1. Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Others Dish on Their 2014 Latin Chart Smashes

    August 19, 2014 8:02 AM EDT The stories behind 10 of the hottest midyear hits from Prince Royce, Romeo Santos and Marc Anthony. The sound of tropical-laced romance dominated radio airwaves for the first half of the year, according to Billboard's Hot Latin Songs recap of ...

  2. Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Others Dish on Their 2014 Latin Chart Smashes

    August 19, 2014 8:02 AM EDT The sound of tropical-laced romance dominated radio airwaves for the first half of the year, according to Billboard's Hot Latin Songs recap of hits charting in the issues dated Dec. 7, 2013 through June 28, 2014. The style was a softening of ...

  3. Spain's Recorded Business Rises for the First Time in 13 Years

    July 16, 2014 1:32 PM EDT Streaming surge and releases by Enrique Iglesias, Pharell and others spark gains in the first half of 2014. Music revenue in Spain rose in the first half of 2014, combating a drop in sales of over 80% over the past 13 years. According to a report ...

  4. Romeo Santos Surprises With Aventura Reunion, Prince Royce, Marc Anthony at Yankee Stadium

    July 13, 2014 7:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Surprises were abundant at Romeo Santos' sold out Yankee Stadium show Saturday night. The bachata superstar drew a deafening hometown crowd on the second night of his historic two-show run at the Bronx ballpark. Concertgoers went wild with Rome ...

  5. A Day With The Digital Voice Of Staples Center, Cara Vanderhook

    June 11, 2014 12:46 PM EDT This article wfirst appeared in the June 14th issue of Billboard Magazine . During her more than 10 years with Anschutz Entertainment Group in Los Angeles, Cara Vanderhook has helped manage media campaigns for numerous high-profile events, includi ...

  6. Bachata Star Romeo Santos Dazzles Fans at Los Angeles Concert

    May 24, 2014 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 The hype surrounding bachata crooner Romeo Santos has been plentiful the last three years. It proved to be very real for the Bronx-born singer, who shook fans to their core this week at Los Angeles’ Staples Center as part of the first leg of a major ...

  7. Vin Diesel Announces Romeo Santos Will Be in 'Fast & Furious 7' at Onstage at LA Concert

    May 23, 2014 9:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Romeo Santos’ crossover from popular bachata singer to mainstream popstar is further on its way, as The Bronx native got props from Vin Diesel and a live in-concert announcement from the actor that he will have a role in the upcoming ‘Fast & Fur ...

  8. Carlos Vives Debuts; Marc Anthony & Enrique Iglesias Extend Latin Chart Records

    May 22, 2014 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Vives debuts at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with "Mas + Corazon Profundo," with 2,000 copies sold in the week ending May 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set is a continuation of his last studio album, &q ...

  9. Dr Pepper Builds L.A. Recording Studio, to Release EPs feat. RZA, Dave Sitek and Hood Internet (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2014 12:30 PM EDT For several years now, brands like Converse , Red Bull and Sonos have established studio spaces where emerging and established artists could record and perform new music, free of the endorsement trappings one would initially associate with a br ...

  10. One Direction's 'You & I' Video Returns Group to Top 10 on Social 50

    April 24, 2014 6:28 PM EDT After a nine-week absence from the top 10 on the Social 50 chart, One Direction returns to the region, vaulting 14-8 after the debut of their video for "You & I" on April 18. The nine-week vacation from the region was the group' ...

  11. Past and Present Meet at ASCAP's Latin Music Awards

    March 19, 2014 4:57 PM EDT The thread that connects the past and present of Latin music was in full display March 18 at the annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards, with legendary musicians Fania All-Stars sharing the stage with today’s stars in what became one of those once-in-a-l ...

  12. Romeo Santos, Andres Castro, Daddy Yankee Honored at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 18, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Romeo Santos, who last month scored the top-selling debut on the Top Latin Albums chart in eight years, and guitarist/producer Andrés Castro, who has scored a series of No. 1 hits co-written with Carlos Vives, shared the Songwriter of the Year awa ...

  13. Romeo Santos Announces 'Formula Vol. 2' Tour

    March 06, 2014 3:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The first leg of Romeo Santos' Formula Vol. 2 Tour was announced today (March 6) with15 initial U.S. arena dates revealed. The tour will open in Los Angeles on May 22, and includes his previously confirmed Yankee Stadium show on July 12. He wil ...

  14. Romeo Santos, Juanes Shine on Latin Charts

    March 06, 2014 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Romeo Santos scores the best sales week for any Latin title in eight years as his "Formula, Vol. 2" debuts at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with 85,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the strongest sales frame for a Spanish-language ...

  15. ScHoolboy Q's 'Oxymoron' Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 05, 2014 11:00 AM EST .924 k 4 As forecast, ScHoolboy Q's major-label debut,"Oxymoron," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 139,000 copies in the week ending March 2, according to Nielsen SoundScan.  Signed to Top Dawg Entertainment, the new album i ...

  16. Romeo Santos and Kid Cudi Heading for Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 28, 2014 8:15 PM EST 1 0 0 The Latin artist and rapper would follow ScHoolboy Q, whose "Oxymoron" is expected to hit No. 1 The Billboard 200 chart's top 10 will be flush with new arrivals next week, thanks to album releases from ScHoolboy Q, Kid Cudi, Romeo San ...

  17. Romeo Santos, Kid Cudi Heading for Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 28, 2014 8:01 PM EST The Billboard 200 chart's top 10 will be flush with new arrivals next week, thanks to album releases from ScHoolboy Q, Kid Cudi, Romeo Santos, Beck and Dierks Bentley. ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" seems set for a No. 1 debut, perha ...

  18. ScHoolboy Q Heading for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    February 26, 2014 6:59 PM EST ScHoolboy Q is heading for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. The rapper's major-label debut album, "Oxymoron," could sell between 150,000 to 160,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on March 2, according to i ...

  19. ScHoolboy Q Heading for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    February 26, 2014 5:35 PM EST ScHoolboy Q is heading for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. His major label debut album, "Oxymoron," could sell between 150,000 to 160,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, March 2 – so say industry for ...

  20. Romeo Santos Sets Yankee Stadium Concert

    February 24, 2014 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 One day before dropping his sophomore solo album "Formula, Vol. 2," Bronx-born Bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced that he will be headlining a concert at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2014. Santos will be the first Latin artist to have ...

  21. Romeo Santos Reveals Yankee Stadium Concert

    February 24, 2014 4:03 PM EST One day before dropping his sophomore solo album "Formula, Vol. 2," Bronx-born Bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced that he will be headlining a concert at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2014. Santos will be the first Latin artist to hav ...

  22. Chart Moves: Cole Swindell Tops Hot Country Songs; Tegan And Sara Make 'Awesome' Hot 100 Debut; Romeo Santos Soars On Hot Latin Songs

    February 21, 2014 10:23 AM EST As previously reported, Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, fending off Pharrell Williams' "Happy," which holds at No. 2. Who else makes notable moves ...

  23. Marc Anthony Leads List of Winners at Premio lo Nuestro

    February 21, 2014 9:44 AM EST With four awards, including Tropical album of the year for 3.0, tropical song of the year for “Vivir mi vida” and tropical salsa artist of the year, Marc Anthony was the lead winner at the 2014 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, which aired live on the Uni ...

  24. Draco Rosa To Close L.A. Recording Studio Phantom Vox

    February 13, 2014 4:12 AM EST Phantom Vox, the West Hollywood studio owned by Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning artist Draco Rosa, is set to close at the end of the month. The studio has hosted musicians ranging from Mexican band Kinky and Spanish rock star Enrique Bunbury to Co ...

  25. Romeo Santos Rockets to Record No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs Chart

    February 06, 2014 4:20 PM EST 35.816 k 239 0 Romeo Santos soars 39-1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart with his new single "Odio," featuring Drake. The jump is the biggest to No. 1 since the chart switched to an airplay/sales/streaming hybrid methodology (from all-ai ...

  26. Romeo Santos Scores Record No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs Chart

    February 06, 2014 4:11 PM EST Romeo Santos soars 39-1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart with his new single "Odio," featuring Drake. The jump is the biggest to No. 1 since the chart switched to an airplay/sales/streaming hybrid methodology (from all-airplay) ...

  27. Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony, Prince Royce Top Finalists For 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST Fresh from landing his third No. 1 debut on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart with “Odio” (featuring Drake), bachata star Romeo Santos led the charge as the top finalist for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm and broadca ...

  28. Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony and Prince Royce Top Finalists for 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    February 05, 2014 9:52 AM EST 11.045 k 169 2 Fresh from landing his third No. 1 debut on Billboard's Latin Airplay chart with "Odio," featuring Drake, bachata star Romeo Santos led the charge as the top finalist for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards , presented by S ...

  29. Chart Highlights: Passenger Rides To No. 1 On Adult Pop Songs With 'Let Her Go'

    February 03, 2014 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The song tops another chart, months after breaking through in the U.K. Plus, new No. 1s for John Legend, Lorde, Luke Bryan and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Grea ...

  30. Romeo Santos Debuts Atop Latin Airplay With Drake-Assisted 'Odio'

    February 03, 2014 5:29 PM EST 37.369 k 308 3 The King of Bachata enters at No. 1, tying the record for the most songs to begin at the top spot Romeo Santos' new single featuring Drake, the anguish-filled Bachata track "Odio," opens at No. 1 on Billboard's Latin Air ...

  31. Romeo Santos Breaks Into Social 50 Chart's Top 10

    December 13, 2013 3:33 PM EST 20.306 k 201 2 The Latin tropical sensation vaults a 41-6 jump to reach the chart's top 10 for the first time Latin tropical star Romeo Santos soars 41-6 on Billboard's Social 50 chart. With the jump, he reaches the list's top 10 for the fi ...

  32. The Year In Latin 2013: Prince Royce and Marc Anthony Join Jenni Rivera Atop Charts

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST A year after her death, the memory of Jenni Rivera propels the artist to No. 1 on the year-end Top Latin Artists chart, a tally that takes into consideration airplay, downloads and streaming-but in Rivera's case, it was all about album sales. ...

  33. Backbeat: Samsung Thought-Leadership Breakfast Draws Latin Music Leaders

    November 25, 2013 10:58 AM EST As part of Latin Grammys week, Billboard brought together Latin music industry leaders for an exclusive Thought-Leadership breakfast at the Four Seasons hotel on Nov. 21, presented by Samsung Galaxy. Arriving promptly at 9:30 a.m., despite a slew ...

  34. Latin Stars Romeo Santos and Prince Royce Debut on Social 50 Chart

    October 17, 2013 7:12 PM EDT Two Latin stars make their respective debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week: Romeo Santos and Prince Royce.   The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Ins ...

  35. Latin Stars Romeo Santos and Prince Royce Debut on Social 50 Chart

    October 17, 2013 7:12 PM EDT Two Latin stars make their respective debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week: Romeo Santos and Prince Royce.   The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Inst ...

  36. Enrique Iglesias Widens Lead for Most No. 1s on Hot Latin Songs Chart

    October 09, 2013 5:00 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias extends his lead for most No. 1s on Hot Latin Songs as "Loco" featuring Romeo Santos ascends 3-1 to become his 23rd chart-topper.  A major part of the song's ascent to the top is the release of a director's ...

  37. Romeo Santos Makes New Friends on Sesame Street: Watch

    October 08, 2013 12:15 PM EDT Romeo Santos' "Propuesta Indecente" is No. 1 on both the Billboard Hot Latin Songs and Latin Airplay charts this week. But he has a more innocent proposal for Elmo in his upcoming appearance on "Sesame Street."  Santos ser ...

  38. Chart Moves: Robin Thicke Ties R&B/Hip-Hop Mark; Imagine Dragons Return To Hot 100; Arcade Fire Ignites

    September 20, 2013 1:23 PM EDT As previously reported, Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" smashes its way to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, where it's her first No. 1. Who else makes notable moves on the Hot 100 and other song charts this week? -- Robin Thicke: Wit ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 Washing ...

  41. Chart Highlights: Enrique Iglesias' 'Loco' Launches At No. 1 On Latin Airplay

    September 02, 2013 1:05 PM EDT Plus, Kylie Minogue scores her seventh consecutive No. 1 on Dance/Club Play Songs, Eminem bows with 'Berzerk' and Paul McCartney debuts on Adult Contemporary Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts e ...

  42. Prince Royce Climbs to No. 1, Bachata Rules Hot Latin Songs Top 10

    August 29, 2013 6:05 PM EDT Prince Royce rises from second to first place on Hot Latin Songs with "Darte Un Beso," capturing his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard chart and halting Marc Anthony's 16-week streak at the top with "Vivir Mi Vida."   "Da ...

  43. Enrique Iglesias and Romeo Santos Hit the Bar, Avoid Danny Trejo in 'Loco' Video

    August 26, 2013 6:22 PM EDT The just-premiered low action video for the new Enrique Iglesias/Romeo Santos bachata single "Loco" casts Enrique and Romeo requires a bit of imagination, as it casts the hot superstar pair of lonely guys accompanied only by a couple o ...

  44. Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos: Whose Single Is Best?

    August 12, 2013 12:00 PM EDT 19.592 k 984 4 0 Vote Now! Marc Anthony’s salsa anthem "Vivir Mi Vida" has ruled the Hot Latin Songs chart for 14 weeks. Prince Royce ranks second this week with his pop bachata ballad "Darte un Beso," which is also No. 1 on the Billbo ...

  45. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Jenni Rivera's Emotional Tribute, Romeo Santos' Dream Project + More Backstage Highlights

    April 26, 2013 1:55 AM EDT Tributes flowed for the late Jenni Rivera as the likes of Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ana Barbara and Romeo Santos took turns in the spotlight. Here's a taste of what happened behind the scenes at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. FULL ...

  46. Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners List 2013

    April 25, 2013 5:01 PM EDT 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards WINNERS (GANADORES de Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2013)   Artist of the Year: (Artista del Año) •    Jenni Rivera Artist of the Year, New: (Artista del Año, Debut) •    3BallMTY Tour of the Year: (Gira ...

  47. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Watch the Red Carpet & Backstage Live 4/25 at 6pm ET

    April 25, 2013 1:00 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will air live from Miami tonight (April 25) on Telemundo at 7 p.m. ET but tune-in right here on Billboard.com beginning at 6 p.m. to watch a live video stream of the stars on the red ...

  48. Billboard Latin Music Marketing Awards Announced

    April 09, 2013 3:44 PM EDT A campaign for Honey Bunches of Oats starring bilingual urban bachata star Prince Royce; the marketing effort for Juanes’ MTV Unplugged album, and a MasterCard digital and social platform featuring EMI Mexico artists will compete for Best Campai ...

  49. Marc Anthony, Romeo Santos, Roberto Tapia, More to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 04, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will feature performances by some of music's leading names including singer/songwriter Marc Anthony, bachata star Romeo Santos, regional Mexican crooner Roberto Tapia, reggaeton ar ...

  50. Marc Anthony, Daddy Yankee, Others to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 04, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, will feature performances by some of music's leading names including singer/songwriter Marc Anthony, bachata star Romeo Santos, regional Mexican crooner Roberto Tapia, reggaeton art ...

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