1. Ricky Martin Talks Las Vegas Residency on 'Tonight Show': 'I Cannot Wait'

    February 17, 2017 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ricky Martin  simply "cannot wait" for his Las Vegas residency to kick off April 5. The "Vente pa'ca" singer appeared on  The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Thursday night (Feb. 16), where he talked about his upcoming reside ...

  2. Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars and Other Top Stars Betting On New Las Vegas Venues

    February 16, 2017 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 It was opening night of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in April 2016, and the crowd was cheering hometown heroes: The Killers , fronted by Brandon Flowers , and "Mr. Las Vegas" himself, Wayne Newton , who had joined the band onstage. Watc ...

  3. Alejandro Sanz Gets a New Look in Eyeglass Ad: Watch

    January 30, 2017 3:36 AM EST 0 0 0 Latin music star is the new spokesman for Spain’s Opticalia Sporting a pair of classic frames, Latin music star Alejandro Sanz appears in a new ad for Spanish eyeglass brand Opticalia. “Life puts everything before your eyes...you see it or you don’t ...

  4. Selena Gomez, Maluma, Shakira & More Most Liked Instagram Photos | Billboard News

    Selena Gomez, Maluma, Shakira & More Most Liked Instagram Photos | Billboard News

    January 02, 2017 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 We look back at some of the years most popular and liked photos of Latin artists including Maluma, Selena Gomez, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, among others, throughout the year. Ricky Martin , music , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , Jennif ...

  5. Selena Gomez, Maluma, Shakira & More Most Liked Instagram Photos

    December 30, 2016 9:00 AM EST was a busy year, especially on Instagram . Aside from using the social media platform to share important news and forthcoming projects, artists allow us to be part of great moments in their lives thanks to the photographs they post.  As we near ...

  6. Ricky Martin Drops English Version of 'Vente Pa'Ca' Feat. Delta Goodrem: Listen

    December 29, 2016 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Ricky Martin teamed up with Australian singer Delta Goodrem for an all-new English version of "Vente Pa'Ca," his recent smash reggaetón hit featuring Maluma . The pair, who were once coaches on  The Voice Australia together ,   droppe ...

  7. Ricky Martin Thanks Fans For Support Over Father's Illness

    December 26, 2016 2:09 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop star Ricky Martin thanked his fans Saturday for their support following the hospitalization of his father, Enrique Martin. The singer issued a statement saying that he is "close to his father along with his nuclear family." Martin aske ...

  8. From 'Maria' to 'Shake Your Bon-Bon,' Listen to Ricky Martin's Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    December 24, 2016 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin has been one of the Latin acts to conquer the Billboard Hot 100. His first single to appear on the chart was his smash hit "María," which peaked at No. 88 in 1996. However, it wasn't until 1999 that ...

  9. Who Is Oscar Lopez Rivera? Why Artists Like Residente, Ricky Martin & More Are Campaigning for His Release

    November 28, 2016 1:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Latin artists like Calle 13 's Réne Pérez, aka Residente, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Rubén Blades  have been vocal and active about demanding the release of the Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, who has become the Iongest-held pol ...

  10. Laura Pausini Drops Her First Christmas Album & Music Video: Watch

    November 04, 2016 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fifteen years ago Italian singer Laura Pausini began dreaming about recording a Christmas album. Her first attempt and proposal to her label was thwarted by the simple fact that in Italy, traditional Christmas albums are not very successful. But the ...

  11. Maluma on Working With Ricky Martin, Shakira & What's Next for Him

    Maluma on Working With Ricky Martin, Shakira & What's Next for Him

    November 03, 2016 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Colombia-born Maluma is one of the hottest artists in Latin music right now. At just 22, the singer-songwriter has already worked with icons like Ricky Martin and Shakira, and he's netted plenty of fans with his latest album  Pretty Boy, Dirty ...

  12. CNCO: What You Need to Know About the Next Big Latin Boy Band

    October 07, 2016 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Members:   Christopher Velez, 20, from Ecuador; Richard Camacho, 19, from Dominican Republic; Zabdiel de Jesus, 18, from Puerto Rico; Joel Pimentel, 17, from Mexico; and Erick Brian Colon, 15, from Cuba. Roots: The quintet is a product of Univision ...

  13. Traveling the World With Ricky Martin: 10 Instagram Pics Where He Explores Exotic Destinations

    September 23, 2016 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Without a doubt, Ricky Martin ’s One World Tour has been one of the most successful concert tours in his career. The trek started in fall 2014 and he is still touring in many cities worldwide.  Watch Ricky Martin & Maluma's 'Vente Pa&# ...

  14. Watch Ricky Martin & Maluma's 'Vente Pa'Ca' Music Video

    September 22, 2016 7:28 PM EDT 0 0 7 Ricky Martin and Maluma 's "Vente Pa'Ca" has us feeling like it's summer all over again. After snapping a selfie together and blasting it on social media, the two hot Latin superstars host an epic beach party at the SLS Hote ...

  15. Artists React to Juan Gabriel's Death

    August 28, 2016 6:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel died Sunday (Aug. 28) at the age of 66, after he suffered a massive heart attack. Gabriel was in the midst of the U.S. leg of his MeXXico Es Todos tour. Mexican Superstar Juan Gabriel Dies at 66 Latin stars and more ar ...

  16. Ricky Martin & Maluma Shoot 'Vente Pa'Ca' Video: Exclusive Photos

    August 24, 2016 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 2 It was hard to say who looked better -- Ricky Martin or Maluma -- as the two traded verses poolside at the SLS Miami Beach during a music video shoot for their upcoming single “Vente Pa’Ca” (Come Here). The Martin track, featuring the Colombian hear ...

  17. CNCO Tops New Latin Boy Band Reader Poll

    August 09, 2016 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 After thousands of fans cast their votes on Billboard.com's Favorite New Latin Boy Band Poll,  CNCO  takes the lead with 44.42 percent of the votes. Not too far behind, CD9 came in second place with 43.93 percent, while the Spanish group Dvicio ...

  18. Ricky Martin Announces Final Dates for One World Tour

    August 05, 2016 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin announced the final dates for his One World Tour, Billboard has learned. Marc Anthony's First U.K. Concert Hits Hot Tours Recap For this fourth and final leg, the “Perdóname” singer offers 28 presentations in ma ...

  19. Sony Music India Cleared of Tax Evasion Implied in a Bizarre Letter from Ricky Martin

    June 10, 2016 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 “I was coerced and forced to sign this statement on oath," Martin wrote in 1999. A long-running income tax case against Sony Music India that followed a charity performance by  Ricky Martin  in 1998 has finally reached its conclusion --  after ...

  20. Ricky Martin on Syrian Children's Safety: 'The World Must Make Greater Efforts to Ensure Their Protection'

    June 03, 2016 8:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin has expressed his concern about children affected by Syria’s conflict. On Wednesday, Martin -- as Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF -- visited Lebanon to meet children who have emigrated with their families. The Puerto Rican singer is call ...

  21. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony, Pitbull & More: What's Your Favorite Latin Bromance? Vote!

    April 08, 2016 7:01 PM EDT The special bond that artists like Carlos Vives and Marc Anthony or Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias share with one another can be summed up in one simple term: bromance. Hear Pitbull's New Song 'Messin' Around' Feat. Enrique Igles ...

  22. Grammys 2016 Preview: The Lowdown on Ricky Martin, Alejandro Sanz and More Latin Acts Up for Grammy Honors

    February 13, 2016 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Best Latin Pop Album Terral Pablo Alborán Label Warner Music Latina This 26-year-old singer-songwriter became a YouTube sensation in his native Spain via home videos he posted of himself singing and playing guitar. Since then, he has been Spain' ...

  23. J Balvin, Diego Boneta, Pablo Alboran & More: Latin Notas

    February 12, 2016 5:32 PM EST Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard's editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment. J Balvin on the cover of Fader magazine Reggaeton singer ...

  24. Latin Notas: Ricky Martin, Romeo Santos, Juan Gabriel & More

    February 05, 2016 6:47 PM EST Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard 's editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin musicians are doing in the world of entertainment. Romeo Santos awarded for Formula, Vol 2. Romeo Santos, t ...

  25. Billboard.com's 10 Best Latin Albums of 2015: Critics' Picks

    December 23, 2015 2:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Our editors’ picks for the best Latin albums of the year run the gamut from electronic dance fare to old-school reggaeton. We looked for albums where artists pushed their own boundaries to come up with unexpected, even risky albums. Here are our pic ...

  26. Grand Slam Party Latino Hits It Out of the Park With Ricky Martin, Prince Royce, Fifth Harmony & More

    December 06, 2015 7:40 PM EST SBS Entertainment’s Grand Slam Party Latino seemed a daunting proposition. Bring together 29 top acts, most of them Latin, to perform at a single show in a 36,000-seat stadium in Miami in the middle of Art Basel. But on Saturday (Dec. 5), the show ...

  27. Ricky Martin Supports Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton: 'She Is With Us & Our Families'

    December 04, 2015 5:36 PM EST 0 0 0 After his blistering open letter to Donald Trump last August criticizing his comments about the Latino community, Latin superstar Ricky Martin announced this week his support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her campaign &qu ...

  28. The 50 Greatest Latin Songs of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They made us dance and they made us sing, and they still do so today. When it comes to music, there's no objective right or wrong, good or bad – but that never stops passionate music fans from sharing and defending their favorites. From pop hoo ...

  29. Major Lazer's 'Light It Up' Gets Remix From Nyla & Fuse ODG: Listen

    November 06, 2015 5:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Major Lazer ’s “Light It Up,” from their third studio album Peace Is the Mission , has received the remix treatment from Nyla and Fuse ODG. BBC’s Annie Mac gave the innovative rendition her stamp of approval earlier this week when she declared it th ...

  30. Fifth Harmony, OMI, Ricky Martin, Maluma & More Added as Latin Grammys Performers

    November 05, 2015 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The Latin Grammys have added some more star power to the 2015 performance lineup. Fifth Harmony , OMI , Ricky Martin , Espinoza Paz , Maluma and Banda el Recodo will all be taking the stage at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 19 for Latin mu ...

  31. Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira & More in HBO's 'The Latin Explosion': Watch First Trailer

    October 08, 2015 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 HBO is bringing out seemingly every A-lister in the book for its upcoming Latin music special The Latin Explosion , which will  chart the history and cultural impact of Latin artists in the U.S. going back to the 1950s. The first trailer, out now, o ...

  32. Adam Lambert Shines with 'Ghost Town' Performance on Australia's 'The Voice'

    August 03, 2015 12:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert is all too familiar with the circus that is reality TV, and he knows how to win the fans. The pop singer put it all together for a buzzworthy performance of "Ghost Town" on Australia’s version of The Voice on Sunday night.  Th ...

  33. Wisin & Ha*Ash Will Be Special Guests on Ricky Martin's One World Tour: Exclusive

    July 30, 2015 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The tour kicks off Sept. 15. Ricky Martin will launch the U.S. leg of his One World Tour on Sept. 15 and will play 25 dates Stateside. With a bonus: 20 of those dates will feature either reggaeton star Wisin or Mexican pop duo Ha*Ash as guest acts. ...

  34. Cecil the Lion: Ariana Grande, MC Hammer & More Celebs Blast Dentist Accused of Killing Famous Lion

    July 28, 2015 6:40 PM EDT 3.198 k 675 65 Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist and self-proclaimed trophy hunter, has been accused of killing Zimbabwe's most famous lion, Cecil, earlier this month. Now, celebrities such as MC Hammer , Ariana Grande , Cher ,  Ricky Martin  and  B ...

  35. Menudo, Aventura & More: Vote for the Best Latin Boy Band of All Time

    July 16, 2015 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 You may have noticed that Boy Band Week has taken over Billboard.com as we know it, and there are several concurrent debates going on in the midst of the celebration -- including which Latin boy band deserves the coveted title of número uno . Is it ...

  36. Shakira, Enrique, Ricky Martin & More: Which Latin Icon Pulled Off the Best Crossover? Vote!

    July 08, 2015 5:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 There are some artists who vow never to sing in a language other than their own. To others, the word crossover simply means experimenting with other genres -- a smart move in today’s market.  Prince Royce is the latest Latin idol to venture into Eng ...

  37. Puerto Rico to Swiftly Enforce Marriage Equality After U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

    June 26, 2015 6:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 "This ruling opens the path for a Puerto Rico that is free of discrimination," Ricky Martin says. Hours after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of same-sex marriage rights on Friday (June 26), Puerto Rico pushed for leg ...

  38. Meet Music's Top 15 Real-Estate Agents Who Broker Miley and Lil Wayne's Show-Stoppers

    June 26, 2015 6:20 PM EDT From L.A. to N.Y.C., these are music's property power brokers who deliver the deals for the biggest chart-toppers. Josh Altman, 36 The Altman Brothers/Douglas Elliman, Beverly Hills Altman recently closed Miley Cyrus ' $5 million buy o ...

  39. What's the Hottest Latin Urban Summer Anthem? Vote for Your Favorite!

    June 24, 2015 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s officially getting hot in here. But what’s summer without a little romance -- and, in some cases, a little dirty dancing? As we embark on what is sure to be one of the hottest summers on record (thank you, mankind and global warming), help us d ...

  40. Chart Highlights: Andy Grammer Gets 'Good' Marks Atop Adult Pop Songs

    June 22, 2015 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 'Honey, I'm Good.' becomes his first leader on the list. Plus, new No. 1s for Ricky Martin, Omarion, Kelsea Ballerini & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts bel ...

  41. The Next Menudo Will Be Found Through Social Media in New Digital Talent Search Competition

    June 22, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin probably never guessed when he joined Menudo in the '80s that it would live on forever. But every few years, a new iteration of the iconic Latin boy band pops up, with the mission of keeping it young and fresh. To that end, a new m ...

  42. Ricky Martin, Juanes Write Heartfelt Letters to Their Children for Time's 'Letters From Dad' Series

    June 15, 2015 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Father’s Day coming up this Sunday (June 21), a dad’s love for his kids is top of mind for many -- including some of our favorite musical papis .  In its annual Letters From Dad series, Time magazine has once again asked several influential dad ...

  43. Farruko and Gocho, Reggaeton Stars, Sign to Sony/ATV

    June 15, 2015 11:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Reggaetón acts Farruko and Gocho, who are both producers in addition to songwriters, are the latest signings to Sony/ATV Music Publishing Latin America’s roster. Farruko has been signed to a long-term, worldwide co-publishing deal while Gocho was si ...

  44. Copa América Fever: Vote for Your Favorite Soccer Anthem!

    June 10, 2015 6:10 PM EDT 3.781 k 103 0 The Champions League tournament may be over but fear not, fútbol fans -- Copa América starts Thursday and runs through July 4, bringing together South America’s best national teams to compete for that coveted CONMEBOL trophy on Chile’s home ...

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