1. White House Postpones ‘Musica Latina’ Concert After Navy Yard Massacre

    September 16, 2013 11:51 PM EDT The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead. "In light of today's tragic events at the Washingto ...

  2. Marco Antonio Solis Re-Ups With Universal

    June 12, 2013 5:14 PM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís, one of Latin music’s most storied artists, has renewed his contract with Universal, this time through Universal Music Latino, the label’s pop imprint.  Solís new album of pop material, Gracias Por Estar Aqu ...

  3. Marco Antonio Solís Making Brazil Concert Debut at World Cup

    May 31, 2013 2:15 PM EDT The popular romantic Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solís will make his Brazilian concert debut during the 2014 World Cup.  Solís, who spoke to Billboard after a May 30 concert at the Festival Acapulco in Mexico for 14 thousand fans, also plans to ...

  4. Jenni Rivera's Chart Achievements And Music Videos

    January 10, 2013 11:21 AM EST 0 0 0 REMEMBERING JENNI RIVERA • News: Rivera Dead at 43 • PHOTOS: The Latin Diva's Life • REACTION: Stars Shocked • VIDEO: Our Chat w/ Her in April The late Jenni Rivera , who went from being a sideline act to a major recording artist in regional Me ...

  5. Jenni Rivera's Family Asks Radio Stations to Play 'La Gran Senora' at Noon Thursday

    December 19, 2012 6:54 PM EST The family of Jenni Rivera asking radio programmers to play Rivera's hit "La Gran Señora" tomorrow (Thursday) at noon, PT. "All of you contact all of the radio stations," Gustavo Rivera, Jenni's brother, told the audi ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Jenni Rivera's Album Sales Gain 1,014% After Death, Has Top Three on Latin Chart

    December 18, 2012 9:56 PM EST 0 0 0 The late Jenni Rivera 's presence is felt strongly on many of Billboard's music charts this week, following her death on Dec. 9.   With the most recent Nielsen SoundScan tracking week ending on Sunday, Dec. 16, the new Billboard charts ref ...

  8. Jenni Rivera's Album Sales Gain 1,014% and Claim Top Three Slots on Latin Chart

    December 18, 2012 9:54 PM EST The late Jenni Rivera's presence is felt strongly on many of Billboard's music charts this week following her tragic death on Dec. 9. With the most recent Nielsen SoundScan tracking week ending on Dec. 16, the new Billboard charts reflec ...

  9. Jenni Rivera's Sales Soar

    December 13, 2012 3:13 PM EST Though news of Jenni Rivera's fatal plane crash broke on Dec. 9, the last day of the SoundScan tracking week, her passing still rocked the charts. In that single day, even before Rivera was officially declared dead, her albums sales rose 334% ...

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  11. Jenni Rivera Reflects on Her Struggles & Triumphs in 2011 Billboard Interview

    December 10, 2012 1:26 PM EST In this candid interview with the late Jenni Rivera from Billboard's Dec 3, 2011 issue, the Mexican-American banda queen discusses the many challenges she faced -- including domestic violence, being a single-parent of three, and working in th ...

  12. Hot Tours: Gigant3s Tour, Jason Aldean, Maroon 5

    September 29, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Latin music GIGANT3S Tour scores a No. 1 ranking on this week's lineup of Hot Tours with over $10 million in ticket sales reported from a late-summer trek. The show, which featured the major star power of Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco An ...

  13. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis' GIGANTE3S Tops Billboard Hot Tours Chart

    September 17, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The Latin music GIGANT3S Tour scores a No. 1 ranking on this week's lineup of Hot Tours with over $10 million in ticket sales reported from a late-summer trek. The show, which featured the major star power of Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco ...

  14. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen, Brad Paisley

    August 10, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Waters, featured in a recent Billboard cover story , closes out his highly successful The Wall Live Tour with a final No. 1 placement on the Hot Tours chart. Ticket sales totals from the tour's final eight North American dates, that wrapp ...

  15. Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar, Shaila Durcal To Play September Tour Dates

    July 13, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Promoters for a major Latin music co-headlining tour featuring Mexican stars Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Shaila Durcal say originally announced Sept. dates will take place despite the fact that the tour's initial eight summer dates have ...

  16. Homero Patron, Mexican Composer and Producer, Dead at 61

    July 07, 2012 12:41 PM EDT Mexican composer, arranger and producer Homero Patrón, known for his elegant renderings of Mexican music, passed away July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 61 years old. An unfailingly polite man who worked with a wide array of acts-including Marco Antoni ...

  17. Backbeat: 360 Group, AJ Music, Cardenas Execs Wind Down at La Salsa Vive Party

    April 25, 2012 12:30 PM EDT The scene at the "La Salsa Vive" party, which closed out day one of the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) With video footage of Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco performing "Quimbara" as a backdrop and N' ...

  18. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at th ...

  19. Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce 14-City U.S. Tour

    April 23, 2012 1:49 PM EDT Three of the biggest names in Latin music-salsa singer Marc Anthony, romantic balladeer Marco Antonio Solis and pop vocalist Chayanne-are teaming up for a U.S. tour that will take them to 14 cities, the trio announced during a press conference at ...

  20. Shakira, Prince Royce Win Big At Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

    February 17, 2012 2:06 PM EST MIAMI (AP) - With four awards each, Shakira and Prince Royce were the top winners on Thursday's Premio Lo Nuestro, although the Colombian star was not there during the evening, which was full of colorful performances but not both awards. The ...

  21. 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, " ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Shakira, Calle 13, Marco Antonio Solis To Perform at Latin Grammys

    October 24, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Multi-nominee Calle 13, Venezuelan troubadour Franco de Vita with Mexican rocket Alejandra Guzman, rockers Mana with Prince Royce (who performed last year but is featured in a remake of Mana's current single, "El Verdadero Amor Perdona&q ...

  24. Latin Grammy Nominations: Calle 13 Lead With a Record 10

    September 14, 2011 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Calle 13 , the Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez -- which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards under its belt -- is now ...

  25. Marc Anthony Launches Kohl's Clothing Line, Kicks Off Tour Friday

    September 07, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Marc Anthony officially unveiled his new clothing collection for Kohl's Department store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kohl's in Jersey City today. The Marc Anthony Collection includes outerwear, sportswear, suit separates, sport coats ...

  26. Jenni Rivera Thrills & Surprises Her Worshipers at L.A. Show

    September 05, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The American dream arrived in long curly locks, 6-inch heels and a skin-tight turquoise-colored dress with an extended tail that flowed into white puffy ruffles behind the entertainer,s in four categories including female artist of the year. The sho ...

  27. Il Volo Transitions from Italian TV to 'American Idol'

    May 18, 2011 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a long way from Italian TV to "American Idol." But when they take the "Idol" stage on May 19, the members of teenage tenor act Il Volo will have made that trek in just two years. With a single serendipitous performance ...

  28. Marco Antonio Solis, Ana Gabriel Announce Co-Headlining Tour

    May 10, 2011 11:18 AM EDT Mexican artists Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Gabriel today (May 10) announced in Miami a co-headlining U.S. tour, dubbed "Haciendo Historia" (Making History). Both artists have long careers that straddle both pop and regional Mexican real ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. PHYSICAL THERAPY: ARGENTINA'S MUSIC SALES

    March 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 Strong Economy Limits Decline In Argentine CD/DVD Sales Buoyed by robust economic growth, physical music sales in Argentina suffered only a relatively modest decline in 2010. The Argentine economy grew by 9.1% last year, a sharp improvement from just ...

  31. Ralph Mercado III Completes Acquisition Of Father's Company, RMP

    March 03, 2011 5:11 PM EST Ralph Mercado III, the son of the late label and promotions executive Ralph Mercado, has fully acquired his father's promotion company, RMP (Ralph Mercado Presents). Mercado III had already taken the helm of the company in 2007, when his fath ...

  32. Marco Antonio Solís Makes Latin Chart History With 'En Total Plenitud'

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Marco Antonio Solís' No. 1 debut this week on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart makes him the artist with most No. 1s -- a whooping 10 -- on the history of the chart. Solís' "En Total Plenitud" (Fonovisa ...

  33. Fonovisa To Host Second Web Chat With Marco Antonio Solis

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For only the second time ever, Fonovisa is hosting a Web chat for one of its artists as part of the regional Mexican's label continued efforts to establish its acts in the digital realm. Marco Antonio Solís, one of the biggest names in region ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. UPDATED: New Albums From Don Omar, Shakira, Juanes Among Others

    August 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT UPDATED SEPT. 2. The release date of Shakira's upcoming release is Oct. 19, not Nov. 2. The Latin marketplace is preparing for a hectic fall release schedule that includes albums by some of the genre’s top selling names. The lineup: Don Omar, ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. Hot Tours: André Rieu, George Strait, Taylor Swift

    April 29, 2010 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the latest Hot Tours ranking with a heavily back-dated reported gross from 53 European concerts dating from November through February. The shows, primarily in France and Germany, were part of the classical artist¹s th ...

  38. Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean To Perform At 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 22, 2010 9:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstars Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean, Paulina Rubio and Chayanne are the newest addition to the roster of performers for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards will air April 29 on the Telemu ...

  39. Nelly Furtado, Wisin Y Yandel To Perform At Premios Billboard

    April 15, 2010 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado, Wisin y Yandel, Ricardo Montaner, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, JenCarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos and Gilberto Santa Rosa are the latest acts added to the list of performers for the 2010 Premios Billboard De La Musica Latina. T ...

  40. Marco Antonio Solis, Wisin y Yandel Confirm Billboard Latin Music Awards Performances

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado, Ricardo Montaner, Wisin y Yandel, Luis Fonsi, Marco Antonio Solis, Jencarlos Canela, Banda Los Recoditos, and Gilberto Santa Rosa have confirmed performances for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, broadca ...

  41. Marc Anthony, Los Temerarios To Be Honored At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 14, 2010 8:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Superstar Marc Anthony and iconic Mexican group Los Temerarios will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope and Billboard Lifetime Achievement Awards, respectively, during the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, airing li ...

  42. Live Nation Confirms 2010 'Los Tres' Line-Up

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Mexican superstars Alejandro Fernández, Marco Antonio Solís and Joan Sebastian will team for a nine-city U.S. tour that kicks off April 10 in Anaheim, Calif. The “Los Tres” tour will be produced by Live Nation and tickets go on sale Feb. 12. The & ...

  43. Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations

    September 17, 2009 3:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 With five nods to its name, Latin Grammy darling Calle 13 led the list of esoteric nominations for the 10th annual Latin Grammy awards. The eclectic Puerto Rican urban group, which has already won several Latin Grammys in the past, is up for awards ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Latin News Briefs: Marco Antonio Solis, Monte Negro

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Marco Antonio Solis has signed with independent publisher Hugo Gonzalez for administration of his catalog in Mexico. The singer-songwriter’s Marco Musical publishing will be administered by Gonzalez’ Hip Latin Music S.A. de C.V. Solis’ compositio ...

  46. Swine Flu Forces Concert Cancellations In Mexico

    April 30, 2009 12:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of the recent swine flu outbreak, Ticketmaster's Mexican Web site resembled an airport departure screen during a snow storm, with rows of concert listings followed by the same word: "Cancelado." To help contain the outbrea ...

  47. Solis, Sebastian Take ASCAP Songwriting Honors

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Two regional Mexican icons - Marco Antonio Solis and Joan Sebastian - won the songwriter of the year award at the 17th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards held tonight at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sebastian's song "Par ...

  48. Finalists Announced For Billboard Latin Awards

    February 17, 2009 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 A varied list of artists, from veteran to newcomers, dominates the finalists for the 11th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 23 in Miami. Icons Vicente Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis and Mana, along with pop star Enrique Iglesia ...

  49. Finalists Announced For Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST A varied list of artists, from veteran to newcomers, dominates the finalists for the 11th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking place April 23 in Miami. Icons Vicente Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis and Mana, along with pop star Enrique Igles ...

  50. Feliciano's 'Navidad' Maintains Top ASCAP Latin Xmas Spot

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” leads the list of ASCAP’s most-played Latin Chirstmas songs of the year. The ASCAP tally, which measures airplay from Oct. 1, 2008 through Dec. 11, 2008, found that, as in years past, “Feliz Navidad” is by far the ...

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