calderón work with artists including ...

  5. Backbeat: Mickael Carreira Hits Miami Studio With Rudy Perez For Spanish Language Album

    November 02, 2012 10:16 AM EDT Mickael Carreria (left) with producer Rudy Perez in Perez's Miami Beach studio. (Photo: Leila Cobo) Portuguese pop star Mickael Carreira turned to two Latin producers- Rudy Pérez (Cristina Aguilera, Natalie Cole, Luis Fonsi) and Julio Reyes C ...

  6. Leslie Grace Becomes Youngest Woman To Top Latin Airplay Chart

    October 16, 2012 1:31 PM EDT At 17 years and nine months old, Leslie Grace makes Billboard chart history as the youngest female singer to notch a Latin radio No. 1, as "Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow" zooms 7-1 on Latin Airplay. Grace's debut hit bounds by 57% t ...

  7. Leslie Grace Youngest Woman To Top Latin Airplay Chart

    October 16, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Not yet 18, the singer reigns on her first try with 'Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow' At 17 years and nine months old, Leslie Grace makes Billboard chart history as the youngest female singer to notch a Latin radio No. 1, as "Will U Sti ...

  8. En Breve

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Luis Miguel, Latin Music Video Network Debuts, and Lokixximo Luis Miguel tops Texas Fest Pop singer Luis Miguel will headline the People en Español Festival Sept. 1-2 in San Antonio. The Warner Music artist, who rarely performs at festivals, will ...

  9. Mariachi Goes Majestic: A Latin Symphony Orchestra

    July 26, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Mariachi veteran Jose Hernandez has performed with some of the biggest names in music. Last year, for example, he and Lady Gaga belted out a heartfelt mariachi version of "Born This Way" in a little downtown L.A. nightclub where the pop ...

  10. Billboard Power 100: Peter Grosslight

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 32 Peter Grosslight Executive VP/Worldwide Head of Music William Morris Endeavor The Calm In The Storm... In a world where some view being a jerk as a career strategy, Peter Grosslight remains a dignified, understated power player. He runs one ...

  11. 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, " ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Hot Tours: Steely Dan, Luis Miguel, Rascal Flatts

    September 23, 2011 3:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steely Dan secures a No. 1 ranking on Hot Tours with box office grosses reported from its summer touring trek, dubbed the Shuffle Diplomacy Twenty Eleven Tour. The North American leg of the tour kicked off in Seattle with a sellout crowd at the WaMu ...

  14. Gloria Estefan Recording New Album with Pharrell Williams

    April 07, 2011 6:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 G loria Estefan has taken to Twitter to tell fans about her newest album and collaboration with hip-hop artist/producer Pharrell Williams . "I can't tell u how much I've enjoyed working with @NeRdArMy!," Estefan wrote , referring ...

  15. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Katy Perry, Aaron Lewis

    March 10, 2011 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 DUAL DOMINATION: A week after notching his first No. 1 on Pop Songs , Enrique Iglesias becomes the first artist to top the survey and Latin Songs simultaneously with different songs. As "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludac ...

  16. 'American Idol' Top 5 New Orleans Auditions, from Jacee Badeaux to Jovany Barreto

    January 20, 2011 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 S teven Tyler , Jennifer Lopez , Randy Jackson and the rest of the "American Idol" crew headed south for the New Orleans round of auditions last night, and while no performers were as spectacular as Yoji "Pop" Asano from the New ...

  17. On The Latin Charts: Enrique Iglesias, Luis Miguel, Don Omar and more

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As the market prepares for an avalanche of big-name Latin releases, this week’s Top Latin Albums chart remained stable, with Enrique Iglesias, Luis Miguel and Prince Royce encoring last week’s positions at No. 1 (“Euphoria” on Universal), No. 2 (“ ...

  18. Luis Miguel Tops Latin Albums

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miguel debuted at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with his new self-titled album, backed by a series of performances in Las Vegas commemorating the Mexican Bicentennial. "Luis Miguel" (Warner Music Latina) moved close to 9 ...

  19. Heart Returns To Adult Contemporary Chart

    September 01, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 'CAR' RIDE: Veteran rock act Heart makes its first appearance on Billboard's Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart in more than 16 years, as "Hey You" debuts at No. 30. The song introduces the group's first studio albu ...

  20. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Sting

    July 22, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 'LOVE' IS ...: As previously reported , Eminem 's "Love the Way You Lie" rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , becoming the rapper's fourth chart leader. The song's coronation is likewise noteworthy for featured art ...

  21. Chart Beat Tuesday: Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias

    June 01, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 BIG 'HOUSE': Miranda Lambert celebrates her first No. 1 on Country Songs, as "The House That Built Me" rises 2-1. Lambert had previously peaked as high as the runner-up spot with her prior single, "White Liar." (All cha ...

  22. Luis Miguel Signs Global Touring Deal With Live Nation

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sources confirm that Luis Miguel's exclusive global touring deal with Live Nation Entertainment - the first that the company has reached with a Latin artist, not including Shakira's multi-rights deal - will cover at least 100 concerts be ...

  23. Chart Beat Wednesday: Linkin Park, Eagles, Shakira

    August 19, 2009 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 'NEW' NO. 1: Same as the old one, and that lifts Linkin Park into elite territory in the history of the Alternative Songs chart. "New Divide" leads the airplay list for a 10th week, making Linkin Park just the second act in the c ...

  24. Chart Beat Thursday: Sugarland, Selena Gomez, Jordin Sparks

    August 13, 2009 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 HIGH COUNTRY WORK WHERE?: Sugarland and Gloriana not only make splashy chart entrances with their new albums, the acts combine to achieve feats never before accomplished in the 18-year Nielsen SoundScan era on the Billboard 200 and Country Albums. O ...

  25. Chart Beat: Michael Jackson, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z

    July 02, 2009 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 FIT FOR A KING: Just as he did in his life, Michael Jackson continues to break Billboard chart records. Following his passing June 25, Jackson's music floods Billboard's Top Pop Catalog, Top Comprehensive Albums and Hot Digital Songs chart ...

  26. Ask Billboard: Paulina Rubio, Black Eyed Peas, Marvin Gaye

    June 12, 2009 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PAULINA POWER Hola Gary! My e-mai ...

  27. Juanes, Luis Miguel, Luis Fonsi Up For Grammys

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fresh off his Latin Grammy sweep, Juanes was nominated for best Latin Pop album at this year's Grammys along with Luis Miguel, Jorge Drexler, Luis Fonsi and Tommy Torres. The nominations spanned both traditional and contemporary sounds within ...

  28. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The search for Supernova's frontman comes to an end as punk rocker Lukas Rossi is named the winning vocalist of the CBS reality show "Rock Star: Supernova." 2006 - The search for Supernova's frontman comes to an end as pun ...

  29. Slipknot Edges The Game Atop Billboard 200

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Slipknot's "All Hope Is Gone" barely wins out over the Game's "LAX" in the race for No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week. The Roadrunner set moved 239,516 copies in the United States, according to Nie Slipknot's &q ...

  30. Luis Miguel On-sales Set For This Week

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tickets go on sale this week for several dates of Luis Miguel's "Complices" tour, which will take the Mexican crooner to such venues as Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre and Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. On sale this Friday are Migu ...

  31. Chart Beat

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart feats from Rihanna, Neil Diamond, New Kids On The Block and more! 'BOW' WOWS: It's getting to be a habit with Rihanna. Her "Take a Bow" (SRP/Def Jam) rockets 53-1 on the Hot 100, the third giant leap on ...

  32. Diamond Dominates Billboard 200 With First No. 1

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In another busy week in the top tier of The Billboard 200, Neil Diamond's "Home Before Dark" zooms in at No. 1, becoming his first chart-topping album. The Columbia set got a big plug when Diamond app In another busy week in the top t ...

  33. Miguel Makes Chart History With 'Complices'

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miguel has notched his eighth No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart with "Cómplices" (Warner Music Latina), giving him the crown for most No. 1's in the history of that chart. He was previously tied for ...

  34. Neil Diamond Shines With First No. 1 Album

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond nabs the first No. 1 of his career as "Home Before Dark" bows atop the Billboard 200. The set's 146,000 start is his best debut sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. Last week's chart-topp ...

  35. Miguel Lends Image To ATT

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexican crooner Luis Miguel is the face of a new ATT campaign, timed with Mother's Day on May 11. Beginning April 18, through May 11, television stations in the U.S. will air an ATT ad that features snippets from Luis Miguel's new video, ...

  36. Iglesias Tops Chart With '95/08'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Iglesias' "95/08" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart this week, with over 22,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen Soundscan. "95/08," which is Iglesias' first ever all-hits album in S ...

  37. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The search for Supernova's frontman comes to an end as punk rocker Lukas Rossi is named the winning vocalist of the CBS reality show "Rock Star: Supernova." 2006 - The search for Supernova's frontman comes to an end as pun ...

  38. Rakim And Ken-Y Top Billboard Latin Award Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcomers who aptly blended romance with dance beats on their debut album, "Masterpiece: Nuestra Obra Maestra" (Pina/Universal Latino), lead the list of finalists for th Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcome ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusu ...

  41. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award th the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard T ...

  42. 2006 Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. Here are the finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards, to be presented Nov. 9 at New York's Roosevelt Hotel. The eve ...

  43. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  44. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Whitney Houston's publicist announces that, contrary to the flood of rumors, Houston has not died from a drug overdose. Houston performed in New York City Sept. 7, as part of Michael Jac 2004 - Italian singer Giuni Rus ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Arthur Nights, Army Of Anyone

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite reports in the British press that fans were balking at her high ticket prices, Madonna rang up eight sellouts at Wembley Arena beginning Aug. 1, notching the highest Billboard Boxscore gross o Despite reports in the British press that fans w ...

  46. Rolling Stones Lead Mid-Year Tour Figures

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Touring is a global business and the Rolling Stones are, predictably, the top touring band in the world for the first half of 2006. Based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 1, 2005, t Touring is a global business and the Rolling Sto ...

  47. On The Road

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Luis Miguel's 30-show engagement is believed to be the biggest gross in the history of Mexico and one of the top global indoor grosses of all time. Read Ray Waddell's column. Luis Miguel's 30-show engagement is believed to be the bi ...

  48. 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 27 in Hollywood, Fla. Below are the winners of the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 27 in Hollywood, Fla., and broadcast live on Telemundo. The event honors the mo ...

  49. Luis Miguel Breaks Records In Mexico

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Set biggest gross in history of Mexico. Luis Miguel’s 30-show engagement at Auditorio Nacional Jan. 18-Feb. 27 grossed $19.3 million and drew 267,528 fans, believed to be the biggest gross in the history of Mexico and certainly one of the top indo ...

  50. 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 ...

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