1. Herbalife Incorporates Music Into Its Health Plan: A Conversation with SVP and MD Ibi Fleming

    June 18, 2013 1:15 AM EDT This past April, Herbalife -- the giant nutrition company with independent distributors in over 80 countries -- made its first foray into music as a sponsor of the Billboard Latin Music conference. It was a leap for a company that, since its fou ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Artists Carla Morrison, Olga Tañon, America Sierra and Kany Garcia Set for 'Latin’s Leading Ladies' Panel at 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference

    March 26, 2013 5:35 PM EDT 2012 Latin Grammy revelation Carla Morrison, tropical superstar Olga Tañon, Regional Mexican composer and 3Ball MTY vocalist America Sierra, and Puerto Rican pop singer/songwriter Kany Garcia will represent the current strength of Latin music’ ...

  4. Jenni Rivera Memorial: How Were Artists, Execs Connected to Her?

    December 19, 2012 7:16 PM EST Executives and celebrities gathered at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles to pay their respects to Jenni Rivera , the banda diva who died in a plane crash December 9. Artists in attendance at the crowded memorial included singers Gloria Trevi, ...

  5. Olga Tañón

    Olga Tañón

    32 Albums, 48 Songs

  6. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop Doubles The Fun.

    October 22, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trio achieves a feat previously managed on Adult Pop Songs by only one other group in the chart's 16-year history. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gai ...

  7. Backbeat: Billboard Latin Music Awards After Party

    April 27, 2012 11:38 AM EDT (L-R): DJ Shotgun, El Arquitecto, and Tu Dulcero arrive at the Billboard Latin Music Awards after party. (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Music Leila Cobo , laying in the corner of a sofa on t ...

  8. Pedro Arroyo, Puerto Rican Radio Programmer and Salsa Advocate, Dead at 60

    April 15, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Puerto Rican radio programmer Pedro Arroyo, a salsa musician and lover who founded "El Día Nacional de la Zalsa" (National Salsa Day), a massive annual concert dedicated to the genre, died Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 60 yea ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Olga Tanon Comes Into Her Own on 'Ni Una Lagrima Mas'

    April 22, 2011 3:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 O lga Tañó n has always been willing to step out of her comfort zone. As a Puerto Rican artist, she broke ground by singing merengue, an eminently Dominican genre, and won two Grammy Awards in the process. Once entrenched in the tropical world, she ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Chart Beat Thursday: Rihanna, Ludacris, Timbaland

    March 18, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 ATTA 'BOY'!: Rihanna rules the Billboard Hot 100, as "Rude Boy" rides 4-1. With the ascension, the singer improves upon an already impressive chart history that began less than five years ago. The song marks Rihanna's sixth ...

  14. 50 Latin Stars Gather To Record 'Somos El Mundo'

    February 22, 2010 7:40 AM EST 0 0 0 The atmosphere at Miami's Bongo's restaurant, perched on top of the American Airlines Arena, was almost festive as an endless stream of Latin acts began to file inside. They were there to record "Somos el Mundo," the Spanish-lang ...

  15. Jencarlos' ‘Buscame’ Debuts High On Latin Chart

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what may be the highest-ever first-week position on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart from a debut act with independent distribution, Jencarlos' "Búscame" debuts this week at No. 2. "Búscame," on Bullseye Music and d ...

  16. Cubans Flock To Iconic Plaza For 'Peace Concert'

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to sprawling Revolution Plaza on Sunday for an open-air "peace concert" headlined by Colombian rocker Juanes, an event criticized by some Cuban-Americans who say the performers were lending support ...

  17. Editorial: Playing For Peace

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes' Peace Without Borders concert, slated for Sept. 20 in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución, has unleashed a maelstrom of debate about the ethics of performing in the country. Juanes will perform with Puerto ...

  18. International Acts Sign On For Juanes' 'Peace' Concert

    September 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An international lineup of Latin acts will join Colombian rocker Juanes at his controversial "Paz Sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) concert, scheduled for Havana, Cuba Sept. 20. The free concert, which coincides with the United Nati ...

  19. Juanes 'Peace' Concert Stirs Debate Over Cuba

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Plans for Colombian rocker Juanes' "Peace Without Borders" concert in Cuba Sept. 20 continue despite an unabated maelstrom of debate and opinion that the show that will be staged in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución. Although det ...

  20. SBS Launches Debut Digital

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish Broadcasting System launched Monday (July 6) an integrated co-branding package for music artists called Debut Digital. The package allows artists to market their music across SBS' Mega TV Network, 21 radio stations and bilingual Inter ...

  21. Olga Tañón Launches Own Label

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Olga Tañón becomes the latest Latin artist to launch her own label, independent from a major. The Puerto Rican singer, who was most recently signed to Universal Music Latino, launched Mia Musa Music and has released two singles to the market in di ...

  22. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a conc ...

  23. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a conc ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Premios Lo Nuestra, Five For Fighting, Powersolo

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina, taking home three prizes each. The awards aired lived last night (Feb. 22) on Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Billboard Bits: 'Nuestro Himno,' Cracker, Marty Stuart

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on 'Nuestro Himno,' Cracker, Marty Stuart Olga Tañón, Gloria Trevi and Wyclef Jean are among the artists adding their voices to "Nuestro Himno" (Our Anthem), a Spanish-language recording of "The Star-Spangled Banner.&qu ...

  27. Diddy Joins New Billboard Latin Presenters

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. P. Diddy leads the list of newly added presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. He will be joined by actors Jimmy Smits and Ray Santiago plus artists Ali ...

  28. Billboard Latin Music Awards Add Stars

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, balladeer Christian Castro and hip-hop act Akwid have joined the performance lineup for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Salsa superstar Marc Anthony, Latin pop diva Paulina Rubio, ba ...

  29. Sony BMG Signs Olga Tañón

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merengue star plans new album for April. Merengue star Olga Tañón has signed with Sony BMG after a long association with Warner. A new album is due April 5. The first single, “Bandolero,” which she co-wrote with José Luis Morín, will go to radio F ...